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Youth Director

Young Israel Shomrai Emunah (YISE) is a dynamic, multi-generational centrist Orthodox shul located in the Kemp Mill neighborhood of Silver Spring, Maryland with over 500 member families. We are proudly comprised of broad range of Orthodox hashkafos from modern through yeshivish. Under the guidance of our Mara d’Asra, Rabbi Dovid Rosenbaum, and new Assistant Rabbi Yosef Postelnek, we continuously strive to make our Shul a welcoming place that meets both the religious and social needs of our diverse membership. Our community includes hundreds of Jewish children under age 18 who enjoy a wide range of children’s programming throughout the year.

About the Position

The YISE Youth Committee seeks an energetic, creative, resourceful, talented and experienced youth
professional with excellent leadership and organizational skills and a desire to inspire the next
generation through a wide range of informal educational activities. Strong interpersonal and
communication skills required. Educational credentials strongly preferred.
The position begins on July 1, 2021 and requires 22-25 hours per week. Competitive salary based on
experience.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Coordinate Shabbos and Yom Tov morning youth groups including tefillah, parsha, appropriate
games, and refreshments for youngsters, ages two years through grade 4. Recruit, train and
supervise a staff of youth leaders.
2. Develop and implement an ambitious calendar of year-round events—2-3 activities per month--
for pre-school children through high school adolescents Family programming is also
encouraged.
3. Work to engage new families in our Youth programming through personal interactions, social
media, website enhancement and other communication vehicles.
4. Collaborate with the YISE Youth Committee to create a youth budget, calendar of youth events
and a youth database.
5. Work closely with our Rabbi, Assistant Rabbi, Youth Minyan Rabbi and key committees within
the Shul.

Location: Silver Spring, MD

For More Information, please contact Debbie Katz youthdirector@yise.org

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