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Program Manager, Cancer Thrivers Network – Full Time

Job Summary

The program manager is responsible for program operations by overseeing the programmatic, fiscal and personnel function the Cancer Thrivers program on a day to day basis.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Programming Knowledge & Research – Provide direction and vision for program service philosophy, including knowledge of trends within cancer resources and survivorship programming, to further enhance program offerings. Enhances program effectiveness by identifying new programming opportunities and evaluating current programming.
  • Resource Management– Maintain database and cancer resource materials for members and general inquiries from the community. Follow up on inquiries made to the agency and seek out new information to share with agency programs.
  • Funding/Grant Compliance – Seek out grant funding opportunities, prepare, submit and monitor grant proposals. Implement and monitor the program budget, through authorizing expenditures, monitoring trends, ensuring compliance with funding source guidelines, and ensure compliance with reporting requirements of funding sources.
  • Fund Development- Work closely with development team to ensure donors and fundraising efforts align with larger agency efforts.
  • Outreach –Plan and facilitate community activities to increase Cancer Thrivers membership and member active participation, while building partnerships with external entities.
  • Communication Support – Build professional rapport, while providing high level customer service and support to members regarding program offerings, and provide consistent communication and support to the advisory committee and co-chairs. Provide clear and concise communication, both written and verbal, to all stakeholders.
  • Administrative– Maintain database of members’ contact information. Prepare ongoing communications to memberships, oversee agenda and minutes for program meetings.
  • External Communications: Work with marketing and development for press releases, marketing materials and fundraising efforts. Ensure streamlined coordination of CTN website and social media efforts within agency efforts. Ensure ample supply of marketing materials is maintained.
  • Internal Support-Represent Cancer Thrivers within the agency, and provide peer consultation and resource when needed.
  • External Support-Represent the agency in the broader community through participation on regional collaborations and funding advisory boards.
  • Advocacy and Resource– Oversee and guide membership in advocacy efforts and connect to resources to meet any unmet needs.
  • Confidentiality– Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping volunteer and client information confidential.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications 

Experience: Working with and supervising volunteers and staff

Education: Bachelor’s Degree; MSW preferred

Certifications or Licenses Required: None

Minimum Competencies 

Skills

  • Technology- Must be able to create, manipulate and maintain documents in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint that will be used for program maintenance, grant reporting, and structure.
  • Communication-Capable of balancing listening and talking, speaking and writing clearly and accurately, in order to appropriately influence and keep others informed.
  • Database- Must be able to enter, maintain, and pull necessary reports from the volunteer database and Evolve
  • Programming- Capable of maintaining member programs and the development of new programming.
  • Reporting- Proficient in implementing, tracking and reporting on program measurables, identify mile stones and provide reports for grant reporting and quality purposes.
  • Engagement- Skillful at building relationships with variety of stakeholders ie. Steering commitment lay leaders, community professionals and funders.
  • Supervision- Provide guidance, training and oversight to volunteers and interns working within the program.

Knowledge

  • Community Resources- Maintain a pulse on cancer resource opportunities in the both the Jewish and secular communities.
  • Volunteerism- Keep current on new trends and best practices for working with and maintaining volunteers.

Behaviors

  • Enthusiasm-The Program Manager should exhibit a level of enthusiasm for their work that will engage and inspire others to give their time.
  • Extroversion – This program will require a great deal of social interaction as well as potential presentation opportunities, a successful manager must be able to speak comfortably in 1:1 and group settings.
  • Delegation- Able to delegate work to others as appropriate in order to manage workload effectively.
  • Other attributes that are admired in this role are self-motivation, creativity and excellent communication skills.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Orthodox Resource Coordinator, Part Time

Job Summary

The Orthodox Resource Coordinator will assist prospective and existing clients by managing a dedicated JFS resource line for the Orthodox community. The Orthodox Resource Coordinator will analyze information obtained through initial communication and, with a high level of customer service, share information on community resources based on the assessment of needs and preferences. The Orthodox Resource Coordinator will also be involved in marketing the Orthodox resource line and will maintain ongoing relationships with partners within the Orthodox community to promote the service.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessment and Referral-Analyze individual situations to identify problems and service needs and assess for potential resources; method of contact typically include; phone, walk-in, chat or email. Explores client’s needs and identify solutions by providing community referrals and/or identify appropriate programs at JFS to meet ongoing needs. Conduct assessments to match the presenting symptoms of the person served to assigned staff member, and manage the intake scheduling process with appropriate staff members.
  • Clinical Triage- Asses the person served for mental health concerns and suicidal ideation, and based on judgement of needs and individuals interest make appropriate referrals to the behavioral health department.
  • Resource Management- Identify, maintain, and disseminate information on community resources by developing and maintaining a comprehensive resource file of information on formal and informal organizations that provide assistance for the community.
  • Coordination- Manage Orthodox resource line and coordinate with all JFS departments to ensure its success, including, but not limited to, IT for technical aspects, Development for marketing the service, and JFS core services (FSS,GCM, OPC) to ensure appropriate referrals.
  • Outreach- Establish ongoing relationships within the Orthodox community, including schools, synagogues, rabbis, and other community groups, to promote the Orthodox resource line and increase community support.
  • Compliance- Maintain client documentation standards by completing all required documentation for all clients, in a timely manner.
  • Ambassadorship- Represent JFS in the Orthodox community, and in the broader community when needed.
  • Training- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops and trainings.
  • Customer Service- Optimize client satisfaction by responding to messages promptly and providing high quality customer service, both to external community members, partner agency personnel and internal customers such as fellow coworkers and staff.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection (confidentiality) policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability. Additional job duties may be assigned in the future as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum 2 years of resource/referral experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services/related field or equivalent life experience

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Ability to create, manipulate and maintain documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and use the Google calendar for program maintenance, and structure; computer skills to work within agency Electronic Medical Record required.
  • Interpersonal –Expresses oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.

Knowledge

  • Reasoning – Ability to deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations and people. Ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Resources – Shares knowledge with staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff.
  • Orthodox Jewish Culture – A successful candidate will possess a high level of understanding of the Orthodox community to be able to deliver relevant services.

Behaviors

  • Time Management – Effectively utilizes their time by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.
  • Judgment- Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Coach-ability-Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embracing continuous improvement
  • Department/Agency Representation – Supports department and agency operations by appropriately representing the agency in all forums and by demonstrating commitment to agency philosophy, mission, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Other attributes that are admired in this role are resourcefulness and the ability to work well with a team.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Geriatric Care Management Supervisor, Full Time

Job Summary

Supervises staff members who provide 24/7 geriatric care management services to individuals and their families in order to maximize functioning and improve their quality of life.  The Geriatric Care Management 24/7 Supervisor completes administrative tasks as assigned and provides geriatric care management services for clients.  Coordinates family caregiver support consultations.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Supervisory – Maintain high quality staff performance by coaching, counseling, training, supporting, disciplining, monitoring and appraising job results for assigned geriatric care management staff. Provides support with agency electronic health record. Apply knowledge of human behavior, attitudes and motivation to the provision of services for client families.
  • Managerial – Assign clients to staff, oversee service planning and delivery, and follow up on client outcomes and client areas of concern.
  • Marketing – Assist the program director in carrying out a marketing plan for older adult services.
  • Policy/Procedure – Assist the Director of Geriatric Care Management with dissemination of agency policy and procedures and ensures comprehension through written, oral and technological communications.
  • Performance/ Process Improvement – Participate with the Director of Geriatric Care Management in assessing training needs of program staff and participate in the development of plans and programs to meet identified needs.
  • Independent Care/Case Management – Maintain a Geriatric Care Management caseload, developing an integrated, comprehensive, person centered care plans for each client to meet their measurable goals and objectives.
  • Assessments – Conducts comprehensive psychosocial assessments as required.
  • Administrative – Completes all required forms and documentation meeting the standards of promptness.
  • Care Plan Reviews/Changes – Provides assistance and intervention in implementing and revising the person centered care plans to meet client needs as changes in status occur or at review time.
  • Client Coordination – Monitor and match individual client needs with available services and resources.
  • Personnel – Assist Human Resources and applicable management staff in recruiting, orienting, evaluating and training staff members.
  • Networking – Establish and maintain working relationships with agency staff, governmental entities and service providers.
  • Compliance/Confidentiality – Ensures that client records comply with standards and requirements of all accrediting, licensing and contractual bodies by monitoring timeliness and quality of staff documentation, and by participating in the agency Utilization Review process. Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Resource Management – Contributes to the effective use of agency resources by identifying and implementing options for cost containment.
  • Training – Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Support and engage in a culture of philanthropy in all work done on behalf of the agency.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum four years geriatric care management work experience. Three year formal or informal supervisory experience preferred. Great customer service skills are required and marketing experience is a plus.

Education: MSW or equivalent education and/or experience required.

Certifications or Licenses Required: LMSW or equivalent license required.

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology – Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedules, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress towards their goals and objectives.
  • Communication – Assure comprehension and compliance with agency policies and procedures through the use of appropriate written, oral and technological communications.
  • Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations. Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Knowledge

  • Practice – Stay breast to industry Evidenced Based practices within care management, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Staff Performance – Maintain an awareness of industry practices related to care management supervision and staff motivation, inspiration and performance.
  • Public Health – Review and understand local, state and federal policies that may affect the practice of care management and impact client service.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – The supervisor will interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for clients, client representatives and care managers in order to build rapport so they may engage in the care plan process or so the supervisor may resolve any areas of concern.
  • Team – Work as a member of an integrated team, engaging in a group process to identify and solve problems and facilitate optimal client functioning and coordinated service delivery.
  • Performance Management – Engage in discussions, coaching and corrective action, if necessary, with care managers in order to ensure high quality services are provided.
  • Time Management – Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling work hours to meet agency needs.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Bilingual Geriatric Care Manager (English/Russian), Full Time

Job Summary

Advocates, coordinates and assists clients in obtaining needed care and resources in order to maximize functioning and quality of life for client and his/her family.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Conducts a comprehensive psycho-social assessment with each client within the case load in a client’s residence or agreed upon location within the service area. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Care Planning – Develops an integrated, comprehensive, person centered care plan for each client to meet their measurable goals and objectives and provide assistance/intervention in implementing and revising the person centered care plan to meet client needs as changes in status occur or at review time. All treatment plans are entered into Evolv within 5 days of the appointment.
  • Compliance – Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 2 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Conduct and document 60% productivity standard of direct client service contact time.
  • General Client Support – Coordinates, monitors and matches individual client needs with available services/resources and provides support and crisis intervention.
  • Training – Obtains and maintains certifications as requested by agency and maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Client Satisfaction – Optimizes client satisfaction by maintaining scheduled appointments, responding to messages promptly and coordinating services appropriately.
  • Administrative – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of accountability and fiscal integrity by completing all required forms, assuring collection of fees, preparing and completing in a timely manner all required records and reports for assigned clients.
  • Networking & Support – Establishes/maintains working relationships with agency staff, governmental entities, service providers and involved family members while sharing professional knowledge with staff by seeking out professional development opportunities and sharing new learning with staff.
  • Meetings – Attends and participates in required agency meetings.
  • Cost Control – Contributes to the effective use of agency resources by identifying and implementing options for cost containment.
  • Security and Privacy –Adheres to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating oneself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Supports and engages in a culture of philanthropy in all work done on behalf of the agency.
  • Mission Dedication –Embodies the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Experience working with older adults and knowledge of community resources.

Education: MSW required

Certifications or Licenses Required: LLMSW, LMSW preferred

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology –Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes and use Microsoft Office products daily.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document necessity for services as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress towards their goals and objectives.
  • Communication – Express oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.
  • Linguistics – Fluently communicates using both English and Russian verbally and in writing.
  • Reasoning – Deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations. Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Time Management – Use time effectively by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling work hours to meet agency needs.

Knowledge

  • Practice – Use current Evidenced Based practices within care management, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Support the agency’s vision of customer service by acting in a manner to instill trust, providing professional and appropriate service to clients and co-workers.
  • Team – Work as a member of an integrated team, engaging in a group process to identify and solve problems and facilitate optimal client functioning and coordinated service delivery.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Geriatric Therapist, Full time

Job Summary
The Therapist is responsible for assessing, diagnosis and treating individuals and families across the life with special concentration in Older Adult / Geriatric counseling services for life stressors, mental health conditions and/or addiction. Caseload is split between in-office visits at JFS clinical sites and in-home therapy for homebound older adults.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Completes a thorough psycho-social assessment through collecting and evaluating information in order to provide a clinical diagnosis. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Clinical Practice – Treats clients effectively by using Person Centered Planning by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, progressing clients in treatment and discharging clients upon successful completion of their treatment plan.
  • Compliance –documentation and standards of promptness – Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, records, discharge summaries and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards. Complies with standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies, including attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Compliance – Ethics – Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Direct Client Contact – Maintains a caseload in order to conduct and document a minimum of 60% direct client contact time (equating to a minimum of 23 billable sessions per week).
  • Training – Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Record Keeping – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of statistical accountability and fiscal integrity by inputting all time/appointments into Evolv and assuring collection of fees.
  • Networking/Promotion – Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicizing activities and accomplishments and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience in a psychotherapeutic environment.

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field: LMSW (preferred), LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC. CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Practice – Be familiar with current evidenced-based, best practices with an ability to apply person centered thinking and motivational interviewing skills to guide the therapeutic relationship from initial assessment, treatment planning and provision through successful termination of treatment.
  • Public Health – Be familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for individual and families in order to build therapeutic rapport so they may engage in the treatment process.
  • Team – Work as an interdisciplinary team with other professionals working with the individual/family within the agency or at other agencies as appropriate.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Children’s Therapist  – Full Time (2)

Job Summary

The Therapist will address children’s (4 through 12 years of age) unique needs through, individual child therapy, parent & caregiver consultation & guidance, and family therapy.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assessments – Completes a thorough psych-social assessment through collecting and evaluating information in order to provide a clinical diagnosis. All assessments are completed and entered within 5 business days of the intake and/or evaluation dates.
  • Clinical Practice – Treats clients effectively by using Person Centered Planning by engaging clients in the establishment of goals and objectives, progressing clients in treatment and discharging clients upon successful completion of their treatment plan.
  • Paperwork – Maintains client documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required progress notes, records and reports for all assigned clients.
  • Production – Maintains a caseload in order to conduct and document 60% direct client contact time (on average, 23 billable sessions per week).
  • Compliance – Complies with standards and requirements of all external accrediting/licensing bodies, including attending staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned. Maintain client documentation and recording by preparing and completing all required assessments, treatment plans, progress notes (within 1 days of client contact), records, Discharge Summaries (30 days) and reports for all assigned clients in accordance with agency standards.
  • Ethics – Maintains standard of the profession by following the principles of professional ethics and all applicable codes of ethics.
  • Training – Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
  • Record Keeping – Demonstrates awareness of the importance of statistical accountability and fiscal integrity by inputting all time/appointments into Evolv and assuring collection of fees.
  • Networking/Promotion – Promotes the agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available for clients, publicizing activities and accomplishments and outreach with community members as appropriate.
  • Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
  • – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience in a human service capacity.

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Advanced licensure in field (LMSW, LLP, LP, LMFT, or LPC) required, CAADC preferred.

Minimum Competencies  

Skills

  • Technology – Use agency Electronic Health Records to maintain client records and employee schedule, and to document client satisfaction and outcomes.
  • Documentation – Succinctly and accurately document medical necessity for treatment, as well as an individual’s progress or lack of progress in treatment in order to meet insurance, licensing and accreditation standards.

Knowledge

  • Clinical Practice – Be familiar with current Evidenced Based and Promising practices within the therapeutic process, including Person Center Thinking and Motivational Interviewing to treat ADHD and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnoses, emotional concerns; such as anxiety and depression, separation anxiety, fears and phobias, emotional dysregulation, temper tantrums; angry, defiant behavior, attention and learning challenges, peer relationships and social skills, self-esteem issues, a recent traumatic event or history of trauma, attachment difficulties, and adjustment to significant life changes.
  • Co-occurring Practice – Be familiar with best practices related to providing clinical therapy to individual exhibiting co-occurring mental health and addictions.
  • Public Health – Be familiar with recent local, state and federal policies that affect clinical practice and the delivery of mental health and addiction treatment services.

Behaviors

  • Rapport – Interact in a manner to instill trust and a level of comfort for individual and families in order to build therapeutic rapport so they may engage in the treatment process.
  • Team – Work as an interdisciplinary team with other professionals working with the individual/family within the agency or at other agencies as appropriate.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Youth Initiatives Supervisor, Full Time

Job Summary

The Youth Initiatives Supervisor supervises and provides oversight to the youth initiatives within the agency, including school based services, and BBYO partnership. The role acts as a liaison between JFS and local schools and youth organizations.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Staff Support – Maintains high quality of staff performance by coaching, counseling, training, disciplining, monitoring and appraising job results for social work staff.
  • Ambassadorship- Acts as a liaison between JFS, educational entities and youth organizations in order to offer support in meeting the needs of the organization, youth and community members. Actively represents JFS in the broader community at community-based programs.
  • Community Programming: Coordinate and oversee prevention offerings among the schools, i.e. Safety Kid, and facilitate ongoing meetings among the among day school social work personnel providing education and training opportunities.
  • Data Analysis: Distribute, collect and maintain necessary outcome information related to services, interventions and programming efforts.
  • Resource Management- Contributes to effective use of agency resources by identifying and implementing options for cost containment.
  • Compliance- Maintains client documentation standards by completing all required documentation for all clients, in a timely manner.
  • Training-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending agency in-service programs, educational workshops and trainings.
  • Customer Service-Optimizes client satisfaction by responding to messages promptly and providing high quality customer service.
  • Security and Privacy –Adheres to agency and client protection (confidentiality) policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
  • Employee Philanthropy –Participates annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
  • Mission Dedication –Embodies the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Minimum two years post-graduate experience working with youth and families

Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a field that permits state licensing/registration to provide outpatient counseling/therapy.

Certifications or Licenses Required: Licensure in field of mental health (LMSW, LLP, LMFT, or LPC) required, School Social Work Certificate preferred

Minimum Competencies

Skills

  • Technology – Ability to create, manipulate and maintain documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and use the Google calendar for program maintenance, and structure; computer skills to work within agency Electronic Medical Record required.
  • Interpersonal –Expresses oneself in an articulate and effective manner both verbally and in written communication.

Knowledge

  • Reasoning – Ability to deal with abstract as well as concrete problematic situations and people. Ability to identify and define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Resources – Ability and experience in researching resources to meet the needs of families, with experience in navigating insurance coverage and access to community services.
  • Child/Adolescent Development- Possess a high level of understanding of normal and abnormal behaviors throughout developmental stages in order to best intervene in problematic situations.
  • Clinical Framework-Understand and apply basic theoretical models and perspective to successfully resolve immediate presenting concerns while connecting to additional supports.

Behaviors

  • Time Management – Effectively utilizes their time by appropriately planning, organizing and scheduling required work hours to meet agency needs.
  • Judgment- Demonstrates effective judgment by making appropriate decisions, as well as conducting and maintaining a professional appearance and manner at all times.
  • Coach-ability-Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embracing continuous improvement
  • Other attributes that are admired in this role are resourcefulness and the ability to work well with a team.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Driver – Casually scheduled 0-30 hours per week

Job Summary
Provides door-through-door transportation to and from scheduled appointments.

Principal Accountabilities
Client Safety – Provide appropriate and comfortable physical support during door-through-door service for physically and developmental disabled clients.
Vehicle Maintenance – Operate vehicles by following vehicle maintenance schedule, checking vehicle condition daily, keeping fire extinguisher and first aid kit accessible and reporting any technical problem immediately.
Documentation – Maintain documentation standards by preparing and completing, in a timely manner, all required records and reports.
Safe Driving – Follow all state and local laws and internal policies pertaining to driving and transportation including but not limited to follow distance, speed limits, safety belt usage etc.
Training – Maintain professional knowledge by attending agency in-service programs and educational workshops.
Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
• Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: One year of driving multi-passenger vehicles
Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Certifications or Licenses Required: Valid Michigan Chauffer’s license, clean driving record, and personal automobile insurance coverage
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Minimum Competencies 

Skills

Communication – Speak clearly and respectfully with internal staff, client’s partner agencies, police officers, and 911 operators as needed.
• Technology – Must be able to operate department communication system and devices (GPS, Phones and occasionally, Computers).
• Decision Making – Deal with abstract as well as concrete and complex problematic situations; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Knowledge

• Vehicle Systems – Proper usage of all vehicle systems.
• Multi-Use – Maintain working knowledge to operate all vehicles within the JFS fleet.

Behaviors

• Time Management – Use time effectively by following assigned daily schedule in a punctual manner and by responding appropriately and quickly to phone and direct connect calls from the office.
• Adaptability – Display flexibility by accepting and adapting to unexpected changes in a courteous and professional manner
• Team Work – Contribute to team efforts by accepting direction from supervisor and appropriately seeking guidance
• Maintain a professional appearance

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer