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

30-hour per week (fulltime) position
Reports to the Executive Director

Candidate Profile:

Poe is seeking a candidate to implement effective and efficient financial systems, and who will thrive working as part of a committed team of nonprofit professionals whose mission is to educate and empower North Carolina children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors. An ideal candidate is detail-oriented and able to manage fast-paced and complex deadlines and excels in the areas of nonprofit financial accounting.

Position Summary:

The Finance/HR Specialist plays a critical role ensuring that Poe’s financial systems comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, (GAAP), as well as Poe’s Board and fiscal policies and all federal, state, and local legal requirements. The Finance/HR Specialist maintains records of financial transactions, post transactions, and prepares journal entries for the general ledger. The Finance/HR Specialist is part of the Finance and Operations team that ensures the effective and ethical stewardship of Poe’s financial resources. The Finance/HR Specialist supports the HR functions of the organization working with the Executive Director and the outsourcing company Poe uses for this service.

Qualification Requirements:

  • BA or BS in financial, accounting or business administration.
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in nonprofit financial operations including budgeting and fund accounting.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel and accounting software such as QuickBooks or FundEz. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (RE) and G-Suite preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines with a high level of attention to detail.
  • 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
[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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