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Careers at Western Tidewater Community Services Board

“If you are passionate about helping others this is the place for you. If you’re looking more so into helping the community then this is the place for you. WTCSB provided me the opportunity to learn and grow and obtain the necessary experience to succeed in my future endeavors.”
Clinician 1, Suffolk

We Are A
Community of Hope

Established in 1971, Western Tidewater Community Services Board (WTCSB) is the single point of entry for access to mental health services, developmental disabilities support, and substance abuse services for Franklin and Suffolk and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton.

Although this is still the core of our service today, Western Tidewater CSB has also evolved into so much more – it has evolved into a community of hope and caring, offering wrap-around care to all of our community members.

WTCSB provides integrated services and relief for multiple mental health needs, as well as support for individuals with developmental disabilities, and advocacies related to overcoming substance abuse – all in one place.

We also offer a variety of behavioral/mental health training tto our staff, providing valuable resources and tools for those affected, directly and indirectly, by mental health and substance abuse challenges.

Current Job Openings

You can browse current open positions below. Feel free to filter by job category. When you find the job that you are interested in click into the description to get more information and start the application process.

    Pay is well over minimum wage with great benefits

    I loved working at WTCSB. It was a great learning experience. I’d still be working there if I hadn’t moved. Pay is well over minimum wage with great benefits. I’d strongly consider working there again if I ever moved back to the area.

    Program Technician

    Great opportunity to grow

    One year of employment with this agency has taught me more, not only professional /job-specific skills, but also personal life management skills.

    Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor

    Excellent opportunties

    The company serves a population with significant needs that would otherwise be ignored and invests in employee development.


    Live by your values, work by your values.

    We continually strive to value staff, support diversity, and promote excellence and personal choice in the provision of consumer care:

    WTCSB strives to respect cultural differences
    WTCSB strives to support multi-cultural awareness and growth by identifying trainings and resources.
    WTCSB strives to build cohesive workplace environments by promoting cultural equality.
    WTCSB strives to partner with community efforts to advocate for racial and cultural parity.

    Our mission is to provide a coordinated system of quality, recovery-oriented care to the citizens we serve. Moving forward together, we are committed to doing our part to unite with the communities we serve in their peaceful efforts to promote equality, foster goodwill, and offer strength and service to all citizens in need of our support.

    Download the pdf with all fringe benefits

    FULL-TIME SALARIED EMPLOYEES – Work a 37.5-hour work week with a half hour paid lunch break and are eligible to receive and/or participate in all WTCSB benefits.

    ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE – Accrual rate of 3.6923 hours of both Annual and Sick Leave per pay period. Annual Leave cannot be utilized during the initial six months of the Probationary Period. When an employee is on leave without pay status, no benefits will accrue or be paid. Employees who work in the School Counseling Intervention Program (SCIP) and are 10-month employees will not accrue annual leave.

    LIFE INSURANCE – Life Insurance is provided for eligible employees, their spouse, and children. The premium is paid by WTCSB. The employees’ insurance benefit amount is equal to two times the employee’s annual earnings, rounded to the nearest $1000 (does not exceed $100,000). The Dependent insurance benefit amount shall be as set by the provider.

    HEALTH & DENTAL, VISION INSURANCE – Health, Dental, and vision insurance are available to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Western Tidewater Community Services Board offers 3 all-inclusive health plans that include medical, dental and vision coverage:

    • Anthem High Deductible Health Plan (Blue View Vision plan, Delta Dental-Dental coverage with either the Comprehensive or Preventative dental options)
    • Anthem Key Advantage 500 Plan (Blue View Vision plan, Delta Dental-Dental coverage with either the Comprehensive or Preventative dental options)
    • Optima HMO Plan (Eye Med vision plan, and Dominion National dental coverage)

    RETIREMENT – Retirement benefits are provided to eligible employees via the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). Employees are required to pay the full 5% employee contribution to VRS; this will be a pre-tax payroll deduction. Employees are Plan 1, Plan 2 or Hybrid Retirement Plan Members.

    HOLIDAYS – WTCSB offers 10 1⁄2 paid holidays: January 2nd following New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day; Employee Appreciation-Day February 20th, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Half Day on November 23rd, Thanksgiving Day, November 25th, Half Day December 23rd, and Christmas Observance day December 26th.

    PRIMARY WORK SITE AND WORK HOURS – Every employee of the Western Tidewater Community Services Board is assigned a primary work site based on individual program requirements. The official work hours of the agency are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are no defined or guaranteed break periods in any workday. Lunch periods will be a maximum of sixty (60) minutes or a minimum of 30 minutes during each workday. Work schedules may vary within programs. Acceptance of employment with WTCSB means you agree to work according to the work schedule, and at the program site(s) assigned by the Program Supervisor or Director.

    WORK WEEK – The established work week (Monday – Sunday) for full-time employees shall not be less than forty (40) hours and shall be the same for all persons occupying full-time positions.

    (*New Benefit in 2023!)

    Support for you to achieve your goals

    Your ambitions are important to us. Through our partnership with Capella University, employees of Western Tidewater Community Services Board and their immediate family members are eligible for significant educational benefits, each designed to help you reach your goals. These include:

    Scholarship opportunities and more:

    • Explore $5,000-$20,000 GuidedPath scholarships on eligible bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, plus an additional 10% tuition discount.
    • Get a 50% tuition discount on your first 12-week session of FlexPath, plus save an additional 10% throughout your program.
    • Access to free professional development opportunities
    • Waived $50 application fee

    Capella provides an online education that’s flexible and designed to fit the way you live. Capella offers a large selection of online degree programs, including Psychology, Therapy/Counseling, and Social Work at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels as well as certificate opportunities. All programs at Capella qualify for partner benefits. For more information on Capella programs and tuition benefits, please visit: