Work for Jewish Social Justice: May Job Round Up!

Abby Levine

This month's job roundup highlights the diversity of our movement, the breadth of skills necessary, and the innovation happening at different organizations. There are also several fellowship and internship opportunities, listed below.


AJWS is hiring for positions in San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Bend the Arc is hiring for a Southern California Regional Director and a Senior National Organizer (NYC preferred).

Hazon is hiring for multiple positions in New York, San Diego and Falls Village, CT. They are looking for:

HIAS is hiring for multiple positions in NYC and Washington, DC, with more likely opening up in coming months. One interesting position is for a Special Assistant to the VP of Community Engagement.

J-Teen Leadership is looking for a Program Director/Leadership Coach in White Plains, NY.

JCPA is looking for a Program and Communications Associate in NYC. 

JCUA is hiring a Director of Development in Chicago, IL. [NEW!]

JOIN for Justice is looking for an Operations and Development Officer in Boston, MA.

Mazon is hiring for a Program Director in Los Angeles and a Legislative Assistant in Washington, DC.

NCJW is looking to fill a number of positions, including a Legislative Associate in Washington, DC and a Director of Marketing and Communications.

New Israel Fund is looking for a Development Associate in Los Angeles and a Chicago Regional Director.

T’ruah is hiring for two part-time positions in Israel to oversee their program for rabbinical and cantorial students: a Rabbinic Educator and a Program Manager. [NEW!]

Union for Reform Judaism is hiring for many positions, particularly in youth engagement. One interesting opening is for Vice President/Audacious Hospitality in NYC.


The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity for young adults ages 21 to 26 who are passionate go-getters and ready to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address education and food justice, explore how Jewish values inform social justice work, and serve in a dynamic city. The next deadline to apply is May 31, 2015Apply now

Are you looking to do something meaningful with your summer? The American Jewish Society for Service (AJSS) is seeking staff members to lead service-learning programs in Memphis, Louisville, and Oklahoma City for 2-7 weeks. Staff members are entrusted with mentoring, educating, and supporting 16 co-ed high school participants during their AJSS Summer of Service. Applications and more info are here. 

Or Tzedek: Teen Institute for Social Justice, a program of the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA) is seeking junior and senior staff for our 10-day urban immersion summer program in Chicago, IL, for Jewish high school students (grades 9-12).  JCUA is seeking dynamic individuals to help facilitate, support, and guide our teens through this exciting and transformative summer program.  Staff members are responsible for creating an environment that helps build self‐esteem and that is warm, welcoming, friendly, and completely inclusive. During the program, staff members will live on site with participants. For the full job description go here and learn more about the program here:

Eshel is looking for a MSW intern, rabbinic or other student intern (stipend provided) in their Los Angeles office. This intern will help create a community of LGBT Orthodox people, allies and family members in the Los Angeles area.  The Eshel intern will implement and manage programs designed to outreach to Orthodox Jewish communities to provide support, awareness building, counseling. The intern will also field calls coming through JQI’s warmline. Contact Miryam Kabakov ([email protected], 917-553-3029) for more details.