Program Associate, Jewish Teen Foundation

Reports to Senior Program Manager, Jewish Teen Foundation


COMPENSATION RANGE: $32.00 - $36.00/per hour

JOB TYPE: Regular, Part-time, Non-Exempt


As a center for Jewish philanthropy, the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (the Federation) mobilizes assets to support the most pressing issues of our time, while building and sustaining thriving Jewish communities in the Bay Area, Israel and beyond for generations to come. We inspire personal and collaborative philanthropy, and facilitate grantmaking, impact lending, and advocacy to make the world a better place.
With our work guided by Jewish values, the Federation operates as a community foundation, partnering with individuals and families to implement their charitable visions as well as to connect and strengthen the Jewish non-profit sector. In 2022, the Federation granted and loaned more than $245 million, making it the single largest funder of Jewish causes in the state of California. Learn more about us.
The Federation is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with a variety of skill sets who wants to join a team working to build a new model of 21st century and next generation Federation engagement.


The JTF Associate is a temporary Federation employee (up to 40 hours/month, plus a weekend-long retreat in October), responsible for supporting the JTF’s (Senior) Program Manager in executing an array of administrative duties. This includes: staffing JTF events, prepping materials, organizing logistics, salesforce data entry, supporting teens in fundraising and JTF-related work, and recruitment assistance.  The JTF Associate will participate in regular meetings with the (Senior) Program Manager to fully understand the work and goals of JTF and to be trained on their duties each month.


  • Staff Sunday Meetings and JTF weekend Retreat to assist with program logistics and supervision of teens.
  • Participate in regular meetings with (Senior) Program Manager.
  • Assist in meeting prep (logistics, supplies, speakers, materials, etc.).
  • Log all data into Salesforce.
  • Assist in synthesizing teen nonprofit research/interviews.
  • Assist in the coordination of professionals to be interviewed by JTF Board members.
  • Assist in the review process of up to 50 teens fundraising pages and letters.
  • Assist with recruitment logistics.
  • Assist with other special projects as needed delegated by (Senior) Program Manager.


  • Experience working with teens.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and meet objectives and performance standards.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances, needs, hours.
  • Proactive problem solver and self-starter.
  • Extremely organized and able to multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player, professionally with colleagues and in working with teens
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective communicator.
  • Proficient with technology.
  • All Federation employees working with teens will be required to pass a background check and will be fingerprinted.
  • Knowledge of nonprofits/philanthropy – preferred.
  • Valid California driver’s license – preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.. 

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


The Federation views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a company culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible talent pool to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values. The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund is an equal opportunity employer.