Introductory

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    Review the objectives of PSO, the agenda and session descriptions.

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    Play this game with your group to develop a shared understanding of capacity building and the shapes it takes.

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  • Stages of Recruitment
    View this resource for a quick look at the VISTA recruitment process.
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    Customize this PowerPoint presentation to introduce sub-site supervisors to AmeriCorps VISTA, your VISTA project, and their roles and responsibilities.
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    Use this sample agenda to orient new sub-site supervisors and other staff to AmeriCorps VISTA and the unique aspects of your VISTA project.
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    Use this script to structure a discussion about generational and geographical information related to recruitment of VISTA members and leaders.
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    Use this step-by-step guide to learn how to create, edit, save, and archive VADs using the My AmeriCorps Portal section of eGrants.
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    Use this framework to learn how to represent yourself to bring positive change in your community through the concepts such as honesty, connection, and resistance.
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    Learn how to translate the experience you've gained during VISTA service into language that can help you get a job. This document provides background and a training exercise.
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    Review this sample day-by-day agenda to see the topics and elements to be included in orientations held during the first three weeks of a VISTA's service.
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