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Church Accompanist Wanted

Posted on
Sep. 21st

First Baptist Church, Burnsville, NC (28714), affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is looking to fill the part-time position of “Pianist”. FBC Burnsville appreciates a blended music program that includes choral, hand bell, brass, small ensemble, and solo work. More information about First Baptist can be found on Facebook, FBCBurnsville, or our web site, fbcburnsville.com.
Applicants should email a resume to: . Applications accepted until position is filled. Salary commensurate with experience.
Call 828-682-2288 for more information.

Asheville Poverty Initiative (API) seeks an experienced Executive Director to lead the organization and build on its mission of building community and promoting economic justice. API works to dismantle stereotypes, reduce fear, and empower hope through telling stories across socio-economic differences.

The new leader will lead the organization in focusing on the following priorities within the first 12-18 months of their tenure:
● Build relationships – with board, staff, volunteers, and the community
● Expand and diversify funding
● Facilitate a plan for a new, permanent space
● Manage and support the staff and nurture volunteers
● Increase community awareness of API

For more information about Asheville Poverty Initiative and how to apply for this position, please visit: ashevillepovertyinitiative.org/employment

Please, no phone calls, faxes or snail mail.

Application deadline: October 22, 2023

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Studies have shown that candidates that are female and/or BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications they find in the job description. We are seeking the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be a person who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every minimum qualification described or are unsure if your experience could be considered related experience.

Driver Wanted

Posted on
Sep. 9th

Part-time Driver needed for personal driving purpose; must be
committed and must have a
valid state driver's license; pay is $680 per week; shifts are for two hours
each day, two days each week. Email for more information.
Email to apply

IMOCO Inc. IS HIRING We are looking for experienced Millwrights workers, HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical Technicians, Welders, along with CDL Drivers to perform industrial projects in WNC and the Upstate SC. Jobs may require overtime and occasional out of town travel. Go to our website, imocoinc.net/employment, to fill out an application or come see us at 111 Guaranteed Way, Fletcher, NC 28732. (828) 684-2000 imocoinc.net/employment/

“A Therapist Like Me” fue establecido en el 2019, es una organización sin fines de lucro, dedicada a conectar a clientes singularmente diversos con terapeutas singularmente diversos, ambos de comunidades históricamente marginadas, elevando a los terapeutas de raza de color, proporcionando vales de psicoterapia a clientes históricamente marginados, reduciendo el estigma social que rodea a la salud mental y apoya a nuestra comunidad.
La tarifa de pago durante la capacitación es de $40 por hora al comienzo de la contratación con un aumento a $50 por/ hora luego de completar la capacitación. Esperamos que la oportunidad de pagar una tarifa más alta llegue a medida que la organización crezca y revisaremos esta tarifa de pago trimestralmente. Esta posición se basa en la financiación del año en curso y depende de la disponibilidad de los fondos.
De tiempo parcial (10 a 20 horas por semana); Las horas de trabajo son tanto en persona como a distancia. Las horas pueden fluctuar dependiendo de las necesidades de la organización. Esto se decidirá en cooperación con las iniciativas actuales de la organización, la junta, los objetivos de la comunidad y el Director Ejecutivo.
A Therapist Like Me, established in 2019, is a non-profit dedicated to connecting uniquely diverse clients to uniquely diverse therapists both from historically marginalized communities, elevating therapists of color, providing psychotherapy vouchers to historically marginalized clients, reducing societal stigma surrounding mental health, and supporting our community.
$40/hour training rate at the start of hire with an increase to $50/hour after training is...

In Home Caregiver

Posted on
Aug. 24th

A New Hope Home Care is looking for in home caregivers to care for adult clients in and around Asheville. We have an immediate need in West Asheville - looking for an active, compassionate caregiver that has some weekday and every other weekend available. Pay is $20/hr. Please call us for more information. 828-255-4446 or email: http://www.anewhopehomecare.com

Part-time Accountant Position

Posted on
Sep. 14th

RH Perry & Associates is an executive search firm serving the recruiting needs of colleges and universities nationally. We are seeking interested, well-qualified individuals for an Accountant on a part-time, independent contractor basis. The anticipated schedule is for 7-10 hours per week in the main office in Asheville, NC. This is not a remote position.

Duties and responsibilities include:
1) Maintaining the General Ledger in QuickBooks
2) Bank reconciliation
3) Recording of financial transactions
4) Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
5) Payroll processing
6) Expense tracking
7) Client invoicing
8) Regulatory compliance
9) Tax documentation preparation

Experience and qualifications sought for the position include:

1) Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration, with an advanced degree in accounting or a related field preferred. The CPA is not required, but would be an added plus.
2) Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
3) Be detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated
4) Have a work history of progressively increased responsibilities
5) Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with non-finance
6) Ability to maintain confidentiality and high ethical standards
7) Proficiency with Excel, Word, Adobe required
8) Strong skills and proficiency with QuickBooks are required

Interested parties are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or training received to . Screening for the position will begin immediately, and references will be checked for the successful candidate prior to hire. Compensation will be on an hourly basis and commensurate with experience.

Working Wheels provides affordable, reliable transportation to local families in need. We do this through two programs: the Vehicle Purchase Program and the Vehicle Repair Program. For the Vehicle Purchase Program, we repair and refurbish donated cars and sell them for an affordable price to working families. For the Vehicle Repair Program, we offer deeply discounted vehicle repairs for people who cannot afford to repair a vehicle they already own. We offer these programs because we know that a dependable car opens the doors to education, employment, access to healthcare, and an improved quality of life.

Position Overview:
Working Wheels seeks a full-time, detail-oriented professional who balances excellent communication and time-management skills with compassion and a commitment to serving our participants and their families. We are seeking someone with the cultural competency and experience needed to effectively welcome all clients, particularly communities of color, to our services. Bilingual (Spanish / English) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the Vehicle Purchase Program
Manage the application process, conduct program participant orientations, complete the transactions, coordinate warranty repairs, communicate with partner agency liaisons and case managers, send out and collect surveys, and evaluate the success of the program
Coordinate the Vehicle Repair Program
Manage the application process, conduct program participant orientations, coordinate with tow companies and repair shops, send invoices to program participants and collect payments, send out and collect surveys, and evaluate the success of the program
Other duties as assigned

Status: Full-Time, 35-40 hours per week