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Career Opportunities


UPDATED: April 3, 2023


It is Families Forward’s policy to provide an equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability or genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Families Forward hires only U.S. citizens and Non-citizens who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Job Title: Healthy Families Virginia Director
Location: Henrico, VA/Hybrid/Virtual
Posting Organization: Families Forward Virginia


Are you passionate about supporting and strengthening families? Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills to build and coordinate a statewide home visiting initiative that enhances protective factors for Virginia’s families?  


Come join Families Forward Virginia, a private non-profit organization, whose mission is to disrupt the cycles of child abuse, neglect and poverty by strengthening Virginia’s families and communities. Become a part of our team where we operate in the core values of Respect, Integrity, Champion, Collaborative, and Excellence.


We are seeking an extraordinary person to become the new Healthy Families Virginia Director to champion Families Forward Virginia’s statewide Healthy Families America model. Healthy Families is an evidence-based home visiting model rooted in the belief that nurturing relationships early is the foundation for life-long healthy development. Our team works hard to ensure our affiliates are supported through training and technical assistance and quality assurance. The Healthy Families Virginia Director will act as the primary liaison between state and local affiliates and supervise the technical assistance and quality assurance team.  


This position requires someone who is energetic, can bring fresh ideas to the agency, has the flexibility and ability to problem solve, embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, appreciates an “all hands on deck” work environment, and is not afraid to take calculated risks.  Must be ready to hit the ground running. 


We are offering a competitive salary $80,000 and a generous benefits package. Opportunity to work remotely with travel required when necessary. The position will remain open until filled.


Interested candidates should send their cover letters and resumes to Michele Powell.

We recognize and appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We recognize that each employee’s unique experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible services to our affiliates, partners and other stakeholders. Given that our individual social, economic, and cultural identities shape and influence our experiences and perspectives, we want a workforce that reflects the people and communities serve. We must continue to address systemic racism and social injustices to truly disrupt cycles of child abuse, neglect and poverty. 

No additional open positions at this time

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