AmeriCorps *VISTA applicants
The Coal Heritage Highway Authority is seeking AmeriCorps *VISTA applicants for a position working with the Paint Creek Scenic Byway and Coal Heritage Trail.
*VISTA member activities for the Paint Creek Scenic Byway and Coal Heritage Trail project will include:
Non-profit development for Paint Creek Scenic Byway, creation of interpretive plan for the Paint Creek Scenic ByWay, development of marketing plan and brochures for Paint Creek Scenic Byway, and organizing community trainings on preservation resources for the Coal Heritage Highway Authority.
AmeriCorps *VISTA members serve their communities for one year. *VISTA members are dedicated to alleviating poverty and build capacity in communities and the organizations that they serve.
AmeriCorps*VISTAs receive a modest living allowance of $9,996.00 in the State of West Virginia (Members are paid approximately $385.00, before taxes, every two weeks.) *VISTA members also receive health coverage and child care assistance if eligible. Upon completing a year of service, *VISTA members can opt for an education award of $4,725 or stipend of $1,200.
Interested applicants must apply by March 20th, 2009. Please call our office at 304-256-6941 if you are interested.