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Applications are open for the 2018-19 Avodah Jewish Service Corps! - ID: 1714949544

Nov 21, 2017

Applications are open for the 2018-19 Avodah's Jewish Service Corps, a year-long program for  recent grads and post college age adults to build a lifetime of leadership skills, an active Jewish community, a powerful professional network, and a more just America.

The Avodah Jewish Service Corps provides recent grads a place to build the foundations for careers, Jewish community, and lifelong activism in social and economic justice movements. 

We're looking for leaders and not-yet-leaders, activists and organizers, challah bakers and Shabbat dinner hosts, teachers, learners, and everyone in between to spend the next year pursuing justice with Avodah. As a member of the Avodah Jewish Service Corps, you will:

-Build real world expertise with hands-on work experience. Corps Members are placed with Avodah's partner organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York and Washington, DC. They contribute to our partners' work on crucial justice issues like immigration, hunger, education, public health, and domestic violence.

-Develop activist chops and Jewish social justice insights. Avodah's trusted, innovative curriculum develops practical skills, examines the causes and effects of domestic poverty, and looks at justice work through a Jewish lens. 

-Live and learn in the dynamic Avodah community. Home-cooked meals, late night conversations, and holiday celebrations make living in the bayit (house) memorable and meaningful.

-Access activism, professional development, and Jewish opportunities for life. Hundreds of active, engaged, supportive social justice leaders across the country in the Avodah alumni community help with everything from apartment hunts to job references to holiday meals.

Corps Members are aged 21-26, and the program provides a monthly living stipend, travel allowance, health insurance, and subsidized housing, as well as year of professional and leadership development. 

Are you our next Jewish Service Corps Member? Do you know someone who is wondering what they can do to help create a more just America, or how to build a career that makes a difference in people's lives? Find out more at avodah.net/serve.

The application priority deadline is Monday, January 29th, and the program begins in mid-August 2017. Full program and application information can be found at avodah.net/serve, or contact Russ Agdern at apply@avodah.net.

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