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Henry Street is Hiring!

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We’re a great place to work!

Henry Street Settlement is like no other organization, and our positions are not ordinary jobs. Every day Henry Street’s dedicated team carries out a 130-year blueprint of service to our community established by our founder, Lillian Wald, in 1893. In return for our team’s essential work, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • wage floor of $22 per hour
  • excellent health benefits for full-time team members
  • an extensive professional development and online learning program
  • scholarships to support higher education
  • deep investment in diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • social work CEUs fully paid
  • employee recognition programs
  • Health & Wellness and Training & Development committees that include frontline staff

Henry Street celebrates diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer—all persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability, sex or gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We will endeavor to offer reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with specific access needs. If you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please reach out to the People Team at or call 212.766.9200.

Social Work Internships 

Henry Street offers social work and mental health internship field placements in programs across the agency, including our Health & Wellness, Education & Employment, Transitional & Supportive Housing, and Older Adult Services divisions.

Requirements to apply:
– Currently enrolled in an MSW, BSW, or Mental Health Counseling program
– Ability to work onsite on the Lower East Side; some sites have remote options
– Background checks may be required for some site placements

Internship placements are made on a rolling basis. Please note, due to the large number of applicants, our agency is not able to place all students in an internship or provide placement within a particular site or population.

To inquire about current social work internship opportunities, please contact us at

Button – Need help with your job search?

Whether you’re applying to work at Henry Street or looking to take your career elsewhere, we can help! Our Workforce Development Center at 178 Broome Street offers a comprehensive range of career supports, including resume and interview support, job placement, job training, and retention services for adults, youth, and business owners. Click here to get started!

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