The West Virginia Community Development Hub is looking for a journalism/communications-minded person for a VISTA role with The Hub in 2016.
The perfect person will have strong writing and research skills to help us explore community development successes in West Virginia. Must be an independent thinker with a passion for uncovering stories about the great things happening in our communities.
The VISTA will be a key contributor to The Hub’s State of Our Communities report project, and will be charged with examining community development initiatives across West Virginia, and telling compelling and effective stories about them, quickly and concisely.
Working alongside our Communications Director, a longtime newspaper editor and manager of newsrooms (that’s me), this would be a great opportunity for a budding journalist looking to build their story generation chops.
What’s a VISTA, exactly? Here’s some more info.
Many people use VISTA positions as smart stepping stones in their careers. The VISTA that work with The Hub are highly educated, passionate and talented people who are using their VISTA placement to build their resume in their fields of choice.
If you’re curious, let’s talk. The role involves wide-reaching and inspiring storytelling and research about great things happening in communities across West Virginia. It would be a remarkable learning experience, and would include professional training opportunities depending on your interests.