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Cowen Community VISTA
Cowen, WV is coming out of The Hub's Cultivate WV program, a program aimed to bring community members and stakeholders together to ramp up revitalization projects. Twenty four projects were funded in Cowen, all focused on great place-making initiatives like health and wellness, downtown beautification, public gathering spaces, public events, and more. This VISTA position will be focused on bringing forward the momentum that was gained in the town during this program. A town of 500, Cowen sits in Webster County, WV and boasts amazing outdoor recreation opportunities, a rich history, and a passionate and inspiring population of community members who care. Support this great town, right on the edge of the Monongahela National Forest, by becoming a VISTA to support their revitalization efforts.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member work with the Town of Cowen to keep up the momentum that the community has built through the Cultivate WV program. Serving the Town to support community revitalization projects, the VISTA will write grants, recruit and engage volunteers, research community resources, and develop new databases of community organizations, volunteers and resources. The VISTA will receive ample support from the Town Council, community groups, and the West Virginia Community Development Hub, including trainings, network-building, and access to a diverse array of resources.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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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 ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Research ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Cowen Community VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/09/2019  -   12/08/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  


Accepting Applications
From  11/12/2019  To  11/15/2020 

Contact Erin McGrath
424A Shrewsbury St
Charleston   WV   25301
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 91763