Careers and Volunteer Opportunities


* NEW * Employment Opportunity – Temporary Part-time Certified Application Counselor (Bilingual) (click here to download PDF with full details)

New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund is hiring a Part-time Certified Application Counselor. Working under the Director of ACA Enrollment, this person will help in increasing access to affordable healthcare options (Affordable Care Act) through application and enrollment assistance for people who may be eligible for affordable health insurance through the state marketplace. The Part-time Certified Application Counselor will assist consumers’ one-on-one in applying for healthcare coverage, conduct community and grassroots outreach and education, in coordination with local community organizations. This person will also assist in facilitating webinars to inform the public on different health related topics. Although the job will initially be remote, it may change to a physical location as time progresses pending COVID restrictions. Occasional in person trainings will be required.

* NEW * Employment Opportunity – Digital Organizer (click here). 

NJCA is hiring a full-time, Digital Organizer based out of our Highland Park office, currently operating remotely. The Digital Organizer will oversee and execute strategies to increase NJCA’s online presence, network of supports and service program participants, and build power for NJCA so we can successfully achieve social change for low and moderate income families and people of color.

* NEW * Employment Opportunity – Bilingual Community Educator (click here)

NJCA is hiring a full-time, Bilingual Community Educator who will be responsible for coordinating NJCA’s education and outreach on fair housing, as well as basic financial education and other consumer financial protection issues. Community education and outreach will be conducted in-person and/or virtually in accordance with all public health guidelines. This position will be based out of our Newark office at the Hahne’s Building. Anyone interest in the position should email their cover letter and resume to

* NEW* Employment Opportunity – Bilingual Intake and Outreach Coordinator (click here)

NJCAEF is hiring a full‐time, bilingual Intake and Outreach Coordinator whose responsible will include intake and case management of fair housing complaint allegations, technical assistance requests, landlord/tenant complaints, and requests for fair housing information or referrals. The IOC is responsible for designing and implementing trainings and outreach through presentations, webinars, publications, online platforms including social media. Trainings are provided to housing consumers, social service agencies, housing providers, local government, and the general public. The IOC is responsible for publicizing NJCAEF’s fair housing program and services throughout the state and representing NJCAEF at meetings and events.

Job Opportunity – Tax Preparers (click here)

Over the past 14 years, NJCA has provided free, quality tax return preparation for low and moderate individuals and families. New Jersey Citizen Action is now accepting resumes for temporary Tax Preparers to work in our various locations. Flexible hours are available Mondays to Saturdays. Training classes are available.

Job Opportunity – Fair Housing Testers (click here)

NJCAEF, a HUD-designated Fair Housing Agency, is hiring paid Fair Housing Testers to help make sure people are not being denied housing because of their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or familial status. We are hiring a diverse group of testers to investigate housing discrimination in Essex, Hudson, Union, Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Ocean and Monmouth counties.


New Jersey Citizen Action is in need of volunteers working out of our Highland Park and Newark offices on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays to do data inputting of and phone calling to activists across the state, inviting them to participate in upcoming events and actions coordinated by NJCA. Interested individuals should call NJCA at (732) 246-4772 or (973) 643-8800 and speak with Liz, Beverly, Dena or, Maura.