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Resources

Job Opportunities

PEP-RJ is sharing job opportunities - current and past - on its website. For more, visit our job opportunities webpage.

The Tent

PEP-RJ has a private group for members on The Tent, which is the URJ’s online platform for resource sharing and digital discussions.

To join the Tent, visit https://www.yammer.com/thetent/

Ongoing Learning

Be on the lookout in PEP-RJ emails for more ongoing learning sessions. In addition to the Small Group Learning opportunities listed below, we host special learning sessions with experts in the field and other organizations. 

Portfolio Zoom Calls

One of the best resources PEP-RJ has is our members! We are a group of passionate people who are dedicated to the work we do. To that end, we have three regular opportunities for our members to come together to learn from and with each other for the various job responsibilities our positions entail. Join one or join them all; we know you will feel uplifted and heard after participating in these calls.

Programming

First Wednesday of the month, 3:00 p.m. EST

Coordinators: Andrea Eifert and Ilene Tatro

The PEP-RJ Programs Monthly Call will offer a space for PEP-RJ members with programming in their portfolio to come together to share ideas, seek insight, learn from one another, and offer a dedicated space to hone their craft. Topics will include programs for different ages and stages, holiday and festival programming, new member programs, and more!

Programming Agenda/Notes/Zoom

 

Communications

Second and fourth Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. EST

Coordinator: Rebecca Rund

The bi-weekly PEP-RJ Communications call offers staff responsible for communications in their congregation a space to learn from another and improve the way in which they develop and deliver communications to their organizations.  We discuss issues and concerns; share ideas and resources; and serve as a sounding board for one another.  

Communications Agenda/Notes/Zoom

 

Member Engagement

Third Wednesday of the month, 12:00 p.m. EST

Coordinators: Nina Kruger and Jillian Peskin

The PEP-RJ Membership/Engagement Monthly call offers the opportunity to share ideas, insights and best practices in the areas of member engagement. Past (and future) topics have included new member onboarding and first-year touchpoints, lay-led membership committees, small groups, working with auxiliaries and more.

Member Engagement Agenda/Notes/Zoom

Informal Check-In & Open Forum

Weekly on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. EST

In addition to the portfolio-focused calls above, we have a weekly informal check-in / open forum where people join together to chat about what is top of mind, ask and answer questions, and just to see some friendly faces from outside of their own congregation. 

Informal Check-In & Open Forum Agenda/Notes/Zoom

Salary Survey

Every other year, PEP-RJ members complete a salary survey. The survey includes questions of synagogue size, area population, benefits accrued and so on. Survey results are shared in a timely manner for the use of our members in advocacy.