Job Opportunities

An important Message About Covid-19

We hope that you and your loved ones are managing through this uncertain time. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to our daily lives. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to the safety and well-being of our communities around the region and to our staff team.

Please note that JFGW is presently teleworking and will continue to do so during Covid-19 concerns. We look forward to a time when we can once again meet with our constituents out in the community. At that time, this position will be based from a home office, with an expectation to meet with community agency representatives, community members, and colleagues.

We look forward to the time when we can return to a robust recruitment effort that results in inviting you to join our exceptional team of professionals! If you would like to be considered for a role with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, please send us a resume and cover letter, (including roles you’d like to be considered for and why) to Please use the subject line: FY20Frozen-(insert one of the areas listed below):

  • Fundraising
  • Engagement
  • Administrative Support
  • Events
  • Data Analysis
  • Prospect Management
  • Finance
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources

When the time is right and our process reopens we will reach out to qualified candidates to schedule either virtual or in-person interviews. Until that time, please stay safe.

It is our honor to continue to serve our communities locally and around the world.

Director – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

The Jewish Federation professional team is mission-driven and dedicated to helping every member of Greater Washington’s Jewish community connect with purpose, at a time when maintaining those connections is more important than ever before. JFGW is committed to proactively using our resources, platforms and influence to build a culture of inclusion and belonging and to work to repair our broken world (tikkun olam) – with a core focus on disability inclusion. Our work is grounded in the value that every human being is created b’zelem elohim (in G-d’s image), across ability, race, gender-identity, LGBTQ+ status, and other aspects of identity. We recognize that this kind of important work starts from the inside out, and our responsibility in this ongoing journey includes fostering inclusion, equity and belonging for our professional team, our volunteer & Board leadership, and for our community.

The Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) is a key driver and champion of this work, responsible for collaborating with colleagues, volunteer leadership, and other community builders to create a robust culture of inclusion & belonging and deep impact within the organization and in the broader community. You will be managing the implementation of Federation’s new DEIB plan being developed with outside consultants, along with a cross-functional team, with the full backing of our Executive Team.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to, using subject line “DEIB – FY21”.

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Communications Manager- Marketing & Communications

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Communications Manager will be a talented writer, experienced collaborator, and strategic communicator. They will develop and implement new, creative ways of translating Federation’s impact to key stakeholders (including donors, lay leaders, and Jewish communal professionals) and the community at large.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (highlight a grant proposal you wrote, talking points or a speech you crafted, an annual report you wrote/produced, or any other sample that showcases your talent, voice, and style) to, using subject line CM FY21.

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Coordinator- United Jewish Endowment Fund

This position works within the Financial Resource Development Team and has primary responsibilities within the United Jewish Endowment Fund. The Coordinator supports the operations, administration and growth of the UJEF, by working directly with the Chief Development Officer and the Deputy Director on building and implementing processes to aid fund development and providing high quality customer service. This team member must be a detail-oriented individual who can excel as a project manager, both participating in and leading a number of high-profile projects.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to, using subject line UJEF-C FY21

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Assistant Controller- Endowment

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Assistant Controller for our United Jewish Endowment Fund is primarily responsible for controlling and managing the accounting, financial, maintenance and reporting functions of the Federation’s endowment and donor advised funds books and records. Working under the supervision of our Controller, The Endowment AC must have knowledge of intermediate accounting principles including pertinent FASB pronouncements. Strong investment accounting knowledge is a must. This individual must work in an accurate and timely manner with minimal supervision and take initiative in identifying anomalies and bringing them to the attention of the Controller.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to, using subject line FIN-ACE-FY21

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