The JDC-Yesod Entwine Jewish Service Corps Fellow provides a unique opportunity for one emerging young European leader to spend a year in the Jewish community of Mumbai, India. During this year, the JDC-Yesod Fellow will engage in and learn about the Indian Jewish community while maintaining and developing relationships by connecting individuals to local Jewish life. They will have the chance to identify opportunities for local Jewish engagement, initiate and lead workshops and classes for members of all ages in the community and develop programming that both enhances and explores global and local Jewish identity.
Qualities we are looking for:
The Fellow will be part of the JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps (JSC). JSC is a year-long opportunity for Jewish young professionals to work in a Jewish professional space in another country with JDC, the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization. Responding to international Jewish and humanitarian needs, JSC fellows facilitate and create innovative community development programs in a variety of settings using their unique skills and talents. The fellow will receive a stipend for living expenses.
As a future Jewish leader and professional, the JDC-Yesod Fellow will be mentored by a leading professional from Yesod, an initiative to support young Jewish adults in Europe with the networks, knowledge, and skills to help them create vibrant and meaningful Jewish life in their communities and across Europe. Applicants should be aged 22 – 35. Applicants should not currently be working professionally in a European Jewish community.
Applicants should be resident in one of the following countries: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.
For more information or an informal discussion, contact Yael Zaken on YaelZa@jdc.org
Applications are now closed.