Repair the World’s Movement Leader Program

Deepen your impact in Chicago through education and action.
Repair the World, the national Jewish voice for service, is excited to pilot its
Movement Leader Program in Chicago. Launching in Fall 2016, this is a unique opportunity for
professionals to develop and deepen skills in facilitating meaningful service programming in
partnership with local community organizations.

Movement Leaders will be trained by Repair the World to:

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Inspire others to take action
to address social injustice
Build long-term
partnerships with
local community
Facilitate learning about local inequalities within the context
of Jewish values

Movement Leaders will:

● Build a cohort of Chicago-based professionals invested in service and social justice
● Receive training and resources from Repair the World
● Gather monthly for peer coaching and learning
● Implement Repair the World service programming on MLK Day Weekend, Passover, and High Holidays 2017.


What will you gain from the Movement Leader Program?

For Professionals:

● The skills and resources to facilitate learning about local inequalities through the lens of Jewish values,text, and tradition

● Coaching and consultation from Repair staff and local mentors experienced in Jewish social justice

● Cohort learning, peer mentorship, and sharing of best practices across communities and organizations

● Strategy and support in addressing systemic oppression as a part of planning meaningful service opportunities

Being a part of a national Repair the World network Repair the World will provide each Movement Leader with a small stipend ($200) for each campaign to cover basic costs to advertise events locally and purchase program supplies.

For Organizations:

● Support and resources for reaching your volunteering and engagement goals

● Strengthen existing partnerships with service partners

● Provide your Jewish professionals with the skills to facilitate learning about local inequalities within the context of Jewish values

● Repair the World educational materials, staff coaching and service-learning best practices

Repair will offer four $1,000 microgrants for larger service projects developed as collaborations among multiple Movement Leaders and their organizations.

What is the commitment?

For Professionals:

● Actively participate in monthly Movement Leader meetings

● Plan an ongoing service-learning opportunity with volunteers
○ With an existing volunteering partnership or a new one
○ Incorporating learning and reflection components
○ Engage a minimum of 15 individuals in volunteering

● Incorporate Repair’s national campaign materials and focus on local opportunities

● Share participant data and evaluations from service learning programs

For Organizations:

● Spread the word about the Movement Leaders Program through social media, newsletters, and other communications

● Tap 1-3 Jewish professionals to be a part of the cohort

● Include information about upcoming Repair the World national campaigns and service opportunities in organizational communications

● Commitment to support the Jewish professional in their program involvement and volunteer opportunities throughout the year