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Bar/Batmitzvah Coordinator- GIFT

  • Location: Hendon, NW4
  • Sector: Community
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

Hours: c.15 hours p/week initially with a view to increase to 25 hours per week over time – some hours will be out of normal office hours (Most Sundays) (Hours to be discussed due to Covid-19.)


• To develop and implement a Bar/Batmitzvah programme for year 7’s (girls) and year 8’s (boys).

• Encourage and work with families to make their Bnei Mitzvah more meaningful by having a charity project or giving stall connected to it.

• Create fundraising opportunities for those celebrating their Bnei Mitzvah. 

Areas of Responsibility:

• Develop an overall strategic plan to market GIFT’s Bar/Batmitzvah to the public, being sensitive to the various different expressions of Judaism. 

• Being responsible for booking and implementing the Bnei Mitzvah stalls and projects, creating a relationship with the youngsters and their families including follow up after the Milestone has occurred. 

• Liaise with graphics to create whatever marketing is needed to promote GIFT’s Bar/Batmitzvah programme.

• Create Bnei Mitzvah programmes in school and out of school focused on giving. Market, recruit and teach or oversee correct staff teaching the materials. 

• To recruit and train Madrichim/Madrichot to run “Giving Stalls” at the Bnei Mitzvah parties. 

• To create trips, competitions and challenges for both Bar and Batmitzvah boys and girls, and to run them if necessary, ensuring adequate staff is on the trip. 

• Create KPI’s for staff that will be approved together with MD and line manager. 

• Create and present budget to MD of GIFT for the year and then once approved, implement strategic plan according to the budget.

Personality / Experience:

We are looking for candidate who can demonstrate a number of these personality traits and experiences.

• Experience working with youth is essential.

• Confident to engage schools and parents.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Outgoing and proactive, demonstrating attention to detail and methodical in approach.

• Must be a self-starter, able to work on their own and manage multiple priorities.

• Computer literacy is essential. 

• Able to educate and speak about Jewish concepts to both children and parents. 

• Must have a good knowledge of Jewish communal life.

To apply for this role please contact yael@theworkavenue.org.u