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

 

Education Coordinator/Family Consultant, LifePlanning

Implementation and maintenance of program, designed to reach-out primarily to aging parents with adult disabled children.  Present at and participate in the design, development of series of workshop/seminars for parents of disabled children.  Following the workshops, provide clinical services to families in order to facilitate their life planning objectives.  This position works closely with the network of service providers to older adults and the persons with disabilities.  Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform bio-psychosocial assessments of the family for the purpose of analysis of and independent judgment in 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 family’s needs and are performed in client’s home setting, office or appropriate community location.

  • At one’s professional discretion, develop action steps to meet the family’s planning needs and to establish a working relationship.

  • Independently refer for and coordinate needed services internally & externally. Advocate meeting the family’s needs. Consult and collaborate with other professionals and service providers to assure comprehensive care.

  • Counsel and support family members to maximize their well-being related to planning for the future.

  • Monitor the ongoing needs of the family’s planning steps, through telephone and face-to-face interaction in order to independently evaluate their progress.

  • Document all activity and maintain case records to meet quality standards.

  • Analyze and respond to emergencies/crises in order to maintain care plan.

  • Maintain caseload size as required by the agency to meet professional goals.

  • Facilitate support/therapeutic groups designed to encourage group self-help and planning process.

  • Respond to all communications in a timely manner for continuity of care.

  • Coordinate all internal referrals to other agency programs in a timely manner.

  • Conduct initial telephone inquiries and complete all appropriate electronic documentation/paperwork.

  • Independently coordinate speakers for seminars/workshops.

  • Participate in the development of the curriculum and implement seminars specific to the project.

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist in identifying trainers/instructors for seminars
  • Assist in the coordination the development of marketing materials for seminars
  • Maintain data base of all provider/vendor contacts and agreements
  • Develop and maintain clinical relationships with family members of disabled with a strong focus on planning
  • Maintain data base/Welligent and documentation in client records
  • Demonstrate knowledge of life planning vehicles and providers e.g. special need trusts, elder care attorneys, guardianship, etc.
  • Flexible hours that may include some evenings.
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with service providers and family members and ability to maintain an effective helping role
  • Sensitivity to the service population’s cultural differences and socioeconomic characteristics
  • Ability to establish a respectful working relationship with clients
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other personnel and outside agency professionals
  • Identify opportunities for expansion and growth of the project
  • Provide short term care coordination/case management, when appropriate
  • Other tasks and duties as directed by Supervisor

 

Qualifications

MSW or equivalent Graduate Degree from an Accredited School of Social Work or other Behavioral Mental Health program and minimum of one year related experience.

 

 

OUTREACH COORDINATOR - MENTORING 4 KIDS

Work with the Director of Mentoring 4 Kids (M4K) to develop and coordinate outreach in the Mentoring 4 Kids Program. Network with professionals and organizations, schools, guidance counselors, teachers and administration including speaking presentations, and marketing initiatives.  Develop marketing and outreach materials, publicity, press releases, flyers, and mailings to various community organizations. Administration of paperwork, tracking progress, and timely reporting requirements.

 

  • Work with Director to develop network and marketing strategy to inform community of existence of program to recruit children being raised in single-parent homes, children who could be at risk for emotional and behavioral problems due to a loss of a caregiver, children being raised by grandparents and families in transition.

  • Meet with professionals, organizations, and lay persons in the community to provide information to recruit volunteer mentors for these children being raised in single parent home.

  • Present and attend informational seminars and workshops in the community to provide continual outreach and gain an understanding of mentoring in the community.

  • Provide seamless connection for families to the services of this program.

  • Maintain accurate records, track progress, and adhere to all parameters of the grant.Provide required feedback in a timely manner to the program coordinator and clinical director of the agency.

  • Eligible driving record.

  • Proof of automobile insurance.

 

Qualifications:

 

College degree required, with experience in the area of outreach, marketing, and interpersonal skills.    Computer literacy, problem solving, analytical and communication skills are necessary to prioritize tasks, communicate with professionals, clients, and colleagues.

 

 

Second Acts Encore Professional: Volunteer Outreach Coordinator 

Are you retired and looking for an opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise while giving back in a meaningful way?

Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS) is home to over 100 skilled professional, working as a team to strengthen individuals & build a stronger community.

AJFCS are currently looking for a seasoned professional to recruit, screen, train and appropriately assign volunteers into participating Jewish religious schools within the community. By using your networking abilities, collaborative skills and positive approach, help us create a dynamic program for the religious school community.

We are looking to this part time position to be an invaluable member of our team. The ideal candidate will have twenty plus years of working experience; experience in sales/marketing, public relations, business development, leadership or education helpful. 

 

 

Administrative Assistant - Direct Care 

(West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Gardens)

Levine Jewish Residential Family Service is currently seeking a strong Administrative Assistant to help support our Group Homes and Apartment Program. This position is responsible for maintaining documentation for licensing requirements, Delmarva auditing, Council on Accreditation standard requirements, and transportation logs.

 

High school diploma/GED required. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and strong organizational skills. One year of direct care experience working with special needs population or in a Group Home environment preferred. FL Driver's License required; full background check and good driving record. EOE, DFWP

 

 

DIRECT CARE

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.

 

 

PSYCHIATRIST (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.