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Posted September 20, 2018.
Youth and Young Adult Engagement Coordinator
Industry: Resource Development
Employment Type: Part-Time (up to 10 hours per week)
Reports To: Director, The Joint Australia
The Joint (Australia) is the Australian branch of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and is seeking a part-time self-motivated Youth and Young Adult Engagement Coordinator to spearhead engagement opportunities for young Jewish people in The Joint’s global humanitarian work.
This part-time position offering flexible working arrangements.
WHAT WILL YOU DO AS A YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR?
Reporting to the director of The Joint Australia, the Youth and Young Adult Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for devising and implementing an outreach strategy to engage schools and young Jewish adults aged 18-40 in The Joint’s activities in Australia including: recruiting for volunteer service programs abroad (Entwine program), co-ordinating alumni activity for returning ‘Entwiners’, organising giving circles, speakers, events and other innovative outreach and fundraising efforts.
WHAT DOES THE IDEAL YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR LOOK LIKE?
The ideal candidate will be an organised, self-starter and possess excellent communication skills that enable him/her to communicate effectively and easily via a variety of media including phone, in –person, email and social media. He/she will be detail oriented and will have some experience working in the Jewish communal space and enjoy a large personal and professional network. A good understanding of the various social media platforms is also important.
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO YOU NEED TO BE OUR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR?
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WHAT ARE THE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS FOR A YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR?
WHY WORK AT JDC?
This is an opportunity to get in the ground floor of one of the most exciting initaitives in The Australian Jewish space. It’s an opportunity to help engage young Australian Jewry in the international effort to care for Jews and others around the world who are in need. This is also a chance to personally make a difference on a massive scale, develop a global perspective and work with staff from the U.S, Israel and the Former Soviet Union, and all over the world.
Send your resume, salary expectations and cover letter to:
The Joint Australia
Email. [email protected]
Join The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Our reach extends beyond the global Jewish community by providing immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters worldwide.
JDC has over 100 years of experience providing social and humanitarian services to Jewish people. You can learn more about JDC at www.jdc.org.
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