Join the team and change lives



united by our passion for helping people transform their lives.


by big questions and complex challenges.



to continuous learning, effective collaboration, and innovative thinking.


to helping our clients and community Move Forward.


Hands down, our greatest strength is our people. That’s why we invest in your potential by giving you the freedom to pursue your passions, learn new skills, and recharge your batteries.


We take care of our people


We provide plenty of learning and development opportunities to help you stay current in your field of expertise — or discover a new one.

Health & Wellness

We offer competitive health benefits, plus fun perks like Zumba® classes. We also offer a 401k match to help you secure your financial future.

Work-Life Balance

At JFS, Family is built right into our name. We offer generous paid time off, paid Jewish holidays, and early office closure every Friday.

People with Heart

The best part about working at JFS? It’s more than just a job. As a team, we’re passionate about the work we do and serious about having fun.

What’s it really like to work at JFS?

Hear it straight from the people who know us best.

Passion. Dedication.
Superhero Determination.

With great people, strong values, a focused mission, and a supportive community, there’s no limit to what we can do together.

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Join Our Team

Take a look at our current job openings.

Hand Up Food Pantry Warehouse Assistant

The Warehouse Assistant is responsible for tracking all food distributed and people served, and driving the Agency’s vehicles for food rescue and food drive pick-ups.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Food Pantry

Donor Database Associate (Temporary)

The associate will use the Raiser’s Edge database to accurately record and process the high volume of donor gifts. They will work with the Donor Database Manager to maintain data integrity and accuracy to achieve its fundraising goals.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time, Temporary

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Development

Food Services Lead, Migrant Shelter

This position will lead all aspects of food service operations. This includes ensuring a safe food service program, overseeing inventory, training team members, managing staff and volunteers, and more.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Migrant Shelter

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Senior Director, Philanthropy

This position will supervise the Directors of Philanthropy, Planned Giving, Signature Events, and the Donor Database Manager. They will also be responsible for leading and growing the agency’s major gifts program and managing relationships with donors capable of making...

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Institutional Giving

Senior Human Resources Generalist

The HR Generalist will primarily support Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s subsidiary companies and act as a backup to the Lead Payroll Specialist. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: managing the employee life cycle,...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Human Resources


This role is extremely important within the agency, as you are the first person to greet our clients and guests, the last to send them on their way, and the voice they get to know over the phone. You...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Administration, Client-facing

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.