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.

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Major Gifts Officer

Alpert Jewish Family Service, looking for a Major Gifts Officer to join our fundraising department. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for implementing the major donor development strategy as part of a comprehensive fundraising plan for the Agency. Working in partnership with the Chief Development Officer, the Major Gifts Officer will perform a significant share of the Agency’s major donor solicitations and identify additional individual donors with giving interest and capacity for solicitation and stewardship.

The successful candidate will manage a fundraising portfolio with the goal of cultivating and soliciting individuals with a capacity for gifts in the six- and seven-figure range. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for prospect research, solicitation strategy, cultivation, donor outreach, gift proposal development, reporting and stewardship as well as making direct gift solicitations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Chief Development Officer, develops comprehensive and actionable annual and multi-year development strategies for major gifts with ambitious and attainable revenue goals
  • Develops and executes strategies to build a portfolio and manage a pipeline of 150+ major gift prospects with the capacity to make gifts of $25,000 and more annually and/or $100,000 – $1 million or more on a multi-year basis
  • Works with Agency program and marketing staff to secure appropriate information about Agency major gift funding opportunities, including program metrics and budgets, to create major gift proposals, endowments and program naming opportunities
  • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, creates monthly reports that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance
  • Moves potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure.
  • Collaborates with Agency staff and volunteer leadership to coordinate cultivation events and other activities for major gift and planned giving donors/prospective donors
  • Writes individual proposals for major and planned gifts including blended asks, endowment and/or specific program funding
  • Develops appropriate marketing materials to support contact, marketing, and calls with potential major and planned gift donors
  • Creates an appropriate stewardship plan to maintain ongoing relationships with donors who have made major gift and/or planned giving commitments
  • Attends various Agency events and meetings, including occasional activities on weekends and evenings, in order to cultivate and/or solicit donors
  • Adheres to assigned budget(s) to ensure effective stewardship of Agency resources to realize organizational goals
  • Utilizes the Agency’s donor database to maintain accurate records of all donor interactions, individuals’ programmatic interests, trends in giving and type(s) of support to solicit
  • Acts as an Agency ambassador to all stakeholders by presenting a highly professional image and, through verbal, written, and face-to-face interactions
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required; Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience is preferred
  • At least five years of non-profit fundraising experience in a major gifts environment is required, preferably with significant experience in multi-year fundraising campaigns, foundation relations and planned giving
  • Demonstrated track-record in securing and managing 6- and 7-figure gifts is preferred, including experience securing foundation and private sector grants
  • Knowledge of planned giving and its complexities including estate planning, tax laws, wills and trusts is preferred
  • Proven experience in telling the story of an organization and its effectiveness
  • Excels at articulating the organization’s goals, outcomes, objectives, and evaluation strategies to donors
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Agency’s mission
  • Knowledge of the Jewish philanthropic community of the Greater Palm Beaches is helpful
  • Outstanding stewardship and relationship management skills with meticulous follow-through and excellent presentation skills while exercising creativity. Demonstrated donor recognition strategies.
  • Thorough background in fundraising best practices and experience using donor database management for donor and solicitation records
  • Competence with DonorPerfect Fundraising CRM software is preferred
  • Has a strong sense of fundraising ethics and respect for confidentiality of donor information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team player spirit is a must
  • Is self-motivated and skilled at operating at a high level, creating solutions and making sound decisions in a complex, yet collaborative and supportive environment

Guardianship Support Specialist – Part Time 

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) has an opening in our Guardianship Department for a part time (25 hours per week) Support Specialist. Under close supervision and direction of the Care Managers and/or Program Director, the Support Specialist will develop and maintain positive relationships with the wards of the agency.  The position also maintains pertinent records in a timely fashion as requested and under the review of the relevant Care Manager.

Essential Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with assigned wards under the supervision and direction of the Care Managers relating to the nature and implementation of those relationships
  • Assist the Agency’s wards as assigned by the Care Manager including appointment making, transportation arrangements, shopping, and other tasks directly related to the care the ward
  • Communicate as needed, in a timely fashion with the care managers and relevant third parties on the ward’s behalf as directed
  • Ascertain needed information as requested by the care managers regarding such information as nursing home availability, medical insurance/Medicaid eligibility, legal requirements, etc.
  • Drive to Wards’ residences, court, attorneys’ offices, doctors’ offices, and post office.
  • Maintain key cabinet, monitor files in chart room and valuables in chart room
  • Responsible for creating new files in Electronic Health Record database.
  • Completes all appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Enter Guardianship team and attorney meeting and billing in Electronic Health Record database
  • Execute changes of addresses/representative payee/Medicaid and other applications
  • Provide vendors with required information and obtain important information as directed by the Program Director
  • Assist the program’s bookkeeping department in the management Ward billing, payments and marshaling of assets
  • Maintain familiarity with benefits, services, and providers in the community
  • Under Care Manager, gather data regarding Wards’ insurance benefits and policies including Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans’ benefits
  • Attend department meetings and of the agency, as determined by the Program Director
  • Provide routine administrative support to the department
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:          

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Two-three years social service experience; minimum one-year administrative support experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Comfortable and familiar with the needs of a multi-cultural population
  • Eligible Florida driver’s license and good driving record
  • Proof of automobile insurance

LCSW/PSYCHOLOGIST (Full-time/Part-Time)

Alpert Jewish Family Service, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, is looking to hire a Licensed Therapist (LCSW or Psychologist) to our collaborative team of professional. Our Therapists have a broad-based experience in psychotherapy and provide direct service for agency clients including individuals, couples, groups and families.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in strengthening clients’ abilities to function and/or adapt to or resolve environmental or personal situations or stresses.
  • Treat patients across the life span suffering with mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, etc.
  • Conduct thorough psychosocial assessments and evaluate for appropriate DSM-5 Diagnosis
  • Collaborate with staff Psychiatrist, if needed to develop and implement treatment plans
  • Conduct initial evaluations and follow up therapy sessions to ensure comprehensive care of patients
  • Collaborate when necessary with colleagues, supervisors or staff psychiatrist to analyze and consolidate treatment strategy to provide comprehensive services
  • Identify special needs, problems or high-risk situations with clients to strategize services and to coordinate community services when appropriate. Devise letters or reports for client advocacy when necessary
  • Formulate clinical documentation to meet expected professional practice as well as accreditation standards
  • Maintain client payment accounts and address any billing questions with proper agency staff and with client when necessary
  • Attend training to enhance skill level and maintain professional license, including in-services and staff development opportunities within the agency
  • Other Responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications and requirements

  • Master’s or higher-level degree from an accredited school in an area of Mental Health and a valid professional license in the State of Florida
  • 2+ years of experience as an independently licensed clinical therapist: LCSW or PsyD/PhD (Telemedicine experience preferred)
  • Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records, telehealth, and other technologies
  • Weekly commitment of 16-28 hours (part-time) or 37-40 hours (full-time)
  • Problem solving, analytical, communication and crisis management skills are necessary to assist clients and/or caregivers who may be in distress

 

MARKETING INTERN

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is looking for a Marketing Intern to provide administrative and creative support to our Marketing and Communications team. In this role, you should be well-organized with strong research skills and an eye for detail.

Essential responsibilities, not limited to:

  • Assist with the design of various marketing needs such as flyers, ads, newsletters, appeals
  • Assist with website management including but not limited to creating events and designing landing pages
  • Assist with social media content and creatives including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Assist with agency E-Newsletters and virtual events
  • Maintain Inventory of marketing collateral and promotional items
  • Follow-up with vendors and consultants via email or phone, as needed
  • Provide administrative and creative support to the Communications team as needed
  • Process check requests/vendor invoices
  • Develop image library and maintain file management
  • Conduct image/video search when requested
  • Assist with agency activity calendar maintenance
  • Conduct article/topic research when requested
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in College/University and looking for an internship for credits
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, social media platforms, and aptitude for learning new software
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Mailchimp, Publisher, Canva, Photoshop
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to pivot between various tasks, as necessary
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet various scheduling needs
  • Ability to communicate creative ideas
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

 

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.

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