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Here’s a list of recent job openings – updated April 10, 2018.
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PROGRAM OFFICER – CHARLESTON, WV (posted 4/10)
Organization: WV State Office
Job Summary: This Term Appointment will initially be for a two-year period, but may be extended for a total of five years. Should the need arise, this position may be made permanent without further competition.
As an employee on a Term Appointment, you will not acquire competitive status and you will not be covered by the agency’s Interchange Agreement with the Office of Personnel Management, which allows for noncompetitive transfer from CNCS to other agencies in the competitive service of the federal government. More information about interchange agreements can be found HERE.
These positions are located in their respective State Office locations within the Office of Field Liaison, Department of the Chief of Program Operations, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
Should the hiring need arise, more than one selection may be made at any given duty station.
Duty Station and Salary (locality pay is included in the ranges listed below):
Charleston, West Virginia: $41,366 – $57,632
Deadline To Apply: April 20, 2018
COORDINATOR (posted 4/5)
Organization: Community Housing Action Partnership
The Community Housing Action Partnership (CHAP) serves as a consortium of housing developers, local government, representatives, funders, banks, citizens, and non-profit organizations focused on providing affordable, attainable, & accessible housing through collaborating & leveraging partnerships & resources throughout Monongalia county. Founded in 2015 and having recently merged with Coordinating Council on Homelessness, the organization is still in formation stages. The board is seeking a contractor to provide administrative support to help take us to the next level. It is expected that the position will require a minimum of ten but no more than twenty hours per week to provide this guidance. The duties are multi-faceted and will provide the candidate with an ever-changing environment. Meetings, events, and networking in Monongalia County will be required.
The Coordinator is a one (1) year grant-funded position with the possibility of renewal. The Coordinator will work with the President and will report to the Board of Directors (BOD). Community Housing Action Partnership (CHAP) seeks a collaborative-minded individual to fulfill the organization’s vision improving housing opportunities in Monongalia County. The Coordinator will serve as the face of the agency to non-profits, for-profits, government agencies, and the media as well as provide leadership to the BOD.
Job Summary: In accordance with agency standards and policies, the Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and administration of CHAP. The Coordinator provides support to the CHAP Board of Directors in its policy-making and fiduciary functions. The Coordinator reports to the CHAP BOD. The Coordinator will work with the BOD to fulfil the organizational mission to improve housing opportunities in Monongalia County. The candidate will be able to communicate effectively with the BOD, providing information necessary to make decisions. The Coordinator will work with the BOD on furthering the strategic plan and implementing those strategies. The Coordinator will assist the BOD through the infancy stage of organizational development, broadening the organization’s impact, and solidifying its reputation.
Duties and Responsibilities: Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not to be
limited to, the following:
▪ The Coordinator will assist the BOD through organizational development, broadening
the organization’s impact, draw in new partners, and solidify its reputation
▪ Implementation of current and long-range organizational goals and objectives in
conjunction with the BOD
▪ Recommendation and subsequent administration of the BOD’s approved annual budget
▪ Work with Board treasurer to provide fiscal and bookkeeping operations, record keeping
and audit requirements
▪ Assist the BOD with the development and implementation of a Board-approved
▪ Marketing and public relations as relates to brochures, website development, public-
speaking, press releases, etc. This also includes organizing and attending special events associated with CHAP
▪ Assist the BOD with grant identification, application, reporting, and grant award compliance
▪ Coordination of agency compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations
▪ Represent and actively promote CHAP in a positive and professional manner, including representing CHAP to various stakeholders
▪ Works with the BOD to develop the annual and regular meeting schedule and agenda as well as timely distribution of materials
▪ Develop and participate in public speaking opportunities to increase community awareness of CHAP
▪ Establish and maintain relationships with social service agencies, churches, civic organizations, and businesses throughout the community
▪ High School Diploma, or equivalent, required; Higher education preferred
▪ Excellent organizational skills
▪ Ability to work independently
▪ Ability to work effectively with an active BOD
▪ Ability to be flexible with a dynamic work schedule that may include attending events in
the community and beyond
▪ Computer and software skills such as QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
▪ Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to volunteer
▪ Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities
▪ Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of partners including government
officials, bankers, funders, citizens, Board members, etc.
▪ Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities
▪ The ideal candidate will have a passion for social change, have knowledge of housing
development process, and carry the ability to influence volunteers and collaborative
Please remit resumes, letters of reference, and any supporting documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 15, 2018.
The email subject line must read: ‘Last Name – CHAP Coordinator Resume’ to be considered.
AmeriCorps Program Officer (posted 3/20)
Organization: Volunteer West Virginia
The Program Officer is a member of the program team and is jointly responsible for coordinating the selection, support, and evaluation of Volunteer West Virginia (VWV)-funded national service programs (AmeriCorps State and AmeriCorps VISTA); reporting on progress to primary stakeholders; and managing budgets and expenditures of grantees. The program officer may take the lead on a specific area of community or grantee development including the grants process, member and program training, or outreach and new program development. Additionally, the Program Officer is responsible for promoting an ethic of service across the state through outreach efforts and by acting as a liaison between VWV and other organizations that are a part of the service, nonprofit and volunteer network. The Program Officer reports to the Senior AmeriCorps Officer. The ideal candidate will have national service experience, be comfortable with about 25% travel in-state, appreciate flexibility, and be highly organized with excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Please send your resume, references, preferred salary range, and any other information by email to email@example.com with “AmeriCorps Program Officer” in the subject line.
A full position description is available at: https://volunteer.wv.gov/News/Pages/Now-Hiring-AmeriCorps-Program-Officer-.aspx
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR – SHINNSTON, WV (posted 2/15)
Organization: The City of Shinnston
This is a full-time position, responsible for all community and economic development related functions, within the municipality. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: organizing community events, researching and submitting grant applications, assisting with facility improvement projects, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Applicants should possess a bachelors or associates degree in related field, excellent communication skills, and fundraising experience.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or City of Shinnston, at 40 Main Street Shinnston WV 26431
MT. HOPE STOREFRONT ART PROJECT APPLICATION – MOUNT HOPE, WV (posted 2/15)
Organization: Mount Hope Downtown Revitalization Project
The Mount Hope Downtown Revitalization Project Team is hiring artists to create artwork to exhibit in historic downtown Mount Hope, West Virginia.
Artists will be compensated for the value of their work up to $500 including the cost of labor and materials. Proposals can be for individual pieces or a collection of pieces within the maximum allowable budget.
Deadline for applications: Friday March 2, 2018
YOUTH LEADERSHIP COACH – BOONE AND MINGO COUNTIES (posted 2/2)
The American Friends Service Committee is seeking a Youth Leadership Coach for Boone County (Sherman High School) and Mingo County (Tug Valley High School). Youth leadership coaches will work closely with the Appalachian Center for Equality Director and youth leaders to build partnerships with local organizations, groups, and coalitions to share the work of ACE and seek openings for collaboration with ACE based on the projects designed by student leaders.
Deadline for applications: please send resumes and inquiries to Liz Brunello at email@example.com with the subject line “ACE YOUTH LEADERSHIP COACH POSITION” by February 15th.
OPERATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – MORGANTOWN, WV (posted 1/31)
Philanthropy West Virginia is seeking a talented, resourceful, energized, and effective professional for its 20 to 30/hr week Operations & Communication Assistant. This professional position is based at their main office in Morgantown, WV working with the extended Philanthropy WV team.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three professional references to Philanthropy WV by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due by Friday, February 16, 2018 or until the position is filled.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – HINTON, WV (posted 1/31)
The Hinton Area Foundation is seeking a talented, energetic, and results-oriented full or part-time Executive Director for a non-profit community foundation. The Hinton Area Foundation is located in beautiful and growing Hinton, WV. HAF has approximately $5.5 million in endowed assets that support education, the public library, the humane society, the arts, children’s welfare and other charitable activities through 90 different funds. HAF is currently seeking to increase its committed assets to $10 million in coordination with Philanthropy West Virginia’s Campaign “Keep 5 Local”. They are looking for an executive director to coordinate the activities of the Foundation and develop strategies to increase our charitable reach. Part-time paid administrative support is in place, and HAF has recently acquired a beautiful office building. This is an ideal position for a person with executive experience in the non-profit sector who wants to help a rural Appalachian community prosper. Hinton is in Summers County in southeastern West Virginia at the confluence of the New, Greenbrier and Bluestone Rivers. It is at the southern end of the New River Gorge National River and there are also 2 state parks in the county. The area is physically beautiful, and the county is not dependent on coal extraction.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three professional references to the Board President at: email@example.com.
Applications will will be received until the position is filled (still searching as of 01/12/2018).
STREETWISE STEPS INSTRUCTOR – WV (posted 1/17)
Interise is a not for profit organization that promotes the economic revitalization of lower income communities by providing a diverse group of small business owners with the entrepreneurial education, connections, and access to markets needed to grow their established businesses.
Interise is the national curriculum provider for the SBA Emerging Leaders program and is currently looking for instructors in the West Virginia area.
POLICY OUTREACH COORDINATOR – CHARLESTON, WV (posted 1/10)
The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (WVCBP) is seeking a Policy Outreach Coordinator to assist our efforts to advance policies that improve the lives of all West Virginians, especially vulnerable children and people of color. The Policy Outreach Coordinator would lead the Protect WV campaign, which aims to stop harmful tax and budget policies and improve our state’s long-term fiscal health.