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Town of Cowen Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 24, 2022 - October 23, 2023

Application Window

August 1, 2022 - September 23, 2022

Location

  • Cowen, WV

Contact Information

Erin Susman
(304) 533-1077
e.susman@wvhub.org

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Position Details

AmeriCorpsVISTA @ WV Community Development Hub

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Description

The Town of Cowen has been steadily building its' recreation economy through its' relationship with WV Community Development Hub over the past several years. The community has completed CultivateWV, currently is completing The Hub's Communities of Achievement Program (HubCAP), and will begin Downtown Appalachia: Revitalizing Recreational Economies (DARRE) later in 2022. This VISTA project will support the continued growth of capacity as the Town continues to build a local economy that is supported by the outdoor recreation assets it has available as a Mon Forrest gateway community. Through relationship building, the member will identify new and emerging needs of local businesses, and in partnership with The Hub's community coach and the Town, will identify solutions. By supporting a collaborative environment within the community, The Town will build a more cohesive and integrated community of people and organizations that will work together for the common goal. With a population of less than 500, The Town of Cowen is a small community with big heart!

The Town of Cowen has been steadily building its' recreation economy through its' relationship with WV Community Development Hub over the past several years. The community has completed CultivateWV, currently is completing The Hub's Communities of Achievement Program (HubCAP), and will begin Downtown Appalachia: Revitalizing Recreational Economies (DARRE) later in 2022. This VISTA project will support the continued growth of capacity as the Town continues to build a local economy that is supported by the outdoor recreation assets it has available as a Mon Forrest gateway community. Through relationship building, the member will identify new and emerging needs of local businesses, and in partnership with The Hub's community coach and the Town, will identify solutions. By supporting a collaborative environment within the community, The Town will build a more cohesive and integrated community of people and organizations that will work together for the common goal. With a population of less than 500, The Town of Cowen is a small community with big heart! Read More

Living Allowance

$1250 - $1250 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Environment

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Erin Susman
(304) 533-1077
e.susman@wvhub.org

Hosted By

Position Details

AmeriCorpsVISTA @ WV Community Development Hub

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