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City of Shinnston Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA
The City of Shinnston is seeking an outgoing individual who is eager to build an engaged community through volunteerism and support for small businesses. Through organizing volunteer activities for the Shinnston Community Garden and Rails to Trails, increasing public awareness of resources for the community, and conducting needs assessments with small businesses, the project will engage community members from Shinnston and the surrounding area. Through this engagement, the project will promote healthy activities and kickstart economic development. The mission of the City of Shinnston includes the factors of promoting economic development within city limits, ensuring public safety and fostering community involvement. It has been proven that each of these factors directly relate to effective poverty reduction in other parts of the country.
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Member Duties : The City of Shinnston VISTA project will include fostering conditions for a more engaged and prosperous community, that serves the citizens of Shinnston and the surrounding areas of Harrison County. This will include promoting the development of the Shinnston Community Garden, volunteer opportunities with Rails to Trails, healthy outdoor activities with Rails to Trails, increasing public awareness of community resources, conducting community needs assessments, and acting as a liaison between local businesses and the city to develop stronger support for small business growth.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Environment ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Trade/Construction ,  Urban Planning ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  First Aid ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Law ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Architectural Planning ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services . 
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City of Shinnston Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  


Accepting Applications
From  10/22/2021  To  06/01/2022 

Contact Erin Susman
424A Shrewsbury St
Charleston   WV   25301

Listing ID 107841