Now Recruiting: AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates

4/30/2020

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Help Spread the News! - We need your help. 
AmeriCorps VISTA summer positions are currently available throughout the West Virginia. However, due to COVID-19 organizations are having a challenging time finding volunteers to fill these important positions. 

Volunteers are needed to serve children in summer programming. In exchange for a summer of service, Summer Associates will receive a living allowance and Education Award / Cash Bonus. The project is sponsored by West Virginia's Promise - The Alliance for Youth

About the Available Positions 
  • Positions include a living-allowance and an Education Award -or- Cash Bonus. Click here to learn more
  • Projects last 8-10 weeks. Summer Associate members serve a minimum of 35 hours per week.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of placement.
  • Most positions begin Mid-May / Early June.
  • AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates serve at nonprofits, schools, and local government agencies. 
  • VISTAS serve children as mentors, camp coordinators, lead summer programming, and assist summer feeding programs. 

How to Apply 
Positions are available throughout the state! Below is a list of organizations who are currently recruiting. To learn more or to apply please contact the organization directly ASAP

If you have any questions please contact Pam Dugan, (304) 661-1460.

After School Explorers, 
Preston County Schools
731 Preston Drive
Kingwood, WV 26537
Contact: Paul Martin, 304-329-0580

Appalachian Impact
310 Sunflower Drive
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Contact: Shauna Moody (Mason), 304-516-7325

Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg
1200 Mary Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101-4933
Contact: Cyndi Auth, 304-485-6435

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club Charleston 
301 Tennessee Ave, 
Charleston, WV 25302 
Positions are available in Charleston & St.Albans 
Contacts: Pamela Petra / Sarah Buckale
304-722-4307- St. Albans
304-343-4548 - Charleston 

Clay County Schools
1 Panther Drive
Clay, WV 25043
Contact: Michelle Samples, 304-587-4276

Elk City Renewal Association
303 West Washington Street
Charleston, WV 25302
Contact: Megan Bullock / Liz Turner, 304-405-6374

Girl Scouts of Black Diamond
321 Virginia Street West
Charleston, WV 25302
Contact: Katharina Fritzler, 304-345-7722

Grow Warwood Pride
118 N 9th St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Contact: JulieAnn Davis, 304-280-2621

HoH-Share Inc The Fun Raiser Urban Mobil Playground
88 15th St Suite 436
Wheeling, WV 26003
Contact: Kate Marshall, 304-218-8373

Jefferson County Parks and Recreation
235 Sam Michaels Lane, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
Contact: David Kling, 304-728-3207

KEYS 4 Healthy Kids
Charleston, WV 
Contact: Taylor Weekley, 304-388-7145

McDowell County Commission on Aging, Inc. 
725 Stewart Street
Welch WV 24801-2125
Contact: Donald Reed, 304-436-6588

Mineral County Family Resource Network
251 ½ West Piedmont Street 
Keyser WV 26726
Contact: Gerri Mason, 304-788-9099

Morgan County Starting Points FRN 
187 S Green Street Suite 3 
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Contact: Audrey Morris, 304-258-5600

Mountaineer Food Bank
484 Enterprise Drive
Gassaway, WV 26624-7888
Cotact Chad Morrison: 304-364-5518

North Elementary School
825 Chestnut Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Contact: Laura VanHorn, 304-276-0690 / Natalie Webb 304-216-7402

Wind Dance Farm & Earth
Education Center
649 Virginia Line Rd. 
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411-3988
Contact: Leslie Devine-Milbourne, 304-258-0558 / 304-268-0121

WVU Extension Boone County 4-H Leaders Association
455 Foster Road
Foster, WV 25081-6235
Contact: Philip See, 304-545-5572

WVU Extension
Kanawha County 4-H Leaders Association
4700 MacCorkle AVE SE Suite 101 
Charleston, WV 25304
Contact: Jocelyn Crawford, 304-720-9889 / 304-542-0310

WVU Extension
Mineral County
541 Harley O Staggers Drive
Keyser, WV  26726
Contact: Margaret Miltenberger, 304-788-3621 / 304-813-2059

WVU Upward Bound/TRIO
PO Box 6891
709 N. High St
PO Box 6891
Morgantown, WV 26506
Contact: Landon Southerly / Tyler Collie, 304-293-6199 / 304-290-6393

Wyoming County FRN
Power House Youth Center
PO Box 183 
Rock View, WV 24880
Contact: Tina Accord,304-923-1077

Youth Leadership Association Camp Horseshoe
3309 Horseshoe Run Rd Parsons, WV 26287
Contact: Emily Huguenin, 304-478-4789 / 304-250-7073

Zion Child Development Center
1720 5th Avenue
Charleston, WV 25387-1337
Contact: Erin Herdman, 304-382-4022

Contact Information

Pam Dugan, Pamela.J.Dugan@wv.gov

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