Volunteer Manual


A volunteer manual developed by corps member Megan Andrews. The “House Rules” section was given by another station, KBOO, out of Portland.

Staff website and social media manual


How to maintain the new Southern Food and Beverage Museum Website and Social Networks

A “How-to” manual created by corps members Kelsey Parris for the Southern Food and Beverage Museum staff to maintain their website and social media.

Miro 101


A comprehensive manual on how to create a Miro community. Prepared by corps member Anne Jonas.

Airshifter Handbook: Community Radio Manual


This Airshifter Handbook is an introductory manual for Radio Free Urbana, a community radio station in Urbana, IL. This manual contains the history of Low Power FM radio, information on programming and a broad overview of operations at the station. It was created by VISTA member Stephen Fonzo serving at the Independent Media Center in Urbana, IL.

Non-Profit Guide to Planning and Running Events: Festivals, Concerts, Fundraisers, Art Shows and More


This comprehensive Event Planning Guide was created by VISTA members Stephen Fonzo and Nicole Pion at the Independent Media Center in Urbana, IL. It includes advice and tips for Setting the Date, Choosing a Venue/Location, Format, Promotion, Budget, Team & Staff, Catering & Entertainment, Networking, and Documentation.

Volunteer Recruitment Staff Training Manual,


This staff training manual, created by Laura Benack for, is designed to orient a new staff member to why volunteers are important to mission, how they are utilized, where are they recruited, and has examples language for posting volunteer advertisements. volunteers provided $900,000 of in-kind donations in 2009.

Assistive Technology Manual, DISKovery Center


The Assistive Technology Manual describes not only tools and products to aid people with disabilities, but also has etiquette and advice for respect in communications with a variety of impairments. This manual was developed by Anita Lie at the DISKovery Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Volunteer Manual, Davis Community Network


This volunteer manual is provided to volunteers in order to orient them to the organization, staff, programs, policies and procedures. It also contains information release and emergency contact forms. This document was prepared by VISTA Rian Graves at Davis Community Network in Davis, CA.

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