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Job Opening: Kehilla School & Synagogue Administrative Assistant – 16 hours/week

About the job:

We’re looking for someone to provide administrative support for our religious school (10 hours/week) and for the synagogue (6 hours/week).

For Kehilla School:

  • help to set up and run Kehilla School on Thursday afternoons
  • assist with registration, database management, parent communication, event planning, teacher support, and supervising madrichim/teen teaching assistants.

For the synagogue:

  • general administrative support

Hours include Thursday afternoons from September through May, Thursday evenings (about once a month), and an occasional Sunday.  Other hours are to be determined, with some flexibility.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including attention to detail and good planning skills.
  • A desire to collaborate, receive support, and support other staff to shine as best we all can.
  • A fondness for kids, and excitement for building an environment where our students feel loved and supported.

The position pays $15/hour and begins on July 1.

 Please send a resume and cover letter to

 About us:

Kehilla is a Jewish spiritual home for politically progressive people.  We’re in Oakland’s Grand Lake neighborhood (near the Grand Bakery, the Grand Lake movie palace and the AC Transit #12 bus line).  This is a great place to work, with kind people building an intentional and lively Jewish community made up of Jews and non-Jews, people of all races, gender identities, sexualities and family structures.  Check us out at

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