Jobs and Resources


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Youth Advisor

The youth advisor will attend and assist with 2-4 events per month in the Youth Community. These events typically take place in the evenings or weekend. The youth advisor will attend all youth community staff meetings and aide in set up, take down, and event logistics the day of an event. This person is looked at as a role model, so they must display strong responsibility and maturity. Experience working with children and a vehicle is strongly recommended. Compensation will be $2,500 for the year.
Contact Tovah Goodman at

Sunday School Teacher

We are looking to hire dynamic and energetic teachers for our Sunday school program that meets weekly from 10-12:15 in Downtown Chicago. Chicago Sinai is a Reform congregation located in the heart of Chicago. We strive to instill a love and excitement about Judaism and Jewish living in the lives of our young people.                                                                                                   Contact Rabbi Amanda Greene at to apply to teach during 2017-2018 Academic Year

Looking for Education majors to teach Sunday School for a 2nd-3rd grade multi-grade class at Congregation Kneseth Israel-Elgin.                                                                                           Contact Heather Weiser, Director of Education, at


Energetic, fun sitter needed for school pick up - We need someone to pick up our son at his school in River West and drive him to our home in Lakeview, maybe with a stop at a playground along the way.  Hours are 2:30 - 4:30 on Wednesdays. Must be willing to go through a background check and provide proof of clean driving record and insurance. Love of singing along to Jewish music in the car a plus! Contact Hannah Bloom-Hirschberg at

Jewish family in Chicago looking to find a great babysitter one to four afternoons each week.             Contact Mia Stillman-Taback at

Study Abroad Opportunities in Israel

Nachshon Project Fellows spend the second semester of their junior year of college tuition free studying at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to their regular course load, fellows participate in Nachshon Project seminars, lectures, and trips that help them strengthen their Jewish identity and create a stronger connection to Israel. Upon completing the undergraduate part of the program, Nachshon Project Fellows become eligible to apply for graduate school fellowships. Apply today and you may be among 40 Nachshon Project Fellows departing for Jerusalem for the spring 2018 semester!                                                   Contact or visit for more information   

Opportunities for Summer 2018:

Lewis Summer Internship

The Hillels of Illinois Harriet and Maurice Lewis Family Summer Intern Program (LSIP) is an eight-week paid work/study internship program hosted by agencies and/or departments of the Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. This prestigious program has evolved to meet the professional and communal needs of Jewish students today – students who are captivated by Jewish community building and are interested in developing their own professional portfolio.

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Kefiada Summer Camp in Israel

Kefiada, JUF’s English-immersion, American style day camp in Kiryat Gat-Lachish-Shafir, Israel, is looking for Illinois college students to work as camp counselors this summer. Kefiada provides a bridge over the summer for Israeli students, grades 4th – 6th, to retain the English that they have learned during the school year and expand on it in a fun, structured way.

Interested applicants should either be from Chicago originally or go to school in Illinois and do not need to speak Hebrew. There are no program costs for counselors, room and board are provided free and flight stipends are provided.

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