Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of iCON 2023: Where Israel and Education Meet
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Director of Jewish Life
Beber Camp The Director of Jewish Life will assume overall responsibility for the development and implementation of Jewish programming for Shabbat, Jewish observances, including religious services and rituals, as well as for related special events. The Director of Jewish Life will assist staff in incorporating Jewish content into evening programs, special events, and Shabbat activities. The Director of Jewish Life will supervise the Israeli delegation in all Israel programming efforts. This position is part of the camp leadership team and shares in other camp responsibilities.
Dates of Employment: June 5 - August 13, 2023
Salary: Competitive summer salary. Room and board included.
Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must submit a health history record and examination form prior to the first day of work. Previous experience working with children is preferred. Previous experience working as a Jewish educator is preferred.
Camp Social Worker/Psychologist/Counselor
Beber Camp At camp this position is called a "clinician." The Camp Clinician is a vital role during the camp season. Under the supervision of the Camper Directors, the Clinician is responsible for the positive resolution of any issues that may arise, including socialization, conflict resolution, mental health, and homesickness. In addition, the Camp Clinician is expected to provide guidance to campers and staff to make responsible and respectful choices. One of the primary responsibilities of the Camp Clinician is to develop successful MESSH support structures and programming for campers and staff. This full-time position is seasonal and operates with part-time hours before the summer session begins.
Dates of Employment: June 4 - July 14, 2023
Salary: Competitive summer salary. Room and board included.
Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must submit a health history record and examination form prior to the first day of work. A Graduate or higher-level degree in a mental health field; previous experience in a camp, school, or similar setting preferred. An ability to think critically and act swiftly in high stress situations Strong ability to function both independently and as part of a team Attention to detail in documentation and maintaining records
Community Engagement Associate for Israel Programming
IsraelNow Education Foundation As part of the IsraelNow Education Foundation (INEF), IsraelNow is an 8–10-day experiential Israel travel experience for eighth grade students from select communities across North America. The program is designed to give students an immersive and memorable taste of Israel and their Jewish heritage. You will be an operations coordinator of select communities participating in IsraelNow and will have primary responsibility for training staff in other communities in the overall operations of the program.
Director of Hebrew Innovation
Jewish United Fund You will help expand public school Hebrew language offerings, advise in hiring of qualified Hebrew teachers, partner with local organizations that need support, create learning opportunities, and work with a cohort of communal Hebrew leaders. Overall, your role will be to act as the communal resource to local organizations engaged in Hebrew learning to help increase the importance and visibility of Hebrew across the Chicago community, especially in public schools.
Z3 Content and Community Manager
Z3 Project The Oshman Family JCC is in search of a dynamic and passionate Z3 Content and Community Manager to join our growing team of the Zionism 3.0 (Z3) Project. Z3 is an initiative that seeks to reimagine the relationship between American Jewry and Zionism in the 21st century, based on peoplehood, shared values, and common destiny. As the project’s work is grounded in the belief that Zionism must evolve to remain relevant as a core element of Jewish identity, the successful candidate will be responsible for driving and expanding Z3’s cohort-based elements, such as the Leadership Lab program, a training program that enables JCC professionals to implement Z3 in their own communities. This role involves overseeing the entire cohort lifecycle, from recruitment to retreats to alums’ ongoing engagement, while also supporting the Z3 team in planning and executing the annual Z3 Conference.
Program Officer, Israel Education and Engagement
Maimonides Fund Maimonides Fund’s Program Officers are issue-area specialists who have substantial responsibility for growing and sustaining portfolios of grants in the Fund’s various focus areas. Program officers contribute to the Fund’s strategy and actively participate in grantmaking by seeking, developing, recommending, and administering grants in the program area. Program officers are expected to build networks and partnerships around issues central to the Fund’s mission; communicate and advocate for systemic change; and multiply the impact of the Fund’s investments and influence.
The Program Officer, Israel Education and Engagement, will focus on education about Israel in North America and working in North America to promote a safe, secure, and vibrant Israel.
JEWISHColorado The Teen Program Coordinator will work with Jewish Student Connection (JSC) and the Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour (IST). The JSC focuses on impacting teens and ensuring they make meaningful personal connections with Jewish culture, Jewish people, Israel, and each other in a public-school environment. This role requires a charismatic and strategic thought leader to engage and mentor Jewish and non-Jewish teens in Jewish programming in public high schools. IST is the Colorado community teen tour to Poland and Israel, taking approximately seventy incoming seniors on a five-week trip each summer, and this role supports recruitment, pre-trip programming, and attends the tour.
Head of "Powered By ODM" Division
OpenDor Media OpenDor Media (ODM) is looking for someone dynamic and self-motivated to lead a new exciting division focused on building and executing a strategy to drive the growth of a cohort of content creators.
ODM reaches millions of people annually with impactful Jewish and Israel education content on multiple platforms through the Unpacked brand. This new division - Powered by ODM - will leverage our existing capabilities and expertise to grow the reach and impact of a community of mission-aligned content creators across media.
note: applictions will be accepted via the website only.
Director of Jewish Education
Camp Interlaken JCC The Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC seeks a dynamic Jewish educator to spend their summer in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin to enrich our 350 campers and staff's Jewish Experience and programming! Under the Camp Director’s supervision, the Judaic Director will assume overall responsibility for developing and implementing creative Judaic content into evening programs, special events, Shabbat, and Holiday services. This position also works closely with the 2023 FJC Cornerstone Fellow cohort.
Dates of Employment: June 9th – August 15th. This position is part of the Camp Leadership Team and shares other camp responsibilities.
Competitive Salary. Room and Board Included.
Qualifications | The ideal candidate is/has... · Over 21 years of age. · Advanced knowledge of Jewish prayers, customs, holidays, and culture. · Ability to read Torah and tutor B’nai Mitzvah students in reading Torah. · Familiarity with pluralistic Jewish settings and acceptance of campers and staff from various Jewish backgrounds. · Experience integrating Judaism into informal programming. · The ability to work with, communicate with and relate to children of all ages. · An enthusiastic nature and the ability to adapt.
Please apply at the link below or reach out to our Camp's Executive Director, Toni Davison Levenberg, for more information
Special Projects Coordinator - JFNA
The Jewish Federations of North America JFNA’s Community and Jewish Life Division is working to conceive of, develop, and execute initiatives that reshape and expand engagement in Jewish life and community across North America. This is done by working collaboratively with cross-organizational partners, including partnering with and supporting Federations, largely in their Jewish/community engagement and Jewish education efforts. In addition, a major emphasis on scaling models of excellence in Jewish life is being developed. Focus areas may include a broad range, such as: children and young families, young adults, teens, Jewish travel, Jewish diversity and belonging, interfaith families, mental health, employment, Jewish poverty, etc.
The Community and Jewish Life (CJL) Special Projects Coordinator will support the Chief Community and Jewish Life Officer on scheduling, travel, expense reports and budget tracking, stakeholder engagement and relations (including lay leaders and donors/funders) and will support strategic initiatives. The Special Projects Coordinator will support team-wide efforts and logistics that cut across all functional areas of CJL and will provide support on a portfolio of CJL pilot programs. The Coordinator will be joining a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and high-energy team.
Ramah Day Camp in Nyack Ramah Day Camp in Nyack is a center of transformational experiences where 800 day campers and 400 staff members have the opportunity to become their best selves in a community dedicated to Jewish living, Jewish learning, and the land, language, and people of Israel. Our exceptional camp program fosters Jewish leadership, growth, playfulness, creative exploration, social action, and lifelong friendships.
Primary Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator is responsible to provide a full range of assistance and support to the Ramah Nyack senior camp administration. The Program Coordinator works in conjunction with the senior camp administration to manage all aspects of camper and staff recruitment efforts
Senior Manager Admissions and Engagement
Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School Djds.ca
Part Time Hebrew Language Teacher
2023-2024 School Year
Shalhevet High School Shalhevet High school is seeking a part-time Hebrew Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. The Hebrew Language Teacher possesses advanced, superior, or native-speaking Hebrew skills, and be able to implement multiple teaching approaches. The ideal candidate is familiar with best practices in teaching Hebrew as a second language, including a proficiency approach, and have experience using differentiated instruction. The Hebrew teacher will work together with a team to develop an exciting, meaningful, innovative, and creative curriculum.
Head of Hebrew School
Marlboro Jewish Center Head of Hebrew School (HOHS) for Marlboro Jewish Center (MJC), a central NJ Conservative synagogue in Western Monmouth County, is looking for a warm, knowledgeable, well-organized, self-motivated, computer savvy person to lead our Hebrew School.
They will focus on grades K-7, which includes about 150 children and employs 15 - 20 staff members. The HOHS will continue to develop the existing curriculum and look to improve policies and procedures. The HOHS will enforce established security protocols. The HOHS will supervise, evaluate, and motivate the department staff and serve as a Jewish role model. They must communicate clearly and passionately with students, parents, teachers, and the synagogue community. They will collaborate with the rabbi, cantor, and MJC lay leaders. Potential for position to become full time.
The ideal candidate will have:
• A track record of innovation
• An understanding of Conservative Judaism
• A working knowledge of Hebrew
• Experience in creating, delivering and overseeing engaging and meaningful Judaic curriculum
• Ability to coordinate holiday events and enhanced Shabbat-related experiences
• Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Familiarity with both in person classroom teaching and virtual learning platforms
• Experience in education administration, including budgeting and human resource management
• At least 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience
• A degree in Jewish education or a similar field is beneficial