Director of Youth and Family Engagement
Temple Beth Am is a Reform Congregation, located in Jupiter, FL seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Family Engagement. We are looking for a driven individual who aims to make a positive impact in the life and experience of our youth and families. We work in a team environment and the position reports to the Education Director.
- Develop and build close relationships to connect with youth and their families
- Plan, organize, and supervise activities for K-2 Youth Group, Cochavim (3rd-5th grade), JAMTY Jr (6th-8th grade), and JAMTY (9th-12th grade) including holidays, field trips, social action, and weekend retreats.
- Oversee Tuesday Night for Teens (TNT), our post-B’nai mitzvah educational program
- Create and manage yearly calendar of events for youth department
- Coordinate Madrichim Program and JAMTY Café for Religious School
- Design youth group marketing and communication including phone calls, e-mails, social media, group texts, etc.
- Facilitate Parent Youth Advisory Committee meetings
- Foster leadership skills and mentor high school and middle school youth boards
- Maintain connection to youth group alumni
- Plan out-of-school-day opportunities for youth
- Collaborate with Education Director in planning and executing family programs.
- Implement programs including grade-based programs, parent workshops, school-wide celebrations, and social action opportunities.
- Strengthen connection of families to the greater Synagogue community including
- Coordinate outreach and engagement for young and unaffiliated families in and out of house
Administrative support (5 hours/week)
- Provide support to the accounting department through data entry of employee expenditure reimbursements, help prepare mailing of invoices and bills, and help with filing and maintaining records.
Experience & Qualifications:
- Must enjoy working with and building relationships with kids and their families
- Project a professional and welcoming image of the Synagogue
- High level of personal integrity
- Highly motivated and self-starter
- Prior programming and event planning skills
- Strong interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and time management skills
- Excellent communication skills; not afraid to pick-up the telephone
- Think creatively and innovatively
- Knowledge of Jewish culture, tradition, and practice
- Night/Weekend hours and travel with teens are required as programming dictates
- Excellent written, verbal, and math skills
- Computer proficiency in MS Office, tech savvy, and comfortable with social media
- Experience with Quickbooks and Salesforce, preferred but not required