Website JFCS Louisville

Salary Range: $45,000 – $50,000

Jewish Family & Career Services expands possibilities for each person and every family to meet life’s challenges with confidence. We are guided by our Jewish values to ensure all in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. Our core service areas include Career Services, Counseling Services, Family Strengthening, Jewish Life, Klein Older Adult Services, and JFCS Navigate.

Our Values 

·        Kavod: Respect for the undeniable humanity of each person.

·        Chesed: Actions rooted in compassion and empathy.

·        Kehilah: Connections that strengthen individuals and build community.

·        Tzedek: Advocacy that fosters fairness and equity.

·        Avodah: Service to others that has the power to repair our world.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Youth Outreach Coordinator will work in concert with our Career Services, Clinical Services, and Care Management teams to connect youth to JFCS and community resources.  The Youth Outreach Coordinator will also assist the agency by developing and maintaining collaborative efforts between JFCS and other youth-serving agencies in the Louisville community.

Essential Functions:

·        Attend community-based meetings with youth-serving nonprofit partners in the Louisville community.

·        Assist the Launch program with youth-driven career and independence curriculum and program implementation.

·        Assist the Asst Director of Programs with Implementation of Youth Be Well program.

·        Provide community youth related educational programming and group facilitation.

·        Engage in community outreach to determine ongoing youth needs and services.

·        Maintain a small case management caseload of youth.

·        Serve as a youth expert on the case management team.

·        Develop and maintain a directory of resources and services for youth.

·        Attend regular team meetings regarding youth-related services.

·        Represent the agency on community committees as requested.

·        Provide after-hours crisis intervention via telephone, as scheduled.

Supervisory Responsibility: 0 employees.

Travel Requirement: Minimal to none.

Pre-Employment Requirements:  Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background and drivers’ record check. Negative TB test required.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

·        Bachelors degree or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience working with youth required.

·        Experience working with foster care-involved youth and/or justice-involved youth preferred.

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

·        Tasks involve sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching and performing other physical requirements commensurate with demands of the position, specifically conducting home visits.

·        Sedentary work which involves sitting most of the time.

·        Must be able to speak (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words)

·        Must be able to hear (hearing aids acceptable)

·        Close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal, excessive reading, and preparing and analyzing data and figures (corrective devices acceptable).

·        The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (typical office work).

Responsibility to JFCS:  Safeguard the assets of JFCS. Attend and participate in scheduled staff meetings, follow record keeping rules according to procedures and practices of JFCS; respect confidentiality of clients and comply with HIPAA guidelines; participate as a team member in planning and agency activities.

The vision of JFCS is that ALL in Greater Louisville live with dignity and purpose. This vision is not possible without prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and a trauma informed approach. We believe it is central to our mission to not only meet the immediate needs of individuals but break down the systemic barriers that can prevent individuals from realizing their full potential.

In 2021, JFCS established a DEI+/TIC (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion+/Trauma-Informed Care) Committee comprised of staff and board members to evaluate and improve our internal and external practices. We believe in continuously improving and striving to be a model in our community for equitable service.

We are committed to an environment in which all staff, board, volunteers, and clients can thrive. We strive to foster equity, remove barriers to access and opportunity, recruit, retain, and grow a diverse and inclusive workforce and board of directors that reflect the communities we serve. Join us in building an accessible and inclusive environment for staff, clients, and Greater Louisville.

JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team and in return offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including paid annual leave and sick time, medical and dental insurance, 403B, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance and generous paid holidays.

Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.

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