Career Opportunities

If you want to make a positive difference in people’s lives, and if you believe that everyone deserves to be treated with compassion, respect, and dignity, Jewish Family Services may be a good fit for you. Come prepared to deliver the highest quality services and to build a career with opportunities, challenges and rewards. 

Jewish Family Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed  to building a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect and provide culturally responsive  services to a diverse community.



BRAVO Career Consultant - Contract Position

Jewish Family Services helps individuals and families achieve economic self-sufficiency and emotional stability. Supporting the Central Ohio Community since 1908, Jewish Family Services helps people find good jobs and companies find the right talent; supports seniors and caregivers in navigating the challenges of aging; connects people to community resources; empowers family self-sufficiency through financial counseling; and provides opportunities for volunteers to give back.

We welcome individuals of all faiths, races, ages, economic circumstances, sexual orientation and gender identities. Our dedicated and talented staff reflects the diverse communities we serve. Jewish Family Services has been recently recognized as a Top Workplace in Central Ohio as well as for innovating through technology and championing diversity.

BRAVO Career Consultant – Contract Position

Jewish Family Services is hiring a career consultant to provide economic stabilization services for clients in partnership with Equitas Health’s BRAVO programming. Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) provides comprehensive individual and community programs for survivor advocacy and support to LGBTQI survivors of hate and bias violence, discrimination, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or sexual assault. The career consultant will be to help clients obtain and retain employment in order to become economically self-sufficient. 

Jewish Family Services takes a holistic approach to career counseling, providing job search assistance, soft-skill building, and access to other agency and community resources in order to help individuals strengthen their emotional and financial stability and enhance their long-term career earnings and their ability to support their families.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) position; pay is commensurate with experience. This partnership is currently funded through September 2024.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Related Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with the LBGTQ community and knowledge of resources available to members of that community
  • Background in workforce development
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain thorough documentation
  • Demonstrated customer service, facilitation, and personal coaching skills
  • Familiarity with the communities being served, social service partners and other community resources available to client

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual counseling related to vocational or educational exploration, goal setting, problem-solving and addressing barriers to employment
  • Model and teach clients to be current, connected, communicative, and consistent (using technology, social media and community resources)
  • Provide instruction along with other staff members in computer literacy, job search techniques, life skills, money management, job retention strategies, pre-vocational/career transition opportunities as needed
  • Conduct group participation activities to build self-esteem, enhance motivation to complete training, and improve communication skills
  • Identify clients’ social service needs and provide guidance to community resources
  • Maintain current knowledge about resume writing and ability to create professional-looking documents
  • Conduct needs assessments through formal and informal evaluation
  • Actively engage in a team environment to achieve programmatic goals
  • Track client progress documentation through a case management system

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected], Attn: Ahmed Abukar, Director of Workforce Development.

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