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Youth Director

The Jewish Center, a vibrant conservative synagogue located in Princeton, NJ, is seeking a creative, dynamic part-time youth group leader.
This person will:
Create a youth group board and guide them to develop engaging programs that include social, cultural, and religious components
Facilitate monthly meetings with an eye toward team building, leadership, and reflection on past and future programs
Conduct at least two events per youth group per month, totaling six events each month based on the following cohorts:
Grades 3-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Organize Shabbat programming and 2 Shabbatons per year
Work collaboratively with clergy and leadership team to create and implement dynamic youth programming related to Jewish holidays and themes
Liaise with other organizations on possible joint programs

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

- A Jewish background and a positive attitude toward Jewish life
- Proven leadership skills and ability to serve as a role model and mentor for youth
- Experience working with youth and teens, with a strong background in informal Jewish education
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Takes initiative to do what is necessary to get the job done
- A familiarity with traditional Conservative Judaism and sensitivity to its practices, including Shabbat and kashrut
- Creative, optimistic, and passionate about making a difference in the future of Jewish youth
- Self-motivated and energetic with a vision for student participation, engagement, and growth
- Effective management and communication skills
- Proficiency in social media platforms
Living in the Princeton area is highly preferred for in-person, socially distanced programming
Knowledge of social media and other forms of popular websites and apps recommended.

Duration part-time
Ad Posted On 2020-12-14
Times this Ad has been viewed 743 times
Ad is posted for 30 days
Categories Youth Advisor
Focus Education & Schools, Youth
Organization Name The Jewish Center of Princeton
Job Location 435 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey
United States
Application Instructions
3 references to be provided upon submission of resume. Email to [email protected]org. No phone calls

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