Sesame Workshop seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial Project Coordinator for Shalom Sesame, a multimedia Jewish education project produced by the organization behind Sesame Street. This position will help shape and implement a plan to establish Shalom Sesame as a go-to resource for Jewish content that engages families with young children and offers tools to the Jewish educational community. The Project Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Project Director for Shalom Sesame. Position is 3-5 days per week, from July – December, with possibility of extension.
· Oversee regular updates of ShalomSesame.org, and serve as managing editor of the site, sourcing and contributing content in collaboration with production and creative teams
· Coordinate the development of a new content, collaborating with educational advisors, producers, the digital media team, creative, and legal/finance advisors
· Develop social media, e-newsletter and online partnership strategies to promote and syndicate ShalomSesame.org content
· Manage on-the-ground outreach strategies and steward partnerships with like-minded organizations to distribute content and reach target audiences in innovative ways
Oversee creation of community engagement materials for print and web
· Track budgets and create reporting mechanisms for project goals
· Work with fundraising staff to support presentations to major donors
· Other duties as assigned
· Bachelor’s degree required,
· Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Jewish community outreach and content development
· Fluent in YouTube channel and Facebook page management, in addition to familiarity with Google Analytics
· Experience with digital media projects, and content management systems. Excellent computer and technology skills, including all Microsoft Office applications
· Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven history of building and maintaining professional relationships
· Ability to write clearly and persuasively
· Detail oriented with proven ability to take initiative
Position is open until filled. Please send résumé and cover letter and salary requirements. Due to anticipated high volume of applications, we unfortunately will not be able to respond to all inquiries. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Shalom Sesame:
Produced by Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street around the world, Shalom Sesame is a multimedia education project created to teach North American children about Jewish culture and Israel. Projected to reach millions of families, Shalom Sesame includes twelve half-hour episodes available on DVD; national PBS broadcasts of select episodes; SesameWorkshop.org, a website with video, games and family education materials; books, magazines and print materials; and, community events in partnership with organizations around the country. Visit us at www.SesameWorkshop.org.
About Sesame Workshop:
Sesame Workshop, a not-for-profit educational organization, creates innovative and engaging content to help all children reach their highest potential. For more than 40 years, the Workshop has been a global pioneer in educating and entertaining children through multiple media. The organization grounds its work in research to understand how media helps children learn, develop and grow. Sesame Workshop is best known as the creator of Sesame Street, The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo.
Mount Freedom Jewish Center (Randolph NJ) a warm, friendly, open/modern Orthodox community in Mount Freedom, New Jersey seeks a part time Youth Director. We are looking for a caring, creative and experienced leader to work with our youth, professional staff and volunteers.
We are a small (but growing), informal, close community. We share in each other’s lives, learning and celebrating together. We gladly welcome all visitors and new members.
Position reports to: Rabbi Menashe East
Hours: approximately 20 hours/week including occasional Shabbat and Sundays.
The Youth Director creates and oversees programming and leadership development for synagogue youth in grades pre-K through 12. The function is to foster social, spiritual, educational, and social action programming for our children in order to deepen their connections to Judaism and to Israel.
Professional Requirements and Skills:
Strong Jewish identity and background in youth programming.
Strong organizational, project management and leadership skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Creative, high energy able to communicate “infectious enthusiasm” for Judaism.
Demonstrated ability and enjoyment in working with youth of all ages.
Knowledge of child development issues.
Computer experience including word-processing, database, graphics, spreadsheet applications and social media.
Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
General Duties, Youth Director:
Plan and implement Shabbat, Holiday and other programming for children working closely with the Rabbi, Youth Committee and synagogue volunteers.
Oversee major events sponsored by the synagogue, such as the Purim Carnival and Yom Ha’atzmaut celebrations
Empower youth and teens to create and run programming (with adult supervision) and to become leaders.
Serve as staff liaison to the synagogue’s Youth Committee.
Communicate regularly with parents and youth and foster healthy communication habits among the children.
Publicize youth programs with monthly calendar, flyers, social media, emails, synagogue bulletin, etc.
Document activities and keep records for institutional memory.
Prepare and manage the annual youth budget and keep track of funds, submit receipts for expenses, and other administrative aspects of running the youth activities.
Attend appropriate staff meetings as needed to coordinate with synagogue staff and clergy.
Other duties as requested by the Rabbi or Director.
Cover letter should include an outline of a successful youth program – from planning through implementation - which the candidate led
Westchester, NY, Religious School looking for talented, motivated and energetic
teachers for Hebrew school positions in grades K-7. Teachers must be able to teach a love of Judaism
and to impart a knowledge of Jewish tradition, values and community. Teachers must
be able to read and teach Hebrew. Teachers
must be innovative and able to excite students to learn and become involved in synagogue
If this describes you as a teacher, please send your resume.
Looking for au-pair or live-in nanny to help with four small children in busy upper east side family. Perfect opportunity for college or graduate student. Your job would be to help kids get ready for school in the morning, including dressing and breakfast, and take two children to school. You would then be free for the day until school finishes, around 3:30-4:30 depending on the day. In the afternoon, collect kids from school, help with homework, baths, dinner, and bed time. Also about one half day on weekends. We have lovely housekeeper who is home 7-7 M-F daily to help as well, and generally there is another adult at home as well after 7 PM. You would very rarely be with the children on your own.
As compensation for your time and help, we can offer you your own furnished room and private bathroom as well as modest salary including paid vacations. Room has bed, dresser, TV & WI-FI. Family is shomer shabbat and kashrut.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone a college or graduate student or anyone who wants to take some extra classes in the day. We are located near buses and subways at 87th/2nd ave. Some Hebrew is a plus.
Contact Sarah, email@example.com if interested
|Bnei Akiva of NY/NJ is looking for a part time Administrative Assistant to work in the office supporting the Executive Director and other staff.
Job includes 3 days a week working in Midtown Manhattan (20 Hours per week). The office is generally operating on a 4 day work week Monday-Thursday.
Experience and proficiency with QUICKBOOKS & MICROSOFT OFFICE is a MUST. Familiarity with Constant Contact, Google Docs, and website content management is required.
Must have good organizational skills, and the ability to handle customer service matters. A self-starter and quick learner is preferred.
We are looking for someone with conversational or fluent Hebrew.
Conservative synagogue in south Brooklyn is looking for a Hebrew School teacher. School meets twice a week, on Sunday morning from 9:30 to 11:30 AM and on Wednesday afternoon, from 3:30 to 5:30. Salary: about 5k/yr, depending on experience. Possibility of adding leading monthly children’s service on Shabbat morning, if desired, at additional pay.
National Health Benefits company looking for bright, intelligent people for positions as a Health Programs Specialist. Must have Internet access, and be able to dedicate at least 8-10 hours a week. Training provided on the Internet and via telephone. Please check out www.Freedomathometeam.com/EstiB for more information
Congregation Agudath Achim, Freeehold Jewish Center, a traditional congregation of 170+ families located in Freehold, NJ, seeks a part time Cantor to conduct Shabbat and Yom Tov services.
Having just celebrated our 100th anniversary with a new and dynamic spiritual leader, we are seeking a Cantor who is dedicated to the growth and spirituality of our community. The new cantor will inspire the congregation and make the religious experience of all members more meaningful. We are looking for a new Cantor who is dedicated to a life of Tefillah.
The Cantor should have a recognized cantorial certification from a notable institution. He will be jointly supervised by the Rabbi and President of the Congregation. The responsibilities of the cantor include the following:
Application Instructions: Candidates may submit, electronically to:
• Cover letter expressing interest
• A current resume
• Other supporting documents that you feel would be useful to the Search Committee
PART-TIME HEBREW MUSIC TEACHER NEEDED (Early Childhood Program, Manhattan)
Do you like children? Our program offers age-appropriate group music classes for kids starting at 4 months up to 5 years. We have manageable 40-minute classes of up to 12 children.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
We are seeking a Hebrew-speaking teacher/singer to lead music class sing-alongs for our preschool group. Applicants must have vocal training/experience: able to run 2-4 classes consecutively and project their voice without microphone. Knowledge of child-appropriate Hebrew songs desired.
Ability to play music instrument(s) a big plus. Training is available. For example:
– Singer-violinist will be trained in wind/brass,
– Singer-flutist will be trained in strings/brass, etc.
The best candidates have a pleasant and approachable personality necessary for working with children.
*PLEASE NOTE: We offer group classes. This is NOT a private instruction job!
Please fill out the job questionnaire on our website: www.theearlyear.com
Include a phone number in your application. In the last section, please type a short cover letter and include your resume, musical accomplishments, goals and/or interests.
• This position requires excellent organizational skill, light bookkeeping and a wide variety of public relations functions. An Employee in this job will typically be delegated the authority to create, coordinate and manage announcements to members and to various standard and modern social media, and be a self starter
• Effectively utilize excel and bookkeeping software to post and retrieve income and expense records, and create reports, as needed.
• Effectively utilize word processing to create, process, maintain and disseminate a consistent stream and variety of attractive, effective flyers, announcements and press releases
• Compile and analyze information from a variety of media sources to analyze publicity effectiveness.
• Coordinate scheduling arrangements for events with bulletin and calendar committees
• Ability to utilize social media; Facebook, web skills and good telephone skills — a must
• Excellent computer and social media literacy
• Good knowledge of office support functions including word processing, excel, filing, book-keeping, web posting to social media, composing variety of documents, reception, gathering and compiling data, and balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects. Excellent people skills a must.
• Excellent language and communications skills, a strong desire to help, to create informational flyers, social networking skills, attention to detail, experience with Word & Excel, capacity and willingness to do data entry.
Bonus: Experience creating buzz, keeping books.
Help synagogue and community members with any questions or concerns and communicate with clergy, Presidents and EMJC staff.
Compensation: Please send requirements.
Work 24 hours a week to start — flexible hours available.
Able to start immediately
East Midwood Jewish Center is a dynamic, well-established congregation that is looking to expand its presence in the community.
To apply: send a cover email saying why you would be good at the above with a subject line that includes the phrase “good marketing & administrative assistant” with your resume attached. No phone calls please.
SEND TO Info@emjc.org