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ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR - HILLEL AT DAVIS AND SACRAMENTO

Overview of Role:

Hillel at Davis and Sacramento is seeking a dynamic and creative Engagement Director to join our close-knit, professional team. We are looking for someone with contagious passion, entrepreneurial energy, superb organizational and communication skills, and a commitment to Jewish life. Our Hillel is the perfect place to direct innovative, cutting edge programs for a large, diverse Jewish student body.

The Engagement Director oversees most programmatic aspects of our Hillel's activities, ensuring vibrant Jewish life on campus through program initiation and facilitation, leadership development, and personal interactions with students. S/he ensures that various avenues are pursued to engage Jewish students, and makes every effort to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The Engagement Director encourages students to explore their Jewish identity and develop leadership skills that last a lifetime.

What You’ll be Responsible for:

- Planning, facilitating, and evaluating a variety of programs and initiatives
- Ensuring that all aspects of programming are functioning smoothly (from logistics to content) and are
  congruent with our overall programmatic vision
- Coordinating program publicity
- Monitoring program budgets Recruiting, training, and supervising student leaders and interns
- Supporting student-initiated programs and serving as a Jewish resource to students and groups on campus
- Identifying uninvolved/under-involved student populations and developing strategies for contacting and
  engaging them
- Attending numerous programs (some during evenings, weekends, and holidays)
- Representing Hillel on campus with students, as appropriate, as well as within the wider community
- Serving as a liaison to the local Jewish community and university organizations, especially with regards to
  joint efforts
- Working collaboratively with the Executive Director to actively seek out and help prepare grant proposals,
  particularly for programmatic initiatives

A Typical Day May Include:

- Facilitating a brainstorming session with student leaders to develop creative ways to engage new students
- Meeting with colleagues to discuss exciting programming and marketing ideas
- Having coffee with a student who has expressed interest in becoming more involved in Hillel
- Attending the Interfaith Campus Council to plan a joint community service project  

What You’ll Bring to the Job:

- A bachelor’s degree, and preferably an advanced degree
- 2+ years of professional experience in Jewish, experiential or higher education, including a successful track
  record in program design, implementation and oversight
- Passion and prior experience working in the Jewish community or with Jewish college students.
- A moderate to strong Jewish knowledge base, and a willingness to work with students from a variety of
  backgrounds
- Creativity, flexibility, initiative, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
- The ability to work independently, and as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment where prioritizing,
  multitasking, organization and attention to detail are essential  

What You’ll Receive:

- A competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace, based on experience
- A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, pension plan, life insurance, Long Term
  Disability, Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave
- Great professional development, mentoring, and skill-building opportunities  

To Apply:

- Please apply at www.HillelJobs.com and include your resume and cover letter.
- New Applicants: Select “Apply for this Position” to submit your application and create an account.
- Previous Applicants: Scroll to the “Previous Applicants” section. Please input your e-mail address and
  password to login, and select “Add to My Jobs” to login and submit your application.


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Camp Tawonga is looking for staff for their upcoming weekend family camp programs. It's a ton of fun at a beautiful location just outside of Yosemite!

See below for details.

Dates:
-Keshet LGBTQ Family Camp
Thursday, August 23 to Sunday, August 26

 -Summer Family Camp
Thursday, August 30 to Sunday, September 2

 -Fall Family Camp I
Thursday, September 13 to Sunday, September 16

 -Fall Family Camp II
Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23

 -Fall Family Camp III
Thursday, September 27 to Sunday, September 30

Details:

Staff arrives by noon on the first day of the program and stays until 2pm on the last day of the program. Counselors work in small groups facilitating fun activities like music, arts and crafts, sports, and nature exploration. The pay is $250 per program, and all lodging and meals are provided. Tawonga can arrange carpools from the Bay Area and will reimburse the driver of the carpool for gas.

About Camp Tawonga:
Established in 1925, Camp Tawonga offers weekend family camp programs in the Spring and Fall for people of all ages, as well as award-winning summer camp programs for children. Camp's mission is to build positive self-esteem, create community, develop an appreciation for nature, and foster spirituality and positive Jewish identity. Nestled on the shores of the Tuolumne River just outside of Yosemite National Park, our scenic location offers an unparalleled opportunity to unplug and connect in an inclusive community. Enjoy a four-minute video about our mission here.

For More Information
Please contact Sam Quintana at sam@towanga.org

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