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Employment Opportunities

The Women’s Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and service provider operating under an Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Plan.

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.

Children’s Advocate
Position: Full-time, evenings and weekends required
Summary/Objective: To provide crisis intervention, individual support, advocacy, group activities, and other supportive services to children and their families residing in The Women’s Center Shelter and Transitional Living programs.

Dual Domestic Abuse/Sexual Violence Advocate
Position: Full-time, some evenings and weekends required
Summary/Objective: To provide advocacy, counseling, and supportive services to any victim of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Shelter Advocate
Position: Full-time, 2nd shift
Summary/Objective: To provide coverage for the domestic violence shelter and the 24-Hour Hotline including advocacy and support to shelter residents and callers.

Shelter Program Assistant
Position: Full-time, evenings and weekend required
Summary/Objective: To ensure adequate supplies for client meals, cleaning, and optimal functioning of shelter program.  Assigns tasks to residents, support for 24-hour hotline and shelter advocates.  Co-facilitation of some shelter groups. Sorting, storing, and distribution of donations and purchasing supplies.

Systems Liaison Advocate
Position: Full-time, variable hours
Summary/Objective: To advocate for survivors of domestic violence who have been deemed at high risk for lethality by law enforcement. This position will also provide safety planning, court accompaniment, advocacy, and referrals. This position will also provide education to community partners.

Violence Prevention Advocate
Position: Full-time, some evenings and weekends required
Summary/Objective: To be a public representative of The Women’s Center providing and coordinating all community awareness and prevention education related to the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault and abuse.

Youth Advocate – Sexual Assault/Abuse
Position: Full-time, some evenings and weekends required
Summary/Objective: To provide counseling, support and advocacy to children affected by sexual assault/abuse. Will provide services to domestic violence victims as needed.


Internship Opportunities
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, front desk support, and clerical/administrative tasks. To learn more and apply, visit our Volunteer page.

Please note: We do not offer master level internships.