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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans

CURRENT OPENINGS:

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Alpert JFS is looking for an experienced Chief Financial Officer to work directly with the CEO on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to strategic planning, budget management, cost-benefit analysis, and forecasting needs. This position will be responsible for the development of standard accounting, analysis and reporting procedures, and for the exercise of overall financial control.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for fiscal analysis, strategic financial planning, budgeting and forecasting activities, as well as overseeing investing and financing
  • Formulates and recommends policies on banking, receipt, and disbursement of funds, extension of credit, fiscal and accounting matters. Oversees cash management and investments. Coordinates investment activities with the committee and external investment advisor; monitors investments held by foundations
  • Responsible for ensuring that all finance and work with the Risk Manager to ensure all risk management plans/policies are up-to-date and the organization is in compliance with those policies. Coordinates the purchase of commercial insurance
  • Directs all budget and financial planning, reporting, and forecasting. Work with program staff to understand, utilize and adjust budgets as needed, manage costs to achieve the organization’s financial goals. With the CEO and Development Director, plans organizational fundraising revenue goals
  • Creates and monitors program services long-range financial plans. Prepares financial analysis and cost/benefit analysis to assist program directors in long-range planning
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on proposals, RFP’s and financial statements
  • Acts as a liaison to the board of directors and Board committees including Budget and Finance, Audit, 401(k) Oversight, and Investment committees. Prepares committee agendas and provides relevant synthesized information promptly. Fosters good relationships with Board Chair, Treasurer and other committee members
  • Leads annual audit preparations and manage the ongoing relationship with auditors to ensure compliance with all regulatory and GAAP requirements. Prepares audited financial statements, footnotes, and information for the Form 990 preparation. Coordinates the selection of the external audit firm with the Audit Committee
  • File all reports necessary to comply with laws and regulations for reporting and audits of recipients of public funds
  • Supervises accounting staff, ensuring ongoing training and accuracy
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:       

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • 7+ plus years of progressively responsible management experience in accounting/finance preferably including strategy for a large non-profit
  • Proven experience with managing staff, outside vendors, budgeting, audits, financial analysis and planning a must
  • Prior work with a board of directors preferred
  • Excellent written, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to evaluate systems for efficiencies and implement improvements
  • Extensive knowledge of computer software applications, including accounting software programs
  • Ability to analyze complex financial data, propose viable solutions, and design necessary system

 

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) Fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization. Assures that the organization’s culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa. Plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions to support the organization. Assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund development including but not limited to volunteer and donor management, research and cultivation, gift processing and recognition. Maintains accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources.

Essential responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Designs and implements a comprehensive development strategy to achieve significant revenue goals to support the mission, vision and strategic direction of the Agency
  • Expands revenue from all fundraising targets to include individuals, corporations. Congregations, and other community groups through direct mail, workplace giving, special events, major gifts, planned gifts, and other fundraising initiatives
  • Manages requests and reports for federal, state, and local government funding agencies, as well as private foundations
  • Ensures that the organization has a highly functioning system for donor stewardship
  • Ensures strong development operations including data entry and management, donor acknowledgments, gift processing, and income reconciliation
  • Works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to create and implement a long-term development plan to guide growth in resource development activities and ensure the Agency’s sustainability
  • Prepares progress and activity reports for Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors
  • Stays abreast of philanthropic and social trends on fundraising issues
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:       

  • Graduate degree in nonprofit management, development, marketing, or related field preferred
  • At least ten years of progressively responsible development experience in a nonprofit organization, including five years in a supervisory role. Will consider a combination of qualifications equal to educational and work experience
  • Experience working with a volunteer-driven, community-based organization preferred
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with potential funders, board members as well as internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to design, implement and direct fundraising initiatives and achieve goals
  • Experience in organizing donor and special events
  • and track funding prospects and potential donors
  • Demonstrated public speaking, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Eligible Florida driver’s license and good driving record
  • Proof of automobile insurance.

 

GRANT MANAGER – HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Alpert Jewish Family Service’s (AJFS) Holocaust Survivor’s Assistance Program is dedicated to easing the lives of survivors of the Shoah.  Our internationally recognized professional staff has expertise in helping survivors to identify and address the unique social welfare, health care, and emotional needs of Jewish victims of the Nazi atrocities. You can trust our professionals to provide services with the utmost sensitivity and to honor the dignity of our survivors.

AJFS is currently seeking a Grant Manager to interpret and implement the administration of the Grant allocations for the Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program.  The Grant Manager will work closely with the LTC Director and Care Managers in managing and monitoring the expenditures.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Claims Conference grant which includes but is not limited to:
  • Responsible for Implementing grant guidelines as indicated in the Claims Conference allocation letters (GG and Emergency Financial Assistance Grants). Monitors grant activities for program compliance.
  • Develops and maintains procedures to carry out and monitor compliance with grant guidelines. Creates and monitors tools (spreadsheets) for efficient tracking of allocation.
  • Maintain oversight in the accuracy of data entry in the Claims Conference database (Diamond).
  • Review/approve invoices and supporting documentation prior to submission of quarterly reports.
  • Provide ongoing training to program vendors regarding grant requirements.
  • Conducts annual vendor audits.
  • Works closely with Holocaust Program Administrative Assistant in the appropriate flow of documentation for the oversight of the grant expenditures.
  • Works closely with the CFO and or Controller in monitoring expenditures.
  • Provides program update for quarterly reports.
  • Provides leadership and effectively communicates status of allocation to appropriate staff.
  • Communicates with the Chief Program Officer regarding grant/allocation concerns.
  • Provides leadership in the preparation and oversight of Claims Conference program audit.
  • Provide data to Claims Conference as requested.
  • Coordinate and attend Eat & Schmooze events, including venue, food and entertainment/speaker.
  • Coordinate and attend all educational events for Palm Beach County schools for the education of the students regarding the Holocaust.
  • Responsible for organizing and overseeing the annual Café Europa event.
  • Manage all other grants pertaining to Holocaust program (i.e.: application process, following appropriate allocation guidelines, reports and providing oversight for audits).
  • Attends and participates in staff and Holocaust program meetings.
  • Preparation of reports for management as requested.
  • Collaborate with Federation on any Holocaust community activities when requested.

Qualifications:

  • BA or equivalent, or at least 5 years’ experience in community or non-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork, collegiality and self-motivation were necessary for success.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience in customer service with high standards of timeliness and responsiveness
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Possess acute awareness in problem solving suggestions, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, social media platforms, databases, and aptitude for learning new software.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills.

Valid FL Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance.

 

 

CARE MANAGER (SOCIAL WORKER/MSW) – Part Time

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.

 

 

LCSW / THERAPIST – Part Time

If you are passionate about clinical work and are interested in being a part of a community-based organization, explore the opportunity to join our dynamic team of licensed professionals. Alpert Jewish Family Services (AJFS) offers an opportunity to be a part of a team environment while offering flexibility and autonomy.

AJFS is seeking a part time licensed mental health clinician with experience in psychotherapy to provide direct service for Agency clients, including individuals, couples, groups and families. Experience working with children is required. MSW; valid license (LCSW) in State of Florida; ability to work afternoons and evenings also required.

 

 

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 a true community practice, please submit your resume or call 561-238-0261.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans