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.

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

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.

Development Director

Jewish Family Services (JFS), a vibrant, nonprofit Health and Human Services agency founded in Richmond in 1849, is seeking a highly motivated Development Director to provide leadership, strategic vision and management of all development and communication efforts. The Director reports directly to the CEO, works closely with Program Staff, Board members, Trustees, volunteers and community partners. This position manages development activities including annual fund campaign, planned giving, major gifts, grants, events, and communications, with an annual budget of $1MM.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Accountability for Development Committee meetings and activities
  • Developing and executing donor solicitation strategies as well as diversifying and growing our donor base
  • Overseeing the fundraising budget and generating reporting to ensure goals are being met or exceeded
  • Maintaining accurate development records
  • Leading the planning and execution of events, collaborating with volunteers, board members and community partners
  • Supervision of development staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of nonprofit development leadership experience with marketing, public relations and communication experience a plus
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated expertise in a diversified funding base including annual, major gifts, planned giving, and grant writing and outcome reporting
  • Proven success in soliciting and closing major gifts and building and maintaining long term relationships and partnerships with donors, foundations, corporations and community partners
  • Event planning and sponsorship experience preferred
  • Proven track record in establishing and meeting strategic goals
  • Understanding and appreciation of the JFS mission and vision.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to project professional competence, leadership capability, collaborative approach, strategic thinking and creative problem solving
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong computer/software skills and knowledge of data base programs, preferably eTapestry

We demonstrate our commitment to our staff by offering an appealing benefit package, competitive compensation, and an enjoyable work environment. Jewish Family Services is an equal opportunity employer

To apply please email cover letter and resume to jobsjfs@jfsrichmond.org

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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