Youth Engagement Coordinator

Temple B'nai Torah | Bellevue, WA, United States

Posted Date 9/14/2022
Description

Temple B’nai Torah, a URJ congregation in Bellevue, WA seeks an engaging, energetic, and responsible individual to help oversee and grow our teen youth program. The Youth Engagement Coordinator works as part of a collaborative team responsible for the overall implementation of education and Reform Jewish learning and programming across all age groups.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership training to BTY youth group board, and facilitate their success in planning and implementing social, cultural, and community service events.
  • Attend NFTY retreats and encourage TBT participation 
  • Plan and run social programs for kids in Kindergarten - 8th grade
  • Coordinate teenage assistants (madrichim) who help in our Religious School program on Saturday mornings
  • Coordinate teen program on Tuesday evenings
  • Teach in Religious School as appropriate
  • Coordinate our B’Mitzvah program and serve as a touchpoint for families throughout the whole b’mitzvah process
  • Find opportunities to engage the unengaged 
  • Help staff experiential programs like our Family Retreat and 8th Grade Los Angeles/San Francisco trips

Communication:

  • Maintain consistent communication with Director of Education and lay leaders as necessary
  • Establish regular contact (via phone, email, and social media) with children and parents
  • Develop promotional materials for events
  • Cultivate positive, consistent relationships with our children, teens, and their parents
  • Work with other local Jewish community youth groups to foster relationships

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational, time and project management skills, and ability to prioritize
  • Driven and motivated self-starter
  • Previous experience working in Jewish youth engagement through teaching, youth advising, camping, or other relevant settings
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and values of the Reform Movement
  • Sensitivity to individuals with special needs, and experience creating inclusive environments
  • Skilled at event planning and logistics
  • Computer and social media savvy

SALARY: This is a 9-month position for 32 hours/week. Starting salary $28,000 - $30,000. Commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefit package.

All Candidates must be fully vaccinated and be able to pass a background check.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required.

Qualified candidates should submit a brief cover letter and a resume to [email protected].

Salary28000.00 - 30000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time | Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Categories
Bnai Mitzvah | Education - Other | Engagement | Hebrew | Teacher (Classroom) | Youth Groups Advisor
Part Time Categories
Part Time Teaching | Youth Advisor
Organization Type
Synagogue
Benefits
Medical Insurance | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
Job Location
US

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