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 146-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 22,000 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 140 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:

Chief Development Officer

Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking a seasoned Chief Development Officer to lead the effort to grow support and awareness in the community for the work that we do. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to people in need. Every day, JFS helps people overcome life’s challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.

Development Manager

​Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking a Development Manager to support and manage the fundraising, events and administrative efforts of the seven-person Development team. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to people in need. Every day, JFS helps people overcome life’s challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.

Family Safety Net (FSN) Rapid Re-Housing Navigator – 26 hours/week

This position provides appropriate housing stability and support services for homeless participants referred by the Denver MDHI OneHome system. Provides services following Housing First, Trauma Informed Care, and Progressive Engagement principles. Job duties include identifying housing for program participants, recruiting, engaging, developing and maintaining landlord relationships.

Job Coach for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Provides on-the-job training and job coaching, and long-term jobs supports to individuals receiving services in community jobs. Acts as liaison between client and employer. Teaches basic computer skills, provides self-directed job seeking skills training, resume writing, interviewing skills, etc. Provides mentorship services to individuals receiing services. Position is located near Federal & 2nd, Denver and is 18.75 hours/week. May include weekends and/or evenings.

Relief Residential Group Home Counselor (Southeast Denver)

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 and/or weekend shifts.

SHALOM Denver Activities Specialist—Full Time

The Activities Specialist is responsible for assisting persons with developmental disabilities to participate in educational, recreational, and volunteer activities onsite and in the community.

 

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