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(WV) Community Heritage AmeriCorps Position 

15 days ago

Deadline: September 4, 2019 
Offered by: Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area AmeriCorps
Location: Elkins, West Virginia and surrounding communities
Type: Full-Time
Salary: $14,000


One year position serving rural communities in beautiful surroundings, while gaining valuable experience. AFNHA AmeriCorps community positions include heritage development assignments with museums and historic sites, community development assignments such as with Main Street organizations, support for historic preservation and archaeology programs, and cultural tourism positions to support arts and connect tourism opportunities.  Other positions include historic preservation hands on team, and conservation field work and outreach. 35 positions are available in Elkins, West Virginia and neighboring counties. 

This is a one-year national service commitment, with second year possible. College degree or relevant experience preferred.  We are seeking members with commitment and initiative to be a part of our dynamic team. You will gain valuable real-life experience for your career. Position stipend is $14,000 for the year, with an education award of $6095 upon completion of the year of service.

See our website link for information about the program and positions available. To apply, email us a cover letter to initiate application, resume encouraged. my.ameriCorps application also required. Positions are filled on a rolling basis for Sept 5 start date. We are recruiting actively to fill multiple positions before September - so act now!


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