LOCATION: Washington DC
The AJC Goldman Bridge Fellowship is designed to
significantly enhance ACCESS’s intergroup work among an emerging leadership
cohort. Fellows will be expected to:
The ideal candidate will have a passion for making a
difference in our world. The candidate will be committed to working hard and
have demonstrated his or her ability to take initiative and follow-through. The
candidate will also be a team player. And finally, the candidate will have a
strong interest in community building within the Jewish community and between
Jewish and non-Jewish communities. The ideal candidate will have 1 – 3
years prior work experience.
- Strengthen the relationship with existing religious and ethnic partners, with a special focus on younger leaders of these communities, and identify new ones
- Consider dialogue strategies, including AJC’s community engagement model, and implement the most effective one(s) locally
- Develop and expand advocacy opportunities with partners
- Support ACCESS’ ongoing outreach to younger members of the diplomatic community
- Build the base of ACCESS members who can lead and participate in intergroup outreach
- Manage ACCESS social media accounts
- Assist in ACCESS DC's fundraising efforts
will be an important part of this fellowship. Fellows will receive meaningful
mentorship from senior AJC staff in the regional office as well as national
staff, including AJC experts working on intergroup and interreligious
Professional Development: Fellows will engage in periodic professional
development workshops via conference calls and webinars featuring national
staff experts to help the fellows hone their skills. The network of AJC experts
will also be available at all times to provide invaluable support to the
fellows during their fellowship year. The fellows will also be in frequent
contact with each other to provide support and share skills.
Location: Washington will host one fellow. Fellows do not need to currently
live in Washington to apply for the fellowship.
Duration: This is a one year fellowship with the possibility of renewing for
a second year. The ideal candidate will be seeking a two commitment. The
fellowship will begin in June 2013 and conclude either in May 2014 or May 2015
if there is mutual agreement between the office and fellow to extend to a
Stipend: Fellows will receive a $40,000/year stipend.
Affiliation: While it is not necessary to adhere to any
specific religious practice, a strong, demonstrated interested in Judaism and
the Jewish community is a requirement.
Application Schedule: Applications must be received by April 3, 2013.
Applications must include all of the materials listed below. Incomplete or late
applications will not be considered.
AJC's Goldman Bridge Fellowship is made possible by a
generous grant from The Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation.