Job Opportunities

Are you wanting to make a difference in someone’s life?

Clinch Valley Community Action (CVCA) is an equal opportunity employer.

CVCA is currently accepting resumes and applications for the following positions.  Completed applications can be submitted by mail to the address listed below. CVCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • All applicants must complete criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and DMV background check forms
  • All employees are subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing throughout employment.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Send separate application for each position and indicate which position/location for which applying

Job Postings

Sexual Assault Advocate

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Full-time

RATE OF PAY:  $11.38 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  40

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  12

LOCATION:   Russell County

DUTIES: :    The Sexual Assault Advocate is responsible for case management/assessment, advocacy and peer counseling for individuals and families experiencing sexual assault. Responsibilities include interviewing, gathering case information, following up with clients, maintaining files and performing data entry.  She/He is responsible for providing peer counseling, helping clients set goals, documenting client interaction, providing limited transportation and offering case management. He/She will be responsible for providing coverage for the agency hotline, educating clients about dynamics of sexual assault and options/resources available, and meeting ROMA goals. Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job;

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred and/or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job;
  • Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of counseling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including crisis intervention and case management skills beneficial;
  • Must exercise sound judgment, cope with stress and crisis situations in a calm manner and who models non-violent behavior;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Must be able and willing to attend out of town, overnight meetings;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours;
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision; and
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and preferably databases;

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: First Aid and CPR preferred;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must have access to vehicle, have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Must be willing to submit to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, or post accident drug/alcohol test, criminal record check, child protective services check, and DMV check. May be required to attend out-of-town and overnight travel;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and this position may require constant or extensive standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, hearing, seeing, speaking and lifting;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns);

HOW TO APPLY:   If you are not a current employee, intern, or volunteer with CVCA, please submit employment application to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA 24630 or e-mail to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org. You may find the employment application at www.clinchvalleycaa.org under Employment or pick up an application atCVCA’s Main Office at 1379 Tazewell Avenue, North Tazewell, VA  24630.

If you are a current employee, intern, or volunteer with CVCA, submit your interest by e-mail to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org.

DEADLINE: Friday, May 29, 2020, by close of business or until the position is filled.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Head Start Center Aide/Bus Driver

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY: Starting at $8.98 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Will be assigned in Smyth County

DUTIES:  The Center Aide/Bus Driver is responsible for providing support to classroom staff and/or conducts bus route in a way that ensures safety and exemplifies the Head Start goals of providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically.  The Center Aide/Bus Driver works with all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the Center, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of their children.  This position requires regular attendance and punctuality as an essential part of the job function.

EDUCATION:  Must have a high school diploma or GED. Prefer one year experience in working with pre-school children; Must be proficient in oral and written skills; Must have knowledge of Head Start state and federal regulations governing the transportation of preschool children.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Must have a valid CDL learner’s license at the time of the interview and within 60 days of employment secure a CDL driver’s license with proper endorsements; must have a satisfactory driving record. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening or PPD, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record check, must be proficient in English,

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, standing, speaking, and hearing

PREFERENCES AND HOW TO APPLY:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns are given preference if they possess the qualifications needed for this position)  You must complete and return an application—(resumes’ may be submitted with the application). Application may be found on CVCA’s website at www.clinchvalleycaa.org under Employment.

Current employees need only submit an email of intent to the individuals below.

DEADLINE: Last date applications/e-mails will be accepted will be May 27, 2020, 12:00 noon, or until such time the position is filled.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to Chris Thompson chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org, or Shelia Smith ssmith@clinchvalleycaa.org,mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630. 

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Family Service Advocate with 2 classrooms

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

RATE OF PAY:  $10.26 per hour

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Avg. 44 weeks, 40 hours per week

NUMBER OF MONTHS PER YEAR:  10 months

LOCATION:   Currently assigned to McCready Head Start Center, but subject to change

DUTIES:  The Family Service Advocate is responsible for building strong, nurturing relationships with the families of enrolled children to identify barriers to self-sufficiency.  Using the Family Partnership Agreement, the Family Service Advocate assists families to set goals to ensure independence from public assistance.  This individual facilitates the use of resources and serves as a source of support and is responsible for recruiting children into the program.  Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential job function.

EDUCATION:  Must have, within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field. Prefer one year experience working with families. Good verbal and written communication skills.  Must have good computer skills.  Must have an awareness of, knowledge, and experience in the needs of low-income families.  Must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.  Must have ability to work with other resource agencies, staff, and families. 

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION: Must possess a CDL or secure a CDL within 90 days of hire. Must possess or secure First Aid/CPR Certification

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must get TB screening, Physical, CPS, DMV, Criminal Record  check, must be proficient in English, Valid Driver’s License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns)

HOW TO APPLY:   E-Mail

DEADLINE: Open until filled

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail to chris.thompson@clinchvalleycaa.org

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