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Position Title: Auction Assistant

Position Description: 
The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (JDS), a growing Early Childhood through 8th Grade inquiry-based independent school, is currently accepting applications for a temporary (8-week), full-time Auction Assistant in our Development Office. The annual JDS Auction & Gala is an amazing school-wide event that occurs late winter/early spring and is open to all Seattle-area community members. Adults get dressed up, enjoy a fantastic night out, have a delicious meal and a few drinks, bid on both Silent and Live Auction items and raise their bid cards – all in the spirit of raising money for JDS.

The Auction Assistant works directly with our Development Manager, Director of Development and team of amazing parent volunteers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Event Support:
• Support event team with the following Auction needs, including: event registrations, bid numbers, bid packets, bid sheets, table seating, printed program, Power Point, Silent Auction displays, centerpieces, event signage, table décor, Live Auction props, etc.
• Work with vendors, staff, and volunteers to organize and assist with day-of event set-up (Sunday, March 18th)
• Inventory, tag, and properly store all auction items and event decor in advance of event
• Perform post-auction activities including follow-up calls to arrange pick-up of items and to finalize payment information and inventory remaining items
• Coordinate Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Administrative Support:
• Compose, format, and edit event correspondence
• Enter event registrations into online database (Greater Giving)
• Code and submit receipts to the Business Office
• Process credit card donations (Greater Giving)
• Ensure that tax statements are mailed to Auction attendees and vendor donors, including a thank you note, within 30 days after the event.

Fundraising Support
• Follow-Up (Call/Email) Silent Auction donors in advance of event
• Follow-Up (Call/email) Auction Tribute donors in advance of event
• Follow-Up with Auction Corporate Sponsors (as needed)
• Assist with Auction fundraising correspondence (as needed)

Skills & Qualifications

• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong customer/donor relations focus
• Detail-oriented
• Outstanding organizational skills and motivated to work on own initiative
• A constructive, committed, positive, and energetic attitude to working as part of a team
• Reliable, accountable, and confidential
• Ability to motivate and partner with volunteer and professional leadership
• Be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and within deadlines
• Computer skills including the ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Knowledge or willingness to learn online fundraising database, GreaterGiving (training provided)
• Ability to have fun and find joy while working

For more information about JDS, please visit www.jds.org. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Anna Brown, Director of Development ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). The Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Title: Extended Day Coordinator

Position Description:
The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (JDS), a growing Early Childhood through 8th Grade inquiry-based independent school, is currently accepting applications for a Part-Time Extended Day Coordinator. The school’s mission is to provide an exceptional education that empowers children to be confident, wise, and compassionate upstanders who are committed to life-long learning and community stewardship.

The Extended Day Coordinator is a professional and enthusiastic individual able to coordinate the after-school program for Kindergarten-5th Grade and provide a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for JDS students. This position is responsible for planning, staffing, and managing the program, as well as supervising students. The hours of this position are generally 2:30 pm-6:30 pm.

Reports to: Assistant Head of School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish program and environment that echoes the mission and program of JDS
  • Plan, schedule, and oversee programmatic activities 
  • Supervise students
  • Hire and supervise program staff
  • Plan, manage, and distribute weekly snack menu for students  
  • Execute purchasing for the program including activity materials and meals
  • Communicate with JDS families
  • Maintain records and liaise with business office for billing
  • Maintain safety protocols
  • Complete required trainings including CPR/First Aid

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with K-5 students in school or camp environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Passion for and commitment to JDS’ mission and values

JDS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees without regard to race, color, religious creed, national and ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, or physical disability. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applicants do not need to be Jewish. For more information about JDS, please visit www.jds.org. 

Start:  Summer 2017

 

We welcome your interest in employment at JDS. If you are interested in applying for an open position, download an application below. Please email PDF or Word documents only.

The Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer.

The Jewish Day School
Attn: Human Resources
15749 Northeast 4th Street
Bellevue, WA 98008-4317

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Position Title: Extended Day Coordinator

Position Description:

The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (JDS), a growing Early Childhood through 8th Grade inquiry-based independent school, is currently accepting applications for a Part-Time Extended Day Coordinator. The school’s mission is to provide an exceptional education that empowers children to be confident, wise, and compassionate upstanders who are committed to life-long learning and community stewardship.

The Extended Day Coordinator is a professional and enthusiastic individual able to coordinate the after-school program for Kindergarten-5th Grade and provide a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for JDS students. This position is responsible for planning, staffing, and managing the program, as well as supervising students. The hours of this position are generally 2:30 pm-6:30 pm.

Reports to: Assistant Head of School

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Establish program and environment that echoes the mission and program of JDS

·       Plan, schedule, and oversee programmatic activities 

·       Supervise students

·       Hire and supervise program staff

·       Plan, manage, and distribute weekly snack menu for students  

·       Execute purchasing for the program including activity materials and meals

·       Communicate with JDS families

·       Maintain records and liaise with business office for billing

·       Maintain safety protocols

·       Complete required trainings including CPR/First Aid

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience working with K-5 students in school or camp environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Passion for and commitment to JDS’ mission and values


JDS is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees without regard to race, color, religious creed, national and ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, or physical disability.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Applicants do not need to be Jewish. For more information about JDS, please visit www.jds.org.

Start:  Summer 2017