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WVCCL Community Engagement Coordinator
 
 
 
The West Virginia Center for Civic Life (WVCCL) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that engages citizens in meaningful community dialogue about important public issues that affect West Virginians and the nation. The Center provides training and assistance on framing issues and developing discussion guides; convening, moderating, and reporting on forums; and moving communities from dialogue to action. The Center seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member to help build the capacity of WVCCL, and its partners to assist West Virginians from all walks of life to increase their understanding of West Virginia’s economic situation and build connections allowing for local and statewide work addressing economic needs. Through the "Building West Virginia's Economic Future" initiative, West Virginians will come together in communities throughout the state to engage in dialogue to learn about poverty issues, understand the impact on the lives of residents, and to work together to address poverty, while ensuring significant participation by low-income individuals and promoting community dialogue and decision-making that values low-income residents as equal and important contributors to shaping the economic future of West Virginia.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : This position calls for at least one VISTA member to build capacity for a statewide initiative promoting dialogue about West Virginia's economic future. Required skills include proficiency in online and written communication; outreach experience and capacity to interact with diverse individuals; experience in collaborative planning and strong project organization skills. Key duties will include: assisting with the recruitment, training, and coordination of local community forum conveners, facilitators, and volunteers; implementing participant outreach strategies and issue awareness campaigns; and contributing to the development and sustainability of project communications processes and infrastructure. Contact Marta Pate at 304-414-4452 for a full position description.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
WVCCL Community Engagement Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
11/15/2013  -   11/14/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  08/15/2013  To  07/30/2014 

Contact Marta Pate
Ste 8
Charleston   WV   25387
304-414-4452
mpate@stepbystepwv.org
stepbystepwv.org

Listing ID 51810


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