Employment Opportunities

TWO POSITIONS OPEN AT JFS!

JFS is seeking a Part-Time Clinician/Counselor

Clinician/Counselor
Part-Time – Afternoons and Evenings

Per Diem Clinicians/Counselors to join our Supervised Visitation and Counseling program team.

Supervised Visitation:

Working with Family Courts in many Capital Region counties, JFS receives court-ordered referrals to provide supervised visits for non-custodial parents to see their children.

This position requires the clinician/counselor to provide a safe, neutral, relaxed atmosphere, monitoring parent/child their interactions with the goal of helping them build or re-build their relationships. The visits take place at JFS in Albany in the afternoon and evenings.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology, or related field, and relevant work experience. LMSW or LMHC credential is a plus.

Position may grow commensurate with program need.

Counseling:

JFS provides counseling to people of all ages throughout the Capital Region for a variety of issues, from depression and anxiety to bereavement support to parenting concerns.

Counseling is confidential and may take place at JFS offices or at another location.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s in Social Work, Psychology, or related field, and relevant work experience. LMSW, LMHC or relevant Master’s or PhD credentialing is preferred.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Jewish Family Services
877 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

or

info@jfsneny.org

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JFS is Seeking a Part-Time Driver(s) for Project 5 Program

Part-time driver(s) sought to support Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York Project 5 program. Inspired by the 5th Commandment, honor thy father and mother, Project 5 provides rides throughout the Capital Region for Jewish seniors who are no longer able to drive or have limited driving capabilities, but are able to walk, or use a cane or walker. Candidates must be patient, compassionate, understanding and appreciate needs of older adults.

Private rides will be to religious services or events, cultural and social events, shopping and errands and occasionally medical and dental appointments. This is the perfect part-time position for someone who loves seniors, wants their work to be meaningful, and enjoy having extra income.

Drivers will be trained by Jewish Family Services staff and will be expected to provide weekly reports to the program coordinator including mileage, time records, and passenger updates. Drivers will be reimbursed for mileage, time driving, and insurance umbrella policy. Hours per week will vary but expected hours are Wednesday – Friday, 4-8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.. This is not an on-call service. Seniors will schedule their rides in advance.

Requirements include:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Cell phone with sufficient data plan (partial reimbursement available)
  • Own or have access to a reliable car
  • Automobile insurance policy
  • Umbrella/liability policy (reimbursable)
  • Automobile registration

All potential employees of Jewish Family Services are subject to a criminal background check.

For consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter and two professional references to:

Human Resources
Jewish Family Services
877 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12208

or

info@jfsneny.org

Founded in 1854, Jewish Family Services provides a continuum of support services throughout the community for children, teens, adults, families and seniors. Our experienced staff provides counseling, home visits, case management, and long-term care planning for seniors. We foster independence for Jewish seniors by providing private transportation throughout the Capital Region and provide a range of health, wellness, and supportive services for older adults and their families in the JFS Albany NNORC (Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) and beyond.