NRCA Job Opportunities

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


We're looking for people with a passion for making a difference in families with socioeconomic challenges, with ability to understand and appreciate families’ cultural, economic, and social background.

  •                  -  Social work and related fields                

                     -  Child Development

                     -  Nursing


Send your resume, application and cover letter 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:



  • Employment is contingent on successful completion of criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and driving record checks anddrug test and employment physical. 
  • A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to employment with New River Community Action.  The nature of the conviction, the date of the conviction, and the relationship of the conviction to the job sought, as well as other objective legitimate factors, will all be considered.

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

  • All hires must undergo pre-employment drug test.  All employees are subject to random drug testing throughout employment. 

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

  • Listed starting wage depends upon qualifications (educational & related experience).


    Click on link to download/view:

  • NRCA Benefits List

  • NRCA Employment Application in PDF version

  • NRCA Employment Application in Word file

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.



Family Outreach Connections
Creative outreach for participation in the home visiting Single Point of Entry system in the New River Valley for at-risk and low-income pregnant women and parents. Responsible for operation of Baby Shops in the community. 

Involves local travel throughout New River Valley.   Possession of valid driver's license and good driving record required. 

Full-time.  Beginning salary range: $32,831-39,202 (depends upon qualifications).  

Application deadline: August 31or until position filled. 




Homeless/Housing Programs
Full-time, 40 hrs/wk.    
Responsible for the provision of housing counseling and case management including financial assistance for low -income people in the New River Valley who are at-risk of homelessness, leveraging supportive services that will assist the participant household to maintain permanent housing.
Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field plus one-year exp OR Associate with four years exp.  Training provided for Housing Counselor certification as required.
$13.64 – 16.28/hr (depending upon qualifications) plus benefits. 

Application deadline: September 4 or until position filled.  EOE/AA



Part-time; 8 hours per week; flexible schedule.  

VA CARES Christiansburg office.
Performs initial intake and enrollment of program participants. Manages data entry and reports.
Must have approach to working with ex-offenders of various cultures from low-to middle-income backgrounds that is empathic, nonjudgmental and professional. 
High School Diploma or equivalent education, plus one year experience in office services or human services. 
Starting wage $7.59-9.34/hr. (depending upon qualifications).  Additional compensation for Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; e-mail:

Application deadline: August 21 or until position is filled. 



Children’s Health Improvement Partnership
Montgomery County

Home visiting services to pregnant women and children ages 0-6, to improve health and promote wellness and self-sufficiency in low income families.  Assists entire family by building on their strengths and addressing such issues as parenting skills, housing, nutrition, education, employment and kindergarten readiness. 

Ability to build relationships with families and passion for making a difference in families with socioeconomic challenges, works in a variety of home settings, understands and appreciates families’ cultural, economic, and social background. Knowledge of child development and case management preferred.  

Associate (Bachelor’s preferred) with exp. providing services to low-income families required.  Experience working in home visiting highly desirable.  Training includes Parents as Teachers certification. 

Full-time 40 hours/week.  Starting wage range: $12.99-15.51/hr. (depending upon qualifications), plus full benefits. 

Applications accepted until position 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:


    - FAMILY EMPOWERMENT SPECIALISTS – FINANCIAL LITERACY & COMMUNITY OUTREACH ASSISTANTS for Montgomery County; Giles County; Pulaski County; Floyd County; and Virginia CARES Program.






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 $2,865. Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply. Apply at or send resume to: NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA  24141 or email:  EOE/AA