TITLE: Community Weaver
SALARY: $60,000-$80,000, with performance-based bonus opportunities
LOCATION: Berkeley, CA; must be available to work in-person (not virtual or hybrid)
IDEAL EXPERIENCE: At least 2–4 years of relevant professional experience
APPLICATION OPEN: August 1, 2023
ANTICIPATED START DATE: September-October 2023 (start date negotiable)
APPLY: Email your resume and short cover letter to email@example.com
Chochmat HaLev is a thriving Jewish spiritual community in Berkeley, CA, known for our welcoming and inclusive approach, high-energy musical prayer services, deep meditation and contemplative offerings, and wide range of classes and programs that offer meaningful spiritual experiences. We are seeking to hire a Community Weaver to help grow and deepen our community.
The Community Weaver leads our efforts to welcome new members into our community and support our members in becoming more engaged, fulfilled, and connected. This role reflects our focus on relationship-based engagement and connection, trust, and belonging as core attributes of our community. This role will work closely with, and be supported by, our Spiritual Leader Zvika Krieger as well as our Member Engagement committee.
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WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish organizations. This includes people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities. We welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.
About Chochmat HaLev
Founded 30 years ago as one of the first Jewish meditation centers, we have grown into a vibrant multi-generational spiritual community with over 150 member families and regularly welcome 200-300 people to our weekly Shabbat services and over 600 participants to High Holiday services both in-person and virtually. We offer classes and programs on ancestral Jewish texts, mysticism, mediation, and more, as well as programming for young children and families (including an innovative B’Mitzvah program), 20s and 30s, and elders. We are egalitarian, LGBTQ+ friendly, and welcome people of all identities, priding ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive community that is deeply rooted in Jewish ritual and practice. To learn more about Chochmat HaLev, we invite you to read this lively profile in eJewish Philanthropy.
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