• WELCOME TO BLACK MOUNTAIN HOME – Begun in 1904 as Mountain Orphanage, the Home began its ministry taking in children whose parents had died or disappeared. Today, we serve youth from birth through college graduation and beyond through family foster care, residential care, transitional living, and independent living.

Current Job Openings:

HOSPITALITY ASSISTANT

West Campus Assistant – On-site housing provided

We’re seeking a detail oriented and highly organized individual with outstanding interpersonal skills to manage the hospitality and guest service responsibilities on our West Campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary contact for all West Campus inquiries, including facilitating bookings, site visits, and managing West Campus calendar
  • Maintain safety inspection and booking records
  • Maintain facility cleanliness, complete and maintain records on regular facility inspections
  • Assist in development of promotional material
  • Facilitate work projects for volunteer groups and individuals
  • Work up to 2 weekends a month as facility on-call
  • Mentor and work alongside students in BMH’s Job Training Program

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of Associate’s degree in related field is preferred
  • Camp, retreat center, hospitality, event planning experience is ideal
  • Must work well independently and have a friendly and professional demeanor

DONOR RELATIONS & DATABASE MANAGER

Experienced and self-motivated Donor Relations and Database Manager needed to assist the development and marketing team in implementing, administering, evaluating, and managing an aggressive donor database, stewardship, and communications program.

Role includes general data and gift entry, processing receipts, queries and reports, managing segmentation and direct mail solicitations, donor research, and other. The person filling this role will also provide general administrative support to the Director of Development, including calendar management, prepping for donor and other meetings, and other duties that build positive donor relationships and foster a culture of philanthropic giving.

The desired candidate will be a servant leader who:

· Has a bachelor’s degree, plus 3 to 5 years’ experience in nonprofit data entry, annual fund, or related field.

· Has a high degree of confidentiality, team mentality, and able to think strategically.

· Is goal-oriented, highly organized, and able to balance multiple and complex projects at once while keeping a clear view of how each project supports the mission.

· Builds and maintains positive relationships while working closely with a team.

· Feels excited about changing children’s lives for the better!

Duties include but are not limited to:

· Maintaining Raiser’s Edge database, including constituent and gift records, queries and reports, as well as acknowledgements and other donor communications while adhering to IRS and internal best practices.

· Supporting fundraising and community relations team in solicitations and other mailings, marketing campaigns, special events, and other relationship building initiatives.

· Provide administrative and fundraising support to the Director of Development.

· Support the development and marketing team by assisting with front line stewardship by answering phones, greeting visitors, and providing administrative support.

Routine hours are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with evenings and weekends as needed. Submit resume and cover letter (applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered) to info@BlackMountainHome.org highlighting your experience, skills, and why you are interested in this role. No phone calls, please.

EDUCATION COORDINATOR

Education Coordinator needed at Christian, children’s ministry. Minimum qualifications include current NC teaching certificate and experience working with children with special needs. Flexible schedule required with evening study hall and occasional weekend activities. Must be energetic and passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinator will manage activities of the learning center including study hall, resources, staff, and lots of wonderful volunteers.
  • Serves as liaison with the school system, representing the Home at meetings and conferences (e.g. Individualized Educational Plans, parent/teacher meetings, open houses, etc.).
  • Tracks youth educational history and progress for all youth.
  • Assists older youth with college tracks.
  • Works with team members to develop apprenticeship tracks for Independent Living students.
  • Will be key in developing a GED program on campus.
  • Administers summer education program.
  • Is part of the on-call rotation.

We’re seeking an education professional who is passionate about working with children and helping them realize their potential.

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS SUPPORT

We’re seeking a director to oversee maintenance, volunteer, and recreation activities for multiple campuses hosting thousands of volunteers and serving around 150 children annually.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise maintenance staff in the care and maintenance of campus buildings, grounds, animal program, and fleet of vehicles.
  • Supervise recreation staff in growing and developing a robust campus activity schedule that engages and supports youth in care.
  • Help plan and lead activities, youth meetings, youth retreats, participation in recreation leagues, and mission projects.
  • Assist Program Director with volunteer program by providing support for volunteer groups, leading and supervising volunteers and interns, organizing materials for work projects, maintaining campus project list, providing oversight at the Legacy Residential Volunteer (RV) Park, and recruiting and cultivating volunteers.
  • Provide after-hours on-call support for the ministry.
  • Support special events as needed—evenings and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred.
  • Five years of related experience is required.
  • Must be able to work independently and provide hands-on, servant leadership.
  • Problem solve as needed and complete other projects as requested.
  • Strong desire to change children’s lives for the better imperative.

Physical requirements include:

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Ability to do prolonged strenuous labor.
  • Ability to complete work while on a ladder.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of equipment from weed eaters to a fork lift.

RESIDENTIAL CASE COORDINATOR

Residential Case Coordinator/Team Leader needed at Christian children’s home in Black Mountain, NC. Position requires:

  • 4 year degree in social work or related field
  • excellent organizational skills
  • related social work/mental health experience
  • professional level writing and computer skills

Responsibilities include: Supervision and leadership of direct care staff as well as case management responsibilities. Overnights occasionally required for retreats and emergency coverage in houses. Applicant should have the ability to build relationships with community partnerships and also assist in coordinating activities at satellite campus. Seeking someone with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of children.

  • Significant experience working with foster children is preferred.
  • The ability to effectively communicate through verbal and written mediums.
  • The ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively.
  • Ability to network in the local community—churches, schools, etc. to promote and support the ministry.
  • A high energy level, adaptability, assertiveness, patience, and ability to work as part of a team while providing servant leadership.
  • Time management and follow-up skills with ability to plan, organize, and prioritize a significant number of tasks.

FOSTER CARE CASE COORDINATOR

Children’s ministry in Western North Carolina is seeking a Foster Care Case Coordinator to complete case management duties for licensed foster families. Qualities sought include:

  • 4 year degree in social work or related field
  • excellent organizational skills
  • related social work/mental health experience
  • professional level writing and computer skills
  • excellent people skills
  • attention to detail
  • good time management
  • ability to build rapport with families

Candidate needs to be able to work a flexible schedule with regular evening and/or weekend hours in addition to serving in the on-call rotation. Worker will come alongside of families to serve as the bridge between them and the county DSS agencies. Position requires a self-starter who is able to work effectively on his or her own as well as part of a team. Excellent benefits provided in a Christian work environment.

ASSISTANT CAFE MANAGER

Assistant Café Manager need at Christian children’s home to assist with food preparation and service at the Thirteen Pennies Café. Must be passionate about providing great service and eager to demonstrate servant leadership. The café is part of the Home’s Apprenticeship Program providing jobs and training for older youth in foster care. The assistant manager will work with the manager to provide direction and leadership to other staff as well as volunteers and student interns in the program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation and delivery of menu items to customers
  • Answering the phone and taking orders
  • Opening and closing tasks
  • Operating the checkout point of sale system
  • Stocking and cleaning kitchen and dining room

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in food preparation and service required
  • Positive attitude and desire to be part of a team in service to customers
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a smile
  • Must be knowledgeable about sanitary practices and food safety regulations

Pay: $15 per hour

THRIFT STORE ASSOC. – DONATION PICKUPS

Seeking a dedicated thrift store associate with an outstanding driving record and a commitment to excellent customer service. This person will serve as the lead scheduler for donation pickups and assist with completing donation pickups throughout Western North Carolina. This will include logistical planning, working knowledge of various policies, and effective communication with donors and co-workers throughout the entire process.

Primary Expectations

· Maintain cleanliness and up-to-date inventory in warehouse and storage areas.

· Assist in Mountain Home Thrift Store: Cheryl’s Place recycling program.

· Assist as needed with daily thrift store operations.

· Represent Black Mountain Home with professionalism and courtesy on the road, in donors’ homes or places of business, and in all other aspects of work.

· Provide quality donor relations and customer service in all interactions with donors and customers. A basic understanding of Black Mountain Home programs and operations will be ensured prior to start of job.

Minimum Qualifications

· Must be able to work up to 40 hours per week.

· Must be able to work Saturdays.

· Must be able to lift or assist in lifting and moving a variety of items, including items that may weigh more than 50 lbs. Various tools and machines are in place to assist with this.

· Must maintain an active driver’s license and be able to competently operate a variety of vehicles and/or trailers for donation pickups.

· Should display good verbal communication skills.

· Must be committed to effective communication with supervisors, co-workers, donors, and customers in all facets of the job.

· Some retail, moving, or other relevant service experience preferred.

· Forklift certification is preferred.

MARRIED HOUSE PARENT COUPLE (main campus)

House Parent Couple needed at Christian children’s home in Black Mountain, NC. Previous experience in working with children in a residential setting desirable but not required. House parents work to provide for the needs of up to ten resident children in a designated house during a seven-day, alternate-week shift; teach residents basic living skills; run appointments; maintain their assigned cottage; and provide a supportive, home-like setting for youth. Flexibility, patience, and a desire to change lives for the better a must.

Support services include an education coordinator (youth attend public schools), recreation coordinator, and administrative staff. Housing including dedicated bedroom and bathroom with shared office area provided during shift week (personal residence needed during off-week). Additional shared room provided for staff children. Well-behaved dogs with required shots and paperwork allowed on a case-by-case basis.

Cover letter sharing your passion for working with youth and why you feel you would be a good fit for our ministry is REQUIRED.

Apply

To apply for an opening, send your resume and a cover letter (required) to 80 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711. You can also send an e-mail to info @ blackmountainhome.org. No phone calls, please.

Address resumes to:
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families
80 Lake Eden Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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