Employment

JFCS/East Bay is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

GERIATRIC CARE MANAGER/SOCIAL WORKER

Our Agency
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) is an innovative human services agency that has served individuals and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties since 1877. Rooted in our values of compassion, excellence, inclusion, and community, JFCS/East Bay provides a range of high-quality, multilingual mental health and social services to East Bay residents across all ages, races, religions, and cultures.

JFCS/East Bay is proud to provide services to older adults and their families; Holocaust survivors; children, teachers, and parents; refugees and immigrants; and people seeking affordable counseling services. Our staff of over 60 employees is characterized by its dedication, teamwork, warmth, humor, and high professional standards. JFCS/East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients.

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Director of Adult Services, the Geriatric Care Manager will provide care management and consultations with older adults, Holocaust survivors, and family members in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

Duties and Essential Job Functions

  • Geriatric Care Manager
  • Provide in-depth psychosocial assessment services to older adult clients and their families.
  • Determine the level of care management services appropriate for clients in compliance with community and agency standards.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor care plans for clients, including developing measurable outcomes that are cost effective and reflect client preferences and values.
  • Identify and develop support systems for clients; work effectively with outside agencies to access services.
  • Provide consultations and services to caregivers as indicated.
  • Provide quality assurance of care for JFCS/East Bay home care clients by conducting home visits when needed.
  • Arrange and monitor in-home help with care management clients.
  • Investigate and respond to home care client needs/challenges.
  • Act as a medical advocate; may accompany older adult to medical appointments.
  • Offer supportive counseling to older adults and their family.
  • Refer as needed to other services that JFCS/ East Bay provides.
  • Conduct home visits in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
  • Assist in outreach and promotion of JFCS/East Bay elder care services.
  • Comply with the Jewish Family & Children's Services of the East Bay Policy and Procedures Manual and other agency standards for performance.
  • Holocaust Survivor Services Program (Café Europa)
  • Organize and conduct a monthly social-cultural program (Café Europa) for Holocaust survivors and their families.
  • Plan annual calendar of culturally sensitive Café Europa events for Holocaust survivors.
  • Keep statistics of attendance according to funder reporting guidelines
  • Track expenses for Café Europa.
Qualifications
  • Master's Degree from an accredited university or college in social work, counseling, rehabilitation, gerontology, or other related field. MSW or LCSW  preferred.
  • Three to five years working with older adults or equivalent experience.
  • Proven knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to perform core functions of both geriatric care management and home care social work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, their families, and other community representative.
  • Be open minded and solution focused.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence for working with people of various nationalities, ethnicities, and religious affiliations.
  • Demonstrate superior communication and interpersonal skills while ensuring confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Excellent record-keeping and documentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to learn client tracking system.
  • Knowledge of issues faced by Holocaust survivors preferred.
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and community preferred.

Compensation is competitive, depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k), generous holiday and vacation, great colleagues, and a friendly work environment.

To Apply
Interested and qualified applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to: currentjobs@jfcs-eastbay.org

 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Our Agency
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) is an innovative human services agency that has served individuals and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties since 1877. Rooted in our values of compassion, excellence, inclusion, and community, JFCS/East Bay provides a range of high-quality, multilingual mental health and social services to East Bay residents across all ages, races, religions, and cultures.

JFCS/East Bay is proud to provide services to older adults and their families; Holocaust survivors; children, teachers, and parents; refugees and immigrants; and people seeking affordable counseling services. Our staff of over 60 employees is characterized by its dedication, teamwork, warmth, humor, and high professional standards. JFCS/East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance & Administration, the Human Resources Manager manages all aspects of human resources activities, such as employment, compensation, benefits (including payroll), training, professional development, and performance evaluation. This role also informs the organization of employment-related legal requirements. The HR Manager will play a key role in the development of agency-wide information systems, possibly including selection and implementation of an HRIS and migration of payroll to the accounting function. This is a part-time exempt position, working 30 hours per week (0.8FTE).

Duties and Essential Job Functions

  • Manage recruitment, interview, and selection process for job candidates.
  • Plan and conduct new employee on-boarding, including orientation to JFCS/East Bay’s culture and values.
  • Keep audit-quality, legally compliant records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, performance reviews, and terminations; gather and analyze employment-related statistics.
  • Administer benefits programs, including health, dental, vision, 401(k), Flex plans, and other insurance. Serve as business liaison to all benefits vendors.
  • Run semi-monthly payroll for more than 60 full-time and part-time staff.
  • Develop personnel policies, maintain and update policy manuals and employee handbooks.
  • Serve as administrator for personnel aspects of agency-wide information systems.
  • Respond to staff inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and terms of employment.
  • Serve as a primary source of expertise on federal, state, and local employment laws, including minimum wage requirements.
  • Advise and support supervisors and non-supervisory staff toward resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Proactively raise HR issues with supervisors, identify practical solutions to complex and diverse HR issues, and recommend appropriate action plans.
  • Manage and support a performance evaluation program that supports talent development and equity within JFCS/East Bay.
  • Design, administer, and make recommendations based on results of staff surveys.
  • Support Program Directors and supervisors to address and resolve staff grievances in keeping with JFCS/East Bay’s values.
  • Participate in JFCS/East Bay’s Diversity Committee.
  • Participate in designing and delivering staff celebrations, gatherings, and recognitions.
  • Participate in compensation surveys.

The Ideal Candidate Will . . .

  • Demonstrate strong passion for JFCS/East Bay’s mission and strong alignment with JFCS/East Bay’s core values.
  • Thrive in an environment of change.
  • Be open-minded, customer-focused, and solutions-driven.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence for working with people of various nationalities, ethnicities, and religious affiliations, and the ability to translate that competence into vibrant, respectful HR policies and practices.
  • Demonstrate superior communication and interpersonal skills while ensuring confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to making decisions based on relevant, inclusive information, and with sensitivity to organizational and interpersonal impact
  • Deliver work of excellent quality, infused with expertise and wisdom.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years’ successful HR work in a social services or mental health services agency.
  • Experience in administering leave of absences, especially federal and state family leave compliance.
  • Strong analytical skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Degree or certification in HR Management, Industrial Relations, Organization Development, or related discipline preferred.
  • Experience using Paychex payroll system.
  • HR systems experience a plus.

Compensation is competitive for the Bay Area. Benefits include medical, dental, 401(k), generous holiday and vacation, great colleagues, and a friendly, respectful work environment.

To Apply
Please submit a resume to currentjobs@jfcs-eastbay.org, along with a cover letter describing what unique skills, experiences, and aspirations you would bring to this position. Only complete applications, with resume and cover letter, will be considered.

 

SPANISH-SPEAKING PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Our Agency
Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay (JFCS/East Bay) is an innovative human services agency that has served individuals and families throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties since 1877. Rooted in our values of compassion, excellence, inclusion, and community, JFCS/East Bay provides a range of high-quality, multilingual mental health and social services to East Bay residents across all ages, races, religions, and cultures.

JFCS/East Bay is proud to provide services to older adults and their families; Holocaust survivors; children, teachers, and parents; refugees and immigrants; and people seeking affordable counseling services. Our staff of over 60 employees is characterized by its dedication, teamwork, warmth, humor, and high professional standards. JFCS/East Bay actively seeks to hire qualified professionals who reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of the East Bay and of our clients.

Job Summary
JFCS/East Bay seeks a Spanish-Speaking Program Assistant to support our Immigration Attorney with administrative duties and community outreach in Contra Costa County. The Program Assistant reports to and works closely with the Immigration Attorney. This position is 11.5 hours per week and is based at our Walnut Creek office.

Duties and Essential Job Functions

  • Assist attorney with scheduling of appointments and gathering information for grant reports.
  • Prepare translations of Spanish language documents.
  • Provide timely and accurate file management including file organization, filing, and case notes.
  • Assist clients with gathering documents necessary to establish eligibility for services. 
  • Support workshop planning and group application processing efforts. 
  • Prepare and/or distribute outreach and educational materials such as flyers and Q&A sheets to the community and partner agencies.
  • Participate in activities to promote programs and initiatives for JFCS/East Bay and our partners.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all information relating to clients and potential clients.
  • Work independently and as part of team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Knowledge of general office operations.
  • Flexibility, patience, compassion.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Spanish-speaking immigrant communities preferred.

Compensation is competitive, depending on experience. Great colleagues and a friendly work environment.

To Apply
Interested and qualified applicants, please send a cover letter and resume to: currentjobs@jfcs-eastbay.org

 

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer