Temple Micah is a warm, soulful, loving community of 640 member families in Washington, D.C. and is currently seeking an outstanding and thoughtful individual for an exciting position–Community Coordinator.
We are a synagogue that is dedicated to expanding the definition of the 21st century American synagogue. We are at once traditional and innovative, combining a good helping of time-honored ritual with groundbreaking, new approaches to Jewish life. We put a premium on creativity, experimentation and learning.
We’re looking for someone to join our collaborative, dedicated and fun–that’s right, fun!–team, taking on the important work of engaging the younger members of our community, spanning teens to young families, and everyone in-between. This position is for someone who cultivates communal connections, brings energy and vision to social gatherings, and values engagement among the younger people of the Jewish community.
Ideal candidates will understand– deeply–that taking a leadership position in the Jewish community is the truest embodiment of l’dor va’dor, generation to generation, a value that Temple Micah takes seriously and which we invest our resources, and of course, heart and soul.
We are not just interested in having you fill a role, we want to help you develop–intellectually, spiritually, and as a Jewish professional. In the past, this job has been filled by individuals who eventually went on to study at HUC-JIR, the rabbinical college of the Reform movement. While we do not think that the ideal candidate will necessarily have plans to continue on as Jewish professional, we do want someone who is interested in maintaining a deep commitment to the Jewish people.
The Community Coordinator will take primary responsibility for the programming for teenagers in 6th-12th grade, developing, organizing, and implementing programming for Temple Micah’s youth. Additionally, they will support and expand our 20s-30s work, including the current organization, Next Dor, and our thriving community for young families.
With the support of Rabbis Josh Beraha and Stephanie Crawley and Education Director Sharon Tash, the Community Coordinator will develop a portfolio based on their particular strengths and interests, in addition to the following key responsibilities:
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Ideal Candidates Are…
Temple Micah seeks diversity, equity, and inclusion in its leadership and staff. We invite applicants with diverse backgrounds, identities, and skills, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religious denominations, gender, sexuality, ability, and neurodiversity. Candidates should be open to working with a staff built upon these values.
This position will be a full-time, salaried position, will offer health insurance, and flexible vacation and sick time. While this role regularly requires working weekends and evenings, it is a 40 hour/week position and Temple Micah will work with you to develop appropriate time off.
The start date is flexible but the position is open NOW. Applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis. Salary is set at $50,000. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Community Coordinator ” to Rabbi Stephanie Crawley at email@example.com.