Internships and Work

2019 - 2020

As a member of the Baltimore Jewish Community Towson Hillel strives to find internship and work opportunities for our students. Below are a list of different positions available. Check back often as this list is frequently updated.

  1. Executive Assistant
    12-15 hrs a week. Can provide details. Must be independent, organized, Jewishly knowledgeable a BIG plus. Social media and multiple computer platform proficiency a must. Work in PC. Must like dogs. A grad student is possible. Prefer an adult who will be around for a few years.
    E-mail Lisa Bodziner for more information: lisa@towsonhillel.org
  2. After-School Child Care Provider

    Provide after-school child care for a local family. Several families in the Pikesville area are interested in babysitters, homework helpers, nannies, and other assistance. If you are reliable, fun, organized, and have access to consistent transportation, this could be a great job for you.

    E-mail Lisa Bodziner for more information, or to get matched with a family: lisa@towsonhillel.org

  3. Sunday School Teachers Needed for Fall 2019

    Are you or someone you know looking to do something fulfilling and fun on Sunday mornings? We have openings for a few teachers. Jewish content knowledge, Hebrew experience, and a caring approach to working with children a must.

    Oseh Shalom is a Reconstructionist congregation located in Laurel, MD. We use interactive, modern, and values-based curricula in order to engage and inspire our young learners. Candidates should be comfortable working with children and families. They should have a strong Judaic base as well as a creative ability to think outside the box and commitment toward teaching the next generation.

    Contact Joy Schwarz-Mason at jschwarz.mason@gmail.com and cc: rebgould1@gmail.com.

  4. Hebrew Teacher – Beth Israel Congregation Learning Lab

    Beth Israel Congregation Learning Lab is seeking a creative and engaging Hebrew teacher for 6th and 7th grade. Classes are Sundays from 9-11:30am and Tuesdays from 4-6pm. We use the Hebrew in Harmony curriculum.

    Salary is based on experience. For more information please contact Rabbi Ariel Platt, Director of Education and Engagement at aplatt@bethisrael-om.org

  5. Preschool Teacher Beth Shalom Congregation (Columbia, MD)

    Beth Shalom Congregation Religious School (Columbia, MD) is looking for a motivated, energetic individual who appreciates the joy and wonder of children and wants to be their first experience of synagogue school learning. We believe in supporting a child’s social and emotional development while providing an enriching introduction to Jewish learning. We want children to be curious, engaged learners in exploring Hebrew, prayer, holidays, values, and Torah.

    We are seeking a teacher who has experience working with pre-kindergarten children for a Sunday morning (9:00-11:00 am) Pre-K (4-5-year-olds) class.

    You must be a dependable teacher with a positive attitude who enjoys collaborating with others. We are looking for a flexible, dedicated person who loves working with children. This is an opportunity to bring your creativity, vision, and experience to a new program option in our school.

    If you are interested in applying, please send your resume or contact Dr. Louis Nagel, Education Director at 410-531-5115 X322 or louis.nagel@beth-shalom.net

  6. Religious School Teacher – Temple Oheb Shalom

    Religious School Teachers for 2018-2019 School Year. Weekends Only.

    Join the 21st century Religious School. If you are sick of teaching the way that you were taught, this is the place for you! We need excited and energetic teachers who are willing to try teaching in new innovative ways.

    Temple Oheb Shalom, a Reform Jewish congregation in Baltimore, MD is seeking energetic and outgoing Religious School teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.
    We are currently seeking teachers for 4th, 5th and 6th grade Hebrew, prayer, and Judaics.
    Religious School classes meet Sundays from 9:30am – 12:00pm, beginning in early September 2018 and concluding in mid-May 2019. 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classes also meet once a month on Saturdays from 9:00am-12:30pm.
    Teachers will be expected to be present for faculty meetings after school, two All-School Shabbatons, and other related school programs.

    Salary is competitive.

    To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume to the Director of Youth Engagement, Rabbi Sarah Marion: rabbimarion@templeohebshalom.org
    and Religious School Principal, Meredith Zuckerman: meredith@templeohebshalom.org.

  7. Paid Internship – American-Israel Cooperative Enterprise

    Paid Summer Intern Needed

    The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to promote greater cooperation between the United States and Israel. We are seeking a summer intern to assist with data collection, campus activism, social media, and most importantly updating and running our website. One of the main tasks will be to write, edit and convert articles for the Jewish Virtual Library, the most comprehensive online encyclopedia on Jewish history and culture covering everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Other tasks may include photo and/or video editing, answering email and phone inquiries, and standard administrative duties. Good verbal and writing skills are essential, as is reliable transportation.

    Applicants should be:

    • College students or recent graduates
    • Interested in Israel and campus activism
    • Experienced (at least minimally) with HTML coding and web development
    • Fluent in social media
    • Experienced with various computer programs including (but not limited to) Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Premier, as well as the Microsoft Office Suite

    This position is full-time, 9-5 Monday through Friday. Payment is $8/hr.

    Please send resume and cover letter to aicecampus@gmail.com if interested.

  8. Hebrew School Teacher -Temple Beth Shalom, Arnold MD

    Temple Beth Shalom of Arnold, MD is in need of 2 Hebrew School Teachers to teach Hebrew (do not have to be fluent, but adequate knowledge) for our Religious School. Our Religious School meets Sunday mornings from 9:30am-11:30am and also on Wednesdays from 6:30pm-8:00pm. We are looking for candidates that could work one or both of those days.

    The pay is $30/hour. On Wednesday the pay is for 2 hours, even though they only teach for 1.5 hours.

    We are also looking for an individual to run our Senior Youth Group. This is a part-time job going to NFTY events with the children and every other Wednesday night coming to the temple to meet with the kids.

    Any interested parties please send me an email at jsussman@annapolistemple.org.

  9. Part-Time Youth Advisor – Congregation B’nai Tzedek, Potomac MD

    Congregation B’nai Tzedek, a 650-family Conservative synagogue in Potomac, Maryland, is seeking a fun, engaging, and energetic part-time youth advisor to assist our growing youth group program! FUN, FRIENDS, LAUGHTER, LEADERSHIP, LASTING MEMORIES, MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCES, COMMITMENT, GROWING TOGETHER!

    The youth advisor will help plan, staff, and build relationships with the members of our youth groups and their parents. We are looking for someone with great energy who knows how to engage our kids! Someone who will have fun with them but who also is reliable, responsible and can successfully run a program. The youth advisor will work closely and meet with the Youth Engagement and Programming Coordinator on a regular basis.
    Flexible hours and competitive pay are included! Please email your resume and cover letter to Leah Miller, Youth Engagement and Programming Coordinator at LMiller@bnaitzedek.org.

    Required Qualifications:
    Possess a strong Jewish background and lifestyle
    Experience working with children and/or teens in an informal setting (youth group, Jewish camping, etc.)
    Strong communication and administrative skills
    Must have own vehicle
    Must be available some evenings and weekends

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience with USY and/or BBYO

  10. Early Childhood Teacher – Beth El

    Do you know anyone looking for a job in early childhood?  Beth El Early Childhood Programs are looking for qualified, dedicated teachers to provide a nurturing, loving and warm environment for children 6 weeks to 2 years. Part time and Full time schedules available. Must have Bachelors or AA Degree in Early Childhood or related field and/or 90 hours. Please send resume and letter of interest to  Mandy Barish at mandy@bethelbalto.com or 410-602-2245.

    Mandy Barish
    Director of Preschool and Summer Program
    Beth El Early Childhood Programs
    8101 Park Heights Ave
    Baltimore, Md 21208
    410-602-2245

  11. Assistant Teacher – JCC Greater Baltimore

    SUMMARY

    The Meyerhoff Early Childhood Center teaching staff has the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development and to support families’ diverse needs and interests. Assistant Teachers have the educational qualifications, knowledge, dedication to learning, and professional commitment necessary to promote children and their families as they learn and develop. The assistant teacher supports the development and implementation of a quality educational program reflecting the goals and values of the school. The assistant teacher contributes knowledge and insight, ideas and creativity to the teaching team. The assistant teacher brings a love of children and of learning and commitment to introducing children to a supportive, creative Jewish learning environment, and is well versed in child development.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required:        

    • High school diploma
    • Education relating to care for children under the age of 5
    • Strong oral communication skills
    • Ability to relate to young children and adults
    • Strong desire for continued learning and growth
    • Ability to carry out assigned tasks
    • Judaic knowledge or willingness to acquire
    • Ability to recognize safety hazards and protect children from harm
    • Meet background check & health requirements
    • Good character and reputation
    • Child CPR & First Aid certification

    Preferred:        

    • Degree in a child related field
    • At least three years of experience in the group education of children
    • Jewish education

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Teaching & Curriculum

    • Contribute ideas to the planning and implementation of a balanced and sound daily curriculum
    • Work and play with children, individually and in small groups
    • Nurture physical, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual growth and development of each child
    • Provide care, protection, and guidance to the children
    • Ensure consistency of the daily curriculum with the school values statement

     

    Administrative & Classroom

    • Provide a cheerful, nurturing, healthy, safe and clean classroom environment
    • Assist in the set-up and clean-up of class activities
    • Maintain storage, organization, and cleanliness of classroom equipment and materials

     

    Communication & Community

    • Maintain a continuing dialogue with the teaching team
    • Work with teaching team on problem solving classroom and school issues
    • Participate in regular teacher learning days
    • Participate in school social and family education programs
    • Attend school wide and class events such as picnics, parties, parent meetings, and Shabbat dinners
    • Communicate any concerns regarding a child’s progress, a parent, or a classroom issue to the Head Teacher and/or Preschool Director
    • Protect the rights and privacy of children and families by maintaining confidentiality according to the NAEYC Code of Ethics

Towson Hillel Incubator Cohort

The Towson Hillel Incubator Cohort is an elite group of student leaders who have a passion to bring their ideas to life. THIC is designed for any student that is driven, creative, outgoing, and innovative. Each THIC student receives seed funding for their project, networking opportunities, professional coaching, and a connection to a diverse cohort of students seeking professional growth. Contact Lisa Bodziner for more information on how to apply for THIC.

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