Director of Center for Holocaust Survivors Aging and Caregiver Service @ Jewish Family Service

Director of Center for Holocaust Survivors Aging and Caregiver Service

Director of Center for Holocaust Survivors – Aging and Caregiver Services

Since 1943, Jewish Family Service has played a vital role in responding to the constantly changing challenges and stresses of everyday life experienced by individuals and families in Greater Cincinnati.

Some of the most amazing people that you will ever meet are Holocaust survivors! Do you have the heart of a care giver and want to support those heroes among us? The Jewish Family Service Director of the Center for Holocaust Survivors leads the staff and programs that helps survivors pay for things such as healthcare and home care keeping them independent to teaching them how to use an ipad allowing them to communicate with loved ones and friends.
If you can lead a team and are good at implementing and following processes we want to talk to you!


Responsible for administering grants from the Claims Conference and other organizations totaling over $3 million.
Oversees budget preparation for Center for Holocaust Survivors (CHS).
Grant writing, including conceptualization, research, editing and administration, in partnership with our grant writing team.
Develops process and procedures to ensure programs use best practices.
Works to grow program, including increased geographical outreach.
Participates in fundraising for CHS department.
Schedules, plans and oversees psycho-social programming, including trips and group activities for Holocaust survivors, with an emphasis on evidence-based programming and evaluation.
Seeks out new and innovative opportunities to engage Holocaust survivors and collaborative opportunities with a focus on mental health.
Hires and manages staff.
Provides supervision and learning opportunities with survivors for students, interns, volunteers and social workers.
Participates in the development and implementation of a system to evaluate program effectiveness, client and caregiver satisfaction, etc. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement processes.
Works with team to identify and triage at-risk clients.
Community & Client Relations
Advocates for the needs of elderly Holocaust survivors in the Jewish community and community at large.
Identifies current and future needs of the aging Jewish Holocaust survivor population and develops client’s service plan in collaboration with client, family members and other team members as appropriate.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Detail oriented with good problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Master’s degree
MSW, Licensed Social Worker (State of Ohio), LISW or LISW-S
Previous work with the elderly
Experience managing people
Knowledge of the Holocaust, person-centered trauma informed care, cultural competence and work with vulnerable populations.
Computer skills required which include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); knowledge of Efforts to Outcomes (social work database)

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: MSW
  • Job Posted: 2020-01-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 220 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Advocacy, Director, Human Services
  • Organization Type: Family Services
Job Location
Jewish Family Service
8485 Ridge Road
Cincinnati , Ohio 45236


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