Current Job opportunities in Western NC:


Opening: Various, Benne on Eagle | Posting Closes: Until Filled

Overview: Benne on Eagle is a modern soul food restaurant exploring Affrilachian cuisine and paying homage to the history of 'The Block' in downtown Asheville. Please send your resume to chelsea@benneoneagle.com or stop by weekdays before 4pm for an application.

Position Description: We are currently hiring in preparation for a busy summer! Hosts, Breakfast servers, Prep Cooks, and FOH Managers all sought.


Opening: Comm Outreach Supervisor, Asheville Humane Society | Posting Closes: Until Filled

Overview: Asheville Humane Society, in partnership with the Buncombe County Animal Shelter, is currently seeking applicants for the full time position of Community Outreach Supervisor.  The Community Outreach Supervisor oversees the outreach program for Asheville Humane Society’s Community Solutions Department and is responsible for ensuring that outreach program staff provide a good first impression to citizens of Buncombe County by conducting outreach activities in Community Solutions target neighborhoods. This person interacts with community members using a judgment-free and harm reduction-based approach. This person serves directly as a liaison with Animal Control officers to provide assistance for pet owners who are out of compliance with the law and/or in need of assistance with the goal of preventing surrender or seizure of pets. He/she engages citizens to embrace the mission of Asheville Humane Society and works collaboratively with community members to find the best possible solution for each person and his/her pet(s). This person collaborates with comm partner organizations in a professional, and timely manner. 

This is a full time position and hours may vary depending on scheduling and organization needs.

Human Resources Contact: Emily Gelb | Email Address: egelb@ashevillehumane.org // Asheville Humane Society and the Buncombe County Animal Shelter is an EEOC employer and a drug/alcohol and smoke-free work environment. Please email resume and cover letter to egelb@ashevillehumane.org.


Opening: Campaign Associate, United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County | Posting Closes: August 12, 2019

Overview: If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a great non-profit organization, doing important work to reduce the impact of poverty on families in our community, please consider applying for a Campaign Associate temporary, full-time position at United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (UWABC). UWABC is seeking energetic and talented individuals to join a highly focused and successful Development team for the 2019 Annual Campaign. Each year United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County hires Campaign Associates throughout Buncombe County to help raise money for health and human services.

Position Description: As a Campaign Associate, you will provide fundraising strategies, volunteer support, and donor cultivation skills to assist local companies in running successful workplace campaigns. In partnership with United Way staff, you will be responsible for supporting fundraising in your assigned account portfolio. Once you are selected as a Campaign Associate, you will attend training that will provide you with the general skills you will need to be successful. You will have the opportunity to develop and hone skills in Sales, Customer Service, Project Management, Public Speaking, and Team Building. You will also gain valuable contacts, community knowledge, and will be a part of a positive team environment.

Education and Experience
The successful candidate will possess a degree specializing in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field. Equivalent fundraising and/or sales experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

Work Hours
• Duration of Position: September 9th to November 15th, 2019
• Hours: Full Time/approx. 37.5 hours per week, generally Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, with occasional duties in the evening or on the weekend. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as companies often have campaign sessions outside of typical business hours.
• Compensation is $5,000 total for the 10-week term.

Application Procedures: Please upload your resume and provide a cover letter on ZipRecruiter (Direct link: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/5beebbd8). The application deadline is Monday, August 12th. **In order to apply, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume as one PDF document.**

Human Resources Contact: Dionne Greenlee-Jones | Email Address: dionne.greenlee@unitedwayabc.org