Director of Youth and Family Programming

Congregation Beth Shalom | Overland Park, KS, United States

Jewish Jobs Weekly

Our most popular service.
Subscribe to a weekly email of jobs!

Click here to Subscribe

Posted Date 5/24/2024

Director of Youth and Family Programming 

Congregation Beth Shalom seeks an informal educator with 2-5 years of experience to manage our youth department and congregation-wide family programming. The Director of Youth and Family Programming manages all areas of youth programming, synagogue holiday programming, and youth group (mainly 6-12th grades). This position reports directly to the Executive Director and works in collaboration with all members of the Beth Shalom staff. This position includes the creation, execution, and engagement of marketing materials for programming and events for this department. This position also includes cultivating community partnerships to grow and connect Beth Shalom with the Kansas City Jewish Community.¬† 



A creative thinker, a people connector, a passionate Jewish educator, a generous collaborator, a sensitive listener, and someone who is skilled at executing a project. You thrive on having multiple projects that utilize different skill sets. You take pride in accomplishing your daily task list toward achieving the big picture goals. You feel comfortable ritually in a Conservative Jewish synagogue. You have a fire in your belly about engaging fellow Jews in meaningful Jewish living. You aren’t afraid to let your strengths shine, nor are you afraid to get help from others with different skills.




  • Recruit families through community-building efforts, individual outreach, social media, and full integration with synagogue offerings
  • Develop, oversee, and transform informal Jewish experiential programs for children and families with children ages Kindergarten-8th grade.
  • Help to develop, execute, and run High Holiday Family Programming¬†
  • Assist in Programming for the annual synagogue fundraiser



  • Engage teens and their families by building strong programs
  • Work with youth on leadership, peer outreach, team building, program and meeting planning skills and preparation for conventions
  • Staff all local and regional events and conventions
  • Work with Youth Staff to ensure programming is consistent with the Conservative Movement mission and goals and collaborate with other local youth programs as appropriate
  • Work with the teens to plan weekly programs for the 9th-12th graders and monthly programs for the 6th-8th graders



  • Create and oversee calendar of programming
  • Develop publicity for all programs including fliers, emails, paid advertisements, Scroll, Chronicle, and personal outreach
  • Create and implement digital content and interact with the community on social media channels
  • Develop and implement partnerships that advance our goals, with local resources and national Jewish providers
  • Carry out CBS policies related to youth and family programs
  • Perform other tasks and duties that may be required


Salary45,000.00 - 55,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Programming | Youth Groups Advisor
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days
Job Location
Views 187

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online