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:

Executive Team

  • Executive Assistant

    Jewish Family Service is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our Executive Team. As a confidential assistant for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Executive Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of highly complex duties to conserve the CEO’s and COO’s time and to represent them internally and externally. The position requires a high degree of discretion and tact, coupled with an appropriate sense of urgency. In this role you will have the opportunity to learn the operations of a diverse non-profit organization as well as agency structure and management. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with C-suite executives as well as high level donors, volunteers and community members. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position will work remotely as well as in our Capitol Hill office.
     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Complete a broad array of administrative tasks including managing an active calendar, composing confidential correspondence form rough drafts or verbal instructions; arranging itineraries and agendas; handling calls and reviewing, sorting and routing incoming mail.
    • Plan, coordinate, and ensure the CEO’s schedule is followed and respected.
    • Serve as liaison between the CEO and internal and external constituencies, including agency staff, the Board of Directors, community groups and representatives, and political and community dignitaries.
    • Provide administrative support to the COO, including assisting with meeting coordination, preparation of correspondence, development of presentations, and other support as needed.
    • Support the Executive Team in implementing agency initiatives: Plan and manage tasks, agendas, milestones; schedule meetings; draft correspondence; serve as trusted advisor to the Executive Team; provide additional support and project management for select initiatives.
    • Support the Executive Team by assisting with planning meeting agendas, creating and distributing materials for team meetings, coordinating and ensuring follow up from agendas.
    • Provide a bridge between the Executive office and internal departments, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with all staff.
    • Serve as the CEO’s administrative liaison to the Board of Directors and provide the Board with appropriate support for a variety of monthly meetings, events and special projects as needed.
    • Provide leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization and manage a variety of special projects for the President of the Board, some of which may have organizational impact.
    • Prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
    • Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet applicable deadlines.
    • Valid Washington State driver’s license, auto insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle as well as ability drive agency vehicles as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 3-5 years professional experience as an assistant to Board of Directors, CEO/senior-level staff, or other relevant administrative support experience.
    • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills with keen attention to detail.
    • Strong written skills with ability to compose effective and accurate correspondence.
    • Ability to understand complex documents and analyze and synthesize content for others.
    • Ability to think strategically on agency level strategy and initiatives and act as thought partner with CEO and Executive Team.
    • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be work independently effectively.
    • Knowledge of Jewish community and culture desirable.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $59,969 to $67,965 per year.
    • 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).
      • Additional benefits include: vision coverage and FSA enrollment.
      • JFS values and provides opportunities for continued growth and learning for all team members.

     

    Please submit both a cover letter and resume when applying.

    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

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Older Adult Services

  • Geriatric Care Manager

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a Geriatric Care Manager to join our Older Adult Services team.  This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position is responsible for providing care management services to older adults in the greater Seattle area, focusing on low-income Jewish older adults. The Geriatric Care Manager will provide some or all of the following services: information, assistance, and referral; comprehensive assessment; care management; and community outreach. In addition, the Geriatric Manager may provide counseling services and limited supervision of volunteers working with clients.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide comprehensive assessment of older adults’ physical and mental health, home safety, social needs, cultural needs, and financial status, in a linguistically and culturally appropriate manner.
    • Provide services in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.
    • Develop care plans in collaboration with clients and help clients achieve the goals outlined in the care plans.
    • Serve as a client advocate. Contact clients’ healthcare providers, community agencies, etc. to ensure client’s needs are met.
    • Provide information, assistance, and referral to senior clients and their families.
    • Provide ongoing oversight of each assigned case, maintaining regular contact with client (including home visits, telephone checks, annual reassessments, etc.).
    • Coordinate services with other Older Adult Services and JFS staff.
    • Coordinate care for clients when multiple service providers are involved.
    • Complete all specified Claims Conference paperwork for Holocaust Survivors.
    • Maintain accurate and complete documentation (either paper or electronic files).
    • Comply with all contractual requirements regarding service provision and documentation if working under a contract.
    • Participate in community outreach activities to other professionals as well as to potential clients and their families.
    • Attend and participate in monthly OAS clinical consultation and team meetings and other meetings as requested.
    • Provide individual therapy to a limited number of clients, if appropriately licensed and time permits. 

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A master’s degree in social work or related field and one year paid social service experience is preferred; a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and at least two years’ paid social service experience will be considered.
    • One year of experience in geriatrics is preferred.
    • Licensure as a social worker or mental health counselor is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Outlook and ability to learn to use an electronic database.
    • Must have a valid Washington State Driver’s License and access to an insured vehicle.
    • Fluent in English, including excellent written skills in English.
    • Strong interpersonal skills are required.
    • Must be able to work effectively and compassionately with clients who are frail or have physical or cognitive disabilities.
    • Strong interview and assessment skills are needed.
    • Russian fluency preferred, but not required
    • Preferred knowledge of community resources.
    • Preferred knowledge of Jewish resources, cultures and religion.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.10 to $28.45.
    • 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

Project DVORA Domestic Violence Services

  • Domestic Violence Advocate

    We are currently seeking a Domestic Violence Advocate to join our Project DVORA Domestic Violence Services team. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position will be responsible for providing community-based domestic violence advocacy for members of the Jewish community as well as vulnerable individuals and families in the general community. This position is based in the JFS Seattle office; however, as much as possible, advocate will meet survivors in locations convenient and accessible to them.  *Note that this position is temporarily a remote position due to Covid 19.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide services in a manner that is survivor-driven, flexible and geared toward each specific survivor’s needs and priorities. Provide emotional support and information about domestic and sexual violence.
    • Increase survivor safety by assessing danger and safety planning.
    • Advocate for survivors in the legal, housing, medical, mental health, child welfare, financial or economic education and other systems.
      • Legal advocacy includes:
        • Helping a client to file for a DVPO, gather legal documents to file for divorce, explaining to clients the DVPO or divorce process and working closely with DVORA’s attorney who specializes in family law.
      • Increase social connectedness by helping survivors and their children build/re-build social support.
      • Co-facilitate groups for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence.
      • Provide information, support, training and consultation to friends, family, community members and professionals trying to support survivors
      • Distribute flexible assistance funds to address key concrete financial barriers faced by survivors.
      • Create and provide trainings with and for domestic violence agencies, social workers, therapists, and other community organizations and professionals. Network and collaborate with domestic violence coalitions on regional/national levels.
      • Provide consultation to Jewish community educators, rabbis, and professionals.
      • Participate in weekly departmental consultation with advocates and monthly department meetings with advocates and counselors.
      • Provide ongoing referrals and wraparound coordination with the Counseling Program.
      • Liaise with providers in other JFS departments who are engaged in client care.
      • Co-facilitate therapy groups with advocates and counselors.
      • Track client data and assess progress toward goals in Salesforce database. 


    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    • Master’s Degree in Human Service Field OR 4-year college degree plus 2 years related experience OR 6 years related experience. We also appreciate those who come with valuable lived experience. Persons from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
    • Prior experience in social services, specifically working with survivors of domestic violence preferred
    • Experience working with a diverse population from different backgrounds and identities.
    • Adept at problem-solving an able to use an anti-oppression framework.
    • Able to de-escalate crisis situations and provide trauma-informed, survivor-driven advocacy.
    • Able to work both independently and as a team and accurately maintain case records online.
    • Sensitivity and understanding of challenges specifically impacting survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; experience/training (or willingness to be trained) in domestic violence, anti-oppression work or intergenerational trauma.
    • Cultural competency (or willingness to be trained) in working with Jewish clients. 


    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.10 to $28.45/hour. Jewish Family Service offers a generous benefits package.
    • 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

  • Resettlement Case Manager

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a Resettlement Case Manager to join our Refugee and Immigrant Services team. This full-time (37.5 hours/week) position provides trauma-informed and client-centered case management services to refugees who are new to the US. The position is based in the agency’s Kent office, but work is carried out in locations throughout the Puget Sound, including other JFS sites, clients’ homes and other locations in the community. 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide trauma-informed, holistic case management services to newly arrived refugees, including advocating for and coordinating access to benefits, medical care, school and English class enrollment, and conducting home visits.
    • In partnership with clients, develop and implement a strengths-based individualized self-sufficiency plan that expedites client stability and integration.
    • Ensure timely and complete delivery of core case management services in compliance with the Reception & Placement contract.
    • Conduct furniture move-ins, ensuring that all new arrivals have appropriate furnishings and household goods in compliance with the Reception & Placement contract and Department standards.
    • Facilitate client community navigation and understanding of available resources and support systems.
    • Collaborate with the Resettlement Program Manager and other staff to ensure efficient and appropriate care coordination within the resettlement team and across RIS programming.
    • Maintain appropriate case files, ensuring complete, accurate, and timely documentation in compliance with Department expectations.
    • Internal and external referral services as appropriate to meet client needs. 


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience within field.
    • Experience providing trauma-informed direct services to diverse communities and ability to effectively communicate with people who do not speak or have limited proficiency in the English 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.
    • Fully vaccinated individuals required due to client facing nature of the work; accommodations provided if possible.


    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.10 to $28.45/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 holidays and 10 additional flexible floating holidays accessible throughout the year.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Relocation stipend.
      • 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

  • Resettlement Inventory Coordinator

    We are currently seeking a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Resettlement Inventory Coordinator to join our Refugee & Immigrant Services team. The Resettlement Inventory Coordinator manages an expansive inventory of furniture and household supplies for the Refugee & Immigrant Services Department, including ensuring accurate and timely tracking and restocking of inventory. The position is responsible for ensuring the Department has all necessary household items and coordinating the appropriate furnishing of apartments to support newly arriving refugees and immigrants.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintain appropriate inventory of furniture and household supplies, including tracking and restocking items as needed.
    • Coordinate and lead the appropriate furnishing of housing for new arrivals, in accordance with the Reception and Placement Cooperative Agreement and in collaboration with the Pre-Arrival Services Coordinator and Resettlement Case Managers.
    • Maintain the Department’s storage facilities to ensure safe and hygienic environment for housing supplies.
    • Support the Resettlement Team as needed to ensure appropriate reception services for new refugee arrivals.
    • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the Department of State’s Reception & Placement Cooperative Agreement and stay informed of programmatic updates.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation for each case file in accordance with grant requirements.
    • Provide case management services as needed to support the successful resettlement of newly arrived families and ensure program contract compliance.
    • Train and manage volunteers to ensure inventory and apartment move-ins are conducted in an efficient and safe manner.
    • Create data reports on in-kind donations and inventory supplies as needed.
    • Collaborate across agency programs to ensure client and agency goals are met.
    • Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet client needs.
    • Maintain Department vehicles in collaboration with the Director of Facilities.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of one year of work experience providing support to refugee & immigrant communities.
    • BA/BS degree preferred or an acceptable combination of experience and education.
    • Knowledge of Reception & Placement Cooperative Agreement.
    • Highly organized, creative problem-solver with ability to balance competing priorities.
    • 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.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite preferred.
    • Proficiency with contract required databases including IRIS and Apricot a plus.
    • Fully vaccinated individuals required due to client facing nature of the work; accommodations provided as appropriate.


    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $19.88 to $22.54.
    • 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 10 additional flexible floating holidays accessible throughout the year.
      • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
      • Relocation stipend.
      • 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

  • Intensive Services Programs Manager

    We are currently seeking a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Intensive Services Programs Manager to join our team. This position will manage the delivery of services for the intensive case management programs within Refugee and Immigrant Services (RIS), including the Preferred Communities Intensive Case Management program, the Survivors of Trafficking case management program, the Women’s Empowerment program, and the Asylum Support case management program. As a member of the RIS management team, the Intensive Services Program Manager ensures that core programs are coordinated to improve the integration outcomes and enhance the well-being of the refugee and immigrant community we serve.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Oversee the implementation of programming that increases the well-being and social integration of refugees and immigrants who face additional barriers to stability.
    • Train, supervise and support direct service staff within the Intensive Services program to ensure service delivery goals are met.
    • Serve as liaison with government contractors, partners and other stakeholders on issues related to immigrant integration and culturally responsive trauma-informed case management.
    • Analyze service delivery data, financial reports and client feedback to guide strategic decisions.
    • Administer budgets for program contracts and ensure accurate financial documentation and federal reporting.
    • Ensure program quality, compliance and accurate documentation and prepare and submit reports to program funders and agency leadership.
    • Provide case management as needed to support the intensive services team.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of direct case management experience working with refugee and immigrant populations.
    • 3+ years program coordination and/or supervisory experience.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of trauma informed case management best practices and how immigration status intersects with other forms of oppression.
    • Highly organized, detail oriented, create self-starter with the ability to meet strict deadlines and carry out all functions of multi-faceted programs.
    • Excellent analytical, public speaking, communication and computer skills.
    • Valid WA State driver’s license, insurance and reliable access to personal vehicle.
    • Fully vaccinated individuals required due to client facing nature of the work; accommodations provided if possible.

     

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $59,969 to $67,965/year.
    • 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 10 additional flexible floating holidays accessible throughout the year.
    • 5% employer contribution to 401k retirement plan (no employee contribution required).
    • Relocation stipend.
    • 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

  • APA Immigration Services Case Manager

    We are currently seeking a full-time (37.5 hours per week) APA Immigration Services Case Manager to join our team. This position supports the provision of immigration legal services to Afghan Parole Assistance (APA) clients, including family reunification, affirmative asylum, employment authorization and adjustment of status application. In collaboration with the Immigration Attorney, the APA Immigration Services Case Manager will coordinate workshops related to the immigration process and constitutional legal rights in the United States. This position must have excellent attention to detail and communication skills as well as a knowledge of how to utilize best practices in trauma informed care when working with clients.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Support Afghan humanitarian parolees in their preparation to file applications for immigration benefits such as family reunification, affirmative asylum, and adjustment of status.
    • Coordinate and support workshops to prepare humanitarian parolees to file their asylum applications.
    • Ensure timely and accurate follow-up throughout the application process, including assisting with USCIS and Consular interviews.
    • Coordinate and conduct outreach to local refugee, asylee and immigrant communities about the availability of low-cost immigration legal services.
    • Ensure client understanding of the immigration system and application process.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation and immigration records for each case file in accordance with program 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 knowledge on US immigration law.
    • 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:

    • Department of Justice Accreditation preferred.
    • Minimum of two years of work experience providing immigration legal services to refugees and asylees.
    • Experience working with people from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
    • BA/BS degree preferred or an acceptable combination of experience and education.
    • Secondary language skills with preferred fluency in Dari and/or Pashto.

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong understanding of U.S. Immigration law.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented self-starter with ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines.
    • Ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment and work with diverse and collaborative teams.
    • Strong English writing skills to ensure effective legal 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, as well as work with interpreters.

     
    Computer Skills:

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

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.10 – $28.45/hour.
      Jewish Family Service offers a generous benefits package.

    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

  • Financial Assistance Coordinator

    Jewish Family Service is currently seeking a Financial Assistance Coordinator to join our Refugee and Immigrant Services (RIS) team. This full-time (37.5 hours per week) position will manage distribution and documentation of direct assistance to RIS clients as well as reporting for RIS government contracts. The Financial Assistance Coordinator will work with the Finance Department to bill for RIS services as well as with RIS staff to ensure all files and documents necessary for contract compliance are complete, accurate and timely. The position will work closely with funding partners and agency staff to ensure maximum allowable reimbursement and to maintain strong working relationship.
     
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintains a comprehensive, nuanced understanding of all RIS contracts, leading determination of services that are billable in compliance with contract provisions.
    • Manage distribution and tracking of Department direct assistance payments on behalf of refugee and immigrant clients.
    • Ensures the accurate, timely and complete submissions of all program documentation, invoices and reports for RIS contracts.
    • Provides training and support to RIS staff to ensure Department compliance and accurate reporting.
    • Ensure accurate, timely and detailed compliance with all necessary data entry, documentation and program reporting.
    • Maintain communication with funding partners including the Cities of Seattle Kent, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, King County, the State of Washington’s Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance, HIAS and USCRI.
    • Provide data regarding contract compliance, billings and revenue to executive level management.

     
    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:

    • AA or BA in related field
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in administering government contracts and managing program grants
    • Detail-oriented with excellent organization, documentation and communication skills
    • Demonstrated cultural competency skills to successfully support a diverse team environment
    • Ability to self-manage and collaborate across departments as well as maintain product quality while working under pressure

     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills;
    • Knowledge of case management responsibilities, systems and procedures;
    • 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;
    • Must be comfortable working on a diverse team in a high pressure, direct service environment;
    • Strong verbal and written English communication skills;
    • Secondary language skills strongly preferred; and
    • Punctual and reliable attendance is required.

     
    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, with advanced skills in Excel.

     
    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    • The starting pay for this position is $25.10 – $27.89/hour.
      Jewish Family Service offers a generous benefits package.

    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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