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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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Announcing New Employment Pathway: Certified Peer Support Specialist. Apply Today!

We’re excited to launch a new training and employment pathway, Ready to Work: Certified Peer Support Specialist, which we’re offering in partnership with Vaya Health and Mission Health.


What is a Peer Support Specialist?

Peer Support Specialists increase positive outcomes for individuals on their recovery paths. Specialists share their own experiences to help others, and the five-day training offered by Vaya Health meets the guidelines of NC’s Certified Peer Support Specialist Program.

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