Job Opportunities

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Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@nvfs.org. You will receive a confirmation of your submission when you apply by email. The Hiring Manager will contact you directly to schedule an interview if your qualifications and experience appear to be a suitable match and you are selected for an interview. If you do not see a position that is right for you at this time, we hope you will revisit us to learn about future opportunities.

Current Openings

Bilingual Family Support Worker

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Alexandria VA

The Family Support Worker (FSW) initiates and maintains regular contact with families, primarily in their homes, establishes trusting relationships with families, and assists in strengthening parent-child relationships. The Family Support Worker works with parents to provide education in parenting, health and nutrition, problem-solving, stress management, and links parents to community resources. This is done through proper planning and regular home visits to first time parents who are expecting or have just had their baby. In addition, the FSW will conduct screenings, quarterly parent-child group meetings, and maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of family’s files in accordance with program requirements.

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Part of the nationwide Healthy Families America initiative of Prevent Child Abuse America, Healthy Families of Northern Virginia Family Service offers comprehensive support and guidance through home visitation to vulnerable parents. The mission of HF is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes, enhance the development of very young children, and promote healthy family functioning.

 

The Family Support Worker (FSW) initiates and maintains regular contact with families, primarily in their homes, establishes trusting relationships with families, and assists in strengthening parent-child relationships. The Family Support Worker works with parents to provide education in parenting, health and nutrition, problem-solving, stress management, and links parents to community resources. This is done through proper planning and regular home visits to first time parents who are expecting or have just had their baby. In addition, the FSW will conduct screenings, quarterly parent-child group meetings, and maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of family’s files in accordance with program requirements.

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work with a caseload of approximately 15 – 25 families
  • Conduct client home visits on a regularly assigned schedule with the goal of establishing a trusting relationship
  • Prepare appropriate Family Partnership Agreements, curriculum and activities for home visits
  • Prepare activities for and facilitate group socialization experiences and field trips for families
  • Provide appropriate parenting modeling, education, and other supportive services as outlined in the Healthy Families curriculum
  • Conduct developmental screening and evaluations using such instruments as ASQ, ASQ-SE, and Health and Nutrition Questionnaire with families
  • Make referrals to other services as needed and work with other community providers to provide collaborative services to clients
  • Prepare reports, documentation, and maintain client files in accordance with program requirements and NVFS guidelines

 

Education and experience required:

  • High school diploma required
  • At least one (1) year experience working with children aged 0-3 and families
  • Oral and written proficiency in English, with Spanish proficiency required
  • Experience providing services to immigrants and culturally diverse populations preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule within a 37.5 hour work week
  • Ability to climb steps, lift up to 10 pounds, and get on the floor with children
  • Comfort with undesirable home conditions
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Bilingual Health Access Eligibility and Enrollment Specialist

This is a full-time, benefited position located in Alexandria, VA.
Location: VA

The Health Access Eligibility & Enrollment Specialist will conduct screening, assessment and intake for clients to determine their eligibility for enrollment into appropriate safety net programs at specific locations of service; they may serve as an advocate and liaison for, and on behalf of, a client.

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The Health Access Eligibility & Enrollment Specialist will conduct screening, assessment and intake for clients to determine their eligibility for enrollment into appropriate safety net programs at specific locations of service; they may serve as an advocate and liaison for, and on behalf of, a client. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

 

Health access safety net programs serve low-income, uninsured children and adults by linking program participants with free and/or low cost physician-prescribed medications and/or community health safety net programs. NVFS works in close partnership with area clinics, health centers, hospitals, Community Services Boards, and safety net providers across the region to ensure efficient services and high quality customer care. This Health Access Eligibility & Enrollment Specialist will serve the Medical Care for Children Partnership Program (MCCP).

 

Job duties include:

  • Conducts initial screenings to determine eligibility for program services. Provides assessments of application & supporting documentation, performs interviews, intake and needed follow up as required to enroll clients into appropriate programs for assistance with health needs.
  • Responds to clients in a timely manner regarding requests for one-time medical appointments with requisite supportive services on an as needed basis.
  • Collaborates with other program team members such as a facility’s clinical staff and Fairfax County to screen for eligibility for Medicaid, the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) program, NVFS’ Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP), the Community Health Care Network, and other safety net health care services.
  • Provides program education to facility staff professionals, community stakeholders and potential clients in order to support and facilitate collaborative services.
  • Conducts outreach at events with stakeholders in the community at schools, fairs, partner organizations and with government agencies.
  • Makes referrals or provides resources for clients to other services as needed and works with other community providers to provide collaborative services to clients when possible.
  • Provides reports related to program outputs and program objectives and client narratives as scheduled and on as needed basis.
  • Maintains client files in a timely manner and in accordance with program requirements and NVFS guidelines and enters required information in program database(s).
  • Maintains current level of knowledge on program software and other information on medical and other safety net assistance programs.

 

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other social service field from an accredited college or university.
  • Prefer two (2) years related work experience in eligibility and enrollment or case management.
  • Demonstrated written and spoken bilingual language skills in Spanish/English required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet outreach needs – occasional evenings and weekends.

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Housing Counselor II

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Woodbridge VA

The Housing Counselor II will provide assistance in building client self-sufficiency around family systems, housing, budgeting, employment, educational training, health, and other human services, with an emphasis on long-term economic and housing stability in keeping with the Housing 1st goals. The Housing Counselor II is assigned to residential based clients at the Hilda Barg Homeless Prevention Center.

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Northern Virginia Family Service provides a comprehensive set of services designed to address the root cause of poverty and homelessness within the Northern Virginia area. Housing Counselors are case managers who provide intake; coordinate and monitor the assessment, treatment/intervention planning process and follow-up for each client; and serve as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of client.

The Housing Counselor II will provide assistance in building client self-sufficiency around family systems, housing, budgeting, employment, educational training, health, and other human services, with an emphasis on long-term economic and housing stability in keeping with the Housing 1st goals. The Housing Counselor II is assigned to residential based clients at the Hilda Barg Homeless Prevention Center.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct comprehensive initial screening process to determine eligibility for program services, providing assessment, intake and enrollment where appropriate.
  • Manage a caseload of specific clients including developing Service Goal Plan, budgeting, and monitoring of client’s compliance with program rules.
  • Conduct and document client meetings to monitor progress; maintain client files.
  • Conduct outreach and establish network of community resources and services.
  • Make referrals to other services as needed and work with other community providers to provide collaborative services to clients.
  • Maintain data in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and MARS/ETO, ensuring that entries meet or exceed requirements.

Education and experience required:

  • BSW/ BA degree is preferred (equivalent degree and/or experience)
  • Experience with vulnerable and/or diverse population.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet client needs – occasional evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Housing Counselor Certification a plus
  • Knowledge of Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) a plus
  • Successful completion of background checks, CPR Certification and a TB test is required upon hire

 This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
Careers@nvfs.org

Housing Counselor II

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Oakton VA

The Housing Counselor II will provide assistance in building client self-sufficiency around family systems, housing, budgeting, employment, educational training, health, and other human services, with an emphasis on long-term economic and housing stability in keeping with the Housing 1st goals. The Housing Counselor II could be assigned to residential or community based clients through the Northern Virginia region.

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Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) is the provider for the Emergency Solutions Grant, an integral component of the Fairfax County’s Housing Blueprint. NVFS works in partnership with other Fairfax nonprofit organizations including, FACETS, Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services, New Hope Housing, Corner Stones Virginia, Shelter House and Volunteers of America – Chesapeake. Services offered will focus on populations of greatest housing need in the county.

The Housing Counselor II will provide assistance in building client self-sufficiency around family systems, housing, budgeting, employment, educational training, health, and other human services, with an emphasis on long-term economic and housing stability in keeping with the Housing 1st goals. The Housing Counselor II could be assigned to residential or community based clients through the Northern Virginia region.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct comprehensive initial screening process to determine eligibility for program services, providing assessment, intake and enrollment where appropriate.
  • Manage a caseload of specific clients including developing Service Goal Plan, budgeting, and monitoring of client’s compliance with program rules.
  • Conduct and document client meetings to monitor progress.
  • Conduct phone follow-up after completion of the program.
  • Conduct outreach and establish network of community resources and services.
  • Make referrals to other services as needed and work with other community providers to provide collaborative services to clients.
  • Conduct unit inspections to ensure compliance with safety and federal/funder regulations.
  • Conduct and document home visits to document progress and ensure that clients still meet program guidelines and eligibility.
  • Process re-certifications as per funder’s requirements.
  • Outreach to landlords for mediation, negotiation, and tenant relations.
  • Monitor direct assistance that can be used for financial support, rent, utility, and security deposit payments.
  • Compile and prepare appropriate tenant/landlord contracts and landlord check request payments to ensure timely delivery.

Education and experience required:

  • Must have one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university with one (1) year of case management experience OR
    • Associate’s degree with at least two (2) years related work experience.
  • Housing Counselor Certification a plus
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Farsi, Urdu, or American Sign Language preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet client needs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
Careers@nvfs.org

Program Specialist – Bridging Affordability

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Oakton VA

The Program Specialist performs complex and confidential administrative related functions to ensure the program’s operations flow smoothly. The Specialist will provide essential coordination and oversight relating to the administrative requirements and provide quality customer service to BA landlords, partners and participants. The Specialist will assist in ensuring that the program is ready to respond to all requests for data and audits. If partner case assignment is delayed, the Specialist may also be asked to carry a small BA caseload (up to four households) until the case manager is assigned and notified.

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Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) is the provider for the Bridging Affordability (BA) Program, an integral component of the Fairfax County’s Housing Blueprint and will provide long-term rental subsidies to homeless individuals and families and households on the county’s affordable housing waiting lists. The NVFS Collaborative includes nine nonprofit organizations: Northern Virginia Family Service, Alternative House, FACETS, Family Pass, Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services, Homestretch, New Hope Housing, Corner Stones Virginia, and Volunteers of America – Chesapeake. Services offered will focus on populations of greatest need in the county with an emphasis on those who are homeless and persons with disabilities. In addition to providing rental subsidies to eligible households, other components of the Program will include leveraging more than $6.6 million in non-county resources in the form of supportive services, volunteer contributions and fair market rent discounts in units owned by the Collaborative members.

The Program Specialist performs complex and confidential administrative related functions to ensure the program’s operations flow smoothly. The Specialist will provide essential coordination and oversight relating to the administrative requirements and provide quality customer service to BA landlords, partners and participants. The Specialist will assist in ensuring that the program is ready to respond to all requests for data and audits. If partner case assignment is delayed, the Specialist may also be asked to carry a small BA caseload (up to four households) until the case manager is assigned and notified.

 

Job duties include:

  • Maintain responsibility for general administrative support functions to the department to ensure efficient program processes and procedures in support of the Bridging Affordability Program
  • Answer phone calls and respond to requests from clients, landlords, non-profit partners and county staff
  • Conduct comprehensive initial screening process to determine eligibility for program services and/or voucher eligibility
  • Process intake and enrollment when appropriate
  • Ensure that documentation sent by non-profit partners is accurate and demonstrate eligibility for the program guidelines
  • Work with landlords to ensure that payments are accepted and timely
  • Monitor, track and report on direct assistance and clients per each non-profit agency
  • Track client information and ensure integrity of data collection
  • Prepare monthly reports to county and other partners
  • Provide support in events planning
  • Prepare and assemble materials for various meetings

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree (may be substituted with two years of related work experience for every year of college)
  • Two (2) years of related work experience in administrative support preferred
  • Strong math, editing, document review, and communication skills
  • Bilingual skills in Arabic, Spanish, ASL or other language a plus
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Bilingual Family Support Worker

This is a full-time, benefited position located in Annandale, VA.
Location: VA

The Family Support Worker (FSW) initiates and maintains regular contact with families, primarily in their homes, establishes trusting relationships with families, and assists in strengthening parent-child relationships. The Family Support Worker works with parents to provide education in parenting, health and nutrition, problem-solving, stress management, and links parents to community resources. This is done through proper planning and regular home visits to first time parents who are expecting or have just had their baby. In addition, the FSW will conduct screenings, quarterly parent-child group meetings, and maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of family’s files in accordance with program requirements.

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Part of the nationwide Healthy Families America initiative of Prevent Child Abuse America, Healthy Families of Northern Virginia Family Service offers comprehensive support and guidance through home visitation to vulnerable parents. The mission of HF is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes, enhance the development of very young children, and promote healthy family functioning.

The Family Support Worker (FSW) initiates and maintains regular contact with families, primarily in their homes, establishes trusting relationships with families, and assists in strengthening parent-child relationships. The Family Support Worker works with parents to provide education in parenting, health and nutrition, problem-solving, stress management, and links parents to community resources. This is done through proper planning and regular home visits to first time parents who are expecting or have just had their baby. In addition, the FSW will conduct screenings, quarterly parent-child group meetings, and maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of family’s files in accordance with program requirements.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work with a caseload of approximately 15 – 25 families
  • Conduct client home visits on a regularly assigned schedule with the goal of establishing a trusting relationship
  • Prepare appropriate Family Partnership Agreements, curriculum and activities for home visits
  • Prepare activities for and facilitate group socialization experiences and field trips for families
  • Provide appropriate parenting modeling, education, and other supportive services as outlined in the Healthy Families curriculum
  • Conduct developmental screening and evaluations using such instruments as ASQ, ASQ-SE, and Health and Nutrition Questionnaire with families
  • Make referrals to other services as needed and work with other community providers to provide collaborative services to clients
  • Prepare reports, documentation, and maintain client files in accordance with program requirements and NVFS guidelines

Education and experience required:

  • High school diploma required
  • At least one (1) year experience working with children aged 0-3 and families
  • Oral and written proficiency in English, with Spanish proficiency required
  • Experience providing services to immigrants and culturally diverse populations preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule within a 37.5 hour work week
  • Ability to climb steps, lift up to 10 pounds, and get on the floor with children
  • Comfort with undesirable home conditions
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Grant Writer & Coordinator

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Oakton VA

Working under the direction of the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Grant Writer and Coordinator is primarily responsible for prospecting funding opportunities and writing grant proposals to compellingly communicate Northern Virginia Family Service’s mission and programs to potential funders. The Grant Writer and Coordinator develops and writes grant proposals, including assembling grant requests for timely submission, and works collaboratively with Agency staff.

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Working under the direction of the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, the Grant Writer and Coordinator is primarily responsible for prospecting funding opportunities and writing grant proposals to compellingly communicate Northern Virginia Family Service’s mission and programs to potential funders. The Grant Writer and Coordinator develops and writes grant proposals, including assembling grant requests for timely submission, and works collaboratively with Agency staff.

Essential Job Duties:
Prospecting

  • Research, identify, and manage prospective funding opportunities from corporate, community, and private foundations, understanding and identifying alignment between prospective funders and internal funding needs by service area.
  • Work collaboratively with senior leadership, Program Directors, and the Corporate and Foundation Relations team to review funding opportunities and deadlines and discuss funding needs and program alignment with funding opportunities.

Writing

  • Works collaboratively with Corporate and Foundation Relations team and designated Program Director(s) to develop, write, compile, and submit grant proposals to corporate, community, and private foundations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Grant Writer may be responsible for any of the following application components: letters of intent, full proposal narratives, budgets, various attachments, and other requirements as specified by the funder.
  • Provides editing services as needed to ensure that application and reporting documents accurately and thoroughly reflect the specified service area, program, and agency.
  • Successfully communicate Agency and program goals, activities, outcomes, and impact to prospective funders by:
    • Actively engaging in internal program planning and development conversations around funding needs; and
    • Researching and analyzing regional community needs data.

Management

  • Oversee the management of corporate and foundation grant application and reporting deadlines for assigned service areas.
  • Maintain Program Funding Workbooks, to include funding goals and funding achievements-to-date over the course of the fiscal year, for assigned service areas. Grant Writer will meet annually with program staff and Corporate and Foundation Relations team to help set annual goals and create tracking documentation to be utilized over the course of the fiscal year.
  • Maintain electronic filing system on SharePoint to ensure all elements of grant and contract files and properly labeled, stored, and accounted for. Works with the IT Department as necessary to ensure system accessibility for appropriate agency personnel.
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge database in accordance with NVFS and Development Team guidelines, to thoroughly track grant applications and funder relationship details.
  • Act as a liaison for contract requirements that pertain to communications and reporting requirements of community, corporate, and private grant awards.

Other

  • Assist Grants Team with tasks or special projects as needs arise, which may include conducting prospect research for new funding opportunities that align with the Agency’s mission and program goals.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Nonprofit Studies or related field required
  • At least three years of grant writing experience preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple Agency divisions with diverse staff at all levels to successfully garner information
  • Proven ability to research, analyze and systematically compile information from a variety of sources in an organized, cohesive manner with particular attention to detail
  • Proficiency in various foundation database search tools
  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet multiple deadlines and display strong organizational capability
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations in relation to grant requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • May be called upon to work beyond normal working hours
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire

***Please submit a cover letter, resume and one sample of a grant you have written (preferably, a grant written to a corporate, community or private foundation – the name doesn’t have to be disclosed) to careers@nvfs.org.***

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Bilingual Youth Counselor

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Oakton VA

The Youth Counselor will work with referred youths’ parents or guardians to increase effective communication and appropriate limit-setting, provide education about the signs of gang involvement or other negative behaviors, and provide information about the ways families can support their children so that they are less vulnerable to gang involvement and other unhealthy relationships. Referrals for any needed services are provided, ensuring that families are connected to a supportive network and formal and informal resources in their community.

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The mission of NVFS is to empower individuals and families to improve their quality of life, and to promote community cooperation and support in responding to family needs. The IPE program serves youth ages 10-21 who are at risk for gang involvement, are currently gang involved, or have been victimized by gang violence. The Youth Counselor will provide short-term case management services to address youth’s unique gang-intervention (for example, safety planning on how to leave a gang safely or refusal and resistance skills training to resist recruitment efforts).

The Youth Counselor will work with referred youths’ parents or guardians to increase effective communication and appropriate limit-setting, provide education about the signs of gang involvement or other negative behaviors, and provide information about the ways families can support their children so that they are less vulnerable to gang involvement and other unhealthy relationships. Referrals for any needed services are provided, ensuring that families are connected to a supportive network and formal and informal resources in their community.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Conduct intake and short-term case management services to assigned case load in accordance with IPE Service Delivery Model, including assessment, goal plan development, and referral
  • Provide gang awareness education to referred youth and their parents
  • Provide life skills education and intervention in accordance with client’s goal plan and resource needs
  • Participate in planning and implementation of group-based activities for IPE clients
  • Initiate and maintain collaborative contact with other providers working with the youth and their family, including the referral source, and appropriate school personnel in order to effectively coordinate service delivery and monitor client’s progress towards goals
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other community partners
  • Develop and implement plans to educate and increase gang awareness in the community
  • Prepare statistical and narrative reports as required

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or criminal justice from an accredited college or university
  • At least 2 years related direct service experience in human services, youth development, case management, and / or working with at-risk youth
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of gang dynamics
  • Oral and written proficiency in English, with Spanish proficiency required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Clean DMV record; valid U.S. driver’s license and own/reliable transportation
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; evening, weekend, and on-call availability required
  • Must be comfortable with undesirable home conditions
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Teacher Aide

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Arlington VA

Teachers are the heart of this program. The Teacher Aide will ensure safety of children, implement child activities, and supervise children in the classroom.

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Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers ages 0 to 3. The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning.

Teachers are the heart of this program. The Teacher Aide will ensure safety of children, implement child activities, and supervise children in the classroom.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assist the teacher in implementing classroom activities for each child in the class that provides a secure and enjoyable environment.
  • Organize materials and furniture that supports active and quiet playtime and assists teacher in modifying the classroom to respond to individual children’s needs.
  • Supervise all children’s indoor and outdoor activities while incorporating positive guidance techniques.
  • Assist teachers in observing and evaluating children’s learning styles and behaviors, and determining their readiness for new learning opportunities.
  • Assist teachers in completion of attendance, health checks, home correspondence, home visit forms, accident/incident reports, referrals, safety inspections, etc.
  • Create and maintain a positive working relationship with parents; provide regular feedback on children’s ongoing developmental successes and challenges.

Education and experience required:

  • High School diploma; encouraged to pursue further early childhood education
  • Able to complete requirements to obtain an Infants Toddler CDA in 12 months.
  • At least one (1) year experience working with children ages 0-3 and families
  • Oral and written proficiency in English required; bilingual skills a plus
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules and policy and procedures manuals
  • Ability to lift a child up to 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable coming into contact with sick children and taking care of toileting demands of children
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Health Coordinator

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Arlington VA

The Health Coordinator will plan, implement, oversee, and monitor on-going education and training of program staff on all aspects of health, safety, and nutrition for families with children ages birth to five.

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The Health Coordinator will plan, implement, oversee, and monitor on-going education and training of program staff on all aspects of health, safety, and nutrition for families with children ages birth to five. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

Job responsibilities include:

Client Service Delivery:

  • Ensure that HS and EHS programs are in compliance with Federal Performance Standards, licensing standards, and contract requirements in health and oral health, including regular review of children records for evidence of compliance.
  • Establish and maintain Health Services Advisory Committee of parents and professionals in the community.
  • Monitor the programs’ effectiveness in partnering with parents in the health and well-being of their child.
  • Monitor children’s access to ongoing medical and dental care and all necessary and recommended preventative medical and oral health care as prescribed by EPSDT.
  • Determine annual training needs for staff and parents, through observations, record review, and staff input.
  • Ensure comprehensive services to enrolled pregnant women and provide 2-week new born visits to identify family needs.
  • Train, engage, and monitor contract staff and interns who are working with health.
  • Must establish and maintain a system of oversight to ensure health requirements are met at all times.
  • Collaborate with center managers, program managers, and other service area coordinators to ensure effectiveness of program service delivery.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines. Must be able to use data to draw conclusions, report, identify strengths, and address program needs.
  • Support mid-year and yearly assessment of outcomes and impact of Health Services .

Compliance and Reporting Requirements:

  • Ensure that service delivery is performed according to and within the NVFS mission, policy/statewide directive/procedural directions/case management model, and contractual/licensing requirements.

Meeting and Community Outreach/Resource Participation:

  • Act as liaison with community, civic, and business groups on behalf of program; participate in appropriate community task force committees; develop and monitor public relations within the scope of Agency mission and goals.

Education and experience required:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience working in maternal/child health environment.
  • Experience providing training preferred.
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and the ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

Salary Range: $50,155 – $52,000

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Family Educator

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Sterling VA

Family Educators (FE) initiate and maintain regular contact with families, primarily in their homes. They establish trusting relationships with families and assist in strengthening the parent-child bond for prenatal mothers and young children ages birth to three years old. Home visit (HV) and group socialization activities encourage social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in a manner that meets all applicable local, state and federal standards ensuring the health and safety of all children.

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Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers to age 3. The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning.

Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Develop, implement and conduct HV lesson plans and individualized development plans using the designated curriculum and philosophy.
  • Create developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor activities to further develop children’s interests, critical thinking, and school readiness skills.
  • Prepare activities for and facilitate group socialization experiences and field trips for families.
  • Administer developmental screenings and ongoing assessments according to Early Childhood procedures
  • Maintain documentation of child’s growth and development through written observations, including child’s ongoing developmental successes and challenges.
  • Create and maintain a positive working relationship with parents; provide regular feedback on child’s ongoing developmental successes and challenges.
  • Provide appropriate parenting modeling, education, and other supportive services as outlined in the Early Head Start curriculum.
  • Drive to and from various locations to provide program services.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines.

Education and experience required:

  • CDA in Infant Toddler Development preferred; encouraged to pursue further early childhood education
  • At least one (1) year experience working with children aged 0-3 preferred
  • Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license, and clean driving record
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet client needs
  • Ability to lift a child up to 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable coming into contact with sick children and taking care of toileting demands of children
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

Contact:
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Nutrition Coordinator

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Arlington VA

Coordinator will plan, implement, oversee and monitor on-going education and training of program staff on all aspects of nutrition for families with children ages birth to five.

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Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers ages 0 to 3. The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning.

Head Start is the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start through the development of their early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.

Coordinator will plan, implement, oversee and monitor on-going education and training of program staff on all aspects of nutrition for families with children ages birth to five. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

Job duties include:

Client Service Delivery:

  • Determine annual training needs by conducting assessment through observation of home visits, groups and classrooms, record review and staff input.
  • Provide Head Start and Early Head Start staff and parents with technical nutrition guidance, reviewing with input from parents and food vendors menus developed for center based programs and socialization events.
  • Monitor Head Start and Early Head Start centers for family style meal service and compliance with USDA regulations
  • Analyze nutrition assessments for all enrolled children in both Head Start and Early Head Start, provide oversight, guidance and technical support over referrals for children needing specialized nutritional services to include Individualized Nutrition Plans
  • Provide a monthly report identifying the nutritional status of the children enrolled in both programs by program site
  • Develop systems to deliver and monitor staff and parent education and training.
  • Ensure the program’s overall capacity to deliver high-quality, multi-disciplinary services to vulnerable families with infants, toddlers and young children.
  • Ensure that HS and EHS programs are in compliance with Federal Performance Standards, licensing standards and contract requirements in nutrition, including regular review of children records for evidence of compliance.
  • Keep apprised of legislative activity and developments which may impact the Agency’s early childhood program.
  • Collaborate with center managers, program supervisors and central administrative staff to ensure effectiveness of program service delivery.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines.

Compliance and Reporting Requirements:

  • Ensure that service delivery is performed according to and within the NVFS mission, policy/statewide directive/procedural directions/case management model, COA standards, and contractual/licensing requirements.

Meeting and Community Outreach/Resource Participation:

  • Act as liaison with community, civic, and business groups on behalf of program; participate in appropriate community task force committees; develops and monitors public relations within the scope of Agency mission and goals.

Education and experience required:

  • Licensed and /or Registered Dietitian
  • Experience providing training desired.
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and the ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

Salary Range: $50,155 – $52,000

 

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Business Communications Trainer & Career Coordinator

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Vienna VA

The Workforce Development Trainer delivers an integrated training curriculum to Training Futures trainees and will be responsible for hands-on instruction (including online and email communications) as well as individual support and encouragement of Trainees to ensure employment success. All staff members at TF are responsible for upholding the high-expectations, high-support program model which requires patience, understanding, compassion and discipline. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

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Training Futures (TF) is a nationally recognized, innovative workforce development program of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS). In operation since 1996, the goal of Training Futures is to increase economic opportunity through employment by teaching marketable job skills to economically disadvantaged unemployed or underemployed, high-potential adults in a simulated office environment. TF serves 85 individuals a year through two, six-month cohorts at the Tysons Corner training site. TF’s high-expectations, high-support training model empowers trainees to consistently complete the training, obtain professional employment, and increase wages on a level that gives families a pathway out of poverty.

The Workforce Development Trainer delivers an integrated training curriculum to Training Futures trainees and will be responsible for hands-on instruction (including online and email communications) as well as individual support and encouragement of Trainees to ensure employment success. All staff members at TF are responsible for upholding the high-expectations, high-support program model which requires patience, understanding, compassion and discipline. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

Job responsibilities include:

Training:

  • Effectively present, facilitate and deliver assigned, Business English training course two days per week.
  • Formulate lesson plans, training aids, and innovate instructional methods to support growth and development of the Trainees.
  • Achieve and demonstrate a level of mastery of assigned curriculum by creating optimal learning experience.
  • Support classroom activities that promote imaginative learning.

Trainee Supervision:

  • Develop supportive professional working relationship with trainees and provide encouragement and support to ensure progress towards goals and job attainment, including direct supervision of 8-12 trainees.
  • Track and support trainee progress and participation, ensuring trainees are able to demonstrate necessary skills and competencies to be successful in preparation for internship and/or regular employment and job search.

Program Support:

  • Build and maintain alumni community by developing methods of regular contact with graduates including written, social media and face-to-face contact
  • Work closely with Director of Workforce Development to develop and maintain relationships with key area employers (HR, recruiters, staffing agency, managers, etc.), identify job leads, and identify partnership opportunities in the business community
  • Track and maintain long-term alumni outcome data including job retention
  • Operate a Graduate Lab to support and encourage program graduates to continue job search efforts
  • Plan and execute alumni outreach events in coordination with Program Manager and staff

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • At least two (2) years related work experience in workforce development, adult education or career and alumni engagement
  • Ability to teach to and engage many skill levels and learning styles within one classroom
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Development Manager

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Oakton VA

The Development Manager plays an integral role in the successful implementation and ongoing fund development efforts at NVFS. The Development Manager is responsible for initiating, maintaining and growing individual support as well as achieving fundraising goals. The position reports to the Director of Individual Giving and will work in tandem with the staff and board members to strengthen and grow Northern Virginia Family Service’s development efforts. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

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The Development Manager plays an integral role in the successful implementation and ongoing fund development efforts at NVFS. The Development Manager is responsible for initiating, maintaining and growing individual support as well as achieving fundraising goals. The position reports to the Director of Individual Giving and will work in tandem with the staff and board members to strengthen and grow Northern Virginia Family Service’s development efforts. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Actively manage a personal portfolio of prospects and donors, including identifying and cultivating new potential supporters and enhancing relationships with the existing donors.
  • Conduct confidential donor and/or prospect research for new funding sources, using approved methods and public sources of information.
  • Prepare funding proposals and solicitation materials.
  • Assist with the solicitation and securing of planned gifts.
  • In collaboration with Individual Giving team, create and execute system for ongoing donor stewardship.
  • In coordination with events staff, plan, coordinate, and manage cultivation and recognition events to foster interest in NVFS and provide the necessary follow up with supporters.
  • Help support information sharing and collaboration across all teams and help to manage operational processes around local cultivation events and other intersection points between the fundraising and programmatic teams.
  • Represent the agency as a member of community events and initiatives as applicable.
  • Maintain files in accordance with department requirements and NVFS guidelines.
  • Maintain current level of knowledge of Agency programs and events.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, plus 3-5 years of experience in fundraising, event planning, project management or nonprofit management
  • Experience working with funders and VIPs highly preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with local non-profit partners preferred
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic office environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Emotional intelligence and strong orientation towards customer service (internally and externally).
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, lead projects, meet multiple concurrent deadlines, and organize time and priorities
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and to work well as a member of a team
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
Careers@nvfs.org

Bus Driver

This is a full-time, benefited position located at George Mason Head Start Center in Arlington, VA.
Location: Arlington VA

NVFS’ Head Start center at George Mason offers a high-quality, developmentally appropriate, and fun learning environment for qualifying and income-eligible families with children from three to five years of age.

The Bus Driver is mainly responsible for safely transporting children from home to preschool and back following assigned routes and schedule. This is a full-time split shift position that is combined with a 3.5 hour classroom aide position unless specifically designated as a part time or temporarily hourly position. As a representative of NVFS Head Start, the incumbent serves as an advocate for child safety.

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Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Drive school bus to designated locations
  • Complete bus safety checks before leaving the parking lot daily and complete safety checks when buses return and children have departed
  • Maintain cleanliness of buses and checks gas, oil, and water daily; report any needed repairs immediately to the Center Manager or designee
  • May be selected to drive on field trips or other designated agency activities
  • File all required reports and receipts
  • Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to the operations of a school bus in the state of VA and under HS performance standards; observe posted speed limits at all times and immediately report any accident or damage to the vehicle to the center manager
  • Report any concerns about children to Assistant Center Manager, Center Manager, Family Advocate(s), or Teacher(s)

Education and experience required:

  • High School diploma
  • Clean DMV record
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) from the state in which the driver resides that is specific to school bus licensure
  • Current Department of Transportation Medical Card
  • At least one (1) year experience working with and/or transporting children ages 3-5 preferred
  • Oral and written proficiency in English, with ability to interpret documents such as safety rules and policy and procedures manuals
  • Bus safety training and excellent customer service
  • Familiarity with Arlington County roadways and traffic patterns
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire (including drug testing, TB test and physical exam)
Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Family Advocate

This is a full-time, benefited position.
Location: Woodbridge VA

Family Advocates provide case management and work closely with families to help parents focus on and encourage parental involvement to promote the child’s development, provide information on community resources. They reach out to recruit new families and ensure full enrollment. Creating and maintaining a positive working relationship with parents is the key to the success of a Family Advocate. The Family Advocate helps parents focus on promoting their child's development and encourage parental involvement. They are also responsible for helping the center comply with all Head Start performance standards that are related to families.

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Early Head Start is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers to age 3.   The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning.

Family Advocates provide case management and work closely with families to help parents focus on and encourage parental involvement to promote the child’s development, provide information on community resources. They reach out to recruit new families and ensure full enrollment. Creating and maintaining a positive working relationship with parents is the key to the success of a Family Advocate. The Family Advocate helps parents focus on promoting their child’s development and encourage parental involvement. They are also responsible for helping the center comply with all Head Start performance standards that are related to families.

 Job duties include:

  • Provide case management to families with children enrolled in the child development centers by maintaining Family Partnership Agreements through individual meetings and home visits; support parents in attaining their goals and achieving self-sufficiency.
  • Maintain documentation of health and well care records.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines.
  • Recruit new families, ensure full enrollment and assist with maintaining waiting list ensuring that eligibility documentation, including medical and health records, is current and complete.
  • Create and maintain a positive working relationship with parents; provide regular feedback on child’s ongoing developmental successes and challenges and assist parents in taking an active part in parent training, volunteering in classrooms, parent groups and Policy Council; serve as liaison with parents when children are absent or ill.
  • Act as liaison between parents, Center Manager, teachers and community partners by providing feedback on parent issues and priorities.
  • Participate in regular supervision with supervisor by providing regular updates.
  • Maintain current level of knowledge on standards and other information on early childhood programs.

 

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field
  • Prefer one (1) year experience working with children aged 0-3 or aged 3-5, and families
  • Demonstrated written and spoken bilingual language skills in Spanish preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet client needs – occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

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Education & Disabilities Coordinator

This is a full-time, benefited position located in Arlington, VA.
Location: Arlington VA

The Coordinator monitors program staff, early childhood education classrooms and home visiting practices related to early childhood education and disabilities. Incumbent oversees curriculum implementation and develops action plans and trainings to improve child outcomes. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring program quality in the early childhood education in EHS and HS classrooms and home based programs. The annual salary range for this position is $50,000-$52,000.

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Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program serving low-income expectant mothers and families with infants and toddlers ages 0 to 3. The mission of EHS is school readiness through the promotion of healthy prenatal outcomes, the enhancement of development of very young children, and the promotion of healthy family functioning.

Head Start is the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start through the development of their early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.

Job duties include:

Client Service Delivery:    

  • Monitors implementation of early childhood curriculum, ensures quality of instruction in classrooms, oversees fidelity of curriculum implementation and early childhood home-based program delivery through direct observation and ongoing monitoring.
  • Analyze data for child outcomes to ensure Early Childhood Education approach is appropriate, functional and successful.
  • Establish Local Education Agency (LEA) Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding with local Early Intervention Programs (Infant Toddler Connection).
  • Establish regularly scheduled meetings with representatives of Local Education Agencies and Early Intervention Programs. May delegate attendance to those meetings.
  • Monitor referrals and individualized services for children with disabilities. Monitor implementation of service plans for children with disabilities.
  • Review individual plans for children with disabilities to accomplish the following:
    • provide recommendations and feedback division program management team
    • review and monitor child outcomes, developing action plans when appropriate
  • Assist with Service Area training activities, which involve the design of training plans and procurement of appropriate classroom materials.
  • When appropriate, provide direct services in the absence of direct service staff.

 

Compliance and Reporting Requirements:

  • Ensure that service delivery is performed according to and within the NVFS mission, policy/statewide directive/procedural directions/case management model, COA standards, NAEYC, HF accreditation, and contractual requirements, licensing requirements and performance standards.
  • Prepare monthly monitoring report addressing compliance with Head Start and Early Head Start Education and Early Childhood Development Services.
  • Responsible for goals and objectives of contract for programs; includes NVFS outcomes and reporting.
  • Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines.

Meeting and Community Outreach/Resource Participation:

  • Act as liaison with community, civic, and business groups on behalf of program; participate in appropriate community task force committees; develop and monitor public relations within the scope of Agency mission and goals.

 

Education and experience required:

  • Must have one of the following:
    • Master’s degree in Early Education or Special Education from an accredited college or university with a zero to five years age focus OR
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with Infant/toddler development certification.
  • Three (3) years classroom related experience preferred
  • Must have some experience working with infants, toddlers/ preschoolers with disabilities and their families.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, including TB test and physical exam

 

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. 

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

This is a full-time, benefited position located in Oakton, VA.
Location: Oakton VA

The Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (EVP, CFO) oversees the Agency’s Finance, Risk Management, Facilities Management, Information Technology, and business enterprise functions. The EVP, CFO will report to the President/CEO and will play a critical role in leading the organization in its next level of growth and development.

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The Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (EVP, CFO) oversees the Agency’s Finance, Risk Management, Facilities Management, Information Technology, and business enterprise functions. The EVP, CFO will report to the President/CEO and will play a critical role in leading the organization in its next level of growth and development. Incumbent is expected to represent the Agency positively to the community, interpreting Agency services to other agencies, and public groups. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base.

EVPs serve as corporate officers within the organization and as members of the senior leadership team.  EVPs assist the CEO in the strategic growth of the organization through a disciplined, integrated planning approach that ensures quality programs and services, innovation, strengthened capacity, and operational effectiveness.  EVPs work across all domains of the organization to provide the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operational efficiency.  EVPs ensure a robust leadership development culture within the organization and establish succession planning efforts to identify future leaders and leadership needs across key management positions within the organization, based on the Agency’s strategic priorities.  EVPs serve as key staff liaisons to Board Committees, attend NVFS board meetings, and provide seamless support across all operational areas within the organization.

Essential Job Duties:

Leadership:

  • Participate in the leadership of the Agency with shared responsibility for its overall direction, growth, strategic planning and fiscal health.
  • Recruit, develop and retain the very best talent for the organization.
  • Serve as key staff liaison to the Board finance, audit, and investment committees, advancing committee agendas by driving content, priorities and initiatives and participating in committee and full Board meetings.
  • Promote a management structure that is understood by staff, the Board and external partners.
  • Ensure that the individual goals and objectives of those supervised are created and reviewed regularly as a means to promote Agency-wide accountability.

Strategic Planning:

  • Identify annual performance targets, program/operational goals and the specific indicators to measure progress toward meeting those goals within all prescribed areas of responsibility.
  • Promote integration across divisions and program areas through joint planning, coordination and an overall commitment to transparency, collaboration and achievement of results.
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the President/CEO and senior leadership, and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.

Fiscal Management:

  • Oversee budgeting and the implementation of budgets so as to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally.
  • Provide leadership for sound financial and administrative practices that insure compliance with laws, regulations, and excellent business practices.
  • Direct financial strategy, planning, and forecasts.
  • Ensure responsible fiduciary and fiscal decision making.

Functional Area Management:

  • Oversee leadership for technology integration and utilization to reach NVFS’ strategic goals. Work with key leadership staff to ensure quality improvement and risk management practices throughout the organization.
  • Provide oversight and direction on growth of NVFS’ business enterprises, leveraging business acumen to evaluate business models, proactively assess financial viability, and make and implement recommendations.

Education and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA and/or CPA preferred;
  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible financial management experience;
  • Proactive and resourceful with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the President/CEO of a multi-divisional organization;
  • Experience in risk management and facilities acquisition and management;
  • Experience working with federal grants and contracts, and nonprofit accounting, with experience in A-133 audit and nonprofit financial reporting requirements;
  • Persuasive presentation style and strong negotiation skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a willingness to share information;
  • Successful completion of background checks required upon hire.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified. 

For consideration as a candidate or to suggest a prospective candidate, please contact in confidence:

Elizabeth Humphrey                                         Susy Howard

Managing Principal                                           Principal

703.841.1700 ext 223                                        703.841.1700 ext 253

ehumphrey@tmg-dc.com                                 showard@tmg-dc.com

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org

Shelter Assistant

These are hourly, non-benefited positions located at the Bailey's Crossroads (Falls Church) / Hilda Barg (Woodbridge) / SERVE (Manassas) shelters.

The Shelter Assistant (SA) will provide essential 24-hour awake coverage and supervision of the assigned shelter. This position is responsible for the welfare, safety and comfort, as well as daily support to the shelter residents. The SA will provide crisis intervention to callers seeking shelter, advice or referrals. The incumbent is expected to stay awake at all times during shift.

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The Shelter Assistant (SA) will provide essential 24-hour awake coverage and supervision of the assigned shelter.  This position is responsible for the welfare, safety and comfort, as well as daily support to the shelter residents.  The SA will provide crisis intervention to callers seeking shelter, advice or referrals.  The incumbent is expected to stay awake at all times during shift.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the safety and security of the shelter and the residents by enforcing house rules and conducting inspections during shift and reporting incidents by following protocols
  • Assist in conducting comprehensive initial screening process to determine eligibility for program services, providing assessment, intake and enrollment where appropriate
  • Conduct new resident orientation to ensure understanding of shelter rules, policies and procedures
  • Work collaboratively with volunteers assigned to work in the residential area
  • Drive agency van to transport clients to other services as needed (Bailey’s Crossroads Shelter only)
  • Maintain client files and data

Education and experience required:

  • High school diploma
  • At least one (1) year related work experience in direct service, preferably working in residential shelter services environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, working as a part of a 24 hour on-call system, and staying awake at all times during work hours
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Ability to respond to physical emergencies, including immediate evacuation of campus buildings and potential client medical and behavior situations
  • Successful completion of background checks is required upon hire, which may include a TB test

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Contact:
careers@nvfs.org