The Hub Job Listings page connects talented people with organizations doing great things in West Virginia.
Here’s a list of recent openings – updated October 15, 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.
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.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR (posted 9/11)
West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WV Rivers) seeks an energetic, experienced manager with a passion for their mission to serve as our director of programs. The ideal candidate will have an educational and professional background that demonstrates success with program development and all facets of program administration. Candidates must be highly organized yet adaptable, and enthusiastic about joining a small statewide organization in a pivotal period of growth. This is an excellent position for a self-starter interested in working in an organization that embraces an entrepreneurial spirit and values collaborative approaches to programs that make meaningful differences in peoples’ lives.
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR-ENTREPRENEUR (posted 9/11)
This is an administrative position reporting to Vice President for Workforce and Community Development at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. The Entrepreneurship and Business Coaching Center Program Administrator is responsible for the development and implementation of an entrepreneurial training, coaching, and technical assistance program, modeled after a proven program being utilized in a rural area, designed to help new and/or existing entrepreneurs and small businesses with overall business plan development, strategies, support, training, mentoring, and other identified needs.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 9/5)
The West Virginia Alliance for Sustainable Families (WVASF) is the statewide leader in coordinating training, resources and systems to support asset development, helping families transition from short-term emergency services to long-term wealth accumulation. This transition is supported through a combination of programs and partnerships including coordination of seven regional coalitions, providing services in every county across the state, to improve economic security for low to moderate income West Virginia families. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Alliance programs, staff and execution of its mission. S/he will develop deep knowledge of core programs, operations, and business plans.
NEW ECONOMY PROGRAM MANAGER (posted 8/29)
Appalachian Voices is a nonprofit advocate for a just economy and healthy environment in the Appalachian region. This position is based in south-west Virginia. The New Economy Program Manager will organize and implement sustainable economic projects focused around solar and coal-impacted land redevelopment, while managing Appalachian Voices’ New Economy program in Southwest Virginia.
MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (posted 8/29)
New South Media seeks a high-performing Account Executive to help meet ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives. Account Executive responsibilities include acquiring new advertisers and nurturing existing ones to grow sales and meet goals for all products published by New South Media.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 8/28)
The Executive Director of WV Child Advocacy Network (WVCAN) is a unique role that requires professionalism, vision, and leadership. Under the governance direction of the Board of Directors and in partnership with an amazing team of talented staff, the Executive Director works daily to carry out the mission of the organization. More than 4,500 children each year find hope and healing in the network of West Virginia’s 21 Child Advocacy Centers (CACs). WVCAN works each day to empower local communities to compassionately and effectively serve child victims of abuse. WVCAN are searching for an Executive Director with the capacity and drive to carry forward the momentum of our mission—empowering children, restoring hope, ending abuse.
FARM MANAGER (posted 8/28)
The Fayette County Commission is looking for an experienced professional to lead the development of a vibrant community farm center on an 84-acre, county-owned farm near Fayetteville. The Whitlock Farm will model sustainable agriculture techniques; offer training, land leasing, marketing, and other resources for farmers; provide aggregation infrastructure and access to regional markets; strengthen relationships between producers and consumers; and feature opportunities to engage community members, students, and tourists in farm activities and workshops. A feasibility study for the project was completed in 2017, and a farm management and conservation plan is currently under development. The Farm Manager will have a direct impact on the food and farm economy in the New River Gorge region – an area known for scenic beauty, outdoor adventure, and a commitment to sustainable economic development.
FOLK LIFE REPORTER (posted 8/22)
The Folklife Reporter will help tell Appalachia’s story by collecting stories of Appalachian people. The Folklife Reporter will produce human interest features focused on the traditions, habits, passions, and cultures of everyday Appalachians. This reporter will help with trainings and provide guidance to a group of aspiring digital Appalachian reporters. Tasks may include but are not limited to collecting audio and video, giving presentations, writing, producing, and reporting.
STUDIO MANAGEMENT INTERN (posted 8/21)
MESH Design and Development is seeking a creative and skilled intern for our Charleston studio. The intern will work closely with the operations manager to assist with the daily operations of the studio and to oversee & coordinate our MakeShop community space. This is a part-time position, with compensation or school credit, dependent on experience. We expect a time commitment of at least 12 hours a week.
DIRECTOR (posted 8/20)
The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum is seeking a half-time Director. This is a half-time salaried position for a two year period, with opportunity for renewal dependent on funding. Compensation is $20,000, with opportunities to expand responsibilities/compensation based on Board Review. The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Women, low-income people and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Title your email “Application for Director Position.” They will accept a first round of applications for interview by September 17th. Note: ideal writing samples include: a sample grant application, a sample e-blast or a sample event planning outline.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 8/14)
The Regional Family Resource Network is a non-profit organization that responds to the needs and opportunities of the community. Partnering with community members and public and private organizations, the RFRN has developed innovative projects and has provided needed resources for our communities. The RFRN has a Family Resource Network (FRN) group in each county covered by the organization (Boone, Kanawha, and Putnam) and they each work collaboratively among many sectors of their communities and focus on factors which negatively impact the these communities. During the next fiscal year, the Boone and Kanawha FRN’s will concentrate on initiatives which target populations made up of youth and low-income families and focus on corresponding problem areas. The aforementioned issues impact these communities negatively in a number of ways and each group will strive to improve and/or prevent this negative impact by implementing the following activities: 1. Find the needs of the Economic development of the county 2. Support and create health and wellness initiatives 3. Seek out donations and write grants to help support RFRN events and pantries 4. Access community needs and help RFRN meet the needs of those living in poverty The VISTA will work closely with FRN groups to ensure communication and coordination among community agencies, services, programs, and volunteers in Boone and Kanawha Counties so that the programs and activities are carried out effectively.
EXTENSION AGENT (posted 8/14)
WVSU Extension Service is looking for an Extension Agent/Educator, Community and Economic Development in Montgomery/Smithers. The Extension Agent/Educator for Community and Economic Development is a professional educator who will oversee projects / activities related to community development, entrepreneurial / small business development and tourism development in the Upper Kanawha Valley (UKV), a legislatively identified region that includes the eastern most area of Kanawha and the western most area of Fayette County along Rt. 60. Specifically, the Agent/Educator’s work will be conducted in and for the benefit of the towns of Montgomery and Smithers, WV. This work includes, but is not limited to, facilitation and delivery of training courses related to historic preservation; the connection of current and potential business owners to entrepreneurial and small business consulting services; assisting local and regional governments, and organizations and businesses in the development of strategic plans; promotion of creative economies; tourism related activities and events; and, promotion and implementation of community level beautification strategies.
FIELD ORGANIZER (posted 8/14)
WV FREE is hiring at Field Organizer. Field Organizers (FOs) are the face of the campaign in communities across the state, educate about Amendment 1 and voter ID laws and increase turnout among low propensity voters. FOs will work with the Field Director to craft and execute a plan to engage, organize, and mobilize voters in their assigned region.
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST – WASHINGTON, DC (posted 8/14)
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is seeking a Communications Specialist. This position is in the Communications Division which develops and maintains ARC’s public facing identity, including ARC’s website, social media channels, press relations, outreach efforts, and other branding and messaging activities and initiatives. The Division is also responsible for the design and production of many of ARC’s collateral, reports, and other visual products. To achieve its goals, the Communications Division partners with federal, state, local and private partners to highlight efforts and successes in the Region.
OPERATIONS MANAGER (posted 8/14)
Friends of Deckers Creek (FODC), a nonprofit watershed group based in Morgantown, West Virginia, is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to become part of a transformational team. FODC is searching for an Operations Manager to support the Executive Director, Education Coordinator, VISTAs, interns, volunteers, board members, and other devoted community leaders and Federal and State regulatory agencies and granting organizations. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the organization, including administration, grant preparation, environmental projects, accounts payable/receivable, fundraising activities, membership mailings, newsletter production, website content maintenance, and special events execution.