Congregation Ansche Chesed Seeking Part-time Youth Director

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Congregation Ansche Chesed (251 W. 100th St. @ West End Avenue) is seeking a dynamic educator to serve as a warm, welcoming, and professional presence for families with babies through school-age children in our community.

The Family Program Director will serve as a resource and “connector” for AC children and their families.  S/he will have primary responsibility for designing and implementing family programming in the AC community (in-person and virtual), and will supervise administrative (e.g. calendaring, room reservation, ordering food, marketing, etc.) and programmatic aspects of each event.  Family programming at Ansche Chesed includes special programs for Jewish holidays, Family Shabbat Dinners, Chesed-focused opportunities, and community building social activities for different age cohorts. The Family Program Director will also supervise our team of Shabbat Children’s Services leaders.

The Family Program Director will serve as a key member of our Youth and Education team (alongside our part-time Youth Director and full-time Education Director / Associate Rabbi), and will provide support to other areas of youth programming and education as needed. S/he is expected to communicate and collaborate with the various key stakeholders in the Ansche Chesed community, including the Rabbis, Hazzan, Hebrew School, Yaldaynu Preschool, Youth and Family Programming Committee, Social Action Committee, and Board of Trustees, as appropriate.  With the supervision of the Associate Rabbi, the Family Program Director will evaluate existing programming, and bring fresh, innovative ideas to our staff, so that we can continue to provide relevant, meaningful programming to our families. During this current period of “Virtual Family Engagement,” s/he will connect with AC Youth and their parents, individually and in small groups, to keep our kids engaged, and connected to one another and to AC.

Hours and Compensation:

This is a part-time position, approximately 12-15 hours/week. Flexible summer start date (July 1 to August 15) until late June 2021. The compensation range for this position is $12,000 – $15,000 for the year.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Rabbi Yael Hammerman (  More information about the Ansche Chesed community can be found on our website:

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