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Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

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Why Work Here?

“Join our team if you want to work with a group of highly professional and caring people who are committed to building a strong community.”

UPLOAD Cover Letter AND Resume in ONE packaged document. Application process closes on December 14, 2018.


  • passionate about the impact individuals can have on issues they care about,
  • good at navigating both project details and developing the personal relationships that are key to any successful outcome, and
  • motivated to be part of a team that is committed to bringing its best self to work everyday, then this position may be for you.


  • Develop and implement a process that streamlines volunteer recruitment and management and clearly defines roles between United Way and Community School Strategy partners.
  • Develop and implement a volunteer recruitment plan for caring adults to work with local students. Serve as project manager and work with marketing team to develop stories and tools.
  • Recruit volunteers for internal needs at United Way.
  • Plan and manage all components of the Back-to-School Supply Drive.
  • Develop and manage special days of volunteer service, including the MLK Day of Service and support for Days Of Impact.
  • Track/organize data for volunteer activities and impact. Analyze and identify data tracking efficiencies with coworkers.
  • Maintain positive and regular communication with agency/school contacts regarding their volunteer needs. Provide assistance to help them best utilize Hands On website.
  • Oversee all aspects of Hands On Managed projects: Flex and Portable.
  • Serve as a point person regarding available volunteer opportunities.
  • Represent and promote Hands On and United Way at community events and volunteer fairs.

*Opportunities to evolve role based on your skill, interests, and needs of community school strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in nonprofit management, volunteer management, project management, or recruitment.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Technology skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office, database management and a willingness to learn new applications.
  • Demonstrated project management and strategic planning capabilities.
  • General attributes include: strong self-motivation, ability to work independently and in teams, reliability, ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, creativity, and positive attitude.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Occasionally responsible for moving objects weighing up to 30 pounds.


  • 1-3 years of volunteer management experience, directly recruiting and managing volunteers.
  • Ability to operate in a Google Suite environment and Asana - project management platform.


Reports To: Volunteer Engagement Director Hours: 37.5/week Status: Exempt

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County

About United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County:

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is dedicated to working with others to build a strong, caring community where residents are educated, financially stable and healthy.

Our mission: United People. Improve Lives. Strengthen Community.

We accomplish our mission with four strategies: Community Schools, Hands On Asheville-Buncombe Volunteer Center, NC 2-1-1 Information and Referral service, and investments in health and human service nonprofit organizations.

If you are interested in being a part of an organization that has a strong history, but isn't afraid to question and re-think how to accomplish its goals, then you will enjoy working with us.

We value and respect all types of diversity. We provide equal employment opportunity without regard to, and not limited to, ethnicity, religion, race, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or genetic information.

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Company address: 50 S. French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801

Posted date: 20 days ago

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