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Summer Or Zarua Intern: Administrative Coordinator/Thought Partner

Summer 2020 Intern - Beginning of June through End of August or beginning of September, 2020.
Administrative Coordinator/Thought Partner - Philadelphia Suburbs

Or Zarua, a co-constructed Jewish spiritual community based in the Western suburbs of Philadelphia, seeks a part-time Administrative Coordinator/Thought Partner for this coming summer, 2020. We are a caring, appreciative community. Candidate must be detail-oriented, tech-savvy, collaborative, conscientious, positive, personable, and with a high level of integrity.
This is a part-time, summer position, approximately 15 hours per week primarily in our Havertown office (some remote work)
Hours are flexible.

Position Responsibilities:
• Administrative support for the Rabbi: High Holiday logistics, calendar creation, ongoing bookkeeping, expense reimbursement
• Event coordination: RSVPs, logistics, communication with hosts and organizers, data collection, materials preparation, coordination of High Holiday and Shabbat/holiday and special offerings

• Communication with donors and stakeholders: answering emails, sending acknowledgement letters

• Membership communications/marketing: email, social media, etc.

• Data maintenance and reporting: member data, dues data, donor data, etc.

• Website maintenance: Updates, posting photos, online calendar


• Extensive Microsoft Outlook (both calendar and email), Word, and Excel experience

• Mastery of Google Suite, including Docs, Forms, Sheets, etc.
• Event coordination experience

• Experience with Website maintenance and social media

• Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Mail Chimp/Constant Contact preferred
• Must be able to provide excellent professional references for relevant work

• Excellent customer service & interpersonal skills

• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing, with excellent spelling and proofreading skills

• Ability to proficiently use the following without training: MS Office Suite (Mail Merge, Outlook, Word, Excel), Google Suite
• Ability to meet deadlines, self-motivate, and track tasks

• Experience working with the Jewish community preferred

• Organized and attentive to details

• Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects

• Ability to work closely in a one-on-one setting

• Ability to think critically and to troubleshoot and resolve problems

• Ability to project warmth, interest, and competence in all interactions


College student or Bachelor's degree.

About Us:

Or Zarua is a co-constructed community of baby boomer/empty-nesters where members are encouraged to share their talents, gifts and skills. Or Zarua is a fiscal sponsee of Reconstructing Judaism.


Please email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Rabbi Shelly Barnathan

Duration part-time
Benefits Free Or Zarua membership
Ad Posted On 2020-01-06
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Ad is posted for 180 days
Categories Internship, Summer Staff
Focus Synagogue
Organization Name Or Zarua
Job Location 1734 Ridgeway Road
Havertown, Pennsylvania
United States
Application Instructions
Please email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Rabbi Shelly Barnathan

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