Justice, Mishegas, Politics

Two Awesome Jobs

Two different, wonderful organizations are looking for people, Jews United for Justice are looking for a program director, and Rabbis for Human Rights- North America is looking for an Executive Director. Wish I was currently on the market. Scroll down for more info on each:
The first is Jews United for Justice in Washington D.C.
JUFJ Program Director
Job Description
Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) is a dynamic and growing organization whose mission is to lead Washington-area Jews to act on our shared Jewish values by pursuing justice and equality in our local community. We connect Jews and Jewish institutions with the tools and opportunities to make a difference and mobilize the Jewish community to act in solidarity with local social justice campaigns.
JUFJ works on a variety of local justice issues including affordable housing, worker and immigrants’ rights, and socially-conscious consumption.
The role of the Program Director is to manage all of Jews United for Justice’s programmatic work, including advocacy campaigns, community and holiday events, and educational programs, working in conjunction with volunteers, interns, and other staff to ensure its success. The full-time position reports to the Executive Director.
Major Responsibilities:
* Develop and implement organization’s overall programmatic & organizing strategy
* Organize, support, and empower volunteer leaders to plan and implement JUFJ’s programmatic work
* Manage relationships with JUFJ’s varied community allies, including labor, immigrants’ rights, community-based, and faith-based organizations.
* Partner with Jewish groups and institutions, including synagogues, to deepen JUFJ’s impact within the DC-area Jewish community.
* Provide logistical, administrative, and organizational support as needed
* 3-5 years of experience in community organizing or progressive political advocacy
* Strong interpersonal skills; ability to relate to people of all ages
* Excellent planning and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
* Excellent time management skills, with an ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
* Self-starter who can work independently and able to collaborate with others.
Additional Qualifications:
* Familiarity with the Washington area Jewish community
* Experience with social justice work in Jewish context
* Spanish language proficiency
* Jewish textual knowledge
Salary is commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to [email protected] .
Jews United for Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
The second job is with Rabbis for Human Rights- North America:
RHR-NA is seeking an Executive Director. Please download RHR-NA_Exec_Dir_Job_Posting here, which includes a brief job description, required qualifications, compensation and directions for applying.

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