Moving Forward Together


Join the team and change lives



united by our passion for helping people transform their lives.


by big questions and complex challenges.



to continuous learning, effective collaboration, and innovative thinking.


to helping our clients and community Move Forward.


Hands down, our greatest strength is our people. That’s why we invest in your potential by giving you the freedom to pursue your passions, learn new skills, and recharge your batteries.

We take care of our people

Learn & Grow

We provide plenty of learning and development opportunities to help you stay current in your field of expertise — or discover a new one.

Health & Wellness

We offer competitive health benefits, plus fun perks like Zumba® classes. We also offer a 401k match to help you secure your financial future.

Work-Life Balance

At JFS, Family is built right into our name. We offer generous paid time off, paid Jewish holidays, and early office closure every Friday.

People with Heart

The best part about working at JFS? It’s more than just a job. As a team, we’re passionate about the work we do and serious about having fun.

What’s it really like to work at JFS?

Hear it straight from the people who know us best.

Passion. Dedication.
Superhero Determination.

With great people, strong values, a focused mission, and a supportive community, there’s no limit to what we can do together.

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Join Our Team

Take a look at our current job openings.

Case Manager, Safe Parking Program

The Case Manager conducting intakes and assessments and is responsible for providing ongoing advocacy and resource navigation for participants within the Safe Parking Program.

Position Type: Evenings, Part-time, Some weekends

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Client-facing, Safe Parking Program

Case Aide, Russian Speaking

The Case Aide will interview Russian Holocaust survivors and assist in helping the survivors share, express and write their life lessons.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Care Management, Client-facing

Lead Parent Educator

The Lead Parent Educator will manage day to day north/central region parent education activities in the Positive Parenting Program.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Positive Parenting Program (PPP)

CNA, Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center

Looking for a dedicated, compassionate and qualified CNA who wishes to work in a vibrant activity center where Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment can exercise their mind, body, and spirit.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Aging & Wellness, Client-facing

Chief Development Officer

As JFS continues to be a leading social impact agency, the Chief Development Officer will be responsible for managing the strategic direction and oversight of a comprehensive fund development program to ensure the agency’s ongoing success and sustainability.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Development

Outreach Intern, San Diego for Every Child

The San Diego for Every Child Outreach Intern will exercise creativity and prowess at crafting and helping to implement an outreach plan for the new initiative, San Diego for Every Child.

Position Type: Paid internship

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: San Diego for Every Child

Jewish Family Service is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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