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 a criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and driving record checks and drug test and employment physical.  Fingerprinting is also required for all Head Start employees.
  • 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 a 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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Note:  You must download the application, complete and save before you email. It is not an online application process. 

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. 


ASSISTANT TEACHER
Floyd Head Start
PDF|Head Start Assistant Teacher 

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; 38 hrs/wk. Academic calendar (August through May).
Starting wage: $10.46 – $12.49 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.
NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background checks, driving record checks and drug testing. Physical and TB test are required.  Fingerprinting is also required for all Head Start employees.
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: August 21, 2017, 5:00 PM or until the position is filled.

CENTER AIDE
Christiansburg Head
Start
PDF|Head Start Center Aide
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, Nine months/year (Mid August through mid-May)
Starting wage: $8.61- $10.28/hr (depending upon qualifications). 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, child abuse/neglect check, and driving record checks, drug testing, Tb test and an employment physical. Fingerprinting is also required for all Head Start employees.
Apply at or send resume to NRCA, 1093 East Main St, Radford, VA 24141; Fax: (540) 633-2585; e-mail: tgreenhalgh@nrcaa.org.
Application Deadline: 8/16/2017 or until the position is filled.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST
Radford
PDF|Accounts Payable Specialist
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. NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background, driving record checks, and drug testing.
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.

 

RAPID REHOUSING COUNSELOR
Homeless/Housing Programs
PDF| Housing Counselor job description
Administrative Office-Radford, VA
Responsible for housing counseling for low -income people in NRV who are or may become homeless and support services to find and maintain permanent housing.
Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field or another degree with an equivalent number of credits in the human services field plus one year of related experience OR An Associate’s Degree in Human Services or a related field or another degree with an equivalent number of credits in the human services field plus four years related experience.  Housing Counselor certification is required, and training will be provided.
Full-time, 40 hours per week, starting wage: $13.88 – $16.57/hr (depending upon qualifications) plus benefits.  Additional compensation for being Bilingual (Spanish/English).
NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background and driving record checks and drug & alcohol testing. An employment physical is also required.
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.

 

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.