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Youth Advisor @ Beth Tikvah Congregation

Beth Tikvah Congregation, a vibrant Reform synagogue in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with about 260 families, seeks a part-time Youth Advisor to oversee our dynamic youth programs.

Responsibilities include:  
● Serving as a positive role model and support for our youth, demonstrating a passion for Jewish learning and living. 
● Overseeing the Tween (6th-8th grade) and BeTTY (9th-12th grade) youth groups. 
● Recruiting and encouraging members' active involvement in the youth groups. 
● Coordinating the planning and chaperoning of religious, social action, or social programs yearly (5 for the Tweens and 5 for BeTTY), in partnership with the BeTTY youth board, including creating a yearly calendar each spring for the following year 
● Supervising the planning and chaperoning of 2-3 fundraising events per year, in partnership with the BeTTY youth board.  
● Ensuring that all youth programs and events are welcoming and safe. 
● Communicating with youth, parents and the temple community regarding all youth activities. 
● Maintaining a strong presence at NFTY events and our URJ-affiliated camp (OSRUI). 
● Collaborating with lay leadership and staff in creating positive experiences for our youth, including the creation and continuance of   partnerships between youth and adult committees. 
● Managing the Youth budget in conjunction with the Board of Directors Youth Co-Chairs. 
● Fostering leadership within our teens while nurturing their enthusiasm for their Jewish identity. 
● Weekly meetings at Beth Tikvah with Youth board-occasional virtual meetings can substitute 
● Ten hour/week average time commitment expected, most weeks from August thru June (not all onsite)
     ○ Weekly meeting with board
     ○ Youth events 
     ○ Planning activity
● Bimonthly/monthly communication to all youth families with upcoming events and plans via email

If interested, please submit your résumé to Bonnie Vozar, VP Education, Beth Tikvah Congregation, 300 Hillcrest Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 or at bonnie.vozar@beth-tikvah.org

 

Job Title
Youth Advisor
Organization
Beth Tikvah Congregation
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