Jewish Careers

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Jewish Family Services (Posted 7/19/2022)

Senior Engagement Specialist

The Senior Engagement Specialist is responsible for assisting with program development and implementation, care management, information and referral, and outreach services to Senior Adults and their family members throughout the greater Charlotte area. The Senior Engagement Specialist reports to the Senior Engagement Manager. 

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Temple Beth El (Posted 7/18/2022)

Temple Beth El is vibrant and inclusive synagogue of thoughtful Jewish spirituality, meaningful relationships, and inspired personal growth. Our staff and lay leadership work closely together to create a warm and welcoming congregational family that is committed to tikkun olam, spiritual growth, learning, inclusion, and progressive Jewish values. Temple Beth El is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Administrative Assistant for Lifelong Learning

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Youth Director

We are looking for an energetic and charismatic Youth Director to be the ambassador and concierge for our congregation’s kids, teens, and their parents. As part of a collaborative professional staff, you will help kids and teens build community, as well as help them discover the Jewish experiences that are most meaningful for them. In this role you will create deep relationships, coordinate exciting programming, and help build an inviting and accessible environment for youth in the congregation.

Our clergy, staff, and lay leadership work closely together to create a warm and welcoming congregational family that is committed to tikkun olam, spiritual growth, learning, inclusion, and progressive Jewish values, and we would love for you to join us in this effort.

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Charlotte Jewish Preschool (Posted 6/23/2022) 

Interested candidates for either position should send a resume to Brooke Amo:  Brooke.Amo@charlottejewishpreschool.org  and Becca Green:  Becca.Green@charlottejewishpreschool.org

Lead Teacher Position

Under the supervision of the executive director & the director of education, a lead teacher is responsible for creating an environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth of the students in their classroom. They are to support and actively promote our mission to provide young children with a secure and loving atmosphere in which to grow, develop a positive self-image and learn the joy of Jewish life.

The lead teacher will create and implement weekly developmentally-appropriate engaging lesson plans. They are expected to provide strong written and verbal communications when connecting with students, colleagues, and families. The lead teacher will manage the classroom per state and sanitation guidelines, supervise, and collaborate with the assistant teacher when addressing the needs of the students as well as classroom management.

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Assistant Teacher Position

Under the supervision of the director of education, an assistant teacher at the Charlotte Jewish Preschool (CJP) is responsible for supporting an environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth of the students in their classroom. They are to actively promote our mission to provide young children with a secure and loving atmosphere in which to grow, develop a positive self-image, and learn the joy of Jewish life.

Assistant teacher candidates must meet the minimum requirements and shall be at least 18 years of age, have completed high school or general education diploma, and shall have one of the following: their NCECC or one year experience in a preschool. The assistant teacher is responsible for interacting respectfully and positively with co-workers, parents, and students, supporting the lead teacher when developing and implementing plans, and assisting the teacher in classroom management and daily activities

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Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte

About Us
The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (JFGC) is a non-profit community-building organization supporting a $5 million annual fundraising campaign. We impact and enrich lives here at home and around the world every day, supporting more than 60 Jewish organizations and initiatives that build community, foster Jewish identity, and nurture and care for the Jewish people. As part of a network of more than 140 Federations across North America, we are a vibrant community hub that connects resources, volunteers, leaders and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a thriving and sustainable Jewish future.   

Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make greater Charlotte’s Jewish community a welcoming home.  We offer a collaborative, friendly, inspiring, and flexible work environment. We are one of Charlotte’s most highly respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking an accounting professional to join our team. 

Development Associate (Posted 6/13/2022)

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Development and Marketing Officer, the Development Associate will be a central member of the development team focusing on Women’s Philanthropy and the Community Campaign, while supporting the work of the department across a range of areas. The Development Associate will be part of a team that implements a development strategy for Federation’s annual campaign. Working collaboratively with professional and volunteer leaders, this position will be responsible for donor cultivation, stewardship and solicitation, relationship building, management of volunteer campaigners, prospect research, event planning, and a wide array of other tasks and opportunities.

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Education and Engagement Director (Posted 6/13/2022)

Job Summary
Federations are among the largest supporters and conveners of local Jewish engagement in North America. JFGC’s education and engagement efforts aim to increase, deepen and diversify Jewish engagement in the greater Charlotte area. Diverse focus areas and demographics include families with young children, young adults, teens, interfaith families, newcomers, Jewish diversity and belonging, and adult learning.  

Our engagement and education work is centered on two primary approaches: relationship-based engagement, which prioritizes meeting people where they are and connecting them to Jewish life in ways that are relevant and meaningful to them; and creating a culture of belonging, which empowers every Jew to feel part of a community.

The ideal candidate for this position is approachable, creative, a conscientious go-getter, passionate about Jewish life and making Judaism relevant and exciting to diverse populations. Through learnings and research from the field, the director will design and implement initiatives for diverse groups in our community. The director will keep their finger on the pulse of the greater Charlotte Jewish landscape through communal relationships and partnerships, collaborating with a network of organizational partners to build the effectiveness and interconnectedness of our community’s engagement and education ecosystem.

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Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community (Posted 6/13/2022): Assistant Vice President for Stewardship and Legacy Giving

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Stewardship and Legacy Giving will assist in growing, stewarding and retaining the assets of the Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community (FCJC) by building strong relationships within Charlotte’s Jewish community. In collaboration with the FCJC Executive Director, the AVP will manage FCJC’s Create Your Jewish Legacy (CJL) Initiative, serving as the primary contact and relationship manager with CJL community partner organizations and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. This will include project management responsibilities related to promoting and stewarding Book of Life members, as well as related activities and events. The AVP will also assist in the identification of high-net-worth individuals with the capacity of utilizing the services provided by FCJC.

The AVP will utilize FCJC’s donor engagement model to establish and build relationships with new and existing FCJC clients and the community’s legacy donors. This includes serving as the primary contact for the organization and planning of the annual legacy celebration. Additional responsibilities will include initiatives, as identified by the Board of Directors, to create and implement a strategic vision of innovatively growing the FCJC brand and serving the needs of Charlotte’s Jewish community. As a part of FFTC’s Philanthropic Advancement team, the AVP will collaborate with FFTC colleagues.

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Sandra and Leon Levine Jewish Community Center/Multiple Positions (Posted 4/27/2022)

The Sandra and Leon Levine Jewish Community Center is a non-profit, social service agency founded upon Jewish ethics and values. The Center provides and initiates diversified social, educational, recreational and cultural programs within a Jewish setting. The JCC is a partner in serving the community, is affiliated with the JCC Association of North America and a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte and United Way.

Customer Service Associate

30-35 Hours Per Week

The Customer Service Associate must demonstrate the ability to be open to give and receive feedback in a respectful manner, be an active and respectful listener, be encouraging and supportive of new ideas and suggestions, be a user and receiver of varied means of communication and be consistent in their delivery of service and interactions with members and colleagues. They must also be timely, specific & clear with expectations, and hold oneself and others accountable. These leadership qualities are expectations of the position and help the Levine JCC to maintain integrity and build a cohesive team.

POSITION PURPOSE:

To provide high-level customer service in all functions of the Customer Service Center and Outdoor Aquatics Entrance, related to programs, classes, and member services, on a daily and annual basis. This delivery of service includes our member services as well as greeting on arrival and dismissal, prompt communication in all channels, point of sale, mitigation and resolution of customer concerns and needs, and will ensure the smooth functioning and delivery of the Levine JCC programs, classes, and services, for our members, program users, and guests and that the highest level of customer service is met.

The Customer Service Associate promotes cooperation, participation and harmony within the Customer Service department and the LJCC as a whole, creating a sense of collegiality and professionalism in the team environment. The Customer Service Associate is part of the LJCC Staff team and participates in staff meetings and other varied forms of communication. They will participate in center-wide organizational tasks and program delivery as directed by the Senior Director of Member Engagement or Senior Leadership of the LJCC.

The Customer Service Associate is responsible for the delivery of Customer Service to members, program users, guests, and visitors to the LJCC and Shalom Park. They will provide service at the Customer Service Center and/or Outdoor Aquatics Entrance and for the delivery of all customer service program functions, including systems implementation, and operation of the Customer Service department in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the Levine JCC.

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Levine Jewish Community Center (Posted 4/27/2022)
Preschool Counselor (works with 2-5 year olds)

Qualifications/Attributes:
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, and patience
Ability to take guidance and supervision
Ability to relate to other counselors and children
Be flexible and ready to meet changing work needs and demands
Be open to feedback and desire to grow professionally

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Counselor is responsible for assisting the Senior Counselor in providing for the social, emotional and educational needs of each camper and the group as a whole during the camp season. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the supervision of director, counselors are responsible for helping conduct and supervise a variety of recreational activities for preschool campers from the ages of 18 months to 5 years of age in a day camp setting needs. They are also responsible for the care and supervision of the campers assigned to their group. This might also include, diaper changing and hands-on assistance with camper’s basic needs. 

Life Guards

Qualifications / Attributes:
The Lifeguard must demonstrate the ability to be open to giving and receiving feedback in a respectful manner, be an active and respectful listener, be encouraging and supportive of new ideas and suggestions, be a user and receiver of varied means of communication and be consistent in their delivery of service and interactions with members and colleagues. He/She must also be timely, specific & clear with expectations, and hold oneself and others accountable. These leadership qualities are expectations of the position and help the Levine JCC to maintain integrity and build a cohesive team.

POSITION PURPOSE:
To maintain supervision of all patrons who utilize the LJCC Aquatics facilities and to ensure their safety by preventing and responding to emergencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acting immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.

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Jewish Family Services (Posted 4/19/2022)

JOB TITLE: Finance and Administrative Services Manager
PROGRAMS: All Jewish Family Services Programs
FSLA STATUS: Exempt
DIRECT REPORTS: Administrative Support Specialist, Client Services Specialist

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance and Administrative Services Manager is responsible for the overall management of administrative functions for the organization including finance, risk management, office operations, human resources and technology.

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Jewish Family Services (Posted 4/8/2022)

JOB TITLE: Therapist (Licensed)
PROGRAM: Counseling Center
POPULATION SERVED: Children & Adolescents, Adults, and Families
FSLA STATUS: Exempt

The Therapist, under the direction and supervision of the Program Manager, is responsible for the delivery and coordination of therapeutic services to clients enrolled in Jewish Family Services of Greater Charlotte, Inc. The Therapist is responsible for all functions related to managing, supporting, and facilitating appropriate services to meet the needs of clients and families.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (Posted 3/1/2022)

Multiple Positions – see each position for links to full job description.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (JFGC) is a non-profit community-building organization supporting a $5 million annual fundraising campaign. We impact and enrich lives here at home and around the world every day, supporting more than 60 Jewish organizations and initiatives that build community, foster Jewish identity, and nurture and care for the Jewish people. As part of a network of more than 140 Federations across North America, we are a vibrant community hub that connects resources, volunteers, leaders and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a thriving and sustainable Jewish future.

Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make greater Charlotte’s Jewish community a welcoming home. We offer a collaborative, friendly, inspiring, and flexible work environment. We are one of Charlotte’s most highly respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking to fill multiple positions.

JFGC Education & Engagement Director

JFGC is currently seeking an education & engagement director.

Federations are among the largest supporters and conveners of local Jewish engagement in North America. JFGC’s education and engagement efforts aim to increase, deepen and diversify Jewish engagement in the greater Charlotte area. Diverse focus areas and demographics include families with young children, young adults, teens, interfaith families, newcomers, Jewish diversity and belonging, and adult learning.

Our engagement and education work is centered on two primary approaches: relationship-based engagement, which prioritizes meeting people where they are and connecting them to Jewish life in ways that are relevant and meaningful to them; and creating a culture of belonging, which empowers every Jew to feel part of a community.

The ideal candidate for this position is approachable, creative, a conscientious go-getter, passionate about Jewish life and making Judaism relevant and exciting to diverse populations. Through learnings and research from the field, the director will design and implement initiatives for diverse groups in our community. The director will keep their finger on the pulse of the greater Charlotte Jewish landscape through communal relationships and partnerships, collaborating with a network of organizational partners to build the effectiveness and interconnectedness of our community’s engagement and education ecosystem.

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JFGC Development Associate

Reporting to the chief development and marketing officer, the development associate will be a central member of the development team focusing on Women’s Philanthropy and the Community Campaign, while supporting the work of the department across a range of areas. The development associate will be part of a team that implements a development strategy for Federation’s annual campaign. Working collaboratively with professional and volunteer leaders, this position will be responsible for donor cultivation, stewardship and solicitation, relationship building, management of volunteer campaigners, prospect research, event planning, database efforts, departmental project management and a wide array of other tasks and opportunities.

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Carolina Foundation for Jewish Seniors — Executive Director (Posted 2/22/2022)

Carolina Foundation for Jewish Seniors is seeking an executive director to manage the Foundation’s platform to award grants to nonprofit organizations serving the Jewish senior population in North and South Carolina.  The executive director is responsible for implementing the mission and vision of the Foundation by defining and administering the application process for awarding grants, establishing best practices for the operations and management of the Foundation and building the infrastructure for a sustainable and successful future of giving.

The executive director will oversee the programs, administration, marketing and strategic plan of the organization. The executive director will also partner with, and advise grantee organizations in developing and enhancing services that create strategic impact for Jewish seniors in their respective communities. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

For the full job description and to apply, please email Stefanie Kahn: kahn400@aol.com.

Moishe House – Multiple Positions (see below – follow links for more information on each position)

When you work for Moishe House (pronounced “moy-shuh”), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit that builds peer-led Jewish communities for young adults around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House funds, trains, and educates young adults to create pluralistic, inclusive, and welcoming Jewish communities as house residents, MHWOW hosts, peer-led-retreat facilitators, and in our bases. To date, there are more than 150 Moishe House communities in over 30 countries, and we’re still growing!

All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities are all encouraged to apply for our open positions!

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

Associate Director, House & Pod Support (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking a detail-oriented leader to join our team as the Associate Director of House & Pod Support. The associate director of house & pod support supervises the house support team and provides support to the resident support team and senior director of houses & pods by ensuring administrative and data operations support run smoothly. This role is perfect for someone with strong project management, data and leadership skills seeking an opportunity to make a lasting impact.

Program Coordinator, House & Pod Support (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking a detail-oriented team player to join our team as a Program Coordinator. The program coordinator provides support to the resident support team, including administrative and data operations support for an assigned region. This role is perfect for someone with strong administrative support and data management skills seeking an opportunity to make a lasting impact!

Analyst, Development Data & Operations (Posted 1/26/2022)

The Analyst, Development Data & Operations is a member of the development operations team, manages the data for all fundraising revenue for the organization via our salesforce CRM, and works closely with the finance team to track and project income. Responsibilities include managing operations such as gift processing and acknowledgment, and overseeing development reporting systems. This position reports directly to the senior director of development operations. We are seeking a seasoned nonprofit professional, who is familiar with CRM software as well as financial and accounting processes.

Associate Director of Accounting (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking an Associate Director of Accounting to manage our accounting department and supporting day to day accounting activities such as month-end close activities, and maintaining accounting records such as payroll, ledger accounts, shared cost allocations, and the balance sheet of the organization. This position reports to the chief financial and administrative officer, based in a Moishe House Hub Office, with preference for Encinitas, CA.

Accounts Payable Associate (Posted 1/26/2022)

The Accounts Payable Associate works in close collaboration with team members to support our accounting department with day-to-day accounting activities, such as compiling, processing, and maintaining accounts payable records.

Senior Administrative Assistant (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking a detail oriented team player to join our team as a Senior Administrative Assistant, providing day-to-day support to our Sr. director of Jewish education and the Jewish education department, and executing event and logistics coordination for learning retreats in North America.

Strategic Program Partnerships Director (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking a Strategic Program Partnerships Director to lead all program outreach, enrollment, logistics, data tracking, stakeholder management, and communications for our current and future partnered program offerings, including the 4HQ Israel and Career Passport programs. 4HQ Israel is a year-long fellowship that aims to give Jewish young adults the tools and training to engage in meaningful discussions about Israel. Career Passport is a new travel program wherein a cohort of Jewish young adults will live and work remotely together in Israel for one month. This position is directly responsible for promoting and maintaining our strategic program partnerships through a wide range of activities and projects.

Senior Grants Specialist (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is seeking a Sr. Grants Specialist in our London Hub office to write and edit grant proposals and reports, prepare budgets, and research grant opportunities. This position reports to the Sr. director of development operations, based in our Charlotte, NC Hub office, and works closely with the international director of advancement located in London, UK.

MHWOW (Moishe House Without Walls) Program Specialist (Posted 1/26/2022)

The MHWOW (Moishe House Without Walls) team is seeking a Program Specialist to engage in relationship building, networking, and recruitment of young adults. This role manages existing MHWOW Hosts from our North American communities while growing MHWOW in cities where the organization has a substantial Moishe House presence.

VP, Programming (Posted 1/26/2022)

Moishe House is excited and grateful to be in a place of ongoing growth and planning for the future. Our growth will come from a combination of continued organic growth in our baseline programs, and new programs that will increase the rate of growth.  The VP of Programming, reporting to the chief program officer, will be a key member of the program leadership team, which oversees all global programming at Moishe House. For this role, we are seeking a seasoned professional, supervisor, and partner to build upon and lead our strategic theme of Growth Beyond the Houses.

Jewish Family Services — Senior Engagement Specialist (Posted 1/24/2022)

The part-time senior engagement specialist is responsible for assisting with program development, case management, information and referral and outreach services to senior adults and their family members. The part-time senior engagement specialist reports to the senior engagement manager. A bachelor’s degree, preferably in the social services. At least two years of experience working with the senior adult population. Click here for full job description.  Interested candidates should email their resume to info@jfscharlotte.org

Temple Beth El — Administrative Assistant for Lifelong Learning (Posted 1/7/2022)

Temple Beth El is currently hiring for an administrative assistant for Lifelong Learning.  The administrative assistant for Lifelong Learning is the key staff person maintaining the systems and structure of our education program. The largest component of our education program is our religious school, serving over 300 students. The administrative assistant for Lifelong Learning is the first contact for anyone seeking information about our education programs, including parents, teachers, and students. S/he is responsible for creating a welcoming environment that conveys our program’s commitment to the needs of each individual student. You can read more about the position and apply on Indeed.  Please feel free to share information about the position to your contacts outside of Shalom Park.