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AmeriCorps VISTA Member

  • AmeriCorps Program
  • Charleston
  • $22,882 / Year
  • Applications have closed


Position Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Host Organization: LifeBridge AmeriCorps – United Way of Central West Virginia

Position Overview:

As an AmeriCorps VISTA member serving with the United Way of Central West Virginia, you will play a vital role in advancing our mission to mobilize the community and resources to create positive, lasting change. Your service will focus on addressing poverty-related challenges and building capacity within our organization to enhance our ability to address community needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Resource Development: Collaborate with the United Way team to identify and secure resources that will strengthen our capacity to address poverty in the community. This includes grant writing, fundraising, and partnership development.
  2. Program Evaluation and Enhancement: Assess existing programs and initiatives, identifying areas for improvement and expansion. Work closely with staff to implement changes that will increase the effectiveness and impact of our services.
  3. Community Outreach and Engagement: Develop and implement strategies to engage the community in United Way initiatives. This may involve organizing events, conducting outreach, and fostering partnerships with local organizations.
  4. Data Analysis and Reporting: Compile and analyze data related to poverty and community needs. Create comprehensive reports to measure program outcomes and impact, supporting evidence-based decision-making.
  5. Capacity Building: Assist in building the organizational capacity of United Way by developing and implementing systems that enhance efficiency and effectiveness in addressing community challenges.


  • Associate’s degree preferred or relevant work experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Passion for community service and addressing poverty-related issues.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting is a plus.


  • Living Allowance $22,882
  • End-of-Service Education Award or Cash Stipend
  • Health Coverage
  • Relocation Allowance (if applicable)
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Point of Contact: 

Mindy Robinson, Associate Director 

[email protected] 

304-940-9876 Cell

304-340-3593 Office


Brooke Jones – VISTA Coordinator

[email protected]

304-419-9756 Cell

304-340-3620 Office

Accepting Applications through: March 30, 2024 

This AmeriCorps VISTA position provides a unique opportunity to make a lasting impact on the community while gaining valuable experience in community development and nonprofit management. Join us in our commitment to create positive change and build a stronger, more resilient West Virginia.

LifeBridge AmeriCorps is a Sponsor Program of the United Way of Central WV. Our offices are located at their location: 1 United Way Square, Charleston WV 25301