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.

Homemaker—approximately 30+ hours/week—Temporary position

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you interested in being part of a caring community? Jewish Family Service (JFS) is looking for a special individual who is friendly, patient, reliable and organized to provide part time light housekeeping services to seniors and/or adults with disabilities or serious illnesses in the greater Denver area.

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.

Program Specialist—Full Time

This position assists in the program management of approximately 70 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in the Pre-Vocational, Supported Employment, Day Habilitation and/or Supported Community Connections at the SHALOM Denver location of Jewish Family Service (JFS). Provides case management and direct support to individuals served.

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.

TANF Case Manager-Full Time

Leading social services non-profit agency seeking caring and energetic individual with at least 3 years’ hands-on experience in a facilitating role in a multi-cultural environment serving adults with multiple barriers to employment. 37.5 hour workweek.


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