Employment & Internships

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Join Our Team

The Up Center’s staff is among the best in the industry. “Caring, passionate, energetic, and proactive” are just some of the words we hear daily from our clients. If these words describe you, consider joining our award-winning team. In 2013 and 2009, Inside Business recognized The Up Center as “Best Place to Work.” We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug-free workplace.

Full-time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • Group Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts–Cafeteria Plan
  • Generous Retirement Plan–403(b)
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Annual & Sick Leave
  • Official Holidays
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • In-House Training & Development Opportunities

Please download the Application for Employment and forward it, along with your cover letter and resume, to the contact person listed at the bottom of each job description.

AmeriCorps Vista

Develop your skills as a nonprofit professional while serving your community! Apply to be an AmeriCorps VISTA and join The Up Center’s Team Up Mentoring Program.The Virginia Mentoring Partnership’s VISTA program trains and supports service members who have a passion and commitment to helping youth in communities in Virginia through mentoring.  http://www.vamentoring.org/vista/meet-our-americorps-vista-team/join-the-vmp-vista-team

FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Full Time Human Resources Administrator

The Up Center is seeking a confident individual with outstanding customer to assume the role as our new Human Resources Administrator. This person must possess excellent organizational skills as well as good oral and written communication skills. 

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If this seems like just the opportunity that you have been waiting for, please contact:

Tonya Pass, Human Resources Officer

Tonya.Pass@theupcenter.org

Full Time Development Specialist

The Up Center is seeking an experienced Development Specialist to play a crucial role in the agency’s fund development efforts.

This qualified team member will be responsible for managing the fundraising database, monthly reporting of fundraising metrics and providing administrative support to the development team.

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Interested candidates may submit resume and cover letter to:

Tristan Warren, Chief Development Officer

Tristan.Warren@theupcenter.org

Full Time Outpatient Licensed Clinician/Supervisor

The Up Center is seeking an experienced LCSW or LPC to provide Outpatient Counseling for individuals and families in the Hampton Roads and Western Tidewater area. Qualified clinician would be responsible for administrative supervision to assigned master’s level clinicians as they prepare for their state license. Qualified clinician would be given the opportunity of participating in education and trainings for community partner agencies.

Qualified clinicians should be certified or eligible for certification by The Commonwealth of Virginia to provide Clinical Supervision to either LPC’s or LCSW’s.

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:

Mary Brantley, LCSW, Director of Counseling

Mary.Brantley@theupcenterorg

Community Based Services Supervisor

The Up Center is seeking an experienced LCSW, LPC or LMHP-S/LMHP-R to supervise expanding Intensive In Home program and Mental Health Skill-building Services program. Competitive salary and benefits with opportunity for growth.

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
J. Kellie Evans, LCSW, CSOTP, VP of Child Welfare Services
The Up Center
1805 Airline Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Kellie.evans@theupcenter.org
PART-TIME TRANSITIONING TO FULL-TIME

Intensive In-Home Clinician
Looking for a highly invested clinician, high self-motivated, works independently and works well with team , flexible, able create own structure, working with at-risk risk clientele, efficient and organized with paperwork and deadlines.  Masters prepared in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or related Human Services field with at least one year of children’s mental health experience. 

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Kati Colletto, MS, NCC, Resident in Counseling
The Up Center
1805 Airline Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23707
P: 757.397.2121 ext. 334
Catherine.Calletto@theupcenter.org

Mental Health Skill Building Clinician
Looking for highly invested intensive case managers who are able train, teach independent living skills, provide psychoeducation to the mentally ill population who are at-risk for homelessness, hospitalization or incarceration. Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Human Services, Social Work or other related field and at least 3 years’ experience with mentally health.

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Corretta Woodard, MA, Resident in Counseling
The Up Center
1805 Airline Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23707
P: 757.397.2121 ext. 338
Corretta.Woodard@TheUpCenter.org
PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Agency Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor (Part-time)
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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Tonya Pass, MSW
Human Resource Officer
tonya.pass@theupcenter.org

Outpatient Clinician/Licensed (Part-time)
The Up Center seeks experienced licensed clinicians who are skilled in working with adults, children and families to join our growing team. Credentialing for new hires is available for all qualified applicants. We are in need of experienced licensed clinicians to work day, afternoon and evening hours (setting your own availability) in our Suffolk, Portsmouth and Norfolk offices.

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Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to:
Mary Brantley, Director of Counseling
mary.brantley@theupcenter.org
ONGOING PART-TIME NEEDS
  • Intensive In-Home Counselors(need to be qualified, mental health caseworkers, see basic job description under full-time employment)
SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Camp Horizon – No openings at this time
INTERNSHIP/LICENSING OPPORTUNITIES

To apply, please contact Tonya Pass at 757.965.8654.

Direct Service Internships:

  • Foster care
  • Counseling
  • Early childhood services
  • Services for people with disabilities

Administrative–Accounting or Human Resources Internships

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Visit our Volunteer Page to learn about other ways that you can help someone in need.

Uplift Lives

    Also designate your United Way contribution to The Up Center

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