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Preserve WV AmeriCorps Program (Full-time and Half-time Opportunities)

23 Jul 2019 8:56 AM | Kellie White

Apply now to become a paid Preserve WV AmeriCorps member for a year! Service opportunities start at sites statewide in late August 2019. (Recruitment will continue until all sites are filled.) Full-time (1700 hour) and half-time (900 hour) opportunities are available. Renewal is possible for a second year.

 

PROGRAM

The Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia’s statewide National Service initiative where members help main streets thrive, help communities capture their local history, and help preserve beloved West Virginia landmarks. This grant-funded, AmeriCorps State program’s purpose is to increase economic and community development in West Virginia through historic preservation, heritage tourism, and capacity-building projects.

 

SERVICE SITES

Members are placed for a year at individual nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the state. Preserve WV sites range from museums and archives to Historic Landmarks Commissions and Main Street organizations.

 

BENEFITS

          Gain valuable experience

          Living allowance, paid in biweekly stipends ($14,000 full-time;    $7000 half-time) 

          Educational award to use for tuition or qualified, federal student      loans

          Group health insurance available for full-time members

          Childcare available for full-time members

 

LEARN MORE

          See https://www.pawv.org/americorps.html

          Contact info@pawv.org


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