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Serve for Justice with Avodah’s Jewish Service Corps

Applications are open for the 2021-2022 Avodah's Jewish Service Corps, a year long program for individuals ages 21-26 to build a lifetime of leadership skills, an active Jewish community, a powerful professional network, and a more just America.

Spend a year serving for justice at a leading anti-poverty organization while living and learning at the crossroads of justice and Jewish life. As a member of the Jewish Services Corps, you will:


- Build real-world expertise with critical, hands-on work experience. You’ll be placed with one of Avodah’s partner organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, Washington, DC, or our newest city, San Diego. Through on-the-ground direct service work, you'll contribute meaningfully to our partners’ work on crucial justice issues such as immigration, food insecurity, education, healthcare, criminal justice, and much more.

-Develop activist chops and Jewish social justice insights. Avodah’s trusted, innovative curriculum examines the causes and effects of domestic poverty, develops practical skills, and looks at justice work with a Jewish lens. Programming will deepen, contextualize, and nourish your day-to-day work while preparing you stay in social and economic justice movements for the long haul.


-Live and learn in the dynamic Avodah community. Home-cooked meals, late night conversations, and holiday celebrations make living communally in the bayit (house) memorable and meaningful.

-Access activism, professional development, and Jewish opportunities for life. Over a thousand social justice leaders across the country serve as active, engaged members of our alumni community. They’ll help you with everything from apartments hunts to job references to holiday meals invites.

In addition to a year of professional and personal growth, Corps Members receive a monthly living stipend, health insurance, travel allowance, and subsidized housing. The program will run August 2021- August 2022.

Avodah is committed to building a service corps that inclusively represents the diverse Jewish Community. Sephardi Jews, Mizrahi Jews, Jews of Color, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBT2QIA people, and people who come from poor or working class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!

Are you the next Jewish Corps Member? Apply by the final deadline before rolling admissions, March 30th, or email [email protected] to learn more or nominate a friend.

[email protected]
917-534-7475

Duration full-time
Benefits Corps members earn a modest living allowance in addition to receiving health insurance, a travel subsidy and subsidized housing.
Ad Posted On 2020-11-16
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Ad is posted for 180 days
Categories Fellowship
Focus Other, Social Work
Organization Name Avodah
Job Location 4700 North Ravenswood, Suite B
Chicago, Illinois
United States
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Application Instructions
To apply go to http://www.avodah.net/apply. The last deadline before rolling admissions is March 30th and the program begins in mid-August 2021. The application requires a resume, short and long answer essays and three references. Full program and application information can be found at avodah.net/serve, or contact us at [email protected]
http://www.avodah.net/serve


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