Jobs in the Jewish Community

As a service to our alumni and the general public, we list job openings submitted to the Hornstein Program by Jewish communal organizations and schools worldwide.

This listing is updated as job posts are received. 

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Current Openings

April 6, 2021

Brandeis University seeks a Director of Advising and Fieldwork for its Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program.  The Hornstein Director of Advising and Fieldwork will hold an outside the tenure structure faculty appointment at the rank of Lecturer.  This is a 9-month, full-time appointment plus additional summer responsibilities (with stipend) beginning in the summer of 2021.

April 16, 2021

About New Jersey Y Camps
New Jersey Y Camps (NJY) is comprised of seven Jewish camps which serve the entire Jewish community including special needs children and senior adults. We continually seek to help each camper develop and grow new skills, greater self-confidence, a strong Jewish identity, and commitment to our heritage that will help shape the course of their lives. It is deeply gratifying to see our campers, each summer, leave camp as better human beings and with an enhanced Jewish identity and commitment. NJY Camps serves more than 5,000 campers, over 1100 summer staff, over 2200 acres of land, and an operating budget of over $17.5M. In 2018, NJY Camps raised $1M. For more information about NJY, go to https://njycamps.org/.

About the Position
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he Director of Development will lead, plan and direct all of NJY’s fundraising: the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events, scholarship, and capital campaigns. The Director of Development will play an important, visible role for NJY and will work in close partnership with NJY’s CEO, Senior Leadership, and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. The Director will be responsible for the development of key donor relationships and the implementation of individual donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies to secure NJY’s financial sustainability.

Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

April 13, 2021

About TBE Wellesley
Over the past 12 years, the youth learning staff/faculty at Temple Beth Elohim have crafted powerful new models of Jewish learning and it is our hope to find a partner to help build on these successes. All activities are geared toward helping students feel a sense of belonging as they develop their identities as members of the Jewish community.

About the Position
The Director of 4-7 Learning Programs is responsible for envisioning, designing, implementing, and supervising our learning programs for children in Grades 4-7 and their families. The Director serves as a member of our learning team and works in partnership and collaboration with other TBE staff, clergy, and volunteers to develop and implement curricula, including classroom and milestone experiences, as well as informal and service learning, and Shabbatonim. The director will also partner with TBE’s Young Family Director, Hebrew and Virtual learning coordinator, and coordinator of Learning Support to ensure integration of learning experiences and provision of support for students and families. One particular area of focus for this position is working closely with our Cantor in developing and co-leading family B’Mitzvah programs. While effective program administration is an important aspect of this position, the ability to nurture and sustain strong, caring relationships with co-workers, faculty, parents, and students is essential to the role of this educational leader. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

April 13, 2021

About Talmud Torah of St Paul
Talmud Torah of St. Paul has been the central address for Jewish education in St. Paul since 1956. Our mission is to create life-long learners, passionate about Jewish tradition, committed to the Jewish community, and devoted to the well-being of all people. We are deeply committed to nurturing in students of all ages a life-long love of learning, pride in their Jewish identity, belief in themselves, and an understanding of their responsibility as citizens of the world. Within an accepting and egalitarian environment, we encourage each student to grow, guided by a strong sense of Jewish values and traditions.

About the Position
The executive director will provide both leadership and management for the Talmud Torah of Saint Paul (TTSP), which is the hub of communal Jewish education in our community. TTSP is comprised of a day school (The Newman School), an afternoon school for elementary and high school students, and adult education. Management includes overseeing finance, human resources, facilities, IT, and contracts. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

April 9, 2021

About Camp Interlaken JCC
Since 1966, the Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC have provided a haven for children and staff in the magnificent Eagle River, Wisconsin, North woods. Camp fosters enduring relationships and love of community while promoting individual growth, learning, and fun. Camp Interlaken JCC is a residential summer camp in Eagle River Wisconsin. 

About the Position
Interlaken is seeking a Jewish Education Director to oversee the development and implementation of a Judaic curriculum at camp. The position will plan Jewish programming and develop content for evening programs, special events, and Shabbat and Holiday services. This position is part of the Camp Leadership Team and shares other camp responsibilities. Campers look to the Jewish Education Director as a role model and teacher. Camp's balanced program allows each camper to develop their skills and build self-esteem within a safe, fun, and caring environment. 
Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

April 9, 2021

About KSU Hillel
Kennesaw State University is one of the largest campuses, with more than 41,000 enrolled students, in the Georgia State University System.  The KSU Main Campus is located 30 miles north of downtown Atlanta.  KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.  The University’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletic program draw students from throughout the region, the United States, and countries around the world. KSU Hillel serves as the “center” of Jewish life on campus and is committed to creating vibrant and dynamic Jewish life on campus for the 500+ identifiable Jewish students.  Given current student enrollment figures and future projections, we estimate that the Jewish student community at KSU will grow to 1,000+ in a few short years.

About the Position
Hillels of Georgia seeks a visionary, dynamic and strategic leader with proven organizational skills to lead our Hillel at Kennesaw State University.  Are you passionate about and committed to vibrant Jewish life? Do you want to create an expansive program of Jewish learning, celebration, community service, Israel, and networking to serve KSU’s growing Jewish student body and campus community?  Are you ready to engage and empower Hillel students and provide them with leadership development opportunities to help drive and develop exciting Jewish activities and programming on campus?  Are you committed to diversity, pluralism, inclusion, and audacious hospitality in welcoming people into our Hillel community? Do you want to cultivate relationships with students, families, alumni, community leadership and stakeholders, University administration officials? Are you prepared to manage the administrative, operations, programming, and fundraising operations for our growing Hillel at KSU?  And do you want to have the time of your life providing excellent professional leadership to one of the fastest-growing Hillels in Georgia?  Then Kennesaw State Hillel is for you. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

 

 

April 9, 2021

About UGA Hillel
The University of Georgia is one of the largest campuses in the Georgia State University System with more than 38,000 enrolled students. UGA is located in Athens, Georgia approximately 60 miles from Atlanta. UGA offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs. The University’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and SEC Division I athletic program draw students from throughout the region, the United States, and from hundreds of countries around the world. UGA Hillel serves as the “center” of Jewish life on campus and is committed to creating vibrant and dynamic Jewish life for the hundreds of Jewish students. Given current student enrollment figures and future projections, we estimate that the Jewish student community will grow to 1,000+ in a few short years which is why a brand-new Hillel Center is being constructed to serve the Jewish student community on campus.  The new Hillel Center is directly across the street from the freshman housing quad and less than ¼ from Sanford Stadium, home to the Georgia Bulldogs. Go Dawgs! The Athens community offers an exciting array of recreational, arts, and cultural activities, in addition to those at UGA, as well as a diverse food scene.


About the Position
Hillels of Georgia seeks a visionary, dynamic and strategic leader with proven organizational skills to lead Hillel at the University of Georgia. At Hillels of Georgia, our Campus Directors are passionate about and committed to building vibrant Jewish life on campus. Do you want to create an expansive program of Jewish learning, celebration, community service, Israel, and networking to serve UGA’s growing Jewish student community? Are you ready to engage and empower students to help drive and develop innovative initiatives on campus? Are you committed to diversity, pluralism, inclusion, and audacious hospitality? Do you want to cultivate relationships with students, families, alumni, community stakeholders, and University partners in support of Hillel’s mission? Are you prepared to manage operations, programming, and fundraising for the growth of Hillel at UGA? Do you want to have the time of your life providing excellent professional leadership to one of the fastest-growing Hillels in Georgia? Then the University of Georgia Hillel is for you. 
Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

 

March 23, 2021

About The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC)
The mission of the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center is to educate the people of Alabama about the history and lessons of the Holocaust in order to create a more just and compassionate world that recognizes the dignity, potential, and humanity of every individual. Learn more at https://bhecinfo.org

About the Position
The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is a key management leader with overall operational responsibility for overseeing the strategic planning, programming, revenue development, and day-to-day administration of the organization. The ideal candidate will require experience in the following (see full job description) areas, including a strong track record in fundraising and resource development, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

Contact Abraham Schuster, Chair of Search Committee at abrahamschuster@gmail.com for Job Description and Qualifications

March 16, 2021

About Congregation Nahalat Shalom
Congregation Nahalat Shalom (Albuquerque, NM ) is one of the country’s oldest and most stable Jewish Renewal communities.  Nahalat Shalom has 150+ members, owns its own building in the beautiful Albuquerque North Valley.  The congregation is seeking an Executive Director with Jewish communal and nonprofit experience.  Nahalat Shalom is led by an active Board of Directors (“Va’ad”) with a part-time Cantor (who has been with us for 25+ years) and a team of a dozen clergy and lay leaders who lead classes, Shabbat and holiday services and officiate at lifecycle events. There are ~25 children in our Cheder (Religious School) led by a talented, part-time Director of Education and a small team of teachers.  Nahalat Shalom is also known for its arts focus with a congregational klezmer band and annual Klezmerquerque Festival and an on-site gallery space and a large number of member artists; as well as a strong member-led emphasis on social justice activism and a historic Sephardic community that reaches out to the New Mexico crypto-Jewish world and hosts an annual festival each year.  Please visit us online to learn more about our community at www.nahalatshalom.org

About the Position
The Executive Director serves as a representative to the community, and aids in calendar/planning, communication, finances, HR, membership, and facilities. The position is half-time, $25,000 or more depending upon experience. The position also includes health insurance, paid time off, and the opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and growing community in one of the most beautiful locations in the country.   Interviews will be held by zoom between April 1 and April 10, 2021.  Our hope is to welcome our new Executive Director as soon as possible. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter, resume, and 2-3 minute video introducing themselves to Chuck Buxbaum chuckbux@gmail.com before March 31, 2021. 

March 15, 2021

About Temple Isaiah
Temple Isaiah, a thriving Reform congregation in Lexington, Massachusetts, seeks a Director of Philanthropy. With more than 800 households from Lexington and nearby communities, Temple Isaiah is an innovative, relationship-centered congregation. We offer a broad range of spiritual, educational, social, and social justice experiences to engage people of every age, stage, and background. We are a community of intellectually curious, justice-driven, and open-hearted seekers, coming together to grow, to learn, to connect, and to make our world a better place.

About the Position
The Director of Philanthropy will plan, manage, and lead the execution of the synagogue’s fundraising
and philanthropic activities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Philanthropy will work closely with staff (Executive Director, Director of Engagement, clergy, and administrative team) and lay leadership (Vice President of Philanthropy, Philanthropy Committee, and Board of Trustees) to secure financial support through a combination of direct solicitation of congregant gifts, annual fund, and focused campaigns. The selected candidate will understand the importance of focusing on congregants and helping to foster a sense of the synagogue as a meaningful part of each congregant’s life, developing meaningful relationships with congregants, enhancing congregant engagement, and the overall congregant experience. The Director of Philanthropy will plan, manage, and lead the execution of the synagogue’s fundraising and philanthropic activities. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to philanthropysearch@templeisaiah.net 

 

March 9, 2021

About The Jewish Agency (JEA) for The Lil Goldman Early Learning Center
The Jewish Education Agency (JEA) of Fort Worth, Texas seeks a warm, energetic, hands-on Director of Lil Goldman Early Learning Center. Lil Goldman is a year-round school, summer day camp, and daycare program that currently serves 63+ students ranging in age from newborn to pre-kindergarten. Founded in 1954, Lil Goldman is a fixture in the Fort Worth Jewish community and beyond. It provides a loving academic and exploratory preschool environment, led by many long-term teachers and staff. Lil Goldman is devoted to fostering academic excellence, love of learning, the transmission of Jewish values, and the affirmation of each individual’s worth through developmentally appropriate play. Although a Jewish school, Lil Goldman is and always has been, open to children of all faith traditions.
Lil Goldman is located in Fort Worth Texas. Fort Worth, with over 900,000 residents, is the 13th largest city in the United States, and it has rich cultural endowments, including world-class museums and performing arts facilities. The city is part of the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, a diverse community of 7.2 million people that are served by DFW International Airport.

About the Position
The Director of Lil Goldman reports to the Board of Directors of the Jewish Education Agency of Fort Worth (the JEA) and has programming, operating, marketing, and accreditation oversight responsibilities. The Director is expected to attend monthly JEA Board meetings as well as JEA Board committee meetings.

The responsibilities and duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

Programming:
1) Oversee implementation of the curriculum/programming for the Lil Goldman Early Learning Center and the After School Program, and summer programming.
• Maintain aligned curriculum with the objectives of the school
• Utilize the staff’s strengths and input toward improving the school and program goals
• Integrate Jewish rituals, culture, and learning opportunities for both children and families using best practices in secular and Judaic education
2) Lead, manage, and develop the staff (which currently includes 18 teachers, aids, and other employees).
3) Oversee classroom operations
• Direct staff toward meeting appropriate expectations as they relate to school
goals (including age level expectations, etc.)
• Review lesson plans
• Serving as the ultimate authority on academic and behavioral issues relating to individual children
4) Represent Lil Goldman by being available to students, families, staff, and the broader community.

Operating:
1) Serve as the general administrator and facilitator
• Partner effectively with Congregation Ahavath Sholom to provide an environment that facilitates the efficient operation of the school’s facilities and services
• Recruit, hire and retain appropriate staff
• Work with the JEA Board to periodically review and update the JEA
Personnel Manual, the Teachers’ Handbook, and the Student and Parent Handbook
2) Oversee General Finances
• Oversee business office management and collection of tuition/fees, including proper billing/coding of accounts
• Help develop budgets, projections, and conduct financial analyses
• Be a careful and conscientious manager of Lil Goldman’s finances
• Apply for annual allocations and grants from agencies including the Jewish Federation to support programs and innovations in instruction
3) Oversee Safety
• Develop and enforce childcare safety guidelines in accordance with best practice and state and federal law
• Maintain fire safety guidelines
• Oversee health and immunization records for students and staff

Marketing:
1. Recruit students through facility tours and other community outreach
2. Participate in community relation activities, including attending appropriate meetings for professional educators and directors as well as Jewish community events
3. Initiate, facilitate, and deliver school awareness campaigns, such as open houses, picnics, Pre-kindergarten graduation, etc.

Accreditation Oversight:
1. Work with SACS to maintain our accreditation for the pre-kindergarten.
2. Focus on educational and organizational assessments and plans

Qualifications
▪ Bachelor’s degree, preferred concentration in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and/or Jewish Studies
▪ At least five years’ experience in teaching preschool and supervising schools (including at least two years of supervisory experience)
▪ Experience working in Jewish education
▪ Proficient in technology including email, smartphone applications, and Microsoft Word.

Preferred qualifications
▪ Successful grant writing experience
▪ Experience guiding a school through accreditation
▪ Masters’ degree in fields including Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and
Instruction, or Jewish Studies

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to lilgoldmansearch2021@gmail.com

February 26, 2021

About Third Plateau
Third Plateau is a multi-disciplinary social impact strategy firm with an aim to create a world with abundant and equitable opportunity for all. We partner with people and organizations with game-changing ideas to improve the world, and we help them maximize their impact. Third Plateau was founded in 2011 and is a dynamic and growing firm. We currently have 22 team members and are currently hiring for multiple positions; we anticipate being a team of 27 by midyear. We have offices in Sacramento and the Bay Area.

About the Position
Third Plateau, a social impact strategy firm, is growing! We are looking for a self-directed professional to serve as a Director on our Strategy Team. The position will primarily focus on overseeing and managing project workflow for nonprofit, foundation, government, and private sector clients – serving as the primary point person on client communications and ensuring on-time and high-quality deliverables that are poised to help our clients drive social change. Roughly 50% of this Director’s work will focus in the Jewish community (Jewish community nonprofits, Jewish institutions, Jewish-focused foundations, etc.), and 50% will go to supporting our general social sector clients, which hail from a wide range of issue areas and communities. The role will report to a Third Plateau Vice President or Senior Director. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply, please submit your application using the following form: https://airtable.com/shr7fDTkmjjQJ6LDS

February 26, 2021

About Third Plateau
Third Plateau is a multi-disciplinary social impact strategy firm with an aim to create a world with abundant and equitable opportunity for all. We partner with people and organizations with game-changing ideas to improve the world, and we help them maximize their impact. Third Plateau was founded in 2011 and is a dynamic and growing firm. We currently have 22 team members and are currently hiring for multiple positions; we anticipate being a team of 27 by midyear. We have offices in Sacramento and the Bay Area.

About the Position
Third Plateau a growing multi-disciplinary social impact firm is looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial social sector professional to serve as a Vice President to primarily serve our expanding and national base of clients in the Jewish communal world. This hire will join our Leadership Team to help steward and grow our firm, our client portfolio, and our impact. In addition to firmwide leadership responsibilities, the VP will lead client engagements, manage a small-but-growing team within the firm, oversee project workflow and quality, drive business development, and ensure deliverables are on-time, high-quality, and poised to help our clients drive meaningful social impact. Top candidates will have experience in project and staff management, be able to represent the Third Plateau brand to a wide range of clients, possess a deep understanding of the social sector and Jewish community, serve as a strong leader of diverse teams, and be able to think expansively about what our clients need and how Third Plateau can continue to grow to serve them. This position reports to one of the firm’s Principals and will have 1-4 direct reports. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply, please submit your application using the following form:
https://airtable.com/shrrFyZLeq0m24HjQ

Special Assistant to the President, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, West Hartford, CT

February 26, 2021

About the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
When care is needed. When action is called for. When the community, national and international resources need to be mobilized. When connections to our culture and heritage require strengthening. That’s when you’ll find the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford out front leading the way forward and working tirelessly behind the scenes. We leave no member of our community behind, whether in Greater Hartford, in Israel, or around the world. And we do it through a powerful combination of advocacy, education, passion, and financial resources - for Jewish values, for the rich future of our children, and for basic human rights and dignity. We are the only organization in the Greater Hartford area that touches every aspect of Jewish life, from providing Jewish education and experiences to protecting the well-being and cultivating tomorrow’s leaders, here and internationally. Whether nurturing our children, protecting and invigorating our communities, or building for the future, Federation is here for the Jewish people.
About the Position
The Special Assistant supports the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) through a combination of project management and high-level administrative and relationship support functions. This position works closely with the CEO and COO to accomplish numerous exciting and impactful initiatives while facilitating effective relations with our Board of Directors, committee members, donor community, staff, and other key stakeholders. The Special Assistant reports to the CEO. 
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Prepares and manages documents; composes internal and external correspondence
  • Manages time and calendars: schedules appointments and meetings for the CEO and COO using Doodle, Microsoft Outlook, and Zoom; manages Federation’s internal master calendar
  • Receives, screens, and prioritizes communications for the CEO and COO including incoming mail, telephone calls, and email messages
  • Keeps abreast of CEO and COO’s immediate and long-term commitments and plans; identifies conflicts, flags problems for intervention, and corrects course as appropriate
  • Prepares and briefs CEO and COO for meetings
  • Proactively identifies and conducts follow-up actions
  • Supports Board of Directors:
  • Schedules and organizes monthly Board meetings, online or in-person
  • Prepares Board materials prior to each meeting
  • Distributes reminders and materials and calls stakeholders as needed to ensure attendance
  • Records, types, and distributes minutes
  • Coordinates Board orientation and education activities
  • Schedules and organizes other special events, volunteer committees, and staff gatherings convened by the Office of the President
  • Coordinates cost-effective and sometimes complex domestic and international travel arrangements and itineraries for individuals and groups (when travel restrictions are lifted)
  • Checks in regularly with CEO and COO to discuss priorities, progress, and/or challenges
  • Oversees special projects as assigned by the CEO or COO; manages ongoing projects and processes as assigned
  • Collaborates with Development department on various communications
  • Maintains and updates Board, committee, and other stakeholder data related to the Office of the President
  • May assist in preparing grant reports
  • Supports other team members, particularly executive-level, as necessary
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • Impeccable written and oral English communication skills
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Office products and Zoom
  • General knowledge of databases and office software
  • Sound judgment and diplomacy in dealing with staff and Board and community members
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with persons of all backgrounds, cultures, and affiliations
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and personal commitment to excellence
  • Highly organized with exceptional project planning and management skills
  • Critical thinker and problem solver who proactively identifies productivity, efficiency, and
    process and technology improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Ability to complete a large volume of work on tight deadlines
  • Service-oriented and mission-driven, with a desire to help the CEO, COO, and organization
    succeed
  • Flexible; can work well in a team and independently, as appropriate
  • Available for occasional evening meetings and events
  • Knowledge of or background in fundraising an asset

To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to lzimmerman@jewishhartford.org

February 23, 2021

About ImpactIsrael
ImpactIsrael (formerly American Friends of Yemin Orde) is the U.S. philanthropic partner of Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives in Israel. From a start with a single, uniquely effective youth village, these programs together transform immigrant and at-risk youth in Israel into productive members of Israeli society through value-driven education and support.
This is a special opportunity for the next Executive Director of ImpactIsrael to be the principal architect of its development program and leverage the organization’s stellar achievements and reputation to ensure the financial resources to support future generations of youth at risk in Israel.ImpactIsrael’s leadership is deeply committed to its fundraising success and intends to grow its resources and reach to become the primary solution to problems of youth at risk in Israel.

About the Position
ImpactIsrael seeks a dynamic, ambitious, and data-driven leader with superior relationship skills and demonstrated success in building capacity and increasing revenue to serve as its next Executive Director. The successful candidate must have an authentic passion for the mission, demonstrated success as an engaging fundraiser, and be a highly articulate communicator skilled at making a compelling case for organization support. The Executive Director will join ImpactIsrael at an exciting moment of transition and will have the unique opportunity to chart a new course for organizational growth. The Executive Director will help ImpactIsrael raise its overall competitive position with existing donors and design and drive growth initiatives that enable the organization to tap into new segments of the donor marketplace effectively and efficiently. A significant focus will be on developing major donor relationships and implementing individual donor and foundation solicitation and stewardship strategies. The Executive Director will also lead efforts to cultivate ImpactIsrael’s future board leadership and will thoughtfully work to expand ImpactIsrael into new geographic markets across different cities in the US. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply to and few this position please visit - http://drgsearch.com/current-searches/?rpid=VeaM7MLlq6I

 

Part-Time Grant Writer, Legacy613, Remote

February 22, 2021

About Legacy613
Legacy 613 is the first organization dedicated solely to the mission of making prayer meaningful −intellectually and experientially − in the life of every Jew, young or old. Prayer (tefillah) is a personal, vital, and meaningful experience. Yet sadly, many Jews, from millennials to baby boomers and beyond, don’t connect with it. There are Jews who pray regularly, yet don’t fully understand what they’re saying. Others don’t pray and don’t know what they’re missing. Legacy 613 aims to change that!

About the Position
Legacy613 seeks Seeking an experienced and motivated part-time grant writer to research and identify appropriate grant funding opportunities; write, submit and manage grant proposals and supporting materials; maintain detailed records of supporting documents, prepared proposals, and potential grant opportunities; track grant proposals, submissions, and potential opportunities; keep team members updated on progress regularly. The ideal candidate must be comfortable working independently to oversee all parts of the grant proposal process with top-notch professionalism and organization.

Qualifications include at least 2 years of grant writing background with experience securing major foundational or organizational grants for Jewish organizations; excellent verbal and written communication skills; superb researcher; self-starter and highly organized; proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs; ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. The position will be remote, part-time, and paid by the hour. 

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, and references to executiveassistant@legacy613.org 

February 22, 2021

About the Vilna Shul
The Vilna Shul: Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, located in historic Beacon Hill, is the last-
remaining immigrant era synagogue building in Boston and now serves as a center for Jewish culture and communal engagement. The Vilna is a robust not-for-profit organization that marked its centennial in late 2019 with the much-anticipated reopening of its historic building after a $4 million restoration project. The Vilna offers programming across the age spectrum and in 2020 launched its Virtual Vilna platform to expand its reach regionally, nationally, and internationally. To learn more about The Vilna, visit us at www.vilnashul.org.

About the Position
The Operations Coordinator is essential to the success of The Vilna being an efficiently run organization and to it being the fulcrum for Jewish community engagement. This professional is responsible for many elements of The Vilna’s day-to-day operations, providing administrative support to the business, development, programming, and executive director functions. From greeting guests and volunteers who enter our building to providing technical support at virtual events to supporting new engagement and outreach initiatives, the Operations Coordinator will be accountable for ensuring friendly, efficient, and accurate task completion and contributing to our positive work environment and staff culture. This
position is an excellent entry point to Jewish communal work for someone who is passionate
about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into building cutting-edge programs and thriving
Jewish communities. In this role, you will be at the nexus of business operations, finance,
development, facility management, marketing, and communications at a fast-paced, small, and growing nonprofit organization. With a full-time staff of four employees, your adaptability and entrepreneurial “can-do” attitude will be cherished. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to Jobs@vilnashul.org. The cover letter should be
addressed to Dalit Ballen Horn, Executive Director, and include descriptions of positions with
relevant experience. No phone calls, please.

February 22, 2021

About Temple Israel
Temple Israel (TI) is a 500+ member Conservative Jewish congregation located in Sharon, Massachusetts. We are looking for an Executive Director who will serve as the “Chief Operating Officer” of the temple. This professional manages the economic, physical, and human resource functions of the synagogue consistent with the vision established by the Temple Israel Board of Trustees. We are a welcoming community, open to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. TI promotes positive Jewish experiences in an inclusive environment. Through education, worship, and community, we create opportunities for partners to engage, experience, and explore their personal Jewish identity and nourish their Jewish life.

About the Position
The Executive Director manages a staff of employees involved in many functions in the organization including congregational relations, communication, technology, financial management, fundraising, facilities/property management, and human resources. The Senior Rabbi supervises all clergy and other non-administrative professional staff. The Director of Education supervises teachers in our religious school and the Director of Early Childhood Education supervises the teachers in our Hertz Nursery School. Both the Senior Rabbi and Executive Director report directly to the Temple Israel Board of Trustees. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters to the Executive Director Search Committee at TISharon.careers@gmail.com.

February 17, 2021

About the Maimonides Fund
Maimonides Fund is a private grantmaking organization that funds North America and Israel, combining modern philanthropic strategies with classic Jewish values to advance the shared future of the Jewish people. Maimonides Fund aims to connect Jews to their people and their heritage and to contribute to the vitality of the State of Israel. We are passionate about supporting projects that help the Jewish people grasp our common past, and encourage them to play a role in shaping our shared future. We are hiring for a newly created position in our New York office. 

About the Position
The Associate Program Officer will work closely with the Senior Program Officers in supporting Maimonides Fund’s grantmaking in Jewish Life & Learning, Israel Engagement, and Combating Antisemitism. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in Jewish nonprofit organizations looking to enter the field of philanthropy and deepen their knowledge of the Jewish nonprofit sector. This is a full-time, Manhattan-based position. Reasonable relocation expenses may be available to exceptional applicants. Click the link above to view the full job description.

To apply, please send a resume and a recent writing sample to jobs@maimonidesfund.org. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

February 11, 2021

About the Makom Community
Makom Community transforms Jewish Education by creating and modeling experiential and intentional learning environments in collaboration with educators, children, and their families. Our pedagogy for Jewish Education celebrates curiosity and questioning of Jewish wisdom. Our roots in Jewish tradition are a springboard for children to be kind, confident, and resilient leaders today and in the future. We listen deeply to children’s voices as they build a community where they love to be. Through our experiences together, Makom Community is committed to creating a more just world as an outgrowth of our Jewish learning. We are nurturing a Jewish community that is open to anyone who wants to engage with Jewish life alongside their family.

About the Position
The Director is a dynamic, rockstar Jewish educator. You will teach daily in afterschool enrichment, recruit for afterschool enrichment and the school’s out camps, collaborate on curriculum implementation and lesson planning, driven by goals for lifelong learning, create regular parent and family programming to bring families into the Jewish learning, support parents & build relationships with families, manage and implement COVID safety plan, with support from Executive Director, participate with ED in hiring process, supervise South Philadelphia staff using Asana for project management, oversee grant-related data collection, grant reporting, manage pickup logistics and schedules, manage staffing schedules, coordinate days off and substitute coverage, submit payroll hours, track PTO usage for f/t staff, structure and implement communications calendar (Facebook, email, etc.), budget management, and more. Please click the above link to view the full job description. 

To apply: Send a cover letter telling us about your experience, a resume, and three references to Beverly Socher-Lerner, Founding Director beverly@makomcommunity.org. For the sake of diversity, equity, and inclusion, none of our staff will be scheduling informational calls in advance of receiving an application. If you think you have most of what we are looking for, please apply. Makom Community is an organization dedicated to helping our staff and learners grow.

February 2, 2021

About Abrahamic House
Abrahamic House is a multifaith incubator for social change. We are a co-living, co-learning, and co-creating space to connect, organize, and serve. Our mission is to build sustainable interfaith learning and action across Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Baha’i communities in order to foster an environment of respect, justice, and social change. We do so by bringing young people of different faiths together to live together and plan programs for their surrounding communities. We are looking for a creative self-starter who is passionate about building interfaith relationships to be a key partner in the early development of our organization. As Abrahamic House enters our second program year, this key staff person will both oversee much of the day-to-day of our programming, and also serve as a thought partner for our Executive Director and Founder, Mohammed AL Samawi. 

About the Position
The Program Director will manage the day-to-day administration of programs, recruit and supervise Abrahamic House residents, oversee resident programming, provide feedback, track data: programs, partners, etc, manage resident reimbursements, forms, etc, work with ED to hire trainers and other partners to fill in gaps, support fundraising efforts through the drafting of grant applications, collection of data, and compilation of materials. You will act as a collaborative thought partner for the Executive Director on all strategic aspects of organizational management and program evaluation, develop and adapt ongoing program standards – work with ED to think about scalable programs and work out conflict and challenges on an ongoing basis and develop organizational infrastructure such as a relationship management database, systems for communication, etc.

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two references to info@abrahamichouse.org with the subject line “Program Director Application” by February 15.

February 2, 2021

About Hebrew at the Center
A long-time leader in the day school space, Hebrew at the Center is undertaking two new, innovative projects with the goal of increasing Hebrew engagement in the informal education space. Who are we? A vision-led organization dedicated to the revolutionizing of the teaching and learning of Hebrew, seeking to make Hebrew an integral part of an individual’s Jewish identity and a communal priority. We are expanding our presence and visibility in the community as we grow the organization beyond its current offerings. We are looking for a partner in this effort, providing creative energy and leadership in the areas of pedagogic materials suitable for informal settings such as residential camps and beyond, experience working with both North American and Israeli educational staff, a passion for Hebrew, and strong program management skills and experience.

About the Position
The candidate selected will be fundamental to the development, coordination, and execution of this effort. Working collaboratively with the CPO and CEO, they will: Work under the direction of the pedagogic team, develop materials and tools for educators in the informal Hebrew education space to support activities in the areas of Hebrew language, Hebrew culture, visual presentation of Hebrew, and discussions about the meaning of Hebrew; Work with the pedagogic team to create training programs for both camp-based staff and select shlichim who will take the lead in delivering the activities in the residential camp setting; Work with the camping project program team in a coordinator role to ensure the project unfolds according to the timeline, meeting set benchmarks and deadlines; Work with the CEO and the Director of Marketing and Digital Communication to help in the recruitment of camps in North America and to ensure appropriate PR regarding the camp initiative; Work with the planning team to support communications with selected camps and their relevant staffs and leadership; Assist in managing evaluation efforts, including scheduling surveys, camp visits, and meetings with key stake holders; Work with the CPO and CEO in developing additional resources to support pre-trip, land-based, and post-trip Hebrew activities for Israel trip participants, North American-based leaders, and Israel-based field educators; Provide additional expertise in informal education methodologies to the HATC pedagogic team to support projects in day schools and part-time settings as needed. Participate in a regular process of performance reflection and evaluation; Submit project documentation as needed; Complete additional duties as needed to ensure that we reach HATC’s strategic goals. 

February 2, 2021

About Colby College’s Center for Small Town Jewish Life
Colby College’s Center for Small Town Jewish Life (CSTJL), whose groundbreaking efforts to cultivate transformational learning and multigenerational Jewish communities have earned support and recognition from the Covenant Foundation and Slingshot, seeks an innovative Jewish communal professional to serve as its deputy director.

About the Position
This leader and mentor will also advise, support, and teach Colby students of all backgrounds, especially participants in Colby’s vibrant Hillel. The deputy director and director of Jewish student life will participate in a collaborative team of Jewish communal professionals led by Rabbi Rachel Isaacs, named one of “America’s most inspiring rabbis” by The Forward (2014). We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our College, including its cultural and ethnic diversity. View the full job description with the above link. 

February 2, 2021

About Hadar
Hadar is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, serious Jewish study, and an engaging Jewish community that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed. Hadar’s voice, deeply rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, offers a creative response to contemporary questions and challenges. Hadar is a leader in the field of Jewish education and community building, engaging diverse populations in serious Jewish learning with curiosity, creativity, and conviction.

About the Position
The Associate Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for the strategic development, growth, and operations of the annual campaign in coordination with the Director of Institutional Advancement. This person will serve as the project manager for critical campaign operations and provide direction for the campaign’s annual growth. The Associate Director of Institutional Advancement will be responsible for implementing efforts that will grow Hadar’s donor base and in return, raise more money for the annual campaign. This position will report to the Director of Institutional Advancement and will work in partnership with the organization’s leadership. 

Hadar seeks a Digital Media Associate to be an online voice and content creator, responsible for building and maintaining Hadar’s social media presence across priority platforms and establishing a consistent look, feel and tone for all social media content. This is a creative and design-focused role that requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at once. The Digital Media Associate will report to the Director of Communications and will work closely with other staff on the Engagement, Development, Content, and Program teams. 

Hadar is seeking an enthusiastic full-time executive assistant to support the senior leadership of the organization. We are looking for someone who is energetic, self-motivated, a team player, intentional, organized and possesses strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone who can manage schedules, respond to emails in a timely fashion, help to set deadlines and communicate effectively between the senior management and the rest of the staff and faculty. We are also looking for someone who can see themselves as a part of the team and respects Hadar’s mission and values. This position will be based in NY.

January 29, 2021

Note: This position is based in Boston, Miami/South Florida, or Philadelphia (Preference: Boston); Due to COVID-19, we are currently working 100% remotely. Once it is safe to resume in-person programming, this position will need to be in one of the cities referenced.

About the Moishe House
When you work for Moishe House (pronounced moy-shuh), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit with 14 years under our belt, building communities around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House empowers young adults to create their own dream Jewish communities. A Moishe House is led by a group of volunteer community builders who open their doors to twenty-somethings to create spaces of connection, new friends, and engaging events all at no cost to the participant. To date, there are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries, and we’re still growing!

About the Position
Moishe House is searching for an Eastern Community Manager to manage and enable our community builders located across Boston, Charlotte, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, and Raleigh, to be leaders in creating meaningful, welcoming experiences that serve the young adult Jewish community in their city. A Community Manager is a member of the Resident Support team and is typically responsible for supporting 12-15 Houses and Pods and 35-45 community builders to achieve program goals, recruiting new community builders, efficiently completing administrative tasks, connecting residents to resources and other Moishe House opportunities, and developing a strong knowledge base about young adult life in their regional communities.

How to Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to careers@moishehouse.org. PLEASE WRITE “Eastern Community Manager” with your first and last name and preferred location IN THE SUBJECT LINE

January 29, 2021

About the Cohen Camps
Welcome to The Eli and Bessie Cohen Camps, our family of three New England Jewish summer camps, Camp Pembroke, Camp Tel Noar, and Camp Tevya, full of fun, energy, and amazing community, capped by an Israel discovery experience. Join the Ru'ach at the Cohen Camps, June 14 to August 20! Cohen Camps are complying with all best practices for COVID19 as recommended by the CDC, state and local government, the American Camp Association, and the Association of Independent Jewish Camps for residential camps.

About the Position
These key camp positions closely collaborate with each camps’ song leader, head of dance, and our Israeli staff to coordinate a variety of Judaica programs including Shabbat services, music for services, Israel programming, and Bat Mitzvah listening. In addition, these positions include responsibility for pre-camp planning, coordination of our Jewish cultural program, preparation and facilitation of discussion sessions on Jewish culture, values and, Israel, preparation, and execution of Shabbat services including Friday night, Saturday morning, and Havdalah. These areas full time seasonal and residential positions at camp. 

Qualifications include 3 years + Judaica/Hebrew school instruction, preferably at Jewish Day School or Synagogue, strong Hebrew reading and speaking skills (conversational skills not required), Supervise and evaluate culture staff members, Experience, and ability to work with children and adults in a residential camp setting.

January 15, 2021

About Limmud
Limmud North America animates the Jewish community by spreading Jewish ideas, bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to learn from and with each other. Our greatest asset is the grassroots network of hundreds of lay leaders and volunteers who power our movement in dozens of communities across the continent. Our communities-focussed work is all about cultivating, coaching, and supporting these lay leaders to manifest Limmud experiences and values. Limmud North America seeks to hire our first Director of Communities to lead the development and implementation of our Communities Pillar.

About the Position
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communities will oversee Limmud North America’s field-facing operations to grow and support grassroots leadership and program development. This new position will be central to Limmud North America’s efforts to build local capacity, foster sustainability, and deepen our collective impact in cities across the United States and Canada. If you’re a natural connector who thinks creatively about the Jewish community and empowerment, we’re looking for you.
The Director of Communities will:
• Build Limmud North America’s Communities Pillar, curating best-practices from across our movement and developing an infrastructure to support local operations in communities across the continent.
• Partner with colleagues, volunteers, and stakeholders to develop broad new strategies for how we engage, train, and support lay leadership in the field, define success vis-a-vis our local operations and develop the systems and processes necessary in order to achieve it.
• Trial best practices, new modalities, and innovative ideas for growing our grassroots movement.
• Curate key processes for onboarding new communities into the Limmud family so that use of the Limmud brand is coordinated and regulated.
• Coach local teams toward success, supporting them in articulating and manifesting a unique vision for Limmud in their community, developing and sustaining a leadership pipeline, building lateral relationships with other local organizations, and successfully planning, implementing, and evaluating Limmud experiences.
• Connect volunteers with each other, across communities, and across the continent, to learn from and with each other, problem-solve together, elevate best practices, and build collaborative efforts.
• Deploy Limmud North America technologies, shared services, and systems in order to streamline local efforts, relieve pressure on local leadership, and empower their volunteerism.

The salary range for this position is $80,000-$90,000, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package and leave policies provided.

Religious School Director (part-time), Scarsdale Synagogue, Scarsdale, NY

January 13, 2021

About the Scarsdale Synagogue
Scarsdale Synagogue is a warm and inclusive Reform congregation located in Scarsdale, New York. We are home to approximately 325 families who believe that spending time with your synagogue community, whether you are 7 or 75 years old, should be engaging, meaningful, and fun!  We are in the midst of a renovation of our sanctuary so that it is a reflection of our values of inclusivity and personal connection. Our community strives to foster the simple joy that comes along with living a Jewish life. Visit our website at
http://www.sstte.org/religious-school-mission.html to learn more about our school and our congregation. 

About the Position
We are looking for a part-time Religious School Director who will inspire and connect with our children and families and who will bring passion and spirit to our congregation. Our religious school is comprised of approximately 90 students including an active high school Madrichim Program with 20 students.  We are excited to offer this opportunity to the right candidate with the vision and drive to make a difference. As part of the senior staff team, this candidate will work in collaboration with our clergy and other senior staff members
to create and sustain an engaging, dynamic Religious School for our congregation

Responsibilities include: 

  • Build and maintain relationships with the students, parents, and educators and foster family engagement 

  • Select and implement a relevant, experiential curriculum and programming for K-12 

  • Lead and mentor the faculty

  • Oversee the School Administrative Assistant in maintaining student records: enrollment, attendance, health, progress reports, and the school budget.

  • Create and deliver school communications to existing families as well as outreach to potential students/congregants

  • Partner with our clergy to plan and lead school worship experiences as well as family programming including holiday events 

  • Plan and implement K-6 children’s programming for the High Holidays

Salary commensurate with experience. Range 35k-40k annual. 

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to educator@sstte.org.

Administrator, Congregation Beth Shalom, Clearwater, FL

January 12, 2021

About Congregation Beth Shalom
Congregation Beth Shalom is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Clearwater, Florida. We are honored to be known as a compassionate, welcoming, inclusive and above all, loving, faith-based Jewish community. People describe CBS as “my family” and “comfortable”. Almost 230 families join together in prayer, song, education, service of the heart, and the celebration of life-cycle events in a true feeling of togetherness.

About the Position
The Administrator manages, oversees, and is responsible for the synagogue budget, its physical plant, supervision of non-contractual synagogue personnel, and the overall management and day-to-day operations of the synagogue. The Administrator serves as the representative of the officers and trustees in administering the affairs of the congregation, working in partnership with the clergy and lay-leaders in recommending and implementing synagogue policies. The Administrator is the person through whom Congregation activities and programs are arranged and coordinated. The Administrator is responsible for the supervision of administrative, office, and building maintenance personnel. The Administrator oversees the implementation of a well-designed communications strategy. The administrator ensures the synagogue culture that reflects warmth, welcoming, and respect for all permeates all aspects of synagogue life.

Qualifications

• Management experience with a non-profit organization for at least 3 years. Synagogue experience preferred.
• Supervisory experience (preferably in the non-profit and/or equivalent field) in areas of personnel management, membership and marketing, and communications
• Strong computer skills, including experience with database management software and Microsoft Office Suite
• Demonstrated ability to foster and utilize individual strengths/expertise from within the staff and volunteers of the organization
• Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources
• Demonstrated record of responsibility and accomplishment in hiring, supervising, and developing staff members, building effective organizations, and initiating, organizing, managing, and executing significant projects
• Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with congregants, clergy, staff, and lay leadership as well as the larger community
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as well as lead, follow, and motivate a variety of different people and personalities
• Knowledge of website administration and social media
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with Jewish culture, tradition, holidays, customs, and Hebrew language
• Flexibility to work weekends and holidays

How to apply: Send resume to President@cbsclearwater.org

December 21, 2020

About the Skirball Cultural Center
Since opening in 1996, the Skirball Cultural Center has been a place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger and inspired by the American democratic ideals of freedom and equality. Skirball has defined itself by a deep commitment to pluralism, inclusivity, and cross-cultural exchange. We welcome the public to participate in cultural experiences that celebrate discovery and hope, foster human connections across generations and communities, and build a more just society. The Skirball has experienced significant growth and transformation during the last two decades, including multiple expansions of its campus and programs, broadening its impact, and establishing itself as the largest Jewish cultural institution in the nation with more than 600,000 visitors annually, 400 employees, and $22 million in revenue.

About the Position
The Skirball Cultural Center seeks a Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer (CFO) and committed leader to partner in positioning the Skirball as a preeminent thought leader, convener, and justice-centered arts and culture organization. This is a newly created position at the Skirball, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and serving as a strategic partner to the CEO and Executive Vice President (EVP). The CFO will be a vital member of the senior leadership team responsible for developing and leading financial management strategies and tactics to enable the organization to carry out its mission successfully and ensure long-term sustainability.

For more job opportunities at Skirball, visit their website.