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Shinshinim Program Coordinator

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful: 

  • Supervise, manage, and foster a team of Shinshinim.
  • Connect Shinshinim with appropriate host families
  • Ensure cross-collaboration with professionals within the partnering institutions to better leverage resources and talent, including facilitation of a round table.
  • Expand connections with the Jewish organizations for programming, community-building and engagement.
  • Manage and develop connections with current and former host families – by often phone calls and social meetings.
  • Operate an opening, and “Thank you” events for host families.
  • Expand the host families’ network.
  • Strengthen both the individual Shinshinim and the collective of the group through collaboration on projects and social interactions of the group.
  • Help ease the Shinshinim into American culture and maintain open lines of communication throughout the year.
  • Program evaluation management, including data collection, analysis and visualization.
  • Create and run weekly professional training and development for the Shinshinim.

What You’ll Need To Be Successful:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Hard working and flexible in time.
  • Able to multi-task and must be collaborative.
  • Knowledge of Jewish educational environments and understanding of Israel and Israeli society.
  • Experience working in Jewish schools and/or the Jewish community, both formal and informal is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Israeli mentality.
  • Must be capable of working with a variety of audiences.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Knowledge and ability to use databases, computer spreadsheets, word processing and other basic programs.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in a non-profit organization or an educational system.
  • Valid work permit required.
  • Hebrew speaking is an advantage.

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