Employment & Career Development

Earning a living wage, securing stable employment and career development to pursue professional goals are critical to self-sufficiency and self- esteem. Gulf Coast JFCS delivers coaching, training and job skills development through a number of programs, helping individuals attain financial independence, care for their families and self-confidence.

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“I would like to thank NCPEP for everything done for me and my family. I would like first to take the time out to say thank you so much for pushing me further along in life and showing me that my life matters as a father.” — Cortez

Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program

Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program assists unemployed or underemployed noncustodial parents in establishing a pattern of regular child support payments by obtaining and maintaining unsubsidized, competitive employment.  More than 20,070 unduplicated clients impacting 52,182 children have been assisted since program inception in 1996.  The program serves Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, and Miami-Dade Counties.

Contact Information

Hernando County

16336 Cortez Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34601
Tel: 727.608.2494

Hillsborough County
9215 North Florida Avenue
Suite 109
Tampa, FL 33612
Tel:  813.930.7663

Pinellas County
3420 8th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Tel:  727.608.2494

Pasco County
4440 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL 34652
Tel: 727.484.3432

Miami – Dade County
7900 NW 27th Ave. Suite #K01C,
Miami Fl 33147 (next to Presidente)
Tel:  786.336.1107

Hernando County

Hillsborough County

Pasco County

Pinellas County

Miami - Dade County

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Refugee Career Pathways Program

Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) Program helps refugees achieve self-sufficiency by obtaining the means to secure professional or skilled employment drawing upon previously acquired knowledge, skills, and experience.

Under the Refugee Career Pathways Program, the primary focus is to assist refugees in learning about career pathways and developing individualized plans to gain employment and advance within their chosen career field.

RCP coaches assist clients by providing mentoring, training and technical assistance, financial assistance related to obtaining credentials and certifications, and job placement.

To qualify, you must have lived in the U.S. for less than 5 years, currently live in Hillsborough, Pasco, or Pinellas counties, speak English, and be either a Refugee, an Asylee, a Cuban/Haitian entrant or a Foreign Victim of Human Trafficking.

Contact Information

7901 4th Street N,
Suite #315
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
P: 727.386.0264


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Refugee Micro-Enterprise Development

Refugee Micro-Enterprise Development promotes refugee women’s entrepreneurship and normalizes business ownership. This program benefits women who have owned or currently own micro-businesses, as well as those with little to no entrepreneurial or business experience, supporting them in navigating regulations and expanding on the skills that are critical to establishing and growing fiscally sound businesses in the U.S.

Contact Information

14041 Icot Blvd.
Clearwater, FL 33760
P: 727.479.1858

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Group Photo of GCJFCS employees

TampaBay-Job-Links, a program of Gulf Coast JFCS, provides individuals with career guidance and job-search coaching, and provides area employers with qualified pre-screened candidates.

Our career strategists work one-on-one and in small groups with a diverse population of job seekers, assisting them through their career transition.

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Jobs Available at Gulf Coast JCFS

Since 1960, Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services has been providing essential services to our community’s most needy and vulnerable populations. Beginning with one social worker and a secretary in a small office, Gulf Coast JFCS now employs more than 500 people agency-wide. Agency services touch almost every arena of social services, supporting Floridians across more than 40 counties where staff provides a wide range of family support and counseling services.

Open Positions