Program Associate, Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

Managing Director, Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards


The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards annually recognizes and awards up to 15 exceptional Jewish teen leaders from California and across the United States for outstanding volunteer leadership of initiatives that are changing the world. Each recipient is awarded $36,000 to further their tikkun olam project or to support their education.

The program’s annual cycle includes several phases: promotion and processing nominations and applications; managing the application evaluation process and review and selection committee work; planning annual Awards events and year-round engagement of past recipients and key stakeholders.

The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards is a program of the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Community Federation of and Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.


The Program Associate is responsible for providing administrative and program support, as well as organizing and coordinating operations under the direction of the Managing Director. Key responsibilities include general administration, managing online and software platforms, providing process guidance to program applicants and committee members, and contributing to year-round project management.



  • Manage and implement all year-round logistics and operations for the program.
  • Serve as the primary administrative point of contact for all committee members.
  • Provide general administrative support to Managing Director, and other team members as needed.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure accurate and timely budget tracking, reconciliation, payment requests, reimbursements, vendor contracts, Award disbursements, etc.
  • Maintain current contact information for committee members and alumni (Raiser’s Edge / Salesforce / Airtable).


  • Manage all aspects of the nominations, applications, and references processes in Salesforce.
  • Collect and analyze application data, generating statistical reports for the review and selection process.
  • Manage the creation and digital distribution of applicant materials for committee members.
  • Lead and help manage and perform due diligence investigation/vetting of awards applicants to help clarify veracity and details of their projects.

Event Coordination

  • Coordinate logistics, in-person and virtual events, and preparation of materials for meetings
  • Serve as a key partner coordinating Awards weekend events, ownership of key logistics (event catering, transportation, hotel reservations, etc.).
  • Develop and maintain guest lists for all Awards events using Airtable.


  • Produce and manage general correspondence, emails, letters, mailings, etc.
  • Support and manage communications with committee members, applicants, nominators, event guests, etc.
  • Manage applicant communication, sending application status and deadline reminders and notifications to non-Awardees.
  • Respond to general inquiries about the program.
  • Database/Web/Technology
  • Manage the Awards website in partnership with professional technical support when required.
  • Ensure database maintenance and produce periodic program reports.
  • Support Salesforce projects and maintain an updated database with an eye for improvements.


  • 2-4 years related professional experience.
  • Excellent organizational and project planning/management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high degree of integrity.


  • Experience as a Salesforce administrator.
  • Strong computer skills required including MS Office Suite, particularly Excel experience.
  • Database management experience.
  • WordPress experience strongly preferred.
  • HTML and Airtable a plus.

Compensation range: $65,000-$70,000


Please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter. All applications and inquiries will receive a response and will be kept strictly confidential.

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits — medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, holidays (including Jewish), and retirement plan.

The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, orientation, ethnicity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are committed to building an organizational culture that advances diversity, equity, racial justice, and belonging. Read Our Commitment to Diversity to learn more.