Beth El Temple Center (BETC) in Belmont, MA, is seeking a Youth Advisor to our Senior Youth Group (BEFTY). 


About Us

A warm and inclusive synagogue, Beth El Temple Center is a mid-sized congregation, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serve many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington, and Somerville. With a strong egalitarian tradition, Beth El Temple Center welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community, including interfaith families, members of the LGBTQ community, and people with disabilities.

About the Role

  • Salaried position, schedule varies with events (approximately 20-25 hours per month)
  • Advise BEFTY Board on planning, organizing, publicizing, and execution of events 
  • Work closely with the BETC Youth Committee, Director of Education, and temple leaders to implement the BETC Youth Program vision 
  • Attend all BEFTY events and activities
  • Attend regional youth group (NFTY) events with interested BETC youth 
  • Attend monthly Youth Committee meetings
  • Work to increase participation of BETC youth in youth group activities
  • Mentor BETC youth to become strong Jewish leaders who use Jewish ideals and ethics in their daily decision-making 
  • Oversee youth group budget and finances 

About you

  • You are outgoing
  • You have a strong Jewish identity
  • You love working with teens and have prior experience working with youth programs
  • You may have gone to a Jewish camp or have participated in Jewish youth groups

Why work at Beth El Temple Center?

  • Supportive community
  • Easily accessible by public transportation
  • Great professional experience
  • Position is flexible and fits nicely with a school or work schedule 

Submit resumes to Colleen Olphert, Youth Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Contact Info

Beth El Temple Center
2 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-6668
[email protected]