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

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM

 

Act as a support to the Program Director and other team members in our Guardianship Program. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for ensuring all appropriate documents, forms, applications, renewals and other paperwork is completed which benefits the individuals served. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for all Case filing including creating new files.
  • Completes all appropriate documentation in a timely manner.
  • Program case review (compliance, chart order, filing, completeness, reviews).
  • Monitor court filings (send to attorneys, received from attorneys).
  • Take minutes and provide reports of Guardianship team and attorney meetings.
  • Agenda maintenance, with reports after meeting.
  • Execute changes of addresses/representative payee/Medicaid and other applications.
  • Drive to Wards’ residences, court, attorneys’ offices, doctors’ offices, and post office.
  • Gives information to callers, reads and routes incoming mail, and performs other administrative and clerical duties to Program Director or requested by other team members.
  • Gathering data regarding Wards’ insurance benefits and policies including Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans’ benefits.
  • Request records.
  • Work with medical offices.
  • Comfortable and familiar with the cultural needs of a Jewish population.
  • Eligible driving record.
  • Proof of automobile insurance.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an administrative capacity
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Computer literacy in Word and Excel

 

 

BOOKKEEPER – 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.
  • Eligible driving record.
  • Proof of automobile insurance.

 

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

 

 

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of tasks within the Development department under the supervision of the Chief Philanthropy Officer and working closely with the Director of Events. 

 

Essential responsibilities, not limited to: 

  • Manage department calendar of events to ensure tasks are completed timely.
  • Data entry and maintenance of the donor database, processing of donations and correspondence pertaining to those donations. 
  • Provide reporting, tracking and monitoring of planned and major gift budget as requested.
  • Draft tribute/thank you/acknowledgement letters for monetary as well as item donations.
  • Draft thank you/tax letters for those who participated at the close of each function (usually generated by a mail-merge).
  • 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.
  • Provide support in coordinating 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.
  • Availability to attend events for set-up, registration, 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.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • Eligible driving record.
  • Proof of automobile insurance.
  • Comfortable with the cultural needs of a Jewish population.      

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in  development/fundraising  environment
  • 5 years hands-on working experience as an administrative assistant, experience working in a fundraising/development office preferred. 
  • Detailed oriented, computer literate, and have a multi-disciplines in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Should possess acute awareness in problem solving suggestions, 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.

 

 

CARE MANAGER - LONG TERM CARE (SOCIAL WORKER)

Do you enjoy working with older adults? Our Care Managers assist individuals and families in maintaining and/or improving their independence, level of functioning and quality of life by providing for and/or arranging for an array of social services.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing bio-psychosocial assessments including analysis of & independent judgment in the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. Develop service plans, refer for and coordinate services, counsel and support clients families and monitor the ongoing needs of the clients.

MSW required; 2-5 years’ experience with geriatric and special populations. A valid Florida driver’s license is required for this position.

 

 

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.

 

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR – JEWISH IDENTITY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Design and implement a coalition of professionals representing local Jewish organizations and synagogues, focused on a collaborative effort to enhance the Jewish identities of families with disabled relatives
  • Co-create and implement socialization programming, with Judaic focus to promote Jewish identity
  • Coordinate outreach efforts and collaborate in securing community resources to engage families who have a disabled relative
  • Collaborate on the design of a strategy to engage families with disabled relatives and strengthen their Jewish identity
  • Take the lead to create a culture of inclusion at community events for families with a disabled relative
  • Engage and cultivate a core of volunteers to support all aspects of programming
  • Co-create short term and long term planning for community-wide services to families with a disabled relative.

 

The right candidate will have a Master’s degree or equivalent experience and demonstrated experience working in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork, collegiality and self-motivation were necessary for success. 

 

 

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.