CAREERS AT ALPERT JFS

Since 1974, Alpert Jewish Family Service, an accredited 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women, and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and f

amilies of all ages, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.

 

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Donor Database Administrator 

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is looking for a Donor Database Administrator to oversee the day-to-day and long-term operations of all aspects of the Agency’s fundraising database and assure its quality, consistency, and accuracy. This position is responsible for data integrity, improvement, analysis, research, staff training, and payment portal management to maximize fundraising revenue.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the overall database integrity and quality, including routine data improvement, data auditing, systems checks, and database functions.
  • Does analysis as required to advance fundraising campaigns.
  • Provide staff training, support, and feedback on data entry and reporting for all database users, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain queries/exports for direct appeals, email campaigns, publications, events, and ad hoc projects.
  • Collaborate with team members to track and report on fundraising progress and donor trends.
  • Identify opportunities for systems integration to improve data quality, reduce data entry, and increase cross-departmental collaboration.
  • Ensure the ethical and confidential use of donor and prospect information, as is consistent with the standards of the Agency.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent of direct experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in database management
  • Advanced skills in MS Office Suite (specifically Excel and Word) and the demonstrated ability to learn other software programs.
  • A successful candidate will have enthusiasm, creativity, and strong organizational skills as well as a sense of self-direction and follow through.
  • Strong written and verbal communication with attention to detail and a high level of organization is required.
  • Self-driven with the ability to work well in a team setting, as well as unsupervised.
  • The ability to work with people from different backgrounds is essential.

 

Care Manager (Social Worker/MSW)

Alpert JFS is currently looking for a Care Manager (Social Worker/MSW) to be a part of our Long Term Care Department.  Our Care Managers assist individuals and families in maintaining and/or improving their independence, level of functioning and quality of life by providing for and/or arranging for an array of social services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform (in home) bio-psychosocial assessments including analysis of and independent judgment in the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment
  • At one’s discretion, develop service plans based on assessment to meet client’s needs and to establish a working relationship
  • Independently refer for and coordinate needed services
  • Advocate to meet client’s needs; consult and collaborate with other professionals and service providers to assure comprehensive care
  • Counsel and support clients families and significant others to maximize their well-being
  • Monitor the ongoing needs of clients through telephone and face-to-face interaction in order to independently evaluate the treatment process
  • Document all activity & maintain case records to meet quality standards
  • Analyze and respond to emergencies/crises to maintain quality care

Qualifications

Candidate must be able to communicate well with professionals within and outside of the organization, as well as with potential members and their families. Time management and organization skills are essential in this fast-paced environment. A passion of working with the geriatric population must be evident in all interactions. MSW required; Three to five years’ experience with geriatric and special populations. Experience doing in-home assessments preferred. A valid Florida driver’s license and proof of insurance is required for this position.

Residential Care Manager

Levine Jewish Residential and Family Service is seeking a Residential Care Manager to assist individuals and families in maintaining and/or improving their independence, level of functioning and quality of life by providing for and/or arranging for an array of social services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct needs assessment and develops service plans, including but not limited to gainful employment, behavioral health support, family needs and resources, and linkage to ancillary services, in collaboration with the family, Apartment Program Director and Clinical Director
  • Advocate to meet client’s needs; consult and collaborate with other professionals and service providers to assure comprehensive care
  • Monitor the ongoing needs of residents through face-to-face interaction and weekly home visits
  • Assure implementation of and adherence to the behavioral management system, including providing behavioral consequences, motivational incentives, and learning experiences for the client
  • Responsible for assessing the safety of the client and their residence to minimize accidents and protect the client’s well-being
  • Instruct JRFS Apartment Program residents in Independent Living Skills to include: Financial skills, health, nutrition, fitness, medication management, grooming, hygiene, time management, organizational skills, sex education, relationship skills, housekeeping, personal safety skills, basic emergency skills, pre-vocational, job development, job management skills, social and leisure skills.
  • Schedule and attend care plan meetings
  • Document all clinical services and activities in accordance with agency policy and procedures and maintain case records to meet quality standards
  • Provide guidance and problem solve with resident’s and their support systems to maximize the resident’s well-being
  • Analyze and respond to emergencies/crises to maintain quality care
  • Maintain caseload size as required by the agency to meet professional goals
  • Respond to all communications in a timely manner for care continuity
  • Coordinate all internal referrals to other agency programs
  • Assist with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living to support patient care plans when needed
  • Provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, recreational programs and shopping when needed
  • Administer medications to clients when requested/needed.
  • Complete incident reports when needed/required timely
  • Attend meetings and training sessions to meet quality and program standards

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Social Work or other Behavior Mental Health program strongly preferred)
  • 5-7 years in a similar role; experience working with special needs population preferred
  • Experience writing care plans preferred
  • Able and willing to drive a twelve (12) passenger van.
  • Good written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with various employees throughout the organization.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel)
  • A valid Florida driver’s license is required and must have a good driving record
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility, and ability to function independently
  • Possess an understanding of and compatibility with Jewish values and traditions

Intake & Referral Specialist (Chai Line)

Alpert JFS offers a confidential Intake, Assessment, Information & Referral Program (I&R, Chai Line), offering those who call in to speak with a Master’s Level professional who has in-depth knowledge of child, adult and senior issues. We are currently seeking a Masters Level Social Worker to be a part of this critical role within our Agency as an Intake and Referral Specialist.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming calls, conduct telephone assessments to assure an understanding of the full range of problems, in order to provide appropriate options and referrals to connect them with the services they need
  • Ensure courteous, prompt responses to caller inquiries and requests
  • Manage a triage system to prioritize calls based on urgency and current program availability
  • Input data into internal database to provide staff with referral information that is accurate, appropriate and confidential
  • Conduct financial assessments by phone, virtual, or face-to-face when safe due to COVID, to determine eligibility for services and financial assistance when available
  • Implement crisis intervention techniques to assure that the person in crisis is being adequately served
  • Maintain online listings and external referral sources in the community for Alpert JFS Services
  • Conduct short term supportive counseling to assure that callers are being supported when necessary
  • Perform short term case management to assure that clients in need of advocacy are assisted
  • Serve as client advocate within and outside the agency, with family members, and other agencies to assure that clients are receiving the appropriate assistance they may need
  • Conduct case conferences with I & R, JFS, and outside agency staff to assure that clients are being served in the best manner possible
  • Document notes accurately and completely to assure that an assessment is comprehensive and the necessary interventions have been completed

Qualifications

  • Masters level MSW or equivalent required/or Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 8 years’ experience in social work or related field
  • Social service assessment skills required
  • Previous intake experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with various employees throughout the organization, board members and members of the community
  • Exceptional organizational, time-management, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects and requests

Associate Director of Development 

Alpert Jewish Family Service is looking for an Associate Director of Development to be responsible for the success of the Agency’s annual giving and special fundraising campaigns to annual donors. Working closely with the Chief Development Officer, the Associate Director of Development will develop and implement a comprehensive, strategic, integrated plan to broaden the base of individual donors and increase the levels of support for the Agency, particularly by acquiring and upgrading annual fund donors and partnering with the Chief Development Officer and other Development team staff in the expansion of the Agency’s major donor ($5,000+) giving society. The Associate Director of Development will develop and lead the strategy as well as oversee the execution of signature Agency fundraising events to ensure that revenue goals are achieved. The Associate Director of Development also is responsible for conceptualizing, organizing and implementing year-round stewardship efforts that are focused on increasing donor retention.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, provide leadership for the creation, execution and evaluation of comprehensive multi-year plans that increase revenue and donor participation rates in the Agency’s annual giving program
  • Work closely with the Chief Development Officer and other Development team staff to facilitate the growth and development of the Agency’s major donor ($5,000+) annual giving society (Chai Society), including growth, retention, revenue increase and recognition of members
  • Responsible for the identification, acquisition, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual fund donors, including online giving, donor communications, stewardship, workplace giving, matching gifts and donor outreach
  • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, write, edit and design varied donor correspondence and materials for a range of communication vehicles including appeal letters, gift acknowledgments, and multi-channel prospect and donor outreach opportunities
  • Oversee the production and mailing of annual direct mail appeals, coordinate with printers, mail house, and other suppliers
  • Oversee the data management of annual gifts and conduct regular analysis and reporting of annual campaign and donor progress
  • Develop and implement deliverables for year-round donor engagement; establish systems for timely and appropriate acknowledgments of annual campaign gifts
  • Oversee prospect/donor correspondence, including electronic donor communications
  • Oversee the maintenance of data integrity in all donor files and records; manage and track contributed revenue; assess and implement procedures to increase departmental efficiency
  • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer and other Development team staff, oversee strategic fundraising events, experiences and partnerships that are targeted to more deeply engage the Jewish community of the Greater Palm Beaches and Martin County and/or that have strategic fundraising goals; work closely with Development team staff to ensure fundraising strategies are included in event planning and execution
  • Facilitate and execute annual fundraisers, special fundraising events and parlor meetings; participate in managing streams of fundraising revenues at special events including auctions, and assist with the development and production of all materials used to support the organization’s fundraising events and campaigns
  • Oversee the creation and tracking of Development revenue and expense budgets and adherence to the annual Development plan
  • Write clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, vocabulary, and appropriate tone for message or audience and speaks in a clear, articulate manner
  • In collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communications, develop and implement storytelling-centered marketing strategies for fundraising campaigns and events, including the use of the Agency website and social media platforms to enhance fundraising efforts and enhance the Agency’s image; apply a holistic and deep understanding of equity, inclusion, and anti-racism when applying marketing and communication strategies
  • Provide routine updates to donors, corporate sponsors, foundations and other funders, specifically as research findings or measurable outcomes are available
  • Work with Development staff to develop plans, timelines and schedules, as well as a tracking system for results, for all fundraising campaigns
  • Develop and supervise maintenance of a tracking system for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship within the department database
  • Support the work of the Chief Development Officer and work closely and collaboratively with other Development team staff

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years’ experience in non-profit, social services or healthcare environment; Development office experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with fundraising in the areas of annual giving, major gifts, direct mail and special events
  • Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising, including personal solicitations of gifts at the $5,000+ level, is required
  • Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimum supervision is also required
  • Occasional participation in evening and weekend community events is expected
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Polished oral, written, telephone, and e-mail communication skills; ability to interact with a variety of constituencies, including Board members, volunteers, donors at all levels, staff and patients/clients and their families
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment with attention to detail and accuracy

 

 

Direct Care Staff

Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (LJRFS) is currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our (Palm Beach Gardens) Independent Living Apartment Program supporting adults with special needs.

The ideal Direct Care Staff is someone who is passionate about helping individuals with developmental disabilities maximize their independence. This individual is also someone who has the patience to help support client goals such as grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation, and other activities of daily living. The Direct Care Staff will be responsible for medication administration and transportation to and from doctor appointments and activities.

  • One-year experience in a similar capacity or field
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License/good driving record
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Able to pass a full background check
  • Flexible to work days, nights (may include some overnights), weekends, and holidays.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans
  • Drug-Free Workplace

 

  

PSYCHIATRIST – PART-TIME

Alpert Jewish Family Service is seeking a Part-Time Psychiatrist, interested in making a positive contribution to their local community, to join our busy, interdisciplinary, community-based mental health team with locations in West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, and Palm Beach Gardens. If you are interested in the flexibility to create your own schedule, work with an expert team, and be a part of true community practice, please submit your resume or call 561-238-0261.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Drug-Free Workplace