Great Smokies Health Foundation, a not for profit 501(c)(3) was created in August 2014 as the Legacy organization to WestCare Health System (Harris Regional Hospital & Swain County Hospital) with proceeds from their sale to Duke LifePoint, a for-profit entity.
Mission & Governance
The mission of the Great Smokies Health Foundation is to improve healthcare in Jackson, Swain, Graham and Macon counties in North Carolina and in surrounding communities. The Foundation is governed by a local board with representatives from the communities being served.
What We Support
Great Smokies Health Foundation supports programs, projects and initiatives focused on health, wellness and prevention. To receive funding, your organization must be a Non-Profit 501(c)(3), City, County, or other Governmental Agency. We are currently working with our community healthcare providers and agencies to identify strategic focus areas for future funding.
The Great Smokies Health Foundation is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant. This position provides essential support to the Executive Director to advance the Foundation's strategic objectives. Key responsibilities include: assistance with the Foundation's annual grant making process; public relations, including coordination of all social media; assistance with operations of the Foundation's Slyva Thrift Store; and community outreach. This position requires a high level of organization, attention to detail, and strong written/verbal communications skills. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and tasks with competing deadlines simultaneously, solve problems, and maintain a positive "can-do" attitude in a fast-paced, small team environment. For a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply for the position, please visit this link.