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16 Dec 2021

Full-Time Young Adult Engagement Associate

JUFcareers – Posted by JUFcareers Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

As part JUF’s Young Leadership Division team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing an outreach program that connects otherwise disengaged, post-college young adults in their twenties and thirties to the Jewish United Fund. Your main focus will be community outreach, specifically to newcomers to Chicago, Birthright Israel alumni, suburban young adults, recent college graduates, and graduate students.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Conducting face-to-face meetings with individuals.
  • Program and event planning and implementation.
  • Staffing volunteer committees.
  • Staffing Birthright Israel trips and coordinating with trip staff.
  • Researching best practices, marketing, conducting evaluations, managing a database for reporting purposes and tracking expenses for a grant budget.
  • Supporting JUF Campaign and mandatory campaign-related activities on an ongoing basis.


What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 2-3 years professional experience
  • Knowledge/involvement in the Chicago Jewish community
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Previous event planning and programming experience
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite of Products


What you’ll love about us:

JUF is one of the largest non-profit social welfare institutions in Illinois. We provide food, refuge, health care, education and emergency assistance to 500,000 Chicagoans of all faiths and millions of Jews around the world.

Time off: Up to 22 days paid time off, up to 10 sick days, 8 paid federal holidays and up to 13 paid Jewish holidays, and 6 weeks paid parental leave.

Health Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Prepare for your future: Pension or 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan.

Additional Benefits: Additional health and wellness benefits, financial benefits, professional training, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

COVID-19: JUF is currently working remotely for most positions and will return on a hybrid basis in the near future. JUF requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for an exemption. New hires have 45 days from their hire date to become fully vaccinated.

How to Apply

Please apply directly on our website using the link below.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 53 days.

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