Career & Service Opportunities

The team-orientated environment at Bays is the most rewarding and supportive I have ever experienced!
- 2018 BAYS Florida Employee Survey

Bays offers career growth while serving others. I love my job!
- 2018 BAYS Florida Employee Survey

I have worked for this wonderful organization for 10 years. I can't imagine working anywhere else.
- 2018 BAYS Florida Employee Survey

Career & Service Opportunities

Employment Opportunities:

BAYS is looking for team members with passion, dedication and enthusiasm for helping kids and families in our community. Our employees have made us a Tampa Bay Top Workplace 3 years in a row, a distinction we are very proud of.

We offer a competitive benefits package to eligible employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life Insurance & AD&D, Short Term Disability, 403(b) Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Paid Holidays, Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Supplemental Coverages, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Discounted Gym Membership, and more.

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Internship Opportunities:

BAYS Florida welcomes students from local colleges and universities to participate in non-paid internships with our organization. We strive to make internships meaningful and beneficial to students as they gain real world experience working in the field of juvenile justice services. BAYS Florida is aware that students maintain very busy schedules and is able to offer a wide range of schedules to accommodate.

Bachelor level Interns and Master Level Interns: The internship of applying has to be done through the placement office of the university that you attend. Please do not attempt to contact BAYS Florida directly without permission of your placement office. The Placement Office at the University will reach out to BAYS Florida and sign an agreement. After the agreement is in place the student will set up an interview with BAYS Florida. The  Interns that are considered for an internship with BAYS Florida must be able to pass a level two background screening. 

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • View the case management process with BAYS from conception to completion.
  • Learn the rules and procedures of the Juvenile Diversion Alternative Program (JDAP). 
  • Learn and have specific trainings related to the JDAP program and the Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Be educated on the difference between non-profit and for-profit agencies in the Juvenile Justice Arena.
  • Learn the key concepts of case management shadowing along with BAYS case managers
  • Have the experience of exposure to a diverse population in the juvenile court system, in the community, in individual/family setting, and in psycho-educational class settings. 
  • Be able to implement their learned skills and compliment their education with a placement with BAYS Florida.