Job Opportunities

Director of Development and Community Outreach, Baltimore Yachad

Seeking director of development and community outreach to develop broad community relationships and financial development to achieve the goals of the organization, under the direction of the Director, National Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, maintaining and increasing donor relationships
  • Coordinating and implementing development efforts in regional area
  • Increasing Yachad awareness in region and donor relationship
  • Planning, development and implementation of community events
  • Work collaboratively and supportively with Yachad program staff
  • Provides direction to staff, regarding professional growth and improvement of performance
  • Programming duties when advised by the Director, National Yachad
  • May be required to help out and take part in other activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
  • Three years of experience, preferred
  • Knowledge of social services and working with people with disabilities
  • Computer skills and proficiency with programs such as Microsoft
  • Experience with principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, and training
  • Experience and knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership technique, coordination of people and resources.

This is a Full Time position and requires some meetings out of the office and some travel.

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Elizabeth Fishel.

 


Chapter Coordinator – Detroit Yachad

Seeking a part-time chapter coordinator to work alongside the Chapter Director to assist in organizing and facilitating Jewish inclusive social educational and recreational programs for individuals with special needs within the Detroit area.

Responsibilities include:

  • Program development and promotion
  • Community outreach
  • Relationship building with community day schools and synagogues

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be responsible, highly motivated and possess excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Experience working with the special needs population preferable

Submit your resume to Rachel Tinman, Director, Detroit Yachad. 

 


Web Developer, YachadGifts.com

Seeking an individual responsible for programming and designing all visual and technical aspects of Yachad Gifts, in which custom gift baskets for a host of different occasions are designed, packaged, and sold, by individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and editing code for the website
  • Graphic Design
  • Implementing graphical images into the website
  • Continuous SEO, research, analysis and optimization to ensure greater exposure, diversity and accessibility
  • Social media
  • Editing Photos

Qualifications:

  • Must be highly organized and able to work under a deadline
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong knowledge of CSS, PHP, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, MySQL, Dreamweaver,
    Photoshop/Illustrator and Fireworks
  • Previous experience in web development.

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Stuart Gourdji.

 


Production Assistant – Gift Basket Business, YachadGifts.com

Seeking a Production Assistant for Yachad Gifts, in which custom gift baskets for a host of different occasions are designed, packaged, and sold by individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating logistical aspects of the Gift Basket business, including production, delivery, and overall efficiency
  • Designing gift baskets
  • Drafting a timescale for the job; ensuring orders are produced, delivered on time and are of good quality
  • Customer Service Responsibilities
    • Answering customer product and service questions
    • Resolving any product or service related problems

Qualifications:

  • Must be highly organized and able to work under a deadline
  • Strong Interpersonal, leadership, communication and training skills
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Previous experience in production/business management strongly preferred
  • Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred, but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Stuart Gourdji.

 


Salesperson – Gift Baskets, YachadGifts.com  

Seeking a Salesperson for Yachad Gifts, in which custom gift baskets for a host of different occasions are designed, packaged, and sold by individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prospecting and targeting in key markets
  • Cold calling and emailing
  • Setting up sales meetings and doing presentations 
  • Travel 
  • Preparing proposals, tracking, and negotiating deals 
  • Providing updates at weekly sales meetings 
  • Providing ideas for “growth”

Qualifications:

  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication
  • Must be highly organized and able to work under a deadline
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication 
  • Strong Interpersonal, leadership, communication and training skills 
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills 
  • Previous experience in sales strongly preferred 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Stuart Gourdji.

 


Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Yachad (Brooklyn, NY)

Seeking efficient, organized, office manager with professional telephone and advanced computer skills to work within special education school environment; to systematize records, schedules, calendars etc., and to serve as liaison to NY State DOE, OPT and Govt offices, and other available programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the day-to-day functioning of a nonprofit organization
  • General administrative projects
  • Assisting with organization billing functions and managing timely payment of bills
  • Assisting families of developmentally disabled individuals in acquiring funding from various state-run programs
  • Following up with funding agencies on the application progress of our individuals
  • Fostering relationships between Yachad and potential new families
  • Tremendous room for growth within a growing organization

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Some bookkeeping experience preferred
  • A desire to improve the lives of individuals with special needs
  • Familiarity with Medicaid Waiver and ACCES/VESID services helpful
  • Some clerical experience preferred

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji.

 


Yachad Vocational Coordinator (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating logistics of the Vocational Program
  • Responsible for accurately documenting client’s schedules
  • Managing Schedules of staff and clients
  • Conducting and following up on intakes
  • Keeping up to date with billing and regulations
  • Desire and motivation to work towards the growth of programs
  • Compiling, Collecting, and Organizing routine paperwork
  • Monitoring individuals goals and progress

Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Strong reading and writing skills
  • Flexible
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient
  • Willingness to work in various locations throughout the day

Position is currently Part time – up to 28 hours/week.

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji.

 


Yachad Job Coach (Brooklyn and Manhattan)

Position is available in Brooklyn/Manhattan – up to 28 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Job Coaching and training at various work sites
  • Life skills training
  • Providing social skills training
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others

Please email inquiries or send resume to Jack Gourdji and Chavie Kahn.

 


School Psychologist, Yachad – IVDU

Seeking full-time School psychologist to work as a team member to create, implement, manage and coach school-wide as well as individual behavior systems within a school for children with special needs. Must have clinical and assessment experience.

Please email inquiries or send resume to GourdjiJ@ou.org.

 


Direct Care Workers/Job Coaches needed

Positions available in Brooklyn – up to 28 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Job Coaching and training at various work sites
  • Life skills training
  • Providing social skills training
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others

Please email your resume to coopermand@ou.org.

 


Boys High School Mathematics, Science and Computers teacher

The Marilyn David IVDU Upper School in Flatbush is seeking a dedicated teacher to teach High School boys mathematics, science and computers.

Candidate should be passionate about teaching, able to differentiate and committed to helping each student reach their potential. Hours are 8:30-3:45, consideration will be given to part time applicants.

Please email your resume to kahnc@ou.org.

 


Yachad Day Habilitation Workers

Position Summary: Work with individuals out of Brooklyn facility and at job sites in order to help them increase independence and work towards personal goals. Positions available in Brooklyn and Manhattan—up to 28 hours/week.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working one-on-one with individuals as well as leading group sessions
  • Job Coaching at training and various work sites
  • Monitoring individuals goals and progress
  • Providing social skills training in individual and group settings
  • Training individuals to independently navigate public transportation systems

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Ilana Rosenbaum at (646)-459-5188 or rosenbaumi@ou.org.

 


Yachad Community Habilitation Workers

Work one-on-one with developmentally disabled individuals in order to facilitate community inclusion and work towards personal goals. Part time positions available in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island. Schedule is very flexible, evening and weekend hours available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with individuals in their home or out in the community
  • Planning and implementing activities that help foster independence and promote community involvement
  • Helping individuals develop social and relationship-building skills
  • Supporting individuals in developing and achieving personal goals
  • Completing paperwork to track an individual’s monthly progress and monitor their work towards specific goals
  • Modeling productive and appropriate behavior for the individuals you work with

Job Requirements:

  • A desire to work with adults with disabilities
  • Ability to provide positive motivation to others
  • Must be caring, dedicated, responsible, and patient

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Ilana Rosenbaum at (646)-459-5188 or rosenbaumi@ou.org.