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.

Facilities

  • Facilities Manager

    We are currently seeking a Facilities Manager to join our Facilities team. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position is a member of the Facilities Department. In collaboration with the Director of Facilities and Security and Facilities Technician, the position manages the functioning of building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, elevators, vehicles, and the maintenance of buildings and grounds. The Manager oversees contractors for facility renovation projects entailing HVAC and electrical systems, while minimizing disruption to routine operations and is familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within a common facility maintenance area of work, e.g. HVAC, electrical, plumbing. This role ensures the built environment meets the organization’s standards for safety, functionality, and efficiency and relies on experience and strong judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Working closely with the Director of Facilities, the position will manage budgets, leases, and contracts, coordinate maintenance schedules, and implement infrastructure improvements to enhance the overall functionality, safety and appearance of our facilities.

    We welcome and encourage you to apply if you feel connected to JFS’ mission. While Jewish values and history guide us, we recognize that our work is best accomplished through the collaboration of individuals from a variety of cultures, skills, and perspectives. If you meet most of the position qualifications, we encourage you to apply.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintain agency financial reserve study and collaborate with the Facilities Director on the annual budget.
    • Plan and supervise routine equipment maintenance, predicting and coordinating equipment and infrastructure replacement as needed.
    • Solicit proposals, select vendors, and document facility remodels, improvements.
    • Oversee the Agency vehicle fleet, including safety training, maintenance schedules, registration, and replacement.
    • Develop and maintain operational procedures and documentation for facilities maintenance services as applicable for each location.
    • Create and maintain a response action plan for mechanical failures and impacts of natural disasters in collaboration with the Director of Facilities as part of the business continuity/emergency plans.
    • Provide timely notifications of maintenance issues and coordinate routine vendor visits, ensuring work is completed satisfactorily.
    • Schedule, coordinate, and monitor routine vendor visits, upload details to helpdesk reporting back to the Facilities Director when work is complete.
    • Coordinates work of resetting individual office for new employees
    • Conduct semi-annual audits of contracts to ensure competitive pricing.
    • Participation in an on-call rotation for facility or security emergencies.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 5 years facilities management experience, and certification in IFMA’s CFM or BOMA 2.; Bachelor’s Degree in related field a plus.
    • Strong budgeting skills and the ability to manage financial resources efficiently.
    • Demonstrated project management abilities and experience in construction management.
    • Attention to detail with the ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents e.g., leases, construction plans, manuals contracts.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills aligned with the Agency’s culture
    • Experience with emergency response and business continuity planning.
    • Physical ability to meet the demands of the job, including walking, lifting, crouching, and climbing.
    • Light carpentry or mechanical proficiency.
    • Resourceful problem-solving skills and collaborative mindset.
    • Interest in continued learning and professional development.
    • Ability to build strong relationships with staff at all levels of the agency as well as vendors and other providers.
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) required.
    • Familiarity with project management software Asana and helpdesk ticketing systems like Kace preferred.
    • Ability to learn new software programs as required.
    • Access to personal cell phone with agency email, Google Authenticator, MS Authenticator, and MS Teams enabled is required.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The pay for this position is $79,488 – $97,152.
    • 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 holidays and Jewish holidays off.
      • 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

  • Employment Case Work Supervisor

    We are currently seeking a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Employment Case Work Supervisor to join our Refugee & Immigrant Services team. This position will supervise the employment case managers to ensure newly arrived refugees receive trauma-informed and timely employment case management services. This position will work closely with the Economic Empowerment Program Manager and other program staff to ensure coordinated client services and employment placement contract compliance. See more information below regarding competitive salary, benefits and signing bonus.

    We welcome and encourage you to apply if you feel connected to JFS’ mission. While Jewish values and history guide us, we recognize that our work is best accomplished through the collaboration of individuals from a variety of cultures, skills, and perspectives. If you meet most of the position qualifications, we encourage you to apply.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Train, supervise and support case management staff within the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Employment Pathway Program to ensure that newly arrived refugees receive trauma-informed and client-centered services.
    • Provide direct case management services to support the employment team, including managing an independent caseload of employment clients when needed.
    • In collaboration with the Economic Empowerment Program Manager, train and support case management staff to ensure appropriate and timely service delivery and documentation that complies with contract and Department requirements.
    • Collaborate with the Economic Empowerment Program Manager and other staff to ensure efficient and appropriate care coordination within the Economic Empowerment team and across RIS programming.
    • Serve as a liaison with government contractors, partners and other stakeholders on issues related to employment case management and contracts.
    • Support accurate and timely case management documentation and reporting in compliance with contract requirements.
    • In collaboration with Program and Department leadership, analyze service delivery data, program outcomes and client feedback to guide strategic decisions.
    • Build and maintain external partnerships with employers, Community Services Offices (CSO’s) and other local employment placement service providers.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
    • 4+ years of direct case management experience working with refugee and immigrant populations required.
    • 1+ year of supervision experience required.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented leader with the ability to meet strict deadlines and provide support to a diverse team in a fast-paced, direct service environment.
    • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with strong writing and computer literacy experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain strong performance and positive attitude under challenging conditions.
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a diverse cross-cultural team setting.
    • Additional language fluency preferred.
    • Valid WA State driver’s license, insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet clients’ needs. Some evening and weekend work required. Overtime may be required during high arrival periods.
    • Fully vaccinated individuals required due to client facing nature of the work; accommodations provided as appropriate.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The pay range for this position is $32.70 – $39.97 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 10 floating holidays (to be used throughout the year).
    • 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

  • Housing & Case Management Assistant

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a Housing & Case Management Assistant to join our Refugee and Immigrant Services team. This position supports with housing and case management services to recently arrived refugee and parole clients. This position is based at the Agency’s Kent office, but travel will be required to locations in the community including partners and client homes. See more information below regarding competitive salary, benefits and signing bonus.

    We welcome and encourage you to apply if you feel connected to JFS’ mission. While Jewish values and history guide us, we recognize that our work is best accomplished through the collaboration of individuals from a variety of cultures, skills, and perspectives. If you meet most of the position qualifications, we encourage you to apply.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIES:

    • Assist Pre-Arrival Services Coordinators in maintaining program inventory and setting up apartments for resettlement families, including lifting and carrying furniture.
    • Support refugee families in understanding and completing their apartment lease and setting up associated utility, electricity and WIFI accounts.
    • Provide direct case management services under the direction of the Resettlement Program Manager and Pre-Arrival Services Coordinators.
    • Provide additional cultural orientation support to ensure clients understand the housing systems and the resettlement process in the United States.
    • Facilitate client community orientation, navigation, and understanding of available resources.
    • Collaborate across programs to meet client and Department goals.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation in accordance with program requirements.
    • Additional duties as assigned.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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, weighting up to 50 pounds.
    • Strong English speaking, reading and writing skills required, with secondary language fluency preferred.
    • Flexibility to work with periods of very high demand is needed. Some evenings and weekends are required.
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license, insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle as well as ability to drive program vehicles.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • At this time, this role is dependent on grant contract renewal later this year.
    • The pay for this position is $23.36-$28.55 per hour dependent on relevant and applicable experience.
    • 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 10 floating holidays (to be used throughout the year).
      • 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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