This year, Mission Health had the opportunity to honor and recognize three of the many amazing nurses they have on our team. The three Great 100 Nurses of NC for 2021 have a shared theme of advancing the professional practice of nursing through professional governance and shared decision making. Each has contributed in unique ways to facilitating nursing excellence at Mission Hospital. They are: Andie Slivinski,DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CEN, CPEN, TCRN – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Trauma Services, Jessica Fusco, MSN, RN, CPN, NP-C – Clinical Nurse, Pediatric ICU and Judy Luff, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, IBCLC Clinical Nurse, Labor & Delivery. Learn more here.
Asheville Community Theatre has produced Costume Drama: A Fashion Show, a competition centered around the creation of fashion from unconventional material in designated categories since 2012. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Costume Drama: A Fashion Show has become a touchstone of collaboration and creativity for so many, including local designers, models, hair and makeup artists, and photographers. In this Project Runway-esque show, local designers compete for cash prizes with proceeds from ticket sales to benefit the theatre. This year, Costume Drama will feature 17 entries in three design categories (Garage Sale, Mix and Match Throwback, and Toy Box). The categories are modified each year, presenting new challenges and opportunities for designers. Because of COVID-19, this year’s Costume Drama has been prerecorded and will stream online on Saturday, September 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25.00, and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org.
Dogwood Health Trust has released its Mid-Year Impact Report and has invited the community to attend its upcoming virtual community meetings this September. Dogwood Health Trust issued its first-ever Annual Report in December 2020, sharing 2019 financial statements and an overview of estimated grantmaking for the year 2020. Dogwood plans to share another annual report at the end of 2021, but is utilizing this report to provide a brief, mid-year update of 2021 activities amidst a year of recovery. Learn more about the virtual community meetings here.
The Search Committee for the next MAHEC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is looking for a leader who will build on the foundation established by Dr. Jeff Heck and others over the last 47 years. They are looking for a leader who will bring expertise and the ability to continue the growth and expansion of services MAHEC offers to the communities it serves. MAHEC, located in Asheville, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving the western 16 counties of North Carolina. As one of nine regional AHECs, MAHEC is one of the most successful AHECs in the country, and with over 850 employees and an annual operating budget of $100 million, it is the largest non-profit in Western North Carolina. Learn more
Pisgah Legal Services is searching for a Director of WNC Economic Recovery Program. They seek an innovative and experienced person to lead and direct a multi-year grant funded expansion of anti-poverty work within the broad areas of free tax preparation/tax credits and outreach/enrollment for Affordable Care Act health insurance to take the organization to another level in addressing poverty. The Director position is a critical role in designing, leading and expanding current program work to include all 18 counties across WNC and to collaborate with key partners through the region to achieve meaningful results. The ideal candidate will possess a diverse background and relevant experience that includes proven leadership, demonstrated experience in new program development and implementation, effective supervision of both staff and volunteers, project management, program management and evaluation, and a track record of accountability in delivering meaningful program results and large-scale impact. Full job description and application instructions.
Pisgah Legal Services is looking for a Director of Systems, Compliance, Training and Volunteer Engagement. This position will develop and manage systems to train, support, ensure compliance with ACA and IRS rules and regulations, and retain a robust and skilled program staff and volunteer corps for a new, multi-year grant funded WNC Economic Recovery Program. The Director of Systems, Compliance, Training and Volunteer Engagement is a critical role in designing, leading and expanding current systems and policies for health enrollment and tax preparation services, and developing a broader base of volunteers across our regional footprint to include all 18 counties across WNC. The ideal candidate will possess a diverse background and relevant experience that includes proven compliance and systems management, volunteer program implementation and management, volunteer recruitment, technical skills training, development of training curriculum and resources, volunteer appreciation and retention, feedback systems and workflow design. Full job description and application instructions.
Pisgah Legal Services is looking for a Tax Attorney for the WNC Economic Recovery Program. The Tax Attorney will support the WNC Economic Recovery Program by serving clients with federal and/or state income tax disputes. The Attorney will conduct outreach and education activities for potential clients and community partner organizations throughout the state, and the attorney also will provide expertise regarding individual income tax preparation issues that arise in relation to the PLS tax preparation and marketplace assistance programs. Full job description and application instructions.
Pisgah Legal Services is searching for a Benefits Attorney for the WNC Economic Recovery Program. The Benefits Attorney will support the WNC Economic Recovery Program by advising and representing clients concerning their eligibility and other legal issues relating to SNAP, Medicaid, Supplemental Social Security Income, Veterans Administration, and other need-based benefits as their incomes increase with more earned income and increased child tax credits. The Attorney will conduct outreach and education activities for potential clients and community partner organizations throughout the state. Additionally, the Attorney will represent or advise consumers as needed in appeals relating to the Affordable Care Act Marketplace Health Insurance. Full job description and application instructions.
Pisgah Legal Services is looking for a Generalist Attorney. PLS is seeking a full-time N.C. licensed attorney to handle general poverty law cases primarily in the areas of housing law, including subsidized housing and other areas of landlord/tenant law. Full job description and application instructions.