JBWS - Jersey Battered Women's Service


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Careers & Internships

Thank you for your interest in joining JBWS. We employ approximately 75 staff in a variety of full and part-time clinical, outreach and administrative positions. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in our hiring practices to all individuals. As such, JBWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or any other prohibited basis. Volunteer opportunities are available also.

Student Internship Opportunities

JBWS utilizes between five and eight interns in several JBWS programs during the school year. In general, JBWS interns are first or second year master's level students in Social Work or Counseling. Most of the internships are for clinical positions and we sometimes have a need for administrative interns. All interns must complete a 40+ hours training program provided by JBWS. Prospective interns should work through their school internships programs. For any questions or for more information, please contact the Professional Training Manager at 973-267-7520 X121 or training@jbws.org. EOE

Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position with JBWS, please email us your cover letter and resume and reference the job title. Thank you.

CHILDREN'S RECREATION WORKER JBWS seeks an enthusiastic and responsible individual for children’s recreation services. Duties include the provision of structured indoor/outdoor children’s activities, model effective parenting skills and provide support to children’s volunteers.  Candidates should have experience working with children, knowledge of child development, and excellent interpersonal skills. Candidate must complete 40 hours of domestic violence training upon hire.  Schedule includes Tuesday & Thursday evening 6:00pm-8:30pm. Send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org. EOE


JBWS  is seeking an hourly counselor  to join a team of dedicated professionals to work with men in an abuse intervention program. This  reliable, and flexible individual will be responsible for providing group counseling, intake sessions and ongoing support to perpetrators of domestic abuse. Licensed (LSW/LCSW or LAC/LPC)  or license eligible preferred.  Bilingual in Spanish required. Must be available Thursday evenings to facilitate group. Candidate must complete 40 hours of domestic violence training upon hire. Send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org. EOE


including day, evening and overnight (awake position). Seeking per diem advocate to provide support and advocacy for residential clients. Responsibilities include helpline, crisis intervention, intake, assessment and security cameras. BSW or related degree is required. Send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org. EOE

PER DIEM OVERNIGHT ADVOCATE (awake position to work weekends)

BSW or related degree is required.  Responsibilities include answering 24-hour helpline, crisis intervention, assessment, intakes, and monitoring security cameras. Send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org or fax to 973-605-5898 with the name of the position.  EOE


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