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Like most non-profit organizations, our Board of Directors plays a critical role in defining vision and acting as the governing body for policy. Additionally, and most importantly, our Board is the pivotal driver behind our fundraising efforts. We are always seeking strategic thinkers to join our Board and continue expanding the impact we have on the Jewish and LA communities. The sense of fulfillment and accomplishment that comes from being a Board member can be seen on the faces of Board members as they glean with pride at our Scholarship event, knowing their individual efforts are paying off in helping serve 1500 children each year.
Our Current Board of Directors as of January 1, 2018. The Board President, Officers and Board of Directors listed are voting members.
Shoshana Himmel, VP
Jonathan C. Lurie, VP¹
Sandy Sigal, VP¹
Matthew Nelson, Secretary
Aaron Cohen, Treasurer
Robert C. Aronoff
Lloyd “Eric” Cotsen
Daniel L. Dworsky
David A. Fenton
Glenn S. Goodstein
Marshall B. Grossman
Scott R. Isdaner *¹
Arnold S. Nelson¹
Brad Rosenberg *¹
Dan Rosenson *¹
Stephen M. Saltzman *¹
Thomas R. Schiff
Michael H. Sendowski¹
John Shane ¹
Lee I. Silver *¹
Gelena Skya Wasserman
Gary N. Stern
Karl M. Sussman *¹
David L. Swartz *¹
Robert A. Waldorf *¹
Lewis M. Wallensky
Marshall J. Wax *¹
* Past Board President
¹JBBBSLA & FCBW Board Member
JBBBSLA Inclusion Statement
Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles embraces the richness and diversity of the Jewish and secular communities. Our leadership, staff and volunteers are committed to creating an environment where all voices are heard and respected, irrespective of gender, socio-economic status, level of Jewish observance, race, religion, ethnicity, gender identification and/or sexual orientation.
Department: Program Services
Status: Full-time (38-hour work week), Non-Exempt Professional, Union Employee
Location: JBBBSLA Office in Tarzana, CA
JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA), celebrating over 100 years of service in the greater Los Angeles area, is seeking a dynamic Match Support Specialist to join our innovative and collaborative team. JBBBSLA provides mentoring services, teen empowerment programs, college support, and year-round camp experiences at Camp Bob Waldorf. JBBBSLA is proud to have achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, their highest level of distinction. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Our vision is that all children achieve success in life.
Job Summary: The Match Support Specialist (MSS) is responsible for matching and supporting the volunteers and children in the one-to-one mentoring program, as well as partnering closely with parents/guardians. The MSS will ensure child safety, promote positive impacts for youth, foster constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and cultivate a strong sense of affiliation with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles for everyone in the match party.
Skills and Qualifications:
We are seeking a candidate with a strong belief in the Mission and Vision of JBBBSLA, as well as the following:
BENEFITS PACKAGE: Competitive salary, paid vacation and sick leave, paid federal and Jewish holidays, 3 additional personal days and early Friday closure. Medical/vision/dental insurance, retirement plans (403(b) and Defined Contribution Plan, Life Insurance and Employee Assistance Program.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Analee Villalpando (email@example.com).
Optimize the life-changing power of camp! The Program Director ensures that our community is one of positive transformation and self-growth. Play a leading role in the creation of an environment for campers that is safe, fun, interactive, and driven by our core values. To reach this goal, the Program Director stewards program development throughout our full year season of summer sessions, weekend retreats, and community engagement initiatives. All team members of Camp Bob Waldorf and Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters work together to help children reach their full potential through the leading practices of the industry.
AT OUR AGENCY
Camp Bob Waldorf and Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles enrich the lives of youth throughout Greater LA with the tools and support system they need to thrive from elementary school to college and beyond, driven by the values of community, inclusion, identity, and respect. Our residential Jewish and non-sectarian camp programs, weekend retreats, outdoor backpacking trips, college scholarships, and mentoring activities provide over 1,000 underserved children each year – regardless of their family’s financial ability – with a safe, nurturing environment where they learn to be creative, responsible, and thoughtful individuals.
1.Work with the Assistant Director to manage summer programs and year-round retreats, taking primary lead on hiring, training and managing program supervisors and specialty instructors.
2. Design a schedule of engaging, fun, and safe activities during camp programs, including:
3. Manage camp logistics drawing on skills in organization and budgeting, including:
4. Collaborate with the Outreach Director to implement strategies in the areas of camper recruitment and retention, including:
5. Collaborate with Director and Assistant Director on general staff management, program development and evaluation, camp policies, and other projects as they arise.
6. Collaborate with colleagues at Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles to create and implement leadership opportunities for campers and other youth served by our agency throughout the year.
7. Assist with the continual development of the camp department through professional education, such as ACA conferences, Foundation for Jewish Camp trainings/resources, and offerings through the Jewish Federation.
8. Participate in additional projects or services as assigned, and as workload permits, to help meet departmental needs.
ON A TEAM
The Program Director will work closely with all members of the camp department, including the Director, Assistant Director, Outreach Director, registration team, facility staff, seasonal staff, and community partners. They will also interact with other members of JBBBSLA including staff members of the HR department, Development, Finance, and Mentoring Programs. Additionally, they will interact with board members and donors as seen fit by the Camp Director and JBBBSLA CEO.
Learn more about our camp community at www.campbobwaldorf.org
Submit resume to Dr. Zach Lasker, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf was established in 1962 to provide ongoing operational funding for Camp Bob Waldorf. Thanks in part to The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf, more than 60,000 underserved children have attended our camp and its existence ensures that the camp will remain open for many generations to come.
The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf is a California 501(c)(3) organization (Tax ID 95-6127224) that operates as a restricted endowment fund. The Board approves monthly allocations to cover camp operating expenses, and also raises money to fund camp programs.
Sandy Sigal, VP of the Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf and former camper
JBBBSLA is proud to share information about our programs and our people through an annual impact statement and a biannual “Snapshot.”