JVS Marketing and Communication AmeriCorps Vista

VISTA Assignment Objectives and Member Activities
Goal of the Project: The Marketing and Communication AmeriCorps Vista  is a key member of the
administrative team, focusing on external relations. They help promote the mission of the
agency by helping to tell our story to a variety of audiences and through a variety of
media and outreach.
Objective of the Assignment (Period of Performance: By fall 2019)
Develop relationships with JVS staff, Board of Directors and Young Professionals Board to obtain at least
3 storyboards each month.
Member Activity: Create a system to track and recruit stories (Week 1 and Ongoing).
Member Activity: Meet with Each Program Manager to learn about their program (Week 2).
Member Activity: Develop training for staff regarding story Themes and how to ‘tell’ a story (Week 3).
Member Activity: Attend at least 1 monthly meeting for each JVS program to provide story training
and develop relationships with staff (Month 2).
Member Activity: Attend at least 1 monthly Board of Directors Meeting in order to develop
relationships with members (Month 2).
Member Activity: Attend at least 1 Young Professional Board Meeting to develop relationships with
members (Month 3).
Objective of the Assignment (Period of Performance: By fall 2019)
Manage Social Media Presence by developing content material and managing postings.
Member Activity: Develop an outline for frequency and types of materials that will be posted in
collaboration with JVS Development Director (Week 1 and Ongoing).
Member Activity: Post cultivated storyboards on social media platforms (ongoing).
Member Activity: Post relevant stories and successes on social media platforms (ongoing).

Objective of the Assignment (Period of Performance: By fall 2019)
Maintain website.
Member Activity: Review existing website content; review websites with similar mission and
programing; provide feedback regarding JVS’s strengths and weaknesses (Month 1).
Member Activity: Update existing content as necessary (Ongoing).
Objective of the Assignment (Period of Performance: By fall 2019)
Prepare for 70th anniversary celebration.
Member Activity: Work with JVS Admin Team to brainstorm ideas for JVS’s 70th anniversary
celebration (Month 1).
Member Activity: Work with JVS Admin Team and Board of Directors to implement ideas for JVS’s
70th Anniversary Celebration (ongoing).