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.


OVC Project Manager

The OVC Grant Project Manager is responsible for supporting the administrative, data collection, and outreach efforts for the Roanoke Valley Collective Response. This position will be responsible for quarterly needs assessments, implementing a shareable, searchable data tool of mental health and substance use resources in the identified geographical area and managing communications to members of the collective including meetings, announcements, and Blueprint information. This position will also be responsible for communications between the Collective Response and FSRV.  The position is a full-time position.A Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable subject is preferred with knowledge and skills in public health, data collection and reporting. Demonstrated experience and competence in written and verbal communication is required. A foundational level of knowledge of substance use, poverty and trauma is necessary. The employee will work remotely with flexible work hours with day to day supervision offered through the Collective Response to the Opioid Crisis steering committee.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to: Karen Pillis, Director of Mental Health Services, kpillis@nullfsrv.org

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
Family Service of Roanoke Valley
360 Campbell Avenue
Roanoke VA 24016

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