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“At Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina’s we strive to create and operate in a culture based on excellence and integrity. We achieve this goal by working together as a team towards a common purpose guided by our Core Values: Visionary, One Body, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Faith; our Core Service Excellence Standards and our Standards of Business Conduct. Simply put, when you join Volunteers of America, you become more than an employee, you become family.”

Russell Synder, President and CEO

Who we are:

Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is an affiliate of Volunteers of America. Through a dedicated and committed team of more than 850 employees and thousands of volunteers, Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas empowers self-reliance and inspires hope to thousands of people each year throughout Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and the Carolinas. As a Christian church without walls, we do this through personalized housing, ministry, health and human services that benefit vulnerable individuals, their families, and the community. Founded in 1896 in Baltimore, MD by social reformers, Ballington and Maud Booth, we were one of the first of over 30 affiliates of Volunteers of America – one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive human services organization.

Our founders envisioned a movement dedicated to reaching and uplifting the American people. On behalf of the organization, the Booths pledged “to go wherever we are needed and do whatever comes to hand”. Their declaration continues to guide Volunteers of America's impact on “Helping America’s Most vulnerable”.

Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas is committed to providing first class quality services to our neighbors and communities. To accomplish this, our values include an unwavering belief in a culture where Visionary spirits are supported and rewarded; One diverse, equitable and inclusive body exists and is highly valued; Integrity is demonstrated in all actions; Compassion is expressed as genuine concern toward all; Excellence and innovation drives our ability to exceed promises and Faith serves as our foundation.

Benefits offered:

Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas offers:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Plan offered.
  • Voluntary Benefits Offered (Life Insurance, Hospitalization and Cancer)
  • Remote Work (Telework capacity based on role)
  • Various Leave Policies (Vacation, PTO and Sick Time)
  • Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Holidays and Floating Days Offered
  • Role expense management and Travel Reimbursement policies.
  • Paycom - Self Service Payroll
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Offered

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Internship Opportunities

"Volunteers of America is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Please be advised, Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina’s affiliate is funded by various federal government and city agencies including Federal Bureau of Prisons, VA and DC Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities to name a few.

All applicants, if extended offer of employment, must adhere to regulatory requirements for employment governed by VA, MD, North Carolina, South Carolina and District of Columbia and understand that participating in a criminal history background review, finger printing review, employment references review, educational and Motor Vehicle verification review, drug testing results review, health certification results review, TB results, Sex Offender registry review and Office of Inspector General review may or may not lead to further employment consideration based on results.

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