The Hub Job Listings page connects talented people with organizations doing great things in West Virginia.
Here’s a list of recent openings – updated August 14, 2018.
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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.
ORGANIZER (posted (7/31)
Fairness West Virginia, the state’s leading LGBTQ civil rights organization, based in Charleston, seeks a full-time Transgender Visibility Organizer to strengthen the organization’s commitment to trans and nonconforming communities. The Transgender Visibility Organizer will serve as a primary resource, working collaboratively with community partners to support the mission of Fairness West Virginia. The overarching goals of this new position are to increase transgender visibility, strengthen local transgender resources and support groups, work to change laws and policies that affect trans people, and empower transgender West Virginians.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 7/31)
A national nonprofit organization, Cities of Service helps mayors and city leaders tap the knowledge, creativity, and service of citizens to solve public problems and create vibrant cities. We work with cities to build city-led, citizen-powered initiatives that target specific needs, achieve long-term and measurable outcomes, improve the quality of life for residents, and build stronger cities. This new Love Your Block program will ask cities to focus their initiatives on improving housing stock, and revitalizing neighborhoods by eliminating serious property blight in order to end the cycle of vacancy and decline. VISTA members will help design and launch the first year of this two-year program in the City of Huntington. This position requires a high level of community interaction, calling on VISTA members to build relationships with residents and partner organizations. AmeriCorps VISTAs will be working out of Huntington City Hall.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 7/30)
The Abandoned Properties Coalition works to convene and coordinate organizations and community leaders across the state that are working on abandoned and dilapidated property issues. The Abandoned Properties Coalition VISTA Member will build the capacity of the Abandoned Properties Coalition (APC) to revitalize communities and economies and reduce health and safety hazards in three primary ways. First, the VISTA Member will develop materials which will guide and support the ongoing internal function of the APC, enabling the coalition to increase capacity to present solutions to property abandonment and blight. Second, the VISTA Member will build a list of potential funding organizations and grants and apply for those grants to build the ability of the APC to implement programs. Third, the VISTA Member will support APC teams by conducting research, coordinating educational events, and developing educational materials to support the dissemination of information on solutions to abandoned properties.
AMERICORPS VISTA (posted 7/30)
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.