Program Director Jewish Health and Healing- Part time

Position Summary

We are seeking a high energy candidate with vision and proven experience in start up programs.  The ideal candidate will also demonstrate skills in working with groups and building relationships with collaborative agencies.  The candidate must have strong knowledge of Judaism as well as with issues associated with the elderly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all administrative, programmatic, and marketing operations of Jewish Health and Healing
  • Develop engaging Jewish programming for community members living at or attending residential facilities
  • Coordinate area clergy to participate in Jewish Holiday programming at senior facilities and Greenwich Hospital
  • Monitor and evaluate enrollment, attendance and program indicators, milestones and outcomes
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers for the Issac Tranin Bikur Cholim Program run in partnership with the Greenwich Hospital Spiritual Care Department
  • Provide leadership at JHHC advisory meetings with partner clergy
  • Facilitate B’nai Mitzvah Resource Center program; matching community service agencies with teen volunteers; maintain consistent contact with all participants in volunteer assignments; liaise with collaborative agencies
  • Plan educational community events with collaborative agencies on topics of interest, as warranted
  • Work cooperatively with community organizations

Skills and Qualifications

  • Jewish Communal or Social Service Professional with at least five years’ experience
  • Ability to think independently and solve problems on their feet
  • Proven capacity to develop and implement programs; think strategically and build a solid program
  • Strong organization, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Judaism and Jewish rituals a plus

Email your resume to Kimberly Wolfson-Lisack

Full-time Child and Adolescent Therapist


Join our dynamic team of seasoned professionals! JFS of Greenwich is looking for experienced full-time AND part-time LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APRN, PHDs interested in a supportive office setting- flexible to meet your work needs and interests. Excellent compensation and work/life balance. Choose your caseload based on expertise and areas of interest. We hope to connect with licensed clinicians comfortable providing a variety of therapeutic modalities including but not limited to couples work, CBT, DBT, EMDR and child/adolescent therapy.
Clinicians will receive a $1500 incentive upon completion of their 90-day of service at JFS-G- Specific guidelines of payment will be available.
Connecticut license is required.


  • This position will be required individual and group therapy to carry a specific number of direct client services per week.
  • Determines clients’ needs through treatment plans and recommendations within the agency.
  • Assist in the creation of new programming as needed.
  • Teaching opportunities through psychology interns is encouraged.
  • Collaborates with inter-department staff for wrap around client care.
  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing case notes; logging events and progress.
  • Communicates clients’ progress through written documentation and meetings, disseminating results and obstacles to therapeutic team and family if available; identifying treatment influences.
  • Actively participates in the growth and development in the clinical program at JFS of Greenwich.
  • Consults with community resources as needed.

Email your resume to Kimberly Wolfson-Lisack

Housing Specialist

Part time: 15-20 hours/week

Reports to: Director of Immigration and Legal Services

The Housing Specialist will secure safe and affordable housing for refugee clients of JFS-G. The successful candidate will work closely with clients to provide education on the US housing market and lease terms. The Housing Specialist will assess earning potential based on work history and transfer of skills to the US job market. They will troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the duration of the lease term.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with resettlement team members to assess short-term and long-term housing needs for refugee clients.
  • Develop supportive relationships with individuals and get to know their unique capabilities, personality, and potential for living independently.
  • Maintaining ongoing relationships with community real estate agents and landlords to support our clients in securing safe and secure housing options
  • Maintaining appropriate service, statistical, and financial records as required for reporting
  • Secure signed lease agreements and maintain records of payments for security deposits and rent
  • Be the main point of contact when issues arise during the lease term and be the person designated to handle those issues with reasonable and swift resolution to advocate for our clients’ needs while maintaining a positive relationship with our community real estate contacts.
  • Understanding and adhering to all regulations, policies, and procedures, including, but not limited to, Corporate Compliance, Personnel Policies, HIPAA, and Code of Conduct for Custodians of People with Special Needs.


  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • CT Licensed Realtor preferred
  • Must have computer experience for documentation of services.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and transportation necessary to meet program needs.
  • Must submit to background check due to job requiring individual to possess and handle highly sensitive and confidential information, including banking information and social security numbers.

email your resume to Melissa Knee