Here’s a list of recent openings – updated January 14, 2021.
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WV Community Development Hub Sponsored AmeriCorps Opportunities
The Hub partners with organizations across the state who have a program in-need of capacity building through our AmeriCorps VISTA – Volunteer in Service to America – program. We also host some positions at The Hub. AmeriCorps members who serve in our VISTA Program are volunteers who commit a year or more of their lives to making impactful community change and ending poverty. Read more about our program.
AMERICORPS VISTA LEADER AT THE HUB (posted 1/14)
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.
ASSISTANT FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR (posted 1/14)
Generation West Virginia (GWV) is looking for an Assistant Fellowship Director to help lead our growing statewide Impact Fellowship program. The Assistant Fellowship Director will collaborate with and directly report to the Fellowship Director, in addition to collaborating with the entire GWV team to support the management, growth, and sustainability of the Impact Fellowship program. They will act as a thought partner and idea generator in an assistant leadership position alongside the Fellowship Director. Activities include but are not limited to maintaining and cultivating existing partnerships with employers, building new employer partnerships, supporting Fellows, and coordinating the many moving parts that go into the successful implementation of the Impact Fellowship program.
TRAINING AND LOGISTICS COORDINATOR (posted 12/16/20)
The Training and Logistics Coordinator works with Stewards Individual Placements to ensure that members have a meaningful learning and program experience while serving. This position directly works to support the professional development and training components of our member engagement strategy. The position collaborates with Program Coordinators in identifying goals for member training and professional development planning as well as member orientations. The Training and Logistics Coordinator manages all training aspects for Stewards East members and related Stewards East and Conservation Legacy staff as well as the administrative and logistics-related tasks. A primary responsibility of all Conservation Legacy staff is the development of innovative programs, coaching and mentoring, and effective internal and external communication as an ambassador for the organization’s mission, vision, and values.
EXTENSION AGENT/EDUCATOR, COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN MONTGOMERY/SMITHERS (posted 11/20)
WVSU Extension is seeking an Extension Agent/Educator who will oversee projects/activities related to community development, entrepreneurial/small business development, tourism development, and grant writing in the Upper Kanawha Valley (UKV), a legislatively identified region that includes the easternmost area of Kanawha and the westernmost 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: grant writing; 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
AMERICORPS VOLUNTEER IN SERVICE TO AMERICA (VISTA) (posted 11/20)
The Stewards Individual Placement Program is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator to establish the Coalfield Conservation Collective. The VISTA will: encourage community engagement in response to local environmental issues; create relationship-building opportunities for Conservation Legacy, Stewards, and National Service; assist and enhance organization-wide initiatives around DEI; lead in the development of an after-school biking program; and much more.
REGIONAL SALES & MARKETING MANAGER (posted 11/9)
Appalachian Sustainable Development is seeking a Regional Sales and Marketing Manager to coordinate the project: “Expanding Food and Agriculture Value Chains in Central Appalachia by Creating a Multi-Stakeholder Cooperative.” The project unites five innovative anchor nonprofits and established food hubs in Central Appalachia that will link with an estimated 15 additional food hubs. Once connected, all partners will work together to design a scalable and collaborative model to access mid-tier markets. The project will address the needs of underserved farmers, processors, and rural communities in low wealth and depopulated counties in six states. The Regional Sales and Marketing Manager will coordinate with project partners’ sales teams to develop regional markets, perform weekly sales routines, connect existing logistical pathways, identify clusters of opportunities, and build new routes to service them.
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (posted 11/3)
The Eastern Panhandle Regional Planning and Development Council – Region 9, located in Martinsburg, WV, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. Region 9 is one of the State’s 11 regional planning and development councils serving the counties of Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan, including the 9 municipal governments therein. The Executive Director is responsible for hiring, maintaining and supervising a staff of approximately 5 persons, oversight of all fiscal duties and assessing the needs of local governments for project/program identification. The Executive Director provides oversight and management of a variety of programs and projects including infrastructure development/financing, economic development, community development and administration of the HEPMPO. The Executive Director represents the Council’s interests through interaction and coordination with all federal, state and local entities.
DIGITAL CONTENT WRITER (posted 11/3)
FreeWill is looking for a creative, motivated Digital Content Writer to play an integral role in improving search rankings and contributing to user growth. This role will collaborate with the Growth team to create blog posts and articles for the FreeWill website that engages their audience and increases site traffic. The Content writer will need to have a deep understanding of SEO and keyword analysis, be a life-long learner who can get up to speed quickly on any topic, and be an excellent writer.
ASSISTANT RESOURCE COORDINATOR (posted 10/6)
The Fayette County Commission is seeking to hire for the position of Assistant Resource Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized career-minded professional who is skilled at written and verbal communication and is motivated to work for the betterment of Fayette County.
AMERICORPS VOLUNTEER IN SERVICE TO AMERICA (VISTA) (posted 8/4)
The Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) places individual placements across the nation in projects that build capacity, improve access to natural resources, develop and support innovative solutions, develop opportunities for service and economic development, and empower leaders. Housed in Beckley, West Virginia, Stewards Program aims to strengthen local impact and create a culture of stewardship by focusing on targeted audiences and concentrating our efforts in serving underrepresented populations in our home community. By working alongside fellow community leaders, supporting local organizations, and targeting underserved populations, our goal is to encourage community improvements at the local level, generating skilled, educated, and active future civic leaders.