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Israel Engagement/Program Coordinator
JCC of Youngstown
505 Gypsy Ln
Youngstown, OH 44504

Principal Responsibilities:

The Israel Engagement/Program Coordinator will contribute to the vision, mission, and values of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation by working with the JCRC in the development and implementation of programming and initiatives focusing on Israel education and advocacy and on combating antisemitism. This entry level position is the ideal role for a strategic thinker who has knowledge of and is passionate about Israel, combating antisemitism, and championing the Jewish community. The coordinator will work closely with existing staff to serve all Federation agencies, engage with professional and volunteer leaders in the Jewish community, connect and collaborate with diverse communities, and engage with government officials and broad-based community leaders to promote key Federation priorities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors' degree and/or 2+ years' experience recommended in related fields. Basic knowledge of current events and history of Israel and the Middle East. Knowledge and understanding of Jewish practices, customs, history, and community. Basic knowledge of the Jewish diaspora and current rise of antisemitism. Basic knowledge of government affairs and advocacy. Strong organizational skills, effective multi-tasker, and ability to meet deadlines. Ability to think analytically, communicate ideas, and develop solutions. Ability to work both independently and closely with others in a team environment. Hebrew fluency and an Israel experience (other than or in addition to Birthright) a plus. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new software programs as necessary.

Salary:

$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information:

Benefits include: