Employment Opportunities

JFS is Hiring! Three Positions Available

NNORC DIRECTOR
(Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community)

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Jewish Family Services of NENY (JFS) is seeking a full-time Director for our Albany Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) program. The NNORC, designed to support seniors aging healthfully in place, provides case management, counseling, education, nursing and recreational supports and services to seniors living within the NNORC geographic area in Albany. For more information visit jfsneny.org/nnorc.

This is a grant-funded, full-time position with benefits. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with senior, as well as an extensive knowledge of available services, supports and resources for older adults in Albany County.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversight of entire program, including planning, implementation, and monitoring to ensure high-quality services aimed at keeping older adults healthy, well, connected and full participants in their community
  • Conduct regular team meetings and work closely with team members to develop programs, service delivery and projects
  • Monitor staff performance levels with respect to contract requirements, workloads, and program quality
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to reach all residents, including those severely isolated
  • Timely reporting to all funders and partners; regular review of priorities and policies to inform program excellence
  • Prepare program annual budget and monitor expenses in conjunction with agency finance director and CEO
  • Collaborate with community organizations, neighborhood businesses, and local officials to support NNORC residents
  • Strategize and implement ways to increase financial investment, partnerships and community support
  • Facilitate monthly Residents’ Council Meetings; recruit new members as necessary
  • Represent NNORC at public meetings and related events
  • Draft, edit, and review written deliverables such as print and electronic newsletters, brochures, social media posts and website content in collaboration with Marketing staff
  • Support volunteer and intern recruitment and supervision
  • Other duties as assigned by agency CEO

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field required; Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Public Health, Nonprofit Management or Social Work preferred
  • At least three to five (3 – 5) years’ experience working with older adults
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be computer literate and comfortable utilizing various technological platforms to facilitate and participate in virtual programming and service delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Creative, innovative and flexible
  • Must have valid driver’s license, personal vehicle and be willing to travel throughout Capital Region as needed

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Jewish Family Services, Attn: Human Resources,
184 Washington Extension, Albany, NY 12203 or
jginsburg@jfsneny.org

Competitive benefit packages include health insurance, vision, dental, and retirement plans. Flexible hours, including some evenings and occasional weekends; option to work remotely when possible

Jewish Family Services, a non-sectarian human service organization founded in 1854, provides professional services to assist all individuals and families of all backgrounds who are coping with life challenges and transitions. All potential employees of JFS subject to criminal background check.

NNORC REGISTERED NURSE

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Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York (JFS) is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse for the Albany NNORC (Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct blood pressure screenings and provide opportunities for residents to discuss their health concerns at regularly scheduled times at various locations within the NNORC.
  • Provide in-home visits to NNORC residents as needed to monitor acute and chronic health conditions.
  • Maintain accurate records of service delivered to NNORC residents; collect related statistical information.
  • Develop individual care plans when necessary and provide related healthcare case management.
  • Communicate with agency colleagues and resident family members, as appropriate, regarding the health status of NNORC resident and additional services needed.
  • Provide regular public health related programs to NNORC residents and participate in other NNORC programs, including immunization clinics, as needed.
  • Create partnerships with local physicians and health care programs to identify homebound seniors and provide services and supports to these individuals.
  • Stay current on research and trends related to health care for seniors, and assist in the development of new programs, in response to community needs and requests.
  • Maintain client confidentiality in accordance with agency policy and federal law.
  • Understand and practice agency mission and values.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current NYS Registered Nurse license
  • Experience in working with seniors; possess an understanding of the relationship between good physical, mental and emotional health and successful aging-in-place.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to collaborate well with team members, outside agencies and service providers
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365
  • Valid New York State driver’s license with reliable, personal transportation. Ability to travel throughout the greater Capital Region, as needed.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Jewish Family Services, Attn: Human Resources,
184 Washington Extension, Albany, NY 12203 or
jginsburg@jfsneny.org

Competitive benefit packages include health insurance, vision, dental, and retirement plans. Flexible hours, including some evenings and occasional weekends; option to work remotely when possible

Jewish Family Services, a non-sectarian human service organization founded in 1854, provides professional services to assist all individuals and families of all backgrounds who are coping with life challenges and transitions. All potential employees of JFS subject to criminal background check.

CASE MANAGER

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Jewish Family Services of Northeastern New York (JFS) is seeking a full-time Case Manager. Our ideal candidate will have experience working individuals of all ages, abilities and needs, with an extensive knowledge of available supports, services and resources within the greater Capital Region.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Administer all requests for JFS services, including food security, housing security, financial assistance, transportation, mental health, physical health, OT/PT, healthcare advocacy and support
  • Responsible for intakes, agency assessments, consents, releases, internal referrals and documentation
  • Complete and track all applications to outside agencies and programs and referrals
  • Coordinate with team members; participate in Clinical Team Meetings and general staff meetings
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational and training opportunities, balancing work requirements with learning opportunities
  • Improve treatment outcomes by evaluating and re-designing processes, implementing and revising policies and procedures
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing client outcome data and trends, compiling statistics for grants and program evaluations
  • Perform other appropriate duties as requested by Director of Clinical Services, Director of Neighborhood Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NNORC) or CEO

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three years of relevant experience; Master’s degree within the field of Mental Health or Social Work preferred; active New York State License: LMHC, LCSW, or LCSW-R preferred
  • Experience working with older adults
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate well with team members, outside agencies and service providers
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365
  • Valid New York State driver’s license with reliable, personal transportation
  • Ability to travel throughout the greater Capital Region, as needed.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Jewish Family Services, Attn: Human Resources,
184 Washington Extension, Albany, NY 12203 or
jginsburg@jfsneny.org

Competitive benefit packages include health insurance, vision, dental, and retirement plans. Flexible hours, including some evenings and occasional weekends; option to work remotely when possible.

Jewish Family Services, a non-sectarian human service organization founded in 1854, provides professional services to assist all individuals and families of all backgrounds who are coping with life challenges and transitions. All potential employees of JFS subject to criminal background check.