What Every VISTA Should Know

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Release Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019

Joining AmeriCorps means taking on a variety of unforseen challenges during your year of service. You commit a year of your life to serve in underprivileged and marginalized communities, educate yourself on communal issues, and work to provide sustainable solutions. As an AmeriCorps member, you have to learn how to adapt to those challenges and #GetThingsDone for your project. When our D.C. based VISTAs began their year of service almost 11 months ago, they curated a list of "Top 10 Need to Knows" to help fellow Defending Communities in Service VISTAs navigate their new positions and maximize their experience. Whether it be navigating a new position, city, or living on an AmeriCorps stipend, they've got it covered. Here's what they had to say!