Yiddish Outreach Coordinator

Yaffed is a nonprofit organization founded by individuals raised within Hasidic and ultra-Orthodox communities, and committed to improving secular education in Hasidic and ultra-Orthodox schools. Yaffed believes that all students should receive a quality education in the schools they currently attend.

Yaffed is seeking a coordinator fluent in Yiddish to write and record educational content in Yiddish and to develop a network of yeshiva graduates to represent Yaffed publicly. Ongoing Tasks for the Yiddish Outreach Coordinator will include:

  • Maintain a Yiddish hotline of news and other content.
  • Recruit and interview experts and commentators on a wide range of topics relevant to the Haredi community
  • Develop a network of graduates of Haredi yeshivas willing to speak publicly or semi-publicly on the issue.
  • Translate lessons into Yiddish and record for future use as part of educational hotline
  • Represent Yaffed at community events.
  • Write multiple Yiddish blog posts/ articles a month.

Required Skills

  • A passion for Yaffed’s mission
  • Fluency in Yiddish and English
  • The ability to translate articles and lessons from one language to the other
  • Public Speaking experience
  • Proficiency in google suite applications

Desired Skills:

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Video Editing
  • Social Media Management

Salary Range $60,000-$70,000 annually

403B plan with employer contribution

Generous PTO policy

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@yaffed.org

Applications without cover letters will not be considered

To apply for this job email your details to careers@yaffed.org

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