Part Time Community Connector

CJE SeniorLife | Chicago, IL, United States

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Posted Date 1/24/2023

Community Connector – Part Time

  • Serve as liaison between CJE SeniorLife and young families to create a high-functioning Associate Board that was largely inactive during Covid.
  • Work in conjunction with members of the Resource Development and Volunteer Services teams to identify opportunities for engagement in CJE’s programs and services.
  • Oversight of Associate Board meetings, fundraising and volunteer activities designed to broaden and deepen the younger adults’ connection to CJE .

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Work independently, but with guidance from VP Resource Development/Director of Development/Coordinator of Volunteers to re-establish, develop, grow, and manage all programming for CJE’s Associate Board members. Recruit new membership, advance community engagement, plan volunteer activities and fundraising events, build awareness and enhance the next generation.

Identify potential Associate Board members who are ready to move onto the Board of Directors.

Work with volunteer department to identify opportunities at our facilities and create quarterly activities for the Associate Board



 3-5 years of experience working with Boards and volunteers.

  • Knowledge of the Jewish community, particularly adults in their late 20s through 30s.
  • Capable of producing quality work, in a high volume, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong planning/organizational skills - prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - writes clearly and informatively, ability to speak effectively with individuals in person/on the phone.
  • Strong problem-solving skills: Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully; develops alternative solutions, works well under pressure.
  • Strong project management skills to develop project plans; coordinates projects; completes projects on time and within budget.
  • Interpersonal skills: maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control, remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Ethics: treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Energetic, proactive, goal oriented, and solution-oriented team player.
  • Knowledge of the Chicago Jewish community and passion for not-for-profit work.


      Education and/or Experience:

BA/BS from a four-year college or university, minimum 3+ years’ experience in young adult engagement.



Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Organization Type
Community Relations | Senior Services
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