This position is responsible for assessing clients, recommending appropriate services, and designing and implementing a comprehensive care plan. Position is 24 hours/week.
Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to vulnerable individuals and families. JFS offers a variety of programs to help those in need navigate life’s challenges through integrated support. The full continuum of care includes helping older adults stay supported, connected, and engaged as they age while maintaining a high quality of life; providing quality mental health counseling and case management to children, adults, immigrants, and refugees; offering training, job placement, and community enrichment to people with disabilities; and providing housing stability, employment support, and food security to individuals and families. Every year, the agency serves thousands of individuals and impacts more than 25,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities. For more information about JFS, visit www.jewishfamilyservice.org
Our employees enjoy competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, health savings account, flexible spending account, Legal/ID Theft, voluntary supplemental insurances, company-paid life and long term disability, Extended Illness Bank, Employee Assistance Program, 19 paid holidays and a generous leave program.
Education – BA/BS in human service field, social work or comparable field, or certificate in gerontology.
Experience – Two years’ experience working with older adult population and Jewish community.
Other - Must have excellent problem-solving and communication skills. Russian speaking preferred.
Claims conference experience preferred.
• Verifies client qualifies as Holocaust survivor prior to providing services.
• Assesses client and recommends appropriate services. Creates comprehensive care plan which
accesses government programs where possible, and accesses the Claims Conference funds to
supplement services as needed.
• Provides care management and services to Holocaust survivor clients.
• Assists survivor clients with correspondence from Claims Conference or Germany.
• Communicates with clients and families regarding client’s changing needs; mediates between client and
• Introduces assigned volunteer(s), which could include a variety of services. Interacts with volunteers and
maintains positive relationships with volunteers within the program.
• Assists and distributes emergency funds as needed in accordance with specific grant guidelines.
Maintains necessary documentation.
• Opens and closes charts, keeps charts current, enters charges into database.
• Provides necessary re-assessments forms for Homemaker and DRCOG clients.
• Collaborates with grant accountant to prepare and mail quarterly reports for the Claims Conference.