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WAYNE — The Energy Express program in Wayne County offered by the Wayne County West Virginia University Extension Service is hiring workers for this summer’s program.

Work sites hiring are in Wayne County and include Crum PreK-8, Ceredo-Kenova Elementary, Buffalo Elementary and Fort Gay PreK-8.

Energy Express is an 8-week program promoting the school success of West Virginia children in reading.

Those whom become an Energy Express member must be available to continuously serve from June 10 to July 30 and be at least 18 years of age by June 10, 2021.

Postions are members to serve as Mentors (must be a college-bound high school senior, a current college student, or a recent college graduate with no full-time employment) and Community Coordinators (does not have to be a college student).

Members make learning fun for small groups of school-age children by creating a safe, enriching environment focused on reading, writing, art and drama.

Perks for the progam, which allows those interested to make a difference while earning money for college are:

  • $1,850 Living Allowance
  • $1,342.86 Educational Stipend
  • 300 Service Hours

Applications are now available online at www.energyexpress.wvu.edu. Applications are accepted until all positions are filled or May 1, whichever comes first. You do not have to be a West Virginia resident to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact the WVU Extension Office in Wayne County at 304-272-6839.

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