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Spring fellowship with COEJL – NY, NY

Organization: Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL)

Job Title: Spring fellowship with COEJL

Location: New York, NY

Hours and Compensation: 15 hrs/wk; stipend

Application Deadline: none listed

Position Dates: Jan. 15 – June 14, 2013

Posted On: Jan. 3, 2013

Organization Overview

COEJL’s mission is to deepen and broaden the Jewish community’s commitment to stewardship and the protection of the Earth through outreach, activism and Jewish learning. Since 1993, COEJL has been an initiative at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), where it develops consensus positions on environmental issues for the organized American Jewish community. COEJL is also the Jewish member of the National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE), where it joins the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA, US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Evangelical Environmental Network in the sharing of best practices and on program and policy initiatives as appropriate.


The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life (COEJL) is seeking a fellow to assist with fundraising and a number of projects. The fellow will report to the director and/or assistant director and be located in New York City. This is a six month position which is available starting in January, 2013.


The fellow will work for 15 hours per week. Work includes, but is not limited to, the following projects:

▪ Providing administrative support to assist with fundraising goals

▪ Populating website with new and previous material

▪ Preparing email newsletters

▪ Increasing COEJL’s Facebook and Twitter followers

▪ Conducting fundraising data clean-up project

Opportunities: By participating in a COEJL fellowship, you will access the following opportunities:

▪ Exposure to how a small non-profit works

▪ Entry into the Jewish and environmental sectors

▪ An opportunity to be published online

▪ A small team environment in a mid-sized organization working on broader public affairs issues in Jewish life

▪ An opportunity to attend COEJL and JCPA meetings, and to attend related environmental and faith-based meetings


Fellows should have knowledge and interest in the following areas: fundraising, organizational and writing skills, social media and website management (HTML and WordPress), Excel and database management, and Jewish and environmental issues.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume with the words ‘COEJL Fellowship’ in the subject line

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