2021 Summer Interns

2021 Summer Interns

2021 Summer Intern – Areyvut

Launched in 2002, Areyvut infuses the lives of Jewish youth with the core Jewish values of chesed (kindness), tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (social action). Areyvut offers a variety of opportunities to empower and enrich youth and make these core Jewish values meaningful to them. Our target audience is middle and high school students from all denominations of Judaism, all types of Jewish education and all levels of Jewish communal affiliation.

Areyvut seeks Interns – virtual, in person and hybrid- who are eager to actively use their passion, skills and talents to make a meaningful contribution, learn about the non-profit world and challenge themselves.  Interns will plan and implement events, create, develop and facilitate educational materials, programs and products.   This position is ideal for those interested in pursuing a career in education, Jewish education, non-profit, development, event planning, entrepreneurship and/or publishing.  Summer Interns will work under the supervision of Daniel Rothner, Areyvut Founder & Director.

Based on the success of last year’s approach and to accommodate and maximize participation, we are offering incredible flexibility.  Interns will have the ability to intern and volunteer based on their schedule and can choose in person, virtual or hybrid.

Sample Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop educational materials for Areyvut programs and resources including  National Mitzvah Day, the A Kindness a Day Calendar and #24HoursofKindness
  • Create infographics for holidays
  • Engage day schools, synagogues, JCC’s and other agencies in Areyvut’s programs, events and resources
  • Attend, support and facilitate fundraising events as necessary
  • Serve as an ambassador and advocate for Areyvut in the community
  • Provide general administrative support to Areyvut

Key Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Current high school, college or graduate student
  • Relevant experience developing, facilitating and/or implementing creative Jewish and/or educational programming (experience with service learning, teen philanthropy, summer camp and/or experiential education STRONGLY preferred)
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing and editing skills
  • Solid organizational skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Creativity and flexibility
  • Capacity to work both independently and as part of an entrepreneurial team
  • Commitment to professional growth and learning
  • Passion for Areyvut’s vision and mission
  • Integrity, loyalty and honesty

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume as a PDF to daniel@areyvut.org.  Please include “Summer Intern” in the subject line. Only e-mail submissions will be accepted.  Interviews will take place virtually.

 

 

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