Jewish Education at The Davidson School

List of Summer Internship Opportunities

Jewish Program Supervisor

 

Pinemere Camp, a JCCA residential camp located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, is looking for a Jewish Program Supervisor for the summer of 2012. Pinemere’s goal is to create an exciting Jewish environment, where campers and staff from all Jewish backgrounds will feel comfortable and part of an accepting community. The job of the Jewish Program Supervisor will be to integrate meaningful and quality Jewish programming and activities in to camp life.

 

Responsibilities:

 

1.     Responsible for leading and/or coordinating creative Friday night, Shabbat morning and Havdalah egalitarian services.

2.     Create and facilitate informal and inspiring Jewish educational programming.

3.     Work with Program Supervisors and Unit Leaders to incorporate Jewish culture and values into evening programs and special events.

4.     Work with staff to infuse Judaic knowledge and culture into everyday living.

5.     Responsible for all Tisha B’av services and programming.

6.     Responsible for leading (or coordinating) blessings before and after meals.

7.     Coordinate Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutoring.

8.     Work together with the Israeli delegation head to prepare Israel-related activities for the camp.

9.     Share overall administrative responsibilities at camp with other supervisors.

Requirements:

1.     Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to work with all forms of Judaism in a pluralistic setting.

2.     Experience working with youth in an informal Jewish setting.

3.     Undergraduate or graduate coursework in Jewish Education and/or Jewish Studies.

4.     Experience in working as part of a team, as well as supervising a team.

 

This position requires the supervisor to live at camp for nine weeks. The compensation package includes salary, room and board for the summer. There is a possibility for a couple or family to come to camp. Interested applicants should apply online at www.pinemere.com or contact Toby Ayash at toby@pinemere.com.

 

 

IEngage Junior Summer Internship 

 

The Shalom Hartman Institute announces the launch of the iEngage Junior Summer Internship, a six-week internship at our campus in Jerusalem, Israel. Prof. Gil Troy, a Fellow of the Engaging Israel Project, is the academic director of the program.

 

The internship for advanced undergraduates and graduate students will run from June 17 to July 26, 2012. The program is a full-time position. Participants will work on a Sunday-Thursday schedule.

 

Interns will receive a stipend of $1,500 upon completion of the program and will:

  • Participate together in a daily seminar, “Foundations of a Thoughtful Judaism.”
  • Be assigned to one of the Engaging Israel Research Fellows as a research assistant, which will include a specific research project, or work on an iEngage Research Task Force with a particular research focus.
  • Have access to selected summer programs at the Shalom Hartman Institute.
  • Organize at least one Hartman-related educational program on their campuses in the following year.

Complete applications must be submitted by March 30, 2012, via email to Yonatan Zlotogorski. A complete application must include the following:

  • CV/Resume (one page)
  • Personal statement (500-750 words)
  • Writing sample (5-15 pages)
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one former employer or personal reference).

For more information, please consult:

http://www.hartman.org.il/SHINews_View.asp?Article_Id=920&Cat_Id=303&Cat_Type=SHINews