BBYO is the leading pluralistic, Jewish teen movement and has been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences for over 90 years. We offer year-round activities in hundreds of local communities and inspiring world-wide travel experiences enabling teens to explore areas of leadership, service, civic engagement, Israel education and Jewish values.  

Position Summary 

The Tidewater City Director is a part-time position. This position will span over 10 months, from August 1st through May 31st, and will be responsible for 6 - 8 hours of work each week. Hourly compensation will be determined by experience. We are looking for someone who is passionate about working with teens, is creative, results-driven, and able to deal effectively with youth and parents in sometimes difficult situations.  


The Tidewater City Director will:   

  • Inspire and support teens by creating leadership development opportunities and serving as a Jewish role model/experiential educator.
  • Recruit, supervise, train, and develop volunteer advisors for the chapters in Tidewater.
  • Oversee all aspects of the local programs and work with the Tidewater chapter boards, advisors, parents, and other community stakeholders.
  • Assist Tidewater chapters in implementing movement wide initiatives. 
  • Partner with other Jewish agencies in the community and participate in their programming that is relative to the teen population. 
  • Coordinate city-wide events where the Tidewater chapters work together to plan and implement a program.
  • Help coordinate transportation for Tidewater teens to and from Regional and Council events.
  • Communicate with parents and keep them informed about local and regional events as well as BBYO summer domestic and travel opportunities.
  • Participate in professional development and other programmatic pieces that will add meaning to the local BBYO program.
  • Help build a pipeline of middle school students that are ready to join BBYO in 8th 
  • Serve as a staff member at most Regional/Council conventions.
  • Promote BBYO in and around the community. 

Qualifications & Requirements 

The ideal candidate will take an entrepreneurial approach to community organizing with demonstrated success in mobilizing others and inspiring people to take action. 

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • 1-2 years of clerical office experience
  • Previous experience working with kids or teens
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong technical skills including SharePoint and Microsoft Office
  • Team-oriented, organized, and self-motivated work style
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without holding a visa or sponsorship.
  • As frequent in-person interaction with BBYO teens is required for this role, the staff-member must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 within 6 weeks of start date.
  • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty/function with or without reasonable accommodation in accordance with applicable law.

Rate: $20/hr

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