The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY) is the proactive central coordinating and resource organization for the Jewish community in the eight county metropolitan New York area. The Center for Community Leadership, JCRC-NY’s Intergroup Relations department, works with our diverse community and the greater New York community to craft solutions by being a strategic builder of broad-based, multi-ethnic, issue-solving coalitions and progressive convener for training the next generation of civic and nonprofit leaders.
JCRC-NY seeks a Program Associate to coordinate Brooklyn based leadership development and anti- hate efforts in Brooklyn. This person will hold relationships with dozens of community leaders and stakeholders in the borough. This is a great opportunity for an entry-level professional who desires to have eyes and the ears on the ground in Brooklyn. This position is generously funded by the P.A.T.H. FORWARD annual grant from the Mayor’s Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes.
This position will be an integral member of The Center team, and will be supervised by the Deputy Director of The Center for Community Leadership. They will work very closely with the Executive Director and Director of Programs of The Center for Community Leadership as well as in cooperation with Jewish Communal Affairs and the Brooklyn efforts of the Community Security Initiatives.
? Coordinate and execute all aspects of two newly launched Fellowships around focused around hate crime prevention and clergy leadership development in Brooklyn
? Manage JCRC-NY relationships with community stakeholders and emerging leadership in Brooklyn
? Attend community meetings and events, and coordinate efforts and logistics as needed
? Partner with the Community Security Initiative and Jewish Communal Affairs departments to create a cohesive community relations strategy in Brooklyn
? In partnership with the Executive Director of The Center for Community Leadership, participate in supporting the P.A.T.H. grant recipients and their anti-hate efforts
? Bachelor’s degree required
? One to two years of professional experience working in nonprofit organizations, preferably within the scope leadership development or coalition building
? An interest in professional development and anti-hate work
? Knowledge of and passion for issues facing the Brooklyn community
? Demonstrated group facilitation and active listening skills, including leadership and relationship-building across differences
? Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
? Strong written and verbal communication skills
? Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and virtual communication platforms like Zoom