Careers

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Community Services

Youth Educator

CHANA, a program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, has an immediate opening for a Youth Educator. This is a variable hourly position; as needed.

The Youth Educator will be responsible for creating, developing and facilitating programs for youth in the Jewish and secular communities around the topics of Healthy Relationships, Dating Violence, Sexual Harassment and Bullying. This includes also creating and preparing materials and PowerPoint presentations. This individual will meet with representatives from schools and youth groups to provide them with information on CHANA’s programs, as well as, maintain relationships with principals and counselors at schools.

Qualified candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience working with teen populations and a basic knowledge of domestic abuse literature. This individual must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentially, be receptive and accepting of guidance from others and have excellent communication skills. Superior interpersonal skills and being highly adept at creating and maintaining relationships with diverse groups is a must. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required.

Interested candidates should apply online. Resumes may also be sent to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.

Aging in Community Operations & Outreach Manager

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking an Aging in Community Operations and Outreach Manager to serve as a key role in furthering CHAI’s senior services. CHAI is committed to providing the support services senior adults need to remain independent, safe, and secure in the homes they cherish and the communities they love.

The Aging in Community Operations and Outreach Manager will focus on four main areas of the CHAI’s Aging division, which unites all of CHAI’s current programs and services and looks to create new community services and partnerships to serve older adults in the areas CHAI serves.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Outreach & Partnerships:

  • Develop relationships with other community providers of senior service to facilitate collaborative programming.
  • Build and expand partnerships with health care providers • Develop a vetted vendor list for Support Community Network (SCN) members.
  • Support efforts to market and promote Aging in Community division services.

Aging in Community Program Development:

  • Develop intake protocol.
  • Build a resource directory of senior services in the community, both within and outside The Associate system.
  • Explore additional options to support housing needs of seniors in our community, as well, as successful models of transportation for seniors in other communities.

Current AIC Program Support:

  • Together with the Director of Aging in Community, work to integrate current programs and services into the Supportive Community Network to broaden base of SCN support to all Aging in Community programs.
  • Develop systems to enhance efficiency.

Metrics:

  • Assist in development of division-wide metrics and outcomes reporting.
  • Assist in the developing a system for collecting and reporting data.

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through.
  • Superior interpersonal skills; highly adept at creating and maintaining relationships with diverse groups.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in gerontology, social work, public health, health administration, public administration, or a related field or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Relevant experience managing programs and services, participating in coalitions, or multiple partnerships.
  • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis a plus.

Interested candidates should apply online.

 

Executive Management

Chief Program Officer

The Pearlstone Center is seeking a Chief Program Officer with entrepreneurial leader with experience in nonprofit program management and expertise in Jewish and/or environmental education to lead programmatic efforts and guide a growing team of Jewish exceptional educators during this dynamic period of growth.

Pearlstone's educational programs are anchored in Jewish farm-based education utilizing crops, greenhouses, orchards, vineyards, and animals. Wilderness skills and farm-to-table cooking are also central, and throughout our programming we deeply integrate Jewish teachings emphasizing sustainability, justice, spiritual connection, and community. We work with many non-Jewish groups as well, including Baltimore City Schools and others.

As Chief Program Officer, you will supervise at least four full time employees, and will take part in strategic planning, program design, implementation, evaluation, staff recruitment and hiring, marketing strategy, fundraising, board engagement, and organizational partnerships. You will be a core member of Pearlstone’s management team, integrating programming with hospitality, agriculture, and sustainability activities, prioritizing staff sustainability and a vibrant, healthy workplace culture.

You must have:

  • Passion for and deep connection to our mission and values.
  • “People skills” for strong relationships with parents, children, fellow staff, lay leaders, and partners.
  • Expertise in program management and informal educational leadership.
  • Proven ability, over at least three years, to effectively train, lead, and supervise at least three full time staff.
  • A track record of sound judgment and effective problem solving in a fast paced environment.
  • Success over at least three years in managing budgets of at least $200,000, meeting financial targets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Desire and capacity to cultivate a pluralistic, inclusive and sustainable Jewish community and society.
  • Experience with Jewish education and farm, food, and/or outdoor education.
  • Flexible work schedule wherein evening, weekend, and Jewish holiday work is occasionally required.

Interested candidates should email their resume with the subject “Chief Program Officer”. In the text of the email, please share informally and briefly (under one page/~200 words) what draws you to this role and main relevant skills or experience. No formal cover letter necessary.

 

Marketing

Marketing Account Executive

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.

Interested candidates should apply online.

 

Development 

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. This professional is responsible for strategizing and setting goals with leadership and colleagues to implement programs and affinity based initiatives.

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. The individual will also partner with The Associated’s Marketing Department to form effective marketing, communications, and direct mailings.

Core Competencies:

  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional oral  and written communication skills.
  • Organized, task-oriented, with excellent follow through.
  • Highly adept at handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new database systems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two to three years’ experience in fundraising and database management.
  • Successful track record in providing administrative support and customer service.
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of The Associated; familiarity with Jewish culture is a plus.

Interested candidates should apply online.

Manager/Director of IMPACT

Are you energetic, creative and, strategic?  Do you have excellent relationships skills and enjoy event planning? Are you ready to make a difference? The Associated: Jewish Community of Federation is seeking an individual to join the Development Team and engage and steward young adults through the young adult division, IMPACT. This opportunity is commensurate on experience and will be offered at either a Manager or Director level. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, familiar with organized Jewish community and an advocate for engagement throughout Baltimore.

This individual will be responsible for cultivating new donors, engaging volunteers, and increasing campaign dollars through a variety of fundraising initiatives, programs and events. The individual will play a key role in monitoring and evaluating campaign activity to determine strengths, weakness and opportunities for enhancement. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting IMPACT Board, as well as, lay leaders by developing strategies for meetings and events.
  • Empowering and providing direction to current and future lay leaders so that they feel a high degree of ownership, involvement and responsibility toward fulfillment of The Associated’s mission.
  • Collaborate and strategize with The Associated’s Marketing Department to implement strategies.
  • Participate in all campaign events, phonings, and organizational events, as needed.

Core Competencies:

  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Exceptional oral communication skills and strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through.
  • Strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; an ability to forge partnerships.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience working in a non-profit organization specifically in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work Supervisory experience.
  • Successful track record in fundraising; demonstrated evaluation of strategies is a plus.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of The Associated, its’ programs and agencies.

Interested candidates should apply online.

Event Manager 

This individual will work closely with lead Development and Marketing professionals for all Associated events. The Event Manager will successfully develop and implement event timelines and work to ensure each event achieves The Associated’s standard of excellence.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work in partnership with Development and Marketing professionals to ensure appropriate fundraising and messaging is met.
  • Make recommendations to management and leadership to ensure quality is achieved and reflects the vision of The Associated.
  • Develop and implement event timelines, as well as, manage each event budget, including corresponding with vendors and negotiating contracts.
  • Prepare remarks and advise colleagues of timing and appropriate content to include in preparation for each event.
  • Organize deployment meetings prior to events and work with Development professionals to ensure engagement strategies are incorporated.

Core Competencies:

  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple high-level projects at once in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through.
  • Ability to envision, plan, and execute an successful event.
  • Highly adept at handling sensitive and confidential information.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree .
  • Two to three years’ experience in event planning.
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of The Associated; familiarity with Jewish culture is a plus.

Interested candidates should apply online.

Centennial Campaign Manager 

For close to a century, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has helped shaped Jewish life in Greater Baltimore, Israel and around the world. By responding to challenges and seizing opportunities, The Associated has effectively embraced the ever changing demographics and landscape to secure a bright future. In celebration of The Associated’s 100th anniversary, The Centennial Campaign will seek to embolden and inspire donors to join in investing in Baltimore’s Jewish future.

The Associated is a seeking a Centennial Campaign Manager to provide back office support for Major Gift Officers and Donor Officers in the cultivation and stewardship of key donors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support to the Chief Development Officer and key Centennial Campaign Professionals.
  • Conducting donor and prospect research.
  • Managing the Donor Relations Management System, as well as, developing and enhancing tracking and measurements within the database in partnership with the Donor Center.
  • Assisting in identifying potential donors.
  • Developing and preparing materials and information for meetings with prospective and current donors.

Core Competencies:

  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional oral  and written communication skills.
  • Organized, task-oriented, with excellent follow through.
  • Highly adept at handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new database systems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two to three years’ experience in fundraising and database management.
  • Successful track record in providing administrative support and customer service.
  • Strong knowledge of and commitment to the mission of The Associated; familiarity with Jewish culture is a plus.

Interested candidates should apply online.

 

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.

 

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

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