Career Opportunities

AGENCY
JBWS is the lead partner for the Morris Family Justice Center based in Morristown. JBWS is a private, nonprofit agency that provides safety, support and solutions for abuse for anyone who faces the issues of intimate partner abuse regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity. The vision of JBWS is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. More than 75 paid staff and nearly 200 volunteers work together with the help of the community to fulfill the agency mission. JBWS is an equal opportunity employer. JBWS values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Director, Morris Family Justice Center

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a Director to lead the Morris Family Justice Center (MFJC), a nationally recognized best practice model for serving victims of domestic violence. JBWS is the lead agency in the MFJC collaborative with Morris County law enforcement, legal, counseling, and social service partners who co-locate their services at the MFJC in the Morristown court complex. The Director oversees the collaborative partnerships and services provided to victims of domestic violence, ensuring adherence to the FJC model of a single location that meets the varied needs of DV victims. Additionally, this position oversees programming provided by the Crisis Response Team (CRT) and Legal Advocacy Services (LAS); supervises MFJC staff; monitors outcomes; and participates in grant reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s degree in social work or related field, required
• 3+ years of direct service and supervisory experience, required
• Experience with leadership roles and responsibilities, effectively and independently make decisions based on sound judgment
• Proven ability to work effectively with colleagues around identified client needs, including domestic violence
• Must possess a valid driver’s license
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Candidates with 40-hour domestic violence training preferred however candidates without training must complete 40-hours of domestic violence training upon hire.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
All candidates should submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and a resume, along with the job title to Employment@jbws.org.

 

Client Services Specialist, Morris Family Justice Center

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are seeking a Client Service Specialist (CSS) to provide case management, advocacy, and safety planning services to victims of domestic violence at the Morris Family Justice Center (MFJC) for which JBWS is the lead agency. The MFJC is a collaboration between JBWS and Morris County law enforcement, legal, counseling, and social service partners who co-locate their services at the MFJC in the Morristown court complex. A key role of this position is collaborating with onsite partners as well as Municipal and Superior court staff to address client needs.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field
• Bilingual Spanish-speaking, preferred
• Experience with case management and advocacy services, required, with preferred experience addressing needs of individuals who have experienced Domestic Violence and/or trauma
• Experience utilizing crisis intervention skills, conducting needs assessments, and assisting in safety planning
• Experience utilizing a strengths-based, client-centered, trauma-informed approach
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and flexibility
• Ability to work Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm with flexibility to work 1 evening per week, as needed
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Must complete 40-hours of domestic violence training upon hire

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
All candidates should submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and a resume, along with the job title to Employment@jbws.org.