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

October 7, 2020

ABOUT THE VILNA:
The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture (“the Vilna”), is the historic and present home for Jewish life in downtown Boston, a vital center for community,  arts and culture, as well as the only remaining immigrant-era synagogue building in downtown Boston.

We have recently completed a $4M, Phase I restoration of our historic building. The one-hundred-year-old Vilna is at a pivotal moment in its history, poised to engage new audiences by offering creative programming that explores pressing issues of the day, alongside its popular cultural, arts, and Jewish educational programming.

JOB SUMMARY:
We are seeking a bold, innovative, experienced leader with a successful history in network building and partnership development, as we continue to define our aspirations and update our strategic plan. This is a unique opportunity to have an enormous impact within the organization and with our constituents, as we expand our reach and deepen our relationships with not only other Jewish organizations in greater Boston, but also non-Jewish community organizations.

October 7, 2020

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries, and we’re still growing.

Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world, igniting a lifelong commitment to service. Repair believes service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life.

Together, Repair and Moishe House are hiring a Jewish Educator to cultivate serious Jewish learning and a deep commitment to service for Moishe House constituents in North America. This educator will support, train, and instill a sense of confidence in the leaders who engage thousands of their peers in meaningful service and learning through a Jewish lens.

All voices are needed at Moishe House. We want our team to reflect the diversity of Moishe House community builders and participants. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to join our staff team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the Former Soviet Union. The Moishe House team works together through deep collaboration, investing in relationships, and continuous innovation.

October 5, 2020

Position available immediately; please submit cover letter and resume (PDF only) to jobs@mayyimhayyim.org

This position manages the essential programmatic components of Mayyim Hayyim by ensuring that all immersions are facilitated with dignity, respect, and modesty, and that education programs are facilitated to the highest standards. Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Paula Brody & Family Education Center is a welcoming, innovative, growing,mission-driven organization serving the Jewish community of greater Boston, and is the international hub of the Rising Tide Open Waters Mikveh Network. Services include ritual immersion for traditional purposes and transitional life moments, educational programs, volunteer opportunities, conferences, trainings, and online resources and trainings. Our cadre of volunteer Mikveh Guides is a diverse group of Jews of all genders and backgrounds who are trained to support immersion guests throughout their visit. 

October 1, 2020

Background

Encounter is an educational organization committed to informed, courageous, and resilient Jewish communal leadership on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We educate and equip Jewish communal and civil society leaders with the experiences, networks, and resources they need to proactively and positively shape their constituents’ engagement with Israel as it relates to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Position Summary

The Chief Program Officer (CPO), a new position at Encounter, is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and the leader of the Program Team, leading the realization of Encounter’s vision through the development and implementation of programmatic strategies. The CPO will hold overall responsibility for all programs and will be focused on turning ideas into reality on-time, to budget, and with maximal impact. The CPO will manage a high-performing team of professionals, spending considerable time supporting their development and investing in their success.

Development Associate, The Rashi School, Dedham, MA

September 24, 2020

The Rashi School is seeking a talented development professional with excellent communications skills to provide high-quality operational support and development services coordination. The Development Associate reports to the Director of Alumni Relations and Events to implement the department’s communications, engagement, and donor relations strategies and support in a variety of event planning and donor research related tasks. As a key member of the Development Team the Development Associate is charged with optimizing functionality and ensuring quality control and best practices for donor management.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communications and Events
  • Oversee creative production and distribution of regular external emails. Develop text and graphics templates. Liaison with School Communications Manager to assist in creation and distribution of appeal letters, email-blasts, and marketing materials.
  • Assist Development Team in establishing meaningful constituent engagement effective communication via letters, email, web, social media, LinkedIn, and other appropriate vehicles.
  • Assist with writing and executing blast emails including a quarterly e-newsletter, creating frequent “alumni spotlight” profiles for social media.
  • Assist Director of Alumni Relations & Events in planning and executing special events ranging from 10 to 500 participants, including The Rashi School’s Annual Dinner, Limud Celebration, Generations Day, Alumni Networking, and Major Donor donor cultivation and stewardship events.
  • Create and manage event invitations, invitation lists and track guest responses.
  • Track and coordinate event revenue and generate appropriate tracking reports and data analysis.
  • Operational Support and Development Services Coordination
  • Assist with select internal Development meeting preparation including booking rooms, creating agendas, assembling briefing materials, taking meeting minutes, and making travel and conference call arrangements.
  • Generate specialized donor lists for solicitation and stewardship analysis.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with donors and prospective donors.
  • Assist with donor research and moves management.
  • Additional Development and School responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in a non-profit organization, independent school and/or experience in event planning and communications.
  • Strong writing and communication skills. Writing sample will be requested.
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in GoogleApps including Gmail, GoogleDocs, Google Calendar; creating and manipulating spreadsheets, assorted documents; web and email contact technology and programs, such as Constant Contact.
  • Database experience preferred, Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or similar donor management system
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and analytical
  • Ability to multi-task and to work under pressure.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and data security at all times.
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team.
  • Able to work occasional nights and weekends 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit, type, twist, bend, use computers and telephones.
  • Able to communicate and interact verbally. 

To apply:

Send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and list of professional references to jobs@rashi.org.

About The Rashi School

The Rashi School is the Boston area's Reform Jewish independent school serving students in grades K–8. Located in Dedham, Massachusetts, the mission of The Rashi School is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students’ critical minds and compassionate hearts.

August 12, 2020

Reporting to the CEO, the Senior Director of the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston is a new position which has the primary responsibility for leading and providing on-going development and supervision of the Directors of our two early childhood sites and Director of children’s theatre, summer camp, teen and children and family programs.

In this critical and exciting position, the Senior Director is responsible for providing strong visionary, creative and thoughtful leadership to these program areas of the J and for driving the function of collaboration, creativity and innovation throughout the agency. 

Through this work, the Senior Director is responsible for working with these Department Director professionals to develop and implement clear action plans and systems needed to build and develop strong programs.  As a member of the Executive Leadership team, the Senior Director is also charged with working cross collaboratively with other members of the Executive Leadership team, and with lay leadership, the Board of Trustees and staff to make sure that all the programs under their purview works seamlessly within the larger J ecosystem. 

August 12, 2020

The Kaplen Jewish Community Center is seeking an energetic, organized, passionate educator and forward-thinking leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to oversee and coordinate the early childhood programs at the JCC. The JCC’s Leonard and Syril Rubin Early Childhood Center is a child-centered and Reggio-inspired school and includes 22 classrooms, approximately 250 students ranging from 3 months – 5 years, a faculty of scores of educators, and a team of administrators. The ECC Nursery School has an operating budget of $3M and serves as the JCC’s entry for hundreds of families as a critical foundation of the JCC programming, operations and community.