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Witness Project Visual Arts Program Facilitator

Project Witness, brand new initiative for the JCC, run in collaboration with UJA-Federation of New York, is an intergenerational program for Teens and Holocaust survivors. The goal of the program is to connect high school students with Holocaust survivors in a meaningful way. Holocaust survivors are empowered by sharing their stories of strength and resilience and perpetuating their legacies to the next generation while students are inspired by what they hear and learn. This program will instill the memory of the Holocaust in the students’ minds and will create a new generation of witnesses. Ultimately, the students will serve as ambassadors and impart their experiences to the next generation.

POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:
The Witness project Visual arts Program Facilitator is responsible for facilitating and overseeing a student-led project that honors and represents the story of a survivor. The role involves mentoring and guiding a group of students, ensuring effective communication and coordination with a designated survivor, and supporting the overall goals of the program. This includes taking attendance, monitoring student progress, attending meetings, and participating in staff discussions to enhance program delivery. The aim is to ensure a meaningful and respectful representation of the survivor’s story while fostering a collaborative and supportive environment for the students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee a group of approximately 10-11 students and take attendance at each meeting
  • Be the main contact for 1 survivor, making sure they are aware of all program dates and details
  • Work with students to select the piece of their survivor’s story they would like to represent and monitor progress so it is ready on due date
  • Attend all regularly scheduled meetings (6p-8p), helping with setup and leaving meetings at the end (approx. 8:30p)
  • Attend staff meetings on Thursdays, beginning at 5p, and communicate with director on an ongoing basis for all program needs
  • Schedule and attend 2 home visits (this may be on a weekend and will be scheduled according to your availability)
  • Help with programming ideas and any special events

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development, Social Work, Education or other related field.
  • Experience with program development, planning and organizing activities
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Self-motivated leader who can work independently as well as with a team
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Prior experience leading a group a plus
  • Familiarity with Creative Arts

Contract (Sept-April) $7500-$8500

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