Randolph Ready HubCAP Coordinator at Davis & Elkins College
West Virginia Community Development Hub
About the organization
At The Hub, we believe every community has the tools to develop economic opportunities and jobs; optimal health conditions; attractive and inspiring community environments; bright futures for young people, and citizens who believe they deserve these things and are prepared to work together to get them.
Since 2009, The Hub, has worked in dozens of communities to coach community members through a process that helps them identify leaders and assets; develop plans and set goals; and connect with a wide network of resources to meet those goals. The Hub’s work in communities has contributed to revitalizing communities such as Buckhannon, Thomas, Shinnston, Grafton, Matewan and others. The Hub has been instrumental in helping to create initiatives that address community opportunities and challenges such as developing local food systems, enhancing community sustainability, securing funding for community facilities, restoring historic downtowns, and more.
Read more at www.wvhub.org
The Randolph Ready HubCAP Coordinator VISTA will support the efforts of the Elkins HubCAP team as it implements projects related to the program. The member will build capacity by supporting the collaborative efforts of the HubCAP Team including strategic partners of the Elkins area invested in the economic development of the Downtown area. The VISTA’s efforts will move people out of poverty by supporting the development of Team project goals including Opportunity Tours to increase job market in downtown Elkins, Riverfront Trail Development to support pedestrian connections between residential and commercial areas of town, and creation of Public Art initiative to beautify downtown Elkins and make it more inviting for businesses and consumers alike. The member will also develop and implement a service learning program at Davis & Elkins College.
The ideal candidate will have a background in volunteer management, partnership development, and recruitment.
Contact email: [email protected]
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