Indianapoils BBYO City Director
Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center
6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis IN
BBYO is the leading pluralistic, Jewish teen movement and has been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences for 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.
The Indianapolis BBYO City Director is responsible for growing the teen movement by developing AZA/BBG chapters, inspiring regional excellence, and broadening visibility of BBYO in the community. This is a part-time (approximately 10-15 hours/week), 10 month position.
- Train teens as chapter leaders to run a meeting, plan a calendar, recruit new members, ensure program excellence, and create meaningful programs that attract other teens.
- Work with teen leaders to establish an annual program calendar for each chapter based on principles of AZA and BBG.
- Inspire and support teens by creating leadership development opportunities and serving as a Jewish role model/experiential educator.
- Supervise all aspects of the local programming and work with the local chapter boards, advisors, parents and other community stakeholders.
- Ensure that each chapter is committed to BBYO movement wide initiatives.
- Communicate with parents and keep them informed about local and regional events as well as BBYO summer domestic and travel opportunities.
- Serve as staff for all Regional/Chapter conventions.
- Whenever possible, participate in professional development by attending BBYO staff conference and other programmatic pieces that will add meaning to the local BBYO program.
- Plan programs in the community for Jewish teens in grades 6-12.
- Recruit, train, supervise and develop volunteer advisors to mentor and guide chapter excellence under the direction of the Regional Director.
- Promote BBYO in the community by building and maintaining relationships as the “face of BBYO” with all key community stakeholders including parents, alumni, advisors and partners.
- Promote partnerships with other Jewish agencies in the community.
- Promote, participate and attend community programming that is relative to the teen population.
- Ability to work approximately 10 – 15 hours per week;
- Ability to work weekend and evening events;
- Ability to travel to regional events and programs, approximately 5 times per calendar year;
- Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and projects;
- Experience in non-profit program development, preferably within a Jewish communal organization;
- Experience working with teens in the Jewish community
- Experience working with volunteers and lay committees;
- Strong knowledge of Jewish history, culture, and practice;
- Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities and move quickly from one project to another while maintaining overall perspective;
- Demonstrated track record of motivating and energizing others;
- Strong budgeting, strategic planning, and marketing skills;
- Superior interpersonal skills;
- Excellent written and verbal skills;
- Proven abilities in planning and implementing large scale programs;
- Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
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Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Preferred.