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.

CAREERS BEGIN HERE:

Coordinator of Community Counseling

Family Service of Roanoke Valley is growing!  We are hiring for a Coordinator of Community Counseling to provide administrative oversight to a variety of community based programs offered in homes, schools and after-school settings.  Additional job responsibilities will include providing mental health services to clients to be determined based on the applicant’s education and experience.  A bachelor’s degree in a social science or Special Education is required with the QMHP-C credential.  A license-eligible candidate with a Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling is preferred.  Supervision toward licensure will be offered. This full-time position will supervise 3-5 staff members and will be responsible for maintaining and building community partnerships.  Bi-lingual proficiency, an understanding of trauma and a past history of working with youth and families are assets. Each applicant must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License and have an insured vehicle.

Forward resumes indicating interest to:
Karen Pillis
kpillis@nullfsrv.org
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
360 Campbell Avenue
Roanoke VA 24016

Community-Based Counselors

Family Service of Roanoke Valley is growing!  We are hiring mental health professionals to provide programming and services in a variety of settings including office-based, home-based, schools and after-school settings.  The client populations include children and families.  A bachelor’s or master’s degree candidate with a QMPH-C or QMHP-T is preferred.  Supervision toward licensure is available.  Part-time and full-time candidates will be considered.  Bi-lingual proficiency, an understanding of trauma, and past work experience with youth and families  are assets.  Each applicant must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License and have an insured vehicle.

Forward resumes indicating interest to:
Karen Pillis
kpillis@nullfsrv.org
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
360 Campbell Avenue
Roanoke VA 24016

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.  Each applicant must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License and have an insured vehicle in order to transport youth.

Forward resumes indicating interest to:
Jamie Starkey
jstarkey@nullfsrv.org
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
360 Campbell Avenue
Roanoke VA 24016

AmeriCorps VISTA Network & Resource Development

AmeriCorps VISTAs – Currently seeking a talented, motivated individual who is interested in gaining valuable experience and helping reduce the stigma of mental health and substance use. Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Join Family Service of Roanoke Valley, an organization that transforms lives by healing trauma and restoring hope to families and individuals of all ages through mental health counseling, case management and life skills education. Since 1901, we have been serving the people of Roanoke, VA, responding to community needs in creative and innovative ways. Today, we sit at the center of our community’s human service landscape, and are committed to leading the way in addressing capacity needs among mental health care providers. Roanoke is surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, and is a thriving and caring community, with lots of outdoor recreation and diverse community experiences, arts and culture and young professional groups. Family Service is seeking a college graduate to jump in and put their own mark on direct marketing, community relations, and resource mapping efforts. We are looking for self-starters who want to add projects and products to his/her portfolio and to make a true difference in our community. You will work hand-in-hand with organization leaders to research and develop materials, meet community partners and identify opportunities to connect people to resources. You will meet community leaders and participate in networking and training. You will learn programs and applications used for e-marketing, website design, social media, market research and asset mapping. You will be engaged in grassroots work and gain experience in non-profit management.

The allowance rate for the area is $12,311. The assignment begins on January 21, 2020 and ends approximately January 21, 2021. You will be placed full-time for the assignment, but are allowed to work another job during off hours.

Complete the online AmeriCorps application for the Family Service Mental Health and Opioid Resource Development position: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=84883&fromSearch=true

Email resume to: jstarkey@nullfsrv.org

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:

  • Roanoke, VA 24016 (Preferred)

EOE / Drug Free Workplace