Job Opportunities

Please review our available opportunities below.

 

Open Full-Time Positions

 

All positions are currently filled. 

Open Part-Time Positions

 

Position: Diller Teen Engagement Specialist (Independent Contract Position)


What is the program?
Diller Teen Fellows program is an immersive leadership program inviting a select group of Jewish 10th and 11th graders from 6 continents and 32 communities to step up, lead their communities, and repair the world. Each year, over 600 teens – from 16 North American, South African, Australian, South American, and European communities and 16 Israeli communities– spend 12 months engrossed in the Diller Teen Fellows program. Our training features a commitment to hands-on tikkun olam, building a connection to the Jewish people and Israel, and deepening Jewish identity. The depth of the program, global engagement, and a focus on experiential learning, create an enduring impact on participants and their families, building leaders with the power to change the world.
Twenty teen leaders in Los Angeles are paired with twenty teen leaders in Tel Aviv and participate in a parallel curriculum which includes: a spring ‘mifgash’ in Los Angeles with the Tel Aviv teens; a three-week summer seminar in Israel; three weekend Shabbatonim; and monthly workshops (local).


What are we looking for?
We are seeking a highly energetic person to help staff the retreats and the trip to Israel, with potential other small assignments on an as-needed basis. This individual will help plan and facilitate religious services, Jewish learning, and on-site logistics, act as a role model to teens, and support the Program Coordinator in implementing successful programming for the participants. The individual must be able to connect well with teens and have a passion for pluralism as the Diller Fellows represent all facets of Jewish religious practice/observance.
21+, Hebrew speaking skills a plus. A person who has staffed a group trip preferred.

What are the responsibilities/details?
Jewish Identity Shabbaton – November 9th – 11th
Leadership Shabbaton – February 8th – 10th 2019
JCM Shabbaton – Thursday, April 11th – April 14th 2019
Jewish Community Mifgash - Tel Aviv fellows visit LA – April 7th – 17th (As available)
Israel Summer Seminar – June 30th – July 22nd 2019 (Plane ticket included, with days off)
Tekkes Siyyum/Graduation – September 8th 2019 (Preferred, if available)
Total compensation is $3,500 + plane ticket to Israel


(This is an independent contractor position. Total compensation covers all work and travel hours in the United States and Israel on behalf of the Diller Teen Fellows Program).
Please send resume and cover letter to Aaron Jacobs, Los Angeles Diller Teen Fellows Coordinator, at ajacobs@westsidejcc.org. For further information call 323.556.5207.



CONTRACT POSITION AVAILABLE: JCC Maccabi Coordinator

What is the program?

Team Los Angeles-Westside JCC will invite Jewish teen athletes ages 13-16 years old to represent the Los Angeles Jewish Community at one of the largest Jewish youth events in the world. The JCC Maccabi Games is a weeklong Olympic-style event tournament complete with opening and closing ceremonies, passing of the torch, and Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals. The Games are hosted by different cities around North America each summer. Over 3,000 teenagers from around the world compete in a variety of sports, participate in fun, meaningful community-service projects, and experience home hospitality and evening social events. 

Members of Team LA-Westside JCC not only attend the Games, but also connect with the program throughout the summer at team practices, community service and volunteer at SOVA, social events (like Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium), leadership programs and more! Additionally, the delegation flies in early to each host community to celebrate Shabbat together, bond as a delegation, and get to know the host community better before the official Games begin. 

The 2019 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest will be held in Atlanta from July 26 - August 2, 2019 and Detroit from August 2 - 9, 2019.

What are the responsibilities/details?

 The JCC Maccabi Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Director of Experiential Learning in teen engagement and program implementation for the Westside JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® programming:

  • Assist all aspects of the JCC Maccabi Games®and ArtsFest® programming, including marketing, recruitment of athletes and coaches, communication, tryout and practice logistics, athlete registration, managing relationships with volunteer coaches, orientation and sendoff meetings, year round Jewish educational programming and travel plans.
  • Fill the role of assistant group leader at the JCC Maccabi Games (8 days of summer travel)
  • Help facilitate JCC Maccabi Tryouts, recruiting presentations, coach/parent meetings, and teen social/service programs, and year-end banquet
  • Develop sound professional relationships with teens and their parents.
  • Collaborate as a member of the overall WJCC staff management team. 
  • Maintain Teen Program section of the Westside JCC website, Facebook page and twitter account.

What are we looking for?

  • BA/BS preferred
  • Substantial knowledge of Jewish traditions and values.
  • Flexible and able to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to function as a team player.
  • Independent judgment, initiative and strong planning, organized, budgeting, & administrative skills.
  • The person in the position is expected to be innovative, imaginative, and provide a positive role model for teens.
  • Experience working with teens strongly preferred.

Contract Dates: November 1, 2018 – September 1, 2019 (an estimated 10 hours a week, some nights and weekends.)

Total compensation: $7,500 + travel + accommodations for JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® programming location(s) outside of Los Angeles.

(This is an independent contractor position. Total compensation covers all work and travel hours in the on behalf of the Westside JCC /JCC Maccabi Games® and ArtsFest® programming).

Please send resume and cover letter to Ari Cohen, Director of Experiential Learning, at acohen@westsidejcc.org. For further information call 323.556.5214

 

 

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