Introductory

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    Use this sample VISTA Leader Description (VLAD) to help you write your own.
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    Use these sample VADs to help you write your own.
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    Gain an understanding of the elements your site should include to market your program effectively.
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    Learn to write a mission statement that captures what you do, how you do it, and why, so that others can understand and give their support.
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    Use this template when you are drafting or revising VADs. You can later copy and paste your VAD text into eGrants.
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    Find out how best to include your service experience on your job resume and learn the latest trends in creating successful job application materials. Original webinar took place in 2013.
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    Apply these resources to create the base needed to develop, implement and evaluate a recruitment plan that ensures the health of your service site.
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    Use these resources to learn more about the knowledge, skills, and attitudes a leader needs in order to foster a high-functioning relationship with team members.
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    Apply these resources to your role as a facilitator and educator. Helping VISTA members’ learn and develop over the course of their service year is a key feature of the leader role.
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    Explore these resources to help you excel in your role as a liasion by improving your communication and conflict resolution skills.
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