The Hub is a network for talented people looking to connect with organizations doing great things in West Virginia.
Here’s a list of recent job openings – updated September 12, 2017.
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AMERICORPS – SERVING LIBRARY – CLARKSBURG, WV (posted 9/12/17)
The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library is seeking to select an AmeriCorps member to serve during the 2017-2018 service year beginning in the fall. Tasks required of the selected member will include planning and providing programming for children, teens, and adults, both at the library and throughout our community. A background in education or social services is preferred.
BUSINESS OUTREACH SPECIALIST – ADVANTAGE VALLEY REGION (posted 9/11/17)
The Appalachian Hatchery (AH) project is designed to support business retention and expansion in a 20 county area of the state. Funding for this project has been awarded to the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. As a partner in RCBI’s AH project, Advantage Valley Inc. has secured funding for three years to place business outreach specialists in the offices of the Charleston Area Alliance, Putnam County Development Authority, and Huntington Area Development Council. These specialists will provide technical assistance and support to manufacturers and other companies impacted by the decline of the coal industry. In addition, the specialists will support new entrepreneurial development and business formations.
The Advantage Valley region is comprised of those counties that are included in the Charleston and Huntington MSAs. The organization’s mission is to foster and facilitate regional growth and advancement opportunities for businesses, communities and residents.
COMMUNICATION AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST – CHARLESTON, WV (posted 8/30/17)
Energy Efficient West Virginia is seeking a self-guided AmeriCorps Vista for part-time employment. The new Communication and Outreach Specialist should be passionate, ready to stand up for energy efficiency in WV, and able to maintain a work-life balance that is representative of the organization.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH DIRECTOR – BECKLEY, WV (posted 8/23/17)
The Active Southern West Virginia Director of Community Outreach will be responsible for all Community Captain (CC) volunteer recruitment, training, evaluation, mentoring, programming support, tracking, and promoting. This position will also support Active SWV staff with programs; Kids Run Clubs, Bike/Walk, Workplace Wellness, and Events. The Community Captain (CC) program seeks to recruit community members who will motivate and will lead their friends, neighbors, co-workers and family in living a more healthy and active lifestyle. The CC program goal is to have Community Captain volunteers leading physical activity programs in all of the regions’ large and small communities. Candidates should be passionate about community development and improving health and wellness. Must have reliable transportation.
SOCIAL AND EARNED MEDIA VISTA (posted 8/22/17)
Try This WV is looking for a social and earned media person fast to serve an Americorps year – helping to tell the stories of West Virginians who are working to strengthen their communities. Invigorating year of service with Try This WV’s locally lead public health and community development projects involving hundreds of community leaders and giving rise to 152 community-based projects, including community gardens, walking trails, farmers markets, and school health programs. Stipend is ~$12,630 for the year, plus ~$5800 award to pay college debts. Contact Kristen O’Sullivan at email@example.com with any questions. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP, if you are interested.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – KANAWHA COUNTY (posted 8/17/17)
Manna Meal Inc. (MMI) is a section 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit corporation that operates a soup kitchen located inside St. John’s Episcopal Church in the heart of downtown Charleston. At Manna Meal, you will be a part of a bustling hard working staff that routinely pulls off ‘miracles’ in feeding the needy in Charleston. The entire staff is committed to the mission of the organization and works diligently to see that the challenges of each day are met with enthusiasm, hard work, and the joy of seeing a job well done. Manna Meal has been a significant part of the charitable landscape in Charleston WV for over 40 years, and as such enjoys the commitment of large numbers of volunteers who support the paid staff and leadership of the organization. The Executive Director provides strategic leadership for Manna Meal, develops community engagement activities, and advises the Board of Directors regarding facilitation of Manna Meal’s overall goals and objectives. The E.D. will be responsible for a wide-range of visionary, strategic and operational activities on behalf of the Manna Meal Board of Directors.
Applications due August 25.
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST – MONONGALIA COUNTY (posted 8/16/17)
NCWV Media, owner of multiple, highly successful and expanding digital and print media platforms across West Virginia is looking for an exceptional, hard-working, multimedia journalist to cover Morgantown and Monongalia County, primarily for their state-wide digital and print media, The State Journal.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER – SOUTHERN WV (posted 8/14/17)
Coalfield Development Corporation is a family of social enterprises. It operates in four rural counties in southwestern West Virginia in the fields of construction, deconstruction, woodworking, agriculture, and solar. The ultimate goal is to reverse generational cycles of poverty. This is a high level leadership position. CFO will be responsible for a wide-range of strategic and operational activities on behalf of Coalfield Development. Primarily, the CFO is a key member of the executive team and is responsible for the financial health and sustainability of the organization, and key financial functions.
Applications due 8/31/17.
VISTA – VARIOUS POSITIONS
The West Virginia Community Development Hub is excited to announce 3 VISTA positions opening in the next few months that we hope will play critical roles in taking our work further across the state and deeper into communities.
Taking a year-long VISTA position with The Hub is a great way to get exposure to a wide variety of community development activities, to gain an in-depth knowledge about what is happening on the ground across West Virginia, and to build skills that are translatable to a wide variety of jobs. (And maybe even to find a job with The Hub! Some of our best staff started off as VISTA with us…)