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WV READY – Jefferson County Parks & Recreation Commission

Website StewardsIP Conservation Legacy

Be a part of this innovative program- build to support the expansion of West Virginia’s outdoor economy!

The West Virginia Rural Engagement Ambassador for Development and Youth (WV READY) program will provide the following support among others:

  • Create a community asset map to determine best avenues to spur outdoor economy in assigned communities
  • Identify outdoor economy plans created, but not quite implemented
  • Help explore you community’s abundant economic opportunities and assets.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Able to commit to 9 months service term
  • Position begins in November 2022
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Willing to serve in WV service area assigned
  • West Virginia resident preferred

Service Benefits:

  • $500 per week living stipend
  • Paid training
  • Segal Education Award upon completion of term*
  • Receive tuition and fee waivers at West Virginia institutions of higher education
  • Professional development
  • Travel opportunities throughout WV

For More Information:

Contact Brendan Muckian-Bates

[email protected]