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 and drug 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.


VISTA volunteer candidates are being recruited to aid in the development of a Comprehensive Needs Assessment focused on solutions to alleviate poverty in the New River Valley; and, aid in data quality reviews to be utilized for decision-making. The term of service will be August 2016-2017. Program Benefits include: Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Living Allowance, Health Coverage*, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend. This position is located at New River Community Action, Inc. in Radford, VA. Must be 18 years of age or older. Accepting Applications: 7/15/16 to 8/14/16; Interested VISTA candidates should contact Abigail Hanks at 804-726-7939



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. Must be 18 years or older. Valid driver's license and

transportation necessary with mileage reimbursement provided.

One year service term: Part year service term is 900 hours per year, quarter year service term is 450 hours per

year or minimum year service term is 300 hour per year. Flexible work schedule.

Through AmeriCorps, members receive a living allowance of $6265 for part year service, $3132.50 for quarter

year service or $2088.33 for minimum year service. An education award is also available after one year of

service with successful completion of contract hours. AmeriCorps who are over 55 can transfer their

education award to their child. Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Send resume/application to NRCA, 1093 E Main St, Radford, VA 24141 or e-mail to

Indicate which position(s) in which interested. Application deadline August 5 or until positions filled.


Positions available include:


OUTREACH ASSISTANTS for Montgomery County; Giles County; Pulaski County; Floyd County:

and Virginia CARES Program.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

More information about New River Community Action can be found at:

AmeriCorps Background Information can be found at:



Provides home visiting services to pregnant women and children ages 0-6, to improve health and promote wellness and self-sufficiency in low income families in Pulaski County and surrounding area.  Assists entire family by building on their strengths and addressing such issues as parenting skills, housing, nutrition, education, employment and kindergarten readiness.  Should possess the ability to build relationships with families, and have a passion for helping families with socioeconomic challenges raise safe and healthy children.  Should have an understanding and appreciation of the families’ cultural, economic, and social background and be willing to work in a variety of home settings.  Knowledge of child development and case management preferred.  Experience working in home visiting is highly desirable.

A Bachelor's Degree in human services or a related field or another degree with an equivalent number of credits in human services field plus two years related experience with human service agency or program.

Beginning wage: $14.57 – $17.40/hr (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits.  Additional compensation for Bilingual. Possession of valid driver's license and good driving required. 

New River Community Action, Inc. conducts pre-employment criminal background check, driving record check, and drug testing. Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA  24141; e-mail: or apply online at  Application deadline: August 5, 2016, 5PM or until position filled.  EOE/AA