Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education (Poe Center). Whether you have a background in science, healthcare, education, nutrition, or project management, the Poe Center has a place for you!

Check back often for exciting opportunities to join the Poe Center in providing innovative health education programs to North Carolina children, youth and families.

If we don’t have a job opening that fits your interests or experience, please consider one of our many fulfilling volunteer positions!

Current Openings

Position Summary:
The Finance Director reports to the Executive Director (ED) and serves on the Management Team. The responsibilities include overseeing cash flow planning, preparing, and reviewing budgets and tracking operational metrics. The Finance Director develops management systems and operational policies and procedures as needed and serves as the primary liaison between the Poe Center staff and our external accounting vendors. The Finance Director monitors grant budgets and expenditures to ensure reporting requirements are met.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in financial, accounting or business administration and three years’ experience in non-profit work and fund accounting. Formal education level will be considered in conjunction with minimum experience requirement.
  • Demonstrated experience with non-profit finances, fund accounting, and non-profit projects and programs.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Strong commitment to the Poe Center’s mission.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive personnel and financial data.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel and nonprofit accounting software such as FundEZ or SAGE, knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (RE) and G-Suite preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of and interest in nonprofits and the communities they serve.
  • Welcoming of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, beliefs and cultures.

The Organization: The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.
Apply to: Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to:

Ann Rollins
Executive Director
224 Sunnybrook Road
Raleigh NC 27610
[email protected]

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Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Substance Use Prevention Assistant Director, the Substance Use Prevention Specialist provides collaborative substance use prevention efforts in target communities, collaborates with other community and regional partners, and provides educational programming to children, youth, families, and community leaders. This position facilitates and implements prevention strategies including environmental, community based process, recurring education, referrals, and information dissemination. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, with benefits.

Qualification Requirements:

  • A Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant preferred.
  • Experience in health education, youth empowerment, community coalition work, policy advocacy, community mobilization, and/or substance use prevention community strategies.
  • BA or BS required.
  • Computer literacy including G Suite, experience with online reporting systems and data management required.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

The Organization: The mission of the Poe Center for Health Education is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

Apply to: Interested parties should send resume and cover letter to:

Virginia Johnson
[email protected]

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