VISTA Communication and Outreach

VISTA/Pathway, Inc. (Pathway) is seeking a VISTA Communication and Outreach Worker. This is a contractual position.

Essential Functions:

  • Works with agency leadership to plan, promote and present all of Pathway programs including remote activities, workshops, social media, and community relations.
  • Assists with the development of a Marketing Plan for the agency.
  • Assists the agency in updating its interagency referral system.
  • Develops strategies for the promotion of Pathway programs and video works, including identifying target audiences and the most effective methods of reaching them.
  • Assists with developing and distributing publicity materials, press releases and other promotional materials.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating the agency website as social media outlets.
  • Distributes mail and email promotions and assists with developing other web-based promotions.
  • Maintains a secured database of community relationships and press contacts.
  • Assists with developing and strengthening relationships with local, regional, state and federal contacts.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint and other computer applications.
  • Committed to progressive and social change.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Excellent writer, editor and researcher.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability with social media marketing and strategies including outreach.
  • Knowledge of layout and design for print and web-based promotional materials.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare, submit and maintain accurate and timely project reports as required.
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in order to contribute to problem-solving activities within a growing and transforming agency.
  • A strong sense of aesthetics and style.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of people and be a good representative of the agency.
  • Networking and Partnership capabilities.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Work with a positive attitude and work cooperatively with other staff members.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with social service agencies, faith-based organizations, funders and partners


Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration preferred or an equivalent combination of education and 5+ years’ experience is required.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected].

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”