Careers

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Administrative

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

Registrar, Program & Membership Associate

The Edward A. Myerberg Center, a lifelong learning and recreation organization for older adults, is currently seeking a trustworthy, dependable administrative professional to support the Center’s efforts. The incumbent will perform a variety of membership, registration and program administration tasks related to the Center’s daily work, as well as, potential larger projects in the future.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the database
  • Process gifts, membership sales and class registration
  • Manage office registration for volunteers
  • Design new systems as needed
  • Assist in large-scale programs as needed
  • Manage all rentals
  • Serve as first point of contact for class instructors serving as liaison between Program Coordinator and Instructors  
  • Conduct membership tours
  • Create and manage membership retention plan
  • Interface with fitness department regarding fitness membership sales
  • Create quarterly membership appreciation events
  • Input and maintain membership records in database

Qualifications:

  • Proven expertise in customer service.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, and or two-years' related experience in administration, customer service and nonprofit sector.
  • Positive attitude and responsible work ethic
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Apps, internet research and experience with database management, Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Physical Demands: Sit for long periods of time

Interested candidates should 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

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Development

Director of Philanthropic Planning

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has an immediate opening for a Director of Philanthropic Planning. 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

Qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ successful experience as endowment director or fundraising, Jewish Federation or related Jewish Agency preferred
  • Understanding of planned giving legal instruments, as well as, experience working with Board leadership and volunteer committees
  • 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

Development Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore seeks a positive, highly motivated and articulate Development Associate. The Development Associate will serve a vital part of the Campaign Department, creating and implementing campaign strategies while addressing daily coordination of fundraising efforts.

The individual in this position will be responsible for cultivating new donors, engaging volunteers and increasing campaign dollars through a variety of fundraising initiatives, programs and events. The Development Associate will monitor, analyze and evaluate campaign activity to determine strengths, weakness and opportunities for enhancement. It is vital for this individual to stay on top of advancements and changes that are pertinent to raising money within the community. Individual will also partner with The Associated’s Marketing Department to form effective marketing, communications and direct mailings.

The ideal candidate will have: superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people; the ability to prioritize; organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through; strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; and an ability to forge partnerships. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree; minimum of three years' experience in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work; and effective written and oral communication skills. 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

 

Finance

Accountant

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking a full time accountant to help oversee the accounting needs of one or more Baltimore-based charities. This includes budgeting, financial statement preparation and analysis, related auditing and tax work.

Duties will include:

  • Perform operational accounting functions to maintain accurate general ledgers.
  • Assist in preparing timely and relevant financial reports on a regular basis, including preparing and reviewing different schedules and sub-ledgers
  • Prepare comparison reports between actual revenue/expenses and budgeted categories
  • Preparing schedules, reports and back-up materials for the audits
  • Assist audit firm staff in preparing IRS 990 for agencies as needed, including preparation of supporting schedules and working with agency staff to complete all questions on the IRS 990 Assist in agency and program budget preparation; prepare reports as requested
  • Analyzing and presenting financial reports to senior management, Board of Directors and lay leadership.

Qualified candidate should have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of accounting experience; Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and practical work experience (minimum of three years). CPA preferred but not required.

Other qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated experience in full cycle accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to prepare and analyze data.
  • Ability to perform independently but understands the importance of team dynamics.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and senior management 

Apply online

 

Marketing

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

Event Coordinator

The Pearlstone Center seeks a talented, passionate professional to join our Hospitality staff as an Event Coordinator.

Pearlstone is a dynamic and multi-faceted retreat center comprised of catering services, conference facilities, overnight accommodations, and Jewish environmental education. This Event Coordinator will focus on Event Coordination. Job responsibilities include:

  • Event coordination for retreat groups; includes the planning stages, execution, and onsite presence during group visit, while holding to the highest standards of customer satisfaction and professionalism.
  • Be responsive to group leader and other guests during their stay.
  • Work with EventPro software.
  • Work with Director of Marketing on sales outreach efforts.
  • Provide additional support in Front Office; general duties (answering phones, responding to guest and staff needs).
  • Lead role in booking and coordinating Campus Rental events (outdoor day-use rental facilities) – includes initial contact and sale, issuing contract, tracking return of signed contract and deposit, coordinating staffing for event, invoicing and payment collection.
  • Review summary reports from onsite supervisors and follow-up, as necessary.
  • Develop relationships and seek new business for Campus Rentals, with particular emphasis on large corporate clients.
  • Identify opportunities to expand the profitable use of the Pearlstone Campus.

Qualified candidates will have hospitality experience, outstanding work ethic, strong organizational and time-management skills, excellent attention to detail, outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English, excellent customer service, and a professional demeanor. Strong computer skills required, particularly the ability to adapt to industry-specific software. Apply online. https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15413701

 

Operations

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.

Skills:

  • 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

Cook

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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. 

 

Senior Services

Senior Home Repair Program Coordinator

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking a Senior Home Repair Program Coordinator to work with low income older adult homeowners and adults with disabilities to address home repair, safety concerns, home modifications and energy saving improvements. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with staff to maximize community resources including handyman services, volunteers and general contractors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate all service aspects of the Senior Home Repair and Modification programs, including: intake process, determination of initial and ongoing client eligibility for service, as well as, maintaining accurate records on clients served and preparing reports for key stakeholders.
  • Promote and manage home visits to find isolated seniors living in their own homes in need of home repair and modification assistance.
  • Assist in the coordination of Adopt-A-Neighbor Day and other identified home repair events.
  • Work in coordination with CHAI Aging in Community Staff and Jewish Volunteer Connection to develop volunteer opportunities to support CHAI’s Senior Home Repair program.
  • Closely work with Aging in Community staff to better serve clients and identify opportunities to expand home repair services to other senior populations at various income levels.

Core Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Able to work with a diverse group of people on a range of different projects including the ability to deal with difficult people and problems
  • Understanding and sensitive to the needs to seniors and people with disabilities
  • Collaborative, able to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in senior housing or similar field preferred
  • College degree in related field

Interested candidates should apply online

 

Teen Programming

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

Senior Associate, Teen Programming

Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC) is seeking a Senior Associate for Teen Programming to manage and supervise the JVC Teen Department. The JVC Teen Department builds the Jewish future by offering a variety of dynamic leadership and service programs for teens 11-18. The Senior Associate supervises two staff members and facilitates teen programs focused on social action and political advocacy, as well as hands-on volunteerism. The Senior Associate works closely with lay leaders and parents of teens and will work closely with community partners, including the Center for Teen Engagement at the JCC, to develop a holistic and visionary approach to the field of teen engagement.

The ideal candidate will be a relationship builder and must have a passion for youth work, volunteerism and instilling Jewish values. Qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred. A minimum of seven to ten years’ experience with programming, Jewish communal work and teens required. This position will require working evenings and Sundays. Some flexibility in schedule is available. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements via email to resume@associated.org.

 

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