Executive Assistant to Co-Executive Director

 Executive Assistant to Co-Executive Director (40 hours/week)  Highlander is searching for a dedicated and reliable colleague to be an Executive Assistant to the Co-Executive Director (Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson). While often called to serve as a public voice for Highlander, the Co-Executive Director also facilitates and directs Highlander’s behind-the-scenes work and many of Highlander’s organizational development strategies, educational interventions, creation/revision of policies/procedures, cultivating relationships with institutional philanthropic organizations, relationship building with other movement organizations, staff recruitment and development, and work with the Board of Directors. The Executive Assistant will assist the Co-Executive Director in implementing her primary responsibilities in a highly […]

Human Resources Associate // Asociadx de Recursos Humanos

Human Resources Associate // Asociadx de Recursos Humanos Highlander Research and Education Center [Note: Actual title to be consistent with Highlander’s current titling structure is “People and Culture Specialist”] // [Nota: El título real para ser consistente con la estructura de cargos actual de Highlander es “Especialistx de Personas y Cultura”] The Highlander Mission // La Misión de Highlander  Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South. We work with people fighting for justice, equality and sustainability, supporting their efforts to take collective action to shape their own destiny. Through popular education, […]

Human Resources Manager / Gerente de Recursos Humanos

Human Resources Manager // Gerente de Recursos Humanos Highlander Research and Education Center [Note: Actual title to be consistent with Highlander’s current titling structure is “People and Culture Coordinator”] // [Nota: El título real para ser consistente con la estructura de cargos actual de Highlander es “Coordinadx de Personas y Cultura”] The Highlander Mission // La Misión de Highlander  Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South. We work with people fighting for justice, equality and sustainability, supporting their efforts to take collective action to shape their own destiny. Through popular education, […]

Radical Hospitality: Housekeeping Crew Member

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Radical Hospitality Housekeeping Crew Member (Part-Time Salary) Highlander is searching for a talented, self-motivated, and detail-oriented Housekeeper to serve on the Radical Hospitality team. The Radical Hospitality team provides hospitality to Highlander’s visiting program participants and other guests. As a member of the team with whom guests will often interact most directly and frequently while at Highlander, an important part of this role is clearly communicating the story and work of Highlander. With all of Highlander’s staff, this role will contribute to Highlander’s educational and accompaniment work as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in the […]

Kitchen and Dining Crew Member (Part-Time)

The Highlander Mission // La Misión de Highlander Highlander serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building in Appalachia and the South. We work with people fighting for justice, equality and sustainability, supporting their efforts to take collective action to shape their own destiny. Through popular education, participatory research, and cultural work, we help create spaces — at our center and in local communities — where people gain knowledge, hope and courage, expanding their ideas of what is possible. We develop leadership and help create and support strong, democratic organizations that work for justice, equality, and sustainability in […]