Job Opportunities

Regional Administrator, New England Yachad

Seeking a strong and organized leader to oversee the efficient and professional operation of the organization and supports its overall mission of inclusion at programs and services for individuals with disabilities and special needs. The Regional Administrator reports to the Director and collaborates closely with all New England Yachad staff and core staff at the national headquarters.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the organizational budget and assist with development reporting and solicitation campaigns
  • Oversee Human Resource activity including on-boarding new employees, timesheets, invoices and paymentsLiaison between national headquarters staff as well as Director and staff
  • Advise, support, train and guide staff on Management Accounting and Retrieval System (MARS)
  • Oversee the database tracking for calendars, membership, accounting, donations
  • Conduct monthly expense and invoice reconciliations with bookkeeper
  • Prepare, calendar and lead monthly staff meeting, Board of Directors meeting preparation
  • Support recommendations of Director
  • Administer outsourced vendor relations in marketing, data, bookkeeper, organizational merchandise and other purchasing
  • Regularly speak with program participants, family members and volunteers
  • Continually pursue streamlining and professionalism in all areas of team growth and development
  • Maintain an atmosphere of communication, collaboration and respect among our extraordinary team.

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to manage, motivate and empower others to achieve outcomes
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • A desire to evaluate our efforts and think critically about our work, with an openness to trying new ideas and learning from mistakes
  • A proven relationship builder; excellent interpersonal skills, foster a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate strong executive functioning skills: highly organized, a self-starter, ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
  • Possess enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, a sense of humor and ability to manage stressful situations
  • Bachelor’s Degree and relevant experience in nonprofit work or administration
  • Strong written and verbal skills, with an ability to effectively and proactively communicate with a variety of stakeholders, including fellow staff, vendors, participants, families, community members
  • Technology proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Constant Contact (or similar) and exposure to a DMS a plus, spreadsheet creation and accounting principles
  • A commitment to inclusion and our community

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Liz Offen.

 


Rhode Island Coordinator

The Rhode Island Coordinator will develop and manage social, recreational and Jewish communal activities for children, teens and adults with disabilities and their neurotypical peers. We seek a multi-talented individual familiar with the region: Rhode Island outreach includes Providence, Warwick, Cranston and Pawtucket. The individual will preferably have experience in the Jewish community and will embrace the mission of Yachad. The ideal candidate for this position will have a keen attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a skillful and timely fashion and a deep commitment to the philosophy of inclusion and experience with disability issues. The individual must also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, keep records of all events and is expected to maintain confidentiality and exhibit discretion and professionalism in all activities. This is a part-time position with flexible hours that routinely requires evening and weekend work, including attending events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Outreach to parents and possible Yachad participants, and community agencies.
  • Work with local partner organizations, including synagogues and day schools, to host social groups and joint events for children, teens and adults with disabilities and volunteers.
  • Regularly meet with key community leaders, parents, clergy, school officials, local stakeholders, RI social service agencies and Yachad members.
  • Implement social and recreational programs in ways that ensures safety, fosters friendships and promotes socialization of our members. This includes reaching out to RI teens and college students as peer participants/volunteers and routinely networking with them.
  • Coordinate local event/program requirements (space, calendar, food, speakers/guests, etc.) with professional staff, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Coordinate teen volunteers for all Rhode Island events.
  • Train different populations in sensitivity and awareness.
  • Manage program administration, submit reports, receipts and reimbursement forms, participate in monthly staff meetings and maintain records in Yachad’s database.

Qualifications:

  • BA required, MA degree in Jewish education, communal service or special needs is preferred. Social workers or mental health professionals are also encouraged to apply.
  • Understanding of Jewish values and practice.
  • Preferably candidate has experience with individuals with disabilities and special needs.
  • Demonstrated strength in developing relationships with diverse groups and creating interesting, engaging and developmentally appropriate programs.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, attention-to-detail, accuracy, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Ability to manage purchasing of supplies, food and equipment and maintaining invoices, record keeping, tracking receipts and program costs.
  • High energy, optimistic, creative and passionate about making a difference in the future of the Jewish community.

For more information, or to submit your resume, contact Liz Offen.