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Tony Franquiz wrote on March 23, 2020 at 2:27 pm:
West End Strategy Team is currently accepting applications for paid full-time internship positions for the summer of 2020. We are a full-service strategic communications firm, offering clients a comprehensive approach that includes message development, media relations, online strategy, marketing and crisis communications. Our team works with organizations seeking to enhance their influence on issues including social and economic justice, human rights, civil rights, faith-based advocacy and sustainability. What drives us is the fact that our work touches the lives of real people – women and children, racial and religious minorities, people affected by gun violence, immigrants, working families and so many others.
Kathy Magenheim wrote on February 26, 2020 at 11:16 am:
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF YOUTH ENGAGEMENT Temple Emanuel, a progressive Reform congregation with approximately 500 families near Washington D.C. in Kensington, Maryland, seeks a full-time Director of Youth Engagement (DYE) who can: • maintain and expand upon our vibrant, close-knit community of teens and pre-teens • establish meaningful relationships with synagogue youth of all ages • develop and implement programs that are not only engaging and fun, but also cultivate Jewish values and a strong Jewish identity • communicate effectively with teens and families • work cooperatively with lay leaders and professional staff Job Responsibilities of Director of Youth Engagement Responsibilities for the DYE can be organized into 3 arenas: Youth group administration and programming, Temple-wide duties, and communications. Youth group administration and programming, which includes activities such as: o hosting monthly lounge nights o planning and supervising Temple lock-ins and weekend events o attending NFTY regional events o scheduling Board meetings; developing teen leadership skills o connecting teens to social service opportunities outside the Temple (such as the RAC’s L’Taken) o supervising a part-time junior youth group leader who works with KESTY J (6th/7th graders) and KESTY 45 (4th/5th graders) Temple-wide duties, which include: o attending most monthly Board of Trustee and all Youth Committee meetings o in conjunction with the clergy, organize three teen-led services during the year, including High Holiday services for young families. o attending weekly professional staff meetings o coordinating youth involvement in Temple-wide events, such as Purim carnival o teaching and/or assisting in 8th grade upper school class o creating and managing the Youth Program budget with help from the Youth Committee o managing the religious school’s teen madrichim program on Sunday mornings Communication duties, which include: o maintaining all marketing for youth programs, including social media outlets, distribution lists, and other forms of communication o submitting articles, pictures, and dates for upcoming events to Temple publications Desired skills and traits • Ability to connect with young Jews on a personal level and help them cultivate lasting friendships • Strong communication and executive functioning skills • Ability to develop and maintain a budget • Ability to motivate, delegate, and oversee to completion all program tasks • Able to work in teams • Strong supervisory skills • Available to work Sundays and some evenings during the school year • Music skills a plus Experience and qualifications • BA or BS preferred • Jewish educational background that includes a firm understanding of Jewish history, holidays, prayer, ritual practices and values • Prior youth group programming leadership and/or camp counselor experience preferred Benefits This is a full-time position. Benefits include paid time off, conference allowance, personal expense account, and health-insurance contribution. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to Rabbi Mark at mark@templeemanuelmd.org.
Kathy Magenheim wrote on February 26, 2020 at 11:08 am:
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF YOUTH ENGAGEMENT Temple Emanuel, a progressive Reform congregation with approximately 500 families near Washington D.C. in Kensington, Maryland, seeks a full-time Director of Youth Engagement (DYE) who can: • maintain and expand upon our vibrant, close-knit community of teens and pre-teens • establish meaningful relationships with synagogue youth of all ages • develop and implement programs that are not only engaging and fun, but also cultivate Jewish values and a strong Jewish identity • communicate effectively with teens and families • work cooperatively with lay leaders and professional staff Job Responsibilities of Director of Youth Engagement Responsibilities for the DYE can be organized into 3 arenas: Youth group administration and programming, Temple-wide duties, and communications. Youth group administration and programming, which includes activities such as: o hosting monthly lounge nights o planning and supervising Temple lock-ins and weekend events o attending NFTY regional events o scheduling Board meetings; developing teen leadership skills o connecting teens to social service opportunities outside the Temple (such as the RAC’s L’Taken) o supervising a part-time junior youth group leader who works with KESTY J (6th/7th graders) and KESTY 45 (4th/5th graders) Temple-wide duties, which include: o attending most monthly Board of Trustee and all Youth Committee meetings o in conjunction with the clergy, organize three teen-led services during the year, including High Holiday services for young families. o attending weekly professional staff meetings o coordinating youth involvement in Temple-wide events, such as Purim carnival o teaching and/or assisting in 8th grade upper school class o creating and managing the Youth Program budget with help from the Youth Committee o managing the religious school’s teen madrichim program on Sunday mornings Communication duties, which include: o maintaining all marketing for youth programs, including social media outlets, distribution lists, and other forms of communication o submitting articles, pictures, and dates for upcoming events to Temple publications Desired skills and traits • Ability to connect with young Jews on a personal level and help them cultivate lasting friendships • Strong communication and executive functioning skills • Ability to develop and maintain a budget • Ability to motivate, delegate, and oversee to completion all program tasks • Able to work in teams • Strong supervisory skills • Available to work Sundays and some evenings during the school year • Music skills a plus Experience and qualifications • BA or BS preferred • Jewish educational background that includes a firm understanding of Jewish history, holidays, prayer, ritual practices and values • Prior youth group programming leadership and/or camp counselor experience preferred Benefits This is a full-time position. Benefits include paid time off, conference allowance, personal expense account, and health-insurance contribution. Salary commensurate with experience.
Hannah Weilbacher wrote on February 24, 2020 at 12:37 pm:
American Jewish World Service PAID Summer Internship in Advocacy and Jewish Engagement: Do you want to make an impact on Jewish advocacy and human rights education? The American Jewish World Service Summer Internship in Advocacy and Jewish Engagement is a rich opportunity to contribute to innovative Jewish and human rights curriculum, advance policy in DC, and learn more about the complex operations of large non-profit. The ideal candidate has a commitment to global human rights, a background in education, government or public policy, and problem solving and collaboration skills. This position is available in DC, with options to be in New York or San Francisco. For specific questions please reach out to Hannah Weilbacher Hweilbacher@ajws.org. Application submission deadline is March 6, 2020.
Leonard Aryeh Englander wrote on February 10, 2020 at 10:13 pm:
PART-TIME (REALLY PART-TIME) BAAL KOREH POSITION $250 FOR 1.5 HOURS WORK (not including prep of course), PLUS 3 SQUARE MEALS, LODGING AND A SIX PACK (IF OVER 21) OVERVIEW: Congregation Kneseth Israel (CKI) is a traditionally-oriented community shul located near the heart of scenic Annapolis. It has been providing services to the Annapolis Jewish community for over 100 years. It is between Rabbis at the moment and lacks a trained Baal Koreh to lein the Torah for the weekly portion and give a short D’Var Torah. So, we want your help! POSITION DESCRIPTION: • CKI is seeking multiple Baal Koreh who are competent and confident to lein the weekly Torah portion and give a short D’Var Torah • Qualified applicant must be able to: o Prepare and lein weekly Torah portion from the Torah scroll with short exposition o Read the haftorah portion (preferably) o Prepare and deliver a short, insightful D’Var Torah on the weekly portion and/or other related topics o Must have means of transportation or method of arranging such BENEFITS/PERKS: • Job pays $250.00 flat fee per Shabbat for approximately 1.5 hours ’ worth of work or so • Shomer Shabbat/Kashrut lodgings with young(ish) UMD graduate family near shul for any applicant who is Shomer Shabbat or does not wish to commute in on Shabbat (totally your choice) • 3 square meals (if you choose lodging option) • Networking opportunity with established professionals in a variety of fields, including law, economics, engineers, healthcare professionals, government employees, etc. • Excellent resume builder • Opportunity to get first-hand experience at being a pulpit rabbi without risks or costs associated • Good way to make some easy money without too much pressure HOW TO APPLY: • Call Aryeh Englander at 410-236-5265 or email me at engy6201@gmail.com
Sarah-Leah Thompson wrote on February 10, 2020 at 5:13 pm:
Endowment for Middle East Truth Internship Opportunity: The Endowment for Middle East Truth (EMET) is a Washington, D.C. based think tank with an unabashedly Pro-Israel and Pro-American stance. EMET (which means truth in Hebrew) prides itself on challenging the falsehoods and isrepresentations that abound in U.S. Middle East policy. We're a tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization provides pertinent information to Senators and Members of Congress to make informed decisions that will improve American security and the security of its ally, Israel. Our interns are responsible for helping our staff with: • Assisting with composing and publishing weekly newsletter • Helping with logistics for our annual June “Rays of Light in the Darkness” dinner • Coordinating meetings with congressional staffers • Being available to assist with running our monthly Congressional seminars (such as sign-in sheets and live stream) • Assisting with office record keeping • Occasionally accompanying the President and other staffers on visits to Capitol Hill
Rebecca Weisman wrote on January 24, 2020 at 3:26 pm:
Looking to get some digital communications and marketing experience in the Jewish nonprofit and philanthropic field? Want to help elevate bold initiatives that will impact the Jewish future? We encourage you to do some research into the Mayberg Foundation’s work and apply for our marketing/communications intern position if it sounds like a good fit for you. To apply, send a brief cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Rebecca Weisman, senior communications officer, at Rebecca@Mayberg.org. Visit www.Mayberg.org.
Becca Zebovitz wrote on January 16, 2020 at 1:43 pm:
Yachad is seeking outstanding post-college graduates who want to learn, grow, and contribute to an innovative, thriving, and dynamic human rights organization that has been on the cutting edge of disability inclusion for over 35 years. Candidates must be thoughtful and concerned about the broader Jewish community. Applicants must be able to think flexibly and creatively and also be interested in ‘doing.’ This year-long Fellowship, at the intersection of the Jewish community and the disability inclusion movement, will support the Fellows’ development in working as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team aimed to meet the social and inclusion needs of Jewish individuals with diverse disabilities. This includes, but is not limited to, Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental challenges, deaf and hard of hearing, physical disabilities, and medical health and mental health needs.
Melissa Grossman wrote on October 11, 2019 at 12:40 pm:
Capital Camps is Hiring for Summer 2020! It is never too early to start thinking about next summer! Being a staff member at Capital Camps builds on leadership skills, teamwork and perseverance. More and more employers are looking for these exact skills. Build your resume AND have fun! We are hiring for cabin counselors, arts and sports specialists, lifeguards, photographers, Jewish life coordinators and logistics and A/V staff. Capital Camps is the premier Jewish overnight camp serving campers ages 8-17. Our talented staff provide experiences full of laughter, friendship, and memories while challenging campers to try new things, to be independent, and to grow as individuals. At the core of our program is a sense of Jewish community. Located just 70 miles from Washington DC, Capital Camps is the perfect place to spend a summer working with first-class staff from around the world.
Adam Sidel wrote on October 2, 2019 at 12:24 pm:
Brainstorm Creative Resources is supporting the American Israel Public Affairs (AIPAC) with staffing for it’s annual Policy Conference in early March 2020. AIPAC is currently seeking candidates for two contract temporary positions that would be an ideal fit for early career professionals. Please follow the links below to access the job postings directly and apply as instructed in the postings: Speaker Bureau Assistant https://www.idealist.org/en/job/d62fb85ff84d427f95c30670e87a7295-speakers-bureau-assistant-brainstorm-creative-resources-washington Operations Associate https://www.idealist.org/en/job/bc237a2f5d7c48bca8aa770aee7771fe-operations-associate-brainstorm-creative-resources-washington Please direct questions to Michelle Aran at AIPAC, at maran@aipac.org.
Rabbi Debbie Cohen wrote on September 19, 2019 at 1:46 pm:
Beth Chai in Bethesda is seeking a creative and enthusiastic teacher for our 4th grade class on Sunday mornings. Our congregation emphasizes Jewish culture, history, values and peopl hood rather than ritual practice, theology and Hebrew. You would receive a complete curriculum to teach from. We meet from 9:30 to noon Sunday mornings at Burning Tree Elementary, right off River Road and the Beltway in Bethesda. We are a small, somewhat informal congregation with a strong emphasis on social action. Our school has small class sizes and offers a competitive salary. We can help with transportation. Please contact Rabbi Debbie Cohen to apply - DeborahBCohen@gmail.com
Prof. Scott Lasensky wrote on September 10, 2019 at 6:16 pm:
Date posted: August 29, 2019 Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Number of available opening(s): 1 Number of hours needed per week: 12 Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours) Hourly wage: $12.00 Department address: 4123 H. J. Patterson Hall Job description: The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (part of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies) is seeking a Research Assistant for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Research Assistant will support the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) faculty and staff’s research related to contemporary Israel. Some clerical office tasks may be required. Qualifications: Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative, attention to detail, research experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates for this position should also have excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe programs. Learning opportunities: The Research Assistant will gain skills in researching topics related to modern Israel, as well as develop marketing and communications skills that will be useful for future employment. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an active UMD academic center and assist with a wide variety of activities. For students interested in Israel, in particular, the position provides a chance to learn from Israel Studies faculty, meet guest lecturers and get a behind-the-scenes look at the research and public events that the Gildenhorn Institute produces. Contact person(s): Scott Lasensky: scottlasensky@gmail.com To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email or visit in person.
Joshua Hollander Hollander wrote on September 10, 2019 at 6:13 pm:
Paid Soccer Coaches Jobs for Jewish Kids Sports League! We are currently hiring for fall soccer in Silver Spring. Sundays 10-11am. Apply at https://www.ko-achsports.com/jobs
Rabbi Sid Schwarz wrote on August 30, 2019 at 6:52 pm:
Program Associate Position supporting Rabbi Sid Schwarz RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Clergy Leadership Incubator program (www.cliforum.org) a. Scheduling of semi-annual conference calls with national mentor team b. Support annual Fellow-Mentor matchmaking c. Posting monthly blog on CLI website d. Simple updating of website content (high level web work is done by a separate consultant) e. Support the planning of three national CLI retreats per two-year cohort in various venues. Possible attendance. i. Handling rooming assignments, ride board for retreats. ii. Handling travel reimbursements paperwork f. Develop Survey Monkey surveys of CLI Fellows and prep for analysis 2. Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network (http://kenissa.org/) a. Weekly posting of blog on Kenissa website along with headshot of author as well as distribution through Mailchimp b. Support of one or two national conferences each year including contracts with venues, registration, travel reimbursements, program prep, etc. Possible attendance. c. Support work with steering committee and various Kenissa workgroups; mostly scheduling meetings d. Sending blurbs for biweekly Hazon newsletter. e. Handling rooming assignments and travel reimbursements in conjunction with retreats f. Support of the national mapping project i. Responding to inquiries from organizations filling out the form on our website ii. Sending out full Intake form iii. Overseeing the national database which is handled on Airtable, a data management platform iv. Investigating new organizations that come to our attention by finding them on the web, finding a contact person and email and reaching out to them to assess suitability for Kenissa Network membership. g. Possible attendance at one or both Kenissa gatherings each year
Dana Foster wrote on August 16, 2019 at 12:43 pm:
B’nai Shalom of Olney seeks a bright, energetic, teaching superstar to join our team as a 3rd or 4th grade Jewish studies teacher. The curriculum includes Jewish culture, values, texts, and holidays. The teacher can utilize art, technology, music, food, and role playing and incorporate cooperative learning methods. Weekly lesson plans with supporting resources are provided. Religious School meets Sundays from 9-11 a.m. B’nai Shalom of Olney is a welcoming community affiliated with the Conservative Movement.
Scott Lasensky wrote on August 13, 2019 at 4:33 pm:
If you are interested in internship opportunities in the Jewish community, while also earning UMD course credit, please contact the Jewish Studies Department at jwst-advise@umd.edu, and/or Professor Scott Lasensky at lasensky@umd.edu.
Embassy of Israel wrote on August 13, 2019 at 4:11 pm:
About the internship: The Embassy of Israel to the United States offers intensive and engaging Summer, Fall, and Spring semester internship opportunities at Israel’s political, diplomatic, cultural, and economic home in Washington, DC. The Embassy of Israel internship program is an excellent opportunity for college and graduate school students to receive valuable insight into U.S.-Israel relations and the nature of diplomacy. Interns also gain access to the greater DC diplomatic community by attending events and functions at the Embassy and around Washington, DC.. Applicant Requirements Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills as well as administrative abilities. The Embassy also looks for applicants who are detail oriented, write well and are motivated individuals. Applicants with strong computer skills, including experience with graphic design and multimedia editing, are particularly encouraged to apply. Travel experience in Israel and knowledge of Israeli politics, society and culture are preferred. General Information Fall and spring semester internships at the Embassy are part-time (minimum 12 hours per week); Summer internships are typically full-time. All internships are unpaid, though arrangements can be made for academic credit and a travel stipend. The application can be found on our website.
Rabbi Julie Gordon wrote on August 2, 2019 at 11:27 am:
Gan Shalom Cooperative Preschool is seeking a lead preschool teacher and a teaching assistant for the 2019-2020 school year. Candidates for these positions should enjoy working with young children, be warm, creative, and understand the progression of childhood development. This is a part-time 5 day-a-week position, Monday-Friday 8:30am-1:30pm. We meet at 212 E. Capitol St NE, Washington, DC. More info here: http://www.dcganshalom.org/uploads/1/5/2/7/15271388/ganshalomad.pdf We are accepting applications until August 15th and will review them on a rolling basis. Please send your cover letter and resume to Rabbi Julie Gordon, Hill Havurah, ganjobs@hillhavurah.org.
Rabbi Julie Gordon wrote on August 2, 2019 at 11:25 am:
Hill Havurah, an independent, egalitarian, inclusive Jewish community on Capitol Hill, is looking for teachers for its Sunday morning religious school, Yavneh on the Hill, which meets from 9:30-12:30 Sunday mornings. We are looking for inspirational teachers who care about kids and Jewish culture. Send a cover letter and resume to Rabbi Julie Gordon at rabbijulie@hillhavurah.org.
Marci robinson wrote on August 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm:
LOOKING FOR HELP TO DESIGN BAR MITZVAH INVITE AND HOLD THE DATE. LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WITH WEB DESIGN EXPERIENCE. Please contact Marci at : 301-367-8934 or Robinson360@icloud.com