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. Student internship and volunteer opportunities are available also.

  Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position with JBWS, you can email your resume to employment@jbws.org or fax it to 973-605-5898 and please reference the Job Code or position.

Development Administrative Assistant

PT 20 hr./wk. development admin. asst. to manage agency’s donor database, correspondence and mailings, reconcile and track donations. Other administrative duties.  Demonstrated competence in word processing, spreadsheet applications, use of Internet and database administration.  Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database required.  Highly organized and able to maintain confidentiality.  Cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org.


Day-Time Advocate - FT Bachelor’s level (BSW or related degree required) 7-3 position available for an advocate in the Safe House. Position includes responsibilities for the security cameras, helpline, crisis intervention, intakes, and providing support to and advocacy for residential clients.  Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org  or fax to 973-455-0830 with name of position.


Bilingual Counselor - FT Master’s level (MSW or related degree) position available for a Bilingual (Spanish/English) counselor.  Position includes direct service for Spanish speaking victims of domestic violence including; crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling and case management.

Position includes two evenings a week. E-mail resume to employment@jbws.org or fax to 973-455-0830 with name of position

Client Support Counselor –

Master’s level (MSW or related degree) 18-hour per week position that includes direct service in the counseling and legal advocacy programs for victims of domestic violence including; crisis intervention, follow up, individual and/or group counseling and case management.

Email resume to employment@jbws.org


Per diem positions, including overnights, in the safe house. This is an awake postion . Duties include providing support to residential clients, helpline, and intake assessment. BSW or related. Include this code in subject line: RESCOUN.

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 Volunteer Program Manager at 973-267-7520 X129 or volunteer@jbws.org.

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