Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

April 12, 2018

Life Enrichment Specialist/Mental Health Counselor

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul is seeking a full-time Life Enrichment Specialist to deliver face-to-face mental health interventions to home-bound older adults who are experiencing depression.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (LICSW preferred) or in another counseling-related discipline.

Recommended qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with older adults
  • Experience with mental health issues impacting older adults and/or dementia preferred.
  • An interest in and/or experience with the utilization of the creative arts to address older adult depression and quality of life issues is a plus.
  • Must have a car and be comfortable working in client’s homes.
  • Ability to attend to detail
  • Excellent communication skills. This position will include community outreach/speaking to groups and potential referral sources.

JFS provides a flexible work environment with a commitment to professional growth and offers opportunities to develop and grow innovative programming. To learn more about JFS visit www.jfssp.org.  Please submit resume and cover letter to crosenthal@jfssp.org.