About Our Team

The Eastern Shore Community Services Board (ESCSB) is a public behavioral healthcare provider licensed and funded through the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Currently employing 165 individuals with a broad scope of knowledge and experience, we utilize a treatment team approach to serve people with mental health, developmental, and substance abuse disabilities.

Our mission is to collectively provide effective prevention and behavioral health services for individuals and families in order to improve their quality of life and health. Working together, we provide services that include outpatient counseling, residential, day support, medication management, 24 hour emergency, transportation, and case management.

As full-time employees we receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Shared cost for retirement with the Virginia Retirement System
  • Shared cost for medical, dental, vision, and behavioral health insurance
  • Paid time off to include vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
  • Membership in the Sick Leave Bank which includes paid maternity leave
  • Other optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans
  • In addition, the ESCSB is an approved site for the NHSC loan repayment program for licensed providers.

Part-time employees are eligible for a limited benefits package. For more information on those benefits, please contact Human Resources.

Job Openings

Senior Clinician & Clinician / $1000 sign on bonus

The Eastern Shore Community Services Board is recruiting for a licensed clinician (LCSW or LPC) or licensed eligible to provide outpatient services and assessments.

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Senior Clinician & Clinician

The Eastern Shore Community Services Board is recruiting for a licensed clinician (LCSW or LPC) or licensed eligible to provide outpatient services and assessments. Master’s degree is required with relevant work experience. The Senior Clinician must be a LMHP in the state of Virginia. Successful candidates must be forward thinking, energetic and ready to make a positive change in the lives of the people of the Eastern Shore of VA. A comprehensive benefit package includes retirement with the Virginia Retirement System; shared cost for medical, dental, prescription, vision, and behavioral health insurance; PTO in addition to paid holidays; deferred compensation plans and other optional benefits. And, the ESCSB is an approved site for the NHSC loan repayment program.

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Developmental Disabilities Aide ($11.25 per hour)

Full and part-time positions are available for Developmental Disabilities Aides to work in residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   Base pay $11.25 per hour, extra $2.50 per hour on weekend.   Requires HS diploma or equivalent with good driving record and position-related experience providing direct care.

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Peer Recovery Engagement Specialist

The Eastern Shore Community Services Board has an immediate opening for a full-time Peer Recovery Engagement Specialist that provides non-clinical, person-centered peer counseling and support to individuals with substance use and mental health disorders.    Must be a Registered Peer Recovery Specialist in the State of Virginia with at least 2 years of sustained recovery by effectively managing own wellness and have position-related experience with the population in an outpatient setting.

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Peer Recovery Specialist

The Eastern Shore Community Services Board has an immediate opening for a full-time Peer Recovery Specialist that provides non-clinical peer support to individuals in treatment.    Applicants must have experienced a mental health and/or substance use condition and have at least 2 years of sustained recovery by effectively managing own wellness.   Required to become a Registered PRS in the State of Virginia or be able to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.

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Mental Health Facility Technician

Over night shift available for a Mental Health Facility Technician responsible for assisting in the provision of transitional living services for adults with serious mental health illness.    Requires experience providing assistance with the development of independent living skills.    Must possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record.

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Developmental Disabilities Aide

Full and part-time positions are available for Developmental Disabilities Aides responsible for direct care services in residential.   Duties include assisting individuals who have developmental or intellectual disabilities in performing their daily living skills and personal care needs, implementing behavior support techniques and person centered plans, assisting with self-medication management, completing position-related documentation and providing transportation as needed, etc.    Base pay $11.25 per hour, extra $2.50 per hour on weekend.    Requires HS diploma or equivalent with relevant work experience and good driving record.   Interested individuals should apply online or contact the Virginia Employment Commission, P.O. Box 9, Onley VA 23418, phone 757-302-2029. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered alone.

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Peer Recovery Engagement Specialist

Full-time position available for a Peer Recovery Engagement Specialist with the Eastern Shore Community Services Board’s Parksley office location.    This position has the responsibility for increasing an individual’s engagement and participation in treatment and provide support for wellness, recovery resiliency, and self-advocacy and assisting individuals with needed community resources to promote recovery.     Requires a Registered Peer Recovery Specialist in the State of Virginia with relevant work and personal life experience in mental health and/or substance use with at least 2 years of sustained recovery.    Must have a good driving record.   Interested individuals should apply online or contact the Virginia Employment Commission, P.O. Box 9, Onley VA 23418, phone 757-302-2029. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered alone.

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Peer Recovery Specialist

Full-time position available for a Peer Recovery Specialist with the Eastern Shore Community Services Board’s Parksley office location.    This position has the responsibility for increasing an individual’s engagement and participation in treatment and provide support for wellness, recovery resiliency, and self-advocacy and providing well organized support services to those working towards recovery.     Must be a Registered Peer Recovery Specialist in the State of Virginia or be able to obtain this certification within 6 months of hire.    Requires a person who has experienced a mental health and/or substance use condition with at least 2 years of sustained recovery.    Must have a good driving record.   Interested individuals should apply online or contact the Virginia Employment Commission, P.O. Box 9, Onley VA 23418, phone 757-302-2029. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered alone.

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Mental Health Facility Technician

Full-time over night position available for a Mental Health Facility Technician.   This position is responsible for assisting adults who have a serious mental illness  with activities to increase independent living skills.   Other duties include assisting with the security and cleaning of the facility; performing routine maintenance; assisting individuals with self-administration of medications; and completing documentation.     Prior experience required.  Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

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How to Apply

Open positions with the ESCSB are listed above. Please click on the position(s) for which you wish to apply. Directions for submitting your application as well as lists of required supplemental information (licenses, etc.) are included with each posting. A thoroughly completed application must be submitted for each position of interest to you. All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check. ESCSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Unless noted otherwise, ESCSB positions are open until filled.

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Individuals experiencing a crisis should call 911 or
ESCSB emergency services call center at 757-442-7707