Internships and Work

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.

  • Beth Am Synagogue – A warm, child-friendly, diverse congregation, we welcome interfaith families, Jews of Color and members of the LGBTQ community. Located in Baltimore City.
  • Musical Youth Service Leader

https://www.jewishjobs.com/job/nbkmk2/musical-youth-service-leader/baltimore/md

  • Jewish Discovery Lab Educator

https://www.jewishjobs.com/job/q8ea4u/jewish-discovery-lab-educator/baltimore/md

Bet Chaverim –  Bet Chaverim is a small congregation in Howard County and a religious school with a huge personality. 

  • Sunday Teacher
Experiential, dynamic, Religious School is looking for Sunday morning teachers. We are looking for a teacher who is comfortable reading Hebrew and has background knowledge in Tanakh, Jewish holidays, Jewish life-cycles, and Israel. We are located in Ellicott City. We use few texts and create experiences for our students and their families. While some experience either as a religious school teacher or counselor is great, we are looking for a passionate person who loves working with elementary and middle school children as well as gaining experience in education. Lesson outlines are provided for each week. If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please be in touch with Rabbi Faith Cantor. (faith717@gmail.com)
  • Weekday tutors
Join a great team of Hebrew reading tutors! We are looking for individuals who have high proficiency in Hebrew reading and flexible time in the afternoons and evenings. Bet Chaverim in Ellicott City offers weekday Hebrew reading practice to all of our students over Zoom. We are looking for tutors who have availablity in the afternoons and evenings who using a provided text can both practice Hebrew reading, and help students learn to blend letters and vowels and decode words. Each tutoring session is 1/2 hour and you can choose how many sessions for which you are available. We ask that you commit to a set schedule throughout your first semester, and if we need to adjust times for the second semester we will do so then. If you are interested in Hebrew tutoring, please be in touch with Rabbi Faith Cantor, faith717@gmail.com.

 

Temple Emanuel – Temple Emanuel is a vibrant, warm, and caring congregation. Our households represent the diversity in today’s Reform Judaism: Jews by birth, Jews by choice, interfaith families, members of color, LBGTQ+ members, and members who are differently abled. We all come together to celebrate our Jewish faith.

  • Our Religious School meets 9 AM – 11 AM, followed by our Hebrew program from 11:30 AM – 1 PM. Currently hiring for 3rd and 4th Grade Judaic studies and 7th Grade Hebrew. Competitive salary (starting at $28/hour) with paid training and paid time off. We are also looking for online Hebrew tutors for Tuesday afternoons (and possibly other workdays). 

We are located on Connecticut Avenue in Kensington, Maryland and are easily accessible from the DC Beltway. We are not on a Metro line, but there is a bus line that brings you directly here.

Contact lnaide@templeemanuelmd.org for more information.

Beth Shalom Congregation (Columbia, MD) – Beth Shalom prides itself on being a warm congregation that cares for its members as part of an extended family. We encourage involvement and participation and provide our members with a well-rounded and diverse program of activities that touch every area of Jewish Life: Worship, Education, and Community. 

  • Beth Shalom Congregation (Columbia, MD) has open positions for Tefillah-Hebrew, and Judaics teachers at elementary and middle school age levels. Our program meets on Sunday mornings (9:00 am -12:00 noon) and Wednesdays (4:30-6:30 pm). We meet virtually on Wednesday and in-person on Sundays. In our Religious School, we have a progressive, ever-evolving project of engaging and thoughtful Judaic and Hebrew programs for students and their families that provide a strong foundation for our students’ lasting Jewish identities. We are searching for dynamic, enthusiastic, caring, and knowledgeable teachers who can help us meet our educational goals. Our teachers are encouraged and offered support to explore and implement a variety of teaching methods, including, but not limited to, project-based learning, social-emotional processes, and experiential learning methods. Teachers are expected to be:
    • Open-minded and creative;
    • Passionate about non-traditional Judaism and the potential for synagogue-school education;
    • Comfortable using technology and innovative ways of educating children in the 21st century;
    • Capable of inspiring curiosity and interest in Judaics and Tefillah-Hebrew among our students and families;
    • Be a collaborative partner and a reliable communicator with parents, faculty colleagues and Education Director.
  • For more information please reach out to Dr. Louis Nagel at louis.nagel@beth-shalom.net or call 410-531-5115 X322

 

Bet Yeladim, which means “House of Children,” is a Preschool in Columbia, Maryland, seeking dedicated, caring individuals to fill part-time Assistant Teacher and Aide openings in the afternoons.

  • If you are 18 years of age or older, have a great work ethic, are reliable, a team player, and are always ready to play – we want you!
  • A minimum of a year of experience and completion of any of the Maryland early childhood certifications (i.e. Infant/Toddler or Preschool 90 hours) is preferred but not required.
  • $15.00 – $18.00 per hour. The rate of pay is commensurate with background and experience.  To apply, please visit: https://betyeladim.apscareerportal.com/j/01cffjg

Before- and After-School Care

  • In search of afternoon childcare on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for our 7-year-old daughter with Down Syndrome. Hours are 3:10-4:30 or 5:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and 12:45-4:30 or 5:30 on Wednesdays. Responsibilities include picking her up at school and bringing her home to Reservoir Hill (approximately a 5-minute drive), playing with her, and occasionally putting an already prepared dinner in the oven.
  • Car required, car seat will be provided.
  • Contact Rachel at Rmwt001@gmail.com

 

After-School Driver

  • Looking for driver to help with after school activities for lower/middle school age kids. Minimum of two years driving experience. Lookin for help 4:30-7:30 range with exact timing varying per day. Looking for help on Wednesdays and Thursdays and possibly one other day per week. Contact Dodi Samuel at dodisamuel@gmail.com if interested.

Please check back again later.

Mentorship Opportunities

Towson Hillel is dedicated to networking students with professionals within the community to help them grow professionally. Our Governing Board and community members have a wide breadth of expertise and are looking forward to mentoring Towson students.

Current areas where mentorship is available include:

  • Marketing
  • Financial Planning
  • Education
  • Law
  • Business

If any of these areas are of interest to you and you would like to learn more about Towson Hillel’s mentorship opportunities, please email our Executive Director, Rabbi Alex Salzberg.

Baltimore Hebrew Institute

The Baltimore Hebrew Institute (formerly Baltimore Hebrew University) at Towson University , is committed to supporting the education of Jewish educators, communal professionals and Judaic studies scholars who wish to excel in their chosen fields.

The Baltimore Hebrew Institute has two main areas of focus:

1. Advanced Degrees

We provide outstanding opportunities for post-baccalaureate certificates (Jewish Communal Service and Jewish Education) and degrees in Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Service and Jewish Studies in a vibrant, cohesive community.

We offer generous scholarships and work with each student to custom tailor a program that meets their goals.

 


 

2. Community Enrichment

At BHI we provide community enrichment in ways that engage and welcome all who are interested. BHI offers engaging non-degree courses(including Modern Hebrew Language instruction), lectures and trips that provide opportunities for adults to deepen their understanding of Jewish and Israeli culture, history, and current events.

Towson University Hillel is an agency of The Associated

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Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish New Year is on its way,
So, it’s time to order your beautiful Rosh Hashanah packages from TU Hillel today!

Click the link below to order for yourself, a TU student, friends or family,
And the recipient will get everything needed to celebrate the chag and ring in 5783!

Orders must be placed by 10am on Sunday, September 7, 2022,
Local deliveries will be made on Sunday morning, September 18th, and when it’s revealed that this awesome holiday gift is from you!

All proceeds from this fundraiser will help keep programs thriving for Jewish students at Towson University,
Todah rabbah for supporting this effort, and we wish a Shana Tovah to you and your family!

Click the link below to purchase your Rosh Hashanah packages today. 
The ordering deadline is Wednesday, September 7th so please make sure not to delay!

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