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Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
(Charlottesville, VA)

Job Description 

Would you like to work for a non-profit organization where your contributions make a major impact on the lives of the children and families that we serve? Join a family of experienced mental health professionals and counselors dedicated to providing kids, and each other, the kindness, respect, and encouragement they need to succeed. If you would like to work for an organization where the decisions YOU make can impact youth and families of Central Virginia, then Elk Hill Farm, Inc. is the place for you!

We are an organization that:

  • Has talented, hardworking employees

  • Advocates for mental health issues

  • Offers competitive benefits and pay

  • Has a generous PTO and Holiday package

  • Offers a 401(k) plan with 5% employer match

  • Now offers pet insurance!

We are looking for a part-time Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC) that can provide individual, group and family therapy for designated youth in Elk Hill’s residential programs in Charlottesville, VA. This counselor will be required to provide therapy and support the residents with counseling as needed or required. Training will be provided. This counselor will be responsible for providing and documenting weekly individual substance abuse counseling for residents and providing and documenting weekly group substance abuse counseling for residents.

*This position is part-time, 25 hours a week but could potentially move to full-time*

If you decide to apply, we are hoping that you have:

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or Human Services* related field and a combination of two years professional experience with children. Must be a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or,

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or Human Services* related field and a combination of one-year professional experience with children. Must be board approved as license eligible, preferred.

  • Substance Abuse experience, required

  • Experience with providing therapeutic services to at-risk youth, preferred


*A degree in Human Services as defined by the Virginia Board of Professions. To see if your degree qualifies go here --


To apply, please send your resume to and be sure to “like” our page on Facebook!


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is at the forefront of what we do at Elk Hill, and we enforce respectful communication and cooperation between all. Elk Hill does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Employees must have received or willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination is required. Elk Hill Farm, Inc. is most concerned with the overall health and safety of the youth and families we serve, and staff associated with our organization.

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