Career Opportunities

HopeTree Family Services appreciates your interest in employment opportunities with our agency. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package for full-time employees. Benefits include paid time off, health and vision insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long term disability, and retirement contributions.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and hold an acceptable driving record if applying for a position that requires driving or transporting for the agency. All positions require pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If you are interested in a position with our Agency and possess the necessary qualifications and experience required, we encourage you to apply.

It is the policy of the Agency to grant equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), religion, age, national origin, disability, or any other class protected by law.

If you have additional questions related to our available positions listed below, you may contact our Human Resources Department at humanresources@hopetreefs.org or by calling (540) 389-5468.

Direct Support Professional


Available positions and schedules:
Abingdon, VA – Part-Time Regular (Mon-Fri 3pm – 8pm); Part-Time Weekend (Sat & Sun 8am – 8pm); Part-Time As Needed
Fredericksburg, VA – Full-Time Day; Part-Time As Needed
Martinsville, VA – Full-Time Day; Full-Time Night
Salem, VA – Full-Time Day; Part-Time Weekend (Sat & Sun 8am – 8pm); Part-Time As Needed; Day Services – Part-Time As Needed
VA Beach, VA -Full-Time Day; Full-Time Night; Part-Time As Needed

DDM (Developmental Disabilities Ministry)

Job Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Experience or education in mental health, human services, health care, or special education preferred. Experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities is a plus. Emotional maturity and patience to understand and accept the social, psychological, and emotional needs of adults with intellectual disabilities are critical. Strong oral and written communication skills are desired. Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and hold an acceptable driving record. Must have the ability to represent HopeTree Family Services in a positive manner.

Job Summary:
These positions are in a Group Home setting for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and are also available within our In-Home Program. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for program participants’ well-being by providing a secure and responsive environment that enables each individual to maximize his/her physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual capabilities.

Residential Behavior Specialist


Available positions and schedules:

Salem VA, 2pm – 10pm, 3pm – 11pm and 11pm – 7am


Job Requirements:

This Position requires a minimum of high school diploma or GED and 6 months experience working directly with youth required; or an Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field preferred, Ability to function independently and as a team. A knowledge of and ability to manage appropriately various adolescent behaviors in a positive manner. Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with youth. MUST be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Job Summary:
HopeTree Family Services is seeking Full-Time Residential Behavior Specialists at our Salem, VA location. Candidates will provide services to at-risk youth ages 11-17 in a therapeutic residential group home setting.


HopeTree Family Services appreciates your interest in internship opportunities with our agency. We consistently accept interns within our Foster Care Program, Academy, and Residential Program. The availability of internships will depend on the current caseloads of staff and availability to provide necessary requirements to the student.

If selected for an internship with HopeTree Family Services it will be necessary to complete a drug test and background checks. If interested in an internship opportunity with our Agency we encourage you to apply using the application below. Once your application is received and reviewed, a member of our Human Resources Department will reach out to you to discuss opportunities further.


Information coming soon!


The Herndons

The amazing story of a HopeTree resident who longed for a ‘forever family’ that would love him and the young married couple who made his dream come true.

The Powers

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