Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area-AmeriCorps (State & National), Appalachian Forest, National Heritage Area, Elkins, WV

  • 05 Jul 2022 2:33 PM
    Message # 12838846

    Organization:     Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area (AFNHA)

    Job Title:           Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area-AmeriCorps (State & National)


    Details  AFNHA is seeking AmeriCorps members for conservation and/or cultural heritage related positions for the program year beginning September 7, 2022. Positions are one year with a living stipend provided ($16,502). The Segal Education Award ($6,495) is granted to those that successfully complete the full year. Available position locations span across eastern West Virginia and provide support to local communities that focus on conservation, cultural heritage, education and outreach, among other activities. Members serve with a cross section of sites including the National Forest, National Wildlife Areas, US Fish and Wildlife, Historical Societies and Museums. More information and application instructions can be found on our website:

    Company description     The Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area celebrates the central Appalachian forest - its history, culture, natural resources, and forest heritage. We focus on cultural heritage, conservation, and tourism to support rural community development in western Maryland and the highlands of West Virginia. In March 2019 we received our National Heritage Designation!

    Stipend $16,502

    Segal Education Award  Full-time (FT) $6,495.00

    1/2 Time $3,247.50

    How to apply:    Cover letter & Resume

    To apply to AFNHA AmeriCorps email us a cover letter telling a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in our program. This is your introduction and expression of interest to us. Attaching an updated resume is highly recommended, and will be expected by some supervisors.


    Apply to us through the (portal application), in addition to your emailed cover letter and resume. If you have trouble with this, you can get started by sending us your cover letter & resume, and complete the AmeriCorps application later during the process. See How to Apply for help navigating the portal application process.

    Last modified: 05 Jul 2022 2:33 PM | Anonymous