Careers at Elk Hill

Join a family of experienced professionals dedicated to giving kids - and each other - the kindness, respect, and encouragement they need to succeed.

A career with us means...

Comprehensive Benefits

Elk Hill offers competitive salaries. Full time positions include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Dental, life, and Short/Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan with 5% employer match
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Flexible work arrangements


We're a financially stable nonprofit that has been in business over 44 years. Many of our staff can count their tenure in decades.


In just the past two years, we've grown our operating budget by $2 million and hired 50+ new staff to serve 100 additional children - and counting. You can grow here, too! Online training offers ongoing continuing education credits and professional development opportunities. Strong organizational growth means strong potential for personal advancement.

Positive, Inclusive Culture

We do serious work without taking ourselves too seriously. Diversity, inclusiveness, and respect are fundamental to how we treat our clients and each other.

Current opportunities

Learn about our open positions below

For questions, contact Human Resources Manager Jennifer Kincaid at [email protected] or (804) 447-4866 x 368.

In-Home Counselor - Augusta area

Elk Hill is seeking In-Home counselors in the Staunton/Waynesboro/Augusta County areas.

Residential Counselors - QMHP-C

Elk Hill is seeking part-time Residential Counselors (QMHP-C) for all locations.

TDT Counselor - New Kent

Elk Hill is seeking a TDT Counselor for the New Kent public school system; must be QMHP-C

Therapeutic Mentor - Central Virginia

Elk Hill is seeking male Therapeutic Mentors in the Staunton & Charlottesville areas

TDT Counselor - Staunton

Elk Hill is seeking a TDT Counselor for the Staunton public school system; must be a QMHP-C

Assistant Head of School - Goochland

Elk Hill Harambee School located in Goochland is seeking a full-time Assistant School Administrator.

Math Teacher - Staunton

Elk Hill Staunton School is seeking a full-time licensed Math Teacher.

Residential Counselors - QMHP-C (Fluvanna County)

Elk Hill is seeking full-time Residential Counselors (QMHP-C) for our female group home located in Fluvanna County

Dietary Worker - Goochland

Elk Hill is seeking a part-time dietary worker Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at our Goochland location.