NRCA Job Opportunities

"NRCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer."


Apply at or send resume to:

New River Community Action, Attn: Human Resource Manager
1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA 24141
Fax: (540) 633-2585 or send by e-mail:


NRCA Employment Application in PDF version or Word file


  • All applicants must complete criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and DMV background check forms.

  • CDL drivers must under go pre-employment and random drug testing throughout employment.

  • All employees are subject to drug testing throughout employment.

  • For positions which may require driving, applicants must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

  • Send separate application for each position and indicate which position/location for which applying.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired but not required.  Additional compensation for proven Bilingual skills.

  •  NRCA Benefits List

Accepting applications for the following position vacancies:


Separate application/resume required for each position and indicate which position for which applying.  Click on the position title to view the position job description.



Responsible for assisting with general maintenance, cleaning and repair duties for agency facilities, grounds and vehicles. 
High school or GED plus general knowledge of carpentry and/or construction required.  Must be able to lift and do strenuous physical work.
Full-time; 40 hours/week.  Starting wage:  $8.79 – 9.60 (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits.
Possession of valid driver's license and good driving record required.  Must be willing to obtain CDL driver’s license.  Background checks required.
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail:  Application deadline: until positions are filled. 




Work part-time, improve your community while you earn money for school and pay off student loans!
New River Community Action, a local non-profit, seeks self-motivated, team players committed to improving the lives of low-income families in the New River Valley. 
Part-time (900 hrs/yr) one service term positions:

  • - COMMUNITY OUTREACH WORKER - Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program
    Outreach and delivery of Emergency Assistance in Blacksburg.

    Provide literacy focused services and activities to families and children.  Positions throughout the NRV.  Academic service year Sept-May, 38 hrs/wk. 

    Communicate/follow up with clients. Basic office work. Plans and facilitates renter education workshops.  


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) & Montgomery Emergency Assistance
Provides free tax preparation in the New River Valley, free training provided on line by IRS. Tax Return Preparers may earn continuing education credits when serving as a tax preparation quality reviewer.  Also provides outreach and delivery of Emergency Assistance in Blacksburg.


Indicate AmeriCorps position(s) in which interested.  Applications accepted until positions filled. Valid driver's license and transportation necessary/mileage reimbursement.  Flexible work schedule.  Living allowance of $6,050/yr part-time and education award of $2,775. Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply. Apply at or send resume to: NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141 or email:  EOE/AA


Ongoing Openings:

NRCA Head Start is currently accepting applications for Center Aide substitute positions throughout the New River Valley.  Responsible for assisting staff with supervision and guidance of children in the classroom; picking up, serving lunch and cleaning up after meals; and other housekeeping duties within the center.  Minimum of High School diploma or GED is required.  Part-time, on-call/as needed basis.  Wage: $8.37/hr. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.