Community Action Opportunities
25 Gaston Street
Asheville, NC 28801
P 828.252.2495
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Job Openings

Customer Service/Data Entry Associate

Seeking Customer Service/Data Entry Associate to interact with and follow up with employees within the agency as well as with customers to collect information. This position will capture the data into relevant databases in a timely and accurate manner. The ideal candidate will be focused, diligent, energetic, and have good people’s skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Reviews  and  verifies  accuracy,  enters  and  updates  a  large  volume  and  variety  of program-required hardcopy data and records into an electronic data base system.
  • Prepares, edits and produces standard and designs requested ad hoc reports using the Program’s database’s report-writer and Microsoft Office applications
  • Follows standard operating procedures to maintain and secure data.
  • Prepares application documentation
  • Organizes and maintains a user-friendly hard copy file system and retrieval procedures.
  • Handles sensitive information and maintains confidentiality and
  • Maintains office or departmental records and files
Requirements:

Thorough knowledge of:

  • Office practices and procedures
  • Data entry, database maintenance, report generation and record keeping methodologies
  • Ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, and spelling
  • Program requirements, intake procedures, regulations, and customer contact skills
  • Knowledge of office software and applications to the administrative environment

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to, physically, perform the basic life operational functions of stooping, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to work with data and figures, operate a computer and other machines and read extensively over an extended period of time.
Desirable Education and Experience
  • Graduation from high school and
  • Considerable experience in social service program intake, journey level administrative support, or related work;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus

Must possess a valid NC driver’s license; pass physical, drug screen and background checks.

Hourly Range: $11.44 -14.50 DOQ Comprehensive Benefits Package

This position is non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime

Click here to download the full description of the Customer Service/Data Entry Associate position.

Email resume, cover letter and three professional references with complete contact info to:

admin@communityactionopportunties.org

Email Subject: Customer Service/Data Entry Associate

Open until filled. EOE & DFWP


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Energy Services Technician I

Community Action Opportunities is seeking an Energy Service Technician I to perform residential energy-efficiency and health/safety work on homes in the agency’s eight-county service area. 

Requires

  • High school diploma of GED
  • North Carolina Driver License
  • Ability to travel throughout eight-county service area
  • Capacity to perform heavy work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally
  • Pass a pre-employment background and drug screenings

Additional Requirements

  • Obtain Lead Renovator certification and complete OSHA 10-hour training within first three months of employment
  • Pass a pre-employment pulmonary function test
  • Valid NC Driver’s License

Salary:  16.23 to-$17.18 hourly (DOQ) plus competitive benefits including 401(k)

Click here to download the full description of the Energy Services Technician I position.

EOE and DFWP
Open Until Filled

Email resume, cover letter and three (3) professional references with complete info to: 
admin@communityactionopportunities.org

E-mail Subject:  Energy Services Technician I


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Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant

We are a high-performing, non-profit Community Action Agency seeking dedicated and experienced early childhood education teaching professional to join our strong team in a high quality education team.

 Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Helps with individual and group teaching activities of preschool-age children in a classroom; sets up learning centers, and arranges daily activities.
  • Discusses and makes suggestions about weekly lesson plans.
  • Prepares and selects activities for at least, one developmentally appropriate lesson plan
  • outline a month to coordinate with the Teacher’s plan and supports weekly individual and group objectives.
  • Helps to administer the developmental screening instrument, observes and coordinates assessment activities and records behaviorally-based observations and other data.
  • Helps to maintain and process accurate and confidential records and statistics as required.
  • Communicates appropriately with parents, shares information about the child’s needs and progress, potential health, dental, etc. concerns and makes referrals for services.
  • Instructs and helps children, including those who have special needs, with daily activities including proper eating manners, toileting, hand washing, teeth brushing, toileting, etc.
  • Sets and cleans up food service area while creating related and appropriate learning opportunities for the children.
  • Cleans tables and floors after lunch; may vacuum and clean floors, carpets, wipes furniture. May also be required to clean bathroom sinks and toilets in a Head Start classroom.
  • May be required to drives and/or serve as a monitor on a bus that transports children to and from school, on field trips and/or to screening appointments.
  • Helps to resolve child emergencies in the classroom; follows appropriate notification procedures.

Requires:

  • Minimum of two years’ early childhood education experience
  • CDA Credential
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have valid NC Driver License
  • NC DOT Issued CDL desired or ability to obtain NC DOT CDL within one year of hire
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Must pass pre-employment background and drug screens
  • Must pass physical examination and be free of communicable diseases
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish desired

Salary:  $12.13 per hour DOQ plus competitive benefits.  This position is not exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime pay.

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

CAO shall exclude applicants from consideration who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:
Send resume, cover letter and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to

Email with Subject: Teacher Assistant to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org

Or

828-253-6319 (Fax)

EEO and DFW
Open until filled


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Head Start/NC Pre-K Teacher Assistant Substitute

We are a high-performing, non-profit Community Action Agency seeking dedicated and experienced early childhood education teaching professional to join our strong team in a high quality education team.

 Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Helps with individual and group teaching activities of preschool-age children in a classroom; sets up learning centers, and arranges daily activities.
  • Discusses and makes suggestions about weekly lesson plans.
  • Prepares and selects activities for at least, one developmentally appropriate lesson plan
  • outline a month to coordinate with the Teacher’s plan and supports weekly individual and group objectives.
  • Helps to administer the developmental screening instrument, observes and coordinates assessment activities and records behaviorally-based observations and other data.
  • Helps to maintain and process accurate and confidential records and statistics as required.
  • Communicates appropriately with parents, shares information about the child’s needs and progress, potential health, dental, etc. concerns and makes referrals for services.
  • Instructs and helps children, including those who have special needs, with daily activities including proper eating manners, toileting, hand washing, teeth brushing, toileting, etc.
  • Sets and cleans up food service area while creating related and appropriate learning opportunities for the children.
  • Cleans tables and floors after lunch; may vacuum and clean floors, carpets, wipes furniture. May also be required to clean bathroom sinks and toilets in a Head Start classroom.
  • May be required to drives and/or serve as a monitor on a bus that transports children to and from school, on field trips and/or to screening appointments.
  • Helps to resolve child emergencies in the classroom; follows appropriate notification procedures.

Requires:

  • Minimum of two years’ early childhood education experience
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent       
  • CRC Letter of Qualification from NCDCDEE
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have valid NC Driver License
  • Must pass pre-employment background and drug screens
  • Must pass physical examination and be free of communicable diseases
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish desired

Salary:  $12.13 per hour   This position is not exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime pay.

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

CAO shall exclude applicants from consideration who fail to comply with the following submittal requirements:
Send resume, cover letter and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to

Email with Subject: Teacher Assistant Substitute to:  admin@communityactionopportunities.org

Or

828-253-6319 (Fax)
EEO and DFW
Open until filled

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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: $19.00 to 26.50 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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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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