Careers

Careers


Careers

An organization cannot reach its vision and goals without the right people. Just as clients, programs, and equipment are essential for success, so are employees. Without the right employees, even a well-equipped organization will flounder. At JFS, we recognize that our employees are our greatest asset.

Jewish Family Service (JFS) is a 145-year old, nationally recognized agency with an annual revenue of $12 million. Our agency is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to providing vital services to a diverse population in need in the metropolitan Denver area. We help seniors age in place, provide quality mental health counseling to individuals and families, offer training and job placement to people with developmental disabilities, and provide food and financial assistance to people in crisis. Every year JFS benefits nearly 24,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes and abilities.

JFS is very proud of our positive work culture, as well as our recognition as a “best place to work in Denver.” Our 170 employees enjoy competitive salaries and benefits, including a generous leave program. JFS is a nonsectarian, nonprofit, and inclusive organization.

If you are interested in being part of a caring community, view all of our current career opportunities below:

Assistant Group Home Manager-Temporary Part-time/Weekend

This position supervises the weekend operations of the Jewish Group Home located in southeast Denver, and provides on-call support to the residential counselors and residents on the weekends and in the Group Home Manager’s absence.

Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer-Full-Time

Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking a seasoned fundraising and communications professional to lead the effort to grow support in the community for the work that we do.

Controller-Full Time

Seeking Controller for established nonprofit agency with a terrific mission and work environment, located in southeast Denver. This position is responsible for the accounting operations of the Agency to include: production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of Agency reported financial results and ensure the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Database and Evaluation Manager

Seeking Database and Evaluation Manager for our nonprofit agency with a terrific mission and work environment located in southeast Denver. This position is responsible for managing the client database (Client Track), including technical support, troubleshooting, supporting database expansion and optimization, developing reports and training staff in database use. This position offers an exciting opportunity to apply technical, creative, and strategic skills and have a significant impact. As an organization which places a high value on continual learning and outcomes, this position will play an important role in implementing program evaluation, including: qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, reporting of results for internal use and funders and donors, and synthesizing and incorporating evaluation results into decision-making.

Lunchbox Express Bus Driver-Part-Time

Assists in the Jewish Family Service Lunchbox Express program and drives a small school bus on a daily route during the summer season. Operations typically run from last week of May to mid-August, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. M-F, approximately 20 hours per week.

Refugee Mental Health Arabic-Speaking Navigator

The Arabic-Speaking Navigator will provide support to refugees struggling with adjustment challenges due to limited understanding of American culture and English language. The Navigator will assist refugee clients with navigating medical, mental health, and social services systems, accessing additional resources, and learning practical skills for independent functioning. The Refugee Mental Health (RMH) Program at Jewish Family Service (JFS) provides a holistic approach in providing accessible, affordable mental health services for underserved and/or uninsured refugees who have resettled in Colorado. The ultimate goal of the program is to assure the stability and mental wellbeing of refugees. To ease the stress of a difficult transition, we offer individual and family counseling to refugees and immigrants who are adjusting to life in a foreign country. Our therapists help clients attain not only psychological stability, but physical and personal stability in terms of work, school, family relations, and adaptation to a new culture.

Relief Residential Counselor

This position assists, trains, provides guidance and support, and responds to the needs of persons with developmental disabilities living in the Jewish Group Home located in southeast Denver. This includes ensuring the general welfare, safety, and health of the residents living at the Group Home. This position provides relief to the counselors when ill or on leave, or for situations where additional staff is needed. This may include 24-hour shifts.

Vocational Specialist

Responsible for the quality of work experience of persons receiving services at SHALOM Denver. Prepares available subcontract work, instructs, trains, and assesses according to individual ability. Encourages quality and quantity to increase earnings and build self-esteem. Helps develop growth-oriented vocational goals, records progress, and participates in the team planning process. Responsible for up to 20 full and part-time individuals in a work area.

Worksite Community Supervisor-Full Time

This position is responsible for the supervision and training of individuals with disabilities in an eight-seat community worksite. Ensures the quality of work experience the individual receives. Prepares available subcontract work, instructs, trains and assesses according to individual ability. Encourages work quality and quantity to increase earnings and build self-esteem. Helps the individual develop growth-oriented vocational goals, records progress, and participates in the team planning process. Position is located at Peoria/County Line Rd, Englewood, CO.

 

To apply, please email, mail, or fax your résumé to:

Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Attn: HR Department
3201 South Tamarac Drive
Denver, CO 80231
Fax: 303.597.5009
Email: hr@jewishfamilyservice.org