Employment Opportunities

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Thank you for your interest in working with United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, meaningful work environment for staff and volunteers. Current opportunities are listed below. 

Please DO NOT contact the hiring manager regarding positions. All applicants should apply via ZipRecruiter.  If you are having issues applying, please contact HR directly. 


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If you love building and maintaining relationships, organizing and collaborating with a variety of groups, and know how to “get things done,” then this position is for you. The Community School Coordinator at Asheville Middle School supports United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County’s (UWABC) vision of a united and resilient community where everyone belongs and everyone thrives. The Coordinator is a full-time employee of UWABC, but works 4 of 5 days at Asheville Middle School. Working within the Community Schools (CS) team, the Community School Coordinator works in concert with the school principal, parents and community leaders to promote the school’s vision and the school improvement plan. 

Position is responsible for supporting student academic achievement by addressing barriers to necessary services and supports, promoting active family and community engagement, and enabling more efficient and effective use of key resources.  

Salary and Benefits: $43,273 to $48,081 annually plus full benefits, including: paid vacation, sick and personal leave; employer contributions to 401(k); contributions to health, dental and vision insurance benefits; self-care fund, life and disability insurance; and coaching and support.

  • Full job description is here.

  • Apply on ZipRecruiter here

  • Deadline to apply: 12/5/22

If you enjoy working in a strong team environment, managing projects and processes, and working in partnership with community members, then this position is for you.  The Community Partnerships and Contracts Manager supports United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County’s (UWABC) vision of a united and resilient community where everyone belongs and everyone thrives. The Community Partnerships and Contracts Manager works alongside external partners and the Community Schools and Community Engagement teams to build and foster relationships with the community while coordinating grants and other funding processes to support UWABC’s vision. 

Position is responsible for coordinating key components of the community investment process, providing ongoing support and technical assistance to community partners, managing internal systems for tracking, reporting, general project management and continuous quality improvement, serving on internal and external teams that support UWABC and United for Youth’s vision, mission and community goal.

Salary and Benefits: $43,273 to $48,081annually plus full benefits, including: paid vacation, sick and personal leave; employer contributions to 401(k), contributions to health, dental and vision insurance benefits, self-care fund, life and disability insurance, and coaching and support

  • Full job description is here.

  • Apply on ZipRecruiter here

  • Deadline to apply: 1/3/23

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Our Guiding Principles

How we show up in our community is just as important as what we do. That's why we're so excited to have these newly formed Guiding Principles that will serve as both an outward-facing promise and an inward-facing set of standards for all board, staff, and volunteers. If you want to join our team, be sure that these are principles you can stand by:

Equity at the Center

Recognize and challenge the dominant culture narratives, norms, and power structures that prevent all people from belonging and thriving

Courageous Leadership

Live out our Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles with empathy and compassion, even when difficult or unpopular

Collective Wisdom

Ensure that our work is guided by community expertise, including the lived experience of people most impacted by poverty and injustice

Embracing Change

Continuously learn, innovate, and evolve to confront emerging challenges and opportunities

Accountability Driven

Earn community trust through dependability, transparency, and a commitment to achieving results

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