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4 Aug 2021

Full-Time Jewish Living Coordinator

Jewish Foundation for Group Homes – Posted by JFGH Rockville, MD

Job Description

We are seeking a creative, energetic, motivational, and organized individual to become our new Jewish Living Coordinator (JLC). The JLC position is a full-time exempt position. It will impart Jewish values and traditions throughout the organization by coordinating the observance of Jewish holidays and lifecycle events for JFGH residents and participants; creatively educating and engaging staff at all levels and at multiple locations about Jewish identity, rituals and traditions; and building and maintaining partnerships in the Jewish community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all Jewish living standards and Jewish holidays and events for JFGH
  • Raise the level of understanding of Jewish traditions and values through creative and innovative ways that educate and engage JFGH residents, participants, and staff
  • Teach monthly Jewish Living orientation class for all new staff hires
  • Provide ongoing training on Jewish traditions and refresher training, as needed, for staff at all levels
  • Ensure compliance with Kashrut standards at JFGH homes
  • Regularly visit JFGH homes in Montgomery County, MD, and Fairfax County, VA to engage with residents around Jewish traditions
  • Staff JFGH’s volunteer Jewish Living Committee
  • In partnership with JFGH’s Development and Communications Department, build and maintain partnerships throughout the Jewish community (e.g., coordinate with synagogues for holiday services, events, and other programs)


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong knowledge of Jewish religion, holidays, and traditions
  • Experience with staff training and engagement
  • A minimum of three years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to celebrate during some Jewish holidays
  • Flexibility to work normal business hours, evenings, and weekends, as needed
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Strong commitment to and passion for supporting people with disabilities

In addition to a friendly productive work environment, JFGH offers excellent benefits including health insurance, 403B retirement plan, mileage reimbursement, flexible hours, work cell phone, and federal credit union options.

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Job Categories: Non-Profit. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 38 days.

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