Employment Opportunities

NJCTS is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:


Summer Interns

NJCTS offers paid internships to college-age youth. Interns will work with staff to assist in preparing Family Retreat Weekend and the Leadership Academy and other administrative tasks. This internship prepares youth for their next step by helping them to develop experience in a supportive, positive environment. Interested applicants should contact NJCTS Program Manager Barbara Chabner at 908-575-7350 or bchabner@njcts.org.

Family Outreach and Volunteer Program Coordinator

Position Summary: Reporting to the Program Manager, the Family Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator organizes and maintains family support and volunteer recruitment programs.

Key Responsibilities:   

  • Develops, implements, manages, and continually enhances ongoing programs including
    • Family support, including intakes and ongoing support
      • Ensures all families are informed about the range of support available from and through NJCTS
    • Manages and expands family support opportunities
    • Physician referral program
      • Conducts outreach to hospitals and doctors’ offices to increase awareness of NJCTS medical education programs
      • Identify experts to add to Physicians Referral List
    • Medical outreach program
      • Conducts outreach to hospitals and residence programs to schedule medical training for doctors, residents, and other medical staff
    • Volunteer recruitment, assignment, support, and retention to include corporate and school team participation
    • Summer Intern recruitment, training, and supervision
  • Collaborates on development and implementation
    • Family Retreat Weekend
    • Leadership Academy
    • Others as assigned
  • Collaborates with Staff to ensure successful relationships and participation at conferences for professionals
  • Collects and reports on data relative to all program activities including family support, Family Retreat Weekend, physician referral list, and volunteer program
  • Represents NJCTS at various community and county based organizational meetings as appropriate
  • Ensures that all families are referred to Rutgers repository as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor in social work, counseling, psychology, or human services
  • 3-5 years of work experience, ideally in a social work environment
  • Demonstrated experience matching resources to recipients
  • Ability to match and then supervise volunteers to organizational need
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Self starter and creative thinker
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and analytical skills
  • Experience with identifying/analyzing needs toward program improvement
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to carry weight of up to 15 lbs (relative to conference table set up) 

Compensation and Application Process

Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with similar non-profit organizations. This is a full-time position based in Somerville, NJ.

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Resumes@njcts.org. Please use Family Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line.

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