Equal Employment Opportunities

Jewish Family Service is committed to ensuring equal opportunity and participation of its volunteers, employees and applicants for employment consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws. The agency’s policy is to accord each employee, volunteer and applicant for employment equal treatment with respect to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including recruitment, selection placement and opportunities for advancement.

125 Years of Caring

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JFS encourages and welcomes diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a veteran or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal laws. A limited exception to this policy as permitted by law, is that the staffing of certain of our services requires individuals with an understanding of and a commitment to Jewish religious tenets.

JFS has the following openings at this time:

Older Adult Services

  • Geriatric Care Manager (Russian Speaking)

    We are currently seeking a part-time (30 hours/week) Geriatric Care Manager (Russian Speaking) to primarily serve Holocaust survivors. This position is responsible for providing care management services, in English and Russian, to older adults in the JFS service area. Services include information, assistance and referral; comprehensive assessment; care management and community outreach. In addition, the Geriatric Care Manager may provide counseling services and limited supervision of volunteers working with clients. The position will work out of the Capitol Hill office and will require frequent travel to client homes. May require occasional weekend and evening hours.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide comprehensive assessment of older adults’ physical and mental health, home safety, social and cultural needs, and financial status.
    • Develop care plans in collaboration with clients and help clients achieve their care plan goals.
    • Serve as a client advocate and contact clients’ health care providers, community agencies and others to ensure client needs are met.
    • Coordinate services with Older Adult Services and JFS staff as well as multiple service providers.
    • Provide ongoing oversight of each assigned case, maintaining regular contact with clients.
    • Participate in community outreach activities to potential clients and their families.
    • Maintain accurate and complete documentation by recording all client contact in the Salesforce database, including demographic information and ongoing client and collateral contact.
    • Complete all required Claims Conference paperwork for Holocaust survivors.
    • Support socialization events for Russian speaking older adults.
    • Attend and participate in monthly Older Adult Services clinical consultation and team meetings, and other meetings as requested.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in social work or related field preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, health care, human services or a related field and a minimum of two years of experiences in older adult programming will be considered.
    • Fluent in Russian and English with excellent written skills in English.
    • Licensure in social work or mental health counseling is desired.

    Jewish Family Service offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter.

    Applications are only accepted online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Vets

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Refugee and Immigrant Services

  • Intensive Services Case Manager

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking an Intensive Services Case Manager in our Refugee & Immigrant Services Department. This full-time (37.5 hours/week) position provides case management and cultural orientation support to refugees and asylees who require intensive case management services to reach self-sufficiency, such as single parents, those with physical health barriers and survivors of torture.

    The position is based in the Kent JFS office, but work is carried out in locations throughout the Puget Sound including other JFS sites, clients’ homes and partner service providers in the community.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with clients in caseload to develop strengths-based, goal-orientated service plan to support clients on their path to stability, self-sufficiency and integration.
    • Provide comprehensive case management to include: advocating for and coordinating access to benefits; connecting clients to medical care and education services; conducting home visits; and facilitating community navigation and the creation of social support networks.
    • Deliver tailored orientation sessions to individuals and groups to cultivate skills and independence; assess participants’ progress and retention of content.
    • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Preferred Communities program and stay informed of programmatic updates and training opportunities.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation for each case file in accordance with grant requirements.
    • Create data and narrative program reports on grant outcomes and programmatic successes.
    • Collaborate across agency programs and cultivate relationships with other community organizations to ensure client and agency goals are met. Provide information and referrals to clients, as needed.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practices in medical and mental health case management as well as immigrant integration strategies, policies and practices.

     
    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience within field.
    • Trauma-informed case management experience required, with demonstrated ability to handle competing priorities.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with people who are preliterate and/or learning English.
    • Strong computer and writing skills to ensure effective case file maintenance.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that prioritizes clients’ needs and capabilities. Some evening and weekend work required.
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle as well as ability to drive agency vehicles required.
    • Additional language skills are preferred.

    Jewish Family Service offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package.

    If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter.

    Applications are only accepted online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Vets

    Apply Now

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