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Program Director, RSJ
Shalom Institute
34342 Mulholland Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265

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Program Director, RSJ

Program Director - Russian-speaking Jewish (RSJ) overnight camp (Camp Gesher), family camp, and youth and family programming

Looking for Program Director for Year-Round Experiential Jewish Education and Retreat Center to lead Russian-Speaking Jewish programs in Malibu, Ca.!

Seeking motivated, charismatic leader and experienced Russian-speaking Jewish experiential educator with overnight camp supervisory experience (preferably) and experiential Jewish education background to join the Shalom Institute team. RSJ Program Director coordinates and supervises all aspects (including camper and staff recruitment) of Camp Gesher, a residential overnight camp (one week summer and winter camps) for Russian- speaking Jewish children ages 9-16 from the West Coast- www.campgesher.org. RSJ Program Director also coordinates a RSJ family camp weekend and a holiday family fun day. Program Director will also help coordinate other Shalom Institute year-round programs. Must be fluent in Russian. We are looking for a hard working superstar with a great attitude and who is a team player.

This position is partially funded by generous grants from the Genesis Philanthropy Group and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Camp Gesher is operated by Shalom Institute in partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI).

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Please see job description. More detailed job description and requirements available upon request

Agency Information:

Shalom Institute aims to facilitate positive experiences grounded in Jewish values that foster community, cultivate leadership, inspire social action, nurture Jewish tradition and culture, and instill a responsibility for the environment.

Shalom Institute is a premier camp and retreat center for experiential Jewish education and Jewish camping. More than 25,000 people year-round are impacted through its diverse programs and services. Shalom Institute's programs include Camp JCA Shalom, a JCC residential camp for youth begun in 1951, a Camp JCA Shalom Day Camp held in West Hills, environmental education on the Shemesh Organic Farm, a Sherut L'Olam Teen Leadership Program, Camp Gesher, an overnight for Russian-speaking Jewish (RSJ) families on the West Coast, and Shemesh Enterprises, an employment initiative for adults who have developmental disabilities. As an experiential Jewish education center, Shalom Institute also offers full-service retreats and educational programs to schools and community organizations with services that include retreats, family camps, leadership trainings, adult programs, family days, service projects, and environmental programs.