Jobs, internships, and other opportunities at organizations that value diversity

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University Synagogue

Location: Irvine, CA

Position Open

Executive Director

University Synagogue (www.universitysynagogue.org) [US] is the only Synagogue in Orange County affiliated with Reconstructing Judaism (www.reconstructingjudaism.org). Founded in 1987, US has approximately 500 member households. US plans to hire an Executive Director [ExecDir], reporting to the President.

The key responsibilities for this position are described in relation to the following objectives.

  • Membership Services
  • Office Administration
  • Staff Management
  • Marketing and Growth
  • Technology Management
  • Liaison to Executive Committee, Board, and Rabbi
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Communications (internal and external, including social media)
  • Financial Management

In addition, the ExecDir will also be responsible for: Facilities management; volunteer coordination; coordination with pre-school, religious school, education tenant and church tenant; event logistics and planning; leadership development; and, strategic planning.

The ideal candidate will have the following background:

    • 10+ years in a top management role in a non-profit organization.
    • 5+ years in the top role in a Synagogue, ideally with large (300+ members) Synagogue experience
    • Strong experience with technology needed to successfully run a nonprofit. Experience with ShulCloud software is strongly preferred
    • Financial management understanding required, including financial statements, use of excel, etc
    • Understanding of fundraising best practices in a similar environment.
    • Bachelors’ degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

PERSONALITY AND CHARACTER TRAITS: Exceptional communication skills; attention to detail; thick-skinned (adapts well to change); personable, compassionate and empathetic; proactive and tenacious.

REPLY WITH RESUME TO: Mark Bregman, Chair of Search Committee / mark.bobsearch@gmail.com

Website: https://universitysynagogue.org/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/universitysynagogueoc/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universitysynagogueoc/

Date posted: January 11, 2022

JCC East BAy

JCC East Bay

Location: Berkeley, CA

Position Open

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Community Engagement Coordinator will report to the Director of Public Programs. This role will create and implement service-based volunteer opportunities, provide administrative assistance for the Young Professional Leadership fellowship, support and plan community programs and events, engage older adults, and build relationships with partner organizations.

For a full job description, please visit our website: https://www.jcceastbay.org/opportunities/. Please send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Cohen, Director of Operations, at rachel.cohen@jcceastbay.org.

Website: https://www.jcceastbay.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jcceastbay/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jcceastbay/

Date posted: January 10, 2022

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Kolot Chayeinu

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Position Open

Director of Lifelong Learning

Kolot is hiring for a new position entitled Director of Lifelong Learning, which will oversee Children’s Learning Program (CLP) and adult education. As Kolot continues to grow and in order to serve this wide-ranging congregation of learners – from babies to elders and everyone in between – we will look to this Director-level position to coordinate a comprehensive arc of learning at Kolot.
This new position will start in June and will not impact the current school year.

Learn more about the position and apply here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qz9W-zL3g-kqd9kl8oVDN-fEcjLSHIbC0SkxZ28rIKo/edit?usp=sharing

Website: https://kolotchayeinu.org/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kolotchayeinu

Date posted: December 22, 2021

Urban Adamah

Location: Berkeley, CA

Position Open

 Public Programs Associate

The Public Programs Associate serves as the key support member for all public events on the farm. This individual is responsible, under the direction and supervision of the Public Programs & Retreat Center Director, for supporting promotion, registration, preparation for, and execution of Urban Adamah Public Programs. The Public Programs Associate will occasionally help to develop rich in-house programming with other members of the Urban Adamah team. The Public Programs Associate helps ensure positive and joyful experiences for guests through thoughtful advance preparation, coordination with program facilitators and vendors, and expert people-first problem solving. The Public Programs Associate also ensures consistent upkeep of physical event spaces in collaboration with other colleagues.

Learn more about the position and apply here: https://www.urbanadamah.org/about/job-opportunities/public-programs-associate-2/

Website: https://urbanadamah.org/
Instagram: @urbanadamah
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/urbanadamah

Date posted: December 22, 2021

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Congregation EMANU-EL

Location: San Francisco, CA

Positions Open

Engagement Program Manager

At Congregation Emanu-El, we believe that Judaism guides us on our journey to be better people, create stronger community, and repair the world.

We are searching for a relationship-oriented engagement professional to work with clergy and the Senior Director of Membership and Engagement Operations (SD) to manage and execute a variety of congregational engagement events, programs, small group initiatives and social justice opportunities. This person will collaborate with clergy, volunteers, educators, outside partners and other staff to produce experiences aimed at bringing congregants a deeper experience of Judaism outside of regular worship services and build connections between members.

For the full job description visit Engagement Program Manager  – Congregation Emanu-El (emanuelsf.org)

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: engagejob@emanuelsf.org

website: https://www.emanuelsf.org/

Date posted: December 21, 2021

AJC Reimagine What's Possible

AJC: America Jewish Committee

Location: USA

Positions Open

Director of Academic Affairs 

The Director of Academic Affairs will oversee AJC’s strategic engagement with university and high school administrators including AJC’s response to campus BDS, Ethnic Studies, and other curricular elements that affect Israel and Jewish students. S/he will also support AJC advocacy in academia and secondary schools, including within academic and educational institutions and organizations, to strengthen Israel and combat antisemitism. This person will focus on developing AJC’s strategy with respect to academic and educational spaces across the agency and serve as the primary interlocutor with university and secondary school administrators.

For the full job description visit https://www.ajc.org/director-of-academic-affairs

To apply, please submit your application to: https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/r1radvxr13bt8gx/

Assistant Director, Campus Affairs

The Assistant Director, Campus Affairs will oversee the implementation of AJC’s student-facing work on college campuses, including enhancing the image of Israel on university campuses, combating antisemitism on campus, and connecting Jewish students to world Jewry. This role will oversee AJC’s student-facing strategy across the country. S/he will also be critical in designing the national and regional Leader for Tomorrow (LFT) alumni experience. In partnership with others on the Alexander Young Leadership team, this role will expand AJC’s campus efforts to address growing antisemitism and anti-Israel rhetoric experienced by university students.

For the full job description visit https://www.ajc.org/assistant-director-campus-affairs-0

To apply, please submit your application to: https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/rw51qwo0glo8yt/

website: https://www.ajc.org/

Date posted: December 17, 2021


TALMA: The Israel Program for Excellence in English

Location: Israel

Position Open

Leadership Fellowship (Summer 2022 Teaching Fellowship in Israel)

Spend a summer teaching, living, and growing in Israel, on TALMA’s all-expenses-paid Summer Fellowship for teachers!

TALMA ADYou’ll join a community of over 200 social justice-minded educators who are committed to increasing opportunity and access for underserved Israeli youth – of all religions/ethnicities/races – through English language education. You’ll gain international teaching experience; grow as an educator; enjoy summer and deepen your connection to a beautiful country; and become part of a dynamic network of global teacher leaders.

The TALMA Summer Fellowship runs from June 29 – July 23, 2022. Our priority deadline is Dec 31, 2021; after that, we will review applications on a rolling basis. Participants must be fully vaccinated, and available for the full duration of the program. You can learn more on our website, email us at admissions@talmaisrael.com.

For the full fellowship description and to apply, visit https://bit.ly/TALMABL
IG: @talma.israel
website: TALMA: The Israel Program for Excellence in English (talmaisrael.com)

Date posted: December 7, 2021

JCC East BAy

JCC East Bay

Location: Berkeley, Ca

Position Open

Public Programs Coordinator

The JCC East Bay is a welcoming home for people of all ages and life stages. Our mission is to create healthy communities inspired by Jewish values, culture, and tradition.

The Public Programs Coordinator will report to the Director of Public Programs. This role will create and implement service-based volunteer opportunities, provide administrative assistance for the Young Professional Leadership fellowship, support and plan community programs and events, engage older adults, and build relationships with partner organizations.

For a full job description, please visit our website: https://www.jcceastbay.org/opportunities/. Please send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Cohen, Director of Operations, at rachel.cohen@jcceastbay.org.


Date posted: December 3, 2021

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Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools

Location: New York and Remote

Position Open

Director of YOU Lead and Leadership Development (remote)
Executive Assistant (NY)
Project Director, Cultures of Belonging (remote)

Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools is the network for Jewish day schools across North America. We partner with day schools, yeshivas, philanthropists, and communities from all denominations, helping them grow their reach and impact and tackle the challenges on their paths to success.

Educating our children is the most important investment we can make in their future. Jewish day schools inspire and nurture young people, prepare them for remarkable and meaningful lives, and enable them to thrive. Prizmah enhances the ability of schools to excel. Prizmah is building networks for schools and their supporters to connect, learn and drive impact – deepening talent by investing in professional and lay leaders; catalyzing resources to generate funding for schools to flourish; and accelerating educational innovation, to foster teaching and learning opportunities that empower students.

At Prizmah, we see what is possible for Jewish day schools, and we’re passionate about making that vision a reality.
Click here for full job descriptions: https://www.prizmah.org/join-prizmah-team

To apply, send your cover letter and resume with the title of the position in the subject line, to employment@prizmah.org

Date posted: November 30, 2021

URJ Camp Coleman

URJ Camp Coleman

Location: Cleveland, GA

Position open: Camp Coleman Staff (Summer 2022)

Looking for summer plans? A job that could act as a paid internship? A job that allows you to be creative? A job that is FUN? A job that teaches you to educate? A job that provides a lifetime of friends and memories? Look no further. URJ Camp Coleman is the place for you. With the wide range of positions available, there is no better place to harness skills that will impact your future career and aspirations than in the mountains of Northern Georgia. Staff members of Coleman exemplify our core values of kindness, respect, peace, and community in everything they do. Each summer at URJ Camp Coleman approximately 160 people, ages 18 and up, devote 63 days to hundreds of Coleman campers in an effort to give these children special Jewish memories that will last a lifetime. We offer competitive salaries, a fun working environment, and the chance to make a real contribution to the Jewish community.

If you would enjoy a summer full of learning, Judaism, fun, creativity, leadership, nature, dedication, friendship, and hard work, Camp Coleman!

Click here to apply: https://campcoleman.org/work-at-camp-2/apply-now/

If you have any questions or would like to speak with us before applying, please email Lindsey Cohen, Assistant Director at lbdavis@urj.org.

Website: https://campcoleman.org/

Virtual Tour: https://tours.americansummercamps.com/coleman_urj/

Social Media Accounts (For Tagging Purposes):
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/urjcampcoleman @urjcampcoleman
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/urjcampcoleman/?hl=en @urjcampcoleman
Twitter: https://twitter.com/URJCampColeman @urjcampcoleman
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/urj-camp-coleman/ @URJ Camp Coleman

Date posted: November 18, 2021

Congregation Beth El

Location: Sudbury River Valley, MA

Position open: Clergy Partner
Congregation Beth EL of the Sudbury River Valley is seeking a clergy partner to co-lead our community in study, song and spiritual growth. At its heart, Beth El holds a deep conviction that every person who seeks to journey with us is welcome and entitled to full and meaningful participation in Jewish and congregational life. The values of inclusion and social justice are among our core values. Our new hire will partner with our energetic rabbi in a number of leadership and support roles. We expect that this person and the role will evolve together. The job description is somewhat flexible; the key areas that we are particularly interested in filling are Ritual, Musical direction, education and religious school responsibilities, and b’nai mitzvah preparation. The successful candidate will help to grow the congregation by making it welcoming to young families while maintaining the spirit and rituals that are key to retaining long-time members.

Applicant, please visit Congregation Beth El’s website to learn more about their community and values: https://bethelsudbury.org/

To Apply, Contact: beclergysearch@gmail.com

Date posted: November 17, 2021

Temple Sinai, DC

Temple Sinai

Location: Washington DC

Position open: Social Justice Coordinator
Davis Center for Social Justice at Temple Sinai (part time)
The Social Justice Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative and communications support for the social action and social justice activities of the Davis Center. The incumbent will work closely with temple clergy, the chair and members of the Center’s steering committee and various social action initiative leaders to organize and administer programming and activities. The Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing a robust social media strategy for the Center and helping to organize congregational support for a wide variety of initiatives and activities.

For full job descriptions and to apply, please visit: https://templesinaidc.org/jobs/social-justice-coordinator/

Web: https://templesinaidc.org/

Date posted: November 5, 2021

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Location: Chicago and Kansas City

Applications are now open for the Avodah Justice Fellowship in Chicago and Kansas City, a selective six-month program that unites change-makers passionate about exploring justice, Jewishness, and the powerful intersections between the two. If you have 2-8 years of experience engaging in social and economic justice work in either a professional or personal capacity, we’re looking for you. Our Justice Fellows are activists, organizers, educators, social workers, non-profit staffers, movement leaders, artists, lawyers, lay leaders, health care professionals, and more.

Are you the next Justice Fellow, or do you know someone who could be? Our early deadline is November 18th for a January 2022 start. After that, we will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. You can learn more at our website, email us at apply@avodah.net, nominate the perfect candidate, or request an application to get started today!Avodah Ad

For full job descriptions please visit: http://www.avodah.net/fellowship

How to apply:
Application request form: Click Here.
Nomination form: Click Here.

Web: https://avodah.net/
IG: @weareavodah

Date posted: November 3, 2021

Stephen Wise Temple

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Stephen Wise is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers and interns, and Stephen Wise makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate. Stephen Wise prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information or any other basis protected by law. Stephen Wise will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline and termination.

Job Openings: For full job descriptions of each position, please visit: https://www.wisela.org/employmentopportunities/

Director of Membership

Development Manager



How to apply: Please send your resume to Job@wiseLA.org

Web: https://www.wisela.org/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stephen-s.-wise-temple
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/wisetemplela
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WiseLA/

Date posted: November 2, 2021