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Diller Coordinator, 4Front

JOB TITLE: Diller Coordinator, 4Front
REPORTS TO: 4Front Assistant Director
STATUS: Full Time

Inspired by the work we do every day, the JCC is an organization centered by Jewish values and focused on creating meaningful experiences and opportunities to enrich, connect, and positively impact our community. We pride ourselves on our inclusive and welcoming workplace and celebrate the diversity of our employees. We value all members of our team in a supportive environment in which everyone is treated with appreciation and respect and positioned to do their best work every day.

Want to make a difference in the lives of Jewish teens in Baltimore? Want to work for a mission and values driven organization? 4Front is a great place to work! 4Front is the Baltimore Jewish community’s comprehensive teen initiative, managed by the JCC of Greater Baltimore. Based on four pillars, advocate, innovate, educate, and collaborate, 4Front serves as a gathering place and open channel for Baltimore’s Jewish teens and the adults who care about them. Here, teens are encouraged to explore their Judaism in ways that are meaningful to them. Our organizational culture values innovation, creativity, and risk taking. We're looking for someone who can create transformative experiences for teens. Because 4Front revolves around teens, our hours often reflect their schedules. This job requires the ability to work evenings and weekends.

SUMMARY:
A team player with a can-do attitude, 4Front’s Diller Coordinator helps to implement a vision for more engaged Jewish teens throughout Jewish Baltimore, serving as a passionate facilitator and leader of Jewish teen programming. This professional will plan and implement engaging and impactful teen programs from start to finish, with content focusing on leadership, Jewish identity, Israel, and advocacy.

The core component of this position is leading the Baltimore Diller Teen Fellows program. Diller Teen Fellows is a prestigious leadership program that targets teens in 11th grade and spearheads the development of Jewish youth leadership founded on a unique model of Jewish pluralism, Jewish Peoplehood, and transatlantic partnership. Diller Teen Fellows is an international program with 32 participating communities across the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe and Israel, supported by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. Additionally, a member of the 4Front team, the Diller Coordinator will also assist in supporting 4Front’s mission to enhance Jewish teen engagement in Baltimore through additional program and event planning and facilitation.

COVID VACCINATION POLICY:
All active full-time, part-time, and temporary staff are required to provide proof of full vaccination (COVID-19) as a condition of employment as of November 15, 2021.

EDUCATION OR TRAINING EQUIVALENT TO:

  • BA in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Jewish Studies, or related field.
  • Experience developing and leading programming addressing Jewish identity. development, youth leadership development, community service, and Israel education
  • Experience in experiential education, group facilitation, program development and/or management.

SALARY RANGE: $48,000- $54,000

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Diller Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and lead scheduled workshops and retreats throughout the year in accordance with the Diller mission, vision, and goals.
  • Coordinate program logistics.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to 20 program participants, 2 Junior Counselors, 1 Program Intern.
  • Manage the interview and selection process for 20 participants for each upcoming program year.
  • Maintain and manage program budget.
  • Conduct program recruitment locally in collaboration with other local organizations.
  • Design, co-lead, and supervise, in partnership with Israeli partner Coordinator, seminars in local community and in Israel.
  • Engage parents of participating teens that help them understand and contribute to the experience their teens are having.

4Front Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and implement an engaging teen program focused on advocacy through a Jewish lens.
  • Evolve existing program curriculum to develop program workshops and events.
  • Coordinate program logistics.
  • Maintain and manage program budget.
  • Conduct program recruitment.

Active participation in national and international professional development through Diller International, as well as 4Front and JCC agency wide trainings, staff meetings, and special events.

Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Proven success developing personal connections with young people.
  2. 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.
  3. Familiarity with Jewish concepts and values, calendar, and practices.
  4. Strong facilitation, organization, and written/oral communication skills.
  5. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  6. Ability to collaborate in an international partnership.
  7. Works well in a team environment.
  8. Availability to work evenings and weekends, including travel to Israel for 3 weeks during the summer as well as additional travel during the year to a variety of conferences and trainings.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management, as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with our Jewish values, we are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law. We welcome everyone interested in our mission to join us. If you require accommodations, please contact us and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

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