Current Job opportunities in Western NC:
Opening: Community School Coordinator - Erwin Middle | Posting Closes: March 7
Organization: United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County
Human Resources Contact: Kyle Garrett
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Opening Details & Instructions: If you are passionate about and experienced in building and sustaining strong school-community partnerships, supporting student achievement, and promoting family and community engagement, then this position is for you. The Community School Coordinator will build, maintain and strengthen school and community partnerships to help meet the needs of students and families throughout the Erwin district. Several primary functions of the position include: supporting student achievement by addressing barriers to necessary services and supports; engaging parents, families and the community at the school; and enabling more efficient and effective use of key resources and community partnerships.
Must be bilingual (English-Spanish). Click here for the full position description and to apply: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/0cdc011d.
Opening: Manna FoodBank - FT Warehouse Associate | Posting Closes: March 8
Contact: Janet Owens, email@example.com
Opening Details & Instructions: Hard work that matters! Do you want a job that is satisfying and of great service to your community? MANNA FoodBank is seeking the ideal candidate for the position of FT Warehouse Associate. In WNC, 1 in 6 people and 1 in 4 kids are hungry. MANNA’s mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in WNC. Last year MANNA FoodBank distributed over 18.2 million pounds of food with the help of over 7000 dedicated volunteers. This dynamic position offers a dual role of working approximately 28 hours in warehouse operations and 12 hours in the Volunteer Center weekly. This is a hands-on, fast paced, heavy physical work position that also requires a high degree of communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to positively engage with volunteer groups and individuals building relationships and providing engaging volunteer experiences. This position will cross train in multiple operational areas and will be assigned as needed in each of the different warehouse departments. Flexibility and adaptability are key. This role also demands the ability to be self-directed, the ability to think on your feet while managing multiple and changing priorities. Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED minimum educational requirement
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License with proof of clean driving record for insurability
• Must have U.S. work authorization
• Must be fluent in English and have proficient and effective oral and written communication skills
• Proficiency in computer operations including use of spreadsheets and word processing
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with diverse populations of volunteers, staff, donors and agency representatives in a courteous and professional manner
• Prior experience or proven ability to direct others in achieving the goals of the day-to-day operations
• Must be able command the attention of groups, including children, in order to maintain a safe and productive work environment in the MANNA Warehouses and Volunteer Center
• Must be able to perform the physical expectations of the position including but not limited to; safely lift and transport product as necessary (frequently 50+lbs), operate appropriate load-handling equipment (forklift, reach trucks, and pallet jacks). Operate a manual pallet jack with loads in excess of 2000lbs including pushing and pulling. Please review the complete job description before applying. (Available on our website.)
Schedule & Compensation: The work schedule is: Tuesday 12pm-8pm, Wednesday-Saturday 8am-4pm from September through May. Summer hours are Tuesday 12pm-8pm, Mon-Wed-Thurs-Fri 8am-4pm. MANNA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a starting pay rate of $13.50/hr., a generous PTO program, 401K, Health, Dental, & Vision plans.
Application Details: To apply, please complete the online application including a cover letter highlighting why you are the ideal candidate on our website https://www.mannafoodbank.org/careers/ no later than March 8, 2019. MANNA FoodBank is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting a broadly diverse pool of qualified candidates for the position.
Opening: Helpmate - LGBTQ+ Services Specialist | Posting Closes: March 12
Helpmate, a domestic violence agency in Buncombe County, seeks a full-time LGBTQ+ Services Specialist to oversee and implement Helpmate’s role as Western Regional Hub for the LGBTQ+ Domestic Violence Response Initiative. This position will assist with advancing the capacity of Helpmate and other domestic violence service providers (DVSPs) in Western North Carolina in order to deliver safe, effective and culturally relevant services to LGBTQ+ survivors of domestic violence. The primary responsibilities of the job include forming community partnerships and providing education to local and regional organizations that serve individuals who identify as LGBTQ+. This position will also gather data and represent Helpmate on key community groups and task forces. Strong communication skills required.
Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or 2 years’ experience in social work or related field, with preference for experience in domestic violence or related field, or a commensurate combination of work and experience. Qualified candidates must also have experience working within LGBTQ+ communities.
Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Email resume and cover letter by 5:00pm on March 12 to HelpmateAsheville@gmail.com with “LGBTQ+ Services Specialist” in the subject line. No phone or in person inquiries – please.
Opening: AB-Tech Police Officer | Posting Closes: March 13
Provides an environment that allows students, staff, faculty and visitors to interact in safe and secure surroundings. Actively supports the educational activities of the college through safety, security and law enforcement services. These services will meet the highest level of approval and the candidate will constantly strive to anticipate the needs of the Community College.
Maintains complete confidentiality with regard to all campus information no matter the source, content, or how the information is acquired;
Utilizes technology such as computers, radio systems, telephones, and other communication equipment;
Manages and directs employees in general patrol, traffic enforcement and investigative work;
Possesses exceptional communication and negotiation skills to maintain the dual relationship of law enforcement and public service to a constituency of students, faculty, staff, and visitors;
Enforces the laws of the State of North Carolina and the United States;
Responds to emergency, medical, and other required situations;
Contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be bilingual (English-Spanish). Click here for the full position description and to apply: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/0cdc011d.
Opening: YWCA - CEO | Posting Closes: March 15
The YWCA of Asheville and Western North Carolina seeks a visionary, inspiring, equity-focused and effective leader who is passionate about our mission of Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women and Promoting Peace, Justice, Freedom and Dignity for all, to serve as our next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Founded in 1907, the YWCA Asheville has a deep and abiding commitment to work on issues of economic, gender, and racial justice, particularly in the places where these systems of oppression overlap with each other. It was the first YWCA in the South to be integrated and the second YWCA in the US to hire an African American executive director.
The YWCA’s vision is to be a community builder and social justice leader through direct service, issue education and civil rights. Seven mission-focused programs are driven by the staff, board, and volunteers. Compelling leadership, impressive program results, and vital public presence are instrumental in making the YWCA a foundational, inspirational and compassionate community resource. The YWCA is the regional focal point for exemplary cross-cultural understanding and community change.
The YWCA supports four main focus areas: Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women, Nurturing Children and Promoting Health. Our current programs and activities include:
Monthly Racial Justice Workshops – An overview of how to develop language and concepts related to racial justice, how racism impacts us all, and the YWCA’s racial justice framework, available for staff, board and community.
Stand Against Racism – YWCA’s signature campaign to build community among those who work for racial justice and raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism. This campaign is one part of YWCA’s larger national strategy to fulfill our mission of eliminating racism.
YWCAs of NC: State Advocacy Pilot – The six YWCAs in NC is one of three state advocacy initiatives for YWCA nationally to address issues of racial profiling and racism in the criminal justice system.
MotherLove – A pregnancy prevention program for teens who are pregnant and parenting, with a goal of support through graduation, healthy pregnancy, and preventing a second pregnancy.
Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World – A 16-session evidence-based curriculum to help women break the cycle of poverty through peer support and personal goal setting.
Early Learning Program – A five-star licensed program offering a multicultural, safe and engaging environment for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children of working parents.
Empowerment Childcare – Short-term, free care to assist parents who are in transition, looking for employment, continuing their education or accessing social services.
Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program – Provides an evidence-based curriculum through mentoring and support groups for participants with Type 2 Diabetes and those at risk for Type 2 Diabetes.
Fitness Center – Our gender-inclusive Asheville gym, offers a wide variety of exercise classes, fully upgraded equipment, and a comfortable, accepting community atmosphere.
Aquatics – Offers swim lessons, lap, open, and family swims, water aerobics, and lifeguard trainings.
The YWCA of Asheville and WNC is affiliated with the YWCA USA, one of the oldest and largest women’s organizations in the United States and boasts over 200 local associations. Nationally, we serve over two million women, girls, and their families. We have strong relationships with local partners, funders, and government agencies. We have a diverse and committed 15-member board and a dynamic, talented, and experienced staff. In the past six years, our organizational budget has increased by $1million and our annual budget is currently $3.8 million. Recent capital improvements include a childcare expansion that upgraded four classrooms, renovated the commercial kitchen and re-designed the playground to be certified as an outdoor learning environment. Our staffing structure includes three administrator-level positions that report to the CEO, a leadership team that includes administrators, directors and program coordinators, and program staff. Total staff is approximately 100 full-time and part-time employees.
Organizational Culture: The YWCA’s organizational culture seeks to be mission-driven, empowering,, hardworking, diverse, inclusive, equitable, compassionate, and engaged with our community. We aim to always further our own cultural development and framework to become ever more equitable, just and inclusive for all of our staff, members and community partners. We strive to engage the community as an innovative, collaborative and responsive partner, regularly leading and hosting such groups as the Racial Justice Coalition and the Childcare Coalition.
The Region: Western North Carolina is a culturally rich region that is economically, politically, and geographically diverse. The position is based in Asheville, which is often referred to as one of the top places in the country to live. Located in the heart of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Asheville provides a thriving and eclectic arts and music scene, a vibrant central downtown district, and a strong sense of community, with wide-ranging opportunities for year-round outdoor activities. Western North Carolina, particularly Asheville, includes a remarkably large and collaborative nonprofit sector. Asheville is also one of the fastest gentrifying cities in the country, which places YWCA’s direct service and community work at the crux of a social justice movement.
The Position: We seek a visionary who is well prepared to provide the inspired internal and external leadership required of this role, and who can build on the organization’s history and relationships to further develop a culture and presence that exemplifies our mission. Our new CEO must show a demonstrated passion for social justice and having an equity lens and framework. Our new CEO must be an experienced organizational leader with significant success in overseeing fundraising, programmatic, and overall operations, and an ability to work in partnership with the board to guide the organization. Our CEO must also communicate effectively to build relationships with multiple diverse constituencies, including the staff, donors, YWCA members, board, media, government officials, agency partners, and community members.
Vision, Mission, Culture and Strategies – Working with the staff and board, our CEO cultivates and models an organizational culture that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and collaboration. In addition, the CEO oversees the implementation of our annual and strategic plans to guide the YWCA towards achievement of its vision and mission.
Fiscal Management – It is the role of the CEO to see that planning and budgeting systems are in place to ensure income is managed wisely to serve the organization’s goals. The CEO works closely with the board, Finance Committee, and the Chief Financial Officer to ensure that systems and staff are in place to accurately monitor, assess, and manage the financial health of the organization.
Human Resources Management – The YWCA’s people are its greatest asset. The CEO is responsible for recruiting and retaining a strong staff built on teamwork and collaborative decision-making. The CEO provides for staff leadership development activities at every level in the organization so that employees can upgrade skills, feel motivated to the highest level of performance, and feel part of an inclusive YWCA community. The CEO also ensures that the YWCA is a safe and legally compliant environment.
Board Relations – The CEO works with the Board of Directors to develop a proactive vision for the future achievement of the organization’s mission. The CEO serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Board, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and other ad hoc committees as requested by the Board President.
External Liaison and Public Image – As primary champion and spokesperson for the YWCA, the CEO collaborates with external partners in support of the YWCA’s mission. The CEO positions the organization to be highly visible and work to develop dynamic working relationships with diverse constituencies including government, education, nonprofit, business, faith/spiritual, donor, and grassroots community groups.
Fundraising and Resource Development – The CEO, in partnership with the Board and Development staff, leads fundraising initiatives for developing and implementing appropriate and diversified fundraising strategies.
Accomplishment of Management Objectives – The CEO prioritizes teamwork in the development and implementation of work plans aimed at achieving strategic plan priorities. The CEO fosters an environment in which staff are encouraged to become their best selves and most effectively contribute to the YWCA’s mission. Through organizational development and oversight of Leadership Staff, the CEO ensures that the YWCA maximizes and supports its human resources.
Facilities – The CEO ensures that the YWCA’s campus, facilities and equipment are well maintained, operate smoothly and effectively, and are safe for everyone.
Demonstrated success (or track record) of developing equity strategies with sound business practices that uphold the legacy, mission and brand of the YWCA
A deep understanding of, and sensitivity to, Asheville’s diverse communities and our constituents
Collaborative leadership experience with an exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships and foster a spirit of cooperation with external partners and among board members and staff
A proven track record of leadership and senior management experience
Demonstrated fundraising and relationship building experience
Financial literacy and financial management experience
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills - strong interpersonal and public speaking skills and experience with diverse populations and multiple constituencies
Demonstrated ability to work with board leadership
Bachelors degree or higher preferred, but will consider significant relevant work experience
The ideal candidate will also have:
Lived experience that reflects the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women
A creative, entrepreneurial spirit
Local knowledge of the YWCA’s history and relationships in Asheville
Background in program management and design
Nonprofit leadership experience
Public policy expertise
Experience in advocacy, media and public relations
Fluency in Spanish
Compensation: The salary range for this position is $85,000-$95,000, based on experience. The YWCA offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Application Process: To apply, please send a letter of interest explaining why you are drawn to this opportunity and why you believe you would be an ideal candidate, along with a resume, via email only, to: The YWCA CEO Search Committee - CEOsearch@ywcaofasheville.org. Please, no phone calls or faxes. Application Deadline: March 15, 2019. (Review of applications begins March 8.)
For more information about the YWCA, please visit the website at: http://www.ywcaofasheville.org
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting a broadly diverse pool of qualified candidates for the position.
Opening: 3rd Grade Teaching Assistant | Posting Closes: April 1
Francine Delany is a diverse community with a commitment to social justice and we are seeking candidates with a strong work ethic and skills to support and enhance our community. We are looking for someone with strong organization skills and initiative who loves to work with children, focus on their strengths and help them grow. FDNSC recognizes the social and educational value of a diverse leadership, staff, and student community. We actively seek and encourage employee applications from qualified individuals representing diverse social, ethnic, and racial groups.
FDNSC Social Justice Statement: Francine Delany New School for Children is an inclusive community that is committed to promoting social justice and preserving the inherent worth and human dignity of every person. As individuals and as a school we will: Practice fairness and equality for people of every race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, ability, socio-economic status, religious belief, political view and other identities. Analyze multiple perspectives on historical and contemporary issues. Build a community of critical thinkers who are active in the world. We are committed to ongoing learning, raising awareness, and fostering dialogue around issues of social justice. To learn more about our school, please check out our website, www.fdnsc.net
and/or schedule a visit.
Position: Work collaboratively with lead teacher as a teacher assistant in a third grade classroom of 20 students. Work with individuals, small groups and the entire class in all academic areas (reading, writing, math, science and social studies), as well as assist with classroom management and behavior. Supervise lunch and recess and specialist classes (art, music, physical education, spanish). Occasionally cover the class for the lead teacher in case of an absence. Assist with clerical duties such as preparing materials, record keeping, and collecting money and paperwork.
Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent of a 2 year degree preferred
Preferred Qualifications: Education and/or experience working with elementary students, strong classroom management skills and an interest in social justice.
Part Time: 28.75 hours/week (8:15-2:00), 10 months | Salary: $13/hour
Application Process: Send application, resume, list of three professional references to Roslyn Clapp at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opening: HR Trainer/Business Partner | Posting Closes: Until Filled.
The Biltmore Farms Human Resources team seeks to fill an immediate opening for HR Business Partner / Trainer for the company. This is a full-time, benefited, salaried exempt position. The HR Business Partner will be located at the DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville - Biltmore location. The position will have the opportunity to meet their internal and external customers where they are most needed through a regular float schedule to various Biltmore Farms hotel properties and the corporate location throughout the week.
The HR Business Partner serves as an embedded member of the Human Resources team with a focus on hotel operations. This position collaborates with hotel management in order to enable measurable difference in employee focus and increase productivity. Primary hotel objective will be to ensure the completion of all required brand training, QA and audit requirements to achieve an outstanding ranking at all hotel properties. The HR Business Partner formulates partnerships across the human resource department to facilitate the delivery of value-added services to management and employees that reflect the business goals and objectives. This position serves as a member of the Human Resources Department to deliver high-touch HR service to hotel employees.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to:
Four-year degree in Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resources, or other applicable field of study;
AND at least two years’ experience in a human resources or corporate training environment
Must possess a valid NC driver’s license for frequent local travel
Prior experience serving on a human resources team highly preferred
Prior experience in food and beverage or hospitality industry highly preferred
To read the full position or to apply for this position, click HERE.
Opening: HR Manager | Posting Closes: Until Filled.
St. Gerard House in Hendersonville, NC has an opening for an HR Professional working approximately 30 hours/week. This position reports to the Executive Director.
The human resource manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function.
Develops and administers various human resources plan and procedures for all company personnel.
Implements and annually updates the compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys and develops merit pool (salary budget); analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook on policies and procedures; develops and maintains benefits administration.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary workers; writes and places advertisements; works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checking; extends job offers; conducts new-employee orientations; conducts exit interviews.
Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings. Maintains organizational charts and employee directory.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.
Leadership & Navigation.
This position supervises office receptionist, childcare administrator
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a +/- 30 hr/wk position. Days and hours of work can be flexible.
Preferred Education and Experience
A bachelor's degree and at least five years of human resource experience.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
Caroline Long, Executive Director, St. Gerard House, Caroline@stgerardhouse.org
Opening: Human Resources Consultant | Posting Closes: Until Filled.
General Statement of Job: This position is responsible for assisting with the administration of Vaya’s benefit plans including retirement, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and 401k. The position serves as the primary on contact for leave benefits and policy. The position reports to the Director of Human Resources.
Salary: Grade/Step is determined by qualification and experience of candidate. Position is full-time salary with comprehensive benefits. The salary range for this position is $45,000-60,000. This position is exempt from overtime compensation.
Essential Job Functions:
This position is responsible for on-boarding all new employees and coordinates the New Employee Orientation Program.
This position serves as the primary point of contact for employees regarding benefit related matters.
Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.
Performs quality checks on benefits-related data.
The Benefit Specialist functions as a liaison between vendors and employees and advises employees on eligibility, coverage and other benefit matters.
·Provides assistance in the open enrollment process.
Works with current and retired employees on plan provisions, benefit enrollments, status changes and other general inquires.
Assists employees with benefit claims issues and plan changes.
Provides necessary reports for allocation/billing charges.
Works on the reconciliation of benefit billings in cooperation with the Finance Department
Manages the on-line accounts for all benefit plans including the NC Retirement System
Works with retiring employees and those terminating employment on all benefits including NC Retirement System benefit and COBRA rules and regulations through the exit interview process.
Process and administer leave of absence requests: medical, personal, disability, FMLA and ADA related issues.
Provides information, tracks and serves as point of contact for all FMLA leaves of absence including voluntary shared leave when applicable.
This position is also responsible for researching, analyzing, evaluating and administering benefit plans and programs
Compiling and maintaining benefit records and documents
Monitor benefit trends in the business environment and staying abreast of applicable benefits legislation
HRIS Management and Maintenance: This position is responsible for the new hire set up in the ADP payroll system. This includes status changes such as transfers, salary changes, title changes and benefit deductions. Reconciliation and accrual of leave balances, system problem resolution and reporting. Review of payroll reports prior to finalization.
Personnel File Management: Manages and coordinates the organization and assembly of the personnel files, verifies all changes entered in personnel files, reviews changes made to the personnel file for accuracy and ensures that personnel files are complete. This position is responsible for assuring that personnel files are current and accessible at all times for the various auditing and accreditation bodies.
Other Duties: As assigned by the Director of Human Resources.
Qualifications & Credentialing Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in human resources or a bachelor’s degree in a related field and one year of employee benefits/human resources or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Physical Requirements: Person in this position is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparation and analysis of data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; and extensive reading. Physical activity in this position includes crouching, reaching, walking, talking, hearing and repetitive motion of hands, wrists and fingers. Sedentary work with lifting requirements up to 10 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time.
Knowledge, Skill & Abilities: This position must have a general knowledge of Human Resource practice and employee benefits administration. Must be proficient with various computer programs/software including Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Excel. Must be able to navigate the internet and learn various benefit administration sites. Have knowledge of the HRIS system or the ability to quickly learn the operation and reporting aspects. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision and make decisions using organizational policy and practice. This position must maintain a high level of accuracy in processing information to be used for the HR data base and payroll. Must be able to communicate effectively with employees and senior executives and demonstrate strong customer service skills. Must also be comfortable presenting programs to employee groups and/or members of senior management.
Deadline for Application: Open until filled.
Apply: Vaya Health accepts online applications in our Career Center, please visit http://www.vayahealth.com/careers-overview
Opening: Human Resources Generalist | Posting Closes: Until Filled.
Looking to further your career in the realm of Employee Relations? We have an immediate opening for a Human Resources Generalist! This position requires a high degree of initiative in employee relations investigations, as well as assisting the Director of Compliance with employment and labor laws, background check compliance, and management of company policies. A key focus of the position revolves around conducting investigations. The position is located at our corporate headquarters.
Ingles Markets, a regional grocery store chain with Corporate Headquarters located near the beautiful city of Asheville, North Carolina, is currently searching for the right candidate to fill the available position. Ingles offers a great benefit package and supportive associates to help insure the success of all who join our team!
Conduct investigations and interviews with associates concerning employment issues/complaints and include other parties as deemed necessary
Ensure company is in compliance with all employment and labor laws
Respond to production of documents and discovery requests from attorneys and law firms
Listens, investigates, and responds appropriately to "Integrity Hotline" calls
Assist Ingles labor attorneys in matters of labor disputes
Monitor criminal background checks
Examine unemployment claims to ensure completion
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a business related field is preferred; relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree
Three to five years of experience in Human Resources
Valid driver's license
Strong intellectual curiosity and the ability to use decisive judgement to solve difficult problems with minimal supervision
Ability to draft professional communications such as letters, memos, policies, and emails
Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing needs, especially during times of high volume and/or stress
We look forward to reviewing your experience! Please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com for review.