PAWV is recruiting for Preserve WV AmeriCorps members for the 2017-2018 program year.
The purpose of the Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is to implement historic preservation and heritage tourism projects throughout West Virginia by way of historic resource re-use, improvement, development, and interpretation. Members’ service will emphasize community development and revitalization through projects focused on historic preservation, volunteer management, and cultural heritage tourism development.
Preserve WV AmeriCorps members will be placed with individual sites throughout the state of West Virginia, ranging from museums and archives to Main Street organizations and city agencies. Positions open for recruitment are noted below. For more information about position descriptions, contact email@example.com.
PAWV is recruiting Preserve WV AmeriCorps members to start immediately at additional sites. These sites were added after PAWV was awarded supplemental funding from Volunteer WV and the Corporation for National and Community Service. The positions are one-year and will start on a rolling basis. They include:
For full position descriptions, see the bottom of this post.
To apply, complete an AmeriCorps application, submitted under the Preserve WV AmeriCorps program at the website http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps. Search under “West Virginia” for our listing.
Send in a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org regarding the position(s) for which you would like to apply.
The Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is recruiting site sponsors for the 2017-2018 service year. Applications should be submitted to email@example.com by 5:00pm on Friday, March 3, 2017.
2017 SITE SPONSOR APPLICATION
Preserve WV AmeriCorps is funded in part by Volunteer West Virginia, the state’s Commission for National and Community Service, and by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service.
PAWV is currently recruiting for the following Preserve WV AmeriCorps positions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the program and how to apply.
Kump Education Center – 1 Half-time Position
Site Supervisor: Heather Biola
Elkins, Randolph County
The mission of the Kump Education Center is to utilize the historic Kump property for the promotion of student achievement and teacher excellence in central West Virginia. The Kump Education Center is located in the historic home of H.G. Kump (the 19th Governor of the State of West Virginia). In 2008, the Kump family home and an endowed trust were gifted to the City of Elkins by the will of Mary Gamble Kump, daughter of H.G. Kump. The Kump Education Center, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) corporation, organized in 2010 with the mission to fulfill the further declared wishes of Mary Gamble Kump that the property be used for preservation and education purposes, including professional development for educators, student achievement, good citizenship development of children and youth, sustainability activities and studies, historic preservation, and heritage education and cultural tourism.
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