It takes many hands and hearts to serve the needs of others. We believe that faith in God is at the core of the helping process. Bethany House of Northern Virginia, Inc. seeks individuals who have a compassionate heart and want to partner with us to help restore and empower those in crisis. BHNV is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

We are not hiring for any positions at this time.

You can still submit your resume to We will save it as reference when the next position opens.


Bethany House of Northern Virginia, Inc. offers internships for bachelor- or master-level students from accredited colleges/universities for one or two semesters. Direct service and counseling internships will help prepare students to work with domestic violence victims and their children. Business internships will allow students to develop a greater understanding of non-profit management and fundraising & development. 

Internship Expectations

Direct Service

Assist the Family Assistance Program workers by providing additional professional support services in the areas of case management, counseling and life skills training.


Must be enrolled in Master- or Doctoral-level accredited programs in counseling, clinical social work, psychology or other mental health professions. Counseling interns provide individual and group counseling to adult and child clients residing in BHNV’s shelters.


Assist the Development Team with special event planning, grant researching, building relationships with donors, raising awareness about domestic violence, coordinating volunteers, and overseeing communications and publications.

Current Status on Internships

BHNV accepts application for internships at least one semester in advance. In your cover letter, please include a brief summary of what is required by your college/university: hours (direct service and indirect service), type of supervision, etc.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to
If you are applying to a counseling internship, confirm that you are enrolled in an accredited graduate level program in mental health in your cover letter.