Employment Opportunities

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls is currently accepting resumes for the following positions. Please forward resumes to Angela Miller in Human Resourses amiller@boysandgirlshome.org.

Executive Assistant

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) is seeking a full time Executive Assistant to provide administrative support and enhance the effectiveness of the President. S/he provides support services to the VHBG Board of Governors, the VHBG Foundation Board of Directors, and various Board committees. This position is responsible for coordination of certain office management operations in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Core duties and responsibilities:

  1. Proactively support all administrative needs of the office of the President.
  2. Prepare, edit and proofread presentations and correspondence.
  3. Provide administrative and logistical support to the VHBG and VHBG Foundation Boards, including schedule management, timely preparation of meeting materials, and timely and accurate follow-up.
  4. Provide administrative and logistical support to the Standing Committees of the VHBG the VHBG Foundation Boards, plus other ad hoc committees as necessary.
  5. Provide back-up to front desk personnel.
  6. Support the administrative needs of the senior management team, as needed.
  7. Perform assigned office management tasks.

Qualifications/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred; 5+ years providing executive level support required; Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

 Knowledge/Skills:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (at a minimum to include Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook); Excellent oral and written communication skills required in order to prepare letters, reports, presentations and other documents; Must have excellent organizational and time management skills in order to proactively manage the office of the president in the most efficient way possible;  Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines, set priorities, and maintain confidentiality; Must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism when dealing with the public and co-workers; Must possess a positive attitude when working with all levels of management, board members, donors, clients and other stakeholders.

Submit cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to jobs@boysandgirlshome.org with subject line “Executive Assistant.”  Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience; Benefits package is competitive. EOE www.boysandgirlshome.org.

Group Care Services Teaching-Parent

As a member of the treatment team, Group Home Teaching Parents implement and monitor each child’s individualized treatment plan providing flexible guidance based on the child’s level of achievement and readiness for self-responsibility.  The Group Home Teaching Parents serve as the “Primary Workers” providing advocacy and support to address individual client issues, needs, and concerns.  Responsibilities include serving as a leader and positive role model for every child, and providing teaching and support around social, coping, daily living, academic, healthy relationship and independent living skills.  The Group Home Teaching Parent manages and implements all systems, rules and routines in a consistent, predictable and nurturing manner in order to foster positive growth and development of each child placed in the program.

Experience and Education:

  • Must meet qualifications to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional; At least a bachelor’s degree in a human service field or special education from an accredited college without one year of clinical experience; or at least a bachelor’s degree in a nonrelated field and is enrolled in a master’s or doctoral clinical program, taking the equivalent of at least three credit hours per semester and is employed by a provider that has a triennial license issued by the department and has a department and DMAS-approved supervision training program; must have a Virginia Driver’s License with driving record in good standing.

PRN/Contract Mentors and Home-Based Counselors

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls – Richmond, VA

Virginia Home for Boys & Girls has immediate part-time opportunities available for Mentors and Home-Based counselors to work in a supportive, dynamic, and professional environment.

Mentors provide valuable one-on-one mentoring to at-risk youth including organizing structured activities within the surrounding community. This position focuses on helping youth develop psychosocial skills, connections to resources, and collaboration with other services in which the youth is engaged.  (Bi-lingual Preferred)

Home-based Counselors are responsible for providing direct counseling services to individuals and families and coordinates these services within the youth’s overall service plan. Services take place in homes and the community, and rely on fully engaging the family in therapeutic services.  Experience in home-based counseling or intensive in-home counseling is required.  (QMHP/Bi-lingual Preferred)

Interested applicants should indicate for which position they are applying and may apply for both as minimum requirements are met.  Applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check, must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license, able to provide own form of transportation, and proof of insurance.  If interested, contact: www.boysandgirlshome.org. Human Resources, Virginia Home for Boys & Girls, 8716 W. Broad Street, Henrico, VA 23294 Fax: (804) 270-0479

Teaching-Parents

Our campus has opportunities for married couples to become professional Teaching- Parents and live and work in a home with up to 8 adolescents ages 11-17. VHBG is a certified sponsor site for the international Teaching-Family Model. Training is provided in this model of care and Teaching-Parents have opportunities, as they develop their skills, to become certified in the model. Responsibilities include: interacting with and consulting with various adults/professionals to help residents develop successful life skills, managing a house budget, providing a family-style atmosphere and advocating for all adolescents in your care. Relevant education in the human services field and/or experience with adolescents is preferred, but not required. The strong desire to create a lifestyle centered on working directly with adolescents in a supportive, nurturing home environment is a must. Competitive salary includes free room and board and is complemented by an excellent benefits plan.


Human Resources Manager
Angela Miller

Angela Miller has worked in Human Resources at VHBG since 2008. She holds a B.S. in Biology from Texas Southern University and has a Masters in Healthcare Human Resources from Texas State University-San Marcos. She is a member of (SHRM) Society for Human Resource Management.