Employment Qualifications

For careers in mental health counseling, case management and life skills, a variety of positions are available – from those requiring a high school diploma or the equivalent to those requiring advanced degrees and significant experience. There is something for you if you are interested in healing trauma and restoring hope.
Applications are being accepted for positions posted below. Details regarding qualifications for the specific position and instructions on how to apply will be included in the job posting.

If you are interested in a clinical internship, please visit our Volunteer page.

The mission of Family Service is to transform lives by healing trauma and restoring hope to families and individuals of all ages through counseling, case management and life skills education.

All Family Service employees are committed to the following values:

  • professional and ethical behavior.
  • consistent, purposeful communication to promote engagement.
  • creativity and innovation.
  • quality in our program services and our interactions with the community.
  • diversity and cultural sensitivity.
  • being a part of a caring community.

We recognize inherent strengths in every individual and assume positive intent in every interaction. Employees must be able to work effectively, in whatever capacity dictated by the position, with the populations we serve.

Benefits are offered to full-time employees and general questions may be directed to Joan Bird, Chief Financial Officer at jbird@nullfsrv.org or 540-795-4672.


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Case Manager – Full-time position available with Family Service of Roanoke Valley providing comprehensive casework services and advocacy for clients in Guardianship program.  Position involves traveling and we are currently seeking a case manager to provide services to clients in the Roanoke and surrounding areas. Degree related to human services preferred. Experience specific to working with ID/DD adults would be valuable. Must be comfortable with technology, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Forward resume and cover letter indicating the position to:

Pam Adams
Director of Guardianship

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) – Flexible hours available in an agency setting serving people who truly need your help. Family Service of Roanoke Valley is seeking social workers or counselors to work part-time, earning extra income and providing outpatient counseling services in an office or in-home setting. Evening or day hours available. Requirements: Licensed by State of VA; insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid eligible.

Forward resume and cover letter indicating the position to:

Sharon Thacker
President and CEO

Youth Development Specialists – Are you interested in working with a diverse and engaged group of professionals committed to empowering youth? Do you like to provide opportunities for youth to give back to our community? Does working with youth in their school, after-school, and neighborhood environments sound exciting to you?

Family Service of Roanoke Valley is seeking full and part-time professionals to provide life skills programming and group service learning opportunities to youth. A Bachelor’s degree is desired and experience working with youth is required. Bi-lingual applicants for all languages are highly encouraged to apply, and there is an immediate need for a Spanish-speaking youth development specialist. Each applicant must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License and have an insured vehicle to transport youth.

Forward resume and cover letter indicating the position to:

Karen Pillis
Director of Youth Development

EOE / Drug Free Workplace