Careers

Join the JFS Family

JFS Richmond offers a pleasant working environment and a competitive compensation package, as well as a number of appealing benefits.

Through the hard work and dedication of our staff, JFS Richmond pursues its mission of helping all people achieve their full potential regardless of age, race, religion, or circumstance. The JFS staff approaches this commitment with the highest level of compassion, professionalism, and integrity with a strong focus on what matters most: the men, women, and children who turn to us for help everyday.

Employees are an integral part of the JFS family. We demonstrate our commitment to our staff by offering an appealing benefit package, competitive compensation, and a pleasant work environment.

Full-time administrative/professional employees are eligible for health, dental, long-term disability, vacation, sick, and retirement benefits, while full-time home-care employees are eligible for health, vacation, and retirement benefits.

Psychologist

An amazing opportunity to join one of Richmond’s most established non-profits in a position that allows you to impact and improve the lives of  people and work with a team of caring counselors.

JFS's Psychologist provides direct counseling, psychological assessments, capacity evaluations, and other clinical services to individuals, families and groups, in addition to some clinical supervision. The Psychologist may center services based on core training, experience and expertise and accreditation standards and/or license authorizations. S/he provides support to the agency and programs in a manner that is culturally sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical and assessment services (e.g. ADHD, ID, learning disorders, and mood disorders) as well as capacity evaluations and reports as assigned in a clear, concise, timely and organized manner
  • Work with COO to provide overall supervision and coordination of the counseling program
  • Helps ensure the program meets COA standards and applicable state, and insurance documentation and practice standards
  • Work with client(s) to establish individual or group treatment goals. Provide clinical service to clients as assigned. Maintain or obtain counseling skills to meet client needs.
  • Meets billable hours expectations
  • Maintain acceptable standards of professional practice
  • Quality Assurance: Complete all administrative tasks on time and within agency specifications. Maintain case records in accordance with agency requirements. Organize time to meet work obligations. Compile statistical data as needed. Write and express ideas and knowledge clearly in a concise, organized manner. Understand the obligations, function, programs, and services of the agency and their relationship to staff, clients, and the community
  • Participate in on-call services, community work, off-site work, and other needs of the agency as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Doctorate Degree from an accredited School of Psychology or related professional field.
  • S/he must be licensed in the state of Virginia.
  • Providerships preferred.

About JFS:

At Jewish Family Services (JFS) we believe everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. As the city’s most established non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, we are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.

For more than 169 years, JFS has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels. We take great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways.

Hours: Full time

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org or click the button below.

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

Senior Care Manager

The Senior Care Manager is an integral part of the Care Management Department, providing program leadership and comprehensive client services. The Senior Care Manager will help support the growth and development of the department through networking and promotion of Care Management services. The Senior Care Manager is responsible to provide information, support and services to clients and their families in a timely, professional ethical and compassionate manner. S/he provides support to the agency and programs in a manner that is culturally sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Client Services:

  • Addresses intake calls with potential clients and provides accurate and detailed information
  • Provides comprehensive case management services to complex clients
  • Provides advanced Care Management services, including comprehensive in-home assessments, consultation services, and assessment and case management services through third-party contracts
  • Ongoing collaboration and engagement with community resources available to support and meet the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities, as well as the needs of families and caregivers
  • Engagement with the current standards and criteria set by JFS for serving in the role as Guardianship, Conservatorship, Advanced Medical Directives, and Power of Attorney, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the legal criteria for eligibility
  • Knowledge of entitlements, eligibility guidelines and the application process
  • Maintain a balanced caseload and meet billable expectations
  • Works in partnership with care managers and interns to delegate out tasks and activities to meet clients’ needs
  • Engage in coordinated team approach to care through consultation and collaboration with staff

Compliance:

  • Professional, timely and accurate completion of paperwork as it relates to direct client care
  • Ongoing review and updates of client’s care plan

Program Needs:

  • Networking and relationship building with community partners to promote Care Management services in the community
  • Providing leadership and consultation to Care Managers
  • Attendance and active participation at all agency and department meetings
  • Duties assigned to an on-call shift
  • Other assignments as determined by Director

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Social Work or other Human Service degree,  preferred
  • Two to four years providing comprehensive case management with older adults and adults with disabilities
  • Working knowledge of age-related health issues, dementia, grief and loss and multidimensional caregiving
  • Personal skills needed to be successful as a Care Manager are creativity, flexibility, organizational skills, time management and the ability to work both independently and as a team player

About JFS:

At Jewish Family Services (JFS) we believe everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. As the city’s most established non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, we are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.

For more than 169 years, JFS has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels. We take great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways.

Hours: Full time

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org or click the button below.

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

Counseling Office Assistant

The Counseling Office Assistant provides support services and office coordination to the Counseling program and agency. S/he will provide administrative support to the agency and programs in a manner that is culturally sensitive to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

Responsibilities:

  • General administrative support to the Counseling program as directed by the COO and Counseling Office Manager
  • Provides daily counseling front desk coverage and back as needed for phones, customer assistance, office closings, and other duties as needed.
  • Maintains client files and database
  • Assists clinicians
  • Administers client surveys and after care surveys
  • Takes and records information from clients seeking services
  • Maintains counseling and staff schedules
  • Verifies and tracks counseling insurance and establishes efficient processes to ensure timely payment
  • Maintains insurance records in accordance with agency requirements
  • Participates regularly with Finance department regarding with client billing issues, insurance denials, and accounts receivable
  • Coordinates statistics
  • Learns and uses agency database software and uses it to its maximum capability
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement of a high school diploma. Associate degree in Business Administration or Medical Administration, desired. In lieu of an Associate degree, a minimum of two years’ work experience in an administrative role in a business or medical environment required.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office: Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Experience verifying insurance and working with an EHR, preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, decision-making and assertiveness skills

About JFS:

At Jewish Family Services (JFS) we believe everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. As the city’s most established non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, we are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.

For more than 169 years, JFS has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels. We take great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways.

Hours: Full time

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org or click the button below.

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

PCA Instructor (Part-Time)

Your nursing expertise and experience will play a vital role in the success of JFS’ mission to transform lives and strengthen our community.

JFS is seeking a Part-Time Personal Care Aide Course Instructor that will provide students with career technical training instruction, direction, and assistance in designated areas of instruction. We would like to have the PCA course monthly, for a total of 48 hours, Monday through Friday. This position would be for a regular ongoing monthly training program. Instructor will develop and prepare lessons; recommend curriculum changes and supplemental materials. Utilize workplace language and behavior expectations in lab and classroom; on a routine basis, inquire if individual students need assistance.

Job Summary:

  • Educating students on PCA course material
  • Evaluate competence and skills of PCA students
  • Proctor and grade all reviews and exams according to the curriculum
  • Instructors are responsible for filing all students’ exams and reviews into the respective student’s files
  • Instructors are responsible for recording and monitoring student’s attendance and performance to assess student’s readiness for the Personal Care Aide position
  • Instructors are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment and are accountable for all supplies as per the schools requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Active RN license in good standing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Home Care policies and procedures is a plus but not required
  • Must have a friendly, positive disposition and be a team player
  • Teaching experience is preferred but not mandatory

JFS does have a train the trainer instructor availability to teach the PCA course.

About JFS:

At Jewish Family Services (JFS) we believe everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. As the city’s most established non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, we are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.

For more than 169 years, JFS has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels. We take great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways.

Hours: Part-time

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org or click the button below.

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

Care Services Sales Specialist (Part-Time)

An exciting opportunity to join one of Richmond’s most established non-profits in a position that allows you to grow the organization’s impact on the lives of older adults and people with disabilities.

The Care Services Sales Specialist is the key staff member involved in community networking that enhances organizational growth in Home Care, Care Management, and Counseling. S/he identifies, develops and maintains external business sources and referrals for the agency. This staff member performs direct marketing and develops business plan with responsibility from prospecting to closure. S/he works closely with agency executive, administrative, and program staff.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Calls on physicians, hospital nursing facilities’ management, discharge planners, and case managers to promote the sale of designated services
  • Develops external referral sources for JFS with emphasis on Care Services and off-site Counseling
  • Networks with community sources for program expansion and awareness
  • Maintains acceptable standards of professional practice
  • Develops and maintains sales and marketing budget and works with CEO to establish and achieve benchmarks
  • Coordinates  timely meetings with referral sources
  • Develops and maintains community target contact list
  • Implements business plans, prepares quarterly updates, and manages sales/time resources according to plan
  • Participates in community work and keeps agency executive staff informed and knowledgeable of community issues
  • Collaborates with  fundraising efforts and strategies as needed
  • Attends  and  participates in agency committee meetings to discuss sales activities, pricing, potential problems, and new opportunities
  • Understand the obligations, function, programs, and services of the agency and their relationship to staff, clients, and the community
  • Organizes time to meet work obligations
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or health related field, preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in sales, marketing and public relations
  • Basic knowledge of physician, hospital, or skilled nursing facilities, case management and discharge planning service needs required
  • Strong communication skills with ability to positively work with staff, general public and referral sources
  • Writes and expresses ideas and knowledge clearly in a concise, organized manner

Hours: Part-time

About JFS:

At Jewish Family Services (JFS) we believe everyone is entitled to services that enrich their life and help their overall well-being. As the city’s most established non-profit resource for care, counseling and adoption, we are dedicated to building a stronger, healthier and happier Richmond.

For more than 169 years, JFS has provided exceptional guidance and support to individuals and families of all ages, faiths and income levels. We take great pride in helping to change lives in productive and positive ways.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

CNAs, PCAs or Companions

We are always seeking caring and kind Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), Personal Care Assistants (PCA) or Companions to join our Home Care team. JFS is one of the longest-running social service agencies in Richmond and are proud of our history of helping clients regardless of race, religion, income and more. A career at JFS is an excellent opportunity to achieve growth for motivated and enthusiastic caregivers. You’ll love a career at JFS!

JFS offers:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Competitive pay
  • Vacation time
  • Retirement
  • Health insurance

Some of the job requirements:

  • Assisting residents with completing activities of daily living based on an individual care plan
  • Assists with medication
  • Performs activities designed to engage the client socially
  • Maintain client safety and report any change in status or condition to supervisor
  • All staff are required to work two weekends per month
  • Understands and adheres to established JFS policies and procedures

Job requirements:

  • Certification from valid CNA or PCA School within the State of Virginia (CNA and PCA only)
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable car, driver’s license, and proof of insurance
  • Cell phone
  • Current PPD (TB test) record
  • Able to work two weekends per month

EOE

JFS Richmond does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

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