Associate Regional Director - Connecticut

BBYO | Woodbridge, CT, United States

Posted Date 6/24/2022
Description

Who is that one person who changed your life? Do you want to be that person for others? If so, read on because BBYO is looking for awesome talent to join our team as an Associate Regional Director, based in Connecticut!   

Associate Regional Directors play a key role in the success of BBYO by working closely with teens to create strong programs, develop leadership skills, and make their chapters great. This is an amazing opportunity to make an impact in Connecticut by engaging with and inspiring Jewish teens to do great things.  

You:  

You love working with teens. You’re creative, quick on your feet, and you like your job to change every day. You’re not the kind of person who wants to sit behind a desk. You have an infectious personality and you love getting others to join you in changing the world. You're a problem solver and you're good at juggling multiple priorities at once. 

Us:  

We’re a global network of passionate professionals excited to make a difference in the lives of Jewish teens. We are the Jewish community’s largest and fastest growing pluralistic platform for reaching and inspiring Jewish teens during the school-year with 600 teen-led local chapters and over 100 weekend retreats along with a plethora of summer experiences including Israel visits, global travel programs and leadership camps. We work as a strong and inclusive team and every day is different by design. We are fast-paced, high energy and results driven. 

What You’ll Get to Do as an Associate Regional Director

  • Work directly with teens to create impactful, fun and dynamic programs
  • Mentor teens and deliver leadership training
  • Work with teens to attract and retain members to build and grow chapters
  • Manage, recruit and train volunteer advisors
  • Establish an annual program calendar for each chapter based on principles of AZA and BBG
  • Train teens as chapter leaders to run a meeting, plan a calendar, recruit new members, ensure program excellence, and create meaningful programs that attract other teens
  • Plan programs in the community for Jewish teens in grades 6-12
  • Build and maintain relationships with all key community stakeholders 
  • Recruit new members to join BBYO and to attend summer programs 
  • Facilitate the planning process, alongside teen leadership and colleagues, for regional programs including overnight conventions 
  • Work alongside colleagues to bring new, innovative, and fun ideas to the community 
  • Attend summer camp (but this time you’re in charge!) as you lead teen leadership programs 
  • There is the possibility that the Associate Regional Director will spend the summer at one of our partner residential camps, working with that camp and campers.

 What You’ll Learn as an Associate Regional Director: 

  • How to run a small business as you develop skills in budgeting, membership, marketing, sales, HR and event planning 
  • How to analyze and track data to drive decision making  
  • Global thinking as you work with an international team across organizational and geographical boundaries 
  • Influence and leadership acumen as you inspire others to action 
  • Relationship building as you network with and travel to other BBYO communities  

Job Requirements: 

  • 0-3 years of work experience 
  • A bachelor's degree or higher 
  • Experience with youth or teens is preferred. 
  • Ability to work in-person throughout Connecticut
  • Reliable transportation to visit communities throughout Connecticut
  • Ability to travel as needed and to staff a summer leadership program at a location in the U.S. for 2-3 weeks each summer. 
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a visa or sponsorship.
  • As frequent in-person interaction with BBYO teens is required for this role, the staff-member must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within 6 weeks of start date.
  • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty/function with or without reasonable accommodation in accordance with applicable law.

Benefits of Working for BBYO: 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Short- & Long-Term Disability, and 2.5x Salary Life Insurance
  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO) 
  • 22 Paid Secular and Jewish Holidays
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Generous 403b and Roth Retirement Plan with Vested Match

You’ll find friends, mentors, and a place where you can have fun, learn, grow, celebrate your Jewish identity, give back to your community, bring out the best in others, and, most important, be yourself. 

Salary: $46,000-$48,000

Salary46000.00 - 48000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Community Outreach | Engagement | Events Management | Membership | Programming
Organization Type
BBYO
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Relocation Available | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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