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

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.

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is seeking an experienced and committed Development Officer to join the agency’s dynamic and fast-paced Development department. We are in search of a full-time Development Officer to be responsible for the expansion of individual, corporate and foundation fundraising efforts, to attract new donors and enhance support from existing donors. In addition, the Development Officer will collaborate with the Development team to help plan and execute all fundraising events and development activities throughout the year.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage a portfolio of current and potential donors
  • Through research and best practices, identify, cultivate and solicit individuals for general operating support, program support and endowment, rooted in our organizational case for support
  • Prepare proposals, solicitation letters and stewardship reports
  • Train, manage and motivate volunteers to achieve objectives
  • Provide professional staffing for all agency event committee meetings
  • Prospect, cultivate, and develop solicitation strategies
  • Solicit in-kind donations
  • Collaborates with team members, members of the board, and fundraising volunteers to improve agency fundraising
  • Evaluate events and make recommendations to improve outcomes
  • Participate as a member of the agency’s development team to effectively market and promote the agency’s events and services
  • Develop and manage event budgets, and contain expenses
  • Design proposals for sponsorship
  • Negotiate contracts related to events
  • Create and execute event timelines
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in fundraising/donor relations
  • Track record of successfully closing personal solicitations and meeting and exceeding fundraising goals; and working successfully with Boards and Committees on peer to peer solicitation strategy and implementation
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and nurture long-term relationships between organizations and donors culminating in success of mission advancement goals
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills, with the ability to serve as an advocate/spokesperson for the organization and successfully tailor communications to audiences
  • Possess strong collaboration skills, with the ability to accept feedback and provide coaching and support to others in order to ensure the fulfillment of the Agency’s mission
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and overcome obstacles to success
  • Proficient in the use Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Eligible driving record
  • Valid FL driver’s license

 

NETWORK/DESKTOP ADMINISTRATOR

Alpert Jewish Family Service, a not-for-profit organization located in West Palm Beach, is currently in need of a self-motivated, customer service oriented Network/Desktop Administrator to support our main office staff and four remote locations in Palm Beach County.

The Network / Desktop Administrator is responsible for providing end user support to all Staff. This individual shall be detail-oriented, results driven, flexible and able to perform duties in high-pressure situations. The Network / Desktop Administrator shall have an extensive knowledge of industry standards related to PC hardware/software environments and demonstrate an intermediate to advanced understanding of networking, including printing, file storage and desktop business applications as well as end user mobile devices. Good communication skills both verbal and written.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answer service calls in a courteous and professional manner to solicit favorable responses and experiences in dealing with agency staff.
    • Handle all support calls and coordinate problem calls with the IT Director.
    • Respond to service tickets in a timely manner, keeping End Users informed of ticket status and progress.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with peers as well as executive staff to clarify and inform staff of PC-related issues, software errors and answer general questions enabling staff to perform their duties.
    • Ability to train staff on the use of Microsoft Office 2016 and other agency systems.
  • Manage service tickets in an organized manner to ensure accuracy.
    • Provide service and usage reports as requested.
    • Properly document all service tickets including initiating communication with End Users and detailing Resolutions before closing tickets.
  • Diagnose End User hardware/software problems and provide solutions to remedy the issues.
    • Perform OS and software installations/upgrades using automated systems.
    • Independently troubleshoot printer problems, security-related concerns, networking and connectivity issues, device driver selection and installations.
  • Provide PC and peripheral parts requirements, acquisition support and installations satisfying end user computing needs.
    • Provide research and recommendations for improvements and opportunities.
    • Maintain equipment inventory records/equipment replacement schedule.
  • Provide assistance and backup to the IT Director as needed.
    • Manage and monitor the server backups and network monitoring systems.
    • Manage all aspects of the desktop lifecycle including software and OS updates and system upgrades.
    • Assist with new server installations and network updates.
    • Manage Endpoint protection, Anti-Spam Filters and email Encryption systems.
  • Perform other server non-OS services such as Activity Directory, Email, user accounts and permissions.
  • Assist in other IT activities as required by the IT Director to meet directives and customer expectations.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree from two-year College or university; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiar with all aspects of Windows 10, PC / Mac administration, and Outlook/Exchange 2016 email system support in both physical and virtual environments.
  • Comp TIA A+ Certification with 3-5 years of applied experience preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Window PC and VMware environments and server services. Capable of developing PC-related standards, procedures and processes.
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory and Office 365 and Exchange 2016 in a Hybrid environment.

Preferred but not required experience:

Exchange 2016, MS SQL Server, Linux, M-Files document management system, , WatchGuard Firewall, ESET Endpoint Protection, Skype for Business, Manage Engine ADManager, ESI Phone Systems.

Since 1974, our services have addressed the well-being of children and families, the independence and well-being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs. These services include psychiatry; counseling; case management and care coordination; guardianship; a companionship program; domestic abuse services; support groups; specialized services for Holocaust Survivors and premier residential programming for adults with special needs. Our multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to caring for individuals and families is the reason why so many choose Alpert JFS as the place to enhance their well-being and help them thrive. We are home to over 100 skilled professionals, working as one team, in one place, as one family!

 

 

DIRECT CARE STAFF

Levine Jewish Residential & Family Service (LJRFS) is currently looking for dependable Direct Care staff to work in our Group Homes (West Palm/Royal Palm) supporting adults with special needs.

Assist with grooming, personal hygiene, socialization, meal preparation, and other activities of daily living. The position 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.

 

 

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.

 

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