Employment Opportunities

JFS has two positions open!

NNORC PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jewish Family Services of NENY (JFS) is seeking a full-time Program Director for our Albany Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) program. The NNORC program, designed to support seniors aging healthfully in place, provides case management, counseling, education and recreational supports and services to seniors living within the NNORC geographic area in Albany. Services can be provided in the JFS Albany office or in clients’ homes.

This permanent position is 37.5 hours per week, with benefits. The ideal candidate will have experience working with seniors in a community setting as well as an extensive knowledge of available services, supports and resources for older adults in Albany County. Dependability, a commitment to confidentiality and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are also desired.

Responsibilities:
· Program planning, implementation, and monitoring to ensure high-quality services aimed at keeping older adults healthy, happy, connected and as full participants in their community
· Monitor staff performance levels with respect to contract requirements, workloads, and program quality
· Conduct participant outreach and intakes· Case management for participants, including benefit and entitlement applications, referrals, advocacy, and crisis intervention
· Timely reporting to all funders and partners
· Data entry to monitor older adults’ participation and program outcomes
· Prepare program annual budget in conjunction with agency finance director
· Develop and strengthen community collaborations
· Represent NNORC at community meetings, as relevant
· Supervise volunteers and interns
· Other duties as assigned by agency CEO

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred
· 3 – 5 years’ experience working with older adults
· Knowledge of gerontology
· Supervisory experience strongly preferred
· Excellent computer and organizational skills
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Creative, innovative and flexible

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter. Resumes MUST be submitted within the body of an email or by postal mail – NO ATTACHMENTS will be opened. The mailing address is: NNORC c/o Jewish Family Services, 877 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12208. Documents may also be faxed to 518-489-5839.

JFS is a non-sectarian human services agency founded in 1854 with a mission to strengthen individuals, families and community.

SUPERVISED VISITATION PER/DIEM CLINICIAN/COUNSELOR

We are seeking a Per Diem Clinician/Counselor for in-office evening and afternoon sessions of court-ordered supervised visits between a child/children and a non-custodial parent. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology, or related field, and relevant work experience. LMSW or LMHC designations a plus.

Position may grow commensurate with program need. Learn more about the Supervised Visitation program.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter. Resumes MUST be submitted within the body of an email or by postal mail – NO ATTACHMENTS will be opened. The mailing address is: Finance c/o Jewish Family Services, 877 Madison Ave., Albany, NY 12208. Documents may also be faxed to 518-489-5839.

Jewish Family Services is a non-sectarian human service organization founded in 1854 with a mission to strengthen individual, family, and community life by helping people through life transitions and personal challenges. Our services are guided by the Jewish values of treating people with dignity and compassion.