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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Part-time position
Reports to the Family Life Program Assistant Director

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Family Life Program Assistant Director, the health educator assists in the planning, development, and implementation of the Family Life educational programs at the Poe Center. The health educator implements day-to-day responsibilities related to the delivery of instructional programs at the Poe Center, including development and maintenance of resource materials. (S)he will assist with the deliverables of the 21st Century grant, DPI contract, general admission programs, and other grants/contracts as needed.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or Public Health Education preferred.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist preferred.
  • Demonstrate skills in curriculum development are preferred.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Positive Youth Development frameworks and models.
  • Computer literacy, experience with online reporting systems and data management.
  • Demonstrate 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:

Robin Pittman, Family Life Director
[email protected]

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