Parent and Child Specialist 
(Charlottesville, VA)

Are you looking for a non-profit organization that places client care above everything?

We are a company that:

  • Has talented, hardworking employees

  • Advocates for mental health issues

  • Offers competitive benefits and pay

  • Now offers pet insurance!

  • Elk Hill is celebrating 50+ years of supporting youth and across the Commonwealth of Virginia! Stability. Adaptability. Longevity.

Elk Hill is currently recruiting for a full-time, Parent and Child Specialist in the Charlottesville, VA area. This employee will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the delivery of therapeutic mentoring services, parent support, supervised visitation and visit coaching. The Parent and Child Specialist will also maintain a caseload of families while serving as a positive role model for youth and families, providing support, coaching, training, and supervision within a healthy, positive relationship.

We are looking for candidates that:

  • Meet requirements of a Qualified Mental Health Professional or Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP or LMHP-R) or High School diploma with the equivalent of 10 or more years working with at-risk youth combined with some supervisory experience.

  • Home-based, Therapeutic Day Treatment, Outpatient, or Residential experience, preferred

  • Experience in clinical and/or administrative supervision preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and without direct supervision

  • Hold a valid Virginia driver's license and great driving record


*To see if your degree qualifies as a QMHP, LPC, LCSW, or LMFT visit the Department of Health Professions website.


To learn more about Elk Hill and all it has to offer, visit our website at or “like” our page on Facebook!


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.


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.


Job Type: Full-time