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: Finance Associate, Community Foundation of WNC | Posting Closes: Until Filled.

Overview: The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, founded in 1978, is a public charity with a mission to expand philanthropy in the eighteen counties of Western North Carolina it serves. The Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals, corporations and charitable organizations, and makes grants toward the region’s pressing needs and promising opportunities. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Graham Keever: keever@cfwnc.org with the subject line Finance Associate. No calls please.

Position Description: The Finance Associate position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of financial records and files, spreadsheet maintenance, data entry to the general ledger, making bank deposits, creating and mailing gift acknowledgement letters, mailing donor statements, preparation of meeting materials, scheduling meetings, accounts receivable, and other duties as assigned. The Finance Associate has significant contact with Foundation clients, and therefore must have excellent customer service abilities. The successful applicant must be detail-oriented, efficient, organized, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This is a salaried position with the potential for growth, based on performance.


Opening: YWCA of Asheville, Chief Advancement Officer | Posting Closes: May 31, 2019

Overview: REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer // FUNCTION: The Chief Advancement Officer is a member of the senior leadership team of the YWCA ensuring achievement of the fundraising goals of the organization through planning, execution and oversight. The position works closely with the Chief Executive Officer to develop and implement well defined strategies for the financial success of the organization. The CAO supervises a team including the Communications and Marketing Director, Development Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and Grant writer. The CAO is responsible for building and maintaining public visibility and the positive reputation of the YWCA of Asheville. The position is responsible for planning and implementation of strategies and actions to build and sustain positive public awareness of the organization and its programs and activities through print and electronic media and personal contact. The CAO is responsible for the design and implementation of a comprehensive development program including individual and planned giving, grant writing, special events, donor development and stewardship, and special campaigns. The position serves as liaison to the Board Sustainability Committee and works with members of the Board as needed to create and implement development programs and policies.

Position Description: RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Primary responsibility for all fundraising activities and constituent communications with a goal of generating diversified and sustainable income to achieve the organization’s mission. Implements long and short term plans for development activities with measurable goals.
● Serves in a staff leadership role with the Board of Directors. Is the staff liaison for the Sustainability Committee and works closely with the chair to motivate, guide and support the committee’s work. Supports the work of development sub-committees. Directs the organization’s annual fund and major gift/leadership gift programs. Works with the CEO, the Development Coordinator and the board’s Sustainability Committee to set goals, plan strategies, and realize contributed income goals. Works closely with donors, participates in donor identification, cultivation and solicitation efforts providing special attention to donor acquisition and renewal. Ensures the creation and maintenance of accurate donor records for cultivating, thanking, tracking and building strong relationships with donors and prospective donors. Oversees research on potential supporters. Develops and implements planned giving strategies. Integrates annual fund and major gift strategies with all special campaigns. 
● Works with the CEO and Chief Program Officer to identify, cultivate and solicit foundations, corporate and government prospects. Works with the CEO and Development Coordinator to coordinate organizational needs with donor interests. Coordinates with Chief Program Officer on the acknowledgement and recording of grant requests. 
● Manages and guides the goal setting, planning, coordination, and evaluation of all development special events. Supervises the Development Coordinator and volunteers, including members of the Board of Directors, to plan, execute special events or social activities related to donor cultivation, stewardship and solicitation.
● Manages the use and increasing functionality of the donor database, utilizing Bloomerang software. Works with the Development Coordinator to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting. Oversees monthly reconciliation with the finance office and directs the generation of appropriate reports for the board, the Sustainability Committee, staff, and internal review and analysis.
● Responsible for organization adherence to approved Gift Acceptance Policy and other policies affecting development or donor relations.
Marketing/Organizational:
● Supervises Director of Marketing and Communications and Development Coordinator. 
● Provides supportive mentorship and careful management of the day to day operations of the advancement department. Participates in a hands-on manner to achieve development goals. Assures the maintenance and regular revision of development policy and procedures manuals.
● Works with the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer in preparation of the annual operating budget to develop projections for contributed income and expenses for development. Oversees the annual expense budget for the development department.
Stand Against Racism/Advocacy
● Ensures strategic coordination of Racial Justice and volunteer activities with development and Bloomerang record keeping.
● Keeps informed on local, state and national government funding and policies in support of the organization and the program areas.
● Works with Racial Justice and Outreach Specialist/or designated staff to support Advocacy Committee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Four-year degree in Marketing, Communications or field that applies to this position, or related experience.
Experience: 
● 10 years in non-profit fundraising or related experience. Three years in a supervisory capacity.
● A deep understanding of issues of racial and gender inequity in Asheville
● 5 years program management
● Major gifts experience preferred
Technical: 
● Bloomerang and/or ability to learn and optimize donor data base. 
● Advanced Microsoft Office Skills and experience with Google Suite
Other: 
● Possesses good decision-making, problem-solving skills and takes initiative
● Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and is a team player
● Is able to work in a fast-paced deadline driven work environment
● Experience in the Benavon Model of Fundraising preferred.

HOURS OF WORK: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, occasional duties in the evening or on the weekend // STARTING WAGE RANGE: $60,000-$75,000 FLSA STATUS: full-time, year-round, benefits eligible, and exempt // HOW TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org


Opening: Executive Director, CFRC | Posting Closes: May 31, 2019

Position Description: To provide professional leadership and assistance to the officers and board of directors in making the Children & Family Resource Center an effective, viable organization; to implement board policies and plans toward the accomplishment of organizational goals; and to be responsible for the daily operation, growth and development of the organization.

To view full position, visit - https://www.childrenandfamily.org/about/employment.


Opening: IT Services Intern | Posting Closes: June 7, 2019

Overview: Come join the City of Asheville's IT Services team! Our goal is to provide an intern with the opportunity to learn about the variety of positions in the IT Services Department, obtain basic skills in real-life working situations, and provide a mentor component to promote life skills. The length of  internship is ongoing and cannot to exceed more than 1000 hours, with hours to be determined prior to hiring based on availability.

This internship position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system.

Position Description: The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Apply for the position, HERE.


Opening: Middle School, Associate Teacher | Posting Closes: July 9, 2019

Overview: Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education. Experience working with large groups of middle grade students, preferably in a classroom setting. Additional skills/interests in one of the following areas: gifted/talented education, special education, environmental literacy, social justice and/or service learning. Evergreen recognizes the social and educational value of a diverse leadership, staff, and student community. To that end, we actively seek and encourage employee applications from qualified individuals representing diverse social, ethnic, and racial groups. Send letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and application to Jen Watkins, at jen.watkins@evergreenccs.org. Applications can be downloaded from www.evergreenccs.org.

Position Description: Work collaboratively with two lead teachers in two classrooms of approximately 26 students each. Some opportunities for teaching small, differentiated groups of students. Lead “Crew” group of 10-13 students facilitating team initiatives and character development. Assist with classroom management, supervise lunch and recess, arrange logistics and drive on field trips, communicate with parents, and cover for lead teacher in the event of the lead’s absence for a portion of the day. Clerical duties include preparing of materials, and record keeping. Good rapport with middle grade students, strong organizational and communication skills, consistent behavior management, and a commitment to experiential education are essential. Some associates are licensed, beginning teachers who find that this year of on-the-job “apprenticeship” paves the way for a successful transition to lead teaching. Self-starter professionals with passion, flexibility, high expectations, and a sense of adventure are encouraged to apply. 


Opening: Music Teacher, Evergreen Community Charter | Posting Closes: August 8, 2019

Overview: Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Evergreen Community Charter School is a tuition-free, public school serving approximately 450 students in grades K-8. We follow the EL Education model, a research-substantiated model for school reform with roots in the adventure and leadership organization, Outward Bound. (For more information on EL Education, please see the national organization’s website, www.eleducation.org). Our program embraces differentiated instruction, curriculum integration, focused literacy and math, challenging performance assessment, environmental education and character education.

Position Description: The music teacher’s role is to lead the development and implementation of the Evergreen K-8 Music Program. The music teacher will teach 2-6 classes of 22-26 students daily three days per week. Additionally, working with other enrichment and classroom teachers the music teacher will help integrate music into the classroom curriculum and community events. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and North Carolina teacher licensure (or eligibility for licensure) in Music. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated expertise in the teaching of music, with additional skills/interests in one of the following areas: differentiated instruction, environmental literacy, character education, social justice and/or service learning.

Send letter of interest, resume, and application to Cameron Brantley at cameron.brantley@evergreenccs.org. Applications can be downloaded from www.evergreenccs.org