The Shefa School is a Jewish community day school in Manhattan serving students in grades 1-8 who benefit from a specialized educational environment in order to develop their strengths while addressing their learning challenges. We specifically serve students with language-based learning disabilities who have not yet reached their potential levels of success in traditional classroom settings. Shefa is a pluralistic community school, serving families across the range of Jewish involvement and observance. At Shefa, we believe that differences are a source of strength and that we are all enriched by the diversity of perspectives.
The Shefa School is growing rapidly. We opened our doors in 2014 with just 24 students and now our enrollment exceeds 200. We continue to grow each year and are moving to a new state-of-the-art facility January of 2024.
About the Position:
The Shefa School is seeking a full-time Development Associate to support the Director of Institutional Advancement. The Development Associate will assist in all aspects of the school’s fundraising initiatives. This position is for someone who is passionate about the mission of the School and understands the opportunities that are available to learn and grow within a small development team.
· Work with lay leadership and volunteers as needed
We believe in investing in our employees’ development and aim to provide a supportive work environment characterized by thoughtful and generous feedback and opportunities for growth and advancement.
The Shefa School is committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and ensuring a warm, welcoming, and nurturing environment for all. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented communities to apply.
The Shefa School is a Jewish community day school in Manhattan serving students in grades 1-8 who benefit from a specialized educational environment in order to develop their strengths while addressing their learning…