Location: We are hiring for this role in multiple cities - DC (2-4)
Description: Independent contractor, 30-40 hours per week OR 15-20 hours per week
Duration: This position will be from August 9th-August 24th
Rate: $20 an hour
Each year, we have a short window in between when our outgoing cohort leaves and our
incoming cohort begins in which to prepare our houses for the incoming cohort. This person will
provide temporary support for our turnover process. This person will work in partnership with
local Avodah program staff and serve a key role in preparing our bayit (house) for the next
cohort. This role is perfect for someone who has a job or school starting in late August or early
September, and is looking for a seasonal position.
Scope of Services
● Organizing parts of the house (closets, kitchen cabinets, etc.)
● Coordinating the disposal and/or donation of furniture that is no longer needed
● Building new furniture (with another person)
● Moving furniture to its correct location in the bayit (with another person)
● Kashuring kitchen items (making items kosher - directions will be provided - no prior
● Overseeing outside vendors (cleaners, pest inspectors, etc).
● Purchasing bayit supplies
● Additional tasks as needed (eg. putting shower curtains up, removing items from walls)
● You can handle a large volume of work, prioritize and multitask;
● You are detail oriented, and are a good communicator;
● You take initiative, are proactive and can work independently; and
● You are comfortable with physical labor. You will be on your feet most of the day, helping
to build and move furniture, and picking up and unboxing home goods.
Please email Liat Deener-Chodirker (email@example.com) with a resume and a brief
paragraph sharing your interest in and availability for the role, and what skills and experience
you’d bring to the position.
Creating a more just world is a core part of our mission, and Avodah is working to continually strengthen
our efforts towards equity and inclusion in the workplace. We strive to build a diverse team that brings
with them a variety of identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews,
people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA people, and people who come
from poor or working-class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Avodah is an equal