Peninsula B’hootz: Youth Mentor for Jewish Outdoor Education Grades 1–4
March — May 2017
Part-time, contract role
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We seek educators with 2+ years experience in Jewish and nature-based education to serve as mentors for youth grades 1-4 for six Sundays in the Spring 2017 season. Each mentor will lead a group of 10-12 youth each day, participate in curriculum planning, and interact with families.
About the Organization:
A five-time Slingshot award winner as one of the nation’s most innovative Jewish nonprofits, Wilderness Torah’s mission is to awaken and celebrate the earth-based traditions of Judaism to nourish the connections between self, community, earth, and Spirit. See our website at opzioni binarie siti con demo wildernesstorah.org.
Wilderness Torah utilizes a nature and mentorship-based philosophy to support youth to develop connections to nature, Judaism, peers, adult mentors, Spirit, and their own gifts and challenges. We integrate the 8-Shields model for nature-connection and cultural-mentoring with traditional earth-based Jewish teachings to support the awakening of ancient forms of connection for our modern time.
Founded in 2007, Wilderness Torah has served more than 10,000 participants with programs that reconnect Judaism to nature, including multi-generational land-based holiday festivals; outdoor Jewish education for grades K-12; and young adult leadership training. In 2016, we launched our inaugural Training Institute to train leaders from across the country and internationally in Wilderness Torah’s K-12 curriculum.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Collaborative curriculum planning under guidance of Lead Mentor
- Program preparations and communication with staff and families as directed by Lead Mentor
- Attend Wilderness Torah training days and team meetings – TBA
- Lead group of 10-12 youth and whole-group programming on 6 Sundays
- Mentor and guide youth, maintain safety and health of all participants
- Supervise teen apprentice mentors
- Attend staff meetings immediately before and after each program day
- 2+ years experience working with children in grades 1-4 in Jewish and/or outdoor programs
- Knowledge of the Jewish calendar and holiday cycles, stories, and values
- Naturalist and wilderness skills knowledge
- Basic first aid and CPR
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic team of youth mentors
- Excitement to pioneer this program expansion
- Train in Wilderness Torah’s unique, nationally-recognized educational model, which blends the 8-Shields model of community design with Jewish traditions
- Work with an exceptional team of passionate people
- Opportunities for further employment with Wilderness Torah at our land-based holiday festivals and other programs
- Opportunities for advancement and to mentor teen apprentices in B’hootz
Pay and Benefits:
Pay commensurate with experience, competitive on a non-profit pay scale. This is a part-time, contract role.
pilota opzioni binarie Pay commensurate with experience. This is a part-time, contract role.
Wilderness Torah is an equal opportunity employer. Local candidates only. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Thank you!