Core Competencies

New Path has developed a list of seven core competencies that are reflective of our staff and volunteers.

Client/Customer Focus

Taking personal accountability for ensuring client/customer needs are met, both internal and external to the organization.

Commitment to Mission, Vision, Values

Championing the organization’s mission and vision and conducting oneself in a manner that is consistent with the values.

Results Orientation

Assuming accountability for solving problems and getting work done to achieve goals.

Engages in Change

Advocating for change requires resiliency and an ability to initiate, adapt and embrace change in a way that supports the organization’s mission and vision.


Building strong working relationships both internally and externally.


Positively influencing others to follow a course of action that supports organizational objectives.

Social Entrepreneurship

Using entrepreneurial principles to further social and environmental goals by blending value business models to combine a revenue generating business with a social-value mission.