The Hub Job Listings page connects talented people with organizations doing great things in West Virginia.
Here’s a list of recent openings – updated March 20, 2020.
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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 LEADER AT THE HUB (posted 3/2020)
WV Community Development Hub is looking for an Americorps VISTA to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader. An AmeriCorps VISTA Leader is someone who has at least 1 year’s experience in National Service (any AmeriCorps program) or Peace Corps. Compensation and benefits are different for people who serve as AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders. This VISTA Leader will build a more robust recruitment program for the AmeriCorps VISTA program at The Hub, and serve as a cheerleader, mentor, and coach for all of our members across West Virginia. An ideal candidate for this position will have a passion for service and community development.
AMERICORPS VISTA CITY OF SHINNSTON (posted 3/2020)
The City of Shinnston is seeking an outgoing individual who is eager to build capacity in community volunteerism, aimed at improving health outcomes and stimulating the local economy. Activities will include community research, and developing and implementing a volunteer management system and recruitment campaign. Volunteer projects will be designed by the member, along with members of the community, with the goal of promoting healthy activities and kickstarting economic development. This VISTA will put a primary focus on increasing volunteer involvement and effectively increasing the positive community impacts by volunteer efforts. Through community surveying and research, the VISTA will be able to determine the current needs of the community and design city-sponsored volunteer events and activities to address those needs. Additionally, the VISTA will implement a volunteer management system and recruitment campaign to accurately track volunteer-related data and establish a long-term community investment in volunteerism.
AMERICORPS VISTA IN COWEN COMMUNITY (posted 9/2019)
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 8/2019)
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.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 3/4)
The West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service (dba Volunteer West Virginia) is the state’s volunteer agency. This small staff of approximately 8-11 individuals administer approximately $6 million in federal and state funding annually and operate a wide variety of partnership development, community development, and volunteer programs. The Executive Director provides leadership for the organization in accordance with the policies and objectives established by the Board of Commissioners to promote the overall vision, direction, health and growth of the organization and of national service and volunteerism in West Virginia.
Applications are due March 20, 2020.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR (posted 3/4)
Literacy Volunteers of Kanawha County (LVKC) is an all-volunteer non-profit that provides free, confidential tutoring in reading and writing to adults, children, and English language learners in the Kanawha Valley. The LVKC Volunteer Coordinator (VC) will ensure that the interests of students and volunteers are served and the volunteer organization remains well staffed. The VC will implement a volunteer management software (through a Volunteer Generation Fund grant) by coordinating the transfer of the current volunteer/student data to the new software program. Individuals interested in volunteer coordination must be detail-oriented and organized, since they may work on many projects at once. They must also be outgoing and communicate effectively with a variety of people. This is a temporary, contract position meant to develop sustainable capacity in the organization.
INTERNSHIPS (posted 3/4)
The Friends of Cheat (FOC) watershed organization is hiring two paid interns during Summer 2020 to assist with its Trail Towns Program (TTP) Initiative. The ideal candidates will have complementary interests in outdoor recreation management; tourism development, with skills and interests in recreation planning, interpretive services; arts and culture, and/or public history. The intern will work closely with the TTP’s Community Development Coordinator to develop a short and medium-term strategic plan that engages community members and other key stakeholders in a comprehensive trail development, tourism and economic development strategy. FOC will hire two (2) TTP interns, one primarily focused on strategic planning and community engagement, and one primarily focused on recreation planning and marketing. Payment is in the form of a stipend ($3,000), and interns are expected to work from May 18th until August 10th.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and names/contact information of three personal references to Kelley Burd-Huss, Friends of Cheat Community Development Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 7, 2020.
CHARLESTON CREATIVITY CONNECTOR (posted 1/17)
The Creativity Connector will work in partnership with local artists, arts organizations, businesses, and government to stimulate opportunities and economic development strategies involving the arts. More specifically, this position will serve as 1) a source of technical assistance helping businesses, nonprofit organizations, and artists see opportunities to make profitable offers to each other; 2) a “matchmaker” connecting specific entities and artists where a mutually profitable relationship seems possible; and 3) a small scale “investor” supporting the early stages of such a relationship to reduce the start-up costs for the entity and the artist.
Please note this is a contract position.
AMERICORPS TRAINING OFFICER (posted 1/7)
At Volunteer WV, the successful candidate will support AmeriCorps programs in improving programming, develop strategies to grow nonprofit capacity and help create meaningful service experiences for AmeriCorps members. You’ll also get to network with and support all national service, including AmeriCorps VISTA and Senior Corps programs. This is for you if you have been successful in delivering training to large and small groups, enjoy working in a team and individually, and enjoy both people and administrative details. The ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree, has at least two years grant management experience, has AmeriCorps, Senior Corps or Peace Corps experience, and demonstrates strength in strategic thinking, communications, time management and a commitment to service.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 12/3)
Energy Efficient West Virginia seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to take EEWV into the coming decade. They’re looking for someone with fundraising/development experience, comfort working with industry leaders and business owners, and familiarity with energy policy.
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.