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Youth & Family Programs Manager Urban Adamah +1 more

  • Date Posted September 22, 2022
  • Location Berkeley, CA
  • Category Education / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Urban Adamah is an educational farm and community center in Berkeley, California that integrates the practices of Jewish tradition, mindfulness, sustainable agriculture, and social justice to build loving, just, and sustainable communities. We provide training programs, educational workshops, and community celebrations for more than 10,000 visitors annually. Job description The Youth & Family Programs (YFP) Manager is responsible for the education and public engagement of Urban Adamah’s youth and families in a variety of ways. This includes overseeing and ensuring the success of existing summer and winter camps, family programming, and youth retreats. The Manager’s focus is on sustaining relationships with camp families throughout the year and creating access points for new YFP participants to feel welcomed on the farm.

The YFP Manager supervises 15 – 20 summer camp staff June – August, manages program-specific and seasonal staff, and designs content and curriculum as needed.

START DATE
November 2022 | Full-Time Position

CAMP URBAN ADAMAH
Camp offers campers a taste of Jewish values and meaning, and organic farm life, through fun and dynamic hands-on programs at Urban Adamah.  The Youth & Family Programs Manager will:
  • Camp Preparation
    • Hiring, training, and managing camp staff
    • Revising the CIT and Internship program
    • Partnering with the Marketing Manager to ensure proper camp marketing and registration
    • Designing camp programming that is dynamic and inquiry based while also ensuring a safe environment for participants
  • During Camp
    • Liaising with parents and other stakeholders to address individual camper needs with support from the YFP Director
    • Tracking and working within the camp budget with assistance and support from the YFP Director
    • Managing camp logistics and administration with support from the YFP Associate and summer support staff    
  • Post Camp
    • Ensuring ongoing / year-round engagement with camp families 
    • Surveying camp families at the end of each session to assess program strengths and growth areas
    • Surveying camp families throughout the year, on a quarterly basis, to learn their programmatic interests, likelihood to return to and recommend camp to others, etc.

RETREATS
The Youth & Family Programs Manager will...

  • Lead outreach, develop content, manage contracting and logistics, and serve as the primary leader of 4 – 6 on-site, multi-day, youth retreats annually (with additional retreat staff assisting with and/or leading programming)
  • Remain in contact with partnering Jewish day schools and synagogue religious school programs, as needed, with the assistance and support from the YFP Director and Associate
  • Track and work within the retreat program budget with assistance and support from the YFP Director
  • Provide input on marketing materials and strategies as requested by the YFP Director
  • Assist with recruitment, hiring, and necessary training of retreat staff

FAMILY PROGRAMS
Urban Adamah offers a variety of programs designed for families. Our programs give families the opportunity to experience the farm through hands-on activities that connect us to the food we eat, our bodies, Jewish values, and the cycles of nature. The Youth & Family Programs Manager will...

  • Maintain existing programs, such as Tot Shabbats, Sprouts Family Days, etc. 
  • Execute new family programming initiatives as directed by the YFP Director 

MARKETING
The Youth & Family Programs Manager will...

  • Provide guidance and support to the Marketing Manager with all Youth & Family Programs focused marketing
  • Help ensure all programs are well known in the community and are attractive to a growing number of potential participants
Additional Details
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
This is a full-time benefited, and exempt position that includes healthcare, holidays, and paid time off. Salary range: $63,000 – $72,000 per year. Comprehensive benefits include...
  • 100% health care coverage for self and 50% coverage of dependents in a Silver Tier Kaiser plan or its equivalent in our carrier’s options
  • 80% coverage of dental insurance for self
  • Paid vacation days beginning at 15 days; 20 days in second year; incremental increase to 25 days
  • 5 paid sick days per year
  • Up to 20 paid holidays (a mix of both national and Jewish holidays)
  • Tax-free retirement account after 2 years
  • A pre-tax FSA for medical, dependent care, and transit
  • Paid and unpaid parental, medical, and bereavement leave (following 1 year of employment)
  • Paid Jury Duty leave
  • Unpaid time off
SCHEDULE
The YFP Manager will need to work on evenings and weekends and, on occasion, more than 40 hours per week to fulfill the duties of the position. When not on site facilitating a program, the general hours of employment are 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday. The YFP Manager is expected to be on site at minimum of 15 minutes before camp staff arrive each day. The Manager will supervise the after-camp coordinator and is often required to stay to speak with families and support campers. Because summer camp requires an excess of 40 hours a week when in session, we work to arrange additional time off at the end of the season.

SUPERVISION
This position will be initially supervised by the Senior Director of Programs & Innovation, Allegra Guarino with plans to transition over to the Youth & Family Programs Director in early 2023. We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from diverse backgrounds. This includes Black, Indigenous, Latino, and Asian people, LGBTQ, and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds. We affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.
Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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