Join our team of partners by volunteering at the FJC. We appreciate your gift of time and look forward to working with you!


  • Assist with critical administrative duties, such as clerical support, special events management assistance, research and statistics gathering, etc. Qualifications: must have basic computer skills.


  • Provide support for operations, such as hospitality, reception, and the Children’s Room.  Qualifications: Warmth, compassion, and an easy smile!


  • Assist with special projects and events, including program development, grant writing, fundraising events, media outreach, public relations, and planning of community events. Qualifications: public relations, grant writing, or program planning skills or a desire to gain social service experience.


Email us at volunteer@essexcountyfjc.org and tell us about your project interests and skills. We hope to find the right match for you. Please note that all on-site volunteers are required to undergo a criminal background check.

ESSEX COUNTY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER  Leroy F. Smith Jr. Public Safety Building, 60 Nelson Place, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102, 973-230-7229

Services available Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Easily accessible via public transportation. Click here for directions to the center.

Please use a computer at a safe location. There is always a computer trail.

If you are in danger, call 911 or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 TTY 1-800-787-3224

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