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: nrca@nrcaa.org

 

 

  • 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.

 

 

FAMILY/HEALTH ADVOCATE
Radford Head Start

Maintains the outreach and recruitment of children and families, engages in mutually respectful goal-oriented partnerships with families to promote healthy parent-child relationships and family well-being.  Associate Degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in human services or related field + 1 yr related exp. Part-time:  35 hours/wk (Sept to May) ; 30 hours/wk (summer). Starting wage: $12.99 – 15.51 (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits.  Additional compensation for Bilingual (Spanish/English). Possession of valid driver's license and good driving required.  Must be willing to obtain CDL (Commercial driver’s license); NRCA provides CDL training and pays required fees. NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background and driving record checks, drug test and employment physical.

Apply at or send resume to NRCA,1093 East Main Street , Radford, VA  24141; e-mail: swest@nrcaa.org.  Application deadline: May 20 or until position filled.  EOE/AA


 

COMMUNITY SERVICE WORKER/HOUSING COUNSELOR
Radford | 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.

Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field plus one-year exp OR Associate with four years exp.    Housing counseling certifications will be required within first year; training is provided and paid by NRCA. Starting wage: $12.37-14.77/hr. (depending upon qualifications), with benefits.  Additional compensation for Bilingual (Spanish/English).

NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background and driving record checks, drug test and employment physical. Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: swest@nrcaa.org.  Application deadline: May 20 or until position filled.  EOE/AA


 

FACILITIES/TRANSPORTATION TECHNICIAN - Download the PDF Here

Full-time; 40 hours/week. 

Performs routine preventive maintenance items and repairs on facilities and vehicles. 

High school or GED plus experience in construction, repair, and maintenance work involving facilities, plus general knowledge of minor auto repairs required. 

Must be able to lift and do strenuous physical work.

Starting wage:  $11.22 – 13.39 (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits.

Possession of valid driver's license and good driving record required.  Must be willing to obtain CDL (Commercial driver’s license); NRCA provides training and pays required fees. 

Background checks required.

Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA  24141; e-mail: swest@nrcaa.org

Application deadline: May 17, or until position is filled.  EOE/AA

 

ASSISTANT TEACHERS
Narrows and Pearisburg Head Start Centers
Required:  Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Dev or related field. Experience working in a state-licensed preschool or Head Start program preferred.
Assists in daily planning for and preparation of the learning environment and supervising up to 18 three to five year-olds.

38 hrs/wk. Academic calendar (Aug to May).
Must be willing to obtain CDL (Commercial driver’s license); NRCA provides training and pays all required fees.
Starting wage: $10.17 – 12.15/hr. (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits. Eligible to apply for unemployment benefitsduring the summer.
Applications accepted until positions filled.  

 

FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR
Responsible for agency facility and transportation management services for 20 sites and 30 vehicle fleet, including: risk and contract management, facilities maintenance, vehicle maintenance, safety and OSHA compliance.  Oversees all facility renovations and construction projects.   
Bachelors in business management or a related field (OR related AAS/4 yrs exp. or high school/equivalent/7 yrs exp) w/at least 2 yrs supervisory exp.  
Full-time, salaried position. Starting salary: $41,902-50,034 (depending upon qualifications), plus full benefits.
Must be able to obtain CDL (Commercial driver’s license); NRCA provides training and pays CDL required fees. Local travel and computer use required. 

Applications accepted until position filled.

 

SUBSTITUTE Community Service Worker - NRCA Emergency Assistance Program is currently accepting applications for substitute Community Service Worker positions in Giles, Radford, & Pulaski Counties.  
Interviews applicants to determine their needs and eligibility for emergency services, food, and other special or seasonal programs as available. Becomes and maintains familiarity with and follows guidelines of funding sources and approved Emergency Assistance Policy and Procedures.
Positions require a minimum of High School diploma or GED.  Associate’s degree in social services field preferred.
Wage:  $11.78/hr. 
Applications accepted on ongoing basis.