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Family Service Associate

We are a state and federal funded anti-poverty, non-profit agency recruiting a Family Service Associate (FSA). 

This position is responsible for recruitment, enrollment, and assisting families of enrolled children to set and achieve individual and family development goals, and facilitate family engagement in their child’s development and school readiness activities. Work includes recruiting eligible families with pre-school aged children, assessing family strengths and challenges, guiding and documenting family goal setting, progress, and evaluating and reporting outcomes.

Work also requires confidentiality, judgement, initiative, accuracy and strong oral and written communication and teamwork skills. Work occurs under the general supervision of the Lead Family Service Associate, and is evaluated through observation, conferences, goal achievement and, significant Incidences that demonstrate job quality, quantity, timeliness and results. Work is formally reviewed, and future goals are set, during an annual performance appraisal.

Requires Graduation from a regionally or CHEA- accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field and, at least two years of experience working with families who have limited resources, and pre-school children. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Bi-lingual Spanish preferred
This is position is non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime pay

Compensation:   $15.55 per hour, plus competitive benefits including 401(k)

Click here to download full description of the Family Service Associate position. (.pdf)

CAO shall exclude applicants who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:  Send resume, cover letter and three (3) professional work references with complete contact information to: Ms. Tammy Chandler, Interim HR Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801
or
E-mail with Subject:  Family Service Associate
to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org
or
(828) 253-6319 (Fax)
EOE & DFWP

Closing Date May 11, 2018 
Interviews expected to begin Mid-May

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Self-Sufficiency Program Manager   

We are a state and federal funded anti-poverty, non-profit agency with a budget of $10,000,000+ and 110 FTEs recruiting a responsible and professional individual to manage and administer the Agency’s self-sufficiency and related programs and associated federal, state and private funding.  

Work includes coordinating team activities, ensuring effective resource utilization and quality assurance of standards and services, providing technical supervision of case management services, developing staff training and preparing and reviewing reports and budgets.  Grant management work includes preparing refunding applications, developing related work processes, program budgets, and ensuring program activities produce planned outcomes.  Work requires the ability to meet repeated deadlines.  Major work is accomplished through teamwork and collaboration with subordinates and Senior and Leadership Team Members.

Requires graduation from a regionally or CHEA accredited university with a Master’s Degree in Social Work.  A Master’s Degree in another related human services or public administration field may be considered.  Five years of related program administration, three years case management experience and at least three years of supervisory experience is required.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable. 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred

Bi-lingual Spanish preferred

This position is exempt under FLSA and is ineligible for overtime pay 

Compensation:  $52,042 to $61,000 (DOQ) plus competitive benefits including 401(k) 

Click here to download full description of the Self-Sufficiency Program Manager position. (.pdf)

CAO shall exclude applicants who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:  Send resume, cover letter and three (3) professional work references with complete contact information to: Ms. Tammy Chandler, Interim HR Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801
or
email with “Subject:”  Self-Sufficiency Program Manger to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org
or
(828) 253-6319 (Fax)
EOE & DFWP

Closing Date May 8, 2018 
Interviews expected to begin in May

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IT Director

We are a state and federal funded anti-poverty agency with a budget of $11,000,000+110 FTEs recruiting a seasoned, hands-on Information Technology Director to perform highly skilled professional and technical work, including systems analysis and policy development.  This position plans, organizes, develops and recommends agency-wide information and technology systems, operations, budgets, procedures and policies.  

Work includes assessing and analyzing information technology needs and implementing solutions to address those needs; overseeing the installation and maintenance of information systems, supporting activity related to the agency-owned, state-wide database application and hardware, Accountable Results for Community Action, (AR4CA) intranets, computer hardware and software, telephone and facility security; supervising and supporting a highly technical professional IT Engineer and Sr. Software Engineer and developing related policies and procedures. 

Work also includes purchasing equipment and supplies and overseeing technical contractor work and user support.  Major work is accomplished through teamwork and collaboration with subordinates and Senior and Leadership Team Members.

Requires graduation from a regionally or CHEA accredited four year college with a Masters degree in computer science, information systems, or related field and at least 10 years in Information Technology or Information Systems management as a director, network, systems or operations manager.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.  Prefer bi-lingual in Spanish. 

This position is exempt under FLSA and is ineligible for overtime pay 

Compensation:  $77,489 to $108,484 (DOQ) plus competitive benefits including 401(k) 

Click here to download full description of the Information Technology Director position. (.pdf)

CAO shall exclude applicants who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:  Send resume, cover letter and three (3) professional work references with complete contact information to: Ms. Tammy Chandler, Interim HR Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801
or
email with “Subject:”  IT Director to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org
or
(828) 253-6319 (Fax)
EOE & DFWP
Open until filled.  Interviews expected to begin in mid-February

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Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher
Seeking dedicated and experienced early childhood professional to join our high quality early childhood program.

Requirements:

  • Current CRC letter of Qualification from DCDEE
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Two years of related experience with pre-school children
  • NC Birth thru Kindergarten teaching license preferred
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • Valid NC driver’s license
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical, drug and background checks 

Salary Range: $18.52 to 27.20 DOQ plus Comprehensive Benefits Package

Click here to download full description of the Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher position. (.pdf)

EOE, DFWP

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter indicating position of interest, and three work references with complete contact information along with a copy of the  DCDEE CRC Qualifying Letter to:

Human Resources Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801

Or
Admin@communityactionopportunities.org
Subject:  Teacher

Or

(828) 253-6319 (Fax)

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Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant
Seeking energetic individual to work as an early childhood professional to join our high quality early childhood program.

Requirements:

  • Current CRC letter of Qualification from DCDEE
  • Experience working with pre-school children
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA preferred
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • Valid NC driver’s license
  • Ability to pass physical and background check

Click here to download full description of the Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant position. (.pdf)

Salary: $11.62/hr. plus a comprehensive benefits package
EOE, DFWP

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter indicating position of interest, and three work references with complete contact information along with a copy of the  DCDEE CRC Qualifying Letter to:

Human Resources Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801

Or
Admin@communityactionopportunities.org
Subject:  Teacher Assistant

Or

(828) 253-6319 (Fax)

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Head Start Teacher Assistant Substitute
Seeking energetic individual to work as an early childhood professional to join our high quality early childhood program. Must understand the developmental stages and appropriate teaching techniques for pre-school children.
Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current CRC letter of Qualification from DCDEE
  • NC Early Childhood Credentials preferred
  • Experience working with pre-school children
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA preferred
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • Valid NC driver’s license
  • Ability to pass physical and background check
Click here to download full description of the Head Start Assistant Teacher Substitute position. (.pdf)

Salary: $11.62/hr.
EOE, DFWP

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter indicating position of interest, and three work references with complete contact information along with a copy of the  DCDEE CRC Qualifying Letter to:
Human Resources Manager
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801
(828) 252-2495

Or
Admin@communityactionopportunities.org
Subject:  Teacher Assistant Substitute

Or
(828) 253-6319 (Fax)

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HR Manager
We are an anti-poverty agency looking for a seasoned, professional HR professional to be our HR Manager.  Along with a personnel analyst, this hands-on position supports the HR needs of 130 FTEs.

Our HR Manager ensures that we comply with relevant employment law is responsible for HR-related policies, programs and systems including but not limited to job analysis, pay and classification, recruitment, screening and selection, employee benefits and electronic and hardcopy HR records.  The HR Manager must also know and apply federal and state HR laws and regulations, be able to communicate clearly, exercise sound judgment, meet repeated deadlines, work on teams, facilitate small groups, demonstrate best-practice supervision and counsel others on lawful employment and behaviorally-based discipline practices. 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in HR Management, Public Administration or Business Administration with an emphasis in HR, or a related field
  • Minimum of eight (8) years as an assistant or HR Manager/Director in a small public or medium-sized non-profit organization
  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience and SHRM-SCP also required. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable. 
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred 

This position is exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime pay

Salary Range:  $60,770 to $85,079 (DOQ) plus competitive benefits including 401(k) 

Click here to download full description of the HR Manager position. (.pdf)

EOE & DFWP

Position open until filled 

 

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter and three (3) professional work references with complete contact information to: 
Human Resources Manager 
25 Gaston Street,
Asheville NC, 28801 
or 
email to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org 
Subject: HR Manager
or
(828) 253-6319 (Fax)

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