Tzedek Seeks a Part-Time Family Programming Coordinator



Part-Time Family Programming Coordinator Job Description

Tzedek Chicago seeks an individual responsible for coordinating family programming. Family programming will include families with infants through early adolescents.

Job Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the Rabbi, Board of Directors, and family stakeholders to create and implement an overall programming plan for Tzedek families, including for ongoing and one-time events.

• Attend regular and special events in Chicago to oversee, manage, and implement family programming. Take notes on what worked and didn’t, what materials were used, and who attended the events.

• Acquire and store educational materials, art supplies, etc.

• Manage and maintain communication between synagogue and families (email, phone outreach, social media contact).

• Collaborate with Tzedek Social Networking and Communications Coordinator to create digital and print promotional content and images for family programming.

• Increase synagogue’s family program visibility through online promotion, community networking, and one-on-one relational meetings with potential family participants.

Skills and/or Experience:

• Commitment to the core values of our congregation.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Familiarity with best practices in youth programming, family programming, and Jewish programming and content.

• Experience with one-time and ongoing program planning and implementation.

• Ability to integrate participant feedback into event planning.

• Familiarity with social justice education.

• Knowledge of existing and emerging activist communities - both local to Chicago, national, and international - preferred.

• Some experience with Jewish youth development or educational programming would be desirable.

• Self-directed and comfortable working independently and remotely.

This a position in Chicago for approximately 7-10 hours per week. The Part-Time Family Programming Coordinator will be paid as a consultant. Hourly wage is negotiable, depending upon experience. We expect over time to increase the number of weekly and monthly hours.

To apply, please email info@tzedekchicago with your resume, cover letter and contact information by Monday, October 19, 2018.