Looking to make a real difference in the non-profit world? Want personal fulfillment and professional skill building at the same time? The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles makes a tangible impact on the lives of Jews in L.A., Israel, and around the world – AND provides a fun and collaborative work environment! We’re a great group of creative minds – come work with us!

To apply for any of these positions please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.

 

Open Positions

POSITION            Administrative Assistant, Finance

DEPARTMENT    Accounting

NON-EXEMPT

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the VP Finance, serve as Administrative Assistant and department Office Manager to VP Finance & manage multiple administrative & office management functions in the Accounting Department as assigned.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

VP, FINANCE:

  • Manage supervisor’s daily calendar. Assist with preparation to meetings by assembling necessary reports from various team members.
  • Draft assigned correspondence under direction from supervisor for various expenses & follow up as part of reconciliation process.
  • Interact as liaison for VP Finance on a daily basis with a variety of lay leaders/executives & managers of other departments & external contacts/consultants.
  • Accumulate all important milestone reports from others in the department & prepare weekly update/task tracker.
  • Assists with various administrative audit related tasks (preparation of the confirmation letters, etc.)
  • Additional ad hoc duties, including research and administrative projects, as assigned

CONTRACTS:

  • Act as organization liaison in the contract approval process (forms upon submission, routing for signatures, follow up on insurance).
  • Assist with assessment of new Independent Contractors, route for HR approval as needed
  • Work with internal/external parties to get signatures in place.
  • Maintain contracts on both shared accounting drive & hard copies.

DEPARTMENT DUTIES:

  • Handle incoming calls & donor queries including receipt & transmission of complex information, vendor inquiries on payments.
  • Manage department visitors.
  • Prepare daily cash deposits; prepare expense reports & check requests as needed
  • Sort & distribute weekly checks, semi-monthly paychecks.
  • Process of charges on corporate AMEX & subsequent reconciliation of back up to statement.
  • Assist with annual insurance renewals & other insurance-related issues. Responsible for maintenance of Guard Desk List which tracks all insurance requirements for vendors, notifies of expiration dates, and allows/denies contractors entry
  • Plan & coordinate meetings with/for Controller, Assistant Controller, & Finance/Budget team. Oversees department calendar and tracks time off (sick and vacation)
  • Implement & maintain office, department & filing procedures, both hard copy and electronic.
  • Responsible for ordering department supplies, liaising with Building Operations, picking up mail, & sending items to offsite storage.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of high-level administrative or office manager experience in positions in which a high degree of judgment is necessary.
  • Prior Accounting department background is preferred.
  • Able to deal with highly confidential & sensitive material in a discreet manner.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and exceptional organizational & file tracking skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to be extremely flexible & deal with multiple priorities & assignments in a timely & efficient manner.
  • Highly skilled in MS Office Suite.

POSITION            Assistant Director, LAJTI Jewish Education and Engagement Integration

EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement

TIME LIMITED    June 30, 2020 (Possible extension dependent on grant funding)

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

As part of our Federation’s commitment to ensuring the Jewish future, we launched the multifaceted, high impact Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI) in 2015 in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation (JJF), with seed funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.  LAJTI seeks to dramatically enhance our community’s Jewish teen landscape and increase the number of teens engaged in Jewish life.

Reporting to the Director, LA Jewish Teen Initiative, this person will be responsible for the development and nurturing of strategic partnerships with diverse teen professionals and teen-facing organizations to enhance Jewish teen education and engagement is Los Angeles.  This person will oversee our “Empowering Jewish Educators” work of LAJTI, developing and delivering educational content and professional development to professionals across the LA landscape, including youth educators, summer camp professionals, program directors, lay leaders, rabbis and more.  As a “network weaver,” this position will consult with professionals on the front lines with teens, and assist with problem-solving, resource sharing, and collaboration.

Additionally, this position will oversee all aspects of Jewish educational engagement for The Initiative.  As the Jewish educator on the team, this individual will support staff in enhancing teen-facing programs and parent programming with the integration of Jewish wisdom and values.  Finally, this person will be an integral member of the LAJTI team in the development and implementation of emergent community-wide projects.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Facilitate a professional learning network of teen educators in LA

o             Plan and implement regular gatherings of teen educators, providing rich opportunities for learning and professional growth

o             Provide training in trending and relevant topics for engaging teens

o             Facilitate collaborative work and resource sharing

o             Organize and coordinate the writing and editing of diverse communications including newsletters

  • “Network Weaver” to diverse professionals working with teens

o             Act as a community resource, aiding with program planning, problem-solving and more

o             Foster connections across the city among teen educators

o             Network with other Funder Collaborative communities on trending topics and engagement models for teen educators. LAJTI is one of ten communities across the country that is part of The Funder Collaborative (co-funded with the Jim Joseph Foundation.)— www.teenfundercollaborative.com

o             Manage relationships with program partners to ensure their ongoing participation with the LAJTI website, keep content up-to-date, and identify and add relevant resources.

  • Advise on and oversee Jewish educational content and engagement in LAJTI

o             Support LAJTI staff with program design and Jewish content integration (e.g. Jewish wisdom, ritual and tradition, etc.) into teen, parent and educator programming

o             Support our Focus on Teen Wellness with Jewish content integration

  • Design educational materials (e.g. facilitators guide) to assist our work in supporting teens’ mental, physical and spiritual wellbeing
  • Work with facilitators and/or program planners in the seamless integration of Jewish values, teachings, learnings, wisdom and more.

o             Act as a thought partner to Director, LAJTI in the conceptualization and planning of emerging new and/or special projects for The Initiative.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED POSITION

  • B BA required, M.A. or work towards master’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 or more years’ experience in teen program development and/or Jewish education.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, organization and communications skills.
  • A demonstrated capacity to think strategically and cultivate linkages between multiple programs.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish community preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Be comfortable working in a very busy, fast paced environment.
  • Attendance at off-site related programs necessary so transportation must not be an issue.

POSITION            Program Manager, Israel Education Programs

EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement

PART TIME POSITION      3 days per week (22-24 hrs per week)

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Sr. VP of Jewish Education & Engagement, this position will oversee Federation’s Israel related education and engagement work for individuals from birth through high school.  This multi-faceted role includes direction of the Global Teen Twinning Program, empowering effective partnerships between diverse LA, Tel Aviv and Vilnius schools, and serving as the bridge between these vibrant Jewish communities.  The role also features relationship building with diverse partners across the LA landscape, including but not limited to Day Schools, supplementary schools and other teen-facing non-profit organizations, as well as providing Israel education consultation for the team.  Additionally, this person will conceptualize and implement ideas for effective integration of Shinshinim, young adult ambassadors from Israel, into the work of the Federation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

The Global Teen Twinning Program engages Jewish youth in personal, meaningful, and global Jewish relationships through reciprocal student delegation exchanges, shared learning opportunities, and immersive cultural experiences. Established 22 years ago, this program is implemented in 20 schools in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Vilnius, with the goals of building a strong sense of Jewish identity, affinity for Israel, and commitment to Jewish people.

  • Develop close working relationship with Global Teen Twinning partners’ professional teams and provide guidance and leadership on all matters.

o             Proactively and creatively address challenges that arise related to all aspects of the program.

o             Serve as principal resource to schools on educational issues and as they develop staff and student relationships involving international delegations, curriculum, programs, and training

o             Represent the Federation at community events during delegations’ visits.

o             Facilitate delegations’ debrief meetings, and partner schools’ End-of-Year meetings

  • Supervise Global Teen Twinning staff to meet strategic goals, ensure a smoothly run program, clear and effective communication with coordinators and all Global Teen Twinning staff and partners.
  • Act as point person for implementation of Global Teen Twinning Program in Tel Aviv, including regular communications and meetings with Director of Education in Israel and all other relevant staff, schools, professionals, and leaders.
  • Oversee all evaluation efforts and share relevant information with partners in LA and Israel.
  • Oversee professional development content delivered at facilitated workshops for the Twinning Coordinators.
  • Act as point person for Federation’s partnership with JAFI, The Jewish Agency for Israel, in the meaningful integration of teen Shinshinim in the Jewish Federation’s work across Los Angeles with a variety of community members, in diverse settings.
  • Serve as resource and educational consultant for all initiatives in the Ensuring the Jewish Future department for birth through high school to ensure issues related to Israel are thoughtfully integrated, as necessary.
  • Be “in the know” about diverse Israel opportunities available to LA teens, maintain connections with program providers and act as a resource to families.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED POSITION

  • B.A. required, Master’s Degree preferred in community Social Work, Jewish Communal Service, Jewish Education, or non-profit Management.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in Jewish Federation, Jewish education, Jewish communal or related field required.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Knowledge of Judaism, Israel, and the needs of the Jewish community in Los Angeles and Israel required.
  • Experience in educational planning and budget administration required.
  • Fluency in Hebrew preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the Israeli culture and community.
  • Must be able to travel in US and overseas.

POSITION            Program Assistant

NON-EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT    Community Engagement

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the VP: Community Engagement Programs, this position serves as Program Assistant for the community engagement’s range of programming, providing administrative and program support.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Provide support to program staff in all aspects of program operation.
  • Support Community Service programs.
  • Manage the Community Engagement database, providing assistance with tracking program budgets.
  • Work with program staff to manage and coordinate event details.
  • Assist Program staff in program communications.
  • Responsible for maintaining Community Engagement files, supplies and materials.
  • Develop and maintain various office, department and recordkeeping procedures.
  • Assist in creating written program materials, emails and web copy.
  • Develop and maintain various office, department and recordkeeping procedures.
  • Update the Donor Information Management System database with committees and meeting attendance.
  • Able to effectively work in team environment and follow company protocols for accounting and office procedures.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA or equivalent preferred. 2-3 years of responsible program related experience.
  • Current working knowledge of automated office equipment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Be detail oriented, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, database programs and the internet.
  • Must be able to work well in a very busy fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish Community is preferred.

POSITION            Program Assistant, PJ Library/Families with Young Children

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement

NON-EXEMPT

TIME-LIMITED   DECEMBER 31, 2019 (Extension of employment pending renewed funding)

 SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Director of PJ Library, the Program Assistant coordinates all of the administrative functions of the PJ Library program and interacts with PJ Library participants, partners, donors, volunteers and community professionals while displaying a high level of diplomacy, sound judgment and discretion. Assist, as needed, with other programs related to families with young children.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Create, manage and maintain the database of subscribers in the PJ Library database.
  • Communicate with PJ national office re: billing, operational, subscription issues.
  • Communicate frequently with PJ Library participants (parents/grandparents).
  • Create and send monthly e-newsletter, birthday, graduation, welcome, invitations, events through Mailchimp
  • Creation and evaluation of survey data on Survey Gizmo
  • Donor Management system – input new constituents for Community Connectors, create events, maintain attendee lists, liaise with DRIVE staff for PJ Library team, send weekly reports for each Connector to Director of PJ Library, work with DRIVE team to update all information, new enrollments, and overall support for PJ Library team
  • Assist PJ Library staff with other administrative functions of the program.
  • Assist PJ Library staff at PJ Library and community events.
  • Create Facebook events for PJ Library in LA Programs
  • Update/maintain/create invitations to the PJ Library in LA events calendars on PJ Google Calendar/Federation Calendar/RG Calendar
  • Maintain a daily schedule of Facebook postings
  • Maintain PJ in LA Instagram account
  • Create and submit monthly statements/invoices from PJ Nat’l
  • Work with Community Connectors to insure proper expense report submission
  • Maintain organized shelving of PJ Library books.
  • Represent PJ Library at meetings/events as needed.
  • Create programming one-sheets to be submitted to PJ Nat’l with our twice yearly reports
  • Assist with data entry and organizing data as necessary for Family Camp Project and other projects for families with young children.
  • Assist with marketing and social media as necessary for projects related to families with young children.
  • Assist with entering data into the donor management system as needed
  • Assist with setting up of meetings and/or interviews as needed

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor and Sr. VP Jewish Education for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA degree preferred. 2-3 years of related experience.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • Experience working with donor database or related database systems.
  • Energetic, amicable and flexible, self-motivated and highly organized.
  • Excellent administrative, written and oral communication skills, and engaging interpersonal skills and telephone manner.
  • Impeccable organization and follow-through, with ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to multi-task and trouble-shoot, able to work both independently and within a team
  • Strong attention to detail is a priority.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish Community a plus.

POSITION           Benefits Administrator

DEPARTMENT    Human Resources

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

Reporting directly to the Director of Human Resources, this position is part of a cross functional department performing an array of HR and benefits functions for 150-200 employees, with a key focus on administrative functions and processes in benefits, wellness, HRIS, time and attendance, leave of absence and other department administrative functions.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:

  • Perform monthly reconciliation and prepare premium payments for medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Responsible for all aspects of enrollment administration for life insurance benefits; including employer-provided, voluntary and auxiliary life benefits. Assist payroll with billing issues pertaining to life benefits.
  • Serve as primary contact with brokers, benefits vendors and affiliated employers regarding implementation, compliance and administration of benefit offerings.
  • Coordinate annual benefits renewal process, providing consolidated census data and reporting as requested.
  • Collaborate and facilitate annual open enrollment process, composing and disseminating benefit-related materials and correspondence to staff and affiliated employers.
  • Function as subject matter expert in benefit offerings under our Welfare Benefits and Cafeteria Plans, providing information and support regarding to participants, colleagues and affiliated employers.
  • Serve as back up or alternate for on/off-boarding of employees in benefit plans.
  • Oversee the on-going maintenance and update of all benefit related materials.
  • Work with compliance to ensure current validity of benefit materials and resolve issues.
  • Support Wellness program initiatives, including maintenance and distribution of monthly wellness newsletter
  • Coordinate and oversee Federation’s ergonomics program
  • Leave of absence administration support duties as assigned
  • Assist and develop knowledge base of retirement plan administration.
  • Be knowledgeable about HRIS administration; collaborate with other system administrators to ensure accurate implementation of benefit rate and policy changes within HRIS.
  • Compile and maintain HR department annual budget, as overseen by Sr VP
  • Assist employees and Federation system administrators on time and attendance system, providing support as appropriate.
  • Assist with FEDaire programs and special staff activity events or projects.
  • Be familiar with terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Assist employees with inquiries regarding Federation benefits, policies, and related matters.
  • Accurately maintain all confidential employee records.
  • Handle highly confidential and sensitive information in a discreet manner.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Be available to Director of Human Resources and Sr. VP: Administration/HR for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA or 3 years related experience in Benefits Administration, HRIS administration or similar field.
  • MS Office, Word, Excel and HRIS skills required. FMLA, LOA administration, 401k experience highly desirable
  • Must be able to learn procedures quickly, work independently and demonstrate exceptional organizational skills.
  • Data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Must be extremely flexible and able to deal with multiple priorities and assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

POSITION            Program Assistant          NON-EXEMPT

DEPARTMENT    Leadership Development

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the SVP, Leadership Development, the Program Assistant, using independent judgment to set priorities, and adjusting as necessary to meet department deadlines and goals, provides accurate, timely and effective administrative support functions for Federation’s Leadership Development professionals and the department’s range of programming.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Support the SVP of Leadership Development, and provide administrative support to overall Leadership Development (LD) program operations including CLI.
  • Maintain SVP’s calendar and Leadership Development calendar.
  • Manage regular contact with donors, mentors, participants and other LD constituents.
  • Organize LD files, supplies and materials.
  • Process check requests and VP expense reports.
  • Arrange meetings and conference calls including securing space, coordinating catering and A/V.
  • Manage event registration and attendance.
  • Maintain donor management system files including building reports and participant data analysis.
  • Draft correspondence, letters, emails and invitations.
  • Work closely with Event Coordinator on contracts, outside vendors, and organizational and logistical needs for LD
  • Meet regularly with supervisor and other relevant departmental staff.
  • Assist with Young Adult Engagement & Leadership Development department projects as needed.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA or equivalent preferred. 2-3 years of responsible administrative or related experience.
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be detail oriented and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, database programs and the internet.
  • Extremely organized, flexible, highly motivated, able to prioritize with supervisor and multitask.
  • Must be able to work well in a very busy fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Jewish life and the Los Angeles Jewish Community a plus.

POSITION            Community Connector, PJ Library

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement/ PJ Library

SALARY                 $25.00/Hour

PART-TIME POSITION    18 HOURS PER WEEK

TIME-LIMITED POSITION             

MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE SERVICING VARIOUS GEOGRAPHIC COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Director of PJ Library, each of the Community Connectors will build authentic relationships, create new, barrier-free Jewish experiences, expand communities, and impart relevant Jewish content to Jewish families with children ages one to three years old. The Community Connectors will develop and implement small-scale outreach and engagement programming, connecting families to one another and the Jewish community of Greater Los Angeles. This programming will begin at the very earliest stages of a child’s life in public, secular spaces, and will maximize social connections over time among these families.

The ideal candidates will be a friendly, passionate, committed influencer. The Connectors are individuals who have an excitement toward bringing people together, an interest in Jewish learning and growth, and have a craving for community and connection.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Participate in weekly training/team-building meetings to learn and share best practices for outreach and engagement to interfaith, unconnected and under-connected families, as well as skill building to hold meaningful one-on-one conversations and facilitate connections
  • Identify and meet informally with an average of three new parents weekly in target community to find out interests, share program information
  • Build a network of families raising Jewish children who receive PJ Library books through authentic, peer-to-peer relationships
  • Create, manage and maintain a database of participants/interactions
  • Manage logistics, marketing, and development of intimate, small-scale engagement opportunities at family-friendly destinations, as well as home-based programming, around Greater Los Angeles, Programming may include, but is not limited to:

 

  1. Mommy/baby yoga for mothers on maternity leave, growing into Sunday brunch with families as parents return to work, and then lead to birthdays and holidays over 10+ years.
  2. age-based playgroups
  3. Challah tots in Whole Foods
  4. Drop-ins at Barnes & Noble Bookstores
  5. Drop-ins at local play spaces
  6. Parent & me programs
  7. Jewish Parenting classes
  8. Mom’s (or Dad’s) night out

 

  • Promote and attend PJ Library in Los Angeles programs
  • Contribute content to social media about PJ Library in Los Angeles and participate in online conversations with topics of interest to new parents
  • Monitor social media sites to learn what is already being offered for new parents with young children locally and share with team on conference calls and/or at training sessions
  • Visit several new parent offerings in your neighborhood, both within and outside of the Jewish community, and share with PJ Library team

POSITION DETAILS:

  • No regularly set schedule,
  • Flexible work hours including nights and weekends.
  • No assigned work site.
  • Position requires traveling reasonable distances in personal vehicle to work locations on a day to day basis.
  • Residing within geographic area of position preferred.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor and Sr. VP Jewish Education & Engagement for additional duties and assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA degree preferred. 2-3 years of relevant experience in outreach/community organizing.
  • Consistent ability to reach out, schedule, organize and maintain notes on every experience
  • Savvy social media networking skills and proficiency in mobile technology
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • Experience working with donor database or related database systems.
  • Energetic, amicable and flexible, self-motivated and highly organized.
  • Excellent administrative, written and oral communication skills, and engaging interpersonal skills and telephone manner.
  • Impeccable organization and follow-through, with ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to multi-task and trouble-shoot, able to work both independently and within a team
  • Strong attention to detail is a priority.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish Community a plus.

Is your idea of a great event one that creates buzz and connects well-connected, philanthropic individuals to our life-changing work? A gathering that builds and sustains community around shared passion for a better world? That’s ours too – and we’re looking for a creative, detail-oriented professional to bring that kind of expertise to reach out to our donors. We want nothing less than a collaborative leader who also has a great sense of humor – a diplomat who is both excited by the opportunity to reach out to newcomers and able to inspire new heights of involvement and commitment in our supporters. If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply for this unique opportunity to help raise the bar and build Jewish community.

 

POSITION           Assistant Dir, NuRoots Special Projects

DEPARTMENT    NuRoots

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

Under the supervision of the Sr. VP NuRoots, the Asst. Director, NuRoots Special Projects is responsible for working with NuRoots core partners as well as additional, time-bound special projects throughout the year. With a passion to meet the needs of the local young adult Jewish community, this individual will help NuRoots build strong organizational partnerships across the community, leverage partnerships, and collaborate with other team members as needed to work towards NuRoots’ mission and vision.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Work with SVP to explore, identify, and seek potential organizations for core partnership investment.
  • Work with SVP of NuRoots to execute partnership application, documentation, paperwork, and reporting.
  • Develop communications, system processes, and performance and evaluation metrics as integral to partnership management process.
  • Conduct site-visits to NuRoots core partner programming, including nights and weekends
  • Convene core partner roundtables (approximately four times each year) to enhance collaboration.
  • Develop relationships with professionals at Jewish communal organizations serving young adults
  • Prepare materials for NuRoots Committee meetings as it relates to core partners and attend partnership conversations
  • Help drive potential non-traditional partnerships for NuRoots through execution of programming and experiences in partnership with non-Jewish local organizations, institutions, and relevant companies.
  • Be available to research and serve in leadership capacity for special projects throughout the year as it relates to NuRoots.
  • Participate in select opportunities in the community to increase brand awareness and/or establish new relationships
  • Research, mine and determine opportunities across Los Angeles for unique experiences through partnerships.
  • Work with SVP of NuRoots to create and curate creative community gatherings for diverse audience segments of individuals in their 20s and 30s.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, masters preferred.
  • Passion for Los Angeles, Jewish community and fostering creative cultural discovery and expression.
  • 3-5 years demonstrated knowledge and experience in partnerships, sales and experiential events.
  • Project Management and budget skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse constituency including major donors.
  • Ability to assess and evaluate programs and organizations.   Understanding of budgeting and resource allocation.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and donor tracking software programs (i.e., Blackbaud Donor Management System).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with donors, volunteers, & staff.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assignments, work independently and make effective timely decisions despite tight deadlines and competing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and Los Angeles Jewish community a plus.

Position:  Program Manager, CJIN

Department: Caring for Jews in Need

Part-Time Position: 3 days per week (24 hrs per week – Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Time-Limited Position: December 31, 2019

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Caring for Jews in Need, the Program Manager, CJIN provides programmatic and planning leadership in the Caring for Jews in Need strategic initiative on special needs populations in Los Angeles.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Identifies gaps and areas of need relevant to special needs within the Jewish community and works with senior staff at partner agencies and within the Federation to develop new programs and services to meet those needs;
  • Communicates and works with existing services and programs within the Jewish (and non-Jewish) community that support individuals with special needs and identifies and develops new partnerships;
  • Within the special needs priority area staffs subcommittees, working groups and task forces that support program development, implementation and evaluation;
  • Evaluates special needs programs and provides data analysis for Special Needs Engagement Fund;
  • Conducts research on special needs topics, especially as they pertain to trends, government policies and funding;

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • Masters’ degree in the field of Public Administration, Social Work, or related area preferred; grants management experience a plus; minimum 2-3 years
  • Knowledge of the Jewish community preferred.
  • Experience working with children and families with special needs preferred.
  • Experience working with various constituencies – clients and social service providers– desired.
  • Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills required.
  • Self-starter; able to take initiative and with work with partners.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow-through with multiple projects.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher).

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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.