We are now accepting Avodah applications on a rolling basis, until all positions are filled. Read the position descriptions below and apply early for greatest choice of positions.
Avodah is intended for those who want to serve and have financial need. Yom Kippur is reasonably priced, with additional discounts and work-trade available to reduce cost further. Our pricing does not cover the full cost to produce the event. With this in mind, we ask that you consider your ability to pay before applying for Avodah.
Setup: Tuesday, September 18
We will be getting ready for the holiday, including putting up all structures, and decorations. This position also allows you to enjoy the holiday without working during the event. We provide lunch during setup.
Welcoming: Tuesday, September 18
Be part of our rockin’ welcoming team! Check people in, help with orientation and assist people with gear setup if needed.
Parking Lead: Tuesday, September 18
Help people arrive in a good way. Be the first person to greet participants. Help orient folks to the land and get them parked tightly. Experience is great, but not necessary!
Hearth Helper: Tuesday, September 18 – Wednesday, September 19
Help the hearth our kitchen nourish the village by lending your chopping, prepping, serving, and cleaning skills. Arrival times vary depending on the length of the shift.
Children’s Mentor: Tuesday, September 18 – Wednesday, September 19
We are looking for friendly people to work with our children for a few designated times during the event. You must have experience working with young people ages 5+, ideally in an outdoor, experiential nature context and/or in a Jewish context.
Unloading the truck: Thursday, September 20
Help us unload the truck the day after Yom Kippur at our storage unit in North Oakland. This position allows you freedom to enjoy the holiday without working during the event! Good organizers encouraged to apply.