Join the JWV Team!

Staff Assistant / Non-Profit Development 

About this role:  
We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized individual to grow with our team. You will play two crucial roles: ensuring the smooth operation of our office by providing support to various departments and working with the Museum team to implement development. The ideal candidate will be proactive, resourceful, and capable of multitasking effectively.  

How You’ll Make a Difference: 

  • Manage Office Operations: Maintain office supplies inventory, order supplies, and ensure office equipment is in working order. Assist with facilities management, including coordinating repairs and maintenance. 
  • Development Support Responsibilities: Provide administrative support to the fundraising team, including managing calendars, scheduling meetings, and organizing documents and files.   
  • Calendar Management: Schedule appointments, meetings, and conference calls for executives and team members.  
  • Correspondence Handling: Manage incoming and outgoing mail, emails, and phone calls. Respond to inquiries and redirect communications to appropriate staff members. 
  • Document Preparation: Prepare and format documents, reports, presentations, and other materials using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Proofread and edit documents for accuracy and clarity. 
  • Travel Arrangements: Assist with travel planning and coordination for staff members, including booking flights, hotels, transportation, and preparing travel itineraries. 
  • Meeting Support: Attend meetings as needed, take meeting minutes, and distribute minutes and action items to participants. Assist with meeting setup, including arranging catering and preparing meeting materials. 
  • Administrative Support: Provide general administrative support to team members, including photocopying, scanning, filing, and other administrative tasks.  
  • Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and adhere to company policies and procedures regarding data security and privacy. 

What You Should Bring to the Table: 

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant or in a similar role. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other office software. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively. 
  • Professional demeanor and customer service orientation. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. 
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines. 
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity. 

How You’ll Grow: 

We hire for skill and the ability to learn.  Our team works across the Veteran and Military, Jewish, and Non-Government Organization Communities to improve the lives of our service members, veterans, and their families.  Our goal is to help you grow and you will have the opportunity to work closely with leaders and consultants.  

Note: This job description outlines the primary duties and qualifications for the above role but is not exhaustive. Additional responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs of the organization. 

Benefits: 

$40,000 to $45,000  
35 hours a week with flexible hours 
Dupont Circle Office with FREE parking 
Telework one day a week after 90 days 
401K  
Healthcare 

Interested?: 
Email us at ned@jwv.org 
Along with your resume, please include the following: 

  • Can you commute to Dupont Circle in downtown DC? 
  • Do you acknowledge the pay range? 
  • Do you have a connection to the military or veteran community? 
  • Do you have a knowledge or understanding of Jewish customs? 
  • When can you start? 

PR/Journalism Interns

Description: JWV is seeking a self-motivated individual to be our Public Relations/Journalism Intern.  This is a perfect opportunity for college students who are studying communications.

Duties: Duties include monitoring social media, assisting with press releases, writing articles and assisting with the layout for The Jewish Veteran (JWV’s quarterly newspaper).  During the summer, there will also be opportunities to assist with preparations for JWV’s National Convention.  This position requires up to 20 hours a week.

Qualifications: Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply.

Salary: Unpaid.  May qualify as course credit depending on institutional requirements.

How to Apply: The PR/Journalism Interns are accepted during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to  jwv@jwv.org with the subject line: “PR/Journalism Internship Application.”

Programs Intern

Description: JWV is seeking a self-motivated individual to be our Programs Intern.  This is a perfect opportunity for talented students who want to get involved in the veteran and/or Jewish programming arena.

Duties: Duties include monitoring and reporting on our Post events, innovating new programming materials, special event support and creating new innovative ways to reach Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.  This position requires up to 20 hours a week.

Qualifications: Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Interest in military and veterans issues a plus.

Salary: Unpaid.   May qualify as course credit depending on institutional requirements.

How to Apply: The Programs Interns are accepted during Fall, Spring, and Summer semester cycles. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jwv@jwv.org with the subject line: “Programs Internship Application.”