Work for Jewish Social Justice: January Job Round Up!

Emily Saltzman

This month there are a number of exciting postings ranging from summer program staff, development to community engagement and an executive director search. See the listings below for more information!

JOIN for Justice's Jewish Organizing Fellowship is recruiting emerging social justice leaders for our year-long, paid community organizing training program in Boston. The Fellowship is a professional development opportunity for Jewish young adults (ages 21-30) who are currently working as organizers or who are looking for jobs in the field. If not already employed, Fellows are placed in full-time paid jobs that address a wide range of issues including: the environment, labor, civil rights, health care, and interfaith cooperation. We seek Fellows who are eager to learn the theory and practice of community organizing and explore the connections between Judaism and social justice. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2015!

The Repair the World Fellowship deadline is fast approaching - January 31! Check out the program here and learn about their work in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Detroit and now Brooklyn!  

AVODAH is seeking year long Jewish Service Corps members to live and work in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC! Click here to apply!  Priority deadline is February 9, 2015!

The New Israel Fund/SHATIL Social Justice Fellowship sends 4-5 post‐college Jewish young adults to spend 10 months immersed in the movement for social change in Israel. Fellows receive a modest stipend and work for a year in Israeli NGO. Additionally, Fellows engage in monthly enrichment programs and periodic site visits to further develop their understanding of Israeli activism and their role as activists both in Israel and at home. Successful applicants must have excellent Hebrew language skills, or very good Hebrew with strong Arabic skills. For more information, including application materials, visit this link Applications due by Feb 8, 2015! 

The American Jewish Society for Service (DC) is seeking staff members to lead summer service-learning programs in Memphis, Louisville, and Oklahoma City. Staff members are entrusted with mentoring, educating, and supporting a group of 16 co-ed high school participants during their AJSS Summer of Service.


The National Council of Jewish Women is looking for several positions - Director of Marketing and Communications, Director of Major Gifts and Manager of Database and Development Systems

The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NYC) is looking for a Finance and Administrative Assistant

Slingshot (NYC) which works to strengthen innovation in Jewish life by developing next-generation funders and providing resources to leverage their impact in the Jewish community is looking for an Executive Director!

The New Israel Fund is looking for a Director of Outreach (Eastern US) and an Associate Director of Development (NY/Tri-State Area).

The Workmen's Circle (NYC) is looking for a Social Justice Social Media Assistant - use your Facebook and twitter skills for justice!

Jewish Youth for Community Action (Bay Area, CA) is hiring a Program Coordinator to support youth mentorship and advocacy trainings.

HIAS has several open positions including: 

Positions will likely keep opening in both in our New York and Washington, DC offices in the coming months. Open positions can always be found on the careers page of their website.