Jewish Family Services is offering an opportunity for a part time Marketing and Social Media Manager.  The Marketing and Social Media Manager  is responsible for crafting and communicating the overall public image and messaging of the agency. This individual will report to the Vice President of Development and Communications and is integral to promoting the mission, vision and brand of Jewish Family Services and JFS Housing.

  • Qualified candidates must possess a four-year bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field plus a minimum of 4 years’ progressively responsible experience in a non-profit environment.
  • Additionally qualified candidates will have expertise with development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive strategic marketing and communications plans to meet organizational objectives, familiarity with best practices in marketing techniques and knowledge of trends, and strong project management skills and proficiency in managing multiple priorities and successfully navigating deadlines while adhering to budgets.
  • Candidates must have knowledge, understanding, and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions, and the capacity to incorporate Jewish programming as necessary.
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record and access to a car with insurance is required.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Bureau of Justice, Crime Information Bureau is  required.

Organization and Position Profile

Jewish Family Services (JFS), a respected, nonprofit whose mission is to provide supportive services to strengthen families, children and individuals throughout their life cycle is offering an opportunity for a full time Care Coordinator to work within its Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) program. The Care Coordinator is responsible for service planning and delivery of recovery services to CCS consumers by developing individualized recovery plans, assessing consumer’s needs, authorizing services and developing goals that will allow CCS consumers to realize their desired outcomes. As a member of the CCS team, the Care Coordinator works to utilize professional, community and natural supports in assisting consumers diagnosed with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders to achieve their highest level of independent functioning.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing Care Coordination services by working with the recovery team in assessing and planning services for CCS consumers pursuant to their recovery goals, including: making referrals to appropriate community resources that may include medical assistance; mental health counseling; financial planning and budgeting; obtaining legal assistance and benefits; medication management; finding employment, training and education; development of social support systems; AODA services, etc.
  • Participating in consumer assessment process; recovery and discharge planning; and authorize consumer services.
  • Providing or arranging for services and supports that best meet the consumer’s outcomes and routinely monitor the effectiveness of these interventions.
  • Maintaining accurate and updated records of individual consumer compliance with community counseling providers.
  • Monitoring consumer outcomes related to physical environment, mental and emotional health, social supports, community integration, employment, financial issues, and spirituality based on the consumer’s assessment.

Qualified candidates must:

  • have a four-year Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field (e.g. Social Welfare, Psychology, etc.);
  • have a minimum of one (1) year (non-family setting) experience providing Case Management or related services to adults. Experience in behavioral health, mental health and/or addiction is preferred. Experience in various case management systems (TCM, CSP, Wraparound Milwaukee, My Choice Family Care, etc.) is preferred, but not required.
  • have excellent interpersonal, organizational, critical thinking, problem solving, creative and independent thinking skills;
  • be able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as customer service skills;
  • be able to make accurate assessments, interact effectively with consumers, agency staff, and other community professionals within a team concept;
  • be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based on severity of need;
  • be able to respect and maintain privacy and dignity of consumers and assure consumer confidentiality at all times;
  • have familiarity with Electronic Health Record (EHR) management systems;
  • be proficient in computer use, including Microsoft Office applications;
  • have knowledge, understanding, and/or willingness to learn Jewish culture and traditions and those of the client population as necessary;
  • successfully pass a criminal background check with the WI Department of Justice, a caregiver background check with the WI Department of Health Services, WI Department of Children and Families, and WI Department of Safety and Professional Services; and
  • have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and access to an insured vehicle.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $43,500.00 /year

Provides counseling and advocacy services to individuals who have been victims of crimes, such as interpersonal violence, childhood sexual abuse, and hate crimes. The intern also assists with outreach into various segments of the community, including the Jewish community, to ensure that individuals, groups, service providers and businesses are aware of services and know how to contact JFS for VOCA funded services, including advocacy and mental health services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Possesses knowledge of the dynamics of violence, including family, interpersonal and sexual violence, as well as a willingness to work with individuals and/or families experiencing these issues.
  • Must possess Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) knowledge and skills or be enrolled in TIC Certification courses.
  • Assists clients by providing information and referrals to resources as needed.
  • Provides on-site counseling services under supervision of Licensed Mental Health Clinician.
  • Records and maintains essential client records and statistical data in compliance with agency policies within required time frame.
  • Collaborates and confers with agency personnel, volunteers, and professionals of other agencies.
  • Confers with clinical field supervisor on regular basis and participates actively in supervisory process and in Clinical Group Consultation as a member of a team of interns and Licensed Clinicians.
  • Ability to work independently, including at off site location(s), organize workload and maintain a schedule.
  • Maintains client confidentiality at all times.
  • Accepts other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Enrollment in a Master’s Degree program in Social Work, Psychology, or Community Counseling with a concentration on community mental health.
  • Candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and a caregiver background check with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Department of Children and Families and the Department Safety and Professional Services.
  • If using a vehicle during placement, must have a valid driver’s license and current insurance.

Strongly Preferred:

  • Ideal candidates will have completed trauma- informed training courses and have prior experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.
  • Strong public speaking and writing skills. Comfortable providing support to people in crisis.
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks at once, ability to work as part of a team, and ability to work effectively in a changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to inspire trust and respect among colleagues and external partners.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and/or willingness to learn about cultures different from one’s own, including Jewish culture and traditions as necessary.

PROPOSED HOURS (Subject to change):

  • 16 hours per week, or as determined by Master’s program.

To apply for any of the listed opportunities please send a cover letter and resume:

Jewish Family Services
Attn: Human Resources
1300 N. Jackson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Email: info@jfsmilw.org or Fax: 414-225-1340

Apply online at: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=jewish+family+services&l=Wisconsin

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