Current openings



RN/LPN  Children’s Ability Center

This person will oversee and provide for the medical and physical needs of the children who receive services at the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center, while ensuring best health and wellness practices.

  • Arrange and ensure that all medical appointments are attended and followed up
  • Administer medication per physician’s orders and document as per agency policies and procedures
  • Implement all doctors’ recommendations
  • Ensure/provide proper care of children when they are ill
  • Oversee all hospitalizations and discharge instructions
  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Ensure/provide proper daily hygiene of the children including bathing, toilet, first aid and wound care
  • Train staff and supervise proper hygiene practices, bathing, toileting, first aid and wound care
  • Assist with and prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Work as part of the team and assist with child care duties as needed
  • Participate as member of clinical team meetings
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required
  • Be available and flexible to accommodate scheduling needs

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Past experience working with children with developmental disabilities
  • Completion of annual 40 hours of in-service training
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends
  • CPR, First Aid, and PCM Certification

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Development Assistant, Sunrise, FL

This position is to support the Development Department with all administrative, event management and database needs for JAFCO’s fund raising programs.

Role and Responsibilities

This person’s job responsibility includes, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support the Development Team with all development-related and administrative tasks
  • Help with all aspects of special event management support including pre-event registration, seating, emails, committee support, silent auction set up, décor/execution of the event and any pre or post event task or follow up as requested by the Development Team
  • Provide assistance in processing donations, entering/updating data in Raiser’s Edge, sending thank you letters and all donor communications
  • Help to secure new sponsors and re-engage existing sponsors for special events
  • Assist with in-house events including Holiday Gift Drive, Picnic and Holiday parties and volunteer recognition
  • Provide administrative support for all events including flyers, event programs, silent auction bid sheets, raffle tickets, place cards
  • Support volunteers both for events and in office
  • Greet all visitors and callers by phone and in person
  • Maintain accurate records, date, expenses and income for each event
  • Work as part of a team and attend meetings as requested by supervisor

Qualifications and Education Requirements

·        Bachelor’s degree preferred or 3 plus years’ in event/fund raising experience

  • Past experience working in a not-for-profit environment a plus
  • Positive, upbeat and energetic personality
  • Computer proficient with an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to perform/learn Raiser’s Edge database system
  • Physically able to lift 20 pounds during event set up and breakdown and work long hours
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service and professional skills along with Strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to drive both during the day and at night
  • Required to be flexible in work schedule, evenings and weekends availability a must

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Social Worker (bi-lingual) – JAFCO Children’s Ability Center

Full Time: 40-45 hours per week. Afternoon/Evenings and Weekend hours required.

This person will function as a team member in coordinating services for children and their families under the care and supervision of JAFCO Children’s Ability Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. The social worker will serve as the child and family’s primary advocate facilitating the best possible care and services available.

  • Provide comprehensive information and referral for services within the South Florida developmental disabilities community.
  • Provide counseling and case management services both in the office and in home.
    Maintain case documentation including bio-psychosocial assessment, case notes, treatment plans and other reports based upon Medicaid, CARF, county and state standards.
  • Facilitate support groups and parent education and behavior training seminars.
  • Advocate for client by coordinating all community and professional services and eliminating barriers to accessing treatment including transportation if needed.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, Licensed, and a minimum of 3 years direct experience and commitment to working with children who have a developmental disability and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Competent in Word and Excel

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Clinical Supervisor,  PA

This person will function as the Clinical Supervisor to the Clinical Social Workers who are coordinating services for children under the care and supervision of JAFCO’s family preservation, foster care, adoption programs.

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing daily supervision, case consultation, support and training to the clinical social worker/case manager(s) in the family preservation, foster care and adoption, supervised visitation and other programs in the NE office
  • Conducting all performance evaluations of clinical and administrative staff
  • Overseeing all clinical cases managed by the agency
  • Maintaining a personal case load as needed and providing clinical/case management services in home, in office and in the community
  • Performing and overseeing work assignments to ensure that service delivery is performed according to the organization’s mission, policies and procedures, and service philosophy
  • Responding immediately to all referrals and conduct intake assessments of all new cases
  • Providing emergency support to clergy and educational leaders as needed
  • Providing foster care and adoption pre-service and in-service training
  • Developing and maintaining supervision tracking systems for all clinical programs
  • Overseeing that all agency clinical client files meet administrative requirements, collecting and applying data to improve outcomes, ensuring that documentation is completed by clinical staff according to compliance standards and meeting the organization’s quality improvement and evaluation requirements
  • Providing oversight and review of clinical treatment planning on all cases
  • Training clinical staff on all relevant clinical interventions, child development and documentation protocol
  • Responsible for maintaining standards and documentation for all agency licenses and accreditation and verifying all outcome measures for agency contracts.



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, or other degree in a related field in which the emphasis has been on Behavioral Sciences.  Licensed Clinician by the Department of Professional Regulations.  The Clinical Supervisor shall also have a minimum of two years’ experience in an agency or equivalent experience which demonstrates expertise in the clinical and supervisory areas
  • A demonstrated ability to utilize oral and writing skills proficiency in the use of the English language including grammar, spelling, punctuation and composition.  The Clinical Supervisor will also be required to have an ability to implement effective and efficient individual and group supervision of staff.  The Supervisor will have working knowledge of human development and behavior, current therapeutic techniques (e.g., including individual, group and family counseling fields, behavioral analysis and intervention, systems analysis and intervention.)
  • A demonstrated ability to address interpersonal barriers and strengths in personnel, empowering those receiving supervision, offer criticism in a constructive manner and understand employment and labor laws
  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain credentialing to conduct individual supervision
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Must maintain Bodily Injury Liability insurance of $100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident on their personal automobile when driving clients or their families.
  • First Aid, CPR certification
  • Required to be flexible in work schedule, evenings and weekends availability a must

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Direct Care Staff

This person will provide a safe and structured environment as well as provide for the physical needs of the children receiving services from JAFCO.

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Maintain a safe and structured home environment
  • Coordinate children’s activity schedule in the home and at the Respite Center
  • Coordinate children’s transportation to extracurricular activities
  • Accompany children to all activities and assist other staff in engaging children in the activities
  • Supervise proper hygiene routines
  • Supervise medication distribution and document appropriately
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required


Physical Job Requirements:  Must be physically capable of driving an automobile in a safe manner.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, stoop, bend, kneel, stand/walk up to 4 hours, and be capable of continuous activity with children; must be able to perform housekeeping duties such as mopping and vacuuming large areas; must be physically able to participate in PCM training (Professional Crisis Management).


  • High School Diploma or Equivalency and 3 years work-related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Strong verbal and written command of the English Language
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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