About the Morris Cafritz Center for Community Service (MCCCS):
The MCCCS, a department of the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC), organizes high-impact volunteer opportunities that address unmet needs in the DC area along with providing an educational context for the systemic social justice issues that affect our neighbors. We partner with over 50 social service agencies and non-profits to bring community members a well-rounded path to civic engagement. Our direct-service programs include food prep nights, repairing low-income homes and shelters, and serving meals while our educational programming addresses racial justice, affordable housing, refugees and asylum seekers, and many other topics. We draw on the Jewish tradition to guide us in working towards a more just and equitable world.
About the position:
The MCCCS is seeking an energetic and highly organized individual to join our team as a Program Coordinator. Working closely with the department’s other two professional staff members, the Program Coordinator will support a variety of high-impact programming that the EDCJCC offers the community, including Behrend Builders projects, major Days of Service, monthly volunteering, and social justice programming. The Program Coordinator will also assist with the EDCJCC’s daily senior lunch program.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Days of Service
• Help with all logistics for Everything But The Turkey (EBTT), MLK Day of Service and Good Deeds Day
• Serve as liaison for December 25th Day of Service (D25) service sites
• Organize donations and programming for D25 Volunteer Lounge
• Recruit and communicate with Behrend Builders volunteers and Team Captains
• Provide full administrative support, including maintaining records, processing in-take forms, and tracking receipts and spending
General MCCSR Support
• Maintain the MCCCS Facebook page
• Maintain department’s annual statistics and accomplishments data
• Assist with updating and maintaining website and database
• Represent the MCCCS at outside events and programs as needed
• Assist with development functions such as researching and writing grants, preparing major mailings, and cultivating supporters
• Market our programs via community calendars, listservs, etc.
• Other duties as assigned
• A bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years related work experience
• Valid driver’s license (preferred)
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Superior attention to detail
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be proactive, and work independently
• Strong written and e-communication skills
• Ability to work evenings and weekends
• Flexibility, maturity, impeccable professionalism, and a sense of humor
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram), and Google applications
• A genuine interest in providing a meaningful experience for individuals seeking to make a difference in our city
Please note: this position requires the ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
To apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and two references to Sonya Weisburd at email@example.com in one document. No phone calls please.
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