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

JCRC Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix

JCRC – Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix

Position Opening: Full-time / Part-time Associate Director (AD)

Location: Flexible hours and WFH/office hybrid; the office is in Scottsdale

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix (JCRC) seeks f/t or p/t Associate Director to help fight Nazis in the desert.

The Associate Director (AD) works closely with Executive Director and Board to foster education, dialogue, and advocacy within and outside the Jewish community, providing a collective voice in advancing justice, compassion, and equity while combating antisemitism and hate.

The AD coordinates, implements, and oversees programs, including education, social action, and interfaith relations. The AD helps build and maintain key relationships and engage in dialogue with community entities including civic and interfaith organizations, other non-profits, and local government officials. A significant part of the job is financial development, including fundraising and grant writing.

Relevant non-profit experience including event planning, partnering, fundraising, crisis management, program management, and rapid response. Excellent written & oral communication skills and knowledge of Jewish tradition and community required.

Pay range: $55,000 – $65,000 based upon experience.
Insurance contribution (75% in year one; full contribution following)
401(k) or IRA match (after 1k hrs)

To Apply: Write to info@jcrcphoenix.org, attention Associate Director position. Please submit a cover letter, 1-3 page resume and 2-3 writing samples. Deadline is Oct 21, 2022. No Calls. EOE.

Website: https://jcrcphoenix.org/
Twitter: @JCRC_Phornic
Facebook: Facebook.com/JCRCPhoenix

Date Posted: September 22, 2022

Shalom Bayit

Shalom Bayit

Position Opening: Development Assistant

Location: East Bay / Bay Area, CA

Position Summary: Got a knack for planning unforgettable fundraising events? Do you love both spreadsheets and people? Want to put those skills to work in a dynamic Jewish social justice environment changing lives every day? Shalom Bayit is growing, and we’re seeking a highly organized, stellar person to support our annual cycle of Development activities. You are the right partner for this new role if you are ultra-organized, feel passionate about Shalom Bayit’s mission, and enjoy wearing many hats in a supportive, dynamic workplace working with amazing people.

The Basics:

Reports to: Events & Engagement Manager

FTE: 30 hrs/week (.75FTE) or FT, negotiable. Non-exempt.

Salary & Benefits: $23-$27/hr depending on experience | Full Health, Dental, Vision, 403b retirement. Generous vacation, sick, Jewish holiday, family leave | Consensus-driven, social justice, pet-friendly workplace committed to diversity, healthy boundaries and respectful workplace culture.
Click here for full job description: https://www.shalom-bayit.org/employment-opportunities/#Development-Assistant

Website: https://www.shalom-bayit.org/

Date Posted: September 22, 2022

Urban Adamah

2 Full-Time Positions Opening: Youth & Family Programs Manager, Marketing Manager

Location: Berkeley, CA

Start Dates: November – December 2022
We’re searching for mission-aligned individuals who are committed to making a difference. At the end of the day, it’s all about creating a more loving, just, and sustainable world. Apply for one of our open positions!

Are you, an awesome colleague, or a good friend perfect for one of these positions? Pass this along! Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. If you have any questions please email the Senior Director of People & Operations, Kat Morgan, at kat@urbanadamah.org.


We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from diverse backgrounds. This includes Black, Indigenous, Latino, and Asian people, LGBTQ, and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds. We affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Website: https://urbanadamah.org/

Date Posted: September 21, 2022

Jewish Veg

Jewish Veg

Position Opening: Director of Marketing and Communications

Location: Full-time, works remotely

Jewish Veg – a nonprofit organization that is creating a kinder, healthier, more compassionate Jewish community – is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to solidify the organization’s rapid growth and advance engagement throughout the Jewish world. The director will strengthen the Jewish vegan movement through a combination of online and on-the-ground strategies to reach new audiences and grow our base of supporters.

The Director of Marketing and Communications is a respected member of the Jewish Veg professional team who will report to the Deputy Executive Director and will be responsible for boosting our World Wide Web, social media and traditional media presences.

For more information and to see how to apply, go to JewishVeg.org/jobs

Website: https://www.jewishveg.org/

Date Posted: September 16, 2022

reconstructing Judaism

Reconstructing Judaism

Position Opening: Assistant Director for Thriving Communities

Location: Hybrid (remote)

Reconstructing Judaism seeks an Assistant Director for Thriving Communities. This position will be supervised by the Vice President for Thriving Communities and is an excellent opportunity to be deeply connected to the congregational life of the movement. The department of Thriving Communities helps the Reconstructionist movement to flourish by supporting Reconstructionist congregations and havurot. This position includes programming, event planning and oversight, congregational relations and more.

This is a hybrid position, with a combination of onsite and remote work.

We are looking for an excellent networker and relationship builder with excellent communication and follow-up skills who has experience working with synagogues in a planning and programming capacity.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Familiarity with and openness to the values of Reconstructionist Judaism. Direct experience with synagogues required; interest in and/or experience working in a Jewish communal context preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred.
  • Experience administering Zoom virtual meetings preferred.

We offer excellent benefits and a workplace that highly values diversity.

$58,000-65,000, commensurate with experience/qualifications.

Please visit https://www.reconstructingjudaism.org/employment/ for more information.
Submit materials to tgrauer@reconstructingjudaism.org.

Website: https://www.reconstructingjudaism.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReconstructingJudaism/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/reconjudaism
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/

Date Posted: September 6, 2022

Israel Policy Forum

Position Opening: Donor Engagement Associate (DEA)

Location: New York, NY preferred; remote candidates within the United States may be considered; work must be performed during Eastern Time Zone working hours


Israel Policy Forum is an educational and policy organization working to shape the discourse and mobilize support among American Jewish leaders and U.S. policymakers for the realization of a viable two-state solution consistent with Israel’s security. We do this by educating political and communal leaders on pragmatic policy ideas to improve Israel’s security while maintaining conditions for an eventual two-state solution, and by building consensus in the policy and Jewish communities for these visions and goals. We envision a Jewish, democratic, and secure Israel, and support a strong and enduring U.S.-Israel relationship.


Under the guidance of the Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO), and working closely with the part-time Director of Individual Giving (DIG), the Donor Engagement Associate (DEA) will support the Development Department’s fundraising plan that incorporates new and ongoing initiatives including donor solicitation and stewardship, a recurring giving program, virtual and in-person fundraising and cultivation events, delegation travel to the Middle East, project underwriting, institutional support, and legacy giving.

For the full job description, visit: https://israelpolicyforum.org/careers/

Website: https://israelpolicyforum.org/

 Date Posted: Aug 26, 2022

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Milwaukee Jewish Federation

Position Opening: Director, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)

Location: Milwaukee

Are you passionate about coalition building? Want to engage a diverse spectrum of stakeholders around issues of Jewish and broader communal concern? We are looking for a visionary, collaborative leader to head up our community relations and public affairs activities as the next Director of our Jewish Community Relations Council at Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
The Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) will provide professional leadership in assuming responsibility for the Federation’s community relations and public affairs activities in the Milwaukee Jewish community. The Director will work in cooperation with the JCRC Board to determine the priorities for the local Jewish community relations agenda, and will oversee the core work of the JCRC, which includes issues related to Israel advocacy and education, antisemitism, government relations, domestic policy issues, social and economic justice, and interfaith relations. The Director reports to the Vice President of Leadership and Global and works with the JCRC volunteer leaders. In addition, the Director of the JCRC will serve as a resource to media, government officials and Jewish and non-Jewish community leaders on matters relating to Israel and the Jewish community in conjunction with the Federation’s CEO.

For a complete job description, please see the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Careers page.
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to HR@milwaukeejewish.org

Website: https://www.milwaukeejewish.or
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JewishMilwaukee

 Date Posted: Aug 22, 2022

Forest Hills Religious School

Forest Hills Jewish Center Religious School

 Part-time Educator Position Opening

Location: Forest Hills, NY, Sundays; class time 9:15-12:15

Forest Hills Jewish Center Religious School is looking for a Jewish History and Diversity teacher for our 8th grade. Love of teens a must.

New to formal teaching? FHJC supports and trains incoming faculty.

The class will focus on the history of Jews in the many diaspora communities around the world including the United States. Class curriculum includes Be’chol Lashon’s P2P and teacher-created material. You will have the full assistance and support of the Director of Education. The day also includes participating in a learners’ minyan with the students and co-leading an elective. Actual teaching time is one hour and 15 minutes.

Our school provides for our students, families and staff a welcoming haven, physically, spiritually and intellectually, where community is valued and nurtured, and opportunities for Jewish living and observance abound. Our school is a partnership of its leadership, faculty and families that promotes a culture of warmth, curiosity and experimentation.

FHJC is located near mass transit on the E,F,M and R train lines. Salary is competitive.

To Apply: Please send a resume or contact Jessica Braginsky if you have any questions.
Jessica Braginsky
Director of Education and Engagement
Forest Hills Jewish Center
106-06 Queens Blvd.
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Website: https://www.fhjc.org/

 Date Posted: Aug 9, 2022

J Leader Academy

J Leaders Academy

Accepting Applications

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

J leaders Academy in the San Francisco Bay Area is Accepting Applications thru August 19
The J Leaders Academy has been specifically designed for Jewish young professionals in their 20s and 30s. The Academy is meaningful, life-changing, impactful and fun. One of the most valuable aspects of this six month program are the life-long friendships developed with other fellows.
See Poster here: Download J Leaders Academy Poster PDF

To learn more, go to http://www.jleaders.org/academy.

 Date Posted: Aug 9, 2022


Congregation B’nai Jeshurun

Position Open

Community Engagement Program Associate

Location: Manhattan, West side

Community Engagement Program Associate at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun
Since our founding in 1825, B’nai Jeshurun (BJ) has been at the forefront of the American Jewish experience. As we approach our third century, our vision is focused on the spiritual work of transformation and on the creation of a Jewish path that is authentic, profound, and helps all members of our community seek and live their purpose to the fullest.

Job Overview
B’nai Jeshurun seeks a passionate individual to join its Community Engagement department as a Program Associate. Guided by values of hesed (lovingkindness), tzedek (justice), and kehilla (community), the mission of the Community Engagement department is to create accessible opportunities within the BJ community and beyond for learning, service, and spiritual connections while fostering authentic relationships and a culture of belonging. The Program Associate will contribute to this mission by strengthening and expanding gateways to the BJ community; developing educational opportunities and programming for specific demographics and constituencies; building relationships with and among congregants; and identifying additional ways to create a synagogue culture of relationality, ownership, and radical embrace.
Full Job Description: https://www.bj.org/community-engagement-program-associate/

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to careers@bj.org with the subject line, “COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM ASSOCIATE.”

Website: http://www.bj.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bnai.jeshurun/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bjnyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bj_nyc/

Date posted: July 21, 2022

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Congregation Emanu-El

Position Open

Pastoral Care Provider (Contract position, approximately 20 hours a month at $20 an hour)

Location: San Francisco

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

Job Summary

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

Congregation Emanu-El’s Pastoral Care Provider (PCP) provides a listening ear and caring heart to congregants who are homebound, diagnosed with cancer or other terminal disease, living with chronic illness, experiencing loss or any of the numerous heartaches that cause congregants to turn to their temple. The position is designed to give congregants the opportunity to see a trained professional more often than a rabbi’s schedule allows.

This is a collaborative, relationship-oriented role. The PCP will work with Clergy and the Director of Member Experience to manage congregant care, which would include regular phone calls and in-person visits as needed or requested, and documenting visits and conversations. The hours will be set according to the PCP’s personal schedule but should not exceed 20 hours a month.

For more information and to apply, go to https://www.emanuelsf.org/pastoral-care-provider/.

Website: https://www.emanuelsf.org/

Date posted: July 18, 2022

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Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools

Prizmah 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.

Positions open

♦ Director, Operation

Location: New York Metropolitan Area or Remote

The Director, Operations is responsible for the setup, implementation, and continued maintenance of internal systems and technology. This position is also responsible for Human Resource management and supervises the Programs and Operations Administrator.


  • General Infrastructure/Systems
  • Database Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance

For a Full Job Description click here: https://prizmah.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/Director%20of%20Operations%20August2022.pdf

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@prizmah.org. Please include your name and Director, Operations in the subject line.

Date Posted: Aug 24, 2022

♦ Vice President, Finance, Full-time, Exempt

Location: New York Metropolitan Area or Remote

The Vice President, Finance will serve in a critical leadership capacity and will lead the financial strategy and management of Prizmah. Prizmah is a 501(c)3, funded by a combination of philanthropy, other sponsorships and earned revenue including membership fees, payment for participation in Prizmah programs/events and school consultative service. The Vice President, Finance will work with the CEO, COO, Leadership Team members and other colleagues to ensure an effective financial strategy, budgets and financial infrastructure and internal control environment for effective working. The Vice President, Finance will also liaise with Prizmah’s Finance and Audit Committees and Board.

For a Full Job Description click here: https://prizmah.org/sites/default/files/2022-06/VP_Finance_June2022.pdf
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@prizmah.org. Please include the job title, Vice President, Finance in the subject line.

Date posted: August 9, 2022

♦ Director, Stronger Together, Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Boston

Prizmah is seeking to hire a Director of Stronger Together. The Director will be a high-EQ, entrepreneurial individual with a strong background in strategy, project management, and pilot implementation. The Director will create a well-run, highly-regarded, and fiscally sound program that adds value to the Greater Boston community for years to come, and will potentially provide a model for other Jewish communities in North America. Experience in the field of Jewish day school education and knowledge of the Greater Boston Jewish community would be an asset but isn’t required.

For the full job description, click here: https://prizmah.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/Director_Stronger_Together_July_2022.pdf

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@prizmah.org. Please include Director, Stronger Together in the subject line.

Website: https://prizmah.org/

Date posted: August 9, 2022

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Position Open

Fellow with Avodah’s Justice Fellowship in Chicago & Kansas City

Location: Chicago & Kansas City

Applications are now open for the Avodah Justice Fellowship in Chicago and Kansas City, a selective seven-month program that unites change-makers passionate about exploring justice, Jewishness, and the powerful intersections between the two.

Justice Fellows will explore methods of social change while engaging in critical Jewish learning that will deepen, challenge, and nourish their everyday work. Through regular evening lessons drawn from Avodah’s cutting-edge curriculum, we’ll support Fellows in developing a systemic analysis on poverty, burnout inoculation, leadership skills, Jewish depth, and a robust communal network. Fellows will build an intentional, pluralistic community committed to the personal, professional, and spiritual growth needed to do impactful justice work long-term.

If you have 2-8 years 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. They are eager to explore the intersections of Jewish life and justice, committed to personal growth and community-building, and invested in working on critical justice issues for the long haul.

Are you the next Justice Fellow, or do you know someone who could be? We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for a mid Nov. start. 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 fellowship flyer

Full Description: https://avodah.net/what-we-do/avodah-fellowship/

Avodah’s Website – https://avodah.net/who-we-are/jobs/
IG: weareavodah

Date posted: August 17, 2022