Jewish Jobs & Internships

Seaboard USY and Kadima Part-Time Jobs

Multiple chapters across Seaboard USY and Kadima are looking for USY & Kadima Advisors for the 2017-2018 school year. Seaboard Region USY spreads throughout all of Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and northeastern North Carolina.
 

Job Responsibilities include:

 Membership recruitment, engagement, and retention of USY & Kadima members in the synagogue community. This includes regular communication and outreach with USY & Kadima members, non-members, and parents.

 Working with the chapter USY board by scheduling monthly meetings, having regular check-ins with the Chapter President, and guiding the board in their leadership roles.

 Event Planning and Coordination – Help USY members plan, organize, and implement events OR planning, organizing, and implementing Kadima events. This includes keeping track of RSVPs, payments and receipts.

 Communicate regularly with the synagogue Youth Director as well as the community.

 Staffing USY & Kadima Seaboard Regional Events including Encampment, Fall and Spring Conventions, Kadima Kallot, LTI, Formal, Winter Kinnus, and Kings Dominion Day.
 

For more information about the specific positions, please contact the Youth Directors at the synagogues directly:

 Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC: Yoni Buckman- yoni.buckman@adasisrael.org

 Congregation Tifereth Israel, Washington, DC: Wilhelmina Gottschalk- wilhelmina@tifereth-israel.org

 Ohr Kodesh Congregation, Chevy Chase, MD: Rachel Lang- rlang@ohrkodesh.org

 Congregation Beth El, Bethesda, MD: Adam Zeren- AZeren@bethelmc.org

 Congregation Har Shalom, Potomac, MD: Jennifer Newfeld- JNewfeld@harshalom.org

 Congregation B’nai Tzedek, Potomac, MD: Steve Henkin- shenkin@bnaitzedek.org

 B’nai Shalom of Olney Congregation, Olney, MD: Harriet Caplan- hare865@hotmail.com

 SEABOARD USY & KADIMA REGIONAL YOUTH DIRECTOR: Sasha Bloch, bloch@uscj.org


Jewish Social Justice Gap Year Program in Portland, Oregon

Tivnu: Building Justice is seeking a Resident Advisor for the 2017-18 cohort. Beginning in late August 2017, join our dedicated staff and create a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for participants on the Tivnu Gap Year. Live on-site with 8-15 participants and support their success as they create a pluralistic Jewish communal home, intern at grassroots nonprofit organizations, and explore the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about this position and apply by sending  your resume  and cover letter to steve@tivnu.org and  anna@tivnu.org.

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Change Corps

Change Corps offers graduating seniors and others a year-long, full-immersion paid training fellowship ini grassroots organizing that helps prepare them for careers in social change. Change Corps offers a three-step training program to help you launch your career in social change. Step one: You take part in an intensive classroom training to learn and practice your organizing skills. Step two: You work directly with a group such as Everytown for Gun Safety, MoveOn or the National Education Association and take on the NRA, defend women’s rights, stand up for education, or work on other campaigns. Step three: Once you graduate from Change Corps, we work to connect you with activist groups looking to hire full-time staff.    

Questions can be directed to: 

Woody Little
Organizer, Change Corps
woody@changecorps.org
(510) 418-8785

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The American Hebrew Academy 

The American Hebrew Academy is the world’s premier international Jewish college prep boarding school, located in Greensboro, North Carolina. We serve high school students from around the world. Each year, we employ approximately ten recent college graduates in our Fellowship program. Fellows gain valuable career advancing skills while working with our students academically, residentially, and Jewishly (formal and experiential). For both students and residential staff, AHA provides an environment that is nurturing to the mind, body, and soul.

We are currently accepting Fellowship applications and conducting interviews via video conference. Our top Fellow applicants will be invited to join us for a Prospective Fellow’s Weekend on March 16th-19th.

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Yavneh Administrative Assistant

The Hill Havurah, an independent Jewish congregation on Capitol Hill, is looking for a part-time administrative assistant for its religious school, Yavneh on the Hill. This is a 10-15 hour/week, seasonal position from September through May, with compensation of $15 per hour. Hill Havurah is a thriving community that is eager to welcome a new team member to support our growing education program. We are ready for the right person to begin immediately. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Operations Manager Kfir Banin at kfir.banin@hillhavurah.org.

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American Hebrew Academy Admissions Associate 

The American Hebrew Academy, an international Jewish college prep boarding school located in Greensboro, North Carolina, is seeking two Admissions Associates.  This is a full-time position ideal for recent college grads who wishes to build business skills and relationships within the various Jewish Communities around the United States.  Key requirements for the position include: 

  • National travel
  • Strong communication and presentation skills as this person will be giving tours and presentations to potential students and their parents

  • Various administrative duties

Interested applicants please contact Mark Spielman, Director of New Student Outreach, at mspielman@aha-net.org


American Hebrew Academy Fellowship

The American Hebrew Academy Fellowship is a ten month position geared towards recent college graduates and young adults. This position is focused on the care and keeping of Academy high school students, and is mainly comprised of three components:

• Residential Life: Support students socially, emotionally and academically

• Professional Rotations: Enhance life on campus with the Dean of Students, Dean of Jewish Life and Director of Student Programming 

 • Career Mentorship: Hands-on experience and guidance alongside seasoned faculty and professional staff 

 Academy Fellows receive training, a furnished on-campus apartment, kosher meals and a monthly stipend. Full health benefits are available

We are an international Jewish college prep boarding school located in Greensboro, North Carolina. All Jewish backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Conflict Resolution, MA; Study in Israel

A 2-year long degree program in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salaam in Israel.  The town is an intentionally peace-purposed village, 50% Palestinian and 50% Jewish, located halfway betwen Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Jerusalem.  Developed and awarded from UMass Boston, students in this program have the oppertunity to study conflict resolution amongst Israelis, Palestinians, Americans, and more, while receiving an American degree.  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Accepted on a rolling basis.  

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AVODAH: the Jewish Service Corps

AVODAH provides young adults ages 21-26 with hands-on work experience at local antipoverty organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. Corps members are project coordinators, case managers, advocates, counselors, and community organizers. Corps members receive a monthly living stipend, travel money, health insurance, and may be eligible for an AmeriCorps Education of over $5,000 to pay back student loans or put towards future education

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Moishe House

Moishe House, a pluralistic international organization, provides meaningful Jewish experiences to young adults in their 20s. Their model trains, supports and sponsors young Jewish leaders as they create vibrant home-based communities for themselves and their peers. There are 85 houses in 21 countries worldwide, and there are travel stipends available to Jewish young adults ages 22-32. Moishe House Without Walls (MHWOW) is a platform for Jewish leadership involvement beyond the borders of a Moishe House, as it empowers Jewish young adults ro create community as they envision it by planning and hosting programs for their peers

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Urban Adamah Fellowship

The Urban Adamah Fellowship, based in Berkeley, CA, is a three-month residential training program for young adults (ages 21–31) that combines urban organic farming, social justice training and progressive Jewish learning and living in intentional community.

Through the operation of Urban Adamah’s one-acre organic farm and internships with social justice organizations, fellows gain significant skills, training and experience in sustainable urban agriculture, Jewish spirituality, intentional community, social justice and leadership development.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications reviewed on the 1st and 15th of each month until Fellowship seasons are full 

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Variety of Jobs and Internships with HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) 

Interested in working with and for refugees in a Jewish way?  Look at the many interships and jobs with HIAS, in offices in places such as Silver Spring and Vienna, VA. 

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Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis University Fellowship

Fellows work with Jewish World Watch (JWW) to build a movement to end genocide and mass atrocities on campus, focusing on the current crises in Sudan and Congo. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Contact Rachel Wallace, Jewish World Watch Youth Engagement Coordinator, at Rachel@jww.org or at (818) 501-1836 x 209 for more information for the 2016-2017 year fellows. 

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The Adamah Fellowship

The Adamah Fellowship is a three-month leadership training program for young adults that integrates organic farming, sustainable living, Jewish learning, community building, and contemplative spiritual practice.  Fellows between the ages of 20-32 live, learn, and work in the Connecticut Berkshires. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Accepted on a rolling basis.

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The Repair the World Fellowship

The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity for young adults ages 21 to 26 to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful volunteering. Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change around education justice and food justice. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply by January 31 to be notified by March 20; Apply by March 31 to be notified by May 19; Apply by May 31 to be notified by June 20. 

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Yeshivat Hadar Year Fellowships

The Yeshivat Hadar year fellowship brings together Jewish young adults in a program that combines rigorous Torah study with an emphasis on spiritual growth and communal responsibility.  Program runs from September 2016-May 2017.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted on a rolling basis through May 1.

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