Title: Human Resources Conference
Date: June 12 & 13, 2013
What: In Person
Where: JCC Association, New York, NY & UJA Federation, New York, NY
Target: JCC Human Resource Directors
Fee: $49 for the 2 day conference, free if only attending the morning session on June 13.
Descriptions: For human resources staff, lay leaders and others responsible for developing work-life practices and policies that strengthen your organization’s ability to attract and retain the best and the brightest.
Title: Cultivate Win-Win Relationships with Staff, Customers and Community
Date: May 21, 2013 at 2 pm eastern, 1 pm central, 12 pm mountain, 11 am pacific
Trainers: Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Target: All JCC Staff
Descriptions: JCC’s are busy hubs, where staff are working on different initiatives, customers are using different services, and the community at large has different connections to its JCC. In this webinar, career expert Caroline Ceniza-Levine shares tips to maximize internal and external communication among all the different JCC constituents, so that personal relationships and business objectives are strengthened and supported across all the different areas.
We would like to invite you to join us for a special focus webinar about Israel trips designed for people with special needs.
JCC Association Israel office, through our Boarding Pass initiative, recently planned such a trip for the Michael Ann Russell JCC in Miami FL.
This webinar will include a presentation by the Israel office team, along with the MAR JCC executive director and their special needs program director and team and will look at the following topics:
The vision, funding, recruitment and planning process, trip preparation, staffing and supervision, the impact on the participants and their families and all other related components.
When: Monday, May 20th 2013, 12:00 EDT
Who: JCCs staff / lay people that are interested in learning more about a Special Needs Trip to Israel
How: Please RSVP to Leah Garber (email@example.com) for information about connecting to the webinar
Title: Fantasy Football Conference Call
Date: May 20, 2013 at 1:30 pm eastern, 12:30 pm central, 11:30 am mountain, 10:30 am pacific
What: Conference Call
Moderator: Kelly Rainey
Target: All JCC Staff interested in Fantasy Football Challenge
Descriptions: All past and potential future JCCs of North America Fantasy Football Challenge coaches and interested parties welcome to discuss best practices, overcoming challenges, learning a bit about fantasy football and how to best go about marketing to your members and community.
Registration: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register for the event and receive agenda and supporting materials in advance of the call
Title: Questions and Answers about Staff Training/Orientation
Date: May 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm eastern, 12:00 pm central, 11:00 am mountain, 10:00 am pacific
What: Conference Call
Facilitators: Matt Abrams Gerber and Jodi Sperling
Target: JCC Day Camp Directors
Description: In response to recent inquiries on the listserv, we are offering a conference call entitled, Questions and Answers about Staff Training/Orientation. It will be an opportunity for you to share your questions (because you aren’t the only ones who have them!) as well as your ideas and strategies (because we know you have some exciting plans in place!). The call will discuss staff training in general as well as how to bring in “the Jewish” in fun and engaging ways with your staff.
Registration: Email Jody Gansel at email@example.com
Title: Judaism 101: Origins, Objects and Organizations
Date: April 30, 2013 at 2 pm eastern, 1 pm central, 12 pm mountain, 11 am pacific
Trainers: Robyn Faintich
Target: All JCC Staff
- Sects – who is a Jew
- Jewish Objects and Symbols
- Who are people and what are the Jewish places
- Jewish organization alphabet soup
- Relationship with Israel
Title: Confidence 101
Date: March 19, 2013 at 2 pm eastern, 1 pm central, 12 pm mountain, 11 am pacific
Trainers: Karol Ward, LCSW
Target: All JCC Staff
Descriptions: Having confidence impacts the decisions you make when you are creating personal and professional goals. But if you feel that there is a doubt inside, a sense of insecurity about who you are or the skills you want to offer, you may be struggling with a lack of confidence.
This lack of self-assurance can keep you from communicating the way you want to, finishing the projects you have started or building the kind of business success you long for.
Confidence 101 is an interactive webinar that focuses on how our inner core beliefs affect our confidence, relationships and leadership abilities. Join licensed psychotherapist and coach, Karol Ward as she discusses and show you how to find what you need to build your confidence. Using a facilitative approach, Karol will discuss:
· Why confidence is important for professional success
· What diminishes and adds to inner confidence
· How to build your inner confidence
· What you need to maintain your confidence
The Chizuk Training Seminar for Camp Directors and Chizuk Fellows will focus on the following areas:
- Creating/strengthening the peer networks of JCC overnight camp educators/directors
- Adding to the store of Jewish knowledge and concepts
- Identifying and exploring shared goals, issues, and questions
- Developing and sharing creative program ideas
- Setting the foundation for directors and fellows
2013 JCCs of North America Professional Conference
Sunday, March 3 – Wednesday, March 6
The 2013 JCCs of North America Professional Conference offers you 4 days of learning about the latest knowledge and information to prepare you to take your role as a leader in the JCC Movement to the next level.
By attending the 2013 JCC Professional Conference you will:
- Learn from expert presenters. Seminar leaders will offer practical information and inspiring ideas for your professional growth.
- Network with hundreds of JCC professionals just like you. The relationships made during face-to-face networking are invaluable. You will make new connections to other JCC staff and form lasting friendships.
- Boost your productivity. Come away with creative ideas for improving your programs, your staff and your bottom line.
Go to the main Professional Conference Website
See and interact with the new TAG materials for summer 2013 – including our unit on Kehillah/Community – so you can bring them back to your camp/JCC. Learn from and with Mandel Center for Jewish Education trainers and other JCC camp professionals for this interactive day.
*TAG:Jewish Values through JCC Camping® is a curricular initiative designed to enrich the Jewish component of the JCC camping experience. TAG develops discrete Jewish content and programming units for day and resident camps, finding ways to integrate Jewish life, experience and values into the fabric of camp. (TAG has also been effective in afterschool and other youth programs.) Each initiative has drama, discussion, games, art, music, storytelling, and Jewish text study components.
Five Sessions to Choose From:
- Philadelphia: Thursday, February 7, 2013 (Kaiserman JCC, Wynnewood)
- San Francisco Bay Area: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 (Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto)
- Atlanta: Thursday, February 14, 2013 (Marcus JCC of Atlanta)
- New York: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 (JCC Association Offices, Manhattan)
- Chicago: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 (Mayer Kaplan JCC, Skokie)
To Register: http://www.cvent.com/d/9cqdp5