City Director, Atlanta

Repair the World | Atlanta, GA, United States

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Posted Date 6/28/2024


Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.

Repair is building a national Jewish service movement of flourishing Jewish communities that serve in pursuit of a just world. Repair mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic national service campaigns. Our mission provides volunteers with an increased connection to meaningful service and learning as a Jewish value, builds capacity for nonprofit partners to meet their missions, and deepens connections across lines of difference.


About Repair the World Atlanta

Repair the World provides volunteers with an increased connection to meaningful service and learning as a Jewish value, deepening their connection to Jewish community and peoplehood, building capacity for nonprofit partners by meeting pressing needs to meet their missions, and building bridges across lines of difference. 

Repair the World Atlanta engages between 2,000-3,000 participants a year, and works with over 30 service and Jewish organizational partners. Our volunteers focus on addressing issues related to housing justice, food insecurity, and educational disparities.

Repair the World Atlanta launched in 2016 and offers the Service Corps and ongoing volunteering opportunities. The Service Corps mobilizes young adults to meet community needs through part-time, time-bound Jewish service. Young adults, ages 18-39, serve directly with local partners providing direct services, and learn about social change, local context for their service, and Jewish wisdom in community through weekly learning sessions with their peers.  Through pairing service with Jewish learning and values, Repair provides an entry-point to Jewish life for Jewish young adults who may not be traditionally engaged with the broader Jewish community.  


Position Overview

Repair is seeking a City Director to be our Atlanta-based leader of local programming to build Jewish communities of young adults committed to meaningful service that meets pressing local needs. This person will lead the organization’s mission locally, leveraging their deep understanding of Jewish values to foster community connections and engage diverse Jewish audiences in the power of volunteering in pursuit of social impact. The City Director will utilize their expertise in program development to design and execute a strategic calendar of programming. This involves creating service opportunities that resonate with both the needs of our service partners and the interests of our target audience, with a particular emphasis on deepening participants' Jewish connections and identity. 

This leader will be passionate about the intersection of Jewish values, young adult engagement, and service. They will be a talented experiential Jewish educator, who is deeply committed to maintaining and building community collaborations. Atlanta’s City Director is responsible for building and maintaining strong partnerships with local Jewish and service organizations, managing the annual programming calendar with a view towards engaging existing networks of Jewish young adults through strategic local partnerships, running cohorts of Service Corps—Repair’s signature immersive service experience—a time-bound, stipended cohort program where participants engage in volunteering with a service partner and weekly Jewish learning as a group, and engaging local Repair alumni to recruit their peers in service and learning. 

This is a full-time exempt position. The City Director will report to the Regional Director, work collaboratively and closely with local partners, and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Schedule will vary each week depending on programs and engagement opportunities on evenings and weekends. City Director must have a flexible schedule.


Position Responsibilities

  • Develop local program strategy, build and execute calendar of service opportunities which includes: 
    • Oversight of Service Corps, Repair the World’s immersive service experience, as well as Service Ambassadors, a leadership development program for service-oriented alumni
    • Build a robust Alumni Ambassador program, which engages program alumni to facilitate meaningful service for their peers in community 
    • Develop and deepen partnerships with the Jewish community and local non-profit service partners
    • Regularly facilitate service projects which include hands-on service, issue area education, meaningful Jewish learning and reflection.
    • Oversight of recruitment for all programs 
  • Supervise a program associate.
  • Collaborate with national teams to support fundraising efforts, playing an important role in working towards achieving 75% locally-designated funding. This includes building local awareness for Repair’s impact, sharing Repair the World’s story with key stakeholders, supporting stewardship of a local Advisory Council programmatically, and identifying and engaging local funders and prospects in partnership with additional Repair colleagues.
  • Manage local budget through financial planning and reporting. 


Position Skills & Core Competencies

We know that you may not have all the skills listed. We encourage you to apply even if you only check some of the boxes.

  • Excellence in Jewish Education: Demonstrated ability as an experiential Jewish educator and excitement to integrate Jewish values and content into service programs, enriching participants' Jewish identity, engagement, and connection.
  • Service Mindset: Commitment to serving others, grounded in a belief that we can make a difference in making the world better by serving alongside our neighbors to meet community needs. 
  • Community Engagement/Relationship Building: Proven skills in building and maintaining relationships across diverse communities, including local Jewish organizations, community-based partners, and program participants.
  • Transformative Program Design: Proficiency in designing and executing programs that align with our vision, with the flexibility to adapt to community needs while focusing on Jewish learning and social impact.
  • Growth Mindset and Resilience: Demonstrates advanced resilience and empathy, with a proven ability to adapt strategically to change. Exhibits a mature, solution-oriented mindset that views challenges as opportunities for organizational growth and personal development.
  • Leadership and Management: Strong leadership capabilities, with experience in managing teams and volunteers, fostering a collaborative and empowering environment.
  • Fundraising and Budget Management: Understanding of financial strategies, budgeting, and stakeholder engagement, aimed at ensuring program sustainability and impact



  • 5+ years of Experience: Including a track record of:
    • Building Jewish community
    • Supervision and coaching
    • Facilitation of groups, meetings, and trainings
  • Relationship Management and Strategic Partnership Development: Clear understanding of how to create long-term professional relationships; proven ability to connect with executive leaders, non-profit leaders, and young adults; skilled in relationship building across diverse communities, including at an executive level or equivalent including negotiation of program impact, partnership and outcomes.
  • Equity Lens: Sophisticated awareness of poverty, structural racism, power and privilege, ability to facilitate conversations around these issues with diverse groups in ways that empower and open people to learning.
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Experience using data to measure programmatic impact, and an understanding of data management.


How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter here.


Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.

The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. 


Compensation and Benefits

Compensation at Repair the World is based on the salary band for the role and cost of living for the location. The starting salary for this full-time, exempt role is $65,000-$75,000 dependent on experience. Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation, sick time, personal days and holidays. Employer covers 100% of full-time employee’s health premiums (medical/dental/vision) for most plans and 50% for dependents. Additional benefits include retirement matching, professional development funds, employer-paid short and long term disability coverage plus access to the Jewish Learning Collaborative and our Economic Access Fund. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least six months are eligible for 16 weeks of paid parental leave (pro-rated for employees with Repair less than 6 months).

The start date for this role is on or around August 1, 2024. This position is not included in Repair’s staff union-represented collective bargaining unit.


Application Process

The process for the hired applicant will include:

    • Submission of resume and a cover letter at this link that answers the question, “What is your vision for how service and learning can strengthen the Jewish community in Atlanta? Why are you the right person to steward this work?” 
    • Applicants moved forward will continue on to a first round interview with a Repair People & Culture Team member.
    • Applicants who are moved to a second round will have an interview with the Regional Director and Senior Director of Community Impact. 
    • Finalists will interview with Repair’s Chief Program Officer and Sr. Director of Development, along with a meet and greet with a member of Atlanta Repair’s local advisory council.
    • All finalists will need to provide 2 professional references.


  • The start date for this role is on or around August 1, 2024.



Salary65,000.00 - 75,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Community Outreach | Director | Engagement | Programming | Social Justice
Organization Type
Community Relations | Other | Outreach
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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