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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Telephone: (408) 556-0600  |  Fax: (408) 551-0091  |

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JFS SV Careers

Holocaust Survivor Services Social Worker

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) is seeking a Full-Time Senior Services Social Worker to work with holocaust survivors and their families.

Your job responsibilities include conducting patient-centered, trauma informed outreach, intake and assessment; case management; and supportive individual and group counseling. You will develop care plans, maintain professional relationships with older adults and their loved ones,and provide advocacy as appropriate.

You must be confident, friendly, highly organized and a self-starter, with great “people skills.” Strong written and verbal communication skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office are required. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Great benefits, supportive colleagues and positive work environment on a beautiful campus.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Gerontology
  • Knowledge of the challenges and issues facing holocaust survivors and their families
  • At least two years prior case management and counseling experience
  • At least two years of experience working with older adults, particularly with holocaust survivors and/or emigres
  • Highly desirable: fluency in Russian, Hebrew and/or Yiddish.

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Summer Internships for College and High School Students

Turn your summer break into something meaningful. Have fun while building your resumé.

Help organize our Equipped to Learn Back to School Drive and other programs.

5-10 hours per week to be determined.

Tuesday-Thursdays; June 15-August 15

Contact Sheila Monheit, Volunteer Coordinator  (408) 357-7451;

MSW interns may apply to

JFS SV reviews all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran, or disability status. JFS SV is an equal opportunity employer.