AmeriCorps VISTA Communications and Outreach Coordinator


Summary: Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is part of the Women in Transition VISTA Initiative, a project with TTCF, Benevolence Farm and AmeriCorps VISTA CNCS which focuses on agricultural employment and workforce development strategies as a tool for overcoming poverty. The AmeriCorps VISTA Communications and Outreach Coordinator will help strengthen communications systems and procedures to increase the accessibility and sustainability of Transplanting Traditions Community Farm’s (TTCF) communications and education platforms. 



  • Passion for and understanding of food systems change, food justice and local agriculture
  • Dedication to working as a member of and in partnership with diverse communities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills and strong emotional intelligence
  • High proficiency in Google Drive, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Relevant experience with non-profit communications, including website development, social media management and newsletter development
  • Experience in database management and experience using Mailchimp or similar platforms
  • Experience in marketing and design using platforms like Canva is a plus
  • Commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation
  • Experience building relationships with key stakeholders, funders and partners
  • Prior understanding of and/or experience with the immigration process and resettlement experience and/or sustainable agriculture is ideal

Essential Duties

  • Develop systems and procedures for community outreach and public education
  • Research new web platforms and support in the development and design of a new or improved website
  • Develop more systems and processes for communications to be accessible to traditional donors and the larger refugee community
  • Improve systems to increase the efficiency of communications through various TTCF communications platforms
  • Develop and improve systems for data collection to increase the accessibility of data for communications and educational purposes


Program Benefits: This position is a full-time, year-long volunteer service opportunity starting in the fall of 2022.  AmeriCorps VISTA members are volunteers, not employees, and therefore do not receive payment from TTCF for their service.  As an AmeriCorps VISTA you will receive a monthly living stipend, healthcare benefits (not health insurance), a relocation allowance, reimbursement for job related transportation, and choice of an educational award or service stipend after completion of service. Transplanting Traditions also provides need-based housing stipends. Please review all information, details and benefits on the AmeriCorps VISTA website before applying. 


How to apply: Please apply through the position listing on the AmeriCorps site OR submit a resume and brief one-page cover letter to by June 15th, 2022. For questions about the position, email us at


More information about Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

The mission of Transplanting Traditions is to uplift food sovereignty in the refugee community through access to land, education and opportunities for refugee farmers to address community food insecurity and the barriers they face in reaching their dreams of farming. The farm provides a cultural community space for refugee adults and youth to come together, recreate home and build healthy communities, and continue agricultural traditions in the Piedmont of N.C.

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