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Preserve WV AmeriCorps
2/18: Positions still available! Apply now for a short-term, full-time ("accelerated half-time") position ending 8/18. Renewal is possible on some positions to 8/2019. ------ The Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is Preservation Alliance of West Virginia’s statewide service initiative where members help main streets thrive, help communities capture their local history, and preserve beloved West Virginia landmarks. ------ The purpose of the Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is to implement historic preservation and heritage tourism projects throughout WV by way of historic resource reuse, improvement, & interpretation. A historic resource could be a building, museum/archival collection, structure, landscape, or historic district/downtown commercial district. Members' service will emphasize community development & revitalization through projects focused on historic preservation, volunteer management, & cultural heritage tourism development. --------- Members will be placed with individual sites throughout the state, ranging from museums & archives to Main Street organizations & city agencies. -------- As of 2/13/2018, open positions are: * Happy Retreat (Charles Town). * Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center - BAD Buildings Program (Morgantown). * Preservation Alliance of West Virginia loan fund (Elkins). ------- Application process: * Complete the My AmeriCorps application. * Complete a questionnaire at * Each applicant must review the position descriptions (supplied via email on request or after receipt of the application) & send a cover letter explaining positions of interest & why he/she would like to serve at those sites & be a good fit for the positions. Applicants can apply to more than one site at once, using the same letter. If desired, applicants can attach a resume or CV. ------ For more information, see
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Member Duties : DUTIES: Members will have specific duties based on their assigned sites. All members are required to make improvements to historic resources and to manage volunteers. Specific sites' position descriptions will be provided to applicants upon receipt of initial application, or you can email for a copy of position descriptions and more information about the program.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
Skills :
Trade/Construction ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Architectural Planning ,  Urban Planning . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Preserve WV AmeriCorps

Program Start/End Date
03/01/2018  -   08/27/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  


Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2017  To  03/15/2018 

Contact Danielle LaPresta
421 Davis Ave
Elkins   WV   26241

Listing ID 61908