Workshop Center Job Openings at the Highlander Research and Education Center

Positions are part-time and scheduled as needed


Organization Summary

The Highlander Research and Education Center is an 81 year old popular education center that works with grassroots groups in Appalachia and across the South to promote social and economic justice. We are located 20 miles northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee, on a 186 acre farm and work in local communities as well. Highlander’s long and proud history includes cutting edge work with labor education and economic justice organizing, the Civil Rights Movement, environmental justice in Appalachia, and more recently, the changing demographics of our region and supporting youth and young adults working for social change.


Overview of Position

This position is hourly and scheduled on an as-needed basis.

This person will be a member of Highlander’s Workshop Center Team.  This team works together to carry out the responsibilities of Highlander’s Workshop Center and other facilities at Highlander.

Duties Include:


Helpful skills and experience for this position:



Start Date:

Highlander hopes to fill this position by April 15, 2014.  Position will remain open until all spots are filled.

To Apply:

Send resume and 3 references to:

Stephanie McAninch

Operations Coordinator/CFO

1959 Highlander Way

New Market, TN  37820

Women, people of color, and lesbigaytrans encouraged to apply.