Youth Advisor

The Reform Temple of Rockland | Upper Nyack, NY, United States

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Posted Date 5/12/2023


The Reform Temple of Rockland seeks an engaging, energetic, inspiring, and responsible adult to run and grow our youth program. At RTR, we see the youth program not as a separate entity from our Religious School but as a partner and collaborator to help grow and deepen the connections between our kids and our community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create, plan, and manage age-appropriate and compelling programs for grades K-12*
  • Coordinate programming with Hebrew School Administrators and Clergy 
  • Find opportunities to engage the unengaged
  • Provide leadership training to the Senior Youth board (High School aged) and facilitate their success in planning and implementing social, cultural, and community service events
  • Attend NFTY retreats and encourage RTR participation
  • Be a Jewish role model


  • Maintain consistent communication with Youth Committee and with Clergy as necessary
  • Establish regular contact (via phone, email, and social media) with children and parents
  • Develop and distribute 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

Skills and Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills
  • 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 in creating inclusive environments
  • Knowledge of NFTY and other URJ youth programming options
  • Skilled at event planning and logistics
  • Computer and social media savvy
  • Confident, patient, compassionate, and outgoing

All Candidates must be at least 21 years old, and be able to pass a background check.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required.

Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Youth Groups Advisor
Part Time Categories
Arts | Gym/Pool/Sports | Music | Youth Advisor
Organization Type
Synagogue | Youth
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