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Current Job Openings at JVS

 

Welcome to Jewish Vocational Service's job page

 

 


It is our goal to provide and support a work culture that encourages diversity, facilitates understanding of perceptions, and builds a cohesive work environment. We are fully committed to providing opportunities for professional employee growth within the Agency through ongoing recruitment strategies, educational opportunities, skill identification and enhancement, opportunities for promotional advancement, skill utilization regarding program and service development and ongoing evaluation of services and policies. see more

 

JVS is an employment at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, JVS prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

JVS provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Margaret Chapin, HR Specialist at (617) 399-3236 mchapin@jvs-boston.org, or Christina Killizli-Salameh, Vice President of Human Resources at (617) 399-3121 csalameh@jvs-boston.org. TTY number is (617) 451-1496. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

We appreciate your interest in working for Jewish Vocational Service. Available positions are listed below.

 

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Career Navigator - CareerSolution

Development Operations Assistant

Individual Giving Manager

Business Services Manager

Career Navigator Healthcare Initiative


Career Navigator - CareerSolution

 

JVS CareerSolution seeks a Career Navigator to deliver innovative, customer-focused, and technology-driven career services to job seekers through the One Stop Career Center. The Navigator, in collaboration with the team, will assist job seekers from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience to conduct successful job searches and obtain employment.   Specifically, the Career Navigator will provide high quality workshops that incorporate best practices in adult education and training; integrate and advance the use of technology in the job search and application processes; provide 1:1 career coaching and assist UI customers.  This position is located at 75 Federal Street, Boston, MA.

 

MINIMIUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:    


0   4 years of experience in the workforce development/career coaching/recruiting/ field with excellent knowledge of career coaching tools and strategies;
0   Knowledge of web-based job search resources and techniques required;
0   Exceptional level of computer/technology proficiency including ability to complete on-line job applications and maintain accurate records of services provided in databases;
0   Experience in marketing and outreach desired;
0   Familiarity with career ladders and professional advancement preferred;
0   Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills required;
0   Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  BA/BS in related area (Counseling, Human Resources, Psychology, Social Work, or Education) or at least 4 years’ experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:


0   Frequent meeting with clients and employers
0   May be requested to work outside of scheduled hours as defined by the needs of the department
0   Frequent travel by public transportation to employer locations
0   Will attend occasional off-site meetings with partner organizations in and around the greater Boston area
                                                                
JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

JVS is an employment at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.  Additionally, JVS prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

 

Development Operations Assistant

 

The Development Operations Assistant is an integral part of the overall Development Team, working closely with both the Director of Institutional Giving and the Individual Giving Manager. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Giving, though supports both aspects of Development, and makes sure that the overall operations of the department run smoothly as priorities shift throughout the year.  This person is primarily responsible for gift entry, grant research and detail coordination of the department’s fundraising events, including the spring Gala. This person may supervise interns and volunteers to provide administrative support.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


0   Progressive fundraising development experience or similar project management experience.
0   Excellent administrative and organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
0   Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet shifting deadlines.
0   Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
0   High level of comfort and accuracy in working with numbers and data and spreadsheets
0   Knowledge of fundraising database, in particular Raiser’s Edge, preferred.
0   Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
0   Demonstrated experience working with community volunteers and business professionals.
0   Ability to manage confidential information.
0   Knowledge of the Greater Boston philanthropic community preferred.
0   Familiarity with the Jewish community a plus.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  BA/BS or equivalent experience

 

SPECIAL WORK CONDITIONS:
Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours may be required
Occasional local travel required

 

JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  Women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.


Business Services Manager


JVS seeks a Business Services Manager for creating and fostering business relationships, maintaining and expanding staffing partnerships with regional employers, staffing agencies, employment-based community programs, training vendors and unions, and developing and maintaining strong community and industry contacts.  The Business Specialist Team continually surveys the labor market environment and identifies growing markets and sectors.  S/he is responsible for ensuring high quality services to business customers including: developing and maintaining excellent business and employer relationships on behalf of the agency, working collaboratively with the JVS Business Services Team to understand and align employer efforts with the greater agency strategy and existing employer relationships, and providing direct value added services to business customers including marketing and outreach, orientation, information and service referral, candidate screening and referral, outplacement services and various other employment-related services.  

 

MINIMIUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  


o Minimum 3 years’ experience in job placement or employer services.
o Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills.
o Advanced data collection and database skills (MOSES preferred).
o Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
o Excellent ability to correctly assess business customer needs, communicate these to other staff and customize services to meet customer needs.  
o Willingness to work in a team based, customer centered environment.
o Past experience working in a diverse, high profile, dynamic, high volume environment strongly desired.
o Comfortable learning and using web-based database tools.
o Demonstrated competence in providing leadership and supervisory functions in a team structured, customer centered environment.
o Bilingual candidates preferred.
o Commitment to quality a must.
o Demonstrated ability to work independently.
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience in Marketing, Human Resources, Sales or related field.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Regular local travel, evening hours and some weekend availability required.  

 

JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  Women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.



Career Navigator Healthcare Initiative


Jewish Vocational Service seeks a Healthcare Career Navigator to deliver innovative, customer-focused, and technology-driven career services to job seekers. The navigator, in collaboration with the team, will assist job seekers from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience to conduct successful job searches and obtain employment. Specifically, the Career Navigator will: provide high quality workshops that incorporate best practices in adult education and training; integrate and advance the use of technology in the job search and application processes; provide 1:1 career coaching; and develop relationships with area healthcare employers to understand staffing needs and create employment pipelines.

 

MINIMIUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  

 
o 2-4 years of experience in the workforce development/career coaching/recruiting/ field with excellent knowledge of career coaching tools and strategies.
o Knowledge of web-based job search resources and techniques required.
o Exceptional level of computer/technology proficiency including ability to complete on-line job applications and maintain accurate records of services provided in databases.
o Experience in marketing and outreach desired.
o Familiarity with career ladders and professional advancement preferred.
o Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills required.
o Bilingual speaker a plus.
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:  BA/BS in related area (Counseling, Human Resources, Psychology, Social Work, or Education) or at least 4 years’ experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS:


Frequent meeting with clients and employers
May be requested to work outside of scheduled hours as defined by the needs of the department
Frequent travel by public transportation to employer locations
Will attend occasional off-site meetings with partner organizations in and around the greater Boston area
                                                                

JVS CULTURE:  JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities.  By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  Women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.



Individual Giving Manager

 

 

Jewish Vocational Service seeks an Individual Giving Manager to work closely with the Chief Development Officer in support of the development efforts for the agency, primarily in the area of individual giving. This person is responsible for maintaining the agency’s donor database, and managing the department’s fundraising events, including the spring Gala.  Responsible for administrative and project oriented tasks for CDO and the Board of Directors.  This person works closely with the Development Operations Assistant in ensuring projects and tasks for the department are met. Supervises volunteers and interns as they provide administrative and project-based support.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:


o Two to four years of progressive fundraising development experience, with ownership and oversight of projects.
o Excellent administrative and organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
o Proficiency using a donor database system, with Raiser’s Edge experience highly preferred
o High level of comfort and accuracy in working with numbers and data and spreadsheets
o Outstanding written and oral communication skills
o Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet shifting deadlines
o Demonstrated experience working with community volunteers and business professionals.
o Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment is required.
o Ability to manage confidential information.
o Knowledge of the Boston Philanthropic and Jewish communities a plus.

 

EDUCATION REQUIRED:


BA/BS or equivalent experience, with a major in Business or Management preferred.

 

SPECIAL WORK CONDITIONS:


Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours may be required
Occasional local travel required

 

JVS CULTURE: JVS is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, JVS will better serve our local communities and continue to provide quality services.

 

APPLICATION:  Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org.  Please indicate in your cover letter the resource where you saw this listing.  Women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/Latina and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

JVS is an employment at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, JVS prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

 

 

 
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