STL Local Colleges Community Engagement Professional

Chabad on Campus
Published
January 2, 2018
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Category
Default  
Job Type

Description

Mission

  • To build a vibrant and unified community of Jewish undergraduate students in St. Louis.
  • To build a vibrant community of undergraduate students at local colleges (UMSL, Webster, SLU, St. Louis Community College)
  • To connect Jewish students with the wider St. Louis Jewish community.

The Challenge

  • St. Louis Jewish students are a small minority at local universities. The do not typically interact with others outside their particular university departments and schools. To have a Jewish community, programming needs to happen that reaches across schools and forms a larger group.
  • A few of these schools have a group of Jewish students or faculty to support a Jewish community indigenous to that school.   These small student groups benefit from a support staff to build upon the student leadership and help them implement programing.
  • Many of these students maintain significant course-loads and fieldwork, and are often also hold jobs.

The Solution

  • We seek an extraordinarily talented individual to join our team. Dynamic, friendly, outgoing, organized and driven are some of the adjectives that people often use to describe our ideal candidate.
  • S/he shall be responsible to build a campus-based community among Jewish students in St. Louis using a person-to-person concierge model.

The Details

  • Primary task is to convene students to develop and implement exceptional programs designed to build community.
  • Tracking people, programs, expenses, and report writing.
  • 20- 30 hours per week during the academic year (Aug-Dec, Jan-May)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage and expenses reimbursements.
  • Position is available now.
  • Funding for this project is thanks to a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

About Our Organization

  • Chabad on Campus is a central hub for Jewish student life in St. Louis that provides accessible and meaningful Jewish experiences to meet the social, educational and spiritual needs of campus communities in St. Louis. Hundreds of undergrads participate each semester, in varied programs such as family-style Shabbat dinners, educational classes and even cooking demonstrations. We also provide religious counseling, guidance and referral. We have also facilitated Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for over 1000 students. Our website is www.chabadwashu.org.
  • We like to think that we are high-achieving organization, with a laid-back, down-to-earth, and non-corporate vibe; a small team of fun, smart, interesting and idealistic people. Join us!

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