The Garden of Remembrance (‘GoR’), the only multi-congregation non-profit Jewish cemetery in the Washington region, is seeking a full time Executive Director. GoR’s Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Memorial Park and ensuring that it meets the needs of those who have entrusted us with the interment of their loved ones. In this mission, the Executive Director is guided by GoR’s by-laws, Board of Directors, and the rules of the Memorial Park.
In just the last three years, GoR has added several Partner Congregations, doubled its capacity and embarked upon a number of new and exciting capital projects. In addition to ongoing management of the Memorial Park, our new Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the completion of these initiatives and planning future efforts.
The Executive Director is responsible for:
The position will involve constant communication with clergy, funeral homes, and families who have suffered a loss. The Executive Director drafts correspondence and reports. Patience, empathy, and strong interpersonal and writing skills are required.
Knowledge of Jewish customs and experience in non-profit management are desirable but not a requirement. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Competitive benefits package.