An organization cannot reach its vision and goals without the right people. Just as clients, programs, and equipment are essential for success, so are employees. Without the right employees, even a well-equipped organization will flounder. At JFS, we recognize that our employees are our greatest asset.

Jewish Family Service (JFS) is a 145-year-old, nationally recognized agency with an annual revenue of $12 million. Our agency is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to providing vital services to a diverse population in need in the metropolitan Denver area. We help seniors age in place, provide quality mental health counseling to individuals and families, offer training and job placement to people with developmental disabilities, and provide food and financial assistance to people in crisis. Every year JFS benefits nearly 24,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes and abilities.

JFS is very proud of our positive work culture, as well as our recognition as a “best place to work in Denver.” Our 170 employees enjoy competitive salaries and benefits, including a generous leave program. JFS is a nonsectarian, nonprofit, and inclusive organization.

If you are interested in being part of a caring community, view all of our current career opportunities below:

Assistant Group Home Manager—12 hours/week

Leading non-profit social services organization seeking individual to supervise weekend operations (12 hours) of a Jewish Group Home for developmentally disabled adults and provide on-call support to the residential counselors and residents in the absence of the manager. This position does not require that the Assistant Manager be onsite at all times. Minimum of two years’ experience as assistant or manager of a residential group home for people with developmental disabilities, preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related field, preferred. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and have the dexterity to perform household tasks such as vacuuming, etc. Must be able to drive a 15-passenger van and have good driving record. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Proficient computer skills, such as Word and Excel. Pay rate - $19.50/hr plus $30.00/day on call, if needed. Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Submit cover letter and resume to:

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)—Full Time

Provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) training on-site, as well as in homes of individuals on the autism spectrum and other developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses.

Family Safety Net (FSN) Temporary Pantry Program Coordinator

This full-time, temporary position is responsible for engaging a dedicated group of approximately 35 weekly volunteers, ensuring a positive and satisfying client experience, and coordinating services to enhance the well-being of our client base by increasing access to nutritious food and programming. This position is extremely hands-on and helps operate the food pantry, including volunteer operations, pantry operations, client programs, and community engagement and services. Requires occasional evenings and weekends.

Job Developer

Provide job development for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Implement and monitor Community Integrated Employment Placement Plans. Review assessments of individuals’ employability skills to determine suitability for placement and make appropriate referrals internally and externally to support successful CIE Placement Plan completion. Act as liaison between client and employer. Position is located near Federal & 2nd streets in Denver.

Lead Homemaker – Approximately 35 hours/week

The Lead Homemaker will provide regular, fill-in, and routine homemaking services to seniors, adults with disabilities, or adults with serious illnesses. These services may include light house cleaning, laundry, simple meal preparation and clean-up, and running errands. Will provide leadership to homemaker team by assisting Field Staff Supervisor with supervisory visits in client homes for evaluation and support of homemaking staff. Spends time in the office each week to provide follow-up and complete documentation of visits.

Relief Delivery Driver Delivery Driver – Kosher Meals on Wheels (KMOW)

KMOW drivers deliver meals to homebound seniors in Denver. Delivery consists of a daily noon meal. Typically, drivers visit for a few minutes and check on the well-being of each client. Position is M-F, approximately 8 a.m – noon. This is a relief as-needed position to fill illnesses, leave, etc.

Relief Residential Counselor

This position assists, trains, provides guidance and support and responds to the needs of persons with developmental disabilities living in the Jewish Group Home located in southeast Denver. This includes ensuring the general welfare, safety and health of the residents living at the Group Home. This position provides relief to the counselors when ill or on leave, or for situations where additional staff is needed. This may include 24-hour shifts.

SHALOM Denver Activities Specialist-—Full Time

The Activities Specialist is responsible for assisting persons with developmental disabilities to participate in educational, recreational, and volunteer activities onsite and in the community.


To apply, please email, mail, or fax your résumé to:

Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Attn: HR Department
3201 South Tamarac Drive
Denver, CO 80231
Fax: 303.597.5009