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.

Some of these positions are currently a primarily remote-work role due to COVID-19 and allows for a flexible schedule to meet priorities outside of work.

EPIC Resource Navigator (Temporary)

This position will connect individuals and families to supports designed to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, assist clients in navigating resource systems, and break down services to manageable goals to establish patterns of success.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time, Temporary

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Client-facing

Diaper Bank Support Specialist

This position is responsible for the coordination and execution of JFS’s Diaper Bank. This role will fill diaper requests, communicate status of diaper orders with clients, and facilitate diaper distributions at multiple locations throughout north central San Diego.

Position Type: Non-exempt, Part-time

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Diaper Bank

Immigration Program Assistant, Affirmative Services

As the primary Immigration Program Assistant on-site, you will work with a team of dedicated and dynamic professionals to provide underserved and underrepresented immigrants access to quality, affordable legal services.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Immigration Staff Attorney

This position is responsible for providing direct legal representation to JFS clients in immigration cases, including representation before EOIR, BIA, Federal Circuit Courts, and the USCIS, while helping to support the broader efforts of the JFS Immigration Services Team.

Position Type: Exempt, Full-time

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Client-facing, Immigration Services

Financial Education Program Specialist

This position provides a broad range of activities that support clients improve their financial skills and empower them to successfully maintain their personal finances.

Position Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Refugee Resettlement

Health Homes Program Manager

The Health Homes Program provides care coordination services for Medi-Cal members who are diagnosed with certain chronic health conditions, have a high level of health care needs, or are experiencing chronic homelessness.

Location: Joan & Irwin Jacobs Campus

Category: Client-facing, Community Services

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.

Jewish Family Service participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Read more about E-Verify here.