Receptionist @ Temple Jeremiah


Job Title: Receptionist – Full Time – Non-Exempt

Job Purpose:
Enhance the experience of congregants and guests. Attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. Supply information regarding the organization to the general public, congregants, and guests.

Job Duties:
• Welcomes congregants and guests by greeting them in person or on the telephone, answering or directing inquiries.
• Management of the temple calendar and creation of the informational digital signage
• Provide administrative support to the professional staff team
• Management of the weekly Oneg/Reception including tracking contributions and ordering food
• Prepare letters and send out letters regarding the Memorial Wall and Wall of Life
• Assist Facility Manager in preparing for major Temple functions (including but not limited to taking RSVP’s for Events, Nametags, and Seating, Ordering for catered meals, Bima Flowers, Chairs, Sweets, Centerpieces)
• Receive and sort mail and deliveries
• Orders and inventories supply for the workroom
• Coordinate volunteers assisting within the office
• Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
• Associate Degree required.
• One to three years of office experience
• Computer skills with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Highly developed interpersonal skills: work well with others and interact positively with all constituents of the congregation
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible

About Temple Jeremiah:
We are a Reform Jewish congregation that shares, embraces, and enjoys Jewish values, and experiences. Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of our members, our community, and the world at large. By honoring each person’s reason for joining our community, we create a more inclusive atmosphere where members feel valued and appreciated. Our clergy and staff are approachable and make it a priority to know you and your family. We proudly welcome interfaith couples and families, as well as people choosing Judaism, into our community. We are always welcoming new members!

Temple services are participatory and uplifting. Our members have the chance to connect at our many programs that center around Jewish education, social justice, holiday celebrations, Shabbat, and sometimes just getting to know one another. We have a remarkable number of adults, teens, and kids who choose to get involved through volunteering, leading, and participating in these programs.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. To apply please send your resume, a cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to [email protected]
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, medical, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: N/A
  • Job Posted: 2021-07-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 548 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield , Illinois 60093


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