POSITION: Assistant Director, Caring for Jews in Need
DEPARTMENT: Caring for Jews in Need
SALARY: Union 16 Grade Range: $71,114 to $100,106


TIME LIMITED:   Two Years from Date of Hire


Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Caring for Jews in Need, the Assistant Director creates and oversees the implementation of select Caring for Jews in Need programs and convenes CJIN partners and stakeholders for trainings and collaborations to further enhance CJIN’s social service safety net.



  • Spearhead Federation’s inaugural Los Angeles Resiliency Roundtable focused on bringing together organizations working on mental health and wellness for teens and young adults across Jewish education and engagement space in addition to the social service areas.
  • Connect mental health and wellbeing experts in the Jewish and secular community.
  • Collaborate meaningful relationships by convening local and some national organizations for learning, sharing best practices and explore potential collaboration and partnerships; develop topic or setting specific affinity groups within the boarder Community of Practice.
  • Coordinate and learn from the National Resiliency Roundtable work at the Jewish Federations of North America
  • Collaborate on developing ‘shared frameworks’ to unite the emerging field of Jewish wellbeing and mental health, and incorporating Jewish frameworks and concepts into mental and wellbeing strategies, including developing a data collection strategy through a robust database.
  • Design and execute programmatic experiments to de-stigmatize mental health and integrate wellness and mental health into Jewish education and engagement spaces.
  • Identify trends, best practice and conducts research on social service needs especially as they pertain to government policies and funding.
  • Work closely with lay leaders as partners in this evolving work, including the CJIN Committee.
  • Work with Development, Communications and other strategic initiative colleagues to further Caring for Jews in Need work specifically related to mental health and wellness in the community.


Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.


  • Masters’ degree in the field of Public Administration, Social Work, or related area preferred; grants management experience a plus; minimum 2-3 years
  • Experience and interest in caring communities and social service practices.
  • Knowledge of and appreciation for an increasingly diverse Los Angeles Jewish community preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher).
  • Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills required.
  • A hybrid work model will be implemented. This position must report to worksite on non-remote workdays.
  • All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the subject line.

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If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.