MHWOW Program Manager

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Who We Are:

When you work for Moishe House, you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit with 14 years under our belt, building communities around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House empowers young adults to create their own dream Jewish communities. A Moishe House is led by a group of volunteer community builders who open their doors to twenty-somethings to create spaces of connection, new friends, and engaging events all at no cost to the participant. To date, there are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries, and we’re still growing!

All voices are needed at Moishe House. We want our team to reflect the diversity of Moishe House community builders and participants. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to join our staff team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the Former Soviet Union.

The hundreds of MHWOW (pronounced letter “M”, letter “H”, and WOW) Hosts around the world gather their peers for Jewish experiences that range from Friday night Shabbat dinners to holidays, learning events, and cultural celebrations. MHWOW Hosts decide who they want to invite, where they want to host, what they want to explore in Judaism, and when they want to gather. This flexibility empowers MHWOW Hosts to explore, create, or refine their own Jewish practice. MHWOW Hosts receive funding and resources to make programs relevant and accessible to their communities.

The MHWOW team is looking for a Program Manager to work on global recruitment of MHWOW. This role manages existing MHWOW Hosts from across the world, while expanding MHWOW into international communities where the organization does not currently have a Moishe House.

Who you are:

You understand and believe in our mission and bring a passion for Jewish life.
You are a skilled relationship builder, conversationalist, and recruiter.
You are excited about supporting a diverse group of MHWOW Hosts from different backgrounds with varying programming interests.
You approach challenges with creativity, and offer efficient and creative solutions.
You are motivated by innovating, moving quickly, and executing well.
You have experience with creating and nurturing in-person and online communities.

What you’ll do:

As an MHWOW Program Manager, you’ll be a team player, member of the MHWOW team, and have responsibility for growing and maintaining MHWOW in these ways:

You’ll focus on MHWOW Recruitment and Expansion (40% of your time) through:

Expanding MHWOW and Moishe House presence in new communities and cities around the globe that currently do not have a Moishe House
Completing site visits (1 – 4 days in length) to learn more about communities and understand varying needs through meeting with potential MHWOW Hosts and partner organizations
Scheduling and leading relationship-building conversations with local young adult organizations (secular and Jewish) and leaders to identify possible MHWOW Hosts, while curating and maintaining an ongoing list of contacts in target locations

You’ll provide MHWOW Host Support and Management (40% of your time) by:

Engaging MHWOW hosts online and offline to drive hosts’ programming
Working jointly with the Marketing and Jewish Education teams to assist in creating and executing resources for Jewish rituals, holidays, or cultural celebrations that Hosts use
Managing Host administration, including program approvals, reimbursement approvals, data tracking, and database management
Overseeing new Host onboarding and creating new education opportunities
Collecting information and reporting on team site visit interactions
Tracking and gathering key Host metrics and sharing these metrics internally

You’ll take on Special Projects (20% of your time), including:

Collaborating with Development and Marketing team to share stories and statistics about MHWOW Hosts
Supporting and staffing weekend-long retreats with Moishe House community builders from across North America
Offering programming or logistics support for Moishe House training conferences and other Jewish educational experiences
Supporting MHWOW Hosts and fundraising during Moishe House’s annual WE ARE campaign
This is a full-time position, working primarily Monday through Friday during business hours in a coworking space. Occasional evenings and weekends may also be required. During COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, this position is remote without travel.

For the full job description and more, please visit our careers page!

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