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Julie Greenwald wrote on November 15, 2017 at 11:42 am:
The JCRC hires college and graduate students interested in serving as Interns in the Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer terms. Interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to Julie Greenwald at Interns support work within the JCRC's 4 main pillars of government relations, Israel advocacy, inter-group relations, and social justice and have the opportunity to participate in exciting and meaningful projects that provide a unique lens through which to view our dynamic organization in action. JCRC Interns are involved in all aspects of our programs including legislative activities, research, event planning and publicity and policy development. Interns work out of the JCRC's North Bethesda Headquarters.
DENISE FOWLKES wrote on November 14, 2017 at 1:40 pm:
The Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington located at 6125 Montrose Road in Rockville, this premier community center is at the heart of Jewish life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs. The Adult Sports Instructor is responsible for assisting in the development and implantation of adult recreation classes. The Adult Sports Instructor will work in collaboration with the Sports Coordinator in planning and marketing the adult recreation classes. Essential Functions of the Position: • Understand the mission and vision of the Bender JCCGW • Ensure excellent customer service and customer responsiveness to participants, members and guest of the Center. • Plan lessons and teach sports classes to adults of all ages. • Be knowledgeable of the Bender JCCGW’s programs and activities. • Communicate with co-workers, members and participants through written and verbal communication. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed, required, or assigned. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: • Must be able to lead and participate in sport activities • Must be able to lift at least 30lbs • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and some holidays Other Responsibilities and Requirements: • Knowledge of, and respect for, the mission of the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, including its Personnel Handbook, and to abide by them • Work in a team environment. • Communicate effectively with others, verbally and in writing Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: • A minimum of 1 year experience in working with adults in a sports or recreational setting • Experience in coordinating sports leagues a plus • Excellent interpersonal skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven ability to work with adults • Skilled in MS Office Suite a plus • Knowledge of Jewish traditions and culture are desirable
Adam Sidel wrote on November 14, 2017 at 7:18 am:
My firm is currently looking to hire individuals into three, three-month-long temporary roles in support of AIPAC's 2018 annual conference -- which will be in DC in early March. You can find all of our job descriptions at: These positions that are open currently: * Communications Associate * Project Manager * Plenary Events Planning Assistant
Hill Havurah wrote on November 10, 2017 at 12:47 pm:
Operations and Education Assistant The Hill Havurah, an independent Jewish congregation on Capitol Hill, is looking for a part-time Operations and Education Assistant. This is a 10-20 hour/week position, with compensation of $15 per hour and a possibility to grow to 30 hours/week during our busy fall season. Hill Havurah is a thriving community that is eager to welcome a new team member to support our growing program. We are ready for the right person to begin immediately. We’re looking for someone: -Reliable and self-motivated. -Strong, flexible team player. -Ability to work effectively with internal staff and manage a team of teens. -With access to a car or other means of transport to comfortably bring supplies (sometimes large) to various classroom locations on the Hill. -High organizational skills. -Proficient in google suite. During the week (Flexible hours M-F) -Complete administrative duties such as printing, copying, etc. -Purchase Yavneh (Hebrew school) supplies as needed. -Bring supplies to classroom locations. -During the school year, send weekly emails to Yavneh parents and weekly reminders to teachers. -Assist Rabbi/Educational Director and Director of Operations with preparation for classes, special events, teacher-parent communications and other projects. On Sunday school mornings (4-5 hours, 30 times per year): -Arrive promptly at 8:30 am to unlock all classroom doors. -Throughout the morning, see that teachers have necessary supplies, let in parents into school as needed, help address any teacher concerns, photograph classes for parents, run last-minute errands if needed, etc. -Supervise teen staff as they clean-up and organize supply room. -On mornings with special events, prepare and take down the room. -Complete clean-up if necessary, organize supply room, and lock all classroom doors. On Friday nights, Saturday mornings and community events, 3-6 times per month: -Set-up room for weekend services/community events. -Break down and clean room after services/community events. Operations: -Track and purchase supplies for events. -Order and maintain office supplies. -Manage enrollment for communal events. -Assist the Director of Operations with short/long-term projects. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Director of Operations, Kfir Banin at
Jessie Graff wrote on October 30, 2017 at 11:19 am:
The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Government Affairs office seeks a Sophomore/Junior/Senior undergraduate student for a 2018 internship in its Washington DC Government Affairs office. Receiving more than $300 million in 2016 in federal, state, and local government funds helps support the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago local network of more than 70 health and human services agencies serving more than 500,000 Chicagoans of all faiths, as well as two million Jews in Israel and throughout the world. Prior exposure to government relations, non-profits, and domestic policy would be helpful. The selected candidate will gain exposure to Capitol Hill and the Administration, develop an understanding of a variety of domestic social policy issues, and a first-hand look inside the Jewish communal world. The candidate should have excellent writing and research skills, be able to juggle multiple projects at once, and have a solid foundation in Microsoft Office. Specific responsibilities during the internship will include: • Attend and/or watch congressional hearings and provide notes to Government Affairs staff • Prepare and update materials for Capitol Hill visits • Assist with all phases of preparation for special outreach events, including two advocacy missions • Research and draft documents related to health and human services, Israel, Iran, Middle East, and other issues important to Federation. The Federal Policy Internship is a part-time position (flexible but consistent 15-20/hour/week). The internship will begin in January and will end early May (dates are flexible with your school schedule). This internship is paid, and we may be able to help you obtain credit for the internship. Knowledge of the Chicagoland area is helpful but not necessary. The internship is open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Please send a resume/cover letter, writing sample, and any questions to: or by fax at 202-466-7092. Please visit for an overview of JUF/JF’s Government Affairs Program.
Scott Lasensky wrote on October 27, 2017 at 1:01 pm:
Family in Silver Spring, former UMD professor, looking for a UMD Hillel student who can do occasional babysitting, with an emphasis on helping elementary school-aged children with Hebrew and other day-school homework. If interested, please call 1.917.405.7225, Thank you.
DENISE FOWLKES wrote on October 24, 2017 at 8:00 am:
The Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville, Maryland is a premier community center at the heart of Jewish Life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs. We are searching for a Youth Enrichment Instructor - (Kids in The Kitchen) responsible for providing and creating valuable opportunities for learning and personal development through cooking. Instructing cooking classes to children between the ages of 5-12. Guiding students to improving, listening and observation skills through cooking projects. Developing exciting and purposeful curriculum. Executing progressive lesson plans with vision. Maintaining accurate class records including attendance, sales receipts of the Bender JCC class needs or materials. Creating classroom environment conducive to creative growth by engaging students in cooking. Compile Kids in the Kitchen cookbook at the end of the session. Knowledge of child development for developing an enjoyable and productive classroom conducive for creative growth. Knowledge of teaching methods for ease and for effectively presenting information to students of all ages. Previous experience in working with school age children in an instructional environment. To apply, please contact Denise Fowlkes @
Denise Fowlkes wrote on October 24, 2017 at 7:50 am:
The Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville, MD is a premier community center at the heart of Jewish Life in Montgomery County, operating a full scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs. We have an opening for an Online Communication Coordinator. The position is responsible for marketing, communicating and promoting programs and events for the Bender JCC of Greater Washington. The position involves making a vision come to life through the use of creative marketing approaches and by utilizing the proper technology know-how. Essential Functions of the Position: • Manage the Center’s website, which includes creating new pages, posting new content and providing general ideas for improvement and organization. • Adapt, write and post compelling web copy • Create content for Eblast. Must know how to use and create images using Publisher, Paint or InDesign. Constant Contact experiences a plus. • Enhance the Center’s online presence by developing and introducing innovative social networking initiatives that maximize user-generated content and engagement • Manage social media platforms (Facebook Twitter, Instagram, Yelp, etc.) and content creation (daily) – must understand how social media works, statistics, analytics, etc. • Manage external publications for such as activities as ad buys. Manage websites for such activities as solicitation, administration and placement. • For Public Relations, manage lists and post Center events to community calendars, blogs, etc. • Develop Center promotional and operational signage to deliver internal communications on such matters as closings, new hours, holiday schedules, etc. • Perform a variety of photography and videography duties • Ability to work weekends on occasion • Knowledge of, and respect for, the mission of the Bender JCC of Greater Washington. • Work in a team environment. • Communicate effectively with others, verbally and in writing. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed, required, or assigned. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: • Ability to lift boxes up to 20 pounds. • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods; ability to stoop and bend. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: • Must be able to meet tight deadlines, respond to changing priorities and coordinate multiple assignments. • Must communicate and work well with the entire staff to produce timely and quality communications. • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. • Ability to multi-task and successfully manage multiple projects concurrently with tight deadlines. • Good understanding of graphic design principles. • Fluent in PC/Windows and in Microsoft Office Programs. • Good command of typography, color, composition, hierarchy and how these elements work together for an online solution. • Proficiency in HTML, knowledge of WordPress, experience with Google AdWords. Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related area • A minimum of 4 years communications and marketing experience • Experience proofing design work and ensuring products meet required specifications. Please forward resumes to Denise Fowlkes @
Adam Sidel wrote on October 19, 2017 at 6:45 am:
Brainstorm Creative Resources is recruiting on behalf of AIPAC, for two temporary Project Manager roles. We’re seeking individuals who bring experience in creative project management and/or live event production, for three-month-long assignments that will be focused on managing program elements for the organization’s annual conference. We're hoping to on-board for both positions in mid-November or early December, and we expect the engagements will come to a close in mid-March. AIPAC's annual conference, which will be held in Washington, DC in early March, will welcome more than 15,000 participants, from all 50 states and all over the world. Guests and speakers at the conference have historically included world leaders, among them heads of state. We are excited to meet over-achieving, early to mid-career events and production professionals who are organized and detail-oriented. We are not expecting to see PMP-level accreditation for roles this level. We do expect that you will be able to demonstrate your top-notch people skills through references and in-person interviews. Brainstorm Creative Resources has supported AIPAC for more than ten years and we have helped them identify many amazing people for a wide variety of full-time, temporary and project-oriented roles. We can provide plenty of additional details regarding the employer, to the most well qualified applicants. While this position is currently defined as “temporary,” and we are not actively offering it as a “temporary-to-permanent” transition opportunity, we can share that AIPAC his hired temporary Brainstorm Creative Resources employees into full-time positions in years past. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: *Project manage multiple live event stage elements—each with varying requirements and approval processes. *Coordinate communication between content producers, video editors and production partners. * Ensure the proper assembly of component script, video and graphics for each show element. * Assist with script edits and coordinate/manage visual asset research and delivery. * Coordinate with content producers for delivery of assets prior to weekly rehearsals. This includes delivering video assets to vendors and delivering scripts for program element. *Participate in multiple rehearsals each week—ensuring that action items are captured and necessary follow up is completed. * Coordinate communication with speakers during the lead up to the conference, including: gathering multimedia assets, coordinating rehearsal needs, etc. * Create and maintain event documentation. * During the conference, on-site responsibilities include assisting the talent rehearsal, scripting and/or backstage teams. HOURS / LOCATION: We are announcing this opportunity on October 17, 2017 and we are ideally looking for someone to start working during the timeframe of mid-November to early December. We can offer some flexibility for the assignment to start a bit sooner than mid-November if we quickly identify amazing candidates who are interested in working immediately. We are only interested in receiving applications and inquiries from individuals who can work: (1) In a full-time, temporary capacity; (2) a regular M-F, 9am-6pm schedule; (3) on-site at our client’s workplace near Union Station in NW, DC; (4) starting roughly in the mid-November to early December timeframe; (5) continuing through mid-March. Individuals who can only work part-time or who are interested in working from home should not apply. Also, there will be a requirement to work some Saturdays during January and February. Our client’s workplace is easily accessible via car, Metrorail and Metrobus. We will provide details regarding parking options to individuals whom we schedule for interviews with the employer. RATE: We are suggesting a pay rate range of between $19 and $22/hour, which we believe is in-line with the position requirements. These rates, when annualized, are the basis for salaries ranging from $38K to $42K. The actual rate offered will be commensurate with your experience and will largely be based on the following factors: credentials as detailed in your resume, your interview experiences with Brainstorm Creative Resources and/or our client, and quality of reference providers and references provided. TERMS: This engagement is structured differently than most temporary assignments. Instead of being paid only for the hours you work (which is a staffing industry norm), you will paid for working 40 hours each week -- even if you actually work fewer hours. This policy extends to all days that the employer's office is officially closed for vacation and also to personal and sick days within reason, but not to long strings of days when you might be away from work for personal reasons. It's worth mentioning that the organization's offices are typically closed for the entire week between Christmas and New Year's Day. So you will likely have up to one full week of paid vacation over the holidays. The engagement also offers a limited overtime differential. Overtime will be calculated under a federally mandated formula that indicates different rates each week, depending on how many hours were worked during that week. We will gladly provide documentation regarding the overtime policy and explain the specifics of it to the most well qualified applicants. APPLICATION: Brainstorm Creative Resources is a recruiting and staffing firm that has been focused on placing creative and editorial professionals into freelance and full-time positions with Washington, DC-area employers since 2003. We are recruiting for this position at the request of our client, the hiring organization. If you are reading this job description at our Application Portal please follow the instructions included below. If you are reading this job description elsewhere please visit us at Within our website you can click anywhere you see "Find Work" buttons or text to view all currently open positions. Please follow these steps when you apply: 1) Closely read the complete job description to ensure that you are a terrific fit for the opportunity. 2) If you are a returning applicant please enter your e-mail address and password, and then add the opportunity to your "My Jobs" list. 3) If you have not applied with Brainstorm previously, click the "Apply For This Position" button. 4) During the application process please make sure to: -> Provide all details requested as you are completing your personal profile (including links to sample work online), -> Upload a resume and cover letter. We expect all interested parties to support their application and salary request with a cover letter that clearly indicates their fitness for the position. Only candidates who can demonstrate that they will reside within a commutable distance of Washington, DC as of December 1, 2017 should apply. Applicants who do not already live in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia, and who do not already have firm plans to relocate to the metro-Washington, DC area by December 1, 2017 and/or who inquire without a cover letter or resume should not expect to receive a response. Brainstorm Creative Resources and the hiring organization are EEO employers.
Sarah Horowitz wrote on October 15, 2017 at 10:16 am:
We are searching for an experienced and reliable babysitter for about 16-20 hours a week, beginning December 4th. The job would involve watching our 1 year old baby boy in the morning, and then playing with our 3 year old when he gets home from school early afternoon. We will be moving to Chevy Chase in a few weeks, just a short drive from UMD. We are flexible in terms of the exact schedule. The job would include folding laundry and tidying up after the baby's things while our baby is napping. We are looking for someone who would be able to stick with us on a consistent basis from December until August. My husband and I met at UMD hillel and would love to have a fellow terp help us with our kids. Please e-mail me if you are interested -
Ko-ach Sports wrote on October 11, 2017 at 10:48 am:
Ko-ach Sports is currently seeking a part-time league administrator. This K-8th grade Sunday sports league offers soccer, flag football, track and field and baseball for the Silver Spring Jewish Community. Duties of the position include: • Manage the day-to-day operations of the league. • Receive, distribute and re-collect team uniforms and equipment. • Weekly communication with parents. • Solicit local business for sponsorships. • Research and scout out local field options. • Recruit and manage paid and volunteer coaches/staff. Contact Josh at to apply
Anti-Defamation League, Washington, DC wrote on September 18, 2017 at 7:53 am:
ADL Washington, D.C. Regional Operations Internship Under direct supervision, participate in day-to-day operations and projects within the Regional Operations and Education Departments of the Washington, DC Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in order to learn real-world, transferable skills and gain work experience in a professional setting. Primary Roles and Responsibilities: Interns will work directly with Regional Staff on projects relating to education, community engagement, hate crimes, extremist groups, anti-Semitism, law enforcement outreach and regional operations. Projects involve program administration, research, report and correspondence writing, database management, assisting with meeting and event planning, community outreach and other duties as assigned. Please visit to apply
Ruth wrote on September 17, 2017 at 4:36 pm:
Seeking a friendly, responsible sitter for after-school driving (from Silver Spring to Bethesda to Takoma Park) on Thursdays from 3:30pm -7:30pm. Depending on our schedule and yours, we could use some help on other school days, as well. Driving, homework help, etc. My three kids are aged 9, 11, and 13. They're all native Hebrew speakers and fully bilingual, and would love to be around someone who knew Hebrew or appreciated their culture. 🙂 Must have a safe car, insurance, and a clean driving record! Please tell me a bit about yourself and why this job interests you, and please let me know whom I may contact as a reference.
Leah Miller wrote on September 8, 2017 at 10:57 am:
Congregation B’nai Tzedek, a 650-family Conservative synagogue in Potomac, Maryland, is seeking a fun, engaging, and energetic part-time youth advisor to assist our growing youth group program! FUN, FRIENDS, LAUGHTER, LEADERSHIP, LASTING MEMORIES, MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES, COMMITMENT, GROWING TOGETHER! The youth advisor will help plan, staff, and build relationships with the members of our youth groups and their parents. We are looking for someone with great energy who knows how to engage our kids! Someone who will have fun with them but who also is reliable, responsible and can successfully run a program. The youth advisor will work closely and meet with the Youth Engagement and Programming Coordinator on a regular basis. Flexible hours and competitive pay are included! Please email your resume and cover letter to Leah Miller, Youth Engagement and Programming Coordinator at Required Qualifications: Possess a strong Jewish background and lifestyle Experience working with children and/or teens in an informal setting (youth group, Jewish camping, etc.) Strong communication and administrative skills Must have own vehicle Must be available some evenings and weekends Preferred Qualifications: Experience with USY and/or BBYO
Marc Turok, CPA, CGMA wrote on August 30, 2017 at 10:00 am:
Small, change oriented CPA firm seeking individual who can work independently and think outside the box. Must have strong background in excel and word. Send resume to or call 301-530-1920.
Rachel Hyman wrote on August 30, 2017 at 8:10 am:
RELIGIOUS SCHOOL TEACHERS Shaare Torah Religious School Learn It to Live It! Shaare Torah, a Conservative shul in Gaithersburg, is a transformative Jewish community that connects every participant to each other, the Jewish people, Jewish tradition, humanity, and God. Our Religious School seeks to provide an education designed to inspire our students to lead their lives as identifying, ethical, committed Jews. Our purpose is to create a warm, yet challenging, learning environment to instill the skills and values that enable our students to understand their heritage and live the rich spiritual and ethical life that Judaism offers. We believe that an integrated curriculum involving Torah, Hebrew, prayer, tzedakah, customs, values, history and holidays reinforced by strong family education will enable the student to understand the religious teachings and traditions embodied in his/her Jewish heritage, practice religious observances, and guide his/her life by the moral and ethical principles of the Jewish religion. We hope to challenge our students to discover their own authentic path to a relationship with God, Torah, Israel and the Jewish people by preparing our students to confront and respect Jewish tradition. We are currently seeking a teacher for the following class: - 4th Grade - Meaning of Prayers (not Hebrew), Holidays, Life Cycle, Mitzvot - Sundays 9:00am-12:00pm - 5th Grade - Bible - Sundays 9:00am-12:00pm - Spring Semester - 6th Grade - Jewish History - Sundays 9:00am-12:00pm We offer the following to our teachers: - competitive salaries, commensurate with experience; - paid sick leave; - partnership and support from director, rabbi, professional staff, and lay leadership; - teacher trainings appropriate for both new and experienced teachers. We expect in return the following of our teachers: - passion and commitment to Jewish learning for the young people in our community; - partnership and collaboration with fellow teachers and director; - planning for the year and each session that meets objectives, is age-appropriate, and fun; - parent communication that is effective, informative, and engaging. If interested, please contact Allison Colker, Education Director, 301-869-9842, ext. 117 or
Heather Gale wrote on August 23, 2017 at 11:06 am:
MACHAR, the Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism is STILL hiring Sunday school teachers and a music specialist for its Jewish Cultural School (JCS) for the 2017-2018 academic year. We only meet every other Sunday and pay is $80/2 hour session. Qualifications for JCS teachers: teaching experience preferred but not required; comfort with secular humanistic/cultural approach to Jewish studies; and ability to work with children. All teachers are expected to follow the appropriate grade-level curriculum and update parents by email following each session. Please contact Heather Gale at
Cantor Hinda Labovitz at Ohr Kodesh Congregation wrote on August 23, 2017 at 5:35 am:
The Alvin Browdy Religious School (ABRS) at Ohr Kodesh Congregation, a Jewish Conservative supplemental school in Chevy Chase, Maryland (Greater DC area) is looking for talented teachers to join our team in the 2017-2018 school year. The school is committed to a Project-Based approach to Jewish learning on all levels. The right candidate should be familiar with Project-Based Learning and/or Reggio Emilia education, and will be a partner in planning the curriculum for next year. Requirements: Must be available for school Sundays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and once-monthly meetings after school from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM; Wednesdays 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM . Possible arrangements for one day only if necessary. Prior experience in a PBL or Reggio-based curriculum preferred. Fluency in Hebrew language preferred. Salary is determined based on experience. Hiring NOW!
Larry Frank wrote on August 22, 2017 at 4:23 am:
KEHILA CHADASHA SEEKS SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS Kehila Chadasha, an independent cooperative chavurah, runs a progressive religious school that meets on Sunday at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland, two blocks from the Bethesda Metro station on the Red Line. The Sunday school serves students in kindergarten through seventh grade, and runs a seminar program (“machon”) for eighth through tenth graders. Classes for students up to their mitzvah year are divided into Judaics, Hebrew, and related Jewish religious and cultural activities. Rabbi David Shneyer is the spiritual leader. Kehila Chadasha seeks teachers, preferably with experience teaching Judaics and Hebrew. Classes meet on Sunday mornings, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., September through June. We especially value creative and experiential classroom approaches. Warmth, enthusiasm and willingness to learn are essential. Experience teaching, tutoring, or working in a Jewish camp are great credentials. Part time, approximately 5 hours/wk. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include full membership in Kehila Chadasha, which includes High Holiday tickets. Please send resume & cover letter to: For more information about Kehila Chadasha please visit:
Alison Zimbalist wrote on August 18, 2017 at 2:11 pm:
Bet Chaverim, Howard County (Columbia)'s newest Conservative congregation, is seeking a creative and passionate teacher for a very small 7th grade class. Bet Chaverim Religious School prides itself on providing highly innovative, creative, project-based, deeply meaningful and relevant teaching and learning practices and experiences. Bet Chaverim sees our youth as the architects, designers and builders of the future. Our school seeks to empower our children with a deep understanding of and connection to Jewish values, texts, rituals and culture to set them upon the path to lifelong engagement in Jewish learning and living. The ideal candidate should be very comfortable with Hebrew (focusing on fluency and tefilla), love to creatively lead and discuss with kids, and be confident with technology integration. Program is Sunday mornings and technology-based at home during the week using an online Jewish learning portal. Time commitment is Sunday from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at a local high school, plus an anticipated 1.5 hours during the week from home for planning, an online check-in with students, and grading through the online portal. Before applying, please learn more about our exciting program at