Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 Placemaking in Small & Rural Communities Conference
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Communications and Legislative Policy Coordinator
West Virginia Food & Farm Coalition The position will have two main focuses: Legislative policy coordination (50% of the time) - The position will work with constituents to develop a platform of agriculture-related and food/nutrition security-oriented policy issues. This will involve hosting forums, webinars, and roundtable discussions, as well as researching issues and drafting relevant bill/rule language. The position will also work with policy makers to advance policy priorities and coordinate Food for All, a working group of food/nutrition security advocates that meets bi-monthly. Communications (50% of the time) - The position will work with staff to develop and execute communications strategies, writing op-eds, social media posts, and programmatic one-pagers. Tools like Levitate and Canva Pro will be utilized. The position will also maintain all of the Coalition's web pages hosted on Wix.
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USAging The Program Associate is a key player in the success of the transportation team at USAging. This position will help increase the capacity of USAging to provide technical assistance, resources and up-to-date information on critical issues in the development, delivery and evaluation of accessible community transportation.
Technical Assistance Provider (TAP)
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (SERCAP) Major responsibilities include, but not limited to: provide technical assistance; plan and deliver training; perform outreach and networking; program development; perform research and analysis and publish results; administrative duties. Work performed may be in the technical areas of: wastewater, water and solid waste operations, management and financing. This position would work mostly in the state of Maryland and in collaboration with the Delaware Office.
Director of Community and Workforce Programs
Oklahoma Arts Council OKLAHOMA ARTS COUNCIL The Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC) is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. We strive to build a diverse team comprised of the best and brightest individuals to support our mission to lead, cultivate, and amplify the transformative power of the arts for all Oklahomans and their communities. The Oklahoma Arts Council is currently seeking enthusiastic and creative people with an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to public service to contribute to our team. POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Community Arts and Workforce Programs is one of two program directors assigned to administer the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Community Arts Program (CAP). The position advises presenting organizations and grantees on best practices for audience-based programs such as exhibitions and performances.
Responsibilities include overseeing plans and production of biennial cultural development programs—the Oklahoma Arts Conference and Leadership Arts. Part of the agency’s Rural and Creative Community Outreach Department, which provides direct service to Oklahoma communities and local leaders, this position reports directly to the Director of Rural and Creative Community Outreach.
Blue Sky Center Blue Sky Center is searching for executive sta ff to help scale our impact as we enter the next phase of our organization’s life. This is an opportunity to bring your creative leadership and passion for rural economic development to the Cuyama Valley! We are looking for a natural leader who thrives in a rural environment with demonstrated commitment and passion for social, economic and/or environmental justice. This position is right for you if:
● You are self-directed and able to drive multiple projects at once. ● You are patient and believe asset-based economic development is the cornerstone of community resilience. ● You are resourceful and able to adapt while maintaining a celebratory culture. ● You thrive in a strategic environment and willing work within a sociocratic system that values autonomy, consensus, trust, and competence.
We are looking for team members who thrive in a rural environment with demonstrated commitment and passion for social, economic and/or environmental justice.
Executive leaders will be responsible for providing the vision and voice to drive growth & sustainability of current projects, establish Blue Sky Center as a model of economic and cultural resilience for rural communities, and build new vision and programs to elevate the Cuyama Valley.
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University of Kentucky This person will be responsible for supporting communities in their disaster preparation, response and recovery, with a particular emphasis on supporting those communities disproportionately impacted by environmental injustices.