Location and Job Title:
BJTI Program Coordinator
6007 Oreg Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
Organization: Boulder Jewish Community Center [Boulder JCC]
Job Title: Boulder Jewish Teen Initiative (BJTI) Program Coordinator, 40 hours/week
Department: Programs; Reports to the Director of Camp, Teens and Youth
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Salary: $39,000-$41,000 based on experience
The Boulder Jewish Teen Initiative (BJTI) is searching for a dynamic and experienced
individual who can help us grow and continue the successful work we carry out
engaging Jewish teenagers. This position requires both evening and occasional
weekend work. Prior experience working with teens and group facilitation experience
is preferred. Candidates should have strong communication skills working with both
teens and their parents. This is a fast paced work environment with multiple
programs and events a week.
Establish relationships with our community's teens through BJTI programs
Manage and grow relationships through ongoing communication (text, social
media,etc) one-on-one meetings, formal mentorship.
Recruit new teens to our programs (including attending or participating in
community wide events)
Build relationships with teens and identify potential future leaders
Donor identification and working with development team to secure new
Program Execution and Development
1. High School Clubs: Work directly with the High School Club presidents to
create and implement programs for weekly or bi-weekly Jewish Culture
Club meetings (programs are created based on the Jewish holidays,
Judaism, Israel, Current Events/Hot Topics, etc.)
a. Attend and support high school club meetings that take place
(currently at Fairview, Boulder, Monarch, New Vista, and Dawson)
b. Oversee the purchase of all food and materials needed for clubs
c. Maintain relationships with the faculty sponsors
d. Communicate with teen club leaders
e. Create all educational materials needed such as quizzes, games,
f. Support the club leadership's iImplementation of the
g. Expansion to new schools
2. 8th Grade Program & 9th Grade Program: Manage weekly sessions
a. This includes setup/breakdown, facilitation, coordination with
outside facilitators, curriculum generation, participant
management and follow up with families
b. Recruitment and outreach for future program cohorts
3. Teen Advisory Board: A monthly meeting for student leaders from the
clubs to learn and practice leadership skills and collaborate with each
other to create programming. You will also support the Social Program
4. School Break Camp: Support the school break camp program, roughly
once a month for kids 5-12 years old.
5. Afterschool programs: Your support may be needed to support our
afterschool programs for kids.
6. LIT program for JCC Day camp: Develop program for counselors in
training for camp. Recruit teens to participate. Working with camp
leadership, manage the training and camp experience for teens.
Communication and Marketing
Work with the Marketing Team to keep BJTI website up-to-date Jewish Teen
events from across Boulder. Have an active and engaged BJTI presence on
social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Google Hangouts, and
Groupme) to promote all BJTI events, and to stay connected with the teens on
a regular basis. Send out a monthly newsletter advertising upcoming BJTI and
This position may require you to select, train and supervise all facilitators to
provide additional support and areas of expertise for the NaviGate and
Additional support may be needed to fully engage our high school clubs. You
will find, train and support those facilitators or internal staff people.
Reliable personal transportation
Available on Tuesday evenings until 8 pm
Organized and detail oriented
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency or fast learner in software such as Google Apps for Work, Microsoft
Office Suite, Instagram, Facebook, and marketing platforms (SalesForce,
Ability to multi-task and synthesize information about multiple ongoing
projects in an articulate, concise manner
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
ABOUT THE BOULDER JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
The Boulder Jewish Community Center's [Boulder JCC] mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy.
In 2016, the Boulder JCC completed building its new 52,000 square foot facility sitting on a beautiful 10-acre campus in East Boulder. As a community convener and one of the central addresses of Jewish life in Boulder County and beyond, the Boulder JCC prides itself on offering a wide array of community programming including one of the best Boulder preschools, day camps, after school classes, and arts and culture programs and serves infants, toddlers, youth, families, teens, young adults, and adults. The new Boulder JCC further fulfills its mission by being a primary destination for all of Boulder County as a place for meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other community events.
The staff at the Boulder JCC is hard working, collaborative, passionate, and committed to mission. The team is driven by a desire to serve the community broadly and deeply. The organization continually strives to improve its delivery of content and services with a focus on its values. The Boulder JCC endeavors to hire individuals who are committed to the JCC's values, believe in the power of community, and want to help grow a dynamic organization.