The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the development of the Planning and Accelerating Textile Technology and Entrepreneurship Regional Network (PATTERN), the first ever Southern WV-based Outdoor Industry Textiles Incubation lab. PATTERN will fill the needed textiles prototyping gaps for the outdoor industry created by the most recent announcement of the Nation’s Newest National Park and Preserve and the WVU Tech’s Outdoor Adventure Sports program of study.
The mission of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) is to initiate and support the community and economic development efforts within the counties of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh, and Summers located in the New River Gorge region of West Virginia. The successful candidate will coordinate community outreach, needs assessments, support for program development, and will support entrepreneurs throughout their utilization of PATTERN resources. This position will begin as contracted work with the opportunity to move into an AmeriCorps VISTA position.
VISTA Pay and Benefits:
This AmeriCorps VISTA position is in partnership with The WV Community Development Hub. In addition to the annual stipend offered by AmeriCorps NRGRD will provide a $1000/month housing stipend. Benefits include:
Other benefits may include:
Interested candidates can also submit a cover letter and resume to:
Jenna Grayson, Director of Business Retention and Expansion
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority
200 Main Street
Beckley, WV 25801