Full Time

BBYO Tidewater City Director

BBYO Virginia Beach VA

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.  

Responsibilities 

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