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Assistant Director of Accounting

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is in search of a responsible, resourceful, enthusiastic CPA or accountant with 3-5 years’ experience. This detail-oriented person will help oversee the accounting needs of one or more Baltimore-based charities. This includes budgeting, financial statement preparation and analysis, financial presentation to Boards, and related auditing and tax work.

The skills required for this position are detailed knowledge of full cycle accounting, ability to prepare and analyze data, and proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically MS Excel. He/she will need to communicate with people of all ages and at all professional levels. This position also requires office organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform operational accounting functions to maintain accurate general ledgers.
  • Assist in preparing timely and relevant financial reports on a regular basis, including preparing and reviewing different schedules and sub-ledgers.
  • Prepare comparison reports between actual revenue/expenses and budgeted categories.
  • Preparing schedules, reports and back-up materials for the audits.
  • Assist audit firm staff in preparing IRS 990 for agencies as needed, including preparation of supporting schedules and working with agency staff to complete all questions on the IRS 990.
  • Assist in agency and program budget preparation; prepare reports as requested.
  • Analyzing and presenting financial reports to senior management, Board of Directors and lay leadership.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and practical work experience (minimum of 3 years of accounting experience.

Nice to Have:

  • CPA preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with Baltimore City contracts is a plus.

We hope you consider joining our team of talented and esteemed professionals who contribute to a stronger Baltimore community! Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to: Human Resources Department, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, Fax 410-837-1279 or preferably: EOE.


Community Services

Social Worker
Jewish Federation of Howard County

The Jewish Federation of Howard County (JFHC), located in Columbia, MD, seeks a part-time Social Worker (the “Incumbent”) for the purposes of assessing and assisting individuals in need of social services. JFHC also provides Howard County Jews, who are in need, financial assistance through a volunteer-run program, Jewish Emergency Network (JEN).

The Incumbent will identify support groups of interest to the community and recruit speakers, practitioners, counselors, mental health professionals and family counselors to facilitate. In addition, the incumbent will co-staff the Jewish Emergency Network.

Skills & Certifications Required. The Incumbent must possess the following skills and certifications:

1. At minimum, a Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited college or social work program. A Master of Social Work degree is preferred.

2. Demonstrated experience vetting and assessing the needs of individuals seeking social services, as well as those seeking cash assistance to meet acute needs.

3. Demonstrated ability to work sensitively and effectively, staying abreast of trends and effective methods for delivery of social services.

4. Thorough knowledge of, or a willingness to research and identify, providers of social services in Howard County, the state of Maryland, or other locations for the purpose of referring clients to these services.

5. Excellent communications and people skills. Given the client base, knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the Jewish traditions and precepts that underpin JFHC’s provision of social services, as well as the religious backgrounds of the clients.

Hours. The Incumbent will work approximately 9.375 hours per week.

Employment Status & Pay Rate. The Incumbent will be an Independent Contractor, and thus not eligible for benefits, and is being offered $30.00 per hour.

Location of Work. The Incumbent will work out of the JFHC offices, though there may be other locations in Howard County where the Incumbent will be available to clients.

Targeted Start Date. December 1st, 2017.

To apply: Please submit a resume, a cover letter addressing the Skills & Certifications required, and three references to by Friday, November 3rd.


Senior Director
Stoler Early Childhood Center, JCC of Greater Baltimore

The leadership of the JCC of Greater Baltimore seeks a dynamic, change agent with a dedication to excellence in Early Childhood Education (ECE) to grow its Early Childhood program from a legacy ECE into a leader in early childhood learning and family engagement. The Senior Director of the Stoler Early Childhood Center will be a life-long learner with the ability to build a strong team of educators, professionals and lay leadership around a vision of excellence, creativity and family-oriented culture.

The Position

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer of the JCC, the Senior Director will provide strategic, hands-on leadership to the Stoler Early Childhood Education Center and will nurture the community of ECE families to cultivate strong engagement among students, parents, and the JCC community. The successful candidate will share the JCC’s vision for a fully enrolled, thriving ECE which is committed to community building, family engagement, and serving the educational needs of the students from all backgrounds. Supervising the Program/Noah’s Ark Director as well as an office administrator, a nurse and all teaching and specialist staff, s/he will be the key driver and architect of all strategies concerning curriculum development, marketing, recruitment, staff development and training. The Senior Director will manage all aspects of personnel, budget and management of all ECE programs. The Senior Director will work closely with the Parents Association, the ECE Advisory Committee as well as other JCC committees as necessary to build solid relationships within related areas of the JCC (e.g. Parenting, Family Engagement). S/he will take a leadership role and participate in community-wide holidays, activities, and events. The individual who serves in this year-round position will function as an integral member of the JCC’s Senior Director Team.


Change Management

  • Evaluate, determine and mold the philosophy and direction of the ECE program.
  • Assess school needs, and identify/create unique, innovative curriculum and programming to support an educational philosophy to build a culture of excellence.
  • Engage in curriculum development and implementation of teaching plans rooted in Jewish values, the rhythm of the Jewish calendar and implementation of the Sheva framework.
  • Collaborate with lay and professional leadership in developing goals and objectives of the school.

Building Community

  • Collaborate with colleagues to promote JCC vision and to encourage continued family involvement in the JCC pre and post ECE.
  • Ensure ECE representation in JCC-wide initiatives including Jewish holiday programs and cultural celebrations.
  • Partner with leadership, the Parents Association and the JCC ECE Committee to achieve agreed upon goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrate leadership to inspire parents, children and staff to engage fully in aspects of the program, creating an environment where life-long learning and family engagement is encouraged.
  • Work with teachers to integrate Jewish values and content into child and family learning and engagement.

School Administration and Management

  • Manage all programs of the Early Childhood Education Department to achieve annual goals and objectives in alignment with JCC mission.
  • Develop marketing and recruitment plans to achieve full enrollment in ECE programs.
  • Develop and monitor annual budget throughout the year and ensure financial targets.
  • Hire, train, evaluate and motivate teachers and professional staff.
  • Supervise the professional and administrative staff including recruitment, personnel management, professional development and evaluation.
  • Ensure consistent compliance to Maryland State Licensing regulations.


  • 5-10 years of progressive experience in Early Childhood Education, JCC's and/or supervising large programs.
  • Master's Degree (preferred) in Early Childhood, Jewish Education, Business of Jewish Communal Leadership.
  • Strong Judaic background and knowledge of Jewish culture.
  • Commitment to programmatic and administrative excellence.
  • Demonstrated track record of leading culture change and/or business turn around.
  • Demonstrated team leadership and ability and desire to connect with community.
  • Experience in creating a family-centric, welcoming, meaningful and problem solving culture for children, parents and teachers.
  • Ability to support teachers' understanding and integration of Jewish traditions and values within an educational context.
  • Ability to multitask the pedagogical, relational and administrative responsibilities of program direction and coordination.
  • Experience in the Sheva framework a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

For more information, please visit the job opening on the JCC's website. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to

JCC is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.


Other Opportunities 

Director of Jewish Education Engagement

The Louise D. and Morton J. Macks Center for Jewish Education (CJE) is seeking a Director of Jewish Education Engagement. The individual in this position will be a member of the management team at CJE. This role includes key decision-making responsibilities for the agency. The area of Jewish educational engagement is a pillar of the agency’s services. The director manages this agenda, supervises staff, designs programs and fosters a collaborative spirit around the key engagement products including: PJ Library, PJ Our Way, Community Connectors, Melton, AHAVA Family, Kveller, JTown and whatever is next. The director brings creativity and innovation, as well as keen Jewish educational insights, in order to offer new opportunities to inspire and empower families raising Jewish children and other target audiences as determined by the agency.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the board committee to set the educational engagement agenda of the agency and ensure its implementation in keeping with the agency mission.
  • Ensure quality Jewish educational content is embedded in engagement work and provide ongoing evaluation and monitoring of the engagement agenda.
  • Supervise the engagement team staff and collaborate with staff across CJE departments.
  • Ensure quality Jewish educational content is embedded in engagement work.
  • Develop innovative programming models that appeal to a broad constituency of families with young children who do not live in traditional neighborhoods and who are not formally connected with the organized Jewish community.
  • Seek ways to connect families to existing community resources.
  • Actively participate in local and national Communities of Practice (CoP), collaborate with other agencies and institutions on innovative ways to reach families with young children and provide Jewish educational consultation and support to colleagues seeking to grow their engagement agendas.

Qualified candidates must have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Jewish education, background designing and implementing programs, teaching experience with all ages and stages particularly using experiential techniques, strong supervisory skills, knowledge of Jewish content and Hebrew language (written and spoken), skilled in collaboration and relationship-building, familiarity with budgeting.

Resumes should be sent to


Israel & Overseas Engagement Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently looking for an individual to fill an opening for an Israel and Overseas Engagement Associate. This individual will be responsible for facilitating the Israel and overseas education and engagement agenda for young adults and will serve as a key member of The Associated’s Community Planning and Allocations team. The individual in this position will engage young adults, and others in the community, by creating and recruiting for innovative Israel education opportunities including travel programs to experience Israel and other Jewish communities around the world.

This position requires occasional travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordination and oversight of Israel and overseas experience programs.
  • Assist the Young Adult Israel and Overseas Committee with planning and programs throughout the year.
  • Work closely with the Marketing Department to develop and implement a marketing and communication plan to strengthen The Associated’s connection to Israel and overseas.
  • Assist with grant reporting, grant evaluation, and identification of funding priorities.
  • Provide relevant information to lay and professional leadership.
  • Collaborate with local, national, and international partner organizations to further The Associated Israel and Overseas agenda.

Core Competencies

  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Highly adept at handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Receptive and accepting to other team members’ ideas.


  • Master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service or related field preferred.
  • 2-3 years of planning, young adult engagement and education, and evaluation of philanthropic strategies.
  • Knowledge of Israel and passion for Israel/Diaspora relations.

Interested candidates can send resume to or The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. EOE.


Sales Counselor

Weinberg Park is the ultimate in Northern Park Heights Assisted Living communities. We offer a loving, warm and home-like environment where all our residents can live with excellent care and comfort. We take pride in our close-knit community while embracing the traditions of our Jewish heritage and providing delicious, nourishing kosher meals.

Conveniently located in the heart of Northern Park Heights in close proximity to the renowned Lifebridge Sinai Hospital and Levindale Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Weinberg Park is a 36 bed assisted living offering daily activities & individualized care tailored to meet the needs of our residents. Our active and dynamic environment offers a wealth of learning opportunities to advance your knowledge and care of seniors. We are currently seeking an energetic and creative professional to lead our marketing effort.

The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented and have the ability to “close the deal”. Strong organizational skills are essential for this role. Prior experience working with the aging population is required. Come be part of a hard-working team committed to improving the lives of seniors. For details about this highly rewarding position please send your inquiry or resume to


Program Coordinator

Jewish Volunteer Connection (JVC) of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore has an exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator. This individual will be responsible for managing JVC’s programmatic relationship with nonprofit partners and coordinating indirect service projects with community partners. The Program Coordinator will serve as the liaison between JVC staff and local nonprofit partners, securing project dates, connecting individual referrals, and communicating volunteer needs to both JVC staff and to nonprofit partners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing and managing an internal communications system to identify and track relevant volunteer data.
  • Closely work with staff to successfully match volunteers with projects and placements.
  • Manage communication with nonprofit partners, to facilitate a smooth volunteer matching process.
  • Serve a key role in implementing indirect service projects, including supply planning and purchasing, coordination of materials and delivery of service projects.

Ideal candidate will be organized with excellent follow through; thrive in a team environment and possess a high level of interpersonal skills; be committed to social justice and inter-group community building.

Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and have a minimum of two years’ experience in a related field. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, Google docs, and database systems. Access to transportation with the ability to deliver donations is preferred.

Join JVC and create a culture of service in the Baltimore Jewish community!

Interested candidates can send resume to or The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.


Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Community Planning and Allocations Internship

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is looking for an Intern for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 to serve in the organization’s Community Planning and Allocations (CP&A) Department. At the heart of the work of CP&A is the belief in the strength of The Associated’s partnership with our network of non-profit organizations and our collective ability to sustain and enhance a strong Baltimore Jewish community.

Our planning commissions and task forces are vehicles for The Associated to convene multi-agency conversations about significant community issues including but not limited to impact assessment, caring for those in need, Jewish camping, connecting with Israel and the global community, and engagement of young adults.

Responsibilities to assist on these projects include:

  • Data analysis.
  • Survey design.
  • Focus group design.
  • Create inventories.
  • Compile a resource guide.
  • Develop blogs.
  • Interviewing.

The individual will be working on a wide variety of projects. He/she should be willing to work independently or as a team. Must be detail-oriented and organized. The position will be stationed at the Park Heights JCS Building and downtown at The Associated, depending on the project. Internship is unpaid.

Qualified candidates should submit resume to: or Human Resources, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 410.837.1279. EOE.


Psychiatric Provider

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive non-profit human service agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. JCS provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland.

JCS is seeking a part time (salary or contract) Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for our outpatient Mental Health center.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Conduct psychiatric evaluations and medication management with children and/or adults under the supervision of our Medical Director.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to Jewish values and customs preferred.
  • Must have liability insurance.
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience.
  • Education: MD with Psychiatry specialization or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certification.

Interested candidates should send resume and/or cover letter to


Grant Coordinator

Jewish Community Services has an exciting opportunity for a grant professional to join the Marketing and Development Team. The ideal candidate will be able to craft clear and compelling funding proposals to private philanthropic foundations and government agencies; create timely and accurate reports to donors and grantors; conduct prospect research on grant opportunities, track grant activities, assist with a range of donor communications; and maintain accurate, up-to-date records. Candidate must demonstrate superior writing and editing skills, particularly in regard to grant writing; possess excellent problem solving, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; be highly detail-oriented; and able to manage multiple assignments and meet demanding deadlines. Must be comfortable accepting feedback and having one’s work edited. This position requires 30 hours per week in the office and is eligible for benefits.

Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: Minimum 2 years grant writing experience; experience working for a non-profit is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to: or mail to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Human Resources Department, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21215.


Weekend Chef 

The Weekend Chef is responsible for the quality preparation, presentation and serving of all food, in the supervision of prep cooks, and in the maintenance of a clean, sanitary, safe and efficient kitchen environment. The appropriate candidate must be able to work autonomously and with a sense of urgency. The Weekend Chef will be directly supervised by and must be willing to support and take direction from, the Executive Chef.

The hours for this position will be 15-24 hours between the days of Friday and Sunday. However, should there be a special event during the week, the Weekend Chef may be called upon. In the absence of the Executive Chef due to vacation or extended illness, the Weekend Chef may be asked to assume appropriate areas of that responsibility on a temporary basis.


  • Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years of hands-on cooking experience.
  • Knowledge of kosher observance and Jewish style cooking recommended.
  • Three years of experience preparing food in large quantities, 50-250+ people.
  • Food service Sanitation Certificate (Serve Safe) issued by or accepted by the state of Maryland.

Resumes should be sent to


Teen Services Coordinator – 4Front Teen Initiative 

A strategic team-player with a “can do” attitude, 4Front’s Teen Services Coordinator will be the traffic manager for all 4Front activities and the primary point of contact for teens, their parents, teen professionals and key stakeholders to provide the backbone support for 4Front.

4Front Teen Initiative: 4Front is the Baltimore Jewish community’s comprehensive teen initiative. Based on four pillars, advocate, innovate, educate, and collaborate, 4Front serves as a gathering place and open channel for Baltimore’s Jewish teens and the adults who care about them. Here, teens are encouraged to explore their Judaism in ways that are meaningful to them. Our initiative is collaborative by design and serves as the catalyst for creating new partnerships within and beyond the existing channels for teens, teen professionals, and volunteer leaders in the community. 4Front Teen Initiative is one of ten nationwide community initiatives participation gin the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funders Collaborative in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation. Find out more about the 4Front at and more about the Funders collaborative at


      • Bachelor's Degree Required.
      • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people.
      • Prioritize.
      • Organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through.
      • Strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community.
      • Excellent writing skills.
      • Connect with teens and their parents.
      • Comfortable moving beyond the status quo; exploring new ways of doing business while continuing to achieve community goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Work with the other 4Front staff to promote and execute teen programs and track success.
      • Maintain and improve 4Front's physical space at the Owings Mills JCC.
      • Offer administrative and logistical support.
      • Implement social media strategies to engage teens in 4Front offerings.
      • Provide programmatic support to all 4Front initiatives.
      • Responsible for programming, volunteer management, community engagement, and recruitment.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment: 4Front is a great place to work! Given the “start-up” culture of our initiative, experimentation is embraced and creativity is encouraged. Because 4Front revolves around teens, our hours often reflect their schedules. Be prepared to work occasional late nights and weekends.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or use objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required. The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

How to apply: Resumes and cover letters should be sent to

JCC is an equal opportunity employer. EOE.


Community Organizer

CHAI (Comprehensive Housing Assistance Inc.) is seeking to fill a full-time position for a Bi-lingual Community Organizer. This position will partner with the Fallstaff Improvement Association Inc. by providing outreach and education to the diverse groups of residents who live in the Fallstaff community. Candidate will be responsible for identifying the needs of the neighborhood residents and to plan and organize efforts to meet these needs; as well as develop an increased cultural awareness and appreciation of the multicultural richness between all segments of the neighborhood population. The candidate will support cooperative projects between CHAI, Fallstaff Improvement Association, CASA de Maryland and other community and city agencies.

The successful candidate for this position has experience in community organizing for social change and community improvement. Excellent writing and communication necessary. Spanish speaking preferred. A minimum of 1-2 years of community organizing experience as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or a related field. Ideal candidate has the ability to build volunteer involvement and to work effectively as a team player in a non-profit community development organizational setting.

CHAI is a housing and community development organization affiliated with The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore since 1982. In addition to The Associated it is supported by a broad range of public and private sources. Interested candidates should submit resume to Human Resources, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, preferably or fax: 410-837-1279. EOE.


Aging in Community (AIC) Technology Concierge 

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc (CHAI) of Baltimore is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Technology Concierge to work in The Aging in Community department. The Technology Concierge will staff the CHAI Tech-Knowledge Hub at the Myerberg Center, providing a welcoming atmosphere in which older adults can learn to use the tools of technology, focusing on mobile. The Concierge will provide one-on-one assistance, individual lessons and classes on various uses of mobile technology, including social media, news and other information sites and apps that can be useful to older adults. Additionally, the Concierge will keep abreast of trends in technology, especially as relates to older adults, and will connect with tech developers who may test their products at the Hub.

Qualified candidate will have Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a human services or communications field; demonstrate technological proficiency; stay informed in technology trends for older adults; and develop, promote, and teach curriculum to older adults in mobile technology use. 2 years’ experience in human services and/or aging services; knowledge of aging services preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit resume to: or Human Resources, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 410.837.1279. EOE.


Senior Home Repair Technician II

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc (CHAI) of Baltimore is currently seeking a Senior Home Repair Technician II. The Technician II will work with low income older adult homeowners and adults with disabilities to address home repair, safety concerns, home modifications and energy saving improvements. S/he will evaluate repair and safety needs of CHAI’s Senior Home Repair clients and provide direct repair services. S/he will work collaboratively with other AIC Division staff to maximize community resources including general contractors and volunteers. Ability to communicate and interact in a trusted and friendly manner with older adults and good driving record are a must.

Qualified candidate will have Experience in use of hand and power tools, ladders and other tools of technician trade and demonstrated proficiency in construction and repair skills. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.

MHIC Licensed Contractor preferred. Knowledge of senior citizen population and needs a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit resume to: or Human Resources, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 410.837.1279. EOE.


Facility Associate

The Pearlstone Center, located in Reisterstown, is seeking a part-time/on-call Facility Associate to assist in the day to day operations at the Center. The two main areas of this position include food service and overall care and appearance of the facility including: meeting rooms, common areas, dining areas, kitchen, lodging rooms, bathrooms, and storage areas.

Candidate will be called upon to participate in catering services including table setting, serving, light kitchen prep and clean-up. Responsibilities will also entail housekeeping duties that include, but are not limited to, sanitizing and restocking bathrooms, vacuuming, window cleaning, and making beds.

Candidate must be extremely organized, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and possess the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional customer service is a must. All candidates must have reliable transportation as no public transportation is nearby Center. 

This position does not include benefits. Work schedule is as need and flexible, but will not exceed eighteen hours per week. One year of similar work experience is helpful, but not required and willingness to learn about the kosher food service industry.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to

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