Community Job Board

Active Lives: Discover Your Roots Pilot Event

Volunteer

Active Lives: Discover Your Roots is an extra-curricular social group for young adults with physical and mental exceptionalities looking to learn about their culture and heritage while making long lasting connections with peers. We are looking for day-of volunteers to assist us with setting up and breaking down our Escape Room event on December 18th, 2022. The event itself will take place from 12pm-4pm at the Alder Street Arena in Orangeville, Ontario. We are asking volunteers to be there two hours in advance of the event to provide hands-on assistance with assembling the clues of the escape room and also help with the food, beverage, and candlelight portions of the event. We hope you will consider joining us. If you need assistance with transportation or if you would like to sign up, please contact Julie Lipson to find out more!

    Hamilton Jewish Federation

    Counselors

    We are hiring counselors for our Winter Break sessions and our All year round program.

    Winter Break Requirements:

    • Experience working with children
    • Team player and willingness to participate in all camp activities
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Must be available for pre-camp training
    • Must be available from Dec 27 – Jan 6

    All Year-Round Program Requirements:

    • Experience working with children
    • Team player and willingness to participate in all camp activities
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Must be available on weekends

    Jewish Family and Child Services of Greater Toronto

    Homework Club Tutor at the FRC

    Purpose:

    • To provide elementary and secondary school students with online homework help.

    Required Skills:

    • Knowledge of school subject areas (elementary, middle and secondary)
    • An understanding of different learning styles
    • Patience and ability to reserve judgment
    • Ability to commit oneself on Zoom, to a specified time and duration of placement (the school year)

    Responsibilities:

    • Help children and youth with their homework and projects
    • Help children and youth prepare/study for tests/exams
    • Help several children and youth during the duration of the club
    • Provide ongoing meaningful feedback to the children and youth, and to the staff
    • Engage children and youth in educational activities and games when their
      homework is completed
    • Be responsible and consistent with meeting times of the Homework Club

    Time commitment:

    • On Zoom from 7:00-8:15 pm | September – June. Tuesdays helping secondary students or Wednesdays helping elementary students

    Training & Orientation:

    • An orientation from Jewish Family and Child Service is given by the Coordinator of Volunteer Services. On site resources and training is provided by Family Resource Centre Supervisor.

    Supervision & Accountability:

    • Directly supervised by the Homework Club Staff and accountable to the Coordinator of Volunteer Services. 

    ShadowLight & Southern NCSY

    Full Time Team Lead Educator

    About ShadowLight
    The Cattle Car: Stepping In and Out of Darkness is an immersive, 360-degree multimedia exhibit dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust.

    Created by young leaders, the exhibit is traveling to over 50 university and high school campuses throughout North America as part of the Hate Ends Now Tour in partnership with Southern NCSY. It aims to preserve the memories of the Holocaust as the number of survivors dwindle and their voices become increasingly muted. The exhibit, which is fully contained inside a full-sized WWII cattle car replica, will help tens of thousands of students learn from the past and make a difference in the present.

    With racism and discrimination on the rise and Holocaust education at an all-time low, this exhibit is timely. It is essential that we educate citizens about the terrible consequences of hatred and intolerance. As the world promised over 75 years ago, we must never forget.

    Responsibilities

    • Give tours of the exhibit
    • Create and provide the whole educational experience for the visitors
    • Provide a pre and post educational tour discussion, encouraging visitors to use critical thinking, and an understanding of social justice, diversity and acceptance.
    • Keep track of groups and make sure everything is running according to schedule
    • Travel with the cattle car exhibit throughout designated locations in the United States and Canada
    • Act as Team Lead including organizing the group, giving directions, interacting with stakeholders, answering questions and making problem solving in difficult situations

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Comfortable with public speaking
    • Takes initiative
    • Internally driven
    • Team player
    • Passionate about the Holocaust, social justice and education
    • Works well in a dynamic environment
    • Ability to travel
    • Accommodations and travels expenses are covered
    • Experience with education is preferred
    • Pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s Degree

    Compensation
    $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 based on experience

    If interested please contact Raizie Weissman: Weissmanr@ncsy.org

    Schwartz/Reisman Centre (SRC)

    JCC Membership Administrator

    At your core, you’re a superb community connector with a strong flair for helping people and providing exceptional customer service. Jewish culture, traditions, and a connection to Israel are evident in your passionate and friendly interactions. You are also able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. Your English language skills are superior, oral and written, and if you speak Hebrew and/or Russian it is a huge asset.

    This position shall augment our front-line Sales and Member Experience teams by providing the following essential administrative and sales support service functions:

    • Creating a welcoming presence and positive first and last impression and experience for all members and guests seeking assistance and/or using the J;
    • Building member/guest relations through positive, friendly, efficient and appropriate interactions;
    • Fielding inquiries and providing timely information in person, on the phone and via live-chat;
    • Processing membership account changes, daily billing and other day-to-day operational administrative tasks;
    • Resolving Complaints as needed and knowing when to escalate for assistance;
    • Supporting our Membership Sales Staff with outbound calls to members and prospective members, assisting with facility tours, and highlighting our unique selling features to members and prospective members as assigned. This position will include the opportunity to earn commissions in the future and would necessitate a comfort working with targets. It would be a great gateway into a Sales role if this is something you excel at and wish to pursue;
    • Providing Customer Service Desk Support to help in busy times only if needed.

     

    Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via e-mail no later than September 30, 2022 to: jeanette@srcentre.ca. Please clearly state the job title in your email subject line.

    Adath Israel Congregation

    Youth Engagement Specialist

    Beth Emeth Synagogue and Adath Israel Congregation – two of Toronto’s leading Conservative synagogues – are pleased to announce the creation of a new, shared programming position. The successful candidate will have the responsibility of creating deeper connections and engagement amongst our children, teenagers, and young family members through the delivery of meaningful experiential and ritual-based programs.
    This is an ideal position for those interested in pursuing a career as a Jewish community professional in the city of Toronto.

    This is an exciting, hands-on role, responsible for planning and implementing programs for families and their children, aged 0 to 18.
    Through innovative programs and a focus on relationship-building, the Youth Engagement Specialist will play an integral role in guiding children, teens, and their families as they grow in their own Jewish lives – religiously, culturally, and socially – with their synagogue at the center.
    The role will be split equally between the two synagogues and the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering both synagogue-specific and joint programs.

    This is a 40-hour-per-week job with flexible hours. The successful candidate will have the ability to create their Monday to Friday work schedule centered around program planning and implementation. The candidate should be available on Saturday mornings, occasional Sunday
    afternoons and/or weekday evenings, and on most Jewish holidays.

    Yachad

    Full time Program Coordinator and Part-time Program Coordinator

    Yachad Toronto is a thriving non-profit, international organization dedicated to providing inclusive social, recreational and life skills programs to teens and adults with special needs.

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Working under the direction and support of the Director of Yachad Toronto, the Program Coordinator will help create and implement a multitude of social, recreational and life skills programs that support individuals with special needs and their families. Programs include 4 afternoon programs for adults (3:30-6:30 p.m.) and 2 teen programs (5-7 p.m.) and special programs focused around the Chagim. Our programs are based in North York and Thornhill.

    QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
    • Energetic, optimistic, creative, and passionate about making a difference in the lives of people with special needs and the future of the Jewish community.
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills, written skills, attention-to-detail, accuracy, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a timely fashion.
    • Good leadership skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to work with and manage other staff members and volunteers.
    • Excellent customer service of both Yachad participants and their families.
    • Experience with people with special needs is an asset.
    • Experience in program development and implementation.
    • Good working knowledge of: Microsoft office, Zoom, Canva, Social Media and other online or database tools. Willingness to learn new Yachad database and online apps.
    • Must pass background and references checks.
    • Competitive salary and generous vacation days; including Jewish holidays and statutory holidays

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