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. 

As part of our application process, you will be asked to submit both a cover letter and resume.  The cover letter is your opportunity to tell us about prior experience that is related to the position we are hiring for.  Candidates will not be considered without a cover letter and resume.  


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If you are detail-oriented, are knowledgeable of accounting systems and processes, have a coaching mindset, take initiative, and are analytically driven to solve complex issues, then United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (UWABC) is where you want to be. The Senior Finance Manager is part of the Finance and Operations team, and must enjoy coaching, developing and/or maintaining processes, and utilizing data while holding true to UWABC’s long-term strategic vision.

Position is responsible for leading all day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and grants administration. Responsibilities also include production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in acceptable audits. 

  • Full-time position
  • Salary and Benefits: $60,000 - $65,000 annually plus full benefits, including paid vacation, sick and personal leave; employer contributions to 401(k), contributions to health, dental and vision insurance benefits and self-care fund, life and disability insurance, and coaching and support.
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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 United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (UWABC) is where you want to be. The Community School Coordinator at Hall Fletcher Elementary School is part of UWABC’s Community Schools team and works 4 of 5 days onsite at Hall Fletcher Elementary.  The Coordinator works in concert with the school principal, parents, community leaders and other UWABC staff to promote the school’s vision and the school improvement plan through strengthening the four pillars of an effective community school while holding true to UWABC’s long-term strategic vision.

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.

  • Full-time position 

  • Salary and Benefits: $45,437 to $50,485 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.

  • View the full job description here 

  • Apply now on ZipRecruiter

If you love building and maintaining relationships, organizing and collaborating with a variety of groups, and know how to “get things done,” then United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (UWABC) is where you want to be. The Community School Coordinator at Enka Intermediate School is part of UWABC’s Community Schools team and works 4 of 5 days onsite at Enka Intermediate.  The Coordinator works in concert with the school principal, parents, community leaders and other UWABC staff to promote the school’s vision and the school improvement plan through strengthening the four pillars of an effective community school while holding true to UWABC’s long-term strategic vision.

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.

  • Full-time position 

  • Salary and Benefits: $45,437 to $50,485 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.

  • View the full job description here

  • Apply now on ZipRecruiter

 

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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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