Community Impact Associate

6 days left

Midtown Atlanta
Aug 26, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Community Impact Associate
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

POSITION TITLE: Community Impact Associate   


REPORTS TO: Senior Director of Jewish Journeys, Places, and Welcoming

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time (15 hrs/wk), Non-exempt


PRINCIPAL FUNCTION:  As Jewish Atlanta continues to boom, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta intends to play a bold and creative role in reimagining and deepening community engagement. We are looking for a radically welcoming Community Impact Associate to help us invest in projects that accelerate and innovate the Jewish community of Greater Atlanta.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Jewish Journeys, Places and Welcoming, the Community Impact Associate will collaborate with our partners on a common agenda guided by the principles of collective impact to share best practices, build trust, and foster strategic partnerships. This position will serve as a wayfinder and help advance the message that there is a role and a place for everyone in the Greater Atlanta Jewish community.

In this part-time role, you will foster thoughtful discussion about how to innovate and empower the North Fulton Jewish Community, and work alongside organizations that are creating radically welcoming spaces, engaging people where they already live, and connecting Jews and their loved ones to build meaningful social connections. You will join a team dedicated to building a 21st-century Jewish community that will be embraced by the next generation.


• Build strong relationships in the Atlanta Jewish community, specifically focusing on North Fulton

• Work with Making Jewish Places grantee partners on program implementation and grant oversight

• Help design and facilitate a learning series for the cohort of Making Jewish Places grantees

• Identify gaps in services for the Greater Atlanta Jewish community and proactively seek to identify

    organizations and programs that meet these needs

• Meet with local community leaders to identify needs and refine grant-making process

The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.

STATUS AND SCOPE: No supervisory responsibilities. Work hours include nights and weekends as needed. Serve as representative for Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta mission and initiatives among partners and the community. Initiate and respond to ongoing contacts with Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta staff, board members, volunteers and members of the lay community. Collaborate and interact with Federation staff, prospective and current donors and other members of the community.


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

• 3-5 years of experience in a non-profit organization or equivalent

• Management of diverse constituencies  and knowledge of the Jewish community preferred

• An appreciation for the diversity of Jewish identity, expression, and practice

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written communication abilities

• Knowledge and ability to use databases, computer spreadsheets, word processing and other basic programs

 • A dynamic and outgoing personality with the ability to build relationships with a variety of different audiences and ages

• Self-motivated with a willingness to take initiative in a fast-paced, team environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent standing and walking with prolonged periods of sitting at desk or in meetings. Must have stamina needed to attend morning, evening, and weekend meetings and events in addition to regular schedule. Must be available for local, national and international travel to attend meetings, functions, and other activities. Must provide own transportation and have a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Position requires ability to organize, prioritize, manage and complete multiple, often-competing projects; delegate responsibilities; act as a motivator and role model to lay leadership and professional staff; and oversee the completion of multiple and varied projects and programs on differing timelines.

*Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer

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