jobs & Internships
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester Youth Engagement Program Director
The Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester is seeking an enthusiastic, independent, self-starter, who is a creative problem solver to partner in implementing a new program for teens in Rochester NY.
Resumes may be sent to Judy Abelman, Chief Planning & Programming Officer, Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, at email@example.com
Camp JCC Summer 2020 Internships
Camp JCC is looking for staff to be lead counselors, specialists, or inclusion facilitators at their two locations, Anisfield Day Camp in Burton, Ohio and Performing Arts Camp located in Beachwood. For more information contact Lauren Henkin at LHenkin@mandeljcc.org
Amir Summer 2019 Internships
Amir, a Jewish-founded organization that helps summer camps run community garden and farm programs at their camps, is looking for Jewish college students and recent graduates from a diverse range of backgrounds to fill their positions for the summer 2019 session.
Amir is recruiting for two summer positions: Amir Farmer and Amir Farm Manager. Farmers are placed at one of their partner summer camps and they work at that camp for the summer, running a farm and an education program centered around Jewish values and thought for the campers.
B'nai Jeshurun Congregation Youth Director
B’nai Jeshurun Congregation in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking an innovative and energetic Youth Director to excite youth and lead their program into the future! The Director will create meaningful and inspiring experiences and provide leadership and personal growth opportunities to elementary through high school students (Jr. Kadima, Kadima & USY).
• Passion for teen engagement
• Experience working with children and teens in a camp, synagogue, or educational setting
• Passion for engagement in synagogue and Jewish life; models Jewish living
• Understanding of Jewish rituals, customs, holidays and congregational relationships
• Proven leadership skills and ability to serve as a role model and mentor for youth
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• College degree preferred
- Youth Group Management:
Works with youth and teens (Jr. Kadima, Kadima & USY) on planning & implementing programming, outreach to other teens, helping strengthen teens’ connection to Judaism, etc.
Serves as a mentor for teens; creates & implements leadership development opportunities
Works with & oversees USY board including monthly meetings and one-on-one conversations
Manages the youth budget and finances; tracks membership/participation for each program.
Plans calendar of activities for youth groups (3rd-12th Grade), implementing all programs
Plans youth & teen holiday programs including Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur, in partnership with clergy and Youth & Learning Center team
Builds and develops relationships with youth, parents, clergy and youth commission to ensure buy in, support and participation
Coordinates marketing and publicity needs including social media/flyers/posters
- External Relations:
Teaches one class in the B’nai Jeshurun Youth & Learning Center
Works together with staff and lay leaders on joint programs as they arise
Active engagement in synagogue life
This is a full-time position which will require some travel, including 5-6 weekends away (included in work hours). At times during the year, this position may require greater than 40 hours per week; while at others, the workload may be slightly lighter. Position includes full synagogue benefits package.
Program Specialist, Jewish Life and Culture and Day Camping Services
The Mandel JCC, a nonprofit community center in Beachwood, has an outstanding opportunity for a
Program Specialist in the Jewish Life and Culture department. Working under the direction of the
Director of Jewish Life and Culture, the Program Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing
exciting and dynamic Jewish-based programs and events for families of school-aged children through
strategic community partnerships. This position works with a wide variety of Mandel JCC departments
and programs to promote a better understanding of Jewish and Israel customs, culture, traditions and
holidays both within and outside The J. This is a full-time position dividing time between the
departments of Jewish Life and Culture and Day Camping Services. Position requires one monthly
Sunday, some evening and/or additional weekend responsibilities. Typical duties include, but are not
Engages Mandel JCC members and the community with Jewish-themed programs and events
Assists with the development and implementation of new outreach and education based
programs for families with school aged children
Assists with and/or leads staff development programs that explore and explain Jewish and Israel
customs, culture and holiday
Manages and enhances existing Jewish Life and Culture programs
Works with organizations in the Jewish community and develops new nonprofit and corporate
partnerships to maximize the effectiveness of Mandel JCC programming
Serves as a member of the Day Camps leadership team to enhance and maintain the Jewish
programming at Anisfield and Performing Arts Camp both during the academic year and in the
summer. Plans and implements new initiatives that enhance the Jewish experience for
campers. Summers will primarily be spent onsite at camp locations in Beachwood and Burton.
Assists with Cleveland Jewish FilmFest and Cleveland Jewish Book Festival and other arts and
culture events, as needed
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree and two to three years of Jewish education or
informal Jewish education experience, or an equivalent of training and experience. A strong knowledge
of Jewish and Israeli culture, heritage, and traditions, excellent verbal and written communication skills, familiarity with the Cleveland Jewish community and a high degree of organization are also required.
Enjoy a great benefit package including, base plus commission, vacation, and free gym membership.
Will consider college graduate with the right background and motivation.
Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org