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Employment2021-12-08T11:49:06-04:00

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley is currently accepting applications for the following position at this time.

Emergency Shelter Program Coordinator (full-time)

This is a full-time position and will be responsible for the direction, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the shelter program as well as all emergency shelter clients and counseling activities. This is a leadership position in the organization and is responsible for leading the shelter in the use of voluntary and trauma-informed practices.

Qualifications include an understanding of the issues of sexual and domestic violence, the ability to provide crisis intervention and deliver services in a culturally sensitive manner. The candidate must also have the ability to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours and must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and be insurable through the WRC’s insurance policy. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in the human services-related field and five years of related experience, including supervisory experience. The beginning salary for this position is $47,000.

Job Description

Residential Children’s Counselor (full-time)

The Residential Children’s Counselor will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of children’s services at the WRC Emergency Shelter. Including providing individual and group counseling for children and case management to their families. The Residential Children’s Counselor also provides crisis intervention and advocacy to a small caseload of children who have experienced sexual or domestic violence but are not living at the WRC Emergency Shelter. The position will share on-call duties with other client services staff. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.

Qualifications include an understanding of the issues of sexual and domestic violence, experience working with children, the ability to provide crisis intervention and deliver services in a culturally sensitive manner. The candidate must also have the ability to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours and must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and be insurable through the WRC’s insurance policy. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in the human services-related field and one year of related experience.

Job Description

Organizational Information

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley, Inc. (WRC) is a local non-profit organization providing advocacy, programs, and services to women, men and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. In addition, the WRC is a leader in educating the community on interpersonal violence, violence prevention and healthy relationships.

The WRC offers competitive salaries and benefits including paid leave time, paid holidays, paid company life insurance, paid company retirement after completing one year of employment and a flexible cafeteria plan including group health, dental, vision, and spending for employees working 30 hours or more per week.

The WRC conducts pre-employment background checks including CPS and VA State Police, and driving record checks. Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

The WRCNRV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of historically underserved populations, people of color, women, people of the LGBTQ+ community, and people of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As an organization, the WRC is committed to an inclusive workplace and supporting staff with ongoing career development opportunities.

The WRC provides all new full-time staff with 50 hours of crisis intervention and topical training in addition to organizational on-boarding. Training for part-time employees is tailored to the needs of the job position. As a 501(c)(3) organization, full-time employment at the WRC may qualify you for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program through the U.S. Department of Education. Click here for more information.

To Apply

To apply for a position with the WRC, please send a cover letter, resume and references to WRCNRV, PO Box 477, Radford, VA  24143; or E-mail to communications@wrcnrv.org. Please include the title of the job position in the subject line.