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Aging in Community Administrator

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the Aging in Community Division, with special focus on the Supportive Community Network (including Northwest Neighbors Connecting village) and the Senior Home Repair and Benefits program. The Administrative Assistant will answer calls from community members and partners, manage data, billing and support marketing efforts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer phone line and handle calls effectively; provide excellent customer service and follow protocol to triage needs and connect the caller accordingly.
  • Manage the billing process for the Supportive Community Network and Senior Home Repair programs; generate invoices, track payments and follow up as needed.
  • Enter data for Northwest Neighbors Connecting using Club Express platform; enter data on Senior Home Repair and Benefits using Excel and Access; collect, track and pull reports on program data.
  • Support division-wide marketing efforts by pulling together program information as needed.
  • Coordinate division scheduling and communication.

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Organized, task-oriented, with excellent follow through
  • Understanding and sensitive to the needs to seniors
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Thrive in a team environment and possess a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new database systems
  • Minimum of two years relevant experience; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Successful track record in providing administrative support and customer service
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of CHAI and it’s programs

Apply online


Community Outreach

Director of Community Engagement/Organizing

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, is currently seeking a Director of Community Engagement to support the goals of CHAI through neighborhood organizing and community outreach to the Fallstaff and Glen neighborhoods. The Director of Community Engagement will work collaboratively with the CHAI Community Engagement Staff and the Homeownership Team to develop and implement community based project and initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with neighborhood associations and groups to identify the needs of residents, plan and organize efforts to meet these needs and encourage homeowners to maintain and invest in their properties.
  • Coordinate and promote ongoing community cleanups, block improvement projects, events and neighborhood wide activities to enhance neighborhood pride.
  • Support projects within and between CHAI staff such as, loan and grant programs available at CHAI, Healthy Neighborhoods and resources through Baltimore City and Maryland State.
  • Build and maintain partnerships with other agencies, including local government and non-profit partners, to create interagency collaboration and to obtain services for neighborhood residents, including seniors.
  • Supervise the Fallstaff Neighborhood Multicultural Organizing Project staff and program, as well as, implement the objectives of CHAI’s Healthy Neighborhoods Glen Partnership.

Core Competencies:

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills; highly adept at creating and maintaining relationships with diverse groups, including lay board and committees
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through
  • Positive attitude and responsible work ethic
  • Basic literacy in Microsoft Office


  • Two years field experience or equivalent in community outreach, organization, community relations, or related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • At least one year’s experience working with diverse communities
  • Must be able to work flexible hours with evenings and weekends
  • Valid Maryland driver’s license, car and good driving record necessary

Interested candidates should apply online



Major and Planned Gift Officer

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has an immediate opening for a Major and Planned Gift Officer. This individual will work closely with the Senior Vice President of Philanthropic Planning and Services to direct programs for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of legacy and donor-advised fund and foundation donors. Incumbent will successfully develop and implement annual and long-range plans for all aspects of donor development in close collaboration with Senior Vice President of Philanthropic Planning and Services, Board leadership and other key stakeholders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Training professional development staff on the fundamentals of planned giving and opportunities for deepening philanthropic planning opportunities for leaders and donors
  • Developing and securing endowment commitments from younger donors, as well as, cultivating, soliciting and managing a portfolio of planned giving prospects, including donors and allied professionals
  • Promoting planned giving through direct and indirect mediums (i.e. seminars, targeted mailers, etc.) and explore expansion opportunities for marketing online and through electronic communication
  • Informing prospects of the basic elements of planned giving, as well as, working closely with donors and their professional advisors to help implement gift plans for maximum tax and philanthropic benefit
  • Keeping up-to-date on planned giving techniques and changes affecting charitable giving, including attending planned giving seminars
  • Coordinating and staffing related volunteer committees


  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years’ successful experience as endowment director or fundraising, Jewish Federation or related Jewish Agency preferred
  • Understanding of planned giving legal instruments preferred
  • Experience working with Board leadership and volunteer committees a plus
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, as well as, strategic planning and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Committed to the mission, vision and values of The Associated

Apply online today


Executive Management

Director of Economic Services

High profile position responsible for managing the provision of career services, service coordination and financial support for large human service agency. Must be able to plan/manage human and financial resources, ensure seamless delivery of services, help to identify community needs and respond creatively/effectively. Will serve as a member of the Executive Team in dealing with overall agency management/development, working directly with the Executive Director, Directors, Managers, Board/Community leaders.

Master’s Degree in a relevant field is required. Significant management experience at the senior level in the delivery of human services (vocational and service coordination/case mgmt.) Demonstrated success in developing new funding/partnership opportunities. Experienced in preparing, analyzing and managing large, complex budgets. Must be able to professionally represent the Executive in all forms of communication (internally and externally) Knowledge and sensitivity to Jewish values and customs required. Send resume to: JCS, Attn: HR Specialist, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 or Fax: 443-200-6108 or apply online


Human Resources

Benefits Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has an immediate opening for a full time Benefits Associate. The Benefits Associate will provide administrative support to the Benefit Manager.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide customer service to employees of The Associated and it's Agencies
  • Manage benefit billing internally and with outside vendors
  • Handle 401(k) retirement plan and compliance reporting
  • Assist with Annual Open Enrollment

The ideal candidate will have exceptional oral and written communication skills. Incumbent will have superior interpersonal skills and be highly adept at handling sensitive and confidential information. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or related field. This entry level position is ideal for a self-starter with a minimum of one year experience and a willingness to learn. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Experience with Ceridian Dayforce is a plus. Apply online.



Marketing Account Executive

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is looking for a Marketing Account Executive to join our dynamic team. The Account Executive is responsible for managing all the day-to-day marketing activities for internal Associated departments and/or Associated agencies’ and programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting with internal and external stakeholders to discuss and identify their goals, objectives and marketing needs.
  • Developing the marketing strategy/plan for the department, agency or program that is in line with the organization’s overall goals and objectives.
  • Creating marketing material, collateral and/or advertising campaigns in line with marketing plans.
  • Overseeing the department’s, agency’s, or program’s marketing budget.
  • Working closely with in-house or freelance designers/copywriters for brand or event marketing initiatives.
  • Monitoring and reporting on effectiveness of marketing vehicles.
  • Representing The Associated’s Marketing Department on a variety of committees with lay leaders and professional colleagues.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2-4 years of in-depth experience in marketing, advertising or communications. Agency experience desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • The ability to develop and manage strong relationships with professionals, leadership, other stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize a spectrum of needs and meet targets and deadlines.
  • Ability to perform well in a collaborative environment.

Apply online

Junior Graphic Designer

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is seeking a Junior Graphic Designer to join the Marketing department. The Junior Graphic Designer will work closely with the Creative Director and Marketing team to support our brand, design collateral and create event-related materials for use in the community.

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, 2-3 years of experience and be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidate will have strong design skills and be able to speak comfortably about design work and pitch creative ideas to internal teams. This position requires exceptional time management skills and the ability to coordinate the completion of projects with vendors and printers. Individual must be collaborative and demonstrate attention to detail.

Ideal candidate will also:

  • Possess familiarity with web and email design and production
  • Have strong knowledge of typography and trends
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Be energetic, creative, and be able to multi-task, prioritize and demonstrate initiative
  • Have familiarity with the Jewish community and/or non-profit organizations

Apply online today. Candidates are required to submit portfolio samples along with their resume or will not be considered.

Digital Marketing Specialist

The Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for the planning, execution, analysis and on-going optimization of The Associated’s digital presence. The position supports the organization’s overall strategic plans designed to drive fundraising and engagement. A successful candidate will play a critical role in planning and executing all web, SEO, email, social media and online fundraising campaigns.

An integral member of the Marketing team, this position reports to the VP of Marketing. This position requires a creative marketer and strong collaborator who embraces new technologies.

Qualified candidates will have 3+ years digital marketing experience. Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the VP of Marketing to develop and implement digital marketing strategies that advance our larger organizational marketing and communications goals
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Social Media Strategist to create innovative content and opportunities for engagement on our digital channels that will drive web traffic and improve ROI
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the organization’s website, updating and optimizing content, managing transactions and running reports
  • Educate the marketing team on digital best practices including calls-to-action, testing, deployment, performance metrics and more
  • Measure/analyze performance of all email, web activity as well as digital marketing programs; take action based on analysis; communicate results and action plans to stakeholders
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Build trust and maintain strong relationships with colleagues, vendors and partner agencies

Apply online today



Assistant Maintenance Director

Pearlstone Center seeks an Assistant Maintenance Director. This person will be responsible for the preventive maintenance and repairs of the facility, equipment and grounds of the Pearlstone Center. S/He will assist with completing preventive maintenance schedules and maintenance repair schedules and will engage in the scheduled tasks as required.

Strong preference for individuals with experience with, interest in, and/or enthusiasm for green building, energy efficiency and sustainability in general. Pearlstone is a green retreat center and environmental education center, and our maintenance approach reflects those values.


  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems a plus.
  • Knowledge of construction principles and standards.
  • Ability to schedule, plan and complete repair and renovation projects.
  • Ability to read building plans and schematic drawings.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Operate with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility to accept new responsibilities and direction as necessary.

Qualifications include: high school diploma; four years of experience in plant operations, construction and/or repair work; and a valid Maryland State driving license. Interested candidates should apply online


As Cook, under the supervision of the Executive Chef, the employee is responsible for assisting in: the quality preparation, presentation and serving of all food; ensuring timeliness and appropriate quantities; and the maintenance of a clean, sanitary, organized, safe and efficient kitchen environment. This position will require weekend hours.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three to five years of hands-on cooking experience and knowledge of kosher observance and Jewish style cooking
  • Three years of experience preparing food in large quantities, for 50-250+ people
  • Food service Sanitation Certificate (Serve Safe) issued by or accepted by the state of Maryland
  • Experience in a hotel/retreat center a plus

Task Dimensions:

  • Abide by kosher laws
  • Cleaning/Sanitation
  • Safety
  • Food procurement, receiving and storage
  • Inventory management
  • Food production
  • Guest service

Apply online.

Facility Associate

The Pearlstone Center, located in Reisterstown, is seeking a part-time/on-call Facility Associate to assist in the day to day operations at the Center. The two main areas of this position include food service and overall care and appearance of the facility including: meeting rooms, common areas, dining areas, kitchen, lodging rooms, bathrooms, and storage areas.

Candidate will be called upon to participate in catering services including table setting, serving, light kitchen prep and clean-up. Responsibilities will also entail housekeeping duties that include, but are not limited to, sanitizing and restocking bathrooms, vacuuming, window cleaning, and making beds.

Candidate must be extremely organized, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and possess the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional customer service is a must. All candidates must have reliable transportation as no public transportation is nearby Center. 

This position does not include benefits. Work schedule is as need and flexible, but will not exceed eighteen hours per week. One year of similar work experience is helpful, but not required and willingness to learn about the kosher food service industry. Apply here. 


Teen Programming

Program Associate for Teens

Jewish Volunteer Connection, a program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation has an immediate opening for a Program Associate for Teens that will focus on creating a strong culture of teen leadership development and volunteerism in the Jewish Community of Baltimore by providing a centralized entry point for volunteers. Incumbent will also be responsible for supporting innovative initiatives to encourage volunteerism, specifically focusing on teens and youth between the ages of 14-18, including the Students Taking Action for Change (STAC) and Teen Service Council (TSC) programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as primary staff person for STAC and TSC.
  • Coordinate volunteer placements for individual high school students and groups of high school students.
  • Develop and implement engagement and solicitation strategies for parents of teens involved in STAC and TSC.
  • Support the Teen Leadership program recruitment process, working with the JVC Teen Team and the Center for Teen Engagement at the JCC.
  • Integrate education about Jewish values into materials and programs.
  • Represent JVC within the Jewish Teen Professionals Network and work on larger community wide programming.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred. Qualified candidates will have at least one year experience in a related field; three to five years’ experience in the field of Jewish communal service is a plus. Individual must have strong interpersonal skills, be a strategic thinker, team player and be able to work closely with donors. Ability to work with a diverse group of people is essential. Candidate must have a strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of JVC and The Associate system at large. Apply online.

Director, Teen Innovation – Center for Teen Engagement

The leadership of the Center for Teen Engagement and the JCC of Greater Baltimore seeks a creative, energetic and innovative program director and developer to vision, build, and launch two new leadership development initiatives which are the foundation of the Center for Teen Engagement: a social innovation internship for teens and a professional development fellowship for teen professionals.

The Director is responsible for strategically managing and implementing the Baltimore Teen Innovation Internship, an accelerator program for teen social entrepreneurs to help them take their ideas for social change from vision to reality. The Director will also build and implement the Jewish Teen Professionals Fellowship, a leadership development and community of practice program for professionals dedicated to engaging teens in Jewish life.

The Director of Teen Innovation will be an entrepreneurial thinker with a quick, open mind and the drive to create new things at full speed and capacity. S/he will possess a keen understanding of the teen market and be well versed in diverse learning modalities for professional development. The successful candidate will have a track record of entrepreneurial program development and creation, the drive to push normative boundaries and the ability to look at traditional models with fresh eyes. Apply online


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