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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.

Volunteer & Senior Engagement Supervisor

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

The Supervisor of Senior & Volunteer Engagement develops, leads, and supervises volunteer programming for JFS. The supervisor provides support and socialization for clients through direct service and large events as well as meaningful engagement opportunities to members of the community to help ensure ongoing volunteer support for JFS. Supervisory and staffing responsibilities include direct services such as Telephone Reassurance/Friendly Visitors and large group activities such as EnRich for Life (monthly event for older adults).

 Responsibilities

  • Recruits, conducts onboarding process, supervises, trains, recognizes, and evaluates volunteers from diverse pools – individuals and groups. This includes communications and training with volunteers using a variety of media.
  • Collaborates with community partners and agency staff to determine opportunities for future volunteer engagement.
  • Identifies client needs when necessary and researches community resources for them with the assistance of volunteers and agency programs.
  • Maintains program statistical information, client and volunteer personnel records and ensures COA (Council on Accreditation) compliance.
  • Utilizes existing policy and procedures and/or develops policies and procedures for the optimal utilization of volunteer services and retention of quality volunteers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Community leadership and volunteer experience preferred
  • Experience in planning and implementing community outreach and recruiting activities
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Desired Skills:

  • Proactive, enthusiastic leadership style
  • Has the ability to work on his/her own or in a group setting
  • Able to envision vibrant, sustainable programming

 Hours: Part-time

Compensation and benefits: Salary commensurate with experience

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.

Nurse Manager

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 older adults and people with disabilities in the Richmond area.

 The Nurse Manager is an important position for JFS and is responsible for the overall management of nursing services including the availability of services, the quality of services, and appropriate staffing. The nurse manager assesses client needs to determine appropriate levels of services to be provided. The nurse manager also oversees compliance with federal and state licensure regulations for personal care. The nurse manager is familiar with the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities who receive personal care services through Medicaid. JFS is a great place to work and we need someone who can help manage the day-to-day operations as well as help grow the program to serve more people.

 Responsibilities

  • Participates in developing standards which ensure safe and therapeutically effective service to patients and families. Has joint responsibility with the Home Care Director for seeing that standards are met.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state licensure regulations.
  • Is responsible for recruiting, hiring, evaluating and terminating nursing personnel.
  • Conducts initial client assessments, supervisory client visits, and maintains appropriates plans of care in conjunction with Nursing Supervisors.
  • Participants in planning for the orientation of new home care aides. Conducts selected orientation classes.
  • Coordinates interdisciplinary team services.
  • Assures ongoing assessment for patient/family needs and implementation of service plan of care.
  • Participates in coordinating JFS services with services of other community agencies.
  • Serves as a resource person to employees.
  • Helps plan and oversee the JFS PCA School

Qualifications

  • Registered by Virginia as a Registered Nurse,
  • Three to five years of experience in health care/home care, preferred.
  • Two years of experience in a supervisory position, preferred.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply community health principles, practices, and licensure regulations.
  • Independent judgment and strong interpersonal skills.

 Hours: Part-time

Compensation and benefits: Salary commensurate with experience, dental, 401k, life insurance, long-term disability, time off. 

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.

Psychologist or LCSW

This position is responsible for patient care activities, assessment, evaluation, and treatment. JFS serves clients of all ages and is looking for a seasoned clinician, especially with experience working in off-site senior facilities. This is an ideal position for an individual that works well in a non-traditional environment. The hours are flexible to meet your needs and the needs of those we serve.

Some benefits of being a part-time clinician at JFS:

  • No On-Call
  • No Weekends
  • No Holidays
  • No waiting for reimbursement from insurance companies. Clinicians are paid a percentage of billable hours.

Job Requirements:

  • Licensure as a Psychologist or Social Worker
  • Providership with Medicare and Medicaid
  • Being a provider for all major insurance companies is preferred
  • Current caseloads are welcomed and can be accommodated
  • Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid.

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 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.

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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