Careers

Join the team and change lives

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WE’RE A DIVERSE TEAM

united by our passion for helping people transform their lives.

WE’RE ENERGIZED

by big questions and complex challenges.

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WE’RE COMMITTED

to continuous learning, effective collaboration, and innovative thinking.

WE’RE DEVOTED

to helping our clients and community Move Forward.

WE THINK YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE IT HERE.

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

LEARN & GROW

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.

Foodmobile Driver

2 positions available. The Foodmobile Driver is responsible for transporting and delivering meals in a safe, courteous, and timely manner.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Transportation

Overnight Driver – Fresh Rescuers

This position is responsible for driving a refrigerated vehicle to 32 different Starbucks locations twice a week, collecting over 200 pounds of donations every night and returning them to cold storage units at the JFS campus in Kearny Mesa.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Transportation

Patient Advocate

Our highly regarded advocates investigate and resolve complaints, concerns, or grievances received from mental health clients about rights violations, coordinate efforts with other agencies as needed, and visit and monitor facilities for compliance with clients’ rights laws, regulations and...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Patient Advocacy

Program Supervisor for Breaking Down Barriers

The Breaking Down Barriers Program Supervisor will oversee all outreach activities for the Breaking Down Barriers Program. This position is responsible for supervising and supporting the Outreach Coordination staff; monitoring fidelity to the program plan, and collection of necessary...

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Breaking Down Barriers, Client-facing

Outreach Coordinators for Breaking Down Barriers

Multiple positions available. The Outreach Coordinators will facilitate outreach activities for the Breaking Down Barriers Program. This position is responsible for developing and delivering culturally responsive and specific community presentations to reduce mental health stigma and outreach to potential...

Position Type: Full-time, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Breaking Down Barriers, Client-facing

On The Go Transportation Reservationist

On the Go: Transportation Solutions for Older Adults seeks a part-time Reservationist responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to the On the Go program.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Transportation

Supervising Immigration Staff Attorney

The Supervising Immigration Attorney will be responsible for overseeing the affirmative casework at JFS in addition to providing direct representation for JFS clients in immigration cases.

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Immigration Staff Attorney

The Immigration Staff Attorney will be responsible for providing direct representation for JFS clients in immigration cases, including representation in Immigration Court and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), while helping to support the broader immigration efforts...

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Immigration Specialist – DOJ Accredited Representative

The Immigration Specialist be responsible for providing direct representation in immigration cases, including representation before the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), while helping to support the broader immigration efforts of JFS’s legal team.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Community Engagement Coordinator will develop, support, and track agency outreach efforts that educate and engage our community in the work of JFS. You’ll help plan and execute social, cultural and educational events for the broader agency as well...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Community Services

Data Specialist for Breaking Down Barriers

The Program Data Specialist will input all program evaluation data and keep accurate client records for the Breaking Down Barriers Program. They will also assist with the compilation of program reports.

Position Type: Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Breaking Down Barriers, Client-facing

Case Manager – Palm Springs

The Case Manager delivers assistance crucial to improving a client’s standard of living, emotional health, physical health, spiritual health, and community health and strives to remove barriers that are impeding upon a person’s level of self-sufficiency, including financial challenges,...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Palm Springs

Category: Client-facing, Housing

Senior Director of Clinical and Healthcare Partnerships

This position represents an extraordinary opportunity to impact the way our organization thinks about, and delivers services for, San Diego’s rapidly growing population of older adults. At the broadest level, the Senior Director will ensure JFS meets and exceeds...

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Administration

Director of Learning and Development

The Director of Learning and Development manages, administers, and coordinates all aspects of the JFS learning and development, and innovation strategies.

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Human Resources

AmeriCorps VIP Fellow

Living Stipend of $1,409 per month, upon completion of 900 hours and service term commitment Education Award of $2,960, health benefits, possible loan deferment and interest repayment, extensive professional development and experiential learning opportunities

Position Type: Full-time

Location: San Diego

Category: AmeriCorps

Housing Coordinator – Palm Springs

The position will work in our HUD programs to coach families & individuals exiting homelessness towards housing stability and ultimately long-term self-sufficiency and increased family opportunity. This position requires working knowledge and skills necessary for minor housing repairs including...

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Palm Springs

Category: Client-facing, Housing

Safe Parking Program – Case Manager

The Safe Parking Program supports families & individuals living in their cars find safety and support with the overall goal of long-term housing stability. The Case Manager is responsible for providing advocacy, information and referrals for participants within the...

Position Type: Nights, Part-time, Weekends

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Safe Parking Program

On-Call Child Activity Aide

Child Activity Aides provide child activities and supervision at parent education classes for the Positive Parenting Program. Aides are needed for classes in San Diego County.

Position Type: On-call, Temporary

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Positive Parenting Program (PPP)

Driver

Class C with Passenger Endorsement Required or Class B Drivers perform a variety of routed and non-routed transportation services utilizing both personal and agency vehicles.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Turk Family Center, San Diego

Category: Client-facing, Transportation

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.