Alpert Jewish Family And Childrens Service

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Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.


At AJFCS, we are home to over 100 skilled professionals,

working as one team, in one place, as one family.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please forward your resume to jobs@jfcsonline.com.

When applying for a position, please note the position in the subject line.

 

 

Current Employment Opportunities

 

 

SOCIAL WORKER/CLIENT ADVOCATE –

GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM

The Guardianship Social Worker/Client Advocate would conduct, evaluate, implement and provide services to persons referred to the agency for guardianship services and agency wards. This position would be responsible for completing all needed/mandated noting, reporting, time records and documentation.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 

  • Takes part in regular and ad hoc meetings and conferences to assess Wards and potential Wards, discuss services, needs, approaches, and efforts. Meets with attorneys regarding planning and needs; attend court sessions as required by the courts
  • Reviews, assesses and communicates with members of the Guardianship team, and other appropriate agency staff, information relating to the Ward and services provided or desired
  • Receives bills and other financial documents, reviews, completes request for checks, and submits for approval to the Program Director. Files all copies as needed. Acts as first line contact with vendors, agencies, or others involved with the Ward
  • Perform bio-psychosocial assessments including the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. These assessments help determine the Ward’s needs and are performed in client’s home setting, or other settings, as appropriate.
  • Develop service plans based on assessment to meet client’s needs & to establish a working relationship.
  • Visits Wards, family members, friends, etc. to generate information to better serve the Ward and the will of the court
  • Intervenes in person or by other means to assist the Ward in maintaining acceptable/attainable levels of function and independence
  • Provides outreach and information sharing among professionals and individuals who may need our services
  • Document all activity & maintain case records to meet quality standards.
  • Maintaining familiarity with benefits, services, providers, and funders in the community. Seek and coordinate services to the Ward
  • Attend client’s interdisciplinary planning meetings.
  • Pre-plan client’s funeral.
  • Make medical decisions for client as need arises and consult doctors and those who work closely with client in order to make the best possible decision for the client.
  • Provide education for community facilities and other professionals on guardianship as necessary.
  • Participate in Guardianship hearings in Probate/County court.
  • Work with Adult Protective Services, DADS, County Courts, attorneys, and other parties to assist in the legal process of guardianship.
  • Prepare and submit annual reports of the court for renewal of guardianship.
  • Document all proceedings and maintain necessary records for court according to Florida law.

MSW required and minimum two years’ experience preferred. Knowledge of Jewish culture and history helpful but not required. Candidate must attain Registered Guardian status within two years of hire. EOE, DFWP

 

 

 

 

BOOKKEEPER – GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM

Alpert Jewish Family and Children's Service (AJFCS) is looking for Bookkeeper to be a part of our Agency and support our Guardianship Program. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pay bills and maintain ledgers
  • Track client assets
  • Assist accountants with tax return preparation
  • Make bank deposits
  • Prepare appropriate schedules and reports as requested
  • Maintain accounts by verifying and posting transactions 
  • Prepare and forward financial reports to guardianship attorneys for court submission 
  • Prepare and computer-enter time-activity billing data

Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • 3-5 years bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Legal experience helpful but not required
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Quicken)
  • Excellent customer service skills

 

 

 

HUMAN RESOURCES – ADMINSITRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Human Resources Administrative Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Data entry into various software programs ensuring accuracy of information
  • Maintain personnel files
  • Assist with benefit administration, including FMLA tracking
  • Assist with the onboarding process and new hire orientation
  • Track employee certifications
  • Run monthly personnel reports and other reports as requested
  • Answer routine inquiries or refers to other staff as appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two-three years administrative experience in human resources or administration performing functions similar to those described above
  • Ability to work within deadlines and complete projects
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

 

 

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – MENTORING 4 KIDS

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service is seeking a Program Director to oversee the coordination and operation of the Mentoring 4 Kids program. This position includes all recruitment of participants, conducting all orientations, screening, and interviewing of every applicant, facilitating all clinical supervision and training of volunteers and matches to meet the goals and objectives of the program. Maintaining bi-weekly contact with all matches, maintaining documentation and conducting annual reviews and evaluations to assure compliance with standards of best practice. Clinically review and facilitate all terminations.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Maintain matches of mentors and children in M4K program through ongoing supervision of volunteers, children and single parent families. Outreach efforts to include communication with all community educators in Palm Beach County (Boynton Beach to Tequesta), public and private schools, corporations, mental health professionals, clubs and organizations, churches and synagogues, adult communities, social service agencies, and Supervise and assist M4 Kids outreach coordinator with all press releases, public relations, and community presentations. Work collaboratively with Director of public relations at AJFCS to include local, and general press. Maintain good standing with Mentor Center of Palm Beach County and attend all training and quarterly network meetings required by CSC.
  • Complete all screenings, and interviews for all interested applicants, to include: background checks, fingerprinting, driving history, home visits, pre-match meetings, reference checks, obtaining prior psychological or schools records, drug and TB testing, maintain all documentation for contacts with clients and volunteers. Document all meetings and supervision.
  • Maintain and strengthen matches utilizing monthly workshops and training, bi-weekly contacts with all participants, annual reviews of volunteers and matches, and clinical oversight of all program participants. Training to include: communication skills, boundaries, trust, decision-making, and developmental stages of children. Determination of need for match closure as indicated.
  • Coordinate group activities when available, to include: solicitation for complementary admission for local cultural events, organization of outings and other sponsored events, collaborating with local agencies for social and recreational programming. Keep program participants informed of all workshops and group events.

Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an area of Mental Health. A minimum of five years clinical experience. Excellent communication skills, public speaking and good organizational skills. Flexibility in hours is necessary, to include evening presentations, some weekend programming on Sunday.

 

 

 

DIRECT CARE – FLOATER

We are currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our Group Homes and Independent Living Program supporting adults with special needs. 

This position provides assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living to support patient care plans, medication administration and other duties as assigned.

One year experience, valid Florida Driver's License, good driving record, high school diploma or GED required. Applicants must have basic computer skills and be able to pass the DOT physical examination and Level II background check.  Flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays.

 

 

 

LIVING SKILLS SPECIALIST/CARE COORDINATOR

Levine Jewish Residential Family Service is supported independent living at its finest! LJRFS' apartment program caters to adults requiring some level of supervision, but able to be safe in their own apartments.

The Living Skills Specialist/Care Coordinator will help our residents accomplish goals maximizing independence, in addition to transporting to and from appointments/activities. The ideal candidate will have experience writing personal care plans.

Bachelor's degree required and at least one year similar working experience (clinical experience preferred). Direct Care experience is also helpful. Ability to pass background screening including FBI, and DOT physical; valid Florida driver's license and a good driving record; flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays.

 

 

 

PSYCHIATRICST (PART TIME)

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS) is seeking a Part Time Psychiatrist, interested in making a positive contribution to their local community, to join our busy, interdisciplinary, community based mental health team with locations in West Palm Beach, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens.  If you are interested in the flexibility to create your own schedule, work with an expert team, and be a part of a true community practice, please submit your resume.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you are interested in employment opportunities, please forward your resume to jobs@jfcsonline.com.

When applying for a position, please note the position in the subject line.