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Spiritual Activism Educator  

Location: Flexible; NYC- area preferred

Full time preferred

The Spiritual Activism Educator at Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action will help build a spiritually rooted Jewish climate movement by developing and integrating Jewish wisdom and teachings, Spiritual Adaptation* resources and workshops, music, and ritual.  

*Dayenu’s Spiritual Adaptation work supports Jews and Jewish communities to face and spiritually adapt to the terrifying reality of the climate crisis. In addition to the importance of this work lishma (for its own sake), it also is a pathway by which to cultivate spiritual courage and catalyze action.

About Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action

Dayenu is building a movement of American Jews confronting the climate crisis with spiritual audacity and bold political action. We mobilize Jewish support for climate solutions, build our collective power, and raise up a spiritual, religious, and moral voice in the national and global movements confronting the climate crisis. We care deeply about equity and justice in our world and about the future we create for our children and future generations. We believe that together, drawing from our Jewish tradition, experience, and faith, we have the power to create real and lasting change.

We focus on three main areas of work: Bold action to advance comprehensive climate policy and ensure a just transition away from fossil fuels, spiritual adaptation that helps people confront the reality of the climate crisis and grapple with the deep spiritual and existential questions it raises, and movement-building.

Through a growing network of Dayenu Circles across the country and partnerships with  Jewish communal institutions and multifaith and secular organizations, we're gathering, training, and taking collective action to advance systemic solutions to the climate crisis, at the scale that science and justice demand.

Responsibilities:

The Spiritual Activism Educator will be supervised by and work closely with the Founder & CEO and work in close collaboration with the Organizing, Campaigns,  and Communications staff to ensure full integration.   

Qualifications:

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $80K-$100K FTE commensurate with experience. This role requires full status to work in the United States and willingness to provide employment verification as required. We offer a competitive benefits package, including vacation and sick days, family leave, healthcare, professional development, and more.

If you’re ready to join an ambitious team of passionate people dedicated to building a powerful Jewish movement to confront the climate crisis, please fill out this application by Friday, October 1st.

The Spiritual Activism Educator position encompasses a wide scope of work requiring many different kinds of expertise and experience. Please share in your cover letter which are the parts of the work for which you feel best suited and which would be more of a stretch.

Dayenu is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to racial equity, accessibility, and social justice.  Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, Black and Indigenous people, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA people are strongly encouraged to apply.  Dayenu does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, sex, age, gender identity or expression, or other status protected by applicable law.