Meet your Albany Common Council Members

September 10, 2020

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Do you know who your Common Council Member is?  Each Common Council Member functions to protect the interests of their residents.  They will speak about the work that they do on behalf of their residents and issues that may impact your neighborhood. Please help us welcome the Hon. Judy Doesschate, the Hon. Catherine Fahey and …Read More

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Sending Hugs

September 2, 2020

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Send a hug Website

During the pandemic, JFS has been hugging our community with one-on-one calls and video chats, kosher meal delivery, grocery shopping, virtual groups, and more to ensure people feel supported and connected. NOW YOU CAN SEND A HUG TO SUPPORT A LOVED ONE! For just $5, we will send a hand-addressed YOU’VE BEEN HUGGED postcard or …Read More

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JFS has College Scholarship Opportunities for 2020-21

August 31, 2020

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Jewish Family Services is offering scholarship opportunities for local undergraduate and graduate students. The following JFS scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 are now available to support Jewish students with college-related expenses. Scholarships are made possible by: The David and Rose Udelson Bray Scholarship Fund The Hessberg Trust The JFS Scholarship Fund* Eligibility requirements vary per scholarship. Students …Read More

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JFS is Hiring a Jewish Community Chaplain

August 25, 2020

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Jewish Community Chaplain sought to serve as in-house chaplain in senior continuum of care community (50%) and as regional resource (25-50%) Responsibilities include: Serving as the in-house Chaplain for Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors.  Job functions will include:Providing pastoral care and counseling for residents of the Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and The …Read More

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Two Positions Available: Director of Clinical Services and Intake Coordinator & Clinician

August 2, 2020

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Director of Clinical Services(75% – Full Time) PURPOSE To direct clinical services department of JFS; to offer responsive and innovative social work interventions supporting individuals of all ages and families with life’s challenges and transitions. Responsibilities: Direct clinical services department of JFSProvide leadership and supervision to clinical staff and internsProvide counseling, case management and information/referrals …Read More

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