Employment Opportunities

PJ Library® Parent Connector

PJ Library in Calgary is actively recruiting two Parent Connectors to help spark connections between families raising Jewish children, and to create welcoming and inclusive programs for families. Parent Connectors will nurture relationships among families, create new, low-barrier Jewish experiences, and provide PJ Library inspired Jewish content to families raising Jewish children (from newborns to 12 years old). 

These connections will be facilitated through a variety of channels, including one-on-one coffee meetups, small-scale family gatherings, program series, and more. 

This part-time position (15 hours per month) is flexible and offers a chance to welcome and connect all families raising Jewish children. Parent Connectors will be mentored and supported by the PJ Library and Family Engagement Coordinator.

Position runs through June 30, 2024 – with possibility for extension. 


A Parent Connector is:

  • A passionate ambassador for PJ Library, sharing PJ Library with all families they encounter.
  • Excited to meet, welcome, and get to know parents raising Jewish children.
  • An excellent communicator and listener, and excels at relationship building.
  • Passionate about Jewish life, and excited to infuse Jewish themes into programs.
  • Understanding and respectful of the range of Jewish connection and knowledge among parents.
  • Interested in facilitating and participating in new opportunities for peers to meet each other.
  • Self-motivated, curious, and open to new ideas.
  • Familiar with online communication outlets for parents.
  • Able to work independently, as well as part of a team.


Parent Connector Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and facilitate gatherings for a targeted area (e.g. meet ups at a playground, informal playgroup, story time, home-hosted series, etc.).
  • Deepen connections with families through face-to-face meetings, phone calls, personal emails, and social media.
  • Participate in an orientation session, followed by weekly meetings with the PJ Library and Family Engagement Coordinator.
  • Actively share the gift of PJ Library with families they encounter.
  • Collect and maintain contact information for program participants.
  • Support larger PJ Library programs as needed.


Position Requirements:

  • Available to work a flexible schedule including weekends.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation.


To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Sydney Truax by August 7, 2023.