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Communications Intern

Washington Hebrew Congregation

2023627100

Washington Hebrew Congregation is looking for an intern to assist with all things communications. From website content management to graphic design, email marketing, and social media, come be a part of a small-but-mighty team and gain that hands-on experience your resume is looking for! We'd like our intern to give us 10-15 hours a week, on a regular schedule, including some in-person work time at our offices in Cathedral Heights in Northwest D.C. If you love to write, and have a passion for communicating, design, and social media, this is a great opportunity to build critical skills, experience, and knowledge that will serve you well in any aspect of the communications world.


*Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Proof of college credit must be provided by applicant.


A Bit About Us: Progressive, inclusive, caring, and compassionate, Washington Hebrew Congregation, at its heart, is a community. We’re a Reform synagogue Located in Washington, DC with a second campus in Potomac, Maryland. Our 2,200+ households are drawn to our incredible programming and social opportunities, engaging services, passion for social justice, and deeply involved clergy.


Desired Qualifications

Current students who have completed at least one year of college
Familiarity with email marketing tools (Mailchimp and Constant Contact)
Experience with CMS website management platforms (i.e. WordPress and Drupal)
Experience using social media platforms for business purposes and knowledge of best practices for each platform including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube
A good eye for design (Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and/or Canva is a huge plus!)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Detail oriented
A quick study and desire to learn new tools, skills, platforms, and technology
Strong writing and proofreading skills
Excellent communicator
Positive attitude
Enjoys teamwork and collaboration

EEO Statement

Washington Hebrew Congregation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Focusing on the health and safety of the entire community, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated for covid-19 unless there is a religious or medical exemption.

After School Staff

EDCJCC

202-777-3245

APPLICATION LINK

Work at Afterschool!

Our Afterschool program is searching for a few amazing individuals to round out our afterschool staff. If you are energetic and would love to spend the afternoon working with awesome kids (or know someone who is) please reach out to Arielle Bodner at abodner@edcjcc.org.

Afterschool Staff run the EDCJCC’s daily after school program for PreK-5th graders. Responsibilities include creating and running fun, interactive activities for the children; child pickup from nearby elementary school; overseeing snack and homework time; getting children to their assigned electives in a timely manner; and supervising changing for swimming among other duties as assigned. Wage is commensurate with experience.

Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age.
The After School Program is offered Mondays-Fridays from 3:00-6:00 PM. Flexible scheduling is available.
Additional hours may be added for child pick-up or no school days on a case-by-case basis.

Salary: $17.00 per hour

Application Process: Interested applicants should send a resume to Arielle Bodner, Director of Camp and Afterschool Programming, at abodner@edcjcc.org or call 202-777-3245. Contact with any questions.

Childcare/House and Family Assistant

W-Y Family

3104358498

APPLICATION LINK

Family of 5 in NW DC seeking a wonderful person to help out in a variety of ways with our home and kids. Part childcare, cooking, schlepping and cleaning/straightening up.

We are seeking about 8-10 hours/week of help with caring for our children before and after school a couple of days a week. Must be available Wednesday early mornings from 7-10 am which will include getting the kids off to school and then some post drop off home related tasks. Addition of one afternoon/evening a week to pick up kids from school manage any after school drop offs, dinner prep, homework and playtime and sometimes bedtime….(this will be either Tuesday and/or Wednesday) - flexible on day of the week. Additional babysitting hours possible on weeknights or weekends pretty consistently. Would love to find someone who really wants to help a busy family function with ease and joy and willing to do errands, clean, cooking and prep for dinner/kids lunch and loves hanging with kiddos Possibility of more work for the right fit!

Must have: flexible schedule, car, good driving record, good sense of humor, ability to manage three children and references

Pay: $15-20/hour depending on experience.
Please contact Elianna eyolkut@gmail.com if you are interested.

Religious School Teacher

Kehila Chadasha

2407318436

Dynamic Teacher for Experiential Jewish Learning (Sundays) Needed

Kehila Chadasha is an inclusive, independent, and cooperative community. We run a progressive and experiential Jewish Education program, serving tots to teens! We are seeking candidates who are willing to create a vibrant Jewish experience.

School year September -May

Classes meet Sundays 9:15am – 12:15pm
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
Small classes, big hearts and open minds

Looking For:

Creative and experiential approaches
Warmth, enthusiasm, open mind open heart
Experience with elementary aged children is highly desirable
Jewish summer camp or youth group experience is a bonus
Musical, artistic or drama skills are a bonus
Knowledge of Hebrew reading required

Submit resume and cover letter to schoolinfo@kehilachadasha.org. Please include information about your Jewish background.

Impact Team Coordinator

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Organizational Vision, Mission, and Function:

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to creating a vibrant and purposeful Jewish community. The Federation cares for those in need, deepens engagement in Jewish life, and strengthens the bonds among Jews in the Washington area, in Israel, and around the world. We create strong partnerships with agencies and congregations as a community leader, convener and catalyzer so that we can plan strategically and effectively with a strong, collective voice; we motivate donors to increase their giving impact through opportunities that make a meaningful difference in our community; and we adapt to changing realities in the Jewish and philanthropic worlds by enhancing high-impact programs, implementing new initiatives and services and eliminating duplication.

Position Overview:

The Impact Team Coordinator will work with the Vibrant Jewish Life and Strategic Planning & Allocations team of professionals to manage community planning initiatives implemented by the Federation both locally and in Israel and ensure the collaboration of the Impact department with the Financial Resource Development, Marketing, and other departments as appropriate, to maximize the impact the team’s work across the organization.

The Impact Team Coordinator is a self-starter who is highly motivated and possesses excellent interpersonal skills and presence. This individual will be able to focus on both fine details and a larger vision to ensure that the details of program development and execution are managed seamlessly for both volunteer leaders and organizational partners.

Primary Responsibilities:

Work with Israel & Overseas partner agencies: build relationships with their program staff; manage metrics, reporting and coordination of new grantees in Israel; share impact of the overseas programs supported by the Federation; collaborate with Financial Resource Development department to match overseas funding opportunities with donors’ interest
Coordinate the work of the Vibrant Jewish Life team: develop working groups; coordinate scheduling, communications, agendas and meeting follow up; serve as the bridge between the creation of community goals and the execution and funding through the Strategic Planning & Allocations processes
Manage the logistics of community grant programs: communicate and coordinate with internal team and prospective grantees; review and summarize applications; manage tracking of applications and evaluation system
Track program implementation and prepare data summaries as well as overall trends
Other Federation responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

2 years of experience in communal planning and grant management preferred
Experience Jewish community work and/or strategic planning
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse population
Knowledge of Jewish customs and practices

Interested?

In building our professional team, Federation strives to model our vision of an inclusive community and vibrant future. As an equal opportunity employer, we invite and encourage applications from all candidates of all backgrounds and identities. We know that no applicant's experience will align 100% with the listed qualifications. Don't let that hold you back! We encourage you to apply and look forward to meeting you.

Candidates should be located in or willing to relocate to the Greater Washington (DC, MD, and Northern VA) region. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement, with 2-3 days a week required in the office. The health and safety of our professional team and community remains a top priority, and all Federation employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Teen Engagement Associate

Ohr Kodesh Congregation

301-589-3880

Teen Engagement Associate
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Ohr Kodesh is looking for a natural relationship-builder with a love for Judaism who will bring energy and creativity to their work with our teens.

This full-time position offers the opportunity to be creative and to share your excitement and passions with teens beginning their independent Jewish journeys. You will have the chance to build meaningful and impactful relationships with teens and their families while developing professional skills in a vibrant Jewish community organization.

In this position, you will work with a committed and collaborative educational staff for a Conservative synagogue that is committed to taking the Jewish tradition seriously and working with a knowledgeable and engaged lay leadership to deepen our knowledge and create fun, meaningful, and enriching Jewish experiences for our teens and families.

The Teen Engagement Associate (TEA) serves as an advisor to our youth groups. This individual is responsible for the administrative responsibilities connected to all middle and high school formal educational programs, including supporting the Cantor in the B'nai Mitzvah program. This person will recruit, train and supervise synagogue programming for the teens who support our teachers in Shabbat, High Holiday, and religious school programs. This individual will work closely with the Director of Lifelong Learning and all educational leaders to create the possible Jewish experiences for the teens and their families, fulfill administrative responsibilities to ensure an effective and professional educational program, and work appropriately with lay leadership in every aspect of the program. All Ohr Kodesh professionals are committed to mentoring and supporting the Teen Engagement Associate as this individual develops these skills.

Teen Leaders and Madrichim
Recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising and paying teens to support Ohr Kodesh Educational programming Teen Leaders and Madrichim (Shabbat Crew, religious school Madrichim, Family events, High Holiday support)

Teen Education and Programming
Coordinate Shabbat morning services for teens.
Support B'nai Mitzvah Programming (Mitzvah Scholars) - will work with the Educational staff and the cantor to prepare students for their B'nei mitzvah ceremonies and to transition to post B'nai Mitzvah roles in the community.
Mitzvah Scholar cohorts on Shabbat mornings when needed, participating in planning Yom Iyun programs for Mitzvah Scholars
Prepares and leads middle school Chesed Corps.
Teaching middle school and high school-aged students in the religious school as needed.
Work with the educational team to plan and implement programs including High Holidays, Purim, Hanukkah, etc.
During the school year, Saturday, Sunday, and Jewish holidays are part of the regular work week, with mutually agreeable time off during the week.

Youth Group Advisor for Teen Youth Groups
Ongoing communication, texting, and hanging out with our teens
Bonim (K - Grade 2)
Machar (Grades 3-5)
Kadima (Grades 6-8)
USY Grades 8-12)

Administration and Communication
Participate on committees and engage professionals and lay leaders to ensure clear communication and synergy among educational cohorts.
Ensure regular, consistent, and effective communication with teens and their families.
Budgeting and administration of the financial aspects of teen programming.
Attend occasional committee meetings as needed.

Qualifications
Confidence initiating and running programs
Excitement and willingness to not slow down until you have reached your goals
Self-driven and motivated, with energy and enthusiasm for Jewish programming
Excellent follow-through on projects, ability to multitask, and a team player
Creative problem solving
Ability to work Shabbat and Sunday, with a flexible weekday schedule
Knowledge of Conservative Jewish Practice
Experience with and a love for working with teens
Salary: $40,000 - 42,500

Benefits include:
· Medical insurance
· Optional dental & vision insurance
· Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance
· Two weeks of paid vacation
· 8 paid secular holidays
· Pleasant work environment

Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Rabbi Batya Glazer, Director of Lifelong Learning
rabbiglazer@ohrkodesh.org

Judaic Studies and Hebrew School Teachers

Temple Shalom

13015872273

Temple Shalom is a Social Action-driven, laid back Reform Synagogue looking for passionate Judaic Studies and Hebrew School teachers. We are accessible from GW via public transportation, and below is our weekly schedule of classes to choose from to teach:
-- Sundays 9:00-11:30 (PreK-->5th Grade Judaic Studies, or Hebrew Through Movement Teacher)
-- Sundays 6:00-8:00 (6th-->10th grades Judaic Studies Teachers)
-- Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 (3rd-7th grade Hebrew teacher)
-- Wednesday 4:30-6:00 and/or 6:30-8:00 (3rd-7th grade Hebrew teacher)

Email RabbiJosh@TempleShalom.net to learn more, submit your resume, and schedule a job interview!

Religious School Teachers & Hebrew Tutors

Congregation Etz Hayim

7039794466

Congregation Etz Hayim, an egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Arlington, Virginia, is looking for multiple teachers for K-7th graders on Sunday mornings.

- Sunday programs focus on Jewish studies (e.g., values, Bible stories, holidays, Jewish history) for K-9, and Wednesday programs on Hebrew learning for 3rd-7th graders.

-Hebrew tutoring opportunities are virtual and are scheduled based on your availability.

- Curriculum and support provided, fun culture, and competitive pay ($30+ per hour, based on experience).

College students are encouraged to apply!

To apply contact us: school@etzhayim.net
For more information: www.etzhayim.net

Development Officer, Donor Engagement, Next Gen

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

3012307200

Development Officer, Donor Engagement, NextGen
Financial Resource Development (FRD) · North Bethesda, Maryland
Candidates should be located in or willing to relocate to the Greater Washington (DC, MD, and Northern VA) region. Hybrid work options available.



Role Overview

The Development Officer, Donor Engagement, Next Gen is a relationship builder working with donors and lay leaders (volunteers) to engage and inspire the next generation of Jewish leaders in order to create a vibrant and open community for all Jews and their families in Greater Washington. He/she/they thrives on deepening connections, cultivating and stewarding leadership, and crafting and implementing engagement opportunities that strengthen individual and organizational relationships. The Development Officer will work with young adults within the Jewish community to elevate their involvement and investment in local, national and international Jewish life by helping them find and develop their philanthropy and leadership.



The Development Officer of Donor Engagement, Next Gen is a key member of our Financial Resource Development (FRD) team, and will be responsible for:



Resource Development

Serve as a relationship manager to deepen and strengthen connection with young adult (20s and 30s) donors and prospects
Personally identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of donors and prospects, securing gifts through face-to-face solicitations as part of a $20M+ annual campaign
Development of moves management donor pipeline with clear targets and metrics for growing Ben Gurion Society (BGS) ($1,000 annual gift for 40 and under)
Strategic focus on donor acquisition of rising philanthropists through inventory prospecting, scheduled outreach, connections with community members, and post-event follow-up.


Volunteer Partnership

In collaboration with the Director of Donor Engagement, Next Gen act as a thought-partner with critical lay leadership (volunteers), including the Next Gen Co-Chairs, as well as the Next Gen Board to identify, initiate, and develop solicitation efforts, enhance current engagement initiatives, and foster opportunities for organizational and communal leadership development
Trains and supports lay leaders by developing strategies for committees, meetings and events, and developing appropriate written materials including annotated agendas and operational plans (timelines for projects, solicitor recruitment plans).
In consultation with the Director of Donor Engagement, Next Gen and the Next Gen co-chairs, assists in creating a pipeline for lay leadership.


Engagement Opportunities

Develops and implements programming, events, and immersive travel experiences that further Federation’s philanthropic and leadership goals
Works closely with key donors and cohorts, including, but not limited to, Pomegranate Circle ($1800+) Ora, learning cohorts, such as Mindful Masculinity or Womxn of Wisdom, and with the Donor Engagement team, to develop and implement cross-organizational engagement and fundraising strategies
Plan, lead, and execute an educational leadership series for young adults, Nexus, that engages young people with Federation’s work and guides them in defining their own Jewish journey, in partnership with Nexus co-chairs
Foster existing partnerships with organizations and partner agencies in the community who cater to young adults with the goal of advancing Federation’s mission
Coordinate Birthright Israel community trips bi-annually in partnership with community agencies to staff, recruit, and follow-up with local Birthright participants. Serve as local contact for Birthright and Shorashim staff.
Serve as local point of contact for Jewish Federations of North America Changemakers program by recruiting participants and coaches, and planning post-event follow-up plan for select participants
Plan and execute donor engagement opportunities as required


General Support

Manage Next Gen’s social media accounts and online presence
Serve as a representative for Federation and Next Gen’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) principals. Work towards a Jewish future in Greater Washington that includes all Jews and the people who love them.
Partner with colleagues across the Development team including Donor Engagement, Key Relationships and the Jewish Community Foundation and across the organization to enhance the philanthropic engagement and leadership development of Next Gen donors, prospects and lay leaders




The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.



Background, Qualifications and Success Factors

2-3 years of experience in annual fundraising, donor engagement, customer service, sales, or relationship or account management
Strong donor-relations skills: proven ability in cultivating prospects and creating donor engagement strategies that lead to greater philanthropic support with a diverse population
Data-driven decision-maker who is comfortable with analytics and data management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
Experience in management of membership or volunteer operations and working with volunteer committees
First-hand knowledge of the Jewish community, its customs and practices
Proficiency in Microsoft Office; comfortable with and open to new technology


A People-Friendly Workplace

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is an equal opportunity employer offering a people- friendly environment, including:

Excellent health care and retirement benefits
Generous time off
Flexible work options
Opportunities and an annual stipend for continued professional development
Access to the JPRO Network, which connects, educates, inspires, and empowers professionals working in the Jewish nonprofit sector



The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington envisions an open, connected, and vibrant Jewish community that cares for each other, fosters Jewish learning and journeys, embraces Jewish peoplehood and Israel, and acts as a force for good in the world. As a mission-driven non-profit organization, we work to inspire, build, and sustain vibrant Jewish life in a changing world by mobilizing our community in common purpose, intentional innovation, and effective action. Learn more at shalomdc.org.

Afternoon Babysitter

Kirstein Family

APPLICATION LINK

The Kirstein family is seeking an after school babysitter 3-4 days a week this fall (with potential to continue into the spring).

Responsibilities include:
-picking up 9 & 6 year old from school in Sixteenth Street Heights and either walking or riding the bus home to Shepherd Park
-homework help and outdoor play, with occasional visits to the park or other walkable locations
-potential pick-up of 2 year old (also walkable)
-light dinner prep to help set family up for the evening

Pay: $20/hour || hours 3:30pm-6pm, M-R

Please send cover letter (highlighting previous childcare experience) and resume to jakirstein@gmail.com.

Youth Director

Young Israel Shomrai Emunah of Greater Washington

(301) 593-4465

APPLICATION LINK

Young Israel Shomrai Emunah (YISE), is a well-established Orthodox synagogue, serving hundreds of families, centrally located in Kemp Mill, Silver Spring, Maryland.
We are looking for a self-motivated and innovative youth professional with excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills who will work to unify and integrate all aspects of our YISE Youth program.
Generous salary is offered, based on your credentials, prior
experience and time commitment.
TO APPLY or LEARN MORE:
Contact Mrs. Debbie Katz at dkatz@yise.org

Religious School Teachers

Temple Micah

APPLICATION LINK

Do you like working with kids and would you like to make an impact in modern Jewish life? Come join the education team at Machon Micah, Temple Micah's fabulous program in Northwest DC. We need a few Sunday morning teachers (hours: 9:15-11:45 am) and a few Tuesday teachers (4:15-6:45 pm). We provide you with all teaching materials, a dynamic and warm community, and the opportunity to develop skills that are relevant to every job. Send your c.v. today to Sharon Tash Education Director, Temple Micah (tash@templemicah.org).