This full time, home-based position may be located in the SF Bay Area or Nevada
Partner with the NFTY Regional Board to develop meaningful, engaging diverse opportunities for teen involvement in Jewish life;
and support adults (lay and professional) to play roles to mentor and
evelop and implement experiences for teens throughout the region
and develop partnerships with reform institutions and organization
outside of the Reform Movement to create experiences for teens in
throughout the region
(emissaries) to Jewish youth and all who interact with Jewish youth,
strategizing the most effective means to connect to and engage this
generation of Jewish teens with meaningful Jewish life.
with congregations and other Jewish organizations int he area to ensure
collaboration to benefit Jewish teens in the Northern California,
Northern Nevada, and Utah area. This includes the development of a
regional faculty committee to contribute to the planning and
implementation of regional events.
Plan, implement and oversee
NFTY regional youth events and partner with appropriate URH or
congregational staff in the planning, implementation and oversight
ensuring events are youth led, have strong content, utilize appropriate
methodologies, are evaluated, are safe, appropriately document
programming, participation and any relevant incidents, operate according
to NFTY policy, and within budget.
Develop creative outreach
mechanisms to attract and engage the largest possible contingent of
teens to regional and North American events.
Promote our mission, vision, programs, values, beliefs, projects, and affiliates.
as an ambassador and recruiter for all URJ youth-oriented programs
including but not exclusive to: NFTY in Israel, URJ Camps, EIE, Mitzvah
Corps, and L'Taken.
Effectively communicate NFTY youth related
information to the region; including clergy, youth advisors, parents,
lay leaders and teens so that people in the region are informed.
as a resource, mentor, and advisor to the NFTY Regional Board. This
includes setting a schedule of group and individual meetings, setting
appropriate expectations of regional board members, providing
constructive and positive feedback to regional board members, sharing
your personality and unique approach to experiential education, and
creating an environment for board members that they identify as fun,
based on trust and Jewish values, team-focused, and an opportunity for
Create an environment that fosters a multi-faceted
community of leadership that is constantly identifying potential leaders
and nurturing leadership growth at every level.
Maintain a fiscally responsible regional budget.
Complete all administrative reporting and process tasks as described in the NFTY Policy and Procedures Manual.
Respond to communications and inquiries in a timely fashion.
congregations in their youth programs: should serve the congregations
in the following ways: Help train and orient congregations' youth
workers; Be a resource for youth programming ideas; Consult with
congregations looking to start a TYG
Maintain updated regional online presence, including website based on the standards set by the NFTY Web Team.
two weeks as full-time faculty at one of our URJ Camps or Summer
programs teaching, meeting local and regional clergy and professional,
and building relationships with youth in these programs.
Travel to and/or support Regional and North American Events and meetings.
Train and supervise any ancillary staff needed for their region (i.e., Reform Youth Interns).
Bachelor's Degree, Masters preferred
Knowledge of and experience with the Reform Movement and NFTY preferred
Experience in camp and/or youth work in a leadership capacity
3 year minimum commitment
Ability to communicate or attend events during the day, evening and weekend hours
Ability to spend at least two weeks for URJ Summer program placement
Ability to function well on less than optimal sleep for 2 consecutive nights
Physical stamina to maintain focus and leadership for up to 5 consecutive days
Please send salary requirements with cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.