Human Services has immediate openings in several positions throughout our agency, including nurses, clinicians, and support staff. Select positions are eligible for a hiring bonus. Please visit the DHS Careers Page for more information and how to apply.

 Volunteers and Interns

​Volunteers​​​​​​​​​​​​
​The Human Services Department is committed to community engagement and welcomes volunteers interested in strengthening families or assisting with meeting the needs of individuals in our community who live with intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders, and /or also face socio-economic challenges. Volunteer opportunities may include the following assignments:
  • Serving as a friend on an Open Table
  • Serving on Board sponsored committees
  • Serving as coaches or instructors within the Bank On program
  • Assisting with seasonal activities such as the Holiday Project​
  • Serving as a classroom assistant to children wih develpmental delays
To learn more about volunteer opportunities please contact Ms. Alice Testerman, Volunteer Services Coordinator, at (757) 385-3538| Cell (757) 477-6884 or atesterm@vbgov.com.
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Interns
Internship opportunities will be available to students from the following schools/ programs: Old Dominion University - Human Services Counseling; Norfolk State University - BSW & MSW programs; Regent University - Counseling.

​Due to limited program and supervisory availability, the department is unable to accommodate requests from students at any other school or university.  For questions or further information: email: DHSInterns@vbgov.com​​