The Hub Job Listings page connects talented people with organizations doing great things in West Virginia.
Here’s a list of recent openings – updated November 7, 2019.
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WV Community Development Hub Sponsored VISTA Volunteer Opportunities
The Hub partners with organizations across the state who have a program in need of capacity-building to sponsor AmeriCorps VISTA – Volunteers in Service to America – positions. We also host VISTA positions at The Hub. Read more about our VISTA program.
AMERICORPS VISTA IN COWEN COMMUNITY (posted 9/16)
Build up revitalization efforts in Cowen, WV! Located in Webster County, this position focuses on moving forward the momentum built during Cowen’s work with The Hub’s Cultivate WV community engagement and revitalization program. The town has begun initiatives that revolve around beautification, community gathering spaces, health and wellness, environment, and more. The VISTA will work at the community level (hosted and supported by the Town Council) to build out a database of contacts and resources, engage community volunteers, and support the various projects throughout the town.
AMERICORPS VISTA IN MOOREFIELD COMMUNITY (posted 8/7)
The Moorefield Community VISTA will support Moorefield residents in the current community projects, initiated under the WV Community Development Hub’s Cultivate WV revitalization program. This includes attending meetings to get acquainted with community teams, advertising plans and successes in the newspaper, researching examples of successful revitalization projects in other towns, and more. In addition, the VISTA will be responsible for researching funding sources, engaging partners and individuals within a stakeholder network, and tracking progress for funding received and project successes. The Higgins House restoration project will be a major facet of the VISTA project. This will involve research, assisting in the development and implementation of a fundraising plan, community engagement, and project assessment, all with support from the HCCVB.
AMERICORPS VISTA AT THE WV COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HUB (posted 7/22)
The Community Empowerment VISTA will serve participating communities across West Virginia to drive the change they want to see in their communities. Through research, event planning and coordination, curriculum-building, and grant writing, the VISTA will build the capacity of The Hub’s community empowerment programs to provide trainings and tools that will support community-driven economic development. From addressing abandoned and dilapidated properties to supporting community-led initiatives for building strong communities and economies, this VISTA project will provide a foundation on which The Hub can support local communities and officials in building strategies for visible and trackable community improvement that will increase the economic opportunity needed to pull people out of poverty.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (posted 11/7)
Friends of the Cheat is seeking a dynamic individual or team to lead the Trail Town component of its RE/CREATE grant project. The Trail Town Program vision is to cultivate active recreation destinations where visitors want to stay, explore, and spend. The Community Development Coordinator will work through the Trail Town framework with Preston County communities to connect them to trails and connect trails to local communities. A collaborative, community-based process will support the establishment and expansion of trail-friendly businesses, connector trails, wayfaring and interpretive signing, festivals and events, and marketing activities.
NETWORK COORDINATOR (posted 11/7)
Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN) is seeking a Network Coordinator to work closely with the WV Hive and CRAN board members to implement this exciting program. CRAN will provide West Virginia entrepreneurs and small business owners with early stage funding opportunities presently non-existent. Ideal candidate must have excellent communication and coordination skills, be tech savvy, great at networking and building relationships, and can confidently work with high-level executives and accredited investors. Position will be based in the WV Hive Beckley office and will report directly to the WV Hive Executive Director.
FISCAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR (posted 11/7)
The WV Food and Farm Coalition is seeking a Fiscal and Administrative Coordinator to provide staff and organizational support.
Applications are due 11/18.
FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR (posted 11/7)
Generation West Virginia (GWV) is looking for a Fellowship Director to lead their growing statewide Impact Fellowship program. Generation West Virginia’s Impact Fellowship is a yearlong program where Fellows work, live and give in West Virginia. During the fellowship year, Impact Fellows work four days a week at one of our participating employers, while dedicating one day a week volunteering with projects in partnership with local nonprofit organizations.
Applications due 11/22.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM SERVICES (posted 11/7)
WVCAN is seeking a passionate, service-oriented leader to join their team in Charleston. The Director of Program Services will perform functions related to the operations and sustainability of child advocacy centers (CACs) in WV, quality assurance of the programs and services of CACs, and administration of private sector sub-grants.
Applications due 11/11.
VICE PRESIDENT (posted 10/15)
LISC Rural works with 86 CDCs and community-based organizations in 45 states and more than 2,100 rural counties across America to develop affordable multi-family rental housing and homeownership opportunities; create and sustain jobs; build family wealth and insure adequate health and educational resources and opportunities are available in rural America. LISC seeks an experienced leader to serve as LISC Vice President, LISC Rural. This position will be leading the LISC Rural team and implementing the Strategic Plan for LISC Rural.
PRACTITIONER-IN-RESIDENCE (posted 9/30)
WVU Reed College of Media is seeking a unique candidate with an enthusiasm for exploring the journalistic and scholarly worlds of Appalachian culture and identity and a passion for sharing new media and documentary storytelling techniques with professional and future journalists, artists, writers and storytellers. This high-profile position will be a two-year, full-time appointment, responsible for the development and integration of 100 Days in Appalachia’s skills and perspectives into University classrooms, from journalism to the humanities to the arts. The practitioner-in-residence will build on existing cross disciplinary partnerships and recruit additional faculty participants from selected humanities departments to participate in developing the new social documentary/film curriculum, with an emphasis on teaching visual storytelling and innovative documentary styles.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 9/3)
WV Forward is a statewide collaboration led by West Virginia University, the West Virginia Department of Commerce and Marshall University to help grow the economy by adding jobs, investing in education and improving health and wellness to create the most prosperous West Virginia possible. VISTA duties include Perform project management duties to ensure that working group members and partner organizations follow-up on key timelines and outcomes. Engage WV Forward stakeholders. Assist with the acquisition of additional funding to support key select projects, and others.
PARTNERSHIPS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INTERN (posted 8/23)
This internship will provide exposure to the Forest Service and rural Appalachian communities. Assignments are designed to provide experience in partnership and community development. With supervisor support, the intern will organize meetings to bring partners together to help develop a shared natural resource and recreation vision; actively seek out opportunities for the Forest Service to integrate more fully into the community, and coordinate events and activities to promote the outdoors to people of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences. The program will begin in the fall of 2019, and continue full-time for 11 months. The intern will assist higher-graded specialists in projects of limited difficulty to become familiar with multiple resource areas that perform on the ground work that helps manage the Monongahela National Forest. The intern will receive formal and on-the job training in planning, external relations, public involvement, and environmental education, to develop experience in various phases of public affairs, partnerships, and volunteer services.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (posted 8/8)
Invest Appalachia is an emerging nonprofit organization & impact investment fund (Invest Appalachia Fund), built by regional stakeholders in Central Appalachia. The Chief Executive Officer of Invest Appalachia will be a dynamic and forward-thinking leader who collaborates to operationalize and launch a successful blended impact investment platform that accelerates market growth in Central Appalachia. The CEO is charged with developing, nurturing and leading effective working relationships with a diverse range of community partners and investors including the Appalachian Funders Network, Central Appalachian Network, financial institutions, local and federal governments, regional planning districts, nonprofit organizations and socially minded corporations. The CEO is responsible for the day to day management of Invest Appalachia and supporting the Board of Directors to ensure alignment with the Invest Appalachia Fund. The CEO is directly accountable to the Invest Appalachia Board of Directors.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (posted 8/8)
The Marvel Center’s mission is to engage the community in creating safe, nurturing relationships that enable children and families to learn and grow through education, healthy nutrition, and physical activity. The Marvel Center Development Director is responsible for assisting the Marvel Board in moving forward in creating the Marvel Center while a search for an Executive Director is ongoing.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 8/8)
The Marvel Center’s mission is to engage the community in creating safe, nurturing relationships that enable children and families to learn and grow through education, healthy nutrition, and physical activity. The Marvel Center Executive Director is responsible for setting the tone of the facility, overseeing the physical facilities, and hiring and managing staff. The executive director will ensure there is a direct line of communication between parents and staff and will act as a liaison between the Marvel Center and local/state organizations. He/she will draft policy, ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations governing Childcare, and will manage the daily financial affairs of the organization.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR (posted 8/7)
The One Foundation is seeking a Program Director to support the foundation’s work. The One Foundation is a family foundation that supports partners primarily in southern West Virginia. They are committed to sustainability, equity, inclusion and service to others. In partnership they seek first light and common understanding, before they engage in support. For more information on their principles, visit their website: allonefoundation.org.