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Applications for the 2018 JOFEE Fellowship (Cohort 3) are now open!

Applications are open and will be accepted and processed in two rounds. Early application is highly encouraged as finalists will move into matching with placements on a rolling basis until placements are full.

Application Deadlines:

July 31, 2017                          Early Application Deadline
October 2, 2017                    Final Application Deadline

 

Cohort 3 (2018-19) Dates:

March 6 – 20, 2018 JOFEE Fellowship orientation and training intensive
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center – Falls Village, CT
September 2018 JOFEE Network Gathering & Mid-year Training Seminar
Exact dates & location TBA
January 2019 Final seminar and closing Siyum
Exact dates & location TBA

 

 

Application Process

1. APPLICATION INQUIRY: Please submit your name, email, and phone number by clicking the button below.

apply: step 1 – application inquiry

After you fill out this short form, you will receive an email with a link to the the application summary for you to review and prepare your application, and a link to the online application form. Your application must be submitted online, including current resume and any supplemental materials.

PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER IF YOU DO NOT FIND THE APPLICATION IN YOUR INBOX!

2. DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PACKAGE AND READ IT COMPLETELY.

3. SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE.

4. INTERVIEWS

Well qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview with the JOFEE Fellowship Director. These may be conducted at our NY office for candidates in the NY area; or may be conducted online via video chat.

Successful applicants will move into the finalist stage by receiving a conditional acceptance to the JOFEE Fellowship, and will then move into matching.

5. MATCHING

Finalists will be connected to interview directly with open host placements, which may include both organizations who focus directly on JOFEE and/or Jewish institutions with a broader communal focus. Many organizations host Fellows in multiple cohorts, while others are new to the Fellowship each year. To see where JOFEE Fellows have been placed in previous cohorts, take a look at our Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 bios.

When finalists have received and accepted an employment offer from a site placement, they will be sent final paperwork for acceptance into the JOFEE Fellowship to review and sign.


Note on Direct Nominations – placements have the option of directly nominating a candidate as their JOFEE Fellow. This may be an existing employee or someone else with whom the organization has an existing relationship. All candidates must complete a full application and interview with JOFEE Fellowship staff. If you currently work for a Jewish organization/institution who fits the criteria for host placement and would like to apply in conjunction with your current employer, please review the site placement requirements and have your organization get in touch with us here at Hazon.

 

Questions during the application process?
Email jofee@hazon.org or call 212.644.2332 x356

If you are a Jewish organization interested in hosting a 2017 JOFEE Fellow, click here for more information.