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Human Services

Organization Summary: Onsite position at small owner-operated treatment center for LGBTQ+ folx struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues. Our staff are passionate advocates for the queer community, with the majority being of lived experience, and have decades of experience treating trauma, substance abuse, and other mental health concerns in residential, community health, wilderness, and private practice settings. The cornerstones of our program are mindfulness and a deep understanding of attachment and polyvagal theories.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Directly supervise and support the Community Mentor staff and oversee the quality of care and services delivered to our clients
• Collaborate/communicate with the multidisciplinary team (Clinical, Operations, Admissions, Administrative) on all aspects of programming and client care
• Oversee the shift and be an active presence in activities of the shift and daily schedule
• Provide the highest level of physical and emotional safety to our clients
• Oversee the management and mentorship of client groups
• Teach a wide variety of coping strategies and emotional regulation skills to our clients
• Lead process groups, mindfulness sessions and educational and skills-based groups
• Facilitate therapeutic interventions as needed, including crisis de-escalation
• Work as part of an integrative team to provide competent and compassionate clinical care
• Take initiative as a team player, and model flexible and adaptive thinking and problem solving with our clients
• Promotion of a positive working environment and can-do attitude
• Requires regular and consistent attendance
• May require attendance beyond regular scheduled hours

Schedule:
Sundays 5pm-10pm, sleeping overnight
Mondays 8am - 10pm
Tuesdays 10am - 10pm, sleeping overnight
Wednesdays 8am -...

Our VOICE is a non-profit crisis intervention and prevention agency serving survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking in Buncombe County. We are now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is the professional administrator of Our VOICE, responsible to the Board of Directors for all aspects of Our VOICE programs, services, and functions. This is not a remote position. The salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000. To review the full job description, please visit https://www.ourvoicenc.org/employment-opportunities/. As sexual violence disproportionately impacts the most marginalized people in society, including people of color, indigenous people, women, and LGBTQ+ people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities to apply. To apply, please email PDF versions of a resume and cover letter to by 12pm on November 15th, 2021. No phone calls or in-person inquiries, please.

Ember Lodge is seeking an experienced Recovery Mentor. This is a part-time live-in shift position, meaning staff spends the night. Ember Lodge provides a healing environment for young adult women in recovery from substance abuse. We focus on empowering our women as individuals through traditional therapeutic modalities with gentle integration of holistic practices. We have a large on-site urban garden, mindfulness practice, yoga, nutritional education, life coaching, group outings, acupuncture, and many other amenities. Our young women are encouraged to work and be of service in our abundant community of Asheville. It will be your role as a Recovery Mentor to guide them and meet them where they are in their process. Please visit http://www.EmberLodge.com to hear our story and learn about our vision. If interested, you can email a letter of interest and resume to . We are looking forward to connecting!

Helpmate, an intimate partner violence agency in Asheville NC, seeks a Child and Family Advocate and a part-time Intake Specialist.
The Child and Family Advocate is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Associate Case Management Coordinator. This position will have a focus on serving families with children impacted by domestic violence, including those engaged with Child Protective Services. The primary responsibilities include providing advocacy, support, crisis intervention, court advocacy, case management, and safety planning services for survivors of intimate partner violence as well as assisting in developing and facilitating peer support groups. Strong communication, organization, advocacy, and time management skills are required. The qualified candidate will have a BA or BS in human services field and 2 years’ experience in intimate partner violence or a commensurate combination of work and experience, as well as extensive knowledge of OR experience working within the Child Protective Services system.
The Intake Specialist is a part-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Case Management Coordinator. Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills are required. The Intake Specialist will provide crisis line support and in-person intake to survivors of trauma at the Buncombe County Family Justice Center. Duties will include communication of highly detailed information to people in crisis, database entry and coordination of services among multiple providers. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in a related field.
For both positions, salary is commensurate with experience. Base rate is $16.07/hour, with additional pay incentives for relevant experience, professional...

Deadline: The hiring committee will begin reviewing resumes immediately and remove the posting once position(s) are hired.

Position Location: This is an on-site overnight/3rd shift position in Asheville, NC.

Hourly Pay: $14-16/hour, DOQ

Schedule: Every other Saturday night to start, with the potential for more hours as we grow.

Organization Summary: Elevate Wellness and Recovery is a small owner-operated treatment center for LGBTQ+ folx struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues. Our staff are passionate advocates for the queer community, with the majority being of lived experience, and have decades of experience treating trauma, substance abuse, and other mental health concerns in residential, community health, wilderness, and private practice settings. The cornerstones of our treatment program are mindfulness and a deep understanding of attachment and polyvagal theories.

Reports To: The Community Mentor will report to the Shift Supervisor

Job Overview: The goal of the Community Mentor (Night Shift) position is to work as part of an integrative treatment team to provide competent and compassionate clinical care to all clients. The Community Mentor (Night Shift) will perform night checks on all clients, facilitate therapeutic interventions as needed, perform light housekeeping duties, maintain the highest level of physical and emotional safety for all, uphold the highest standards of communication as part of a close-knit treatment team, and promote a positive work environment.

Experience and Qualifications: 
• 1-2 years of education and/or experience in substance abuse, mental health, or related field;
• Specific training and competency in LGBTQ+ and related issues;
• Attention to detail and ability to manage time effectively;
• Excellent written and...

USE YOUR CREATIVITY with Aurora Studio & Gallery - seeking a Peer Support Specialist to assist its therapeutic art workshops 4 - 9 hours/week. The PSS would attend weekly art group sessions, assist with set up and clean up and help with community outreach. We are also looking for someone with strong social media experience to assist with various fundraising needs.

Comfort with groups of people a must!

To learn more, email Lori G at please write PSS in the subject. 828-335-1038 https://aurorastudio-gallery.com/

USE YOUR CREATIVITY with Aurora Studio & Gallery - seeking a Peer Support Specialist to assist its therapeutic art workshops 4 - 9 hours/week. Comfort with groups a must!