Employment Opportunities

We currently have openings for a Social Worker (Part-Time), and for a Job Upgrade Specialist (Part-Time)

Social Worker (Part-time)

Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts is seeking a Master’s level Social Worker with experience providing services to older adults. This position is located in Berkshire County and is in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires. The position is primarily outreach and care management but also includes collaboration with community providers.  Flexible 12 hours a week, knowledge of Jewish values and traditions a plus but not required. LICSW/ LCSW is required.

Hourly compensation.  JFS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Please send cover letter and resume to: Please email your cover letter and resume to: Mary Petrone, Human Resource Administrator, m.petrone@jfswm.org.

Job Upgrade Specialist (Part-time)

Jewish Family Service of Western Massachusetts is seeking a part-time Job Upgrade Specialist to join our multicultural New American Program serving refugee youth and families.The duties of the position will include:

  • Assisting refugees to become self-sufficient through career development and group and individual training for integration.
  • Assisting employed refugees to secure job upgrades that improve economic conditions and align with career history and/or career objectives.
  • Create resources for staff and regional partners on career pathways, English language courses, and courses for refugee integration.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, detail oriented, able to multi-task and interact with a diverse multi-cultural staff. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel.  Bachelor’s degree, community-outreach skills, experience with career counseling and job placement, and experience teaching ESL preferred.  This is a part-time position.

We offer a competitive compensation package. JFS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Please email your cover letter and resume to: Mary Petrone, Human Resource Administrator, m.petrone@jfswm.org.

JFS is a 102 year old, multi-service, non-sectarian organization founded in 1898 with a $3M budget and 4 locations.  We seek dynamic, talented individuals to join our team of dedicated professionals.To apply for any position, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources, Jewish Family Service of Western MA, 15 Lenox Street, Springfield, MA 01108 or email HR@jfswm.org.

For more information or to get involved, call 413.737.2601 or email info@jfswm.org.