Congregation Tikkun v'Or has an opening for a b’nai mitzvah program coordinator starting
September 1, 2014.
This part-time position involves
close interaction with young people preparing to become bat or bar mitzvah, as
well as their families, through means such as:
tutoring of students in the months leading up to their bar or bat mitzvah
service (approx. 1.5 hours per week)
(currently Wednesday afternoon) instruction in Hebrew, prayers, Torah study, Jewish
values and ethics, and other subjects (approx. 2 hours per week)
students’ families to discuss the b’nai mitzvah program in general and
individual service logistics
services held during Sunday morning sessions for all children in the Religious School
of bar and bat mitzvah Shabbat services
assistance with other social and educational programming for teens
The ideal candidate will
demonstrate a mastery of Hebrew and Jewish liturgy; have educator
experience (preferably with children and
teens); be well organized; and enjoy interacting with both children and
parents. Music skills are a plus. TvO will work with the chosen candidate in
crafting a detailed position description that incorporates responsibilities
matching the individual’s strengths and interests. The average time commitment
will be 30 to 40 hours per month, with months during the school year generally requiring
a greater time commitment than summer months.
This position reports to the TvO
Board of Directors and collaborates with the temple’s Rabbi and Religious
School Director to ensure that the vision and policies of the b’nai mitzvah
program align with the Religious School program and the temple as a whole.
For all inquiries about the job, please email email@example.com.
This position is part-time and does not include benefits.
To apply, please send a resume
and cover letter to:
Committee, Congregation Tikkun v’Or, Ithaca Reform Temple, PO Box 3981, Ithaca
NY 14852, or <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Applications will be reviewed beginning July