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

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Opening: Interim Rabbi

Locations: Brooklyn, NY

Kolot seeks an Interim Rabbi (IR) who has experience with the process of a community’s change in leadership and who will help us navigate this transition. The IR will provide continuity for the period of August 2023 through June 2024, to ensure the Settled Rabbi we ultimately select will be the best possible fit for our community. The IR will not be a candidate for the Settled Rabbi position.
Alignment with Kolot’s mission, vision and values;
Smikha / Ordination from a recognized seminary or rabbinic training program; Congregational experience; Experience as an Interim Rabbi, equivalent experience in organizational transitions, and/or a willingness to enter an Interim Ministry training program; Excellent listener, plus interpersonal, written, oral communication skills; Experience working with people of varying ages, racial and ethnic backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, and Jewish backgrounds and commitments, as well as with multi-faith, multi-race, and LGBTQ+ families and communities.
The term of the Interim Rabbi is from August 2023 through June 2024. For the first several months, this role will overlap with the outgoing Rabbi. This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $125,000 (pro-rated) plus a generous benefits package.

For the full job description and to apply, click HERE.

Website: https://www.kolotchayeinu.org/

Date Posted: May 30, 2023


B’nai Jeshurun (BJ)

Opening: Senior Program Administrator

Locations: Upper West Side of Manhattan/Flexible in-office & remote

Since its founding in 1825, B’nai Jeshurun (BJ), a non-affiliated synagogue on the Upper West Side, has been at the forefront of the American Jewish experience. As it approaches its third century, our vision remains focused on the spiritual work of transformation and on the creation of a Jewish path that is authentic, profound, and helps all members of the community seek and live their purpose to the fullest.

BJ is committed to honoring tradition while re-imagining and innovating its practices and programs to create a vibrant, contemporary, and relevant Jewish life for all who seek it.

Job Overview
The Senior Program Administrator will manage all day-to-day administrative operations for BJ’s Adult Programming and Engagement Department while supporting strategic efforts across the broader program team, which executes 150+ programs and services annually, reaching across demographic lines to local and non-local members, along with the broader NY Jewish community. They will provide direct support to BJ’s Chief Program Officer, Rabbi Shuli Passow, and Director of Program Strategy and Operations, Cantor David Mintz. The successful candidate will be detail and big-picture oriented, thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment one where they can quickly analyze, prioritize, problem solve and pivot—as circumstances dictate.

For the full job description and to apply, click HERE.

Website: https://bj.org/

Date Posted: May 11, 2023


Opening: Digital Media Associate

Locations: based in New York

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 Senior Director of Communications and will work closely with other staff on the Engagement, Development, Content, and Program teams. This position is based in New York.

Responsibilities, skills and qualifications, benefits, and application are all available at https://www.hadar.org/jobs#digital.

The salary range for this position is $50-60,000.

Hadar strongly encourages applications from individuals with a broad range of identities and backgrounds, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ people, and people who come from low-income or working-class backgrounds.

Website: https://www.hadar.org/

Date Posted: May 9, 2023



Opening: Gap Year Resident Advisor (mid-August, 2023 – May 2024)

Locations: Portland, Oregon

Tivnu: Building Justice is looking for a caring, organized, and dedicated individual to complete our Jewish social justice gap year staff team. The Tivnu Gap Year Resident Advisor (also known as a “madrichol”) will live on site with 8-13 Gap Year participants (aged 17-20), mentor program participants in formal and informal settings, work closely with the Program Director to create an atmosphere of personal and communal growth, and perform a variety of organizational support tasks. With a focus on teens and emerging adults, Tivnu: Building Justice engages and mobilizes Jewish communities on the issue of shelter and other basic human rights through hands-on service and internships, education, and advocacy. Tivnu, located in Portland, Oregon, offers 3-14 day programs, and its cornerstone program, the Tivnu Gap Year. The Tivnu Gap Year Program is a 9-month immersive experience for high school graduates, aged 17-20, from across the United States.

For more information and to apply click HERE

Website: https://tivnu.org

Date Posted: May 3, 2023

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American Jewish World Services

Opening: Senior Program Officer of Jewish Engagement

Locations: Remote US-based / Washington D.C.

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is the leading Jewish organization working to fight poverty and pursue justice in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. By supporting hundreds of social change organizations in 17 countries, we respond to the most pressing issues of our time—from disasters, genocide and hunger, to the persecution of women and minorities worldwide. With Jewish values and a global reach, AJWS is making a difference in millions of lives and bringing a more just and equitable world closer for all

The Senior Program Officer (SPO) is an integral member of the Jewish Engagement program, serving as thought partner to the Associate Director and implementer of the program’s strategic direction. The SPO will translate AJWS’s U.S. advocacy agenda into action, designing advocacy campaigns, lobbying efforts, digital actions, and other opportunities for AJWS clergy, high-level donors, and other grasstops leaders to speak out for change on global human rights issues.
Click here for full Job description. To Apply click Here.

Website: https://ajws.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/americanjewishworldservice
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajws

Date Posted: April 27, 2023

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Opening: Volunteer Opportunity

Locations: New York City, Chicago, D.C., New Orleans

Searching for your place in justice movements and progressive Jewish community? Spend a year in the Jewish Service Corps! You’ll springboard your career through a full-time job at a leading non-profile while exploring the intersections between social justice and Jewish life in innovative programming and pluralistic communal living. Start building the foundations for career and community at avodah.net/serve.

Applications are open for the 2023-2024 Avodah’s Jewish Service Corps, a year-long program for individuals ages 21-26 to build a lifetime of leadership skills, an active Jewish community, a powerful professional network, and a more just America. As a member of the Jewish Services Corps, you will:

  • Gain a year of hands-on experience.
  • Develop skills as a social justice advocate.
  • Create lasting Jewish community.
  • Have your basic needs met.
  • Access Jewish justice opportunities for life

Avodah is committed to building a service corps that inclusively represents the diverse Jewish Community. Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, Jews of Color, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBT2QIA people, and people who come from poor or working class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!

We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.
You can also visit avodah.net/serve, or email apply@avodah.net to learn more or nominate a friend.
The program will run September 2023 – August 2024.

Website: avodah.net/serve
IG: weareavodah

Date Posted: April 19, 2023

The Jewish Center and Federation of the Twin Tiers (JCF) in Elmira

Jewish Center and Federation of the Twin Tiers

Opening: Executive Director

Locations: Elmira, NY

The Jewish Center and Federation of the Twin Tiers (JCF) in Elmira, NY is searching for an Executive Director. The Director is the chief of our organization and oversees all the planning and implementation
of charitable and social activities. This position includes administrative duties relating to the management of the JCF and its budget, as well as personnel and program responsibilities in coordination
with community volunteers. By developing Jewish programming that creates community engagement and acting as a liaison with outside stakeholders, the director will build richer internal and external
community relationships. Programming and community activities are designed to welcome and include all participants.
We are searching for a full time hire but will consider part time. Some administrative duties are shared by support staff, and flexibility concerning managerial duties is required for this position. We are
offering a salary range of $ 34,000 to $ 53,000, based on applicant experience as well as conditions of employment. Salary package includes benefits and two weeks of paid vacation plus all Federal and major
Jewish holidays but no relocation reimbursement.

Start Date: July 1, 2023
Email cover letter and resume as “.pdf” attachments to: employment.jcf@gmail.com
More Information can be found at: https://www.jewishelmira.org/

Date Posted: April 3, 2023