Youth Coordinator

JCP Downtown | New York, NY, United States

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Posted Date 5/24/2023



Part-Time Position Opening:

Youth Coordinator


The Youth Coordinator is responsible for creating and executing dynamic and experiential holiday programming for PreK-12th grade learners at JCP Downtown.



The Jewish Community Project (JCP) of Lower Manhattan was founded in 2002 as a grassroots effort to grow Jewish life in downtown NYC. Based in Tribeca, JCP is an open and organic Jewish community that enables individuals and families to become a creative force in the life of the organization through educational, cultural, social, and spiritual experiences. The organization now serves approximately 300 downtown families and individuals, and also operates a prominent Early Childhood Center (ECC) and Hebrew School Project (HSP).


For more information about JCP, visit our website,



Create and execute experiential education opportunities during Jewish holidays to engage learners in grades PreK-12. This includes: 


  • Recruit, work with, and supervise staff for youth and holiday programming
  • Serve as a primary on-site coordinator during youth and holiday programming
  • Maintain a youth program database and manage recruitment and registration
  • Communicate with families and event providers/vendors as appropriate
  • Co-plan and manage budget for youth programming
  • Evaluate success of programs with reflection and analysis


Specific projects include:

  • High Holy Days Youth Programming 
    • Provide on-site programmatic support, and collaborate on the planning of youth programs for Day 1 of Rosh Hashanah and on the morning of Yom Kippur (2.5 hour programs for both of these holidays for learners in grades K-5)
  • Hanukkah Electives 
    • Design and oversee two weeks of special classroom experiences during Hebrew School hours
  • Passover Electives 
    • Design and oversee two weeks of special classroom experiences during Hebrew School hours 
  • Purim Spiel 
    • Produce 15-minute Purim spiel to be performed during community Purim celebrations (will involve collaborating with Purim Spiel Director and HSP Director)
  • Youth Events 
    • Design, staff, and execute six youth events during the school year (two events for grades K-4; two events for grades 5-7; two events for grades 8-12) 


Other tasks and projects as assigned by the Director of the Hebrew School Project and by the Rabbi, as needed.


The ideal candidate will be available for part-time work as soon as July and:

  • Be a kind, creative, flexible, well-organized individual who values Jewish pluralism and working with a great team.
  • Have experience in informal Jewish youth education.
  • Have a background in Hebrew and Jewish culture, texts, and traditions.
  • Have experience working with elementary through high school students, their parents, community volunteers, and organizational colleagues. 
  • Be proficient in Google Suite, as well as social media and other forms of communication technology.
  • Interest in or experience teaching prayer, Torah reading, or other Jewish topics is a plus.
  • Be available for part-time work, with weekly hours ranging from 1 (non-event weeks) - 10 (event weeks) hours per week, including periodic evening and weekend hours.
  • Be available to work without visa support.


Salary is $4,500-$8,000, commensurate with experience. 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please write “Youth Coordinator” in the subject line.

Salary4,500.00 - 8,000.00 Annual
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue
Retirement Plans | Mass Transit
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