Communications and Development VISTA

Since 1995, Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) has been working to transition Appalachia to a more resilient economy and a healthier population by supporting local agriculture, exploring new economic opportunities and connecting people to healthy food. The VISTA position works out of Abingdon, Virginia. Nestled in scenic rolling hills between mountain ranges, Abingdon provides easy access to hiking, biking, kayaking, live music, and more. The full-time AmeriCorps VISTA will provide their unique skills and perspective to improve functionality and efficiencies, internally and externally through more effective communications and development efforts. The ideal applicant would have a Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communications or a related field. Previous experience is preferred. Applicants should be comfortable interfacing with diverse groups in various settings. The ideal applicant will have an eagerness to learn and commitment to asking for help when needed.
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Ex-Offender Reentry , Hunger , Education , Environment , Health , Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth . Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing , Leadership , Team Work , Writing/Editing , Public Speaking , Communications , Computers/Technology , Recruitment.

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