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Green Opportunities is Hiring an Interim Executive Director & a Chef Instructor


Interim Executive Director

Green Opportunities is seeking an Interim Executive Director who will offer strong, effective, and temporary leadership for the organization during the executive transition process. The Interim Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to facilitate a successful transition. They will improve internal processes and generate new excitement for the organization’s future.

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Join the Early Chilhood Teacher Workforce Development Project, Beginning March 19!


Are you interested in a career in early childhood education?


Buncombe Partnership for Children, Green Opportunities, and A-B Tech are partnering to provide an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in becoming an Early Childhood Education professional. Licensed early childhood educators are in high demand.


By joining this cohort, you’ll be paid to attend training to make you eligible for job placement as a substitute teacher working in licensed child care programs in Buncombe County.

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Green Opportunities Begins Search for New Leadership as J Hackett Announces Departure

February 19, 2019 – Green Opportunities’ board of directors has announced that its current Executive Director, J Hackett, is stepping down from his role to pursue his dream of faith-based work. “I’m grateful to have had an opportunity to serve at Green Opportunities – an organization that is committed to training, supporting and connecting motivated job seekers from our community to meaningful career pathways,” said Hackett.

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Looking back on 10 years of GO’s work in Asheville…by the numbers


In recognition of both our 10th anniversary and the end of 2018, we’re happy to share with our community a new infographic that showcases the cumulative job training work Green Opportunities has done since our founding, as well as some of the highlights from this calendar year. View or download a PDF of our 10th Anniversary Infographic.

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