Compassion Works for All Community Programs Leader

Job posting
Closing date: 18 July 2020

We are in search of a VISTA member who will join us for one year from August 31, 2020 - August 31, 2021 to help Promote Compassion Works for All’s mission through our Community Programs.

CWFA has provided mindfulness/meditation programs for people living in jails and prisons since 2005. We have a full-time executive director, 3 part-time employees, a 9-member board of directors, and a host of volunteers. Because we are unable to enter prisons and jails during COVID-19, we have begun producing videos and DVDs to send to prisons. We also publish a quarterly newsletter on mindfulness that goes out to over 3,200 people in all 50 states and in 4 countries. 

Organizationally, we are in the process of expanding in order to offer the following:

  • In-prison programs
  • Re-entry programs
  • Family programs
  • Prison security personnel programs
  • Community Programs

The VISTA hired for 2020-2021 will be in charge of all Community Programs. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Promote brand awareness through regular, high-quality social media content.
  • Create a one-year Community Programs calendar.
  • Acquire free online certifications through Google Academy and HubSpot to quickly enhance necessary marketing skills.
  • Plan and develop CWFA’s “Day of Compassion.”
  • Work with executive director to increase Compassion Works for All’s corporate partnerships.

The VISTA role at CWFA comes with a high level of responsibility, so we are especially focused on candidates with a proven record of being a self-starter, quick learner, and reliable team player. Ideal candidates will have some experience with the following, though none are required:

  • Mindfulness/meditation
  • Social media strategies
  • Google ads/metrics
  • Content marketing including blogs, video, and email
  • Video editing/production
  • Microsoft Word, Excel

Please only apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • Are at least 18 years of age
  • Are a US citizen, national, or legal permanent resident
  • Have applied through the AmeriCorps portal at
  • Can work full-time (40 hours per week) from August 31, 2020-August 31, 2021

How to apply

Please send a resumé and cover letter to:

Cory Jones:


Little Rock, AR 72201
United States
Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE):

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