Vacancy for Youth Director

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The Jewish Agency’s Project TEN is an International Development volunteering and Jewish Service Learning program that operates 5 volunteer centers in various developing countries and Israel.

Young Jews from all over the world come to the center for 3 months at a time to participant in volunteering with the local population and a learn together in areas of international development, social involvement, identity and Jewish activism.

Requirements:

Professional background and proven success in managing a large and multidimensional educational/social project/institution/organization.

Education professional committed to social involvement, Jewish life and Israel.

Rich and varied experience in social activism.

Experience in managing volunteers and/or volunteer projects.

Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills

Ability to build and lead a team.

Complex project implementation and planning skills, including budget management and formative evaluation.

Experience in managing a project of young people in boarding school/community/shared accommodation conditions.

Excellent command of English (most of the oral and written work will be in English).

Ability to undertake hard work in a changing intercultural environment.

Ability to undertake a long term commitment (2 years).

Advantage: a degree in a relevant field – education, community management, Jewish studies, social work, sustainable development etc.

Advantage: familiarity with, time spent or past residency in the destination country.

The position is offered to both genders

Send CV to ten@jafi.org

(under the heading of: TEN Project director + location)

Only suitable applications will be responded to.