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Jewish Family Service is dedicated to making the Cincinnati community a better place to live for everyone, especially its most vulnerable citizens. From helping families navigate the process of adopting a child to connecting caregivers to resources for their aging parents, we have been strengthening the lives of individuals and families since 1943!

 

Over the years, the agency has evolved and adjusted its mission to meet the ever changing needs of the community it serves, but one thing has remained the same since the agency was founded-Jewish Family Service hires incredible people to do remarkable things!

 

If you are wondering, if you have to be Jewish to work here. Absolutely not! Jewish Family Service values a diverse workforce and serves clients from all walks of life and with every imaginable background. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are not concerned about your religious affiliation, your ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender/gender identity, race, political beliefs, etc. We only care about your abilities, skills, knowledge, and degree of human compassion.

 

Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati offers a professional yet friendly and fun work environment. We offer some nice perks* such as:

  • Paid Holiday: 7 National holidays and up to 13 Jewish holidays every year
  • Professional development including Free CEUs and Free Group Supervision (2 hours per week for LSWs working toward LISW, maximum of 6 supervisees in the group)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health, Dental, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance
  • 401K, Flex Spending Account, Health Savings Account
  • Sick Time and Long Term Sick Bank
  • Discount on individual membership at the Mayerson JCC, the J Cafe, and preschool

*some perks require a minimum number of work hours per week or eligibility 

Jewish Education Coordinator, Cincinnati Jewish Educators Council 
Employee Type: Hour, Part-time hours (average 18 hours per week)
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: Program Coordination and Administrative Experience preferred

 

Program Overview:                    
The mission of the Cincinnati Jewish Educators Council (CJEC) is to facilitate Jewish learning, programming and identity development for Jewish Youth, PK-12th grade, and their families in congregational and day schools and Jewish agencies, through teacher support, professional development and study.

 

Organizational:

Reports To: CJEC Chairperson

Relates To: 

Internal: JFS Vice President of Operations and Youth and Family Programs

JFS Administration and Staff

External: Jewish congregations and organizations               

 

Essential Functions:
  • To coordinate and implement professional development opportunities for Cincinnati Jewish educators and teachers, including 1-2 annual city-wide in-service programsclient referrals and billing oversight.
  • To publicize professional development opportunities
  • To increase visibility of the work of the CJEC through PR & Marketing
  • To manage the CJEC website
  • To provide support to the CJEC as needed
  • To develop relationships with, and learn about, the different congregations and organizations in the community
  • To coordinate monthly CJEC meetings
  • To coordinate an annual, city-wise teacher recognition program
  • To administer educational awards distributed by the Jewish Federation

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in related field
  • Demonstrated experience in program coordination and administration
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to communicate clearly through oral and written means
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and Google drive
  • Experience with event coordination
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team and independently 
Other Requirements:
  • Position requires the use of a car to travel to program events and meetings
  • Position includes some evening and weekend attendance at program, meetings and events
Manager of Care Management and Counseling 
Basic Function: To perform daily social services, administrative and supervisory duties relevant to the operation of the programs of the Aging & Caregiver Services Department while also providing quality assurance and direct supervision to the Care Management staff within the context of the philosophy and mission statement of Jewish Family Service.

Organizational:

Reports To: Director, Aging & Caregiver Services

Relates To: Aging & Caregiver Services staff and volunteers

Internal: Agency Administration and Staff

External: Related Community Agencies and Persons, Clients/Client Families/Case Managers

 

Essential Functions:
  • Management, compliance and expansion of Medicare contract for psychotherapy- intake, assignment of client referrals and billing oversight.
  • Supervise the daily operations of the Council on Aging contracts and other funders for Supportive and Caregiver Services (care management) to meet individual and community needs of clients.
  • Management & compliance of MyCare Ohio contracts for Social Work Counseling - Molina & Aetna- intake, assignment of client referrals and billing oversight.
  • Responsible for managing individual caseload and serving as back up to supervisees
  • Develop, coordinate, supervise and evaluate a cohesive, functional team of Therapy and Care Management staff.
  • Schedule and facilitate regular staff meetings.
  • Conduct and document one on one supervision meetings with direct reports.
  • Implements policies and procedures developed by the Agency.
  • Completes training for Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program and assists clients with insurance counseling and speaks to community groups on Medicare and Medicaid
  • Develop and maintains knowledge of private and public benefits and resources for aging and/or clients with disabilities including relationships with key staff at community organizations.
  • Develops and implements a means of evaluating program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc.
  • Establishes and monitors processes for maintenance of client records.
  • Submits reports reflecting program operation.
  • Conducts intake and some assessments of referred clients and completes all applicable paperwork.
  • Provides back up intake function for the department, responding to phone inquiry and providing information and referral.
  • Orients clients and their families/caregivers to the department's services and activities;  recommends services as appropriate.
  • Assesses client needs and makes appropriate linkages to services. Maintains coordination of services.
  • Develops client's service plan in collaboration with client, Council on Aging case managers, and as appropriate, other team members.
  • Maintains client records.  Completes and maintains all necessary documentation.
  • Maintains contract compliance with Council on Aging and prepare for annual audit.
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation.
  • Public speaking to community groups and professionals on aging topics.
  • Participates in management inter and intra departmental meetings
  • Regularly participate in in-services, local conferences and workshops.
  • Performs other relevant duties as necessary.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Active Ohio LISW (LISW-S Preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years administrative, supervisory and community experience, preferred
  • Previous work with the elderly preferred
  • Able to work constructively as supervisor and member of a departmental and agency team
  • Able to communicate clearly and precisely through oral and written means
  • Computer proficient
  • Supervision experience preferred
Physical Requirements:
This position requires walking, standing, and sitting.  Position requires the use of a car to make home visits to clients.

Care Manager, Older Adult Department
Basic Function: To perform daily social services and administrative duties relevant to the operation of the programs of the Older Adult Department within the context of the philosophy and mission statement of Jewish Family Service.

Organizational

Reports To: Director, Older Adult Department

Relates To: Aging & Caregiver Services staff and volunteers

Internal: Agency Administration and Staff

External: Related Community Agencies and Persons, Clients/Client Families/Case Managers

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts assessments of referred clients and completes all applicable paperwork.
  • Provides intake function for the department, responding to phone inquiry and providing information and referral.
  • Orients clients and their families/caregivers to the department's services and activities; recommends services as appropriate.
  • Assesses client needs and makes appropriate linkages to services.
  • Maintains coordination of services.
  • Develops client’s service plan in collaboration with client, Council on Aging case managers, and as appropriate, other team members
  • .Maintains client records. Completes and maintains all necessary documentation.
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation.
  • Maintains contact with Council on Aging and other case managers to communicate any changes in client status or need.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of a means of evaluating program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement processes.
  • Participates in assuring compliance to all in-house, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Participates in in-services, local conferences and workshops.
  • Performs other relevant duties as necessary.
  • Provide outreach services within the assigned NORC location, including meeting and greeting all resident, regardless of case management need.
  • Coordinate recreational activities and ancillary services. This task will be completed in collaboration with the NORC administrator, collaborative partners and other community resources.

Qualifications:

  • LSW
  • Previous work with the elderly preferred
  • Able to work constructively as member of a departmental and agency team
  • Able to communicate clearly and precisely through oral and written means
Physical Requirements:
This position requires walking, standing, and sitting. Position requires the use of a car to make home visits to clients.

Social Worker and Representative, AgeWell Cincinnati
Basic Function: To perform social services and call center requirements relevant to the operation of AgeWell Cincinnati, within the context of the philosophy and mission statement of Jewish Family Service.

Organizational

Reports To: Manager, AgeWell Cincinnati

Relates To: Aging & Caregiver Services Department

Internal: Agency Administration and Staff

External: AgeWell Cincinnati Coalition Members

 

Description

AgeWell Cincinnati is a central solution that links older adults, their family members, friends, and caregivers to community resources for aging well in Jewish Cincinnati.  It is the “front door” for Jewish agencies who provide services for our growing population of older adults.  AgeWell Cincinnati provides a client-facing web presence, staffed phone line, consolidated data tracking and data security, and a formal and comprehensive marketing strategy.  Operated by Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati, AgeWell Cincinnati providers also includes Cedar Village, Mayerson JCC of Cincinnati and JVS Career Services.  Our funders are The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and the Jewish Federation Cincinnati.
 
The AgeWell Cincinnati Social Worker is responsible for providing social services to callers/clients in need of face-to-face supportive services. This may include in-home visits and follow-up, and ongoing care management.  The social worker helps AgeWell Cincinnati clients by assessing their situation; setting goals; and coordinating required services. The social worker also serves as an experienced and trusted advocate for the client.  
The AgeWell Cincinnati Social Worker’s primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Determines nature of client’s situation by meeting client, preferably in their home; assess client’s needs by gathering medical, psychological, emotional, and social information
  • Establishes a written care plan to improve the client’s well-being and executes that plan
  • Obtains assistance for client by referring him/her to community resources; arranging for appointments; and establishing rapport with our providers and other agencies
  • Acts as a liaison to families at a distance
  • Responds to clients in crisis situations
  • Maintains regular contact/interaction with client, family/caregiver, and other parties in order to coordinate services and monitor home situation
  • Enters client notes to track client’s progress.  Completes and maintains all necessary documentation in Salesforce and ETO (software)
  • Meets with walk-ins in our office
  • Provides follow-up telephone calls, in-home visits, and on-site visits (nursing homes, facilities, hospitals, etc.) as needed
  • Participates in assuring compliance to all in-house, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Participates in in-services, local conferences and workshops
  • Performs other relevant duties as necessary

As AgeWell Cincinnati’s Representative, primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Call handling of the AgeWell Cincinnati phone line. Responds to inbound calls via telephone, LiveChat, and email
  • Follows call center “scripts” when handling caller’s information
  • Informs caller by explaining AgeWell Cincinnati and coalition members’ service offerings
  • Analyzes problems, provides information and makes referrals, assigning the caller (case) to a specific agency and lead contact person
  • Thoroughly documents caller information for accurate tracking and analysis
  • Develops and maintains positive customer relations and coordinates with various functions within the agency to ensure customer requests and questions are handled in a timely manner
  • Makes follow-up telephone calls and/or sends e-mails to determine if the caller received the recommended services, as well as feedback on the caller’s experience with AgeWell Cincinnati and the provider
  • Participates in manning our information booth at sponsored events and programs
Hours
AgeWell Cincinnati hours of operation are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.  Representing AgeWell Cincinnati at special events, meetings, and programs after hours and on weekends sometimes may be required.

 

Job Requirements:

  • LSW, Master’s degree preferred, 
  • Two years of work experience with older adults preferred
  • Must have excellent customer relationship skills
  • Able to work constructively as member of a departmental and operations team
  • Strong technical skills (phone, computer, and software programs)
  • Must possess professional work ethic and a team player
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization and partner agencies
Physical Requirements:
This position requires walking, standing, and sitting.  Position requires the use of a car to make home visits to clients in Hamilton, Butler, Warren, and Clermont Counties.