Preserve WV AmeriCorps Applications Being Accepted

AmeriCorps Preservation Alliance of WV is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Preserve WV AmeriCorps program year.

The Preserve WV AmeriCorps program is a statewide program administered by Preservation Alliance of West Virginia (PAWV), the statewide nonprofit organization promoting historic preservation in the Mountain State. 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 focus on economic development through historic resource improvement, nonprofit organizational capacity building, heritage tourism development, historic preservation, and environmental stewardship.  Volunteer management and community engagement are other important facets of the program.

Preserve WV AmeriCorps members will be placed with an individual site throughout the state of West Virginia.  Program start date is August 31, 2015.  All members are expected to serve for 11 ½ to 12 months with full-time members serving 1750 hours and half-time members serving 950 hours.

AmeriCorps site locations include Beckley, Morgantown, Wheeling, Fairmont, Ripley, Shepherdstown, and more.  For a full list of sites and position descriptions, email info@pawv.org.

To begin the application process, either send your

Resume, cover letter, and three references with contact information, emailed directly to info@pawv.org, including which interest areas appeal to you and why you think this AmeriCorps position would be a good fit for you. Please give us multiple ways to contact you, especially if your email access is not reliable.

OR preferably

Complete the AmeriCorps application, submitted to PAWV through http://www.americorps.gov web site.  (http://www.americorps.gov/for_individuals/ready/index.asp) Alternatively, you can do the AmeriCorps application later if you are selected for interview.  A cover letter must be emailed directly to info@pawv.org as well.

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