NRCA JOBS

“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

  • 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)

Send your resume, application and cover letter to:

New River Community Action
Attn: Human Resource Manager
1093 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24141
HR:  (540) 633-5133 ext. 454
Fax: (540) 633-2585

or send by e-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org 

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. EOE/AA

Accepting applications for the following position vacancies:

Separate application/resume required for each position and indicate which position for which applying. 


AMERICORPS
Education Specialists for Head Start program
Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Radford, and Pulaski
(indicate your site preference on application)
WORK PART-TIME, IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNITY WHILE YOU EARN MONEY FOR SCHOOL and PAY OFF STUDENT LOANS!
Seeking self-motivated, team players committed to improving the lives of low-income families in the New River Valley.  Must be 18 years or older.  Background checks are required. High School/GED required.
FULL and PART-TIME positions, one-year service term.   Through AmeriCorps, members receive a living allowance, mileage reimbursement and an education award after one year of service.
For more information about AmeriCorps, visit: www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps
Send application (Word and PDF download above) to NRCA HR, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; E-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org
Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

 

ASSISTANT TEACHER
Christiansburg Head Start
PDF| Assistant Teacher Job Description 
Assists in daily planning for and preparation of the learning environment and supervising up to 18 three-year-old to five-year-old children.
Requirements:  Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field.  Experience working in a state-licensed preschool or Head Start program preferred.
Full Time; 40 hrs/wk. Academic calendar (August through May).
Starting wage: $10.36 – $12.37 per hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits. Eligible to apply for summer unemployment benefits for additional income.
Additional compensation provided for being Bilingual (Spanish/English). Possession of valid driver’s license and good driving record required.   Physical and TB test are required.
Apply at or send resume and a copy of transcripts to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; E-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org
Application Deadline: June 16, 2017, 5:00 PM or until the position is filled.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST
Radford
PDF| Accounts Payable Job Description
Responsible for a variety of detailed tasks involving the preparation and maintenance of accounts payable.
Requirements: Education equivalent to an Associate in Accounting and two years accounting experience OR High School Diploma and four years accounting experience required.
Starting wage: $10.36 – 12.37 per hour plus benefits. Full-Time; 40 hours/wk.
Apply at or send resume to New River Community Action, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA  24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org.
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

CENTER AIDE
Blacksburg Head Start
PDF|Center Aide Job Description
Responsible for assisting staff with supervision and guidance of children in the classroom; picking up, serving lunch and cleaning up after meals; other housekeeping duties within the center.
Required: High School diploma or GED. Experience working with preschool children preferred.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Full-time; 40 hrs/wk, 9 months/year (Mid August through mid-May)
Starting wage: $8.52 – $10.17/hr (depending upon qualifications), plus benefits.
This position is eligible to apply for summer unemployment benefits for additional income.
Additional compensation is given for being Bilingual (Spanish/English). Possession of valid driver’s license and good driving record required. NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background and driving record checks, drug testing, and an employment physical.
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA 24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

BUS DRIVER-Part Time
Floyd Head Start
PDF|Bus Driver Job Description
Responsible for safely transporting children to and from the Head Start Program. Maintains a safe environment and upholds all safety regulations. Assures that all children are contained in approved safety restraint systems.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Part-time; 12 hrs/wk, 9 months/year (Late August through mid-May)
Starting wage: $14.57 – $17.40/hr (depending upon qualifications)
High School diploma or GED required and one year of CDL driving experience. Must possess at least a Class C Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsement.
This position is eligible to apply for summer unemployment benefits for additional income.
Additional compensation is given for being Bilingual (Spanish/English). Possession of valid driver’s license and good driving record required. NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background and driving record checks, drug testing, and an employment physical.
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA 24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

CHIP FAMILY EDUCATOR
PDF| CHIP Family Educator job description 
New River Valley
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 a human service agency or program OR an Associate’s Degree in human services plus four years related experience with a human service agency or program.
Part-Time position (25 hrs/wk)-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 record required.
Applications accepted until until position filled.

 

Substitutes (On-call, as needed basis)
Head Start
Substitute job description|PDF
New River Community Action Head Start is currently accepting applications for substitute positions throughout the New River Valley.
Responsible for assisting classroom staff in carrying out daily curriculum, supervision of children, meal preparation, cleaning duties, etc.
Requires a minimum of High School diploma or GED.  TB test and criminal record checks are required for all positions.
These positions are an on-call, as needed basis with no guarantee of hours.
$8.52/hr. 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: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org.