The following positions at the RAC are currently open:
- Legislative Director (full-time)
The Legislative Director will be responsible for crafting and implementing the RAC’s legislative strategy at the federal, state and local levels, advocating the Reform Jewish Movement’s positions on domestic and international public policy issues. The LD will also supervise participants in the RAC’s Eisendrath Legislative Assistant program (LA), a one year post college fellowship in Jewish values and social justice, whose members form the RAC’s legislative team.
- Conference Planner (full-time)
The Conference Planner handles logistics and administration for all conferences, programs, and trainings offered by the RAC. The position is entry-level and requires an easy-going, friendly, and assertive demeanor. It is available starting in July.
- L'Taken Staff Assistants (seasonal)
The following positions represent ongoing programs, including RAC internships and fellowships:
The RAC offers summer opportunities for students currently enrolled in rabbinic school, including our summer Rabbinic Legislative Assistant position, the Machon Kaplan Internship Coordinator, and special discounts to attend Reform Movement programs like the Consultation on Conscience.
Machon Kaplan is a summer program for undergraduate students interested in Reform Judaism and social justice. Based in Washington, D.C., students work at diverse social justice organizations in the nation's capital and participate in educational programs at the Religious Action Center with like-minded students. Applications for Summer 2017 are open until February 1st.
The Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Program is a year-long fellowship for recent college graduates in every aspect of the RAC's work, from policy research, coalition building, programming for youth seminars, and more. Applications for the 2017-2018 program year are now open!
High school and college-age internship applicants for the autumn, winter, and spring are considered on a rolling, case-by-case basis that takes into consideration the awarding of academic credit, volunteer service hours, and more. Contact us to learn more!
The RAC hires several Staff Assistants to help at L'Taken. Staff assistants are college students or recent college graduates in the Washington, D.C., area who are interested in contributing to the positive Jewish environment created at theL'Taken seminars.