Careers

New Job calendar entry with smiley faceThe Career Center is a forum that pairs Jewish communal professional organizations with career opportunities together with people seeking those opportunities in Jewish communal service.

If you represent a local Jewish communal organization click on the “Submit a Job Listing” button below and complete the form. Within two business days, your posting will either go live or you will be contacted by Jconnect with questions. Before posting, read Jconnect’s Career Posting Guidelines.

If you are looking for a new opportunity, browse the job listings below. If you are interested in any of the positions, please contact the posting organization(s) directly. We encourage you to check back often because new jobs are always being posted.

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Current Opportunities

Camp Social Worker

Posted: 01/24/2022

CAMP SOCIAL WORKER  

Habonim Dror Camp Moshava is seeking a residential, seasonal licensed clinical social worker with an active license in good standing. The camp social worker is a critical member of the Camper Care Team. In addition to providing direct clinical services, resources, and training to campers and staff, the social worker also works to support our unique youth leadership model by empowering staff and youth leadership in their roles. The camp social worker should have a desire to grow personally and professionally as part of a close-knit community of committed individuals. 

 

Spring 2022: March 1 – June 17, 2022 – eight hours/week spent onboarding, training staff, conducting intakes with campers and families, and creating care plans for the summer. $35/hour.

Summer 2022: Full-time, residential on-site from June 17th to August 10, 2022. $1300-$1400 weekly, depending on experience

Benefits: Reduced camp tuition for camp-age children. Room and Board Provided.

Senior Organizer and Coalition Manager

Posted: 12/29/2021

Jews United for Justice (JUFJ, along with our sister 501(c)4 organization, the JUFJ Campaign Fund) is seeking an experienced full-time Senior Organizer & Coalition Manager to continue building and mobilizing our constituency to win local issue campaigns in the District of Columbia. The person in this role will be responsible for high-level issue-campaign, legislative, and electoral organizing, as well as managing the DC Paid Family & Medical Leave Coalition.

The ideal candidate will excel at building relationships and working with a team to make an impact. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment, able to manage a significant workload, and quickly and thoroughly master complicated details and situations. The Senior Organizer & Coalition Manager reports to the DC Director, and is based in Washington, DC. This is a full-time, exempt position that falls within a bargaining unit represented for collective bargaining purposes by a labor organization (NPEU/Local 70, IFPTE).

Executive Assistant

Posted: 12/29/2021

About the Bender JCC:

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 create a welcoming and inclusive environment, connecting the people of our Jewish community with each other, Israel, and the broader community. We inspire individuals of all ages and backgrounds to enhance their social, physical, intellectual and spiritual well-being through programs of excellence rooted in Jewish values.

Why this role matters:

The Executive Assistant assists the Chief Executive Officer and the Leadership Team in fulfilling the mission, vision, and values of the Center by providing administrative support in a thorough, efficient, professional, and courteous manner. This is an exciting opportunity to work with external stakeholders as well as internal staff.

The Executive Assistant will develop an overall understanding of Center’s mission, vision and values, as well as an overall understanding of the Center’s operations, both internally and externally.

Bet Mishpachah Executive Director – Half Time Position

Posted: 12/29/2021

The Executive Director is a half-time position and will entail:

Management and Administration (50%)

  • Supervise administration and logistics for all synagogue events, Shabbat services, High Holy Day services, and other operations and programming
  • Supervise the synagogue Administrator, marketing staff, and consultants
  • Serve as principal Bet Mishpachah point of contact with the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC)
  • Participate in monthly Board meetings, the yearly Board retreat, and the annual meeting of the congregation
  • Attend at least one Friday night Shabbat service per month
  • Support the Treasurer in developing the synagogue’s annual budget

Outreach, Leadership, and Strategic Goals (25%)

  • Serve as a creative font of ideas, initiatives and programs for implementing the Bet Mishpachah Strategic Plan
  • Monitor the synagogue’s progress in achieving its strategic goals
  • Serve as a thought and strategic partner to the Rabbi, Board President, and Board of Directors, and meet at least monthly with the Rabbi and the President to coordinate priorities and activities
  • Participate in development and implementation of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan
  • Build and sustain relationships and partnerships within the congregation, and with outside organizations and institutions focusing primarily, but not exclusively, on the Jewish and LGBTQ+ communities
  • Contribute to the congregation’s internal and external communications on items of interest and initiatives underway

Fundraising and Development (25%)

  • Build a fundraising team to solicit individual/family contributions from synagogue members and the community
  • Coordinate efforts to cultivate major donors and apply to foundation prospects for grants, both local and national
  • Partner with the Membership Committee to develop strategies to increase membership, welcome new and prospective members, and integrate them fully into synagogue life
  • Develop strategies to increase the number of volunteers and effectively utilize them.

While the Executive Director will lead or coordinate many critical functions, the Executive Director is not expected to execute all of these tasks alone, but will work with the congregation’s Committee Chairs and cadre of committed volunteers.  The position is located in Washington, D.C.  Bet Mishpachah does not provide office space, but will provide office supplies as needed.

As Covid restrictions are lifted, the position will require in-person attendance at events and meetings.  Some nights and weekends will be necessary.  The hours are extremely flexible and may vary according to the congregation’s need and the incumbent’s availability week-to-week.  The successful candidate will work with Bet Mishpachah leadership to develop a schedule that addresses the needs of both the Executive Director and the congregation.

Salary will be in the $50,000-60,000 range, depending on experience, qualifications and negotiated benefits.  While Bet Mishpachah does not provide health benefits, the congregation is open to creating a Health Reimbursement Account for health insurance premiums as part of the compensation package.

Benefits such as vacation time, personal leave, parental and family leave, and disability leave, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Staff Accountant

Posted: 12/22/2021

About the Bender JCC:

The Bender Jewish Community Center in Rockville, Maryland is a premier community center at the heart of Jewish life in Montgomery County, Maryland, operating a full-scale health and fitness center, pre-school, day camp and variety of education and arts programs.

We create a welcoming and inclusive environment, connecting the people of our Jewish community with each other, Israel, and the broader community. We inspire individuals of all ages and backgrounds to enhance their social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual well-being through programs of excellence rooted in Jewish values.

 

Why this role matters:

The Bender JCCs Finance Department is in the process of rebuilding its team. This role is an opportunity to help manage the day-to-day financial accounting/operations, policies, and procedures of the organization. The Staff Accountant will manage all general ledger and subsidiary journals, including cash and credit card receipts, cash disbursements, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue releases and maintain schedules and reconciliations of prepaid expense.

The Staff Accountant works under the supervision of the Controller and will assist in the streamlining and improving accounts receivable and accounts payable processes by identifying areas of performance improvement.

Youth Director

Posted: 12/22/2021

Kehilat Pardes — The Rock Creek Synagogue, a Modern Orthodox Jewish community located in the Aspen Hill neighborhood in Rockville, MD, seeks a part-time Youth Director to lead and grow our youth program.

Executive Assistant

Posted: 11/15/2021

Location: DC, Maryland, or Northern Virginia areas preferred. Available to work during 9-5pm East Coast time. Our team mostly works from home. Staff will be expected to attend some in-person meetings and events.

Description: Part-time, 20 hrs/week, with opportunity for advancement and growth

Start Date: Immediately

Salary: $25,000-$30,000 commensurate with experience

the Den Collective Overview:

Be a part of a growing organization that is at the cutting edge of the changing American Jewish landscape. Our workplace culture fosters a unique work-life balance that is supportive, compassionate, and based in a thrilling metropolitan center. The Den Collective builds intentional Jewish community with 20s to early 40s  throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington DC. We seek to build spaces of meaning that invite people to deepen their connection to Judaism,  feel a sense of belonging in community, and enrich their lives.  The Den  strives to be collaborative, experimental, transparent, and radically welcoming. We foster safe and sacred spaces that invite everyone to truly be themselves; vulnerable, transparent, and real.

COVID-19 Policy:

At this time, we are offering both virtual and outdoor, in-person gatherings. In addition to following CDC guidelines, vaccination is required for all who attend in-person gatherings. For the health and safety of our community, vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all staff team members, including this position.

Director, Early Childhood Education Temple Sinai, Washington, DC

Posted: 11/05/2021

ABOUT TEMPLE SINAI NURSERY SCHOOL

Temple Sinai Nursery School (TSNS) is a Developmental Early Childhood Program which emphasizes experiential “hands-on” learning. We have achieved accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and we are a Partnership for Jewish Life & Learning Commended School.  The philosophy of the school is based on the theories of Piaget, Bruner, Vygotsky, Erikson, Gardner, the Bank Street Model, and constructivist education, and is inspired by the practices of the Reggio Emilia Approach.

 

Our school serves children ages 2 years through pre-kindergarten. We see children as competent individuals who flourish in a joyful early childhood setting that encourages freedom of expression, focuses on building strong social-emotional skills, and promotes self-confidence through active hands-on learning.  Our program is imbued with Jewish values that emphasize and promote kindness (g’milut chasadim), doing good deeds (mitzvot) and taking care of our world (tikkun olam).  TSNS enjoys long term relationships with its faculty, a third of whom have master’s degrees or higher in the field. Faculty engage in professional development on an ongoing basis. In addition, consultants in the areas of motor, speech, behavior, health and social work provide guidance to faculty and families on site.  Please follow this link to learn more about TSNS.

 

ABOUT TEMPLE SINAI

Temple Sinai is a Reform congregation in Northwest Washington, DC, that has been part of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) since its formation in 1951. At Temple Sinai, we aim to make Jewish ritual, Jewish values, Jewish learning, and Jewish community a relevant, meaningful and enriching part of our members’ lives. We believe that synagogue membership should change your life, and we constantly seek new or better ways to help our members live Jewishly.

 

We believe in providing Jewish education that has a meaningful impact on its participants, from early childhood through adult education.  We believe that Temple Sinai should be a vibrant, joyful, and spiritually and intellectually stimulating place.  Like most congregations, we have experienced challenges since the onset of COVID-19.  Nonetheless, we have emerged financially stable; membership numbers remain nearly unchanged and our schools have reopened in person.  While local health regulations for preschools have mandated smaller numbers of students per class this year, we are fully confident that Temple Sinai Nursery School’s established reputation for excellence will regrow enrollment to the full complement as soon as conditions permit.

 

At Temple Sinai, we are grounded in our mission and core values.  Please take a moment to make yourself familiar withour core values and mission statement before submitting your application.

 

At Temple Sinai, you will find a dynamic and highly rewarding work environment.  We work in a collaborative environment, serving and celebrating our inclusive and diverse community. When you work for Temple Sinai, you will receive competitive benefits along with the opportunity to be part of a caring community and contribute to our mission.

All candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

Executive Director

Posted: 11/04/2021

Executive Director

Habonim Dror Camp Moshava

DC Metro Area

About Habonim Dror Camp Moshava

Habonim Dror Camp Moshava has been operating in Maryland for the last 85 years and runs a sleepaway summer camp as well as two year-round programs for children aged 8-18. Camp Moshava is dedicated to youth leadership, inclusion, values-based experiential education, and educating towards a just future in the United States and Israel. Camp Moshava is one of six summer camps of Habonim Dror North America, a Labor Zionist youth movement with a long history of promoting progressive Jewish values. 

 

Position

Camp Moshava seeks a dedicated and collaborative executive director to lead, manage, and grow the organization. This highly visible and hands-on director reports to the Board of Directors, manages a professional staff of four people, and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of summer camp from early June through mid-August each year. The Executive Director collaborates with and is supported by the Assistant Director. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead a community of critical thinkers and budding Jewish social justice leaders who are dedicated to the success of the organization by a commitment to collective responsibility. 

 

This position is currently being done remotely but when it becomes possible, will be based in Rockville, MD from September to May. During our summer season, the position requires full-time presence at Camp Moshava in Street, MD.

Special Education English Teacher

Posted: 11/04/2021

A message to talented and dedicated Special Educators looking to make a change:

Have you been working to the point of exhaustion during COVID? Are the demands of
teaching large, diverse classes with not enough support leaving you feeling frustrated
and disillusioned? Are you thinking about making a change and looking for your next
adventure?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading.

At Sulam, a special education inclusion program in Rockville, Maryland, we pride
ourselves on being a family-oriented workplace that encourages a work-life balance.
Our team of educators have a vested interest in each child as well as in each other. We
are small enough that your work results in visible progress and the connections you
build make notable differences. We encourage and celebrate curiosity,
open-mindedness, and a growth-mindset.

Join our team to be reminded why you originally went into special education: to make a
difference in the lives of children with disabilities and their families; to work in a
collaborative and supportive environment where your personal growth is a priority.