Campus Fellows

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

The JNF Campus Fellowship trains, mentors, and supports pro-Israel student leaders from across the U.S. to facilitate Jewish National Fund-USA programs in their campus communities. Fellows play a critical role in recruiting friends to participate in JNF on Campus programs, JNF-USA trips to Israel such as Alternative Break, recruit for JNF-USA College Summit, and help fundraise for Tu BiShvat, the new year for trees. 

Campus Fellows have the important role of building support for Israel in campus spaces guided by the vision of JNF-USA - to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Every project, initiative, and campaign they take on is integral to JNF-USA's overall vision of building and connecting to our land. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fellows attend a Leadership Seminar November 3-4, 2022 where they learn crucial fundraising and recruitment skills, held in Boston leading into College Summit.
  • Fellows raise $900, recruit peers, and help JNF-USA staff lead an Alternative Break trip to Israel, either in the summer (August 8 - 16, 2022), or winter (December 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023).
  • Fellows recruit peers and attend JNF-USA College Summit in Boston. Dates are November 4 - 6, 2022.
  • Fellows plan and execute Positively Israel programs on their college campus or online, and lead and encourage others to participate in Tu BiShvat programming. 
  • Fellows are ambassadors for Jewish National Fund-USA on social media, following and tagging us at @JNFonCampus 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  • Complete applications need detailed answers, a polished resume, headshot, and two references, one of which must be a campus professional (Hillel, Chabad, etc.)
  • Fellows are selected through a competitive application and video interview process. 
  • The deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.


SUPPORT:

 

  • JNF-USA Campus Fellows are mentored by regional Israel Advocacy & Education staff. 
  • Fellows participate in exclusive monthly skill workshops and leadership development seminars.
  • Fellows earn a $1,000 stipend for their work. This is paid in two installments: February and June.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Applicants should be full-time second or third-year students for the 2022-2023 academic year. Please don’t apply if you plan to graduate in December 2022 or study abroad in 2022-2023. 
  • Applicants are required to hold a leadership role in a Jewish or pro-Israel organization. 
  • Applicants may not serve as a fellow with another pro-Israel organization on campus while serving as a JNF Campus Fellow. 
  • Alums of Alexander Muss High School in Israel, Alternative Break, College Summit, Frontier Israel, or Roots Israel are encouraged to apply. 

 

 

The deadline to apply is July 1 

 

For more information, please contact Edden Dembsky, Associate Director of Campus Affairs, at 323.964.1400 x968 or [email protected].

 

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