The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles,

Community Creator, NuRoots

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

POSITION: Community Creator, NuRoots
SALARY: $25.00/Hour
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Part-Time (18 Hours per week Hours/Week)

TIME-LIMITED POSITION: 15 months from time of hire (extension dependent on grant funding)

NuRoots, the young adult initiative of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, cultivates community belonging, personal growth, and a life-long commitment to a better Jewish LA among young adults through meaningful experiences, strategic partnerships, and leadership development. When every young Jewish Angeleno feels connected to their identity and their community, we will have a thriving, resilient, and interconnected Jewish LA.Our values serve as the road map for how we operate in and with our community:

  • Modern Interpretation: There are endless possibilities to connect with what it means to be Jewish.
  • Hyper-Local Roots: Be in constant conversation with the diversity of people, places and stories across Los Angeles.
  • Warm Invitation: Meaningful community develops through personal relationship, intimate moments, and purposeful inclusivity.
  • Creative Integrity: Reimagination of Jewish ideas requires interrogation of our diverse past and ancient traditions.
  • Communal Table: Collaboration builds trust which leads to the greatest community impact.

Who you are: A Community Creator is a dynamic and engaging position for an energetic, personable, and well-rounded person with a keen interest in community building. Serving various “micro-communities,” NuRoots’ Community Creators (warmly referred to in the field as “Creators”), are passionate about building Jewish community and galvanizing the 20s and 30s in L.A. to “do Jewish” in a way that’s meaningful, relevant, and creates longevity. We hope you approach our impact work in the following ways:

  • Depth & Breadth: You are social, enjoy deep conversation, don’t care much for small talk, and are equally comfortable putting together an intimate gathering for 10-20 peers as they are contributing to a large-scale-150+-person experience.
  • Co-lla-bo-ra-tion: You are a team-oriented individual.
  • A Dreamer: You are a huge thinker with a curiosity for Jewish culture, heritage, wisdom and practice
  • Hyper-local: You have your favorite parks, coffee shops, and neighborhood spots saved in Google Maps – you have great knowledge of the city we play in to create novel and personalized Jewish experiences.
  • Weaver: You’re a relationship builder and can’t leave the supermarket without meeting someone new and learning a lot about who they are. You have a network and know how to use it!


  • Develop strategic engagement plans & organization of young adult activities & connections within the general NuRoots initiatives through four primary activities:
    • One-on-one conversations
    • Empower intimate local gatherings
    • Support community-partner events
    • Organize diverse scales of gatherings or experiences
  • Engage volunteers to help in planning & implementing small & large scale Jewishly- impactful experiences for young adults to experience
  • Utilize a customer service relationship management system to track community member involvement and participation, relationships, and event participation.
  • Build a volunteer strategy to assist in outreaching to young adults within their target identity group.
  • Cultivate vibrant & meaningful Jewish life in target Los Angeles neighborhood/interest groups in conversation with community partners.
  • Work closely with community leaders to connect the activities of NuRoots with the existing community.
  • Develop, cultivate & steward relationships with young adults and volunteers.
  • Attend & staff NuRoots events &/or meetings.
  • Participate in skill builder sessions.
  • Develop, create & manage impact stories of community members.
  • Mobilize, organize, train & serve alongside community members to build connections with people, organizations & community leaders to create meaningful, high-impact projects that engage young adults in diverse Jewish experiences.


  • No regularly set schedule,
  • Flexible work hours including nights and weekends.
  • No assigned work site.
  • Position requires traveling reasonable distances in personal vehicle to work locations on a day-to-day basis


Be available to supervisor and Sr. VP NuRoots for additional duties and assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.


  • BA degree preferred. 2-3 years of relevant experience in outreach/community organizing.
  • Consistent ability to reach out, schedule, organize and maintain notes on every experience
  • Passionate creative team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Confidence in building relationships and networks.
  • Savvy social media networking skills and proficiency in mobile technology
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with donor database or related database systems.
  • Energetic, amicable, and flexible, self-motivated, and highly organized.
  • Excellent administrative, written, and oral communication skills, and engaging interpersonal skills and telephone manner
  • Impeccable organization and follow-through, with ability to prioritize workload.
  • Ability to multi-task and trouble-shoot, able to work both independently and within a team
  • Strong attention to detail is a priority.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish Community a plus.
  • Access to and use of vehicle required for position

To apply

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.