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Let’s put our minds together.

We welcome new ideas that inspire wellness in all communities.

Working at Wholespire means respect, trust, and being a leader. Our staff respect each other’s ideas. We know that we can rely on each other for positive feedback and teamwork. When we are open-minded and respectful, we know that we will achieve greatness. This frame of mind makes us leaders in public health.

Our mission drives our work.

We promise to support grassroots initiatives that,  collaboratively, will change the makeup of South Carolina and beyond—for the better.

Who We Are

Wholespire is the state’s leading advocate, educator, and supporter for ensuring all communities have access to healthy choices by providing policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change leadership across the state.

Our Vision

We want informed influencers and empowered communities who work together to ensure an equitable South Carolina, where everyone has access to healthy choices.

Our Mission

We provide communities with proven and sustainable approaches that lead to increased access to healthy choices for all people.

How We Work

We promote healthy eating and active living as a key component of public health. We inform, engage and influence decision-makers to include health in policy decisions. We provide support at the local level for communities to achieve healthy change. We champion equality.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Wholespire continuously addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organizational processes and practices. 

We’ve created an open environment where staff can feel comfortable raising DEI concerns. In fact, staff participates in evaluating our progress towards:

  • Incorporating racial equity our organizational practice,
  • Promoting DEI among local Wholespire chapters,
  • Ensuring health disparate populations have increased access to options for healthy eating and active living, and
  • Using correct and accurate metrics to demonstrate our progress.

Our values guide our success.

Our core values represent Wholespire’s beliefs and help us reach our goals.

Equity

We believe that all aspects of our work should be considered from an equitable lens.

Sustainability

We believe that our work should be carried out in a way that ensures the viability of our organization and supports our community partners.

Leadership

We believe in being champions and experts of best practices in inspiring wellness in all communities.

Adaptability

We are willing to question the status quo and move decisively and quickly to act upon new opportunities.

Collaboration

We believe that we are stronger together.

We’ve got some pretty good benefits.

Wholespire believes its employees should invest in self-care. That’s why we provide all full-time employees with opportunities to take care of themselves and their families. Here’s a glimpse into how we take care of our employees.

Medical Insurance

Major Medical, Dental, and Vision

Retirement Plan

Company match of 3%!

Voluntary Life & AD&D

Convert to an individual policy.

Paid Time Off & Sick Leave

Get it up front without worrying the rest of the year.

Paid Holidays

Twelve holidays, plus one floating holiday!

Breastfeeding-Friendly

Breastfeeding moms can take breaks to prepare.

Worksite Wellness

Promotes and supports healthy lifestyles including activity breaks.

Remote Work

Work remotely every day or some days.

Dog-Friendly Office

Fur babies are welcome in the office!

Internship Opportunities

Oftentimes, we work with universities, colleges, and HBCUs to provide real-time, on-the-job internship opportunities to students. The experience and knowledge gained are invaluable.

Employment Opportunities

Working at Wholespire has many rewards like knowing you’re helping chapters and other coalitions understand how to make sustainable change happen. Our employees do big things, and they’re having fun doing it.

Contract & Consulting Opportunities

Wholespire periodically recruits consultants to assist with specific initiatives and campaigns.

Wholespire is an equal opportunity employer. We promote a positive, inclusive, and diverse environment of belonging; therefore, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. We do not discriminate based on genetic information in accordance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

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