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Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 12:24 PM


A PJ Library Community Connector will gauge interests, needs, and opportunities and promotes experiences that further friendships and help families connect Jewishly. The Community Connector nurtures relationships by developing and implementing small-scale outreach and engagement programming, connecting families to one another and the Jewish community of Southern NJ. This programming will begin at the very earliest stages of a child’s life in public, secular spaces, and will maximize social connections over time among these families. This is a grant funded position.

Under the guidance of an in collaboration with the Family Outreach Coordinator a Community Connector will:
• build authentic relationships, create new, barrier-free Jewish experiences, expand communities, and impart relevant Jewish content to Jewish families with children ages newborn through 5 years old
• Contact parents in the PJ Library database in targeted locations, explaining programs and identifying interests and needs
• Identify and meet with core groups of parents to participate in local neighborhood programming
• Deepen connections through follow up with photos, contact information, Jewish learning components, and invitations to future gatherings.
• Promote and attend community-based PJ Library programs.
• Contribute content to social media about PJ Library on Southern NJ and participate in online conversations with topics of interest to new parents.
• Assist with monthly Community Connector programming including these essential components of:
o Identifying a host-family for each neighborhood experience and facilitating ice-breakers that foster friendships
o Assisting with the design and implementation of Jewish learning programming, sharing parenting resources, and highlighting opportunities to further learning and connection
o Following up with photos, contact info and invitations to further connect
• A member of the Southern NJ PJ Library parent community is preferred
• Recent experience with children is preferred
• Knowledgeable about the local community’s resources, both within and outside of the Jewish community
• Excited to meet and welcome parent raising Jewish children and possesses the interpersonal skills to build relationships with them
• An excellent communicator who excels at relationship building
• Outgoing, motivated, highly networked and engaged parent
• Self-driven and able to work independently as well as part of a team
• Comfortable with program planning, social media and Microsoft Office
• Available to work some weekends and/or evenings
Please send a resume and/or a brief statement about why you would be the best person for this position to Iris Snyder at EOE

• Location: Cherry Hill, South Jersey

• Post ID: 53597252 southjersey is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018