The NHC is Hiring a Programs Director

We are Seeking Programs Director

The NHC is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the position of Programs Director. The majority of the position may be worked remotely from anywhere in the United States.

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Below is a summary of the position, or click here for the full job description.

Position Summary

LOCATION: The position may be worked remotely from anywhere in the United States. However, for approximately 9 days in the summer, the PD is required to be on site at our annual event.


REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

BENEFITS: Healthcare contribution

SALARY:  Based on experience- $40,000-$44,000

TO APPLY: Send your resume and cover letter to


The Programs Director (PD) reports to the chair or designated member of the Executive Committee (EC) and works with the Operations Director (OD) and the volunteer Havurah community to realize the mission and vision of the NHC. The PD is responsible for the main program of the NHC, the annual Summer Institute. The PD manages the planning process and priority project identified by the Board. The PD spearheads and coordinates efforts to develop and support our dedicated multigenerational volunteers. The position is a director position, legally exempt from overtime requirements, in which the workload varies substantially from one month to the next.

The degree to which the PD effectively engages and manages volunteers from the NHC community will affect the workload. During some months, the Program Director may average more than 40 hours a week while in other months, substantially less work will be required.

Primary responsibilities will include:

Program and Event Planning

  • Site search, site negotiations and ongoing communication with site managers
  • Managing volunteers, temporary staff and contractors to realize a complex project
  • Managing the publicity, recruitment, and registration process
  • On-site management of events and programs
  • Community Development
  • Volunteer support and coordination
  • Communications with community members
  • Communication with the Board, including some meetings on evenings or weekends


  • Strong management, organizational, planning, communication, and negotiating skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain priorities in an environment with many demands and distributed leadership
  • Ability to take initiative, work autonomously, and delegate effectively
  • Knowledge of/involvement in/passion for Jewish community, Jewish culture, Jewish practice is helpful, but not required
  • Good working knowledge of Zoom, Cvent, Google Drive, Facebook Business Suite, MailChimp, and WordPress is preferred but not required

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