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.


Part-time; 25 hrs/wk.  Radford.
Data entry for Head Start children and family information/data reports.  Ongoing technical support to staff.
High school + 2 yrs related exp.   Travel to NRV sites is required so possession of valid driver's license and good driving record required.  
$7.85 – 8.58/hr. plus benefits. Starting wage depends upon qualifications.    
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: 
Application deadline: April 2 or until position filled.  EOE/AA


Part-time; 32 hrs/wk
Determines eligibility for emergency services (food, shelter, utility assistance, etc.); accesses emergency assistance resources; liaison with other area agencies, and performs basic office tasks.  Responsible for the provision of housing counseling and case management: rental, homeless, pre-purchase, post-purchase, and foreclosure prevention.
Associate’s degree in social services field + 2 yrs exp.  Bachelor's Degree in human services preferred.  Housing counseling certifications will be required within first year, training is provided and paid by NRCA.  
Starting wage: $11.60-12.68/hr. (depending upon qualifications), with benefits.  Additional compensation for Bilingual (Spanish/English).   
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: 
Application deadline: April 7 or until position filled.  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: $8.25/hr. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.