Careers/Leadership Center

Job Title: Young Leadership Director

Date Last Updated: 4/22/2013
Job ID #: 10613

Role/Job Category:Young Leadership
Organization Name:Jewish Community Federation of Richmond


Young Leadership Director
Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

Reporting to the CEO, the Young Leadership Director is the primary staff person at Federation responsible for identifying young Jewish adults (ages 25-45) and for recruiting, educating and placing such people into appropriate leadership positions at the Federation and its affiliated agencies. In particular, the Young Leadership Director helps young Jewish adults understand the need for making a quality gift to the annual campaign and for assuming active roles in the campaign. Through a variety of program activities and direct one on one contact, the Young Leadership Director is responsible for developing a cadre of young Jewish leaders who are ready, willing and able to accept leadership roles in campaign, other Federation committees and task forces, and affiliated agency committees and boards. This is a critical effort to provide for the continuity of Jewish leadership and to ensure quality Jewish leadership for the Federation and the Richmond Jewish community into the 21st century.


  • Staff the Community Leadership Institute and the Young Leadership Campaign
  • Develop and implement activities designed to reach out to young Jewish adults (25-45 years old) for the purposes of connection to the Federation, the annual campaign and the Jewish community
  • Manage a process that identifies, educates and places young adults into appropriate leadership positions at Federation (especially campaign) and its affiliated agencies
  • Promote Jewish learning and knowledge as important elements of Jewish leadership and provide for Jewish learning opportunities as part of the Young Leadership development process
  • Help participants in Young Leadership gain an understanding of the importance of making a quality gift to the campaign and working in the campaign as a solicitor and leader
  • Develop training programs and opportunities to enhance leadership skills of Young Leadership participants
  • Cultivate on an individual basis those young adults who have potential to become involved in or are currently involved in Young Leadership activities at Federation
  • Recruit participants and where appropriate, serve as staff for Jewish Community Federation of Richmond delegations to regional, national and international Young Leadership conferences and missions


  • MA required, at least 2 years of experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with potential donors and community leaders in the 25-45 age range
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organization skills to manage a variety of assignments and tasks at one time
  • Face to face solicitation experience

Desired Education Degree/Level:Masters

Career Level:2-5 yrs. experience

How To Apply
Contact For Job:JFNA-MCLE-BJ
Contact Title:Consultant
Preferred Contact Method:E-mail
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