Director of Youth and Family Engagement

Temple Beth Am
Temple Beth Am
Employment Types:
Jupiter, FL, USA
45,000 – 50,000 USD per year
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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.


Youth Engagement

  • 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

Family Programming

  • 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
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