Part Time

Intern for JFNA's Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care - JFNA

JFNA Washington DC

The Jewish Federations of North America’s Washington Office is seeking a part-time intern for fall 2020 who wants to pursue interests in social services, research, program management, and communications.

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 for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care (Center). The Center is advancing Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) supportive services for Holocaust survivors, other older adults with a history of trauma, and their family caregivers by distributing subgrants to local agencies and Federations, and by providing technical assistance and capacity building support to subgrantees and the Aging Services Network at large. The Center intern will assist with projects related to subgrantee communications and monitoring. These projects include, but are not limited to, collecting and copyediting impact stories received from subgrantees, developing a master spreadsheet containing key information on all Center subgrantees, and cataloging materials submitted by the Center’s subgrantees.

Please note that the JFNA Washington office is working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the Washington, D.C. metro area to be considered for the position.

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.
  • Able to work at least 15 hours per week.


  • Interns earn a stipend.
  • Gain experience by participating in meetings, determining priorities, and managing expectations.
  • Work in a friendly and collaborative office environment.
  • Gain knowledge about how the Jewish Federations promote public policies.
  • Learn what is entailed with managing a federally-funded, nation-wide grant program.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, two brief writing samples (up to four pages in length each), and the contact information for two references.

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.


Qualifications: 0-2 years of experience.