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Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road, Suite 202, Los Gatos, CA 95032
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JFS SV Careers

Part to Full-Time Career Counselor

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley (JFS SV) is seeking a Part to Full-Time Career Counselor to assist with employment preparation and job development for recently arrived refugees in our Connections to Work program. We are seeking a team player who enjoys helping people become self-sufficient and start new chapters in their lives.

Your career counselor job responsibilities include conducting intake and assessment, career counseling, résumé writing, interview preparation, creating linkages with potential employers, and helping clients overcome barriers to success. The full-time position includes case management responsibilities.

You must be caring, friendly, positive, flexible and highly organized, with the ability to multi-task. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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


  • MS in Career Counseling (or related field) from an accredited university
  • Three or more years of experience working in career counseling/job development field
  • If full-time: prior experience conducting case management
  • Prior experience working with immigrants and refugees highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Valid California driver’s license

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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.