Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.
Repair the World operates direct programs in 13 communities across the country, including a full-time Fellowship, part-time Service Corps, and episodic service and learning opportunities to engage the broader community. Repair the World Atlanta supports grassroots local organizations working toward housing, food, education, and racial justice. Atlanta Repair was founded in 2018 and launched our Service Corps in 2020.
Repair is looking for a dynamic Program Manager to support our Fellowship Program, ongoing volunteer opportunities and special projects in Atlanta. The Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to build a collaborative and accountable team of Fellows who serve local partners and successfully engage their peers in service and learning through program design and implementation. This full time, exempt position will report to the Executive Director of Atlanta Repair and will work collaboratively and closely with local partners.
Repair’s volunteers, partner, and team come from a wide range of backgrounds, meaning the Program Manager must be able to thoughtfully navigate issues related to race, identity, and equity, and bring a deep commitment to advancing the values of equity, solidarity and inclusion.
Fellowship Program & Service Partners
- Lead and coach a team of 2-4 Fellows to achieve service performance requirements, meet their service partner standards, and reach their leadership development potential.
- Oversee day-to-day operations with the goal of Fellows becoming integrated service partners and reaching their volunteer engagement goals.
- Negotiate MOUs with service partners and meet with them at least twice a year to ensure a mutually successful experience for Fellows and partners.
- Provide support to Fellows through one-on-one meetings and check-ins.
- Track and review Fellow’s service-learning programs to ensure adherence to organizational standards and produce at least 3 service and learning opportunities per month open to the public.
- Review and adjust the monthly event calendar to balance a variety of events and audiences.
- Facilitate timely and accurate data collection into Repair’s Salesforce system.
- Support Fellow recruitment.
Event Management & Service Partner Liaison
- Facilitating and planning service and learning opportunities in collaboration with the Atlanta Repair team.
- Serve as the main point person for organizing service projects for Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service and Learning and other large public volunteer days in sync with national campaigns including:
- Creating and executing project plans
- Working with Executive Director and other team members on themes and learning materials
- Outreach to identify and plan service opportunities across Metro Atlanta for a variety of age groups
- Recruitment of organizational partners and creation of tools to assess partner needs and preferences and match them with volunteer opportunities
- Recruitment of individual volunteers including marketing through social media and supporting the creation of a one-stop website for all events
- Coordinating Fellows, other staff and volunteer captains to lead events
- Ensuring all data is entered into Salesforce
- Serve as the main point person for ad hoc teen and family focused event series as requested by community partners
Position Requirements and Skills
We know that you may not have all the skills listed. We encourage you to apply even if you only check some of the boxes.
- 3+ years of volunteer management or team leadership experience; demonstrated success with building relationships and leading young adults and people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, including coaching, addressing conflict, and leveraging strengths to achieve goals.
- Clear understanding of how to create long-term professional relationships; ideal candidate is already involved in/connected to the Jewish, service, and/or social justice communities in Atlanta.
- Skilled in networking and building up relationships with the intent of creating a pipeline of Jewish young adults, excited to serve in our programs.
- Strong self-management & organization skills. Skilled in managing multiple projects and workstreams. Ability to create and execute detailed work plans without letting things fall through the cracks.
- Experience with service event management and/or leading Jewish service-learning conversations.
- Commitment to ongoing personal identity exploration, anti-oppression, and anti-racism training, and support in Fellows’ journeys.
- Sophisticated awareness of poverty, structural racism, power and privilege, and ability to facilitate conversations around these issues with diverse groups in ways that empower and open people to learning.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and answer the questionnaire here.
Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.
The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Compensation at Repair the World is determined based on the salary band for the role and location. The starting salary for this role in Atlanta is $48,000 with 3 years experience; if you have more experience than that, let’s talk. Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays, employer pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents, retirement matching, and professional development funds. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least a year are eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
The process for the hired applicant will include:
- Submit a Resume and answer the questionnaire.
- Applicants moved forward will continue on to a first round interview with a Repair Operations team member.
- Applicants who are moved to a second round will interview with the Executive Director of Repair Atlanta and Repair’s Regional Director.
- All finalists will need to provide 2 professional references.