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Stewards VISTA: WV Hive Network - Community Outreach
Established in 1988, the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) focuses on three primary aspects of development for the counties of Raleigh, Fayette, Summers, and Nicholas in West Virginia. The first of those is economic development. We stimulate the regional economy through business expansion and retention efforts, including an extensive portfolio of financial services, the management of sites for new companies locating to our region, and serving as a point of access for local service providers which offer a variety of technical assistance for business owners. The goal of the program is to provide information, services and tools to business and industry to support expansion and to create new jobs and investment. The second of those is community development. We acknowledge that healthy and vibrant communities create greater potential for economic development, therefore prioritize work that assists with beautification, strategic planning, historic preservation, capacity building, grant writing, non-profit management, tourism development and the advancement of entrepreneurial activity. The last is a focus on stimulating regional initiatives and partnerships that increase capacity, diversify the economy, and inspire innovative solutions throughout the region. The WV HIVE Network, that this member will be supporting focuses acutely on growing a culture of entrepreneurship, bringing resources to current and future business owners, and increasing accessibility to those resources for displaced mine workers, or those distressed from other extractive industry retraction.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will focus their efforts on three primary aspects of HIVE operations. Firstly, they will assist in the development of Hive’s infrastructure leading to the stabilization and sustainability of the program. Secondly, they will assist with community outreach efforts, including marketing and communication. Lastly, they will assist with event planning and community engagement. Each aspect of their duties will aid the overall function, efficiency, and effectiveness of the WV HIVE Network, thus developing a thriving, unique, and responsive market that will attract a stronger workforce, improve quality of life, and build a culture West Virginians’ can be proud of.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Stewards VISTA: WV Hive Network - Community Outreach

Program Start/End Date
02/15/2019  -   02/14/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  


Accepting Applications
From  11/07/2018  To  03/22/2019 

Contact Ryan Tant
115 S Kanawha St
Beckley   WV   25801
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 84944