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.

Care Services Director

The Care Services Director assists with the day to day operations and management of the Care Management, Public Guardianship and Home Care programs. The Director provides supervision and support to staff and clients 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. This position works in partnership with the Chief Program Officer to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws and accreditation requirements while developing and engaging marketing strategies for collaborative services and program growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the administration of Care Management, Guardianship, and Home Care services, meetings, and case reviews
  • Achieves a high level of quality, productivity, and services
  • Takes action, makes decisions, and shaped team priorities to achieve clinical and operational goals
  • Helps with the supervision of staff in Care Management, including disciplinary actions as appropriate and monitoring staff productivity and time off
  • Ensures effective and on-going training of Care Management team members, evaluation, coaching, and makes appropriate recommendations for growth of program
  • Responsible for providing field instruction supervision for program interns
  • Ensures coverage of Care Management on-call schedule to provide 24/7 coverage, monitor on-call logs for overtime hours, and coordinate vacation coverage
  • Oversees Care Management client staffing and assessment assignments
  • Coordinates intake and case assignments
  • Responsible to conduct due diligence and review court orders for all new fee-for-service guardianship/conservator cases, as appropriate
  • Coordinates Care Management efforts for emergency planning to ensure client services are met
  • Interfaces with the community and courts in various structures and unstructured contacts representing JFS
  • Maintain limited case load: Assess clients and family needs, develop comprehensive care plans and coordinate needed services including developing links with a continuum of services and agencies
  • Assist with the data management and quality of the program
  • Assist with the marketing and growth of Care Management and Care Services
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations and JFS Richmond’s policies and procedures, including ensuring departments meet and report monthly, quarterly, and yearly audits
  • Keeps abreast of industry trends and regulatory requirements
  • Serves as a role model for all colleagues by setting an example of high standards in dress, conduct, cooperation, and job performance

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Chief Program Officer

Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work required, LCSW preferred
  • Knowledge of Care Management, Guardianship, and Home Care, or a combination of similar services
  • Current or recent experience managing staff
  • Broad knowledge of health and human services

Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong, Collaborative leader with managerial skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, and assertiveness skills
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and full benefits (paid time off, medical and dental insurance, 401k)

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.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements 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.

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

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.