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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.

Supervisor of Volunteer & Senior Engagement (Part-Time)

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

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience

 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.

Clinician

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 Clinician provides direct counseling, assessments, capacity evaluations, and other clinical services to individuals, families and groups, with a focus on off-site and on-site counseling. In addition, s/he will be responsible for maintaining existing relationships and helping to grow the number of facilities where JFS provides off-site counseling services. The Counselor will incorporate core training, experience, expertise and best practice and/or accreditation standards. 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:

  • Providing, facilitating, and building off-site and in-office counseling practice.
  • Meets billable hours expectations.
  • 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.
  • 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 Masters Degree from an accredited School of Social Work (with an LCSW license) or 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 or 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.

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