Vice President Community Services & Business Development

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Jewish Senior Services | Bridgeport, CT

Permanent Position

SUMMARY

Jewish Senior Services, Inc. (JSS) is a highly-respected, nationally-recognized, non-profit senior care and aging services organization serving the well and frail elderly of Fairfield County, CT. JSS is among the premier providers of care for the elderly in the region and is most often the first choice resource for families and healthcare professionals. Since its opening in 1973, JSS has provided unparalleled care to older adults through a wide range of geriatric care and aging services. The $57 million organization employs 900, has an $11 million endowment, and has remained union-free since its inception. For more information see www.JSeniors.org.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Consistent with Jewish values and traditions, the mission of The Jewish Senior Services is to assure Jewish seniors the health care, housing and geriatric services required to achieve the highest possible quality of life reasonably attainable for them.   The vision of Jewish Senior Services is to be a premier senior living and community-based service provider and the first-choice resource recommended by professionals to seniors and their families.  JSS is in strong financial condition and has grown steadily over the years simply through word-of-mouth and its excellent reputation. Today JSS is comprised of:

  • A 294-bed skilled nursing home (the only “Household” model in Connecticut)
  • A 32-unit assisted living residence
  • Post-Acute Rehabilitation Services (outpatient therapies)
  • Senior Choice at Home (a “CCRC at Home” program)
  • Adult Day Care (Grasmere Park)
  • Non-Medical Home Care (“Compassionate Care Companions”)
  • Medical Home Care (Roy and Aline Friedman Home Care Agency)
  • Hospice Services (Chaifetz Family Hospice)
  • The Institute on Aging (Geriatric Assessment, Case Management, Physician Services)
  • Child Development Center
  • The Center for Elder Abuse Prevention (the 2nd of its kind in the United States)
  • The Work Center (a sheltered workshop), respite care and outreach services, a resident computer lab, physician and nursing teaching and training programs, and an active volunteer corps
  JSS operates on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Campus – a truly integrated inter-generational campus that opened in 2016.  To advance its work in the community JSS is supported by its Women’s Auxiliary and Men’s Club.   JSS is one of the most well-established, best known senior care and aging services organizations in the Northeast.  JSS is the only Jewish-sponsored agency in Fairfield County and functions according to traditional Jewish rituals and precepts.  The nursing home’s Synagogue serves the needs of several congregations in the community.  In addition to serving Jewish residents and clients, individuals from other faith traditions are among residents and clients served at JSS.

Vice President Community Services & Business Development

For More Information

For additional questions please contact Nancy Mundel (Nancy.Mundel@ZurickDavis.com) or Jeff Zegas (JeffZegas@ZurickDavis.com) at 781.938.1975. All contact with our office will remain confidential.  

Apply Now

We welcome nominations and referrals of prospective candidates. Interested parties, please send resume and cover letter to JSSVPCommunityBD2265@ZurickDavis.com.

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