Part Time

Center Intern, Spring 2021 - JFNA Washington DC

Jewish Federations of North America Washington DC

The Jewish Federations of North America’s Washington Office is seeking a part-time intern for spring 2021 who wants to pursue interests in social services, research, program management, communications, and/or education.

Organization Overview:
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services, and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice), and Torah (Jewish learning).

Position Summary:
Intern will work with the JFNA Center of Aging and Trauma (Center). The Center is advancing Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) supportive services for Holocaust survivors by distributing sub-grants to local agencies and Federations, and by providing technical assistance and capacity building support to sub-grantees and the Aging Services Network at large. The Center intern will assist with several short-term and long-term projects related to subgrantee communications, meeting and event coordination, copyediting memos, and analyzing and organizing resource materials, among other assignments. 

Please note that the JFNA Washington office is working remotely for the foreseeable future. Therefore, applicants do not need to live in the Washington, DC metro area.

Position Requirements:

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Professional behavior and ability to work with diverse personalities and work styles
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate or graduate student preferred


  • Interns earn a stipend of $1,000
  • Gain the experience of what it means to be a part-time employee by attending meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations
  • Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment
  • Gain knowledge about how the Jewish community organizes to improve public policies for Jews and Americans
  • Learn what is entailed with managing federally-funded, national social service programs

To apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references to Leah Bergen at


At JFNA we celebrate and welcome people of all identities and backgrounds. Additionally, JFNA complies with all laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need any accommodations to participate in the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.