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:

INTAKE & REFERRAL SPECIALIST (MSW)

Alpert JFS offers a confidential Intake, Assessment, Information & Referral Program (I&R), 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 functions as an Intake and Referral Specialist include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct telephone assessments to assure an understanding of the full range of problems, in order to provide appropriate options and referrals
  • Conduct face to face assessments when needed, which are required for financial aid requests
  • Implement crisis intervention techniques (via phone and/or face to face) to assure that the person in crisis is being adequately served – crisis intervention is most frequently used for clients who may be considering suicide, who are in need of financial aid, or who may be emotionally distraught
  • Conduct short term supportive counseling (via phone and/or face to face) to assure that callers are being supported during possible wait lists or for clients who may only need one or two meetings with a worker
  • Perform short term case management (via phone and/or face to face) 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
  • Conduct budgeting and financial assessments for financial aid and subsidy cases to assure that clients are adequately assessed for appropriate assistance

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

 

FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

Alpert Jewish Family Service (AJFS), an accredited non-profit organization is looking for a dedicated Receptionist to handle client-facing duties as well as general administrative tasks.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer phone calls in a timely manner and direct call to appropriate individual or take message
  • Greet visitors/clients and connect them with the appropriate individuals
  • Register clients in, receive payment if applicable, notify clinician of arrival, enter payments and forward to accounting in an accurate and timely manner
  • Responsible for protecting patient’s privacy by maintaining confidentiality of personal information (HIPAA compliant)
  • File, label and prepare charts for all programs
  • Assist with maintaining and ordering mailing supplies
  • Post outgoing mail
  • Responsible for the opening and closing procedures of the office as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.
  • 2 plus years’ experience as a receptionist (counseling or medical office environment preferred).
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Proficient computer skills specifically Microsoft Word and Outlook

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is seeking a strong Executive Assistant to join our growing Agency in West Palm Beach. The Executive Assistant provides support to the office of the CEO, the Board of Directors, and the Clinical Director and the Chief Program Officer through a wide range of management related activities and specific assignments.  Generally, the Executive Assistant will be used to increase the administrative efficiency and effectiveness of the CEO’s Office.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as custodian for and maintains Official Corporation records
  • Manages Executive’s calendar and independently schedules appointments
  • Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible
  • Prepares memorandums outlining and explaining administrative procedures and policies
  • Arranges meetings, programs, events, or conferences by arranging for facilities and caterers
  • Prepares records such as agenda, notices, minutes, and resolutions for corporate meetings
  • Assists in the preparation and filing of corporate legal documents with government agencies to conform with statutes
  • Composes and prepares confidential correspondence, minutes, reports, and other complex documents
  • Prepares materials and sets up necessary accouterments for the Board meetings, as well as other meetings, conferences as required by the CEO or Senior Management
  • Creates and maintains database and spreadsheet files
  • Schedule conference room reservations in shared calendar and submit to IT if any special set up required (on behalf of all agency staff)
  • Assist in the coordination of the Agency’s annual meeting offsite including dinner for BOD meeting prior to Annual Meeting
  • Front desk coverage when needed
  • Set up Conference room for weekly Friday morning staff meeting and take and disseminate minutes
  • Other Responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:  

  • Associates Degree preferred
  • 7-10 years administrative experience with a minimum of 3 years supporting C-level management
  • 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
  • Ability to manage a busy calendar through constant communication and follow-up
  • Attention to detail

 

GUARDIANSHIP SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) has an opening in our Guardianship Department for a Support Specialist. The Guardianship Support Specialist will dedicated their time supporting the needs of the department administratively as well as develop and maintain positive relationships with the Wards of the Agency under close supervision and direction of the Care Managers and/or Program Director. This position is part time 25 hours per week.

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, 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.
  • 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 d, 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

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST

Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service (AJFCS), an accredited non-profit organization has an opportunity for highly motivated, detail oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join our accounting team in West Palm Beach.

Essential Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist include but are not limited to:

  • Open and organize invoices that need to be paid. Code each invoice for the proper program
  • Enter invoices into accounting software to prepare them for payment
  • Keep books on invoice posting, cash disbursed, and aged payables
  • Copying of invoices for program grants
  • Log in and reconciliation of checks on monthly bank statements for several entities
  • Scan daily deposits
  • Cash position balances
  • Assist with grant submissions and reporting
  • Ordering of supplies for the agency
  • Backup coverage for Receptionist
  • Filing

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • 2 plus years’ accounting
  • Problem solving and analytical ability to work with very detailed financial data
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • FL Driver’s License and proof of insurance.

 

CARE MANAGER (MSW) – HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Do you enjoy working with older adults? Alpert Jewish Family Service (AJFS) currently has an opening for a Care Manager within our Holocaust team.  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.

Our 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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing bio-psychosocial assessments including analysis of & independent judgment in the areas of physical functioning, psychological/emotional functioning, mental status, activities of daily living, and instrumental activities of daily living, social functioning, nutrition, and environment. Develop service plans, refer for and coordinate services, counsel and support clients’ families and monitor the ongoing needs of the clients.

MSW required; 2-5 years’ experience with geriatric and special populations. A valid Florida driver’s license 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

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.

 

DIRECT CARE

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

Provide assistance with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation and other activities of daily living. Also includes transportation to and from doctor appointments and activities.

One-year experience, valid Florida Driver’s License/good driving record, high school diploma or GED required. Able to pass DOT physical and full background check. Flexible to work days, nights (may include some overnights), weekends and holidays.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans