The TYGRS Director is responsible for promoting informal Jewish
education for Jewish youth (grades 7-12) through a program of religious
involvement, social action, and social events in order to nurture a
cohesive community which fosters Jewish identity. The programming is
developed in coordination with the Director of Education, the Rabbi and
the Youth Board liaison.
Oversee TYGRS board and facilitate regularly-scheduled meetings
Develop, plan and implement the operation of TYGRS.
Supervise all activities run by TYGRS, including meetings, holiday events, fundraisers and trips.
Provide a blurb weekly for the temple weekly bulletin describing upcoming TYGRS activities.
Act as a role model to the Temple's youth and function in an advisory capacity.
Direct and oversee youth staff and any other persons specifically employed to implement aspects of the youth program.
Work with the VP publicity to develop and increase membership
and participation in the youth group. Work with other community youth
organizations to integrate programming and participation.
Work with TYGRS to budget, plan and implement major religious school events ie; Hanukkah Party, Purim Carnival, etc.
Increase integration and interest in NFTY events.
Occasionally meet with the Education Committee and Director of Education and Youth Board liaison as needed.
Estimated Time Commitment and Compensation
TYGRS meetings are typically held once or twice per month on Sunday's at 11:30 am to 12:30
Monthly commitment of approximately 10 to 20 hours