Full Time

Program Associate

Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo 6465 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania OH



The Program Associate for Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (“JFGT”) is a full-time, non-exempt employee of JFGT and is responsible for assisting with the planning and executing of all programs for JFGT and its program divisions including but not limited to Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, the JGFT annual campaign, Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Living Center, Jewish Family and Social Services, PJ Library, Next Jewish Generation and B’nai Brith Youth Organization.


JFGT is the central address for Jewish philanthropy, community programing and services for the Jewish community of northwest Ohio and part of Southeast Michigan. We are guided by Judaism’s core values.  JFGT provides programs and services to enhance the health, welfare, education and cultural awareness of the entire Jewish community and Israel.

JFGT includes a successful endowment program, Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, (TJCF), a seven-figure annual campaign, a Jewish Family and Social Services division, a professionally staffed Jewish Community Relations Council, a preschool in its own building, an active Next Jewish Generation program, Hillel programs at two regional universities, a Jewish Living Center that provides programs for community members age 60 and better and a Toledo Jewish Community Cemetery Association that operates and maintains two cemeteries.


A minimum of an Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education and at least two years prior experience in a direct or related area.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as computer competency, are required for the position. Must be available for evening and weekend programs and travel.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  Non-profit donor management software experience is helpful.  Ability to adjust under changing circumstances and remain graceful under pressure.  Self-starter and flexible team player.  Friendly and collaborative nature.  Experience and patience in working with adults over age 60 preferred.  Knowledge of Jewish religion, values and culture a plus.  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  The position does not support flexible “work from home.”  Completed COVID vaccination, written medical waiver or sincerely held religious belief prohibiting vaccination required.


The Program Associate shall be supervised directly by two JFGT Directors but shall have reporting and working relationships with the JFGT Director assigning the Program Associate to programs for all purposes related to the assigned program including planning, execution and evaluation.


-Work collaboratively with JFGT Directors in all aspects of programming including virtual and live programs

-Manage Zoom programs                                                                                          

-Manage on-line registrations for programs

-Assist with planning, writing and executing communications to keep participants and staff knowledgeable and prepared for programs

-Assist with onsite program operational requirements as needed

-Trip chaperoning—day and possibly overnight

-Engage with participants in programs as appropriate

-Report on programs to promote future participation

-Support and participate in engagement with JFGT members

Other duties may be assigned by JFGT Directors and the JFGT Executive Director.

Salary range $34,000-$38,000.  Benefits include 85% of single health insurance premium.  Other benefits including vision, dental, and other supplemental insurance are available at employee cost.  After one year of service, participation in JFGT pension plan to which JFGT contributes up to 7% of base salary (3% is a mandatory safe harbor and 4% is discretionary).  Free YMCA Max membership included at local JCC/YMCA facilities.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to tina@jewishtoledo.org.

Qualifications: Associate's Degree and 0-2 years of experience.