Youth Program & Education Associate

Am Shalom | Glencoe, IL, United States

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Posted Date 5/15/2023

At Am Shalom, our Education Team is responsible for all youth programming, both "formal" and "informal." We view this as an integrated program, and all members have roles in all our programming. 

  • “Informal:” work with our Director of Youth Engagement (DYE) to coordinate youth programming for students in grades K-12.
  • “Formal:” primarily administrative and organizational capacity, with opportunities for teaching/tutoring based on skills/ability.

We are looking for a team member who will become an active part of all aspects of our education and youth programs, helping to develop all of our integrated programming for K-12.

Position Requires: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Passion for working in the Jewish community
  • Experience with children’s programming, after-school programming, summer camp or classroom teaching
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively
  • Ability to thrive working independently and on a team 
  • General computer knowledge. Zoom, Microsoft suite & Google suite preferred; ShulCloud a bonus!
  • Proven dependability, teamwork, leadership skills and enthusiasm 
  • Excellent project management skills, with ability to manage multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to attend evening and weekend events as required
  • Sense of humor

Responsibilities will include (in coordination with our DYE, and based on skills and interests)

With our Director of Youth Engagement, oversee the Youth Group for K-12 grades (and supervising staff as necessary)

  • Get to know and connect with Am Shalom youth. 
  • Plan and implement programs for all ages, including administrative tasks
  • Maintain Youth Lounge
  • Interface with parents for purposes of publicity and recruitment

School Responsibilities:

  • Serve as additional full-time team member in our Education staff
  • Assist with administrative work such as communications, calendar, school administration
  • Get to know students and families
  • Assist with school-wide projects (Purim Carnival notably)
  • There is potential for teaching and tutoring work in addition, based on skill and ability
  • Be present at all religious school/Hebrew school sessions and events (such as Family Shabbat, Tot Shabbat, and holiday events)

Please share a cover letter with us as well as your resume. 

Salary40,000.00 - 45,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Education - Other | Engagement | Programming | Religious School Administrator | Youth Groups Advisor
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Synagogue | Youth
Retirement Plans | Dental | Medical Insurance | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
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