The Women’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and believes in equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Accordingly, all employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity. These decisions include recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, discipline, compensation, benefits, training, and other personnel actions involving persons in all job titles and shall occur without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation and gender identity.

To apply for a position, please send resume and salary requirements to:

The Women’s Center
Attn: Human Resources Director
505 N. East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

Or, email your resume and salary requirements.

Available Positions

Grant Coordinator

Position: up to 20 hours, M-F 8:30am-5pm, flexible hours

Summary/Objective: The Primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the grants program of The Women’s Center. Develop, write, and monitor the agency’s private grants and maintain effective private grants system.

Shelter Program Assistant

Position: Full –time 40hrs weekends and evenings required

Summary/Objective: Ensuring client participation in chores, meal preparation, cleaning, sorting and storing of donations, and purchasing supplies.

Childcare Specialist

Position: 24 hours per week; Evenings required. Schedule description.

Summary/Objective: To provide on-site childcare services.

Shelter Advocate 

Position: Full-time & Part-time, Multiple Shift

Summary/Objective: To provide coverage for the domestic violence shelter and the 24-hour hotline and provide guidance, advocacy and support to shelter residents.

Housing Specialist

Position: Full-time, some evenings and weekends required

Summary/Objective: To provide advocacy, and supportive services to Transitional Living clients and other clients as needed. Work involves orienting all eligible participants to the program and providing housing resources and supportive services to promote self-sufficiency, integration into the community, and long term stable housing

Youth Advocate

Position: Fulltime, Mon – Thurs scheduled hours between 10am & 8pm, Friday
8:30am-5pm, weekend availability

Summary/Objective: To provide advocacy and support to children affected by domestic abuse and sexual assault/abuse.

Internship Opportunities

Interested undergrad students are encouraged to apply for our three-month internship program. Undergraduate internships are offered year-round. They are designed for students who are interested in learning about the full scope of our agency and include duties such as donation sorting, client childcare, and clerical/administrative tasks. 

Please note: We do not offer master level internships. And, all interns must complete Advocate Training. 

To apply, please fill out our volunteer application, send in your resume, cover letter, and program requirements to our Volunteer Coordinator via email. The Volunteer Coordinator will then reach out to schedule an interview.