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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

 

 

CAMPAIGN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS) is looking for a Campaign Administrative Assistant to work in our Development Department. The Campaign Administrative Assistant will support the Development department with administrative tasks including data entry, event coordination (logistics, pre and post event releases and photography, correlating letters, and marketing).

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Data entry and maintenance of the donor database, processing of donations and correspondence pertaining to those donations.

  • Mail merges.

  • Provide reporting, tracking and monitoring of planned and major gift budget as requested.

  • Manage department calendar of events to ensure tasks are completed timely.

  • Sending photos after events to donors.

  • Responsible for tribute/thank you/acknowledgement letters for monetary as well as item donations.

  • Send thank you/tax letters for those who participated at the close of each function.

  • Generate, compile and complete direct mail campaign mailings.

  • Responsible for attending varied meetings to take and disseminate minutes.

  • Maintain paper and electronic filing system for development materials.

  • Manage RSVPs and attendance lists for events under the supervision of the Director of Events.

  • Create and maintain an up-to-date mailing spreadsheet for Agency Events and Major donor activities.

  • Handle furniture phone calls and work with third party furniture vendor.

  • Availability to attend events for registration, set-up, break-down, etc.

  • Provide support to the Director of Events as directed and work closely with staff members, donors and outside vendors in a pleasant and courteous manner.

  • Help schedule and attend Development Team Meetings.

  • Provide administrative support to Chief Philanthropy Officer and other Development team members as needed.

  • Process check requests/invoices/billing/pledges.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in development. 5 years hands-on working experience as an administrative assistant, experience working in a fundraising/development office preferred. Should be detailed oriented, proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook). Should possess acute awareness in problem solving, communication, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be organized, proactive, reliable, ability to use good judgement under minimal supervision. Clear understanding of how data is an integral part of the Development office and a passion for maintaining clean, consistent and accurate data. Ability to work as part of a team, with diplomacy and tact.

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL WORKER/CARE MANAGER –

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 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.

 

 

 

Special Needs Family Resource Consultant - LifePlanning

 

Levine Jewish Residential Service is looking for a Special Needs Family Resource Consultant to maintain our LifePlanning Program, designed to reach out primarily to aging parents with adult disabled children. The Special Needs will present at and participate in the design and development of a 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 (Part Time)

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS) is looking for an Outreach Coordinator to work with the Director of the Mentoring 4 Kids (M4K) program to develop and coordinate outreach for the Mentoring Program. The Outreach Coordinator will network with professionals and organizations, schools, guidance counselors, teachers and administration to inform community of existence of program to recruit mentors and 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 and children being raised by grandparents.

  • Work with Director to develop and implement a recruitment strategy to 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.
  • Attend informational seminars and workshops in the community to provide continual outreach and gain an understanding of mentoring in the community, including speaking presentations about M4K.
  • Develop outreach materials to market the program, assist with press releases, flyers, and mailings to various community organizations. Administration of paperwork, tracking progress, and timely reporting requirements.
  • Provide seamless connection for families to the services of this program. Follow-up with mentor matches and track progress.
  • Maintain accurate records 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.
  • Flexible days with the ability to work occasional quarterly evenings for mentor network meetings & occasional quarterly Sundays for M4K program events.
  • Eligible driving record.
  • Proof of automobile insurance.

Qualifications:

College degree preferred, 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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 


     

 

 


     

 

 

 

 


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