The Shalom Center Program Coordinator supports the Shalom Center Director, Temple Chai clergy and Senior Staff to develop and implement our congregational vision for Jewish health and healing programs. This is a part-time position for approximately 20-25 hours per week.
Program Support and Development:
• Work with Shalom Center Director to grow and support The Caring Committee.
• Support Shalom Center Director on all Shalom Center programs, including conferences, healing services, and any other programs that may be developed or sponsored.
• Primary point of contact and support for Shalom Center Support Groups.
• Develop ideas and programs under the supervision of Shalom Center Director.
• Develop materials needed for programs and services sponsored by the Shalom Center.
• Hands on coordinator for all Shalom Center programs and services.
• Primary point of contact and coordination for Bikkur Cholim, including maintaining and providing weekly updates for Senior Staff and outreach to effected members and families.
• Send out notifications to clergy, staff and community for illnesses, births, and deaths in accordance with Temple Chai practices.
• Prepare all Shalom Center reports for clergy and Senior Staff.
• Answer telephones at Temple Chai as needed.
• Prepare updates to the Shalom Center portion of the Temple Chai website including adding events as needed.
• Send out Shalom Center notification emails to the community.
• Post Shalom Center events to Facebook and other Social Media platforms, in coordination with the Shalom Center Director.
• Prepare written communication to the community from the Shalom Center, including greeting cards, letters, and other items.
• Represent Temple Chai in community events.
• Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with people during times of distress. Ability to communicate effectively with leadership, both verbally and in writing
• Knowledge of Judaism, Jewish mourning and healing rituals, and a commitment to Jewish life and synagogues.
• Strong interpersonal and skills
• Effective administrative skills, including attention to details, organization, and written communication.
• Bachelor's degree in Social Work or equivalent degree/experience.
• Experience developing programs in health and healing, or experience in working in a Jewish synagogue or agency.
• Computer literacy (including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office)
• Experience in using social media.
• Work schedule may include nights and weekends.
• Must be able to move and/or set up tables, chairs, boxes or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs
Temple Chai is an Equal Opportunity Employer