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Here’s a list of recent openings – November 19, 2018.
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VISTA POSITION AT THE HUB! | AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 10/1)
The Community Engagement VISTA Member will build the capacity of the West Virginia Community Development Hub, specifically in the North-Central portion of the state. The Community Engagement VISTA will support community engagement, project development, and team development activities in the communities of Cowen and Moorefield in the Cultivate Program as well as the communities who will be participating in Blueprint Communities in North-Central WV. The VISTA Member will support communities by building local and regional technical and funding resources, establishing communications networks, and assisting in the development of tracking program progress. The VISTA member will gain experience serving both from behind the scenes and right alongside the communities engaged. As a result of the VISTA Member’s service, more communities and organizations will have built the skills, networks, and resources needed to become sustainable in their success, accomplishing revitalization goals well into the future.
VISTA POSITION AT THE HUB! | AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 10/1)
The Energizing Entrepreneurial Communities (E Communities) VISTA member will build the capacity of the communities enrolled on the West Virginia Community Development Hub’s E Communities program, specifically serving in Lincoln and Boone Counties. The VISTA will develop and implement measures to promote and ensure successful implementation of this program for creating (1) better community-based support for entrepreneurs, (2) celebration of their success, (3) capacity to tackle challenges, and (4) a culture where entrepreneurship can flourish. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, these communities will have potential sectors identified and resources to support implementation for needed entrepreneurship growth and development. The VISTA will conduct media outreach, learn and implement community coaching skills, and (most importantly) work with community teams to build program sustainability.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 11/19)
Increase environmental education for both area youths and adults through educational activities, community outreach programs, and strengthened partnerships within the community! Friends of Deckers Creek (FODC), a nonprofit watershed group in Morgantown, West Virginia, is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual that can expand their environmental education and Citizen Scientist programming. The FODC VISTA will have the opportunity to serve while gaining a breadth of experience in 1) project planning, 2) grant writing, 3) environmental education, 4) scientific monitoring, 5) water remediation, 6) event organization, and 7) nonprofit management. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. In order to qualify for the February 19th start dates, candidates must apply by December 30, 2018.
FOOD EQUITY COORDINATOR (posted 11/14)
The West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition is building the local food and agriculture system in West Virginia in a way that provides viable incomes for farmers and local food businesses and ensures all residents have access to local food. This position is ideal for you, if you have 5-7 years of experience working in the food and farm community, community development, or related field. You’re good at listening to your team members, constituency, and community partners for input and feedback, while maintaining the integrity of your work. You take the time to learn the history and context of your work and then you take the proverbial bull-by-the horns to make things happen.
PRESIDENT & CEO – PITTSBURGH, PA (posted 11/14)
Bridgeway Capital (Bridgeway) is a nonprofit, community development financial institution (CDFI) with $100 million in consolidated assets. Bridgeway seeks a highly skilled and visionary leader to replace the organization’s founder upon his retirement and build upon its 28 years of growth and impact. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the next President and CEO will have a high level of integrity, bring demonstrated organizational leadership, a deep belief in the power of capital to improve communities and the ability to inspire partners, both internally and externally, to join in the mission.
PROGRAM OFFICER (posted 11/9)
The Basic Needs and Special Initiatives Program Officer works as a part of the program team to identify, evaluate, and recommend collaborative programs that meet The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation’s (TGKVF) basic needs and special initiatives funding priorities. In general, TGKVF’s basic needs program assists organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter, and utility assistance to our region’s most vulnerable residents, including low-income seniors, children, and families as well as the working poor. Special initiatives include projects that may fall outside of the Foundation’s traditional grantmaking and priorities, including work with donor advised funds and giving circles, geographic and/or theme-based initiatives, urgent need grants, and other projects as assigned. Any project the Foundation supports through its discretionary grantmaking will work to enhance community wealth.
Deadline to apply is November 30.
COMMUNICATIONS AND PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT (posted 11/6)
The RiffRaff Arts Collective is seeking a part-time communications and promotions assistant for events in the blossoming Mercer Street Grassroots District in Downtown Princeton, West Virginia. This is a part time position with up to 20 hours per week. There are other opportunities within our organization that may be available to the right candidate. The assistant will work closely with the event director to design and execute a promotional plan and communications strategy for multiple events including festivals, concerts, and other gatherings. He/she will shepherd targeted ad campaigns, research media contacts, distribute press releases, arrange interviews, distribute print materials, network with the community and perform other tasks as determined by the director. The successful candidate will be a music and arts lover, friendly and easy to work with. Must be a self-starter and should have strong working knowledge of social media platforms, strong writing and communication skills and a desire to make a positive impact. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and call 304-320-8833 with any questions. Visit theriffraff.net to discover more about the organization.
GRANTS & PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR (posted 10/15)
Help improve social justice, community service and fresh, locally grown food access throughout rustbelt Appalachia and sow seeds of regional economic development. Grow Ohio Valley seeks to hire a Grants and Program Administrator, with an emphasis on a 17-member AmeriCorps program, whose members will integrate into GOV’s core operations to expand initiatives that improve food justice and local food access, facilitate garden-based learning in schools and communities, and increase local farmers’ production and sales capacities. This is a full time position open immediately.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 10/5)
Catholic Charities WV is looking for a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA to serve at the Center for Community Learning and Advancement (CCLA). The CCLA is an adult learning center that blends traditional adult education with intensive support services to help enrolled learners set and achieve personal and professional goals. The VISTA will learn community leadership skills, gain practical experience, and make valuable community connections. The position provides a living stipend and an education award or cash bonus at the end of the service year.