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April 24, 2014 | 24th Nisan 5774

CA - Youth Advisor

The position of Youth Advisor is a critical component of the Temple Beth Tikvah Youth Program. This person reports directly to the Youth Vice-President and additionally works with the Rabbi and Director of Education in shaping of the vision of our youth program.

The Youth Advisor is considered as an independent contractor and will be provided a Form 1099 at the end of the year.

The Duties of the Youth Advisor shall include, but are not limited to (under the guidance of the Youth Vice-President):

  • Overall responsibility for the entire youth department including; vision, supervision, program, budget, leadership development and communication.
  • Coordination with the master calendar to create a year of youth events and youth programs brochure.
  • Communication with parents and students regarding upcoming events and RSVP's via mail, email, telephone and website.
  • Recruitment of chaperones and drivers for events.
  • Responsibility for the safety, integrity and reputation for the entire youth program.
  • Planning and execution of fundraising activities to increase youth group revenue.
  • Supervision of youth lounge on Wednesdays from 4:00-4:30 p.m. on Hebrew School days.
  • Assist with Temple events when youth group members are participating.
  • Meet with Youth Vice-President as requested by Vice-President.
  • Help to prepare monthly report for TBT board meeting and monthly column for the Scroll (Temple newsletter).
  • Be known, visible and available to youth and parents regarding youth events - create a positive energy for all youth programs and encourage students to attend.

ICETY (Grades 9-12)

  • Oversee and guide monthly ICETY board meetings and events (one each per month)
  • Lead, train, develop and inspire youth leadership board of ICETY.
  • Facilitate ICETY members' participation in regional and North American programs sponsored by NFTY and attend regional events when available.

 

Gesher (Grades 6-8)

  • Plan and execute at least one youth event per month.
  • Develop Gesher's leadership board.

Garin (Grades 3-5)

  • Plan and oversee at least four events throughout the year.
  • Bridge fifth graders as they enter sixth grade and become members of Gesher.

Galim (Grades K-2)

  • Plan and oversee at least four events throughout the year.
  • Recruit chaperones to help oversee events.

There may be opportunities to combine youth groups for events; however combined events should not be done more than three times per year.

It is understood that a limited number of extended events (i.e. overnight at Temple) are part of the job of Youth Advisor. If Advisor travels on behalf of youth group (i.e. NFTY convention), separate compensation will be provided, to be agreed upon by Temple and Advisor.

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