POSITION: Director, Caring for Jews in Need
DEPARTMENT: Caring for Jews In Need
SALARY: Grade 17 Classification Range: $74,704 to $110,365


Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Caring for Jews in Need, provides strategic direction and operational management in the Caring for Jews in Need strategic initiative on Federation priorities in Los Angeles, Israel and around the world.


  • Provide strategic direction to CJIN Initiative, including CJIN Committee and partnership process.
  • Communicate and work with Federation social service partners and industry expert social service providers within the Jewish and non-Jewish space to identify and develop new innovative approaches to care for the most vulnerable Jews in Los Angeles, in Israel and overseas.
  • Provide strategic direction to CJIN initiative, including CJIN partnership process, surrounding safety-net services, specifically self-sufficiency and vulnerable older adult populations.
  • Lead the development and implementation of program impact and evaluation efforts, including staffing a CJIN lay task force dedicated to evaluation and working with contracted evaluation experts, regarding CJIN’s investments in its anit-poverty and older adult programmatic work.
  • Collaborate, convene and work closely with social service partners and industry experts in the self-sufficiency and vulnerable older adult populations locally, in Israel and overseas.
  • Staff subcommittees, working groups and task forces related to self-sufficiency and vulnerable older adult populations, including the Ezra Network, Max Factor Family Foundation Financial Assistance Network, critical supports for Holocaust survivors and vulnerable older adults, as well as food and housing insecurity.
  • Convene organizational partners with industry expert stakeholders to advance CJIN’s mission to care for individuals with living at or below the poverty line and older adults.
  • Identify trends, best practice and conducts research on social service needs especially as they pertain to government policies and funding.
  • Works with campaign, communication, and other strategic initiative colleagues to ensure relevant and timely information is reported to donors and shared with the community.


Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.


  • Master’s degree in the field of Public Administration, Social Work, or related area preferred; grants management/development; minimum 7-10 years experience in community organization.
  • Experience and interest caring communities and social service practices.
  • Understanding of the structure of the Jewish community, its religious components, culture and history preferred; appreciation for an increasingly diverse LA Jewish community.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills required.
  • A hybrid work model will be implemented for certain positions during transition back to worksite(s). This position must report to worksite on non-remote workdays, as determined by the Federation. Once the transition is complete, this position will be expected to perform work on site.
  • All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the subject line.

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If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.