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.

Development Associate Director

The Development Associate Director (DAD) will support and work in collaboration with the Director of Philanthropy and Leadership Team to implement the fundraising and communication efforts for Jewish Family Services.

The Development Associate Director will coordinate the grants process, including researching, writing and applying for potential grants, collecting statistical data as needed, and maintenance of current and future grants (reports, relationship with foundations, etc.). The DAD will assist with the strategy and implementation of JFS fundraising efforts, including the annual fund direct mail, special events, donor recruitment, relations and retention, and other development activities, as assigned.

The Development Associate Director will assist with the communications and marketing strategies for JFS. The DAD creates and/or updates programs, agency and development materials (brochures, newsletters, annual reports), maintains website via WordPress, social media outlets, and writes materials for internal and external audiences. The DAD also serves as the coordinator for the production of development and marketing materials.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement the fundraising and communication efforts for JFS.
  • Manage the grants process (research, writing and application) for a portfolio of foundations.
  • Maintain current and future grants (reports, foundations relationships).
  • Maintains donor database (eTapestry) record management and tax and thank you letters.
  • Assist with the strategy and implementation of JFS fundraising efforts, including annual fund direct mail, special events, donor recruitment, relations and retention.
  • Supports the Director of Philanthropy and JFS team at Community Events and attends planning meetings as necessary.
  • Assist with communications and marketing strategies for JFS.
  • Creates and/or updates programs, agency and development materials (brochures, newsletters, annual reports).
  • Maintains website via WordPress, social media outlets, and writes materials for internal and external audiences.
  • Serves as coordinator for the production of development and marketing materials.
  • Other development activities, as assigned.

Qualifications: 1 to 3 years’ experience in fund development, grant writing, or high level volunteer management. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, fun environment. Excellent communication skills. Computer literate and technologically proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and experience in donor database systems, E-Tapestry or Blackbaud (Razors Edge) preferred. Strong social media experience. Knowledge of Word Press and Canva preferred. Bachelor’s degree in related field.

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 [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.

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: 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.