Israel Summer Programs Madrich for Machon/Discovery

Goals of the Program

  • To continue and inspire their Jewish and Zionist identity.

  • To continue and develop their love of Israel.

  • To continue and develop their YJ values such as Pluralism, Peer Leadership and Tikun Olam.

  • To strengthen their connection and involvement with YJ movement and its programs especially coming on YC.

  • For Machon Madrichim only– to create a meaningful experience at TY before arriving to Israel that will connect participants to their past YJ experiences and their Machon Israel experience


The Summer Programs madrich is responsible for the educational experience of the group and for the health, safety and growth of the chanichim.

  • Responsible for creating and implementing educational programs and other activities

  • Responsible for certain logistical aspects of the group.

  • Ensure the health and safety of the chanichim

  • Treat all chanichim with dignity respect and empathy

  • Create a positive and nurturing environment for chanichim

  • Ensure that chanichim are on time and present at all activities

  • Relay problems and issues with chanichim to the Rakaz

  • Challenge chanichim toward personal growth

  • Maintain and enforce Summer Programs Policies and rules.

  • Discipline chanichim with the approval of the Rakaz and in accordance with Israel Summer Programs Policies.

  • Being with the group at all times (24/7) from landing until they are delivered into the hands of their parents at the end of the summer

  • Supervise chanichim at all times

  • Accompany sick chanichim to the doctor or hospital when necessary


  • Spent significant time in Israel. Machon and/ or Year Course- a plus.

  • Experience working with teens

  • Experience with teen in a camp or other intensive setting a plus

  • Knowledge of Israeli history, culture, politics and current events

  • Knowledge of Hebrew a plus

  • Organized

  • Team player

  • Positive Jewish role model

  • College degree – must be age 21 by June 15th, 2016

To apply for this position, please email resume and cover letter to No phone calls.

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