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Teen Engagement Coordinator
JCC Chicago
30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606

Principal Responsibilities:

JCC Chicago provides programming opportunities for teens to create deeper connections to Judaism and their communities. The Teen Engagement Coordinator will work primarily with Jewish Student Connection, but will also have the opportunity to be a part of the following teen programs:

DAYS/HOURS:
Mid-August through Mid-June

Approximately 22 hours per week, Monday-Thursday 2:30-4:30pm (when JSC clubs meet) with the remaining hours flexible (based programming needs and supervisor input); additional hours could be available for family engagement programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum age of 18 years and high school diploma; previous experience with teens in a youth group, camp or teen leadership environment; demonstrated ability to be energetic and personable; a passion for working as part of a broader team of professionals dedicated to Jewish teen education and outreach; must be able to communicate with a varied audience including teens, parents, school staff and other JCC colleagues; Commitment to one school year highly preferred.

Candidates must be able to work some evening and weekend events and have the ability and willingness to travel locally, between city and suburbs with their own vehicle. Dependability, timeliness, flexibility and adaptability a must!

Agency Information:

We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose.

With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in very life we touch.

Led by our dynamic and forward-thinking Executive Team, JCC Chicago enriches lives and builds community through vibrant, meaningful experiences. We are a collaborative, dynamic, forward-looking team whose passion has a purpose. With Jewish values as our compass, we are moving JCC Chicago in new exciting directions that will strengthen our Jewish community, enrich generations, nurture friendships, respect traditions and bring out the best in every life we touch.

JCC Chicago is the largest JCC system in North America, with more than 800 staff in over 15 diverse locations across the metropolitan area. Our core program offerings include Early Childhood Education, Children and Family Engagement Programs, J at School, Sports & Recreation, Aquatics, Arts & Ideas, Day Camps and Overnight Camp.

In a time of growth and innovation, we welcome you to join us in building your career, as we build a stronger community.