Teen Program Coordinator

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Jewish Family and Children’s Services is looking for a vibrant and creative program coordinator to work in YouthFirst, our teen department, in our Palo Alto office. We would love to harness your innovation, energy and commitment to cultivating Jewish leaders. YouthFirst helps teens develop the necessary life skills to move into young adulthood smoothly, successfully, and responsibly through a Jewish values-based lens. Our innovative programs include Jewish service learning, leadership skills development, and internship opportunities coupled with career exploration.

Our Program Coordinator must have a high level of energy, and demonstrated success running Jewish teen programming. Our ideal candidate will have experience in service learning and career exploration.

 

Required background:minimum 2 years working with teens in a Jewish formal or informal educational or volunteer setting

·         Knowledge of positive youth development programming and principles

·         Excellent networking and outreach skills, including ability to clearly present program goals and work collaboratively with diverse staff

·         Experience facilitating large groups

·         Knowledge of Jewish traditions, holidays, and customs; knowledge of Jewish organizations in            the area

Please refer to the JFCS website for a fuller description of the position. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you’d like to join the YouthFirst team at JFCS and how your background makes you an outstanding candidate to lindak@jfcs.org with “YouthFirst Coordinator – Palo Alto” in your subject line. This is a full-time benefited salaried position.

To apply for this job email your details to lindak@jfcs.org