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Louis Nagel wrote on April 11, 2019 at 6:07 pm:
Beth Shalom Congregation (Columbia, MD - an easy 30 minute drive from the campus), an egalitarian Conservative synagogue, is seeking enthusiastic, dynamic, classroom teachers and a “Modern Hebrew” (Conversational Hebrew) specialist (Sundays 9:00 am-12:00 pm) for the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for team players who can captivate children with a progressive, creative, developmentally appropriate approach to Judaics and Tefillah-Hebrew instruction; comfort with modern Hebrew a plus. School meets Sundays (9:00am-12:00pm) and Wednesdays (4:30-6:45 pm). Contact: Dr. Louis Nagel louis.nagel@beth-shalom.net or 410-531-5115 X322
Kathy Magenheim wrote on April 10, 2019 at 10:01 am:
Temple Emanuel, a progressive Reform congregation in Kensington, MD, is seeking a well-organized, creative, and dynamic advisor for our junior youth groups – KESTY J (6th and 7th graders) and KESTY 45 (4th and 5th graders). The ideal candidate will develop activities that not only are imaginative and creative by design, but also awaken creativity and strong feelings of community within participants. Responsibilities include organizing 5 activities during the year for each age group, and being at the synagogue during Sunday morning religious school (9:00am—11:30am) to strengthen social bonds with the students. The junior youth group advisor will work with the synagogue’s Director of Youth Engagement. Term of employment is from September through April. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Rabbi Mark H. Levine – mark@templeemanuelmd.org
Ariele Mortkowitz -SVIVAH wrote on March 28, 2019 at 8:54 am:
SVIVAH is looking for a talented woman* photographer to help with event photos for our launch event on Tuesday evening 4/2 from 7:30-9:30PM. A high-quality phone camera will work, but we need your artistic eye to capture some great moments for us! SVIVAH is a new venture dedicated to nourishing a multigenerational community of powerful Jewish women. (*SVIVAH defines “Jewish woman” as anyone wishing to be included in a circle of Jewish women.) Please send a sample of your work to connect@svivah.org. We will pay $20/hr for your services. And if you bring along two other women to join us for the program, we can cover the cost of an UBER ride for you as well. We would love to have you! www.facebook.com/events/323830955145361/?ti=ia Please be in touch with any questions!
Molly Sasson wrote on March 25, 2019 at 9:57 am:
Our fun After School program is looking to hire a Birthday Party Coordinator! Come join a dynamic team and help plan, create and deliver the party they envisioned. This is a part time position, perfect for students with a few free hours here and there. Check out our other part time positions at https://www.benderjccgw.org/about-us/jobs/
Ilana Brunner wrote on March 18, 2019 at 1:43 pm:
Rockville family needs a summery nanny for June, July, and August. We are looking for someone who can arrive early for the morning (approx 7-9 am) and come again for the afternoon/evening (approx 3-8 pm). We have twin 6-yr olds (boy/girl) that are curious, sweet, and fun. We are looking for someone who can help get them ready in the mornings and drive them to school/camp, as well as pick them up in the afternoons, play with them, give them dinner, and get them ready for bed. In between your time is your own (may need sporadic additional babysitting, and may have lead for a job in the between hours in a store in the nearby mall if you're interested). You must have your own car, a clean driving record, and be a safe and confident driver. We are looking for someone who is warm, caring, patient, responsible and fun. Must have some experience with kids and references will be requested. Must be a non-smoker and comfortable with us withholding taxes (U.S. citizen or legal to work in the U.S.). Is this something you might be interested in? Please email irfisher@yahoo.com.
Evan Fuller wrote on March 12, 2019 at 4:20 pm:
Part-Time Education Director, Congregation Oseh Shalom, www.oseh-shalom.org We seek a part-time Oseh School Director, averaging 25 hrs/week (10-month position). Compensation is in the $25K-40K range, depending on qualifications and agreed-upon duties. Benefits include high-deductible health plan, as well as complimentary synagogue membership and school tuition. Oseh Shalom is a vibrant Reconstructionist synagogue, We are dedicated to equal treatment, hearing each member’s voice and creating a caring community. Reconstructionist Judaism sees Judaism as much more than a religion. As such, we strive to create an integrated program for our children and youth that celebrates Jewish life through experiential and traditional learning, prayer social action, and more. Conveniently located between Routes 198 and 200 along I-95 and right off the ICC, Oseh Shalom is a congregation of approximately 200 members living in Prince Georges’, Montgomery, Howard and Anne Arundel Counties. Oseh Shalom has a strong children’s educational program, with varied and well-established offerings encompassing Pre-K – 12th grade. Oseh’s school meets on Sunday mornings for 2.5hours, supplemented with online learning and occasional special programming. Its mission is to teach and promote living Judaism— from a perspective of Reconstructionist thought and practice—as a way to create personal, communal and ecological tikkun olam. Director’s responsibilities will include the following: ● Work with the Rabbi and the Children’s Education Committee to develop and implement the strategic plan for the School ● Oversee this program, including curriculum development, recruitment, manage expenditures, and supervision of teachers, and student/parent/teacher relationships ● Work with staff and volunteers to ensure that all programs and procedures are implemented according to standards established by the Director. Our Children’s Program has an administrative assistant who works 15-20hrs/week to assist the religious school director. Required qualifications: ● Teaching or special education experience ● Administrative experience ● Hebrew and strong Judaic knowledge ● Strong organizational skills ● Strong people skills ● Attention to detail Desired qualifications: ● Experience with congregational religious schools ● Experience working with children of all ages ● Understanding of Reconstructionist thought and practice ● Facility with Torah trope Email resumes to school_director_search@oseh-shalom.org .
Ilya Tsvok wrote on March 5, 2019 at 12:21 pm:
Small congregation in Connecticut is looking for someone to build a virtual presence: - Make an attractive website - Teach the rabbi how to update it - To synchronize the website with social media - Can work with them over skype/email/over the phone
Kfir Banin wrote on February 13, 2019 at 8:19 am:
Hill Havurah Seeks Director of Operations The Hill Havurah is a warm, welcoming, independent Jewish community serving the DC area, with a focus on Capitol Hill. We serve our community with regular religious services, a part-time pre-school (Gan Shalom), a weekly Sunday school (Yavneh), adult and youth educational programs, and other activities. And we operate nearly all of our programs and administration within the prestigious East Capitol Street building of the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 2 blocks from the US Capitol. The Havurah is seeking a Director of Operations to administer and coordinate the Havurah’s activities and programs, track our finances and membership, support the work of our Rabbi, and oversee the work of our part-time operations assistant. Roughly half of the Director’s time is devoted to the administration and coordination of Hill Havurah, and the other half to our educational programs, and particularly the Gan Shalom pre-school. This is a dynamic, full-time position requiring flexibility, including working on some weekends and holidays to meet the demands of the Jewish calendar and other events. Anticipated salary range will be $50,000-$60,000, depending on experience, plus benefits, which include a stipend toward health insurance, three weeks’ vacation and most federal holidays. The position is open immediately. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume that includes references as soon as possible to DirectorPosition@hillhavurah.org. The position will remain open until filled. Overall Responsibilities Support Havurah Board of Directors and committees, including working with the Treasurer to develop and manage annual budgets, track membership, and manage daily income and expenses. Manage facility and other contracts, oversee space licenses, and handle insurance. Manage major events, including High Holidays and other major Jewish holidays. Manage IT and other necessary data and management systems. Manage payroll, reimbursements, bank accounts, credit cards, bookkeeping and accounts payable in collaboration with outside accountant. Manage part-time employees. Coordinate set-up, acquisition of supplies, and catering for major congregation events. Work with Board members to publish weekly online newsletter and manage website. Educational-programming focused Responsibilities Oversee student enrollment and record-keeping on students, staff, and parents. Oversee acquisition of equipment and supplies for educational programs. Manage preschool licensing requirements with DC oversight agency. Assist educational staff in staff and student recruitment Support Gan Shalom Executive Committee, including working with Treasurer to develop and manage annual budget. Required Qualifications and Experience Excellent oral and written communications skills. College degree required. 1-2 years of management experience. Operations experience, preferably in a not-for-profit environment (religious organization preferred). Self-starter; ability to work effectively with limited oversight. Detail oriented. Experience with event planning and administration. Knowledge of Jewish traditions: life cycle events, Shabbat, calendar and holidays; basic Hebrew terms, religious practices. Comfortable with technology including basic website maintenance, Microsoft Windows technical knowledge, MS-Office, Google Suite, QuickBooks. Collaborative approach to problem solving. Valid drivers’ license in good record.
Rabbi Rami Schwartzer wrote on February 1, 2019 at 4:48 pm:
Ramah Day Camp is looking for young adults interested in paid counselor positions this summer. Working at Ramah is not just another job. There is no better environment than Camp Ramah to sharpen skills in communication, problem-solving, program development, team management, education, and personal growth, all things that have jump-started college applications and careers for Ramah staff alumni in the most prestigious fields of work. So if you are a responsible, energetic, kind young adult who loves children and loves being Jewish, a counselor/madrich(a) position may be just right for you. No prior experience with Camp Ramah is required! [For those not familiar with the Ramah Day Camp, it is a 7-week Jewish day camp held at the beautiful Wellspring Conference Center in Germantown, MD. Buses transport most campers (ages 5-11) and counselors from centralized locations in the greater DC area.] If you are interested in being part of the Ramah team this summer, contact Director Rabbi Rami Schwartzer and/or check out the Ramah website.
Molly Sasson wrote on January 23, 2019 at 2:19 pm:
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, located 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, preschool, day camp and variety of education and arts programs. We are currently looking for enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated new employees to fill our various open positions! Visit our website for more details.
Jacob Share wrote on December 31, 2018 at 12:58 pm:
JobMob's Top Internships in Israel for Smart College Students in 2019 lists over 40 different internship or gap year programs in Israel, and Israel-based companies that are looking for interns. The long list also includes success stories, common questions and answers about getting an internship in Israel, and much more. You can even download the list as a sortable spreadsheet to track where you apply. Check it out at https://jobmob.co.il/blog/internships-in-israel/
Leah Miller wrote on December 27, 2018 at 9:14 am:
Jewish family in Germantown is looking for a fun, experienced, part-time babysitter/nanny for a 10 week old baby boy! Must be CPR/First-aid certified or willing to obtain certification. Must have reliable transportation. Hours are somewhat flexible but very close to the following: Tuesday’s: 10-3, Wednesday’s, 12-5, and Thursdays: 10-4. Pay is negotiable and depending on experience. Please send resume to labloom89@gmail.com by January 15.
Tony Ventura wrote on December 14, 2018 at 1:32 pm:
As the Immersive Team Operations Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting a busy department that manages some of BBYO’s largest programs and experiences for teens. Reporting to the VP for Immersives, you will provide coordinator support for all BBYO’s summer programs and International Convention such as supporting registration, updating our websites for each program, and responding to customer service inquiries. You You are high energy and detailed oriented. You love being organized and having every detail in place. You are a self-starter and thrive in fast paced environments. People leave conversations with you happy you were the one that answered the phone. They say that you have a smile when you talk on the phone. Tackling writing assignments are a breeze for you. Us BBYO is the leading pluralistic, Jewish teen movement and has been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences for 90 years. We offer year-round activities in hundreds of local communities and inspiring world-wide travel experiences enabling teens to explore areas of leadership, service, civic engagement, Israel education and Jewish values. What you’ll get to do as our Immersive Team Operations Coordinator: -Research and writing on various projects -Order, track, and inventory department’s supplies -Assist with recruiting for seasonal positions. -File and track program registration, prepare daily/weekly reports and distribute and participation materials -Work with Marketing Team to update BBYO Summer websites as appropriate -Respond to customer service queries – including email and phone calls -Maintain Immersive and Jewish Enrichment Team section of the organization local internet. -Other administrative and programmatic tasks as assigned Job Requirements: -The ideal candidate will possess a skill set that includes strong customer service skills, logical thinking, writing and editing skills. -Candidate should be a self-starter, forward thinking, capable of working in a high pace and constantly evolving environment, -Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and/or other graphic design software is a plus. -Previous experience in a customer service role. Plus, if you have had a role with high volume of phone inquiries.
Tony Ventura wrote on December 14, 2018 at 1:28 pm:
We’re looking for innovative, self-starting interns to strengthen the experience for Jewish teens around the world. We have unique openings in the following departments: -AZA/BBG -Marketing/Communications -Human Resources -Community Engagement -Community Impact -Data Analysis -Fundraising/Development Who we are: We're a global network of passionate professionals excited to make a difference in the lives of Jewish teens. We are the Jewish community's largest and fastest growing pluralistic platform for reaching and inspiring Jewish teens during the school-year with 600 teen-led local chapters and over 100 weekend retreats along with a plethora of summer experiences including Israel visits, global travel programs, and leadership camps. We work as a strong and inclusive team and every day is different by design. We are fast-paced, high energy and results driven. Our internship positions are ideal for college students studying marketing, communications, media, non-profit administration, business (or any related field) and who want to contribute creatively to a global organization with a growing audience of over 80,000 teens worldwide. Our internships are paid position and you will be compensated at $13.25 an hour. Role Requirements: -Enrollment in a degree program at an accredited university -A creative and responsible self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration with a team -Detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills -Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) -A background in BBYO or similar youth/Jewish organization is preferred but not required -Availability to work 15-19 hours per week in BBYO's DC office -Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a visa or sponsorship
Michelle Eider wrote on December 12, 2018 at 4:32 pm:
Sixth & I seeks an intern to support our Communications team. The intern will assist with publicity and marketing efforts to elevate the visibility of Sixth & I as an organization and its cultural, spiritual, and social programs. This internship is unpaid; college credit is available. Projects: Submit online calendar listings for events; Perform talent research and suggest content for social media; Update media lists and archive press clips; Digital organization of photo archive; Work collaboratively with the Communications team to support a promotional strategy around Sixth & I’s 15th anniversary celebrations To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Michelle Eider, meider@sixthandi.org.
Sarah Brennan wrote on December 3, 2018 at 10:01 am:
Under direct supervision, participate in day-to-day operations and projects within the Regional Operations and Education, or Development 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. The Washington, DC Regional Office offers two internship opportunities: Advocacy and Engagement Internship Interns will work directly with Regional Staff on projects related to regional politics, education, communications and law-enforcement, including but not limited to: • Drafting official external communications products on ADL issues, including social media • Conducting research and helping carry out programming on various ADL civil rights, law enforcement and political issues • Conducting outreach to ADL partners including ADL donors and law enforcement • Assisting in written communications related to No Place for Hate®, including with lay leader coordinators and education professionals • Observing ADL education programs in schools throughout the Washington, DC region and compiling feedback and testimonials • Supporting education programs, including through outreach and marketing, compiling program materials, reviewing program proposals from participating schools, and evaluation • Providing support for special events and board or community meetings Development Internship Interns will work directly with Regional Staff on fundraising and development projects supporting ADL’s work addressing hate crimes, anti-Semitism, anti-bias education and law enforcement outreach. Projects involve major donor research, donor thank you processing, volunteer engagement and outreach, database management, assisting with meeting and event planning, and other duties as needed. Specific tasks may include: • Assist in general donor stewardship • Communicate with current and prospective donors • Help maintain and update donor databases • Support Development staff in organizing day-to-day communications with individual and company donors • Assist in drafting fundraising emails and event planning and coordination • Research projects, prospects, and initiatives • Draft profiles of prospective donors • Help coordinate submission of grant applications to foundations and individuals • Perform general administrative duties to assist ADL Development staff, to include general filing and data entry • Support creative donor engagement and local volunteer initiatives, including researching and sharing best practices for fundraising events and campaigns, and drafting and posting social media messaging Internship Program Qualifications Skills: • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational abilities • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment • Commitment to ADL’s mission Education: • Juniors and seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates are welcome to apply. Preferred fields of public policy, education, nonprofit management, communications, public administration, business, political science, Jewish studies, fundraising, sociology, or related fields.
Adena Galinsky wrote on November 30, 2018 at 4:40 pm:
Mishkan Torah, a warm, welcoming congregation in Greenbelt MD, is looking to hire a Hebrew teacher who has experience working with children ages 5-7. This new kindergarten/first grade afterschool program is based roughly on - but not affiliated with - MoEd Class is on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5 with potential for an extra hour. Salary is very competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Our synagogue's educational director and children's education committee would provide assistance with lesson planning, but you would have independence and latitude for creativity in implementing your own vision. We have an extensive collection of supplies and materials you could draw on, and there is a budget for purchasing additional materials and teacher training. Does this sound like a good fit for you? Please write to us care of the teacher search committee chair, Adena, at kfsteachersearch@gmail.com explaining in a few sentences your qualifications and why you're excited to come play with and teach our very sweet kids! Resume also requested but not required. We are looking forward to meeting you!
Alyssa Baron wrote on November 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm:
Calling all graduated seniors or Grad students- BBYO Passport is looking for for qualified staffers for BBYO Passports summer programs. Our programs range from 2-5 weeks and we have programs in Israel, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, & North America. You can learn more about staffing and apply on our website- https://www.bbyopassport.org/general-resources/?target=staffing
Katie Schenk wrote on November 26, 2018 at 12:15 pm:
We're looking for an afternoon babysitter in Silver Spring 3-6pm Mon-Fri (negotiable if necessary). Please contact kschenk613@gmail.com for more information.
Scott Lasensky wrote on October 17, 2018 at 10:42 pm:
Dear UMD Hillel, The family of a UMD professor is looking for someone to help elementary-aged kids with homework--including Hebrew homework--and occasional babysitting. Strong knowledge of Hebrew preferred, but not necessary. Family lives adjacent to downtown Silver Spring. For inquires, please contact Scott Lasensky; lasensky@umd.edu