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The Director at Hillel Waterloo and Hillel Laurier is a creative and engaging individual with a strong Jewish and Israel background, and is capable of working both independently and as part of a team. You are warm and welcoming, and can bring your passion for building Jewish community to two independent yet interconnected campuses in Waterloo. You will inspire and mentor students, and will use these skills to engage students and drive Hillel’s mission, values and goals. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and is flexible and adaptable in building strategy and approach to two evolving Hillels with distinct cultures.
Reports to: Chief Campus Officer
Student Leadership Development
Publicity and External Relations
Human Resource Management
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About Hillel Ontario
Hillel Ontario serves approximately 14,000 Jewish students across nine universities, and is the largest regional Hillel system in the world. A model for the Hillel movement, Hillel Ontario was created on October 1, 2015 and strives to inspire every Jewish student in Ontario to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.
About Hillel Laurier
Wilfrid Laurier University is a dynamic campus that has become a destination for Jewish students across Ontario and beyond. Established in 1911, Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading Canadian university known for academic excellence and a culture that inspires lives of leadership and purpose. With nearly 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Laurier has a distinct commitment to teaching, research and scholarship combined with a strong student focus, high levels of student satisfaction and a deep sense of community.
Hillel Laurier strives to build a Jewish community on campus that provides students the opportunity to share their Judaism, discover the pluralism that exists at Laurier, and celebrate Jewish life, culture, and heritage. We aim to empower our students to create Jewish life on campus that is meaningful and relatable to them. Connect with our diverse community through our regular coffee schmoozes & bagel brunches held on campus. Each month our Shabbat dinners focus on highlighting important Jewish values chosen by our students including helping those in need and building an inclusive community. The remainder of our student driven programming features engaging speakers, movie nights, holiday programming, and so much more.
About Hillel Waterloo
The University of Waterloo is a premier Canadian research university serving over 35,000 students in six faculties, ten faculty-based schools, and four affiliated university colleges. The University of Waterloo is most famous for its co-op programs, which allow the students to integrate their education with applicable work experiences. This co-op culture means that Waterloo operates as a three-semester campus serving students year-round.
Hillel Waterloo provides Jewish students at the University of Waterloo the opportunity to learn, explore, and celebrate Jewish life, culture, and heritage. We offer programs created by students for students to engage them in the most meaningful experiences. Whether your interests lie in Jewish Life and Education, Tzedek and Social Action, Arts and Culture, Athletics, Israel, Leadership Development or anything in between, opportunities for involvement exist through Hillel Waterloo.
About Jewish Life in Waterloo
The region of Kitchener - Waterloo is host to a growing Jewish community just 75 minutes west of Toronto, including students, young professionals, and families. Served by three local synagogues, one Reform, one Modern Orthodox, and one Chabad as well as two sources of kosher food products. Waterloo provides a big city feel without the big city traffic, with a robust city centre full of great restaurants and plenty of engaging activities
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