Youth Director/Youth Clergy @ Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue

Youth Director/Youth Clergy

Ohev Sholom- The National Synagogue, a vibrant 300-member Modern Orthodox congregation in Washington, DC, is seeking a full time Youth Director/Youth Clergy member to plan and oversee a dynamic docket of youth programming and events. We’re looking for an individual who can organize and implement engaging programs and help cultivate a cadre of youth leaders.

- Work collaboratively with clergy and leadership team to create and implement dynamic youth programming related to Jewish holidays and themes
- Oversee engaging Shabbat/Holiday morning groups for shul youth (toddlers through teens)
- Innovate exciting programming for middle-school and high-school cohorts
- Organize, train, and inspire teen group leaders
- Connect with families to make sure programming is meeting their needs
- Liaise with other organizations on possible joint programs
- Plan and run weekly afternoon/evening programming, “Shorashim” and “Anafim” for preschool through 5th grade to enrich Jewish learning
- Oversee the planning of the synagogue’s Camp Kibbutz summer day camp
- Oversee the bi-monthly “pickle” minyan
- Plan and run monthly meetings for bar/bat mitzvah aged youth
- Work with office staff to coordinate logistics and supplies
- Other duties as assigned

- Bachelors degree required, preferably in a related field
- Experience working in Jewish education
- Experience creating youth programming
- Charismatic, welcoming demeanor
- Can-do attitude
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to multitask and prioritize

This position is full-time exempt, working closely with the clergy and reporting to the Executive Director. It includes attendance on Shabbat/Holidays and during weekday afternoon/evening programming. Benefits include health, dental, and vision coverage, and access to a 403b plan. Salary commensurate with experience, qualifications, and capacity to perform all aspects of the job.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Unspecified
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-01-07
  • Times this job has been viewed: 170 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Education - Other, Programming, Rabbi
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Ohev Sholom - The National Synagogue
1600 Jonquil St NW
Washington , DC 20012


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