Limmud Vancouver 2018 Part-Time Administrator, September 2017 – May 2018


Limmud Vancouver is a two-day festival of Jewish learning. We are preparing for our fourth Limmud Vancouver conference, scheduled for April 14-15, 2018. Due to our growth, we are able to hire a part-time administrator to support our volunteers. The job requires flexibility and communication with a diverse group of people. Other than this position, we are a totally volunteer-based organization.

Limmud promotes the idea that everyone should be a student and anyone can be a teacher.  

Job Description
Support the Limmud Vancouver Steering Committee and Subcommittees by:

  • Manage email communication and event registration
  • Coordinate and oversee venue liaison & logistics
  • Manage ongoing communication with all presenters
  • Support and coordinate efforts with community organizations, synagogues, etc.
  • Coordinate (in conjunction with Chair), volunteer communications and committee work, including meeting minutes
  • Assist in coordination of program book advertisement and sponsorship
  • Weekly meetings with key volunteers, flexible scheduling
  • Additional tasks as directed by the Chair

Required Skills

  • Quick learner and able to respond to ongoing and changing work requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and communication styles
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)
  • Flexible with hours: Ability to attend monthly evening steering committee meetings
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • A sense of humor!
  • Familiarity with the Jewish community an asset
  • Graphic design experience an asset but not necessary
  • Ability to use or learn Mailchimp

Salary: ($20/hour for a maximum of 500 hours/$10,000)

Please send resume and cover letter to chair.limmudvan@icloud.com no later than June 26, 2017. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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