Though not exhaustive, terms and conditions of service as a leader include:
(a) A leader makes a full-time commitment to serve as a leader, without regard to regular
working hours, for a minimum of one year.
(b) To the maximum extent practicable, a leader shall live among and at the economic
level of the low-income community served by the project and actively seek opportunities
to engage with that low-income community.
(c) A leader aids the communication of VISTA policies and administrative procedures to
(d) A leader assists with the leadership development of VISTAs.
(e) A leader is a resource in the development and delivery of training for VISTAs.
(f) A leader may assist the sponsor with recruitment and preparation for the arrival
(g) A leader may advise a supervisor on potential problem areas and needs of VISTAs.
(h) A leader aids VISTAs in the development of effective working relationships and understanding
of VISTA program concepts.
(i) A leader may aid the supervisor and sponsor in directing or focusing the VISTA project
to best address the community's needs.
(j) A leader may serve as a collector of data for performance measures of the project
and the VISTAs.
(k) A leader is prohibited from supervising VISTAs. A leader is also prohibited from handling or managing, on behalf of the project,
personnel-related matters affecting VISTAs. Personnel-related matters affecting VISTAs must be managed and handled by the project
and in coordination with the appropriate CNCS State Office.
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