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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


Youth Mentoring Program Assistant

Location: Jewish Family Service - 8487 Ridge Rd Cincinnati OH 45236

Employee Type:  Full time hours (37.5)

Education: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Social Services in related field

Experience: At least 5 years

Contact Information: To apply for this position please submit your application via our employment site at or send resume directly to




The Education and Mentoring department provides interactive learning opportunities for all and supportive direct services for at-risk youth. Current program areas include Bigs & Littles (Youth Mentoring), Parenting Education, Domestic Violence Prevention Education, and Mental Health

Education. The Youth Mentoring Program Assistant will assist with a broad spectrum of support, coordination, and communications for the Bigs & Littles Program.



  • Perform a variety of administrative and planning tasks to help achieve the program's vision, mission, and goals
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with program team, collaborative partners, volunteers, students, parent/guardians, school personnel, community professionals, and diverse community members
  • Assist with planning, preparation, and implementation of weekly school-based mentoring groups
  • Maintain updated program documentation and databases; input and track information accurately
  • Organize and maintain program supplies and materials
  • Support volunteer recruitment and retention efforts
  • Coordinate and support volunteer intake, screening, and training processes
  • Assist with program evaluation and reporting to align with agency standards and reporting requirements
  • Work as part of agency administrative team to answer phones and complete other administrative duties, tasks and special projects as needed



  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education/Social Services, or related field –OR- 5 years working with children in a similar environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented; able to produce quality work in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative and program support skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) and ability to learn customized software
  • Collaborative, cooperative team player, as well as self-motivated, proactive, and accountable
  • Positive attitude, flexible and willing to learn
  • Strong writing and editing skills



This position requires the mastering of specific professional competencies. The competencies are listed below in brief and are evaluated regularly.

  • Leadership: Understands JFS mission, vision and goals. Understands their role and responsibilities to fulfill that mission.
  • Interpersonal Understanding: Practices active and respectful listening and able to use verbal and written communication appropriately.
  • Team Building: Acts to promote a friendly climate, good morale, and team cooperative spirit.
  • Initiative: Identifies issues or opportunities and takes action to address.
  • Work Execution and Dependability: Works to maintain a high standard of productivity and performance.
  • Professional Development: Takes advantage of opportunities for professional development.
  • Professionalism: Maintains high standards of professionalism in all situations.
  • Adaptability: Demonstrates the ability to adapt well to changes with a positive attitude.
  • Customer-Care: Acts with competence, responds to customer and client needs in a timely manner.
  • Decision Making: Uses good judgment when acting independently
  • Directedness: Sets appropriate standards for personal performance and holds self-accountable for actions.


Other Requirements:

  • Position requires physical movement in walking, standing, and sitting
  • Position requires the use of a car to travel to schools, events, and meetings
  • Position requires some evening attendance at programs and trainings (approximately 3 times per month).