The SJW Program operates annually from August to June with Workers serving at a variety of locations inspired by the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph — to move always towards a love of God and neighbor without distinction. We accept applications and interview applicants on a rolling basis with two priority dates:

First Priority Deadline: January 15th

Second Priority Deadline: March 15th

Please apply using the online process below.

Applications will be processed in the order they are received until all positions are filled. We will review each application as it comes in and schedule interviews in as timely a fashion as is possible. We will not officially close the application season until all positions have been filled.

If you have any questions before, during or after the application process, please contact Sr. Theresa Scanlon, CSJ at


If you have any questions about the interview process, the application, or the program in general, please don’t hesitate to call. We look forward to talking with you!

Items needed to complete an application:

  • Completed Application Form (select New York as your program location) (
  • Résumé
  • Autobiographical and Program Values questions
  • Self-reference
  • Three letters of reference and one Community Member/Housemate reference (submitted online via
  • Transcript (non-official transcripts accepted. From highest level of education completed)


Please note that you can save your progress and resume your application by clicking on the “Save my progress and resume later” link provided at the top or bottom of the online form. You will be asked to create a username and password, and will receive a confirmation email with a link to proceed with your application. If you have any questions or experience any difficulties, please contact Sr. Theresa Scanlon, CSJ at