Alena Klimas

  • published Jobs Board 2020-02-04 16:03:55 -0500

    Jobs Board and Professional Opportunities

    Please submit any jobs or professional opportunities to the Network by emailing alena@ruralsupportpartners.com.

    Jobs:

    • Athens Foundation is hiring a Program DirectorThe Athens County Foundation enhances the quality of life for the people of our region through building endowments, awarding grants, and providing leadership on key community issues now and for generations to come.

     

    • MACED is hiring a Lending Director. "MACED is looking for a highly motivated and experienced professional to join its staff as Lending Director. MACED’s enterprise development program includes a robust commercial lending portfolio, a technical assistance program featuring both one-on-one and classroom based training, and comprehensive community-based development strategies. We are seeking a Lending Director to be responsible for the leadership, development and effective implementation of our lending work in a way that integrates our lending strategies within MACED’s overall organizational mission and five year plan, focusing on a just transition to a new economy for Appalachia."

     

    • FAHE is hiring a Project Director for their Partners for Rural Transformations project which is "eliminating persistent poverty, advancing prosperity and economic justice." The Partners for Rural Transformation consists of regional and national community development organizations that work together to affect change in rural America.

     

    • Invest Appalachia is hiring a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Invest Appalachia is an emerging nonprofit and impact investment fund. The CEO “will be a dynamic and forward-thinking leader who collaborates to operationalize and launch a successful blended impact investment platform that accelerates market growth in Central Appalachia.”

     

     

    • Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (MRBF) is hiring a Chief Equity and Learning Officer. MRBF’s mission is “helping people and places move out of poverty and achieve greater social and economic justice. Its footprint spans 11 Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. It is a family foundation with total assets of $200 million and an annual grantmaking outlay of approximately $9 million.” The Chief Equity and Learning Officer will guide the organization’s focus on equitable funding and programming.

     

    Training, Fellowships, Institutes:

    • Working Films created a Rural Cinema Institute meant for leaders to create Documentaries on environmental issues in rural areas. Apply by February 19th. This in-person assembly in rural communities is critical for civic engagement and progress across the nation. With this in mind, @Working Films is launching RURAL CINEMA - a training institute and community engagement program that will support rural leaders to use films as a resource in their work for environmental justice. Click here to learn more and apply by February 19th -  https://www.workingfilms.org/rural-cinema-call-for-applications/ 

     

    • 2020 Appalachian Community Philanthropy Leadership Retreat, hosted by WV Philanthropy, announced its annual retreat. "Formerly known as the Appalachian Community Foundation’s Leadership Retreat, the Appalachian Community Philanthropy Leadership Retreat is an opportunity to connect with Community Foundations, United Ways, and Hospital and University Foundations from across the Appalachian region to discuss key issues in the field, network, and have time to work together outside the confines of your office." RSVP here.