Job Opening: Appalachian Gas Working Group Coordinator

Appalachian Gas Working Group (AGWG) Coordinator

Reports to WV Rivers Coalition Program Director

The primary function of the AGWG Coordinator is to work closely with the WV Rivers Program Director, OVEC and other AGWG partners’ staff on the overall management of AGWG strategic plan and facilitate communication and coordination among the working group and across its teams.

The AGWG is a coordinated effort to end public harm from fracking and fracked oil and gas infrastructure. The AGWG supports healthy communities, property rights and a just transition to clean renewable energy. (See Groups Unite to Protect Our Region From Fracked Gas and Related Infrastructure for more background.)

Position Description:

This is an hourly contracted position designed for a period of six months dependent on funding availability. Compensation rate is $20/hour with an expected workload averaging approximately 40 hours/month. Candidate must reside in West Virginia and have phone/internet access. Required travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Read the full position description here

Associated Tasks Include:

  1. Plan quarterly meetings to enable the AGWG to meet face-to-face; to update, coordinate and assess work on the short-term goals identified in the teams’ workplans.
  2. Coordinate monthly teleconferences of the team leaders to continue the work between the face-to-face meetings.
  3. Organize a skill-building workshop in the Spring of 2018 for emerging local groups to build their capacity for community organizing, coalition building, and working with the media.

To Apply for Position:

Review the full position description here. Send resume and cover letter to wvrivers@wvrivers.org by Oct. 20, 2017. Please include “Appalachian Gas Working Group Coordinator” in the subject line.

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