Employment Opportunities

Applications are accepted for posted positions only. When applying, please fill out our employment application, specify the position title and the department under which the position is listed. A resume may be faxed with a cover letter indicating the position for which you are applying, the department, and shift if applicable, and preferred status (full-time; part-time; and/or sub/flex) to 757-455-6127 emailed to hr@barryrobinson.org or apply in person.  All new hires will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation which includes fingerprinting. (EOE/Drug Free Workplace)

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Posting Date: November 26, 2014.

Available Positions


Residential Counselors provide direct care to our youth to ensure safety and protection of their human rights in accordance with agency policies and procedures.  Counselors guide clients...

Shift Supervisor positions available in Residential Program.  This position will report to Senior Treatment Coordinator.  The position monitors the campus activities providing support,...


Responsibilities include providing education services, assessing student progress, managing student behavior, participating on multi-displinary team and providing required documentation. ...


LPNs needed for the 12 bed residential dorms for children and adolescents.  Candidate will provide selected nursing care for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents within the...

Clinical Therapies

Licensed therapist needed immediately for Clinical Therapies department.  Must be experienced with treating severely emotionally disturbed children or adolescents with demonstrated expertise...


Candidate must have skills in general building repairs (painting, drywall, light carpentry) electrical, plumbing and mechaical systems.  HVAC experience a plus.  Job requires some...


Immediate opening.  Candidate must have experience in floor care, carpet care, general cleaning.  Must be able to operate buffer and carpet shampooer.  Must work one weekend every...


Seeking a qualified individual to oversee and ensure the Center's revenue cycle is managed efficiently and effectively.  Responsibilities include overseeing timely billing follow-up based on...


Responsibilities include maintaining Center's IT network, servers and security systems, investigating/diagnosing network problems, recommend improvements to company IT systems and routine...

Community Living Programs

Case Worker needed to provide case management, individual counseling, and support services to children and families for Community Living Programs which include Foster Care and Independent Living...

FOGH/ILP Worker (Casework Trainee) will serve primarily in the Family Oriented Group Home Worker role, acting as a liaison between Norfolk Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court (NJDR) and...

Application Requirements

Applicants should be prepared to meet the following requirements when applying for a job vacancy
at The Barry Robinson Center.

When called in for an interview, a current DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Driving History Transcript of less than 30 days old MUST be obtained and submitted AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.  If you recently surrendered or still possess an out-of-state drivers license, please obtain the out-of-state driving record from the applicable state authority.  In addition, all other documentation such as educational verification (official transcript or diploma AND unofficial transcript) and any original license/ certification required for a position must be presented at the time of interview.

  •  Complete the Center's Application for Employment form. Attach a recent resume with cover letter if available.
  •  Complete a Child Protective Services (CPS) Request for Search of the Central Registry and Release of Information form.
  •  Review the job description for the position for which you are applying.
  •  Review and sign the Job Description Review Acknowledgement form.

All applicants for the following classifications ~ new employee, volunteer, contractual provider, and intern must submit to an extensive criminal background investigation upon interview. Newly hired employees will be expected to share in the cost of background investigation processing fees. The amount of $37.00 will be payroll deducted from the employees first paycheck.

Background checks include:

  • Child Protective Services investigation
  • Department of Motor Vehicles 
  • Criminal history investigation which includes fingerprint checks through: State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

Be prepared to complete criminal background investigation documents and be fingerprinted following completion of your interview or return the next day.

If offered a job, new employees must submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the US Department of Justice INS. ID's required on 1st day of employment.
The Barry Robinson Center processes payroll using the banking method of direct-deposit.  New employees should be prepared on first day of orientation with bank account number, cancelled check or deposit slip.