Career Opportunities

We are always looking for the right match for our team, whether in the field or in the office.

Feel free to send your resume or request an application by calling us at (540) 951-0358, via email at info@shelteralternatives.com or or just drop by our office at 701 Progress Street, Blacksburg.


Marketing Specialist

We are interested in hiring a Marketing Specialist to handle graphic design, print ads, social media, and special events for our team. The position will require part-time work for now, about 10 hours a week, and could develop into more. We are open to hiring interns and parents of young children. Position requires computer skills and marketing knowledge and experience. The ideal candidate will have some understanding of sustainability messaging and single family residential design and construction. Attention to detail, organization and clear communications are critical. Pay dependent on experience, generally $12-$20/hr.


Skilled Carpenter

Skilled Carpenter position available with Shelter Alternatives Inc. Our award winning Design Build Team continues creating great homes in the New River Valley of Virginia in our 30th year. Applicant must have at least 5 years combined, broad-based experience in residential construction. The successful applicant will exhibit a commitment to quality, dependable accuracy, and a decent driving record. We need a forward thinking self-starter that can follow directions and communicate clearly with our team. Must be adaptable and own personal tools. Benefits offered. Join our team and be part of our success story. Please respond with an introductory letter describing recent work history.

Job Type: Full-time