Youth & Family Specialist

Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Behavioral Health/Social Work


You can change lives!  For more than 80 years, Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) has been serving children, adults, and families in need.  Through behavioral health, social services, and medical care, we provide quality services to people of all faiths to help resolve conflicts, cope with everyday living, and, ultimately, strengthen families.  Become a life changer!




The Youth and Family Specialist provides on-going care coordination services to clients and families out-of-office in the community up to 50% of the time.  This important role facilitates Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings and provides home or community-based therapeutic and supportive services as well as completing administrative tasks in accordance with agency procedures.  The Youth and Family Specialist performs in accordance with the Child and Family Team process and the Behavioral Health Service Plan in obtaining community support, identifying resources, and resolving barriers.  This is a collaborative position with the CFT, medical, treatment, and management team in implementing agency policies and procedures.



Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral health related field or any discipline with at least one year full-time direct behavioral health work experience


Associate’s Degree with at least 2 years full-time direct behavioral health work experience


High School Diploma with 4 years full-time direct behavioral health work experience. 



  • Spanish or Arabic Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to adjust to changing and shifting priorities and duties for the benefit of the program
  • Must be able to work a 40-hour flexible schedule including some nights and weekends
  • Behavioral health experience
  • Inpatient/Residential experience or Group Home/DDD/CPS in-home work experience required


JFCS offers an excellent benefits package that includes:


  • Medical, Prescription
  • Dental
  • Basic Life and AD&D
  • Long-term Disability
  • Short-term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Care Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Optional Term Life and AD&D
  • Long Term Care
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays



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