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Join Our Team


Join our compassionate and dedicated team. You can make a positive difference in the lives of others today!

We are committed to diversity and being an equal-opportunity employer. We offer the following:

  • Comprehensive training

  • Appreciation

  • Rewarding and challenging careers

  • Competitive wages


If you are interested in any of the positions below click the title for the job description.  You can email your resume to


Current positions available:

Candidates may apply by filling on our online job application here.

Become an Intern

Internships are available at FWS in a variety of different fields. We accept Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s students. Placements are limited and are granted based on availability in your field of study. Placement is not guaranteed. FWS runs semester or year-long internship programs.  Students receive close supervision by Agency personnel and have the opportunity to integrate, utilize and apply classroom content to practical experiences.  The practicum is intended to produce a professionally reflective, self-evaluating, knowledgeable, and developing social work practitioner.

To apply for an internship with FWS please contact 313.579.1000 ext 258 or email



We welcome all volunteers.  You can help in many ways:

  • Weekly Community Food Distribution Program - every Monday afternoon at 3 pm at our Charlevoix location

  • Academic Tutoring - Tutoring support for youth/teens as part of our Out-of-School Time program

  • Homework Help - Help our youth/teens with homework as part of our Out-of-School Time program

  • Career Day Speaker - Come speak to our youth/teens about your career journey

  • Senior Outreach Services - From food and supply distribution to welfare checks, you can support seniors in the community

  • Environmental Services Assistance with grounds-keeping,  painting, landscaping, etc.

  • Child CareAssistance with children in our program (must have a DHS clearance registry letter)

  • Administration - Assistance with administrative functions

  • Receptionist - Assistance with answering phone calls and greeting visitors

All volunteers must pass a police background clearance and other clearances may be necessary.  Please contact us for volunteer opportunities at 313.579.1000, or

Become and Intern

It Takes a Village...

and You!

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