Employment Opportunities

Chief Program Officer 

The Chief Program Officer is a key member of the senior leadership team of
Calgary Jewish Federation, overseeing most of the organization’s program
and service delivery and assuming responsibility for the Community Relations,
Security and Advocacy portfolios. The CPO supervises a number of program
staff, and reports directly to the CEO. This role is ideal for candidates looking
to make a difference in Jewish and broader Calgary, with a focus on ensuring
that programs and services address diverse community needs, build Jewish
identity and pride, advocate on behalf of Jewish and human rights concerns,
and build relationships with key stakeholders including local law enforcement
and politicians. This is a full-time senior management position.

Areas of program supervision focus and responsibility may include, but not
be limited to:

• Community Relations and community security
• Holocaust and Human Rights Education
• Welcome programs for newborns / young families, and newcomers
• PJ Library®
• Hillel (University and College programs)
• Inclusion
• P2G – Partnership2Gether
• IBP – Integrated Bursary Program
• Communications and messaging
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the CEO
Key competencies:
• Minimum of five years supervisory experience, preferably in a diverse,
multi-faceted non-profit or Jewish communal organization
• Solid knowledge of Jewish traditions, Jewish community, and Israel
• Strategic advocacy skills
• Comfort in representing Jewish perspectives when working with interfaith
groups, law enforcement, politicians, and the broader community
• Strong communications / writing skills
• Experience working with budgets
• Ability to work independently, as a team, and develop innovative solutions
to important issues
Additional desirable qualities / skills:
• Hebrew language proficiency
• Fundraising / grants experience
• Database proficiency
• Social media footprint and proficiency

Salary commensurate with experience. Send your cover letter and
resume in confidence to Paula Egelnick by October 16, 2017.

Shalom Baby and PJ Library® Program Assistant

The Shalom Baby and PJ Library® Program Assistant will support Calgary
Jewish Federation’s Shalom Baby program and aid in the delivery of
PJ Library programs. This is a part-time position (maximum 15 hours per
month) and the successful candidate will report to the PJ Library Coordinator.

The position entails:
• Outreach to new parents and delivering Shalom Baby gift baskets
• Organizing and supervising Shalom Baby play groups held every two weeks
• Help with planning and delivery of PJ Library programs

The successful candidate will be:
• Friendly, outgoing, and organized
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Available to work one Sunday a month
Send your cover letter and resume in confidence to Paula Egelnick by October 16, 2017.