Career Opportunities 

You can make a difference in our community
by working at JFS!

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, JFS offers a pleasant working environment and competitive compensation/benefits.If you would like more information about any of the positions listed below, please contact our Human Resources Department at (414) 390-5800.

 

Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)
Care Coordinator - Full-time

 Jewish Family Services is offering an opportunity for a full time Care Coordinator to work in the JFS Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. The Care Coordinator is responsible for service planning and delivery of recovery services to CCS consumers by developing individualized recovery plans, assessing consumer’s needs, authorizing services and developing goals that will allow CCS consumers to realize their desired outcomes. As a member of the CCS team, the Care Coordinator works to utilize professional, community and natural supports in assisting consumers diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders to achieve their highest level of independent functioning.

Qualified candidates must possess a four-year bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field (e.g. Social Welfare, Psychology, etc.) and have at least 1 year of paid, formal (non-family setting) experience working with adults in a case management or related social service experience. Experience in behavioral health, mental health and/or addiction is preferred. Working knowledge of and/or experience in various case management systems (TCM, CSP, Wraparound Milwaukee, My Choice Family Care, etc.) is also preferred, but not required.

Additionally qualified candidates will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, creative and independent thinking skills; have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to make accurate assessments, interact effectively with consumers, agency staff and other community professionals within a team concept are required. Candidates must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based on severity of need, be familiar with Electronic Health Record (EHR) management systems and have a working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications and service provider documentation systems. Candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of consumers and assure consumer confidentiality at all times. Candidates must have knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions and those of persons served. A valid driver's license with a good driving record AND access to a car with insurance is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is also required.

 

Jewish Communty Case Manager: Part-Time

Jewish Family Services(JFS) is offering an opportunity for a part time Jewish Community Case Manager to provide supportive case management services for members of the Milwaukee Jewish Community in a culturally informed and competent manner. This position identifies, provides and coordinates services for individuals and families and provides information and referral to community resources utilizing a case management brokerage model approach.

Qualified candidates must possess a four-year bachelor’s degree in Social Welfare, Psychology, Community Mental Health, Counseling or related field and have a minimum of three (3) years of experience providing case management services. Additionally, qualified candidates must be knowledgeable in Jewish faith, culture and traditions; values, observances, etc., and the varied practices of Judaism. Lastly qualified candidates must also have a minimum of three (3) years of experience working in, serving, advocating for and supporting the Jewish Community.

In addition, qualified candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge, ability and desire to work with all persons, including persons with physical and cognitive disabilities, developmental/intellectual disabilities, mental illness and impairments related to aging; and be familiar with Brokerage/Generalist Case Management practice philosophy.  Excellent interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, creative and independent thinking skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently are required. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to make accurate assessments, interact effectively with clients, agency staff and other community professionals within a team concept are required. Candidates must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based on adjudged acuity need, be familiar with Electronic Health Record (EHR) management systems and have a working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications.  Candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of clients and assure client confidentiality at all times. A valid driver's license with a good driving record AND access to a car with insurance is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is also required.

 

 

Registered Nurse – Full Time
Offering a $2,500 Sign-on Bonus!

Jewish Family Services is offering an opportunity for two full-time Registered Nurses to work in the JFS My Choice Family Care Program. These positions are responsible for providing assessments and ongoing services to elderly individuals and/or individuals with physical and/or developmental disabilities in their homes.

 Qualified candidates will have a Registered Nursing degree from an accredited Nursing Program (a Bachelor’s degree (BSN) is preferred) with a current license to practice in the state of Wisconsin and have a minimum of 1-year previous experience working with a specific Family Care Target population (e.g. Developmentally Disabled adults, Physically Disabled adults or Geriatric individuals) in community care management or related community experience. Prior experience must be from paid nursing positions.

 Candidates must have a working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications and the ability to perform Internet searches. Candidates must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and through written mediums with external entities. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently is required. Candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of members and assure member confidentiality at all times. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with clients, volunteers, agency staff and others is required. Knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions are necessary. A valid driver's license with a good driving record AND access to a car with insurance is required. Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is also required.

 

 

Grants Manager - Full-time

Jewish Family Services (JFS), a respected nonprofit, social services organization, whose mission is to provide supportive services to strengthen families, children and individuals throughout their life cycle, is offering an opportunity for a full time Grants Manager to work under the direction the Vice President of Development and Communications in performing grant management activities in support of JFS’s annual fund, special projects, and capital campaigns. This position will be responsible for researching, planning and submitting proposals; managing grant agreements, tracking grant outcomes and performance; reporting, budget monitoring and ensuring fulfillment of grant requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the VP of Development and Communications to execute all grant management activities to secure funds from government sources, corporate, private and community foundations and local businesses.
  • Working with department heads to develop grant templates and compelling case statements.
  • Adhering to industry best practices and code of conduct set forth by NGMA - National Grants Management Association, GPA - Grant Professional Association, AFP – Association of Fundraising Professionals, and other credentialing organizations.
  • Conducting in-depth research on health and social issues to provide content for grant applications, program outcomes and logic/service delivery models.
  • Conducting prospect research to identify new funding opportunities and maintaining up to date information on current funders.
  • Working with department heads to develop and monitor grant budgets and working with accounting staff on tracking grant revenues and expenditures.
  • Working with department heads to review and analyze program data and completing grant progress reports.
  • Administering and ensuring appropriate execution of the entire grants management cycle, including submission calendar, secured awards and progress reports. Creating policies and procedures to manage and monitor grant funds and sub-contracting. Executing conversion of hard copy grants management system to a digital platform.
    • Leading quarterly grants management meeting with department heads and providing updated information on grant activities on a regular basis.
    • Working with development department staff to steward relationships with prospects and funders, including routine communications with funders, tours, open houses and other cultivation events.
    • Providing one to one and group training to staff and sub-grantees on all aspects of the grant management process at JFS as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years of experience writing grants with a track record of securing single grant awards in excess of $25,000, multi-year grants, and managing a grant portfolio with a dollar value of $300,000 or more on an annual basis. (Certified grants professional is preferred.)
  • Experience working with board members, volunteers and program constituents.
  •  Experience working in the non-profit field, education, non-governmental organizations, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office application and other customer relationship management systems (Donor Perfect, Raiser’s Edge) and the ability to generate and analyze reports.
  • Knowledge of prospect research and grant funding search engines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, problem solving, creative and independent thinking skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills; timely documentation and deliverables, and be reliable and dependable in all manner of work-related duties.
  • Competence in financial management, budget development and financial reporting.
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, with accuracy, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of detail.
  • Understands and maintains donor, client and agency confidentiality.
  • Self-starter capable of networking and interacting with groups and individuals.
  • Ability to develop, cultivate and maintain donor relationships.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check is required.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle is required.
  • Knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions and the capacity to incorporate Jewish programming as necessary.

Benefits and other compensation:

Annual salary range for this position is $49,500 to $54,000. Actual rate is commensurate with experience. Jewish Family Services offers paid vacation, sick, holiday and personal time. Health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Aflac benefits, and an Employee Assistance Program are also available to full time employees.

Application information:

ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION MUST SUBMIT, WITH THEIR RESUME, A COVER LETTER INDICATING POSITION SOUGHT. RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS CAN BE SUBMITTED VIA:

Email: info@jfsmilw.org
Fax: 414-225-1340 to the attention of the Recruiter
Mail: Jewish Family Services
Attn: Recruiter
1300 N. Jackson St.
Milwaukee, WI  53202

 

Licensed Mental Health Clinician - Full-time

Jewish Family Services (JFS) is offering a full time opportunity for a Masters level, licensed mental health professional who has experience in treating survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. This mental health professional will provide critical mental health services to adult survivors, through a unique partnership with Sojourner Family Peace Center and Jewish Family Services. This position will be responsible for providing comprehensive mental health services and activities that support and enhance the behavioral and emotional health of clients, prospective clients, and members of the community.

Qualified candidates must:

  • hold a valid Wisconsin license from one of the following WI Examining Boards: Social Work (preferred), Marriage and Family Therapy, or Professional Counseling (LCSW, LMFT, LPC) and be in good standing with the Licensing Board,
  • have 3 (three) years of experience working with survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence,
  • have trauma-informed training,
  • be third-party billing eligible,
  • have a working knowledge of the dynamics of family, domestic and sexual violence, as well as a willingness to work with individuals and/or families experiencing these issues,
  • demonstrate an understanding of familial issues related to separation and divorce,
  • possess knowledge of DSM V diagnosis and trauma sensitive treatment modalities, with an understanding of a variety of theoretical approaches, psychodynamics, group process, and client advocacy,
  • be able to work independently, organize workload and maintain required level of productivity as determined by supervisor,
  • have evening availability.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Currently credentialed on insurance panels.
  • Experience with an Electronic Health Record system.

Interested candidates must have the ability to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of agency clients and assure client confidentiality at all times, be able to collaborate and work effectively with clients, volunteers, agency staff and others and must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge, understanding and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions is necessary. Qualified candidates must also successfully pass a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and a caregiver background check with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Department of Children and Families and the Department Safety and Professional Services; have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle with insurance.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume:

Jewish Family Services
Attn: Human Resources
1300 N. Jackson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Email: info@jfsmilw.org or Fax: 414-225-1340

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