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.


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. 


One service term positions (900 hrs/yr):


  • PRESCHOOL CLASSROOM LITERACY ASSISTANTS - Head Start - Radford & Christiansburg
    Provide literacy focused services and activities to families and children.  Positions throughout the NRV.  Academic service year Sept-May, 38 hrs/wk. 

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 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.