Youth Director

Youth Director

  • Part Time
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Closing date: Aug 1, 2018

Website Congregation Or Tzion

The Conservative Synaogue in Scottsdale, AZ

Congregation Or Tzion is a 425 family Conservative congregation in Scottsdale, Arizona seeking a part-time Youth Director.  We are seeking a creative, friendly and engaging Youth Director to be responsible for youth programming for our 4th – 12th graders. This individual will have the support of the synagogue staff and lay leadership.  They will work very closely with the Youth Commission.




Plan activities that are age appropriate and consistent with Conservative Jewish Values

Planning a balanced calendar of activities that consist of educational, religious, social action and social content (approx. 2 events per month, per youth group (Kadima, Jr, USY, Sr. USY))

Integrate programming that is coordinated with the synagogue calendar

Establish a strong sense of Tikkun Olam

Develop long range plans for youth groups

Supervising advisors, volunteers and event staff as needed

Handling administrative duties of Youth Department, including budgeting for events, fiscal year,

Timely publication and marketing for upcoming events

Projected timeline of each event with sign in and sign out logs and forms as needed

Assisting with broader synagogue programming and special events

Interviewing candidates for event staffing opportunities as needed

Recruit new members for the youth program and retain current enrollees

Serve as a role model to synagogue youth, by emphasizing the importance of Judaism and Jewish vales in your life

Develop future leaders by fostering teamwork, collaboration and strong relationships

Collaborate with other Youth Groups in the area

Attend all Youth Commission meetings


Strong Organizational Skills

Computer skills

Communication skills

First Aid, CPR Certification within 30 days of employment.

Demonstrated leadership skills.

Able to work with children, parents, staff and community leaders

All employment subject to background check.


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