Avodah strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. We do this by engaging participants in service and community building that inspire them to become lifelong leaders for social change whose work for justice is rooted in and nourished by Jewish values.
The Program and Development Assistant will assist the Program Director and the Community Director in the core functions of Avodah’s Service Corps program in DC. The Assistant will assist with the planning, implementation, and oversight of the educational, work placement and housing aspects of the Service Corps. The Assistant will also support the development, communications and community engagement efforts conducted by Avodah’s staff. The Program and Development Assistant will be an integral member of the local Avodah office and will serve as part of a dynamic national team. The Program and Development Assistant reports to the DC Community Director and the DC Program Director. Work Schedule: 20 hours/week; pay rate: $20/hour. Most federal and Jewish holidays observed.
The Program and Development Assistant will support the Program Director and implement various logistical and programmatic aspects of the Service Corps program including but not limited to:
The Program and Development Assistant will support the Community Director and work with the Advisory Council, local board members and staff to develop and implement a plan to maintain and increase the funds raised by Avodah DC including but not limited to:
In addition, to supporting the work of the DC Program Director and Community Director as described above, the Assistant will also be responsible for managing the DC office, including:
Avodah is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for our community to be a safe and supportive space for all who join it, a space that embraces diverse expressions of religious practice, level of Jewish knowledge, racial identity, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and the many facets that represent our whole selves. We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and gender non-conforming people and people who do not identify as Jewish to apply.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Jill Hertzler, Avodah DC Community Director [email protected]. Please use the subject line, “DC Program and Development Assistant” when e-mailing. No phone calls, please.