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 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:


The board of Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) seeks a seasoned CEO with demonstrated experience in fundraising and relationship building as well as a passion for human services to set and drive the tone of the organization.The candidate will also have a primary responsibility for managing, guiding, integrating and developing a deeply talented professional team and to implement the newly developed strategic plan. The implementation of the strategic plan positions JFS Colorado to best provide the talent, financial, operations and technological upgrades to effectively advance the organizational work. In addition, a primary focus of the work of the new CEO will be to engage the board, staff, and donors in the implementation process outlined in this plan and beyond.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)—Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team to creatively develop and implement a start-up BCBA Program utilizing behavioral best practices to support and educate our clients, staff and the community. Key to the success of this position is providing behavioral analytic services to address individual needs with the goal of helping others lead lives of self-sufficiency and independence.

Boulder JFS Associate Director

Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking an Associate Director to lead JFS’s Boulder office. This is a leadership opportunity that incudes managing our Boulder team, leading program development and implementation, and engaging donor and grant support for our Boulder programs. This position serves the Boulder Community, primarily elderly and disabled residents and their families, with ongoing programs, services, information, referrals, care management and emergency assistance. JFS is looking for the right leader to maintain the organization’s proud tradition of program excellence and impact while also pursuing potential program expansion.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced and accomplished program and development professional to join a high quality human services organization with an inspiring mission, 155 dedicated employees, a collaborative working environment, and a longstanding reputation for program quality and impact.

Communications and Design Coordinator

The Communications and Design Coordinator is a member of a growing, professional, strategic, development and marketing team. This person is responsible for designing, creating and maintaining dynamic print and electronic development, special events, marketing, and informational materials for JFS. The Communications and Design Coordinator collaborates with other members of the team to provide relevant content and design for all audiences and ensures JFS is current with best practices for donor engagement, social media platforms, and other digital media mechanisms.

Information Technology Manager

JFS is conducting a search for an experienced hands-on IT Manager accountable for implementing all IT activities across the organization. Reporting to the COO, this position will be responsible for ensuring proper information system operations and planning necessary upgrades.

Jewish Disabilities Advocates (JDA) Program Assistant—PT (4 hours/month)

Responsible for assisting the JDA coordinator with implementing and monitoring the JDA program. This position will promote full participation of Jewish people with disabilities in the Jewish community at large.

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