JVS Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Job Type


Jewish Community Outreach Sr. Coordinator

 Summary of Position

Program:            Development & Marketing

Mission:             The Development Department is responsible for the agency’s fundraising, as well as external messaging and branding. Comprised of marketing, fundraising and volunteer programs, the Development Department raises $13 million annually to support the work of JVS.  This position coordinates JVS program outreach and client engagement initiatives serving the Bay Area Jewish Community

Principal Relationships:

  • Reports to: Vice President, Development & Marketing
  • Collaborates with: Development & Marketing Team, Program Staff,


  • Strengthen JVS relationship with Bay Area Jewish Community organizations
  • Coordinate and deliver the Kohn summer internship program
  • Support JVS individual/community donor engagement and volunteer activities
  • Support Jewish Community donor stewardship
  • Manage Fee-for-Service offerings to Jewish organizations
  • Support agency wide client recruitment

Qualifications and competencies – insert core competencies

Core Competencies

Drives to Outcomes using Resources & Data:

  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities, meet deliverables and deadlines
  • Strong computer proficiency in standard programs and applications
  • Proficient in a variety of communications platforms: written, in-person, social media and online

Collaborates and Cultivates Partnerships:

  • Ability to effectively coach and collaborate with individuals to reach a desired outcome
  • Strong customer service and relationship management skills
  • Strong outreach skills to community partners; able to nurture and build on existing relationships
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

Commits to Professional Growth:

  • Committed to providing useful and stimulating training sessions
  • Able to determine professional development needs of interns as a group, and as individuals

Thinks Critically and Strategically:

  • Able to analyze and resolve root issues when conflicts arise
  • Shows consistently strong judgment; suggests logical, realistic solutions based on data and best practices
  • Innovative and creative approach to projects and problem solution

Communicates Effectively and Respectfully:

  • Strong communication skills; able to clearly communicate ideas and solutions persuasively. Able to de-escalate with diplomacy and tact.
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking and group facilitation skills

Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence & Relational Skills:

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with diverse staff and clientele
  • Able to display empathy and relate to employers and interns;
  • Recognizes own emotions and impulses; consistently acts in a professional manner

Navigates Change:

  • Maintains positive outlook in face of adversity
  • Flexible and able to pivot to meet the needs of employer partners

Minimum Qualifications

  • Community engagement and outreach campaign experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects simultaneously in a performance and outcome oriented environment
  • Public speaking, training and facilitation experience

Preferred Qualifications 

  • BA/ BS degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in program planning, coordinating, implementation, and assessment
  • Demonstrated community leadership
  • Extensive and in-depth understanding, and connection to the Bay Area Jewish community
  • Experience working with volunteers and/or donors


Jewish Community Outreach:

  • Create and maintain connections with Jewish community organizations; promote JVS Services and identify new program opportunities
  • Create and deliver client outreach and engagement activities for Jewish communities, including public workshops and other events, social media and marketing campaigns
  • Develop, implement and monitor outreach plan for all Jewish community programs
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of success of outreach and engagement activities and adjust activities based on assessments

Kohn Program Coordination:

  • Conduct outreach, marketing and recruitment of Kohn Summer Intern Program candidates and participating Jewish Agencies
  • Plan, recruit and implement the full summer experience for the Kohn summer interns and supervisors, including orientation, Friday seminars, site visits and providing support for both host sites and interns.
  • Provide paperwork to Employer of Record (Signature Staffing); liaison between interns and Signature
  • Coordinate culmination luncheon, guest speakers and acknowledgement of interns and employers
  • Upon completion of program, conduct an annual program review and produce program report

Outreach Program Development:

  • Participate in the planning of new and existing community programs, including designing, implementing, performance monitoring and evaluating
  • Elicit partner feedback when developing new outreach strategies
  • Facilitate weekly welcome sessions for new clients

Jewish Community Donor Engagement:

  • Identify opportunities to connect individual donors and prospective donors through volunteer engagement
  • Steward small/mid-sum Jewish Community Donors
  • As appropriate, solicit mid-sum Jewish Community Donors

 Fee-for-service offerings:

  • Research and identify additional opportunities for fee-for-service offerings
  • Develop and pilot fee-for-service offerings to serve the Jewish community as appropriate


This position will be working in a typical office setting, with no extremes in temperature or lighting.

  • Able to travel and present at offsite locations in the Bay Area
  • Able to transport/carry presentation materials
  • Applicants should be able to work with equipment typically found in an office and should be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodation. Possible accommodations needed should be discussed prior to the onset of employment and/or the interview process.


Department/program:                 Development & Marketing

Classification:                                 Full-time, Exempt

Benefits:                                          Eligible for all benefits offered to regular employees

Date written/revised:                   October 4, 2019


Want to Apply? Please email cover letter and resume to recruit@jvs.org; please use Jewish Community Outreach Sr. Coordinator in the subject line

Position Status:  This is a regular, FT (35 hours/week), non-exempt position, eligible for benefits which include: medical, dental, vision, retirement, 4 weeks’ vacation, sick leave, most Federal and Jewish holidays


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to this job.

JVS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities; please let us know if you need accommodations for the interview process.

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