Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
Strengthening Lives, Building Community.
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.
Our programs include: Adoption, Homecare, Geriatric Care Management, Jewish Family Network, Lucy and Joe's Food Pantry, Jewish Family Assistance Network, Kesher 13, Citizenship & Resettlement, Friendly Visitors, Reducing Achievement Gaps, Healthy Partners, Patient Navigator, Guardianship, and more.
- Opportunity & Success in Childhood
- Sufficiency, Independence & Dignity Throughout the Lifecycle
- Connections & Engagement Throughout the Community
Our programs rely greatly on dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, visit our website and click on the link to Volunteer with JFS.
Many thanks to all who attended and supported the JFS Build-a-Backpack events at the Wellesley Free Library and Framingham Public Library!
Over two days, 160 attendees filled backpacks with school supplies, giving 200 disadvantaged students the tools they need to start the year off right - SUCCESS!
As one mom who comes every year said, "this is the highlight of our ...Read More
Date: August 10, 2015
Job Title: Case Manager in JFS Family Assistance
JFS is a Framingham, Massachusetts based non-profit agency that provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. JFS is a multi-cultural, multi-linguistic organization with deep roots in both the Jewish and general community.
Please see end of this posting for more agency information, and please visit www.jfsmw.orgRead More
Date: August 5, 2015
Job Title: Director of Finance/Controller
JFS is a Framingham, Massachusetts based non-profit agency, founded in 1979, that provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need.
For more information, please see the agency information section at end of this announcement and also visit www.jfsmw.org
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Finance Dir...
If you or someone you know are awaiting or have recently received Asylum approval, JFS of Metrowest can help!
Did you know that JFS of Metrowest offers free resettlement assistance to anyone that has received asylum?
Since 1979, JFS has been providing services for refugees and asylees to access benefits and achieve self-sufficiency.
Our free services include:
- Resettlement Cash Assistance
- Health/Medical Assistance
- Employment services
- Housing/furniture referrals
- Food pantry referrals
- Food stamp assistance
- Referrals to social security to receive SSN
If you have been granted...Read More
Jeanine Harushingingo has been interning at JFS of Metrowest for the past 10 months and was recently honored at the Volunteer Appreciation Event in late-June. Jeanine grew up in a refugee camp in Tanzania but resettled in Worcester, MA in July of 2007. After completing her degree in Biology and French from Assumption College, she enrolled in the Americorps Internship Program, which placed her at JFS of Metrowest.
During her time at JFS of Metrowest, Jeanine has h...Read More
Every week, residents of Framingham Housing Authority’s (FHA) Rose Kennedy Apartments for Seniors gather together to learn English, focusing on health literacy, as part of the JFS Healthy Partners Health and Wellness programs. JFS has been partnering with FHA since 2005. At home, these students speak Spanish, Chinese and Hindi. At the community room, they speak English with one another.
JFS of Metrowest Receives Grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to Support New Work Force Development Initiative
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JFS of Metrowest Receives Grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation
to Support New Work Force Development Initiative
Framingham, MA – July 1, 2015 – Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) today announced that Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded JFS, in partnership with the Employment & Training Resource Center, a new two year Work Force Development grant, Ready for Success: A Mid-Late Career Re-entry Program. This funding wil...Read More