Site Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000
Maximum: $50,000
Details: Salary to be determined based on career experience.



Start Date


Application Deadline



United States


Based in Glenview, Illinois, the Site Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of year-round programming, volunteer relationships, and event coordination. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication/interpersonal skills, strong organization skills, and a passion for working with adult volunteers and teen participants in our local community.

Key areas of involvement include but are not limited to:

  1. Coordinating the annual Hands of Peace (HOP) three-week summer program schedule, venue, transportation, food and field trips.
  2. Recruiting American teens from the Chicago area to participate in the summer program.
  3. Recruiting and supporting families who sign up to host participants during the summer program.
  4. Coordinating events including Spring Benefit and Summer Farewell celebration, in partnership with development/marketing staff.
  5. Planning and implementing year-round Hands of Peace community education events
  6. Mentoring and working with program alumni throughout the year
  7. Reaching out to other community groups including local organizations, religious communities and service groups to build connections and partnerships
  8. Working collaboratively with staff in Chicago, San Diego and Israel/Palestine in implementing the duties above.
  9. Recruiting, retaining, and managing volunteers to assist with the overall coordination and implementation of the duties above.


  • Experience working with teens, or in leadership development, or in dialogue/facilitation is required.
  • Experience working with Israelis and Palestinians is preferred.
  • Experience working with a variety of technology including databases, communication platforms, and social media is required.


Health Insurance (Blue Cross PPO/HMO options)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover e-mail with resume attached.