Hillcrest Jewish Center (HJC) is a traditional egalitarian, Conservative synagogue in Eastern Queens, New York. HJC provides full programming and services, including twice daily minyanim. Shabbat services are both in-person and live streamed to engage our congregants and the wider community.
We are seeking a part-time Cantor to lead ruach-filled davening for forty (40) weeks annually - including designated Kabbalat Shabbat and Shabbat morning services and the Shalosh Regalim and Yamim Noraim. On Shabbat morning the Cantor will daven Shacharit, Torah Service and Musaf.
The candidate will have the personality, knowledge, flexibility and sensitivity to meet the needs of the congregation and work well with our dynamic Rabbi. The candidate will be well versed in nusach and contemporary Jewish liturgical music. The Cantor should be a music maker and be passionate about sharing Jewish music. The candidate should have a cantorial degree from a recognized institution and/or experience working as a cantor in a synagogue. Candidates who will drive on Shabbat will be considered.
Please send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]