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 […]

Southern Beyond Survival – Workshop & Facilitation Evaluation Form

Uganda: Vaccine Apartheid, Linking our Global Struggles: A Collaboration between Highlander and Equal Health’s Campaign Against Racism Chapters

https://vimeo.com/652211981 In this segment of our As We Re/Gather collaboration with Equal Health’s international chapters of its Campaign Against Racism, CAR’s Uganda chapter lays out the impact of vaccine inequity, Western capitalism, and systemic racism on public health and the livelihoods of Ugandans, with clear calls to action on vaccine access and redistribution of wealth and resources: “This inequity we are seeing in vaccine distribution is not an accident. It is a symptom of neocolonial policies driven by capitalist economic models that richer countries have leverage to hold vaccines in the market and leave poorer countries at the mercy of […]

Linking our Global Struggles: A Collaboration between Highlander and Equal Health’s Campaign Against Racism Chapters / India

This period has made it obvious that we are much more connected than we think and that artificial barriers created because of race, gender, caste, class, religion, geography, physical ability, sexual orientation etc. are not so clear cut in the face of a pandemic. Of course the pandemic also laid bare for us the huge inequities that exist and how some communities have been thrown into the deep end because of the pandemic and how health and healthcare access is deeply determined by one’s social location. In India, poverty, nutrition, caste, gender, religion, geography have all influenced outcomes due to […]

Linking our Global Struggles: A Collaboration between Highlander and Equal Health’s Campaign Against Racism Chapters

Over the course of our As We Re/Gather project this year, we invited folks to share their stories and experiences emerging from the last 18 months amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, attacks on democracy, and uprisings to defend Black lives. In the U.S., we have experienced our global connectedness and interdependency in new ways, while systems of white supremacy and globally racialized capitalism have exploited conditions to reinforce false borders and boundaries, deepening existing crises with further harm on public health internationally. Communities across the globe are being impacted by the same root causes and global systems, but white supremacy, […]