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Appalachian Sustainable Development is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Groundwork Positions

Video Production Associate

Professional Skills

Associates are expected to display the following professional skills. Training will be provided where needed to ensure associates meet expectations.

  • Integrity and Work Ethic
  • Continuous Learning and Adaptability
  • Time Management
  • Efficiency and Productivity
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving
  • Teamwork                                                
  • Communications, Listening and Speaking
  • Professionalism                        
  • Conflict Avoidance and Resolution                                                 
  • Respect for Diversity                                                                          

Duties and Responsibilities

Day-to-day work responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create video projects, which will include storyboarding, shooting, editing, reviewing, and distributing completed videos.
  • Set up and operate various production equipment which may include cameras, audio, lighting, and video recorders.
  • Collaborate with teammates and clients to develop video strategy and determine content opportunities, and execution on video pieces.
  • Use various technologies and tools, which may include digital cameras, drones, graphic arts programs, and more, to capture and create content for marketing outlets
  • Create marketing materials to support clients. This may include websites, social media, print materials, and more.   

No previous skills are necessary – we will teach you everything you need to know! However, creativity, a great attitude, and comfort with technology are desired. 

Frequent travel to different local filming sites is required. Work schedule is typically weekdays 9:30-4:30 but will vary depending on projects, so schedule flexibility is required.  Work week is 30 hours, pay rate is $11 an hour.

This is a 6-month training program for individuals with barriers to employment. 

To apply, visit

The total cost of the Groundwork workforce development program is $1,028,751. $853,456 (83%) of this program is funded through a U.S. Department of Labor–Employment and Training Administration grant. $175,295 (17%) of this program is funded through an Appalachian Regional Commission—Sprouting Farms grant. The program receives $0 (0%) in non-federal funding. The Groundwork workforce development program is fully funded (100%) by federal grants.

Request for Proposals

None Available

Appalachian Harvest Positions

Truck Driver – Appalachian Harvest

We need more Appalachian Harvest Drivers 

ASD’s Appalachian Harvest Food Hub in Duffield, VA provides support, training, aggregation and distribution support to markets for regional farmers.  Since 2000, farmers have sold more than $16 million dollars of fruits and vegetables to wholesale retailers. 

All drivers must have:

  • 2 years over the road experience
  • Hold a Class A CDL
  • Ability to pass required drug screen
  • A good driving record

Contact Gina Bishop for more details:
Phone: (276)431-3385

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