Teen Coordinator

A Jewish Health and Services Center is seeking a Teen Coordinator.

The Teen Coordinator serves as the primary facilitator, educator, mentor, and guide to the 20 teens in each Diller cohort as they participate in a year of Jewish and general identity exploration, reflection on their leadership gifts and growth areas, their relationship to Jewish community and Israel, and their feelings for and engagement in tikkun olam. This professional will plan and implement engaging and impactful teen programs from start to finish, including Sunday workshops, immersive retreats, and our seminars in Baltimore and Israel. The Coordinator’s primary role is to help each teen explore their relationship to Jewish life and community, as well as deepening their connection to leadership. Coordinators also focus significant energy and time helping teens recognize and make the most of their inherent gifts and embrace their areas for growth.

 

Teen Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Guide, educate, coach, and mentor 20 program participants and 2 Junior Counselors to make the most of their experience.
  • Develop and lead scheduled workshops and retreats throughout the year, based on Diller provided content, adapted to meet the unique needs of the local program participants.
  • Plan and manage all logistics related to workshops, retreats, travel planning, etc.
  • Responsible for the health and safety of teen participants and staff during workshops, weekend retreats, and the Israel trip in conjunction with Diller and 4Front Leadership.
  • Manage the marketing, recruitment, interviewing, and selection of 20 participants and 2 Junior Counselors each year.
  • Collaborate with the Israeli Coordinator to ensure both groups are working in parallel and partnership.
  • Participate in national and international professional development through Diller International, as well as 4Front and JCC agency wide trainings, staff meetings, and special events.
  • Work with parents to help them understand and contribute to their teens’ experience.
  • Manage program budget.
  • Be an active member of the 4Front team, 20% of position portfolio to manage an additional 4Front teen program.

4Front Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Plan and implement an engaging, short-term teen program focused on advocacy through a Jewish lens, evolve curriculum, coordinate program logistics, maintain and manage budget, and conduct program recruitment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Jewish Studies, or related field.
  • Proven success developing personal connections with young people.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for Israeli culture, preferably including extended time in Israel and at least a beginning-intermediate understanding of Israeli history, politics, and geography.
  • Familiarity with Jewish concepts and values, calendar, and practices.
  • Strong facilitation, organization, and written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to collaborate in an international partnership.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Availability to travel to Israel for 3 weeks during the summer as well as additional travel during the year to a variety of conferences and trainings.
  • Because 4Front revolves around teens, our hours often reflect their schedules. This job requires the ability to work evenings and weekends.

Pay:  $50-55K

Benefits: Yes

Schedule: Full-time, hours vary

Job ID # 2863 TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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