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The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence

The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence at the Jewish Federations of North America provides resources and expertise to identify, recruit, develop and retain the highest quality professional and volunteer leadership for the Federation system.

Federation Jobs

We are in the process of updating our job board and website. We apologize for the inconvenience. To view all of our current openings, please click here.

Contact Us

General Information: For information about JFNA's Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence, please contact Elissa Maier, Vice President at

Talent Acquisition: We are always looking for dynamic, committed professionals to strengthen our greatest resource – people. Click here for a listing of available positions. For more information about career opportunities or about how the Mandel Center can serve your professional staffing needs, contact Rea Kurzweil, Managing Director, Talent Acquisition –

Talent Development: For questions regarding Professional and Volunteer training and development needs, please contact Julia Malkin, Director, Learning and Development –




Looking for a job in The Jewish Federation system? Check out HotJobs for a list of exciting, open positions.



Interested in completing your graduate education and becoming a top-notch professional in the Jewish Federation system? Apply for FEREP (The Federation Executive Recruitment and Education Program).



Interested in internship opportunities at The Jewish Federations of North America? Please email Laura Cyrus.

For more information about careers in the Jewish Federation movement, contact us at 212.284.6910.