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

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

JCC East BAy

JCC East Bay

Position Open

Family Engagement Manager

Location: Berkeley, CA

The JCC East Bay is looking for a Family Engagement Manager. This person will be responsible for the strategic development and execution of a wide range of meaningful family engagement experiences, and the expansion of our reach to families not currently involved in Jewish communal life in the East Bay. The Family Engagement Manager will research, conceptualize, implement, partner, and evaluate a dynamic slate of offerings designed to engage families.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website: https://jcceastbay.org/about/general/job-opportunities/.

Website: https://jcceastbay.org/

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


JQY – Jewish Queer Youth

Position Open

Program Manager (PM)

Location: New York City

About JQY
JQY (Jewish Queer Youth) is a nonprofit organization supporting and empowering LGBTQ youth in the Jewish community, with a special focus on teens and young adults from Orthodox, Chasidic, and Sephardi/Mizrahi homes. JQY fights to ensure the emotional and physical health and safety of this population. Our goal is for all these individuals to know: You are a valued member of the Jewish community and you are not alone.

About the Role
The Program Manager (PM) will both guide and implement all programming at JQY. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, self-driven, and able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with efficiency and excellence. They will leverage the success of existing programs and build new ones to expand and deepen JQY’s impact as the organization quickly grows. This position is based in New York City (currently we are working in our WeWork office in Times Square 2.5 days a week), and reports to and partners closely with the Executive Director.

About You
You connect with the mission of JQY and seek to serve the queer Jewish community. You keep the big-picture goals in mind and simultaneously hold the day-to-day details with the highest levels of integrity and care for our constituents. You are decisive and have an intuitive sense about when you need to seek guidance and when you should make the call. You are curious and eager to learn. You truly enjoy and are at ease working directly with young people. You take the work seriously, but you don’t take yourself too seriously.

For the full job description of the JQY Program Manager: Click here
To Apply:
For immediate consideration, send your cover letter and resume to careers@jqy.org. Please indicate your name and “Program Manager” in the subject line.

Website: https://www.jqyouth.org/

Date posted: June 27, 2022

Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund

Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

Positions Open

  • Philanthropy Associate, Donor Advised Funds
  • Education Director, North America & International
  • Manager, Digital Marketing
  • Social Media & Marketing Manager, Diller Teen Fellows

Location: Various

Organizational Overview
At the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (the Federation), we envision diverse, dynamic Bay Area Jewish communities, deeply engaged in Jewish life and doing good locally, in Israel, and around the world. We create opportunities for people in the Bay Area to connect with and contribute to their communities. Our work is guided by the timeless Jewish values of kehilla (community), tzedakah (giving with just intention), tzedek (pursuing justice), and tikkun olam (repairing the world).

The Diller Teen Fellows is an immersive experiential education program for 11th graders designed to inspire and promote Jewish engagement and leadership among Jewish youth. This international program began in San Francisco 20 years ago and has since expanded to include 32 communities across North and South America, South Africa, Australia, Europe, and Israel. The program is sponsored by the Helen Diller Family Foundation and the Federation.

For a Full Job Description and to apply click here:


Website: https://jewishfed.org/careers

Date posted: June 27, 2022

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Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools

2 Positions Open

Vice President, Finance, Full-time, Exempt

Location: New York Metropolitan Area or Remote

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.

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.

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

NYC JOC Bayit Program Manager

Location: New York, NY
Description: Part time, 20-25 hours per week
Start Date: August 2022
Pay: $30-35/hour

Avodah is seeking a Program Manager to support and implement programs for our Jews of Color (JOC) Bayit in New York City. The Program Manager is responsible for the program arc for the JOC bayit, including coordinating JOC specific programming, mentoring, and community building. The JOC Bayit Program Manager is an integral member of the NYC Avodah local team. They will also contribute to work with both the Manager of Strategic Partnerships, NY/Northeast, who oversees local development and community engagement in the NYC region, and with the broader Service Corps team of program directors. The Program Manager will report to the National Program Director.

Responsibilities include:
Service Corps (70%)

  • In collaboration with the National Program Director and NY Program Director, strategize and lead the programmatic development and execution of programming for JOC Corps Members in New York.
  • Build and implement JOC Mentorship program and monitor mentor/mentee relationship;
  • Facilitate and attend applicable NYC retreats and orientation, as well as any JOC specific programs and retreats;
  • Support JOCs in developing their identities as JOC leaders
  • Connect JOC Corps Members with local and national JOC leaders and organizations through collaborative programming and community events; and
  • Create and hold space for JOC affinity groups. – In collaboration with the NY Program Director, strategize and lead the programmatic development and execution of programming for those living in the JOC Bayit in NYC. Examples of this work may include:
    – Serve as a key programmatic point of contact for JOC Bayit Corps Members, including regularly staffing JOC Bayit programming;
    – Support JOC Bayit members in developing a strong intentional community
    – Attend weekly Service Corps team meetings
    – Attend monthly Program Team meetings

Service Corps Recruitment (30%)

  • In collaboration with the recruitment team and communications team, consult on a marketing and communications plan for the JOC Bayit;
  • Support outreach to organizations, synagogues, schools, and other spaces for JOC recruitment for the Service Corps
  • Deepen and build Avodah’s connections with JOC leaders, JOC-facing organizations and other DEI/REI professionals to steward strong relationships that will connect us to JOC applicants
  • Connect with all JOC applicants through 1:1s or small-group conversations to help them learn about Avodah and navigate the application process;
  • Interview JOC Service Corps applicants; and
  • Staff recruitment events (career fairs, information sessions, pitches, etc.) as needed.

About you:
We are looking for candidates who have at least 4 years of relevant experience, as well the skills and competencies listed below. We know that systemic inequities in hiring have caused people from historically marginalized groups to only apply to jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to break this statistic and apply, as no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

  • You are an experienced educator and facilitator who can translate our curriculum into an excellent program on the ground. You build strong relationships and support the creation of strong communities. You can mentor and guide young adults in developing their own leadership and building relationships.
  • You have a deep knowledge of our key content areas including: anti-racism and anti-oppression frameworks; domestic poverty and social justice issues; the range and diversity of Jewish identity and practice; and leadership development for young adults.
  • You have knowledge of the JOC community and organizational landscape.
  • You are committed to integrating social justice activism and Jewish life.
  • You are accountable for your own work and are a strong project manager. With a part-time role, you juggle competing demands, prioritize with ease, and are efficient with your time. You are comfortable with deadlines.
  • You are able to work evenings and weekends.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands
The Program Manager is eligible to work either in the NYC office or as a hybrid employee. The role involves regular evening and semi-regular weekend programming, as well as occasional high volume periods particularly during the move-in and move-out portions of the program year. During these times the JOC Bayit Program Manager may be asked to assist with minor physical labor, as physical ability allows. The flow of the work is variable; there are times when the work is fast-paced and there are slower periods depending on the time of the program year. This position entails working with deadlines and prioritizing different responsibilities. The abilities to handle stressful situations with multiple projects underway at the same time, and to work both independently and collaboratively, are essential.
All Avodah staff who work in person must be up to date on their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Please click this link to apply. Due to the volume of applications, we are only able to respond to those applicants granted an interview. We will begin reviewing applications on July 5 and after that applications will be accepted until a hire is made and interviews will be set up on a rolling basis. Please direct any questions to jobs@avodah.net.

Avodah’s Website – https://avodah.net/who-we-are/jobs/
Full Job Description -https://avodah.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/NYC-FY-2023-JOC-Bayit-Program-Manager-Job-Description.pdf

Date posted: June 17, 2022

Stephen Wise Temple

Positions Open
Director of Human Resources – Stephen Wise Temple & School

Location: Los Angeles

Employment Type: Full Time

About the Position

This position provides high-level leadership and strategic guidance to the leadership at Stephen Wise Temple and Schools.  As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director is responsible for long-term, strategic HR goals and objectives as well as complying with and implementing labor laws, policies, procedures, and best practices.

The Director is equal parts strategic and tactical: this person is expected to be detailed and hands-on, but we are also looking for a strategist who can identify opportunities to develop our culture throughout the organization. The Director of Human Resources supervises a Payroll & HR Administrator and reports jointly to the CFO and Executive Director/COO.

For a full job description and to apply, click here https://rsjswenson.applytojob.com/apply/A2Oznb5MsV/Director-Of-Human-Resources

Website: https://www.wisela.org/

Date Posted: June 13, 2022

Union for Reform Judaism

Positions Open
Job locations: Remote/Inperson

Director, Youth Organizing – Local Communities & Synagogues

Location: Remote/Online (Default)/In person meetings, as needed 

Employment Type: Full Time, Benefits Eligible

Department: Camp & Immersives – NFTY

Reporting to: Executive Director of Strategic Innovation and Program, URJ Camp & Immersives

Direct Reports: 3-5 Part-Time Regional Mentors

Start Date: July 1, 2022 

Salary Range: $90,000 – $100,000 plus competitive benefits package


The Union for Reform Judaism’s (URJ) Camps & Immersives department seeks a passionate community builder to be the Director of Youth Organizing for Local Communities and Synagogues and to support teens in creating a vibrant, powerful, diverse, and inclusive youth movement. The URJ aspires to build the confidence and character of young leaders, so they are inspired to make the world a better place and pursue lifelong engagement in Jewish life.

For a full job description and to apply, click here https://urj.org/who-we-are/careers/director-youth-organizing-local-communities-synagogues

Assistant Director, Youth Organizing – Development & Volunteer Community

Location: Remote/Online/In person meetings, as needed 

Employment Type: Full Time, Benefits Eligible

Department: Camp & Immersives – NFTY

Reporting to: Director of Youth Organizing – Leadership Development

Start Date: July 1, 2022 

Salary Range: $60-70,000 plus competitive benefits package


The Union for Reform Judaism’s (URJ) Camps & Immersives department seeks a passionate community builder to be the Assistant Director of Youth Organizing with a focus on development and volunteer engagement in the pursuit of creating a vibrant, powerful, diverse, inclusive youth movement.

For a full job description and to apply, click here https://urj.org/who-we-are/careers/director-youth-organizing-local-communities-synagogues

Assistant Director, Youth Organizing – Development & Volunteer Community

Location:  Remote/Online /In person meetings and events, as needed  

(Strong preference for someone in the Chicago Metropolitan Area; occasional in-person programming, meetings, and camp retreats. Summers: In person at URJ OSRUI and NFTY in Israel.)

Employment Type: Full Time, Benefits Eligible

Department: Camp & Immersives – NFTY

Reporting to:  Camp Director, OSRUI (Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute Camp)

Start Date: July 1, 2022 

Salary Range: $48,000 – $52,000 plus competitive benefits package


The Union for Reform Judaism’s (URJ) Camping & Immersives department seeks a passionate community builder to be a full-time Teen Mentor for the URJ’s Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI) Camp/Mid-West Region.

For a full job description and to apply, click here https://urj.org/who-we-are/careers/mid-west-teen-mentor-osrui-camp

Website: https://urj.org/

Date Posted: June 1, 2022

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Positions Open

Full-Time Special Assistant to the CEO

Location: This position is based in our New York office. Currently, the T’ruah staff is primarily working remotely, but the person in this position will need to come into the office periodically now, and regularly once we are in our office on a more regular basis. 

T’ruah is seeking a full-time Special Assistant to the CEO who will work closely with the CEO and will be responsible for all components of the CEO’s administrative needs, including scheduling, domestic and international travel, board management, expense reporting, and drafting correspondence, and will manage our New York office space.

The ideal candidate has prior experience as an executive assistant to an organizational leader, is highly organized, and has strong written and oral communication skills..

This is an exciting time to join T’ruah at an incredible moment of growth. We are in the second year of an ambitious five-year plan to grow our organization and budget substantially.. This position is an incredible opportunity for a self-starter who is excited about being part of an organization making social change and protecting human rights.

The Special Assistant to the CEO reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for the following:

  • Manage the CEO’s calendar
  • Provide administrative support to enable the CEO to lead effectively
  • Schedule domestic and international travel, including researching and booking flights and hotels, scheduling meetings, setting meeting locations, and troubleshooting issues that arise
  • Support the CEO’s development and educational work
  • Coordinate logistics for board and committee meetings
  • Serve as the point person for office administration and procedures
  • Direct phone calls and emails to relevant staff people

Click here for full job description: https://truah.org/about/jobs-at-truah/

How to Apply
Complete the informational form located here.
Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@truah.org. Please write “Special Assistant” in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
Our Timeline: Applications will be accepted through August 10. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Our ideal start date for this position is early-mid September.

Posted: July 11, 2022