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.

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:

Development and Marketing

  • Development Coordinator

    We are currently seeking a Development Coordinator to join our Development & Marketing team.  This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position is responsible for providing administrative support for agency development efforts. The position supports the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and three other members of the Donor Relations Team (DRT) in addition to organizing and tracking their fundraising responsibilities.  This position also supports the CEO in their fundraising responsibilities.  This position will work a hybrid schedule from the Seattle Capitol Hill office as well as from home.  There will be occasional work at the sites of special events.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintains calendar & fields communication for CDO and assists with special projects as necessary.
    • Participates as part of the Donor Relations Team to coordinate and execute all aspects of fundraising, including the annual Campaign, Special Initiatives, Legacy Giving, and other special campaigns.
    • Creates correspondence, reports, proposals, meeting minutes, and other materials.
    • Work closely with CEO’s Executive Assistant to calendar meetings.
    • Manages weekly CEO meeting and the Development to do list for the CEO.
    • Enters CEO’s & CDO’s actions into the donor database, The Raiser’s Edge.
    • Maintains information as necessary in Excel spreadsheets, The Raiser’s Edge, Asana, and hard files.
    • Provides support for the annual fundraising Luncheon, including guest recruitment and registration.
    • Develops and maintains internal tracking systems for program and donor information.
    • Provides staff support to the Development & Marketing Committee and the Seattle Association for Jews with Disabilities Board of Trustees.
    • Coordinates and takes notes at committee and team meetings.
    • Interfaces with the department on behalf of the Donor Relations Team to ensure the Donor Relations Team coordination.
    • Meeting set up & clean up.
    • Assists with other Development and Marketing Department activities as necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 2+ years of administrative support in an office environment, non-profit organization experience a plus.
    • Excellent written, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
    • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Must be able to interact appropriately with high level volunteers.
    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize a diverse workload in a busy environment.
    • Ability to work independently as well as be a collegial member of a team.
    • Must be a self-directed learner. 

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.75 to $28.61 per hour.
    • Jewish Family Service offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • 100% employer-paid premiums for employee medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and employee assistance program.
      • 15 annual vacation days increasing to 20 after 2 years, and generous paid sick time.
    • Paid Federal and Jewish holidays.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Additional benefits include: vision coverage and FSA enrollment.
      • JFS values and provides opportunities for continued growth and learning for all team members.

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

    If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our Indeed page. Select the position you are applying for and submit your resume and cover letter.

    Applications are only accepted online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Vets

    Apply Now

People & Culture (HR)

  • People & Culture/Human Resources Manager

    Jewish Family Service is seeking a People & Culture (HR) Manager to join our People and Culture team. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position will provide comprehensive Human Resources support including policy and program administration, recruitment strategy and implementation and manage HR administrative functions.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a high touch rewarding environment, with a strong relational orientation and demonstrated HR and administrative experience.  The position will be based out of the Seattle Capitol Hill office and will be eligible for a hybrid work schedule. Occasional travel to other locations will be required.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensure HR policies are administered consistently throughout the agency and in compliance with state and federal laws.
    • Oversee recruitment strategy and design including candidate screening and tracking, create job postings, maintain current job descriptions, conduct initial interviews, process background checks and ensure consistent interview practices across the agency.
    • Respond to staff inquiries and questions in a timely, clear and consistent manner.
    • Partner closely with the finance team to administer HRIS data entry to ensure timely and accurate payroll deductions, employee changes and benefits administration.
    • Ensure HR policies reflect changes in employment law, align with organizations values and demonstrate the agency’s commitment to equity and belonging; conduct annual Employee Handbook review in collaboration with Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO).
    • Provide supervisors with support and coaching when employee relations questions and issues arise in partnership with CPCO.
    • Manage data, documentation and workflows effectively and update process and procedure guidelines in HR Operational Handbook.
    • Maintain personnel files, process new hire documentation, monitor 401K enrollment and compliance, and manage employee termination process including COBRA compliance and exit interviews.
    • Assist and advise employees and managers regarding leave of absences and other HR policies and procedures.
    • Coordinate new employee onboarding process, conduct HR orientations and organize quarterly new hire gatherings.
    • Prepare and file annual reports including EEO-1, ACA, compile data for benefit renewal reports and compensation surveys and others as needed.
    • Support a variety of HR activities including performance appraisal process, tracking employee leaves, workers compensation, unemployment claims activity, annual pay increases, employee communications, recognition programs and agency-wide meetings.
    • Serve on the Wellness Committee, support Equity and Belonging initiative work and coordinate trainings for supervisors and staff.
    • Stay current on trends, best practices and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. 

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum three years human resources experience with Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent experience; non-profit or human services experience a plus.
    • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification a plus.
    • People-oriented, results-driven with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and work with highly confidential and sensitive information.
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with ability to work independently.
    • High attention to detail, capacity to work well under pressure and meet frequent deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong project management experience.
    • Ability to foster and maintain positive relationships with staff across the agency and a passion for providing an employee focused service-oriented HR experience.
    • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS systems and applicant tracking software.
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws, procedures and best practices.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position $79,342 to $88,157.
    • Jewish Family Service offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • 100% employer-paid premiums for employee medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and employee assistance program.
      • 15 annual vacation days increasing to 20 after 2 years, and generous paid sick time.
    • Paid Federal and Jewish holidays.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Additional benefits include: vision coverage and FSA enrollment.
      • JFS values and provides opportunities for continued growth and learning for all team members.

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

    If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our Indeed page. Select the position you are applying for and submit your resume and cover letter.

    Applications are only accepted online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Vets

    Apply Now

Refugee and Immigrant Services

  • Intensive Services Case Manager

    The Intensive Services Case Manager provides comprehensive case management and cultural orientation support to ensure the integration and stability of newly arrived immigrants with complex trauma histories. The position is responsible for providing individualized direct services 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 must work closely with community partners, must posess excellent communication skills and must have a nuanced understanding of best practices in trauma-informed case management.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provided individualized support to 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, trauma-informed and linguistically appropriate 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 and client outcomes and programmatic successes.
    • Collaborate across agency programs to ensure client and agency goals are met.
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with local governance, community based organizations, social service agencies, refugee community leaders and other key stakeholders around the Puget Sound to facilitate a welcoming receiving community for new immigrant arrivals. Provide referrals to clients, as needed.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge on best practices in trauma-informed case management and immigrant integration strategies.
    • Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet client needs.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
     
    Education/Experience:

    • Minimum of two years of work experience providing trauma-informed case management.
    • Minimum of one year of work experience providing direct services to refugee & immigrant communities.
    • BA/BS degree preferred or an acceptable combination of experience and education.

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of best practices in trauma-informed case management and immigrant integration.
    • Expertise in Preferred Communities Intensive Case Management Program
    • Highly organized, creative self-starter with ability to meet strict deadlines and carry out all functions of multi-faceted programs.
    • Ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment and work with diverse and collaborative teams.
    • A mission-driven desire to work in a direct service environment supporting people from diverse cultural backgrounds and low-income communities, with a strong commitment to teamwork.
    • Strong English writing skills to ensure effective case file maintenance.
    • Excellent cultural competency and cross-cultural communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate with people who are preliterate and/or learning English.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that prioritizes clients’ needs and capabilities. Some evening and weekend work required.

     
    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
    • Proficiency with contract required databases including IRIS and Apricot 

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS: 

    • The starting pay for this position is $26.10 – 29.45 per hour
    • Jewish Family Service offers a generous benefits package including:
      • 100% employer-paid premiums for employee medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and employee assistance program.
      • 15 annual vacation days increasing to 20 after 2 years, and generous paid sick time.
      • Paid Federal and Jewish holidays.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Relocation stipend available.
      • Additional benefits include: vision coverage and FSA enrollment.
      • JFS values and provides opportunities for continued growth and learning for all team members.

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

    If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our Indeed page. Select the position you are applying for and submit your resume and cover letter.

    Applications are only accepted online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Vets

    Apply Now

  • Pre-Arrival Services Coordinator

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a Pre-Arrival Services Coordinator to join our Refugee and Immigrant Services team. This full-time (37.5 hours/week) position will be responsible for pre-arrival case assurances, securing housing and preparing apartments for newly arriving refugee families. In coordination with Pre-Arrival Services Coordinator II, this position will also manage program donations and household. The position is based in the Kent JFS office, but work is primarily carried out in locations throughout the Puget Sound, such as other JFS sites, clients’ homes and other locations in the community. 
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assure R&P cases assigned in accordance with the R&P Cooperative Agreement
    • Create an arrival plan for assigned new refugee arrivals, including coordination with U.S. Ties and resettlement team staff.
    • Coordinate and secure housing for assigned refugee families and serve as a cultural broker between landlords and tenants
    • Build new relationships with additional apartments and maintain healthy relationships with existing apartment partners
    • Coordinate with Pre-Arrival Services Coordinator II to maintain inventory in JFS’ storage units and deliver supplies and ensure all items are provided to families in accordance with R&P Cooperative Agreement
    • Establish utility accounts and provide housing orientation to assigned newly arrived families.
    • Connect families with local agencies assisting with utility and rental payments.
    • Support the Resettlement Team in providing case management to newly arrived refugees during heavy arrival periods.
    • Ensure accurate documentation of all services provided. 

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience within field.
    • Experience working with other cultures and ability to effectively communicate with people who speak
      English as a second language.
    • Repetitive heavy lifting is required. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move items, including furniture, weighing up to 50 pounds.
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle as well as ability to drive agency vehicles required.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet client needs. Some evening and weekend work required. Overtime maybe required during high-arrival periods.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $27.30 – $30.33 hour
    • Jewish Family Service offers a generous benefits package including:
      • 100% employer-paid premiums for employee medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, and employee assistance program.
      • 15 annual vacation days increasing to 20 after 2 years, and generous paid sick time.
      • Paid Federal and Jewish holidays.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Relocation stipend available.
      • Additional benefits include: vision coverage and FSA enrollment.
      • JFS values and provides opportunities for continued growth and learning for all team members.

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

    If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our Indeed page. Select the position you are applying for and 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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