JFS Volunteers Mentor Students on a Trip to the Discovery Museum

JFS Activities Update: This Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as part of JFS’s Reducing Achievement Gaps program, JFS was proud to bring 31 third graders from Framingham’s Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to the Discovery Museum in Acton MA. The All-Stars, designated as the All-Stars, were excited when the bus arrived at 1:00 pm for their afterschool program, meaning they would be excused from their normal classes for the rest of the day. Continue reading

Posted in Reducing Achievement Gaps, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

ICYMI: Seize the Dream 2018


If you were unable to attend Seize the Dream 2018, you missed not only great food from 17 local restaurants, caterers, and organizations but also the telling of powerful stories from clients and volunteers. Continue reading

Posted in Family Assistance Network, Jewish Community, Reducing Achievement Gaps, Seize the Dream, Volunteer Opportunities, We are JFS!

JFS of Metrowest Annual Meeting

Thursday May 31, 2018, 7:00-8:30 PM

Framingham State University
McCarthy Student Center: In the Forum (downstairs)
100 State St, Framingham, MA 01702 Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Community, Upcoming Events, We are JFS!

Job Opening: Accounting Associate

Position: Accounting Associate
Reports to: Finance Director
Company: JFS of Metrowest
Location: Framingham, MA


Job Purpose:
Performs basic bookkeeping functions: data entry, balances and reconciles accounts, reviews, revises and prepares accounting information and reports according to established guidelines and procedures on a part time-basis with some flexibility.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 2 years work-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Basic non-profit accounting practices and procedures, Windows, QuickBooks or other business accounting software.
Invoicing procedures.
Basic accounts payable and/or accounts receivable practices and procedures.
Basic computer applications and computerized accounting systems.
Basic and routine mathematical calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentage, and statistics).
Cash handing policies and procedures.
Basic accounting knowledge of policies and procedures in a nonprofit environment preferable and knowledge of procedures involving travel, employment, and payroll.

Please email egrzela@jfsmw.org for the full job description.

Posted in Job Opportunities

JFS Elder Care- Discharge Planning for Elder Loved Ones


If you have an elder loved one, you already know how stressful it can be. The experts and social workers of  Allies in Aging JFS Elder Care Solutions are here to help! This edition of the Elder Care blog teaches about the difficulties you may face when discharging a relative or loved one from the hospital. It seems like an easy process, but certain aspects can be unexpected and problematic. In this article, elder expert Malka Young details steps that you can take to make the transition from hospital to home easier for both you and your family, and for the hospital, along with potential problems that you may face.

Click here to learn what you need about discharge planning,
BEFORE the stay in the hospital!

Posted in Elder Care Management, Elder Services, Healthy Aging, We are JFS!

Join Our Team of Patient Navigators – Next Training: June 26, 2018

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Download the Flyer (PDF)


For more information, call 508-875-3100 x 110 or
email patientnav@jfsmw.org today!

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Attend a Lunch and Learn June 5 in Framingham

HA L&L 6518

Click and Register Today!

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