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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

 

 

 

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service (AJFCS), an accredited non-profit organization in West Palm Beach,  is looking for a Director of Development to be responsible for the overall day-to-day planning and execution of all fundraising-related activities including but not limited to: engaging a larger, broader, and more diverse audience; managing multiple revenue streams (major gifts and planned giving, memorials and tribute gifts, annual giving, special events and corporate sponsorships, and direct mail campaigns); donor recognition; and developing new earned income initiatives. This position supervises the development staff and coordinates partnerships/collaboration throughout the organization.

Essential responsibilities, not limited to

  • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with major donors, prospects, foundations, corporations and community stakeholders.
  • Work with the CEO, Board Development Committee and Chair to set goals and key strategies for fund development, to meet the critical financial needs of the agency; with respect to the sustainability goals and objectives of the agency’s Strategic Plan.
  • Work with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to set and follow resource development budget, manage fundraising receivables and develop strategies for collections.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department to develop fundraising campaigns including social networking strategies that support fundraising.
  • Carry a portfolio of major gift donors that results in significant major gifts each year, steward those donors, and create a departmental structure so that other staff are engaging in moves management initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with Board members and major donors to the organization.
  • Provide primary staff support to the Board of Directors Development Committee and any special events
  • Initiate and implement individual giving programs including solicitation materials, data management and recognitions.
  • Oversee the major special events planning and implementation
  • Prepare and submit timely reports, recommendations and updates to CEO and the Development Committee.
  • Foster and maintain a working knowledge of current and emerging trends and best practices in fund development.
  • Develop calendars and action plans for each annual campaign including but not limited to sponsorship and underwriting programs, membership, grants, special events, program book ad sales, etc.
  • Direct the production, coordination and implementation of solicitation materials and, as necessary, compile volunteer fund-raising orientation and training materials.
  • Establish and service benefits, privileges, recognition, acknowledgements and incentives for donors and volunteers in order to maintain and improve relations.

Qualifications:

The Director of Development position requires a person of high-energy, integrity and dedication to the mission of the organization. The ideal candidate has strong and engaging communication skills (both written and spoken).

  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience as a leader in a combination of high-profile corporate, entrepreneurial and/or non-profit settings with major responsibility for business sales and/or fundraising and institutional advancement, and experience in managing a significant fund-development program, marketing, financial management, organizational development and governance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Proven history of high-level, high-return fundraising or business development results based on building strong, enduring relationships with donors/customers.
  • Comprehensive management skills and experience, including but not limited to short and long-term planning and evaluation, direction, and team-building and development through coaching, support, and motivation of professional staff.
  • Demonstrated success in development, fundraising, and volunteer management including: annual campaign planning, donor cultivation, planned giving.
  • Strong knowledge of key philanthropic trends and top-level contacts with major local and regional funding
  • Strong familiarity of the Palm Beach County business, social, and philanthropic community
  • Administrative expertise, including: Donor management software, word processing, analytics, spreadsheet applications and database management.
  • A personal commitment to and understanding of the Jewish community, Jewish values and broader civic and community issues a plus.
  • Prior experience working for a Jewish organization a plus.
  • Must be able to work and/or participate in community wide events on nights and weekends, out-of-town meetings, and travel to conferences.
  • Fundraising professional certification (CFRE, FAHP, CSPG, or equivalent) preferred.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (DEVELOPMENT)

The Administrative Assistant will support the development department with administrative tasks including data entry, event coordination and responding to board/donor inquiries.

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. 
  • Utilize mail merges to create tribute/thank you/acknowledgement letters for monetary as well as item donations.
  • Provide reporting, tracking and monitoring of event budgets as requested. 
  • Manage department calendar of events to ensure tasks are completed timely.
  • Send thank you letters for those who participated at the close of each function.
  • Process check requests/invoices/billing/pledges.
  • 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.
  • Create and update sponsor forms and menu cards accordingly.
  • Handle furniture phone calls and work with third party furniture vendor.
  • Attend events for registration, set-up, break-down, etc.
  • Sending photos after events to donors.
  • Provide administrative support to Director of Development and other Development team members as needed.
  • Work closely with staff members, donors and outside vendors in a pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Help schedule and attend Development Team Meetings.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in development
  • 3 years hands-on working experience as an administrative assistant, experience working in a fundraising/development office preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with donor management database preferred.
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage time.
  • Willingness to work occasional weekend or evening hours
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Detailed oriented and possess an acute awareness in problem solving and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with diplomacy and tact.

 

 

RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS), an accredited non-profit organization is looking for a dedicated Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to handle client-facing duties as well as general administrative tasks. The Receptionist will be a part of the front line of our agency and will contribute to setting a positive agency image.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer phone calls in a timely manner, direct call appropriately or take appropriate message.
  • Greet visitors/clients and connect them with the appropriate individuals.
  • Data entry including scheduler and checking clients in and out.
  • Check client balances.
  • Receive client payments, enter payments and forward to accounting in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Responsible for protecting patient’s privacy by maintaining confidentiality of personal information (HIPAA compliant). 
  • File, label and prepare charts for all programs.
  • Assist with maintaining and ordering mailing supplies.
  • Post outgoing mail.
  • Responsible for the opening and closing procedures of the office as needed. 
  • Data Entry.
  • Scanning and retrieval of accounting documents.
  • Assist with filing for accounting department as needed.
  • Assist with Administrative projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.
  • 2 plus years’ experience as a receptionist (counseling or medical office environment preferred).
  • Strong customer service skills. 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills. 
  • Reliable and dependable. 
  • Detail-oriented. 
  • Excellent computer skills.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST

Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS), an accredited non-profit organization has an opportunity for highly motivated, detail oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join our accounting team in West Palm Beach.

Essential Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist include but are not limited to:

  • Open and organize invoices that need to be paid.  Code each invoice for the proper program.
  • Enter invoices into accounting software to prepare them for payment.
  • Keep books on invoice posting, cash disbursed, and aged payables.
  • Copying of invoices for program grants.
  • Log in and reconciliation of checks on monthly bank statements for several entities
  • Scan daily deposits.
  • Cash position balances.
  • Assist with grant submissions and reporting.
  • Ordering of supplies for the agency.
  • Backup coverage for Receptionist.
  • Filing
  • Other accounting tasks as specified by the CAO, Controller or CEO.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.
  • 2 plus years’ accounting
  • Problem solving and analytical ability to work with very detailed financial data.
  • Strong customer service skills. 
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills. 
  • Reliable and dependable. 
  • Detail-oriented. 
  • Excellent computer skills.

 

 

PSYCHIATRIST

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 or call 561-238-0261.

 

 

DIRECT CARE STAFF

Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (LJRFS) is currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our Group Homes (West Palm/Royal Palm) or our Apartment Program (Palm Beach Gardens) supporting adults with special needs.

Provide assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living. Also includes transportation to and from doctor appointments and activities.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of similar experience is required (Group Home experience helpful),
  • Valid Florida Driver's License/good driving record required
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Ability to pass and maintain DOT physical requirements and pass level II background check
  • Flexible to work days, nights (may include some overnights), weekends and holidays

 

 

CARE COORDINATOR/LIVING SKILLS SPECIALIST

The Living Skills Specialist/Care Coordinator will help our residents accomplish goals, in addition to transporting to and from appointments/activities. The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree and have at least one year similar working experience (clinical experience helpful) including hands on experience creating/writing personal care plans. 

Must be able to pass background screening including FBI, and DOT physical. A valid Florida driver's license and a good driving record are required. Flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays.
 

 

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.