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The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

8499 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236 Telephone: 513-985-1500

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
Young Adult Division (YAD) & Creating Your Jewish Legacy (CYJL)
Workum Internship – Summer 2018

Organization Description:

YAD represents the next generation of Jewish leadership and is currently working on a new website to act as a hub of local community activities. LEAD (Lead, Educate, Act and Develop) is a YAD initiative to educate young professionals in Cincinnati about all that the community offers, ultimately preparing each participant to take a leadership position within the Jewish community.

Create Your Jewish Legacy (CYJL) is an initiative to assist our local agencies and congregations in building their endowment funds, to ensure their long-term stability and sustainability. The Legacy Flame is a unique exhibit to recognize donors who make a legacy, or endowment, gift.

Workum Intern Job Description:

The Intern will work within the Development department of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, primarily but not limited to two departments: the Young Adult Division (YAD) and Create Your Jewish Legacy (CYJL) program.
The Workum Intern will be responsible for the coordination of many of the activities associated with the Young Adult Division, the CYJL program and Legacy Flame exhibit, including:

  • Event planning and logistics for the Young Adult Division, including orientation for LEAD (Lead, Educate, Act, Develop) recruitment

  • Assist with the launch of the new young adult website

  • Donor recognition and stewardship activities, including preparing gifts for legacy donors, coordinating delivery of thank you letters, and other projects,

  • Lead efforts to increase accessibility of the Legacy Flame for the hearing impaired, including transcribing video interviews of legacy donors,

  • Help build donor profiles for the Legacy Flame exhibit, including gathering materials and loading multimedia content into the exhibit, and

  • Other administrative tasks for the department.

The intern will report directly to the Create Your Jewish Legacy Project Manager, in association with the Young Adult Division Officer, and will also work as part of the Development team.


  • Detail-oriented
  • Good organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience planning events a plus
  • Interest in design/user experience a plus