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Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans is pleased to announce it has hired a new Executive Director, Roselle M. Ungar, CFRE. Ungar brings more than three decades of experience to the social service agency whose mission is dedicated to preserving, strengthening and enhancing the well-being and self sufficiency of individuals and families.

A native of New Orleans, Mrs. Ungar is a highly accomplished non-profit professional with an extensive background in development, management, leadership training, community outreach, donor relations and event planning. Her most recent positions include Owner and Consultant for Strategic Nonprofit Consulting, LLC since 2013, and Director of Community and Philanthropic Affairs for Crescent Bank and Trust for the preceding 6 years. Learn more about Roselle here.

The Board of Directors of Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta announced that Gary Miller, Chief Executive Officer of JF&CS for 24 years, will step into a strategic advisory role effective July 1, 2015. 

Rich Aranson, who has served as the Chief Operating Officer for the past eleven years, will assume the role of CEO on July 1, 2015.

Gary's  vision and leadership has resulted in the transformation of this organization demonstrated by tremendous growth in service capacity and delivery, resource development and talent management. The organization is recognized as a leading national model in the human service arena. Read the entire announcement here. Click here to read a message from Gary.

Growing up in this day and age is not easy.  As a pre-teen, there are growing pressures at school to be the best student, to fit in amongst peer groups, to please parents, to be involved in the community, and to put your best foot forward at all times.  It seems that as they prepare to leave high school, the stressors only continue to mount and can be difficult to navigate. Our young people are constantly striving to find balance and harmony as they embark into their pre-teen schooling and young adult work lives.

Samost Jewish Family & Children's Services in Cherry Hill is providing some curriculum this February that may help ease the stress and help local youth find a clear path through it all, by offering two new groups:  "This is Me" for pre-teen girls, and "This is My Life", a group for young adults in transition ages 18-25. Continue reading here.