Youth Education & Engagement Coordinator

Congregation Beth Israel, Austin | Austin, TX, United States

Posted Date 12/22/2021
Description

Youth Education & Engagement Coordinator
Congregation Beth Israel, Austin, TX
December 2021

Summary: The Youth Education and Engagement Coordinator at CBI supports the Director of Youth Education and Engagement in implementing and overseeing youth educational curriculum and youth engagement programming. This position requires a non-traditional work schedule.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Communicate with administrative staff, custodial staff, preschool staff ([email protected]), and private rental staff (ACE Academy) to keep all offices updated on the education and youth calendars and programs, facility needs and to take appropriate action.
  • Communicate with custodial staff about room set up, clean-up and other facility needs.
  • Participate in regular professional development, with approval from Director of Youth Education & Engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned or required to ensure the smooth running of the Youth Education and Engagement programs.

Youth Education Responsibilities

  • Along with the Director of Youth Education & Engagement and the Membership Coordinator, describe the CBI education and youth programs to prospective members, answer their questions and provide informative tours of the facility.
  • Answer Education Office emails and phone calls in a timely manner.
  • Support teachers before and on class days by making and preparing copies, gathering materials for teachers to use in class and other duties that arise.
  • Supervise and train teen employees and volunteers (madrichimot).
  • Assist Director of Youth Education & Engagement in planning and facilitating CBI Religious School teacher and teen orientations, trainings and meetings.
  • Create and publicize youth education registration materials.
  • Teach, lead and substitute in programs as needed.
  • Coordinate pizza sales for Wednesday evening classes, including placing order ahead of time.
  • Purchase teacher and class supplies and food for Religious and Hebrew School each week.

Youth Engagement Responsibilities

  • Serve as Youth Advisor, working with CBI’s Youth Groups:
    • Austin Temple Teens (ATT)- high school
    • ATT Jr- middle school
    • ATeed- upper elementary school
  • Assist ATT board with planning and implementing events.
  • Gather opinions from youth to create and implement ATeed and ATT Jr events.
  • Chaperone all regional youth events (Greene Year-Round and NFTY-TOR) when CBI youth also attend, even if it conflicts with CBI Religious School.
  • Coordinate transportation to events when necessary.
  • Along with Director of Youth Education & Engagement, communicate with parents about events and opportunities for youth engagement locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Provide information about youth scholarship funds and assist in the process.
  • Collaborate with other youth groups in town (i.e.: TABSY, JCC Youth/BBYO, USY), serving as the CBI representative on the Shalom Austin Youth Advisor Council.

 

Record Keeping

  • Along with the Director of Youth Education & Engagement, manage book and supply orders and keep record of receipts and invoices.
  • Record and recognize donations made to school funds and tzedakah.
  • Allocate tzedakah to appropriate non-profits.
  • Manage funds generated from pizza sales to Parent Auxiliary Fund.
  • Manage and organize lesson plans and materials in workroom, class, teacher and madrichimot
  • Appropriately manage confidential information, such as student registration, special needs information and camperships.

 

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • College degree
  • Experience with religious education and/or informal Jewish youth settings
  • Basic knowledge of Jewish practices, holidays, and laws
  • Basic Hebrew reading skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft and Google Suites.

 

Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Identify as Jewish.
  • Ability to learn new digital programs.

 

Reporting and Supervision: Director of Youth Education and Engagement

Position Available: January 2022
Education responsibilities will transition immediately upon hire. Engagement responsibilities will transition over the Spring Semester.

Salary Range: $37,500-$41,000

 

Please submit your resume to Carly Cera, Director of Youth Education and Engagement: [email protected]

 

Salary37500.00 - 41000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Administrative Support | Assistant Director | Religious School Administrator | Youth Groups Advisor
Organization Type
Synagogue
Benefits
dental | FSA | Life Insurance | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | sick leave | vision
Job Location
US

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