Work at JFS

JFS strives to employ people who believe in its mission, vision, and values and who find great reward and pride in delivering human services to people from all walks of life.

Thank you for your interest in working at Jewish Family Service of St. Paul.

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Art Therapist

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul annually serves over 1300 older adults and their caregivers in the greater metropolitan area.  We are passionate about meeting the mental health needs of older adults and those who care for them through innovative and creative delivery methods.  We are expanding our Life Enrichment Action Program (LEAP) and are now hiring for a .5 FTE art therapy position.  The art therapist will provide therapy to older adults experiencing depression, dementia and other mental health concerns. Sessions will be conducted with individual clients in their homes as well as with groups of older adults living in senior housing settings.

Qualifications include:

  • MA in art therapy and counseling psychology.
  • Background and experience in visual art.
  • Experience working with older adults.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Must be comfortable working in clients’ homes.

Social Worker – Health Plan Care Coordinator

JFS is continuing to grow and we are looking to add a full time (37.5 hours/week) Social Work Care Coordinator to our team! The Social Work Care Coordinator is responsible for monitoring a caseload of clients over the age of 65 and conducting annual assessments to determine eligibility for additional home and community based services.  The Social Work Care Coordinator is also responsible for developing care plans with their clients to address goals and needs and assist in coordinating and setting up services and supports through the Elderly Waiver.

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in social work with current social work license. Supervised work in community case management and experience with seniors is preferred though new grads are welcome to apply.  Bilingual speakers also highly encouraged to apply. We serve a diverse population of clients who speak Somali, Russian, Hmong, Spanish and more!

Flexible hours, ability to work from home as needed, generous vacation/sick time, agency-paid short and long term disability plans, health and dental, and 403b retirement plan option and much more. Additionally, JFS pays for license renewal fees and can provide licensure supervision for LSWs, LGSWs, and LISWs in-house, if needed. Generous reimbursement to attend CEUs and on-site trainings/CEUs as well.  Starting salary for new grads in the low $20s/hour range. Those with more experience offered more in the mid-20s. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Grace Lundquist.