Virtual Orientation in a Box




When you purchase the Virtual Orientation in a Box you will get:

​Templates and materials that you can quickly customize to meet your program’s needs, including:​

– Orientation Facilitator Outline that includes learning outcomes and technical guidance
– Slides template with AmeriCorps branding
– Interactive Activities to use for teaching members about AmeriCorps history and Prohibited Activities with both low tech and high tech options
– A guidance document for members about how to use Zoom and how to prepare for the tech requirements of a virtual orientation
– Simple low-tech activities to use for icebreakers and team building both in-zoom and offline between training sessions
– Scenarios to use for an interactive session for members on how to handle typical challenges
– Orientation Evaluation Template
– Orientation Agenda Template
– Recommended videos and additional resources to share with members

​Project Management tools to help you as the program manager make sure everything is ready in time and the orientation goes smoothly:​

– Pre-Orientation Tech Quiz Template to assess member’s tech needs
– Pre and Post Orientation Email Templates
– Cheat sheet for facilitating on zoom, including how to set up your camera and workspace and how to use the basic features or troubleshoot common issues
– Day of Checklist for you to ready yourself and your workspace as the facilitator
– Tips for you and your members for what to wear when you present on camera

​Weekly Q&A Calls with Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom, professional facilitator and AmeriCorps expert:​
– Hop on one or all of the Q&A calls in order to get help directly in customizing the resources to meet your program needs.
– Practice using Zoom or get help with specific features during the calls.
– Bring your own idea or activity to the call and I can help you adapt it to the virtual environment.

COST: $475 per program
You may have access for up to 2 staff members from your program.

You have full access to all of the materials provided and may use them for as long as you want.