We are a high-performing, non-profit Community Action Agency looking for a seasoned professional to work as a Life Works Coach for our self-sufficiency program. We have one full-time position available in Henderson County.

The successful candidate must be able to:
• Conduct long-term, complex individual and family case-management using agency and community resources and strength-based approaches;
• Use evidenced-based strategies, techniques and tools to help customers set life goals and implement action-based solutions;
• Collect, analyze, maintain and protect up-to-date, confidential and required electronic and hardcopy financial and personal customer data and records;
• Build and maintain resource-based relationships with other organizations, educational institutions and employers;
• Conduct job development and placement activities;
• Instruct and/or facilitate agency-sponsored and other approved coursework and training;
• Understand and address the socioeconomic and psychological factors that affect people who live in poverty;
• Work on teams to complete tasks;
• Incorporate initiative, sound judgment and the Agency’s Values – Teamwork, Communication, Quality and Respect into daily work;
• Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Peer Support Specialist a plus

• Graduation from a regionally or CHEA accredited four year college or university with a degree in Social Work or related human services field
• Minimum of five years of outcomes-focused, multi-dimensional, case-management experience in a team-based setting
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable

Additional Requirements:
Must have valid NC Driver License and transportation
Must pass pre-employment background and drug screens

Salary: $17.76 to $21.32 DOQ plus competitive benefits. This position is non-exempt under FLSA and eligible for overtime pay.

CAO may 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: Ms. Tammy Chandler, Interim Human Resources Manager

25 Gaston Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Email with Subject: Life Works Coach to: admin@communityactionopportunities.org
828-253-6319 (Fax)


Open until filled. Interviews to begin late November.
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To apply for this job email your details to admin@communityactionopportunities.org