GrowTorah Program Coordinator



Administration, Operations · Full-time
Teaneck, NJ, USA
51,000 – 60,000 USD per year
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023


The GrowTorah Program Coordinator is a new position for a detail-oriented project manager and planner. The position reports to Sara Just-Michael, Co-Executive Director, and will have additional responsibilities that cross into other departments, generally delineated in our organizational chart using a MOCHA framework. We anticipate a steep learning curve as we expand this role, but the right candidate will approach this with empathy, flexibility, and appreciation for iterative processes.

Ideal Candidate:

A team collaborator, a skilled systems-thinker and problem solver who meets deadlines and works well under pressure with expertise in managing and completing multiple project assignments with competing priorities.

Requirements and skills

  • Experience as program coordinator or similar role
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Tech savvy, independent fast learner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Able to work in various settings - both individually and as part of a collaborative team
  • Open to learn about gardening, farming and the environment
  • Laughs often and shares joy with others
  • Embraces GrowTorah’s growth mindset for professional development
  • Is fluent in or willing to learn Slack, Google Suite, Zapier, and many other tech tools
  • Has the confidence to apply even if they do not fit all these criteria!

Core Responsibilities

  • Oversee project management within the Program department
  • Support planning and coordination of all programs and events
  • Create systems to keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly
  • Materials and logistics management for Camp GrowTorah
  • Create & manage systems for tracking and evaluating all programs

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist with marketing & communications for all programs
  • Support with development of program operations systems
  • Manage shipping and inventory at GrowTorah HQ

Working Hours & Location

  • This is a full time, year round position
  • Hybrid: This includes remote and in-person work at various partner sites across NYC metro region
  • Working hours are generally 9am-5pm with a few weekend and evening exceptions. Notice will usually be given in advance of these situations.

Employee Salary:

$51,000 - $60,000 Annual salary, based on experience

Employee Benefits:

  • Health Insurance coverage with 75% employer contribution
  • Simple IRA option with up to 3% employer matching
  • GrowTorah is closed for all legal & Jewish holidays (including chol hamoed)
  • Paid Time Off: 14 vacation + 7 personal days
  • 1pm winter Fridays, 3pm summer Fridays
  • Stipends and reimbursement for transportation when applicable
  • Stipends for home office, tech hardware, professional development, & wellness

APPLICATION TIMELINE (Subject to change):

  • Applications: Through March 1, 2023
  • Interviews: on a rolling basis through March 24, 2023
  • Job Offers: by April 4, 2023
  • Position Starts: As soon as possible

About GrowTorah

GrowTorah develops experiential & environmental Torah education programs for Jewish institutions. Our mission is to cultivate a more passionate, compassionate, and sustainable future driven by Torah values. Our school gardens, workshops, farm camp, and internship programs aim to strengthen and build a global movement towards a just food system and environmental sustainability, enhancing Jewish identity and community.

GrowTorah is an equal opportunity employer.