Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions (as of July 30, 2018).

Marketing Associate

Approximately 25 hours/week. Requires Bachelor’s Degree, excellent writing and communication skills, and strong computer/technology skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suites, Photo Shop and Word Press.   Market Agency to Greater New Haven via written articles for local newspapers, Constant Contact and newsletters.  Collaborate with staff and Board on fundraising events and programs.  Please send resume to Amy Rashba at arashba@jfsnh.org

Geriatric Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

LCSW to provide clinical treatment and case management services to seniors in community and within mental health program. Must have experience in individual and group treatment. Case Management includes geriatric assessment, care planning and family consultation.  Strong clinical and writing skills necessary along with ability to provide outreach to seniors and their families.  Must be able to work both independently and as a member of team. Please send resume to Amy Rashba, LCSW Mental Health Clinical Director at  arashba@jfsnh.org.

Part Time LCSW for Adults and Children

Well-rounded LCSW for out- patient child and adult mental health clinic within family service agency. Must have experience working with children as well as individual adults and ability to facilitate groups. Flexibility to take on new assignments. Strong clinical and writing skills necessary. Ability to both work independently as well as member of team. Supportive working environment and additional learning opportunities through expert consultation services. Please send resume to arashba@jfsnh.org.


Volunteers have varied backgrounds with a broad range of experiences and educational expertise.  They generously donate their time, energy and spirit to help the people we serve. In many cases, our volunteers are a connection to, and an extension of, the many services provided by Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven.

Volunteers not only help enrich the lives of others, but also learn and gain from their experiences.

Volunteering takes on many forms. Whether you have an hour a day, a few hours a week, are looking to fulfill community service hours, or you would just like to be involved in special projects, we may have an assignment for you!

Share your academic skills and knowledge…

  • Tutor – Become a volunteer tutor to a child in a foster home for 1-2 hours per week. Teach a child who is having difficulties in basic math and reading, among other subjects.
  • Child Care – Help supervise a children’s activity group at JFSGNH on the third Wednesday of each month. Children range in age from 3-13.

Share your energy…

  • Friendly Visitor – Become a friendly visitor and/or provide telephone reassurance to a homebound elderly person for 1-2 hrs. per week.

Share your commitment…

  • Administrative Tasks – Help with administrative duties in our main office.
  • On-Call Volunteer – Help JFSGNH on an “as needed basis” with special mailings and projects.

Community Service
Community or civic service is now required for many students and those looking for Mitzvah Projects for an upcoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah. If you need to perform volunteer hours or a project for graduation or credits, please contact Mara Ginsberg, at mginsberg@jfsnh.org or (203) 389-5599, ext. 119. For a printable version of our volunteer application, please click here: Volunteer Application.  There are several ongoing JFSGNH projects you can participate in during the course of a year or we can help tailor an activity for your needs and required hours.