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. They provide 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.
  • Must be licensed in the state of Virginia.
  • Providerships preferred.

Benefits:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Qualify for Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) since we are an established 501(c)3

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 170 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.

EOE

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected]

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 170 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/full time

To Apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected] 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.

Care Manager

The Care Manager is an integral part of the Care Management Department. Care Managers perform professional work assessing client needs, developing, implementing and monitoring service delivery and assistance plans, coordinating and monitoring services with other agencies, maintaining records and files, and preparing reports.  The Care Manager is responsible to provide information, support and services to clients and their families in a timely, professionally ethical and compassionate manner. They provide 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:

The Care Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Client Services:

  • Addresses intake calls with potential clients and provides accurate and detailed information
  • Completing comprehensive assessments, services plans and quarterly reviews.
  • Provides comprehensive care management services to clients
  • 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 the care management team and interns to meet clients’ needs.

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 facilitate Care Management services for clients served.
  • Providing support and consultation to Interns.
  • Attendance and active participation at all agency and departmental meetings.
  • Other assignments as determined by Chief Program Officer and Director of Care Services.

 On-Call Assignment:

  • Participate in on-call rotation.
  • Respond to calls in 20 minutes or less.
  • Carrying their JFS-issued cell phone with them at all times during shift, powered on with ringer on and audible.
  • Having access to essential client information via Next Step or the On-call book.
  • Will coordinate with facilities, healthcare providers and other care managers as needed to address client needs.
  • Client emergencies and outcomes will be communicated to primary care managers via email.
  • Care Managers On-call will maintain a log of calls during their rotation and submit logs to the Director of Care Services.

Reporting Relationship: Care Services Director

Qualifications:

  • MSW Required (LCSW Preferred)
  • Familiarity with providing comprehensive case management with older adults and adults with disabilities
  • Familiarity with 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.

How to Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to [email protected]

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.