Our Community Outreach Program Manager is responsible for the management of our Community Education program which provides Bay Area Jewish community leaders with the tools they need to address and prevent gender-based violence. This position is responsible for developing and delivering effective domestic violence outreach campaigns, training and education, and client support with a Jewish educational lens. This includes managing public speaking, building strategic relationships and campaigns, event planning, and working closely with clergy and congregations.
Reports to: Executive Director
Benefits: generous vacation, Jewish holiday time off, leave early for Shabbat, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, life insurance, healthy & empowering work environment
Design & implement outreach, training, prevention and education campaigns to prevent gender-based violence within a Jewish framework
Coordinate clergy & congregational outreach activities, both Jewish and interfaith
Plan and coordinate educational events
Develop/ maintain external relationships with Jewish agencies and community groups
Represent the organization publicly and respond to requests for speakers and training
Provide a minimum of 10 domestic violence trainings per year, including on DV assessment, intervention, prevention and best practices for
Jewish professionl and interfaith clergy training of faith-based responses to abuse, and cultural competency training on effective strategies for meeting the needs of Jewish survivors of abuse
Support policy development to prevent abuse in synagogues and other Jewish institutions
Coordinate Peninsula-based services from our Peninsula office when that re-opens
Work in collaboration with staff team in a consenus-driven social change organization. Attend monthly staff meetings; participate in major agency functions and public events; maintain accurate records and program statistics; perform other duties necessary to the function of agency programs.
Experience in Jewish communal organizing (Jewish education background preferred);
Knowledge, understanding and/or experience with domestic violence;
Excellent training and public speaking skills;
Excellent community organizing skills and ability to work effectively with Jewish communal leaders, professionals and volunteers;
Ability to create and manage organizational systems;
Ability to articulate domestic violence prevention messages in a Jewish values framework;
Ability to work with diverse populations, including a wide range of cultural and religious beliefs, class backgrounds, sexual and gender orientations, ages, and abilities;
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively;
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
Commitment to the philosophy, mission and vision of the organization;
Desire to work in a small social change organization dedicated to empowering women;
Familiarity with Bay Area Jewish community a plus.
Candidate must be willing to complete 40 hours of domestic violence training or equivalent, in accordance with California State Law.
This job has some remote working options during COVID-19. In-person outreach and education are temporarily suspended. The staff member in this position will be required to adapt this program to engage the Bay Area Jewish community online during COVID.
TO APPLY: please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Women of traditionally underrepresented Jewish backgrounds, and survivors of domestic violence, are especially encouraged to apply. Shalom Bayit (a project of the Tides Center) does not discriminate on the basis of socioeconomic, ethnic, or religious background; sexual orientation, age, disability, or language. We represent a variety of Jewish backgrounds and denominations. We do not provide services or education to batterers. 5/16