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YAD Ambassadors: Apply Now


YAD Ambassadors

Looking for a way to get more involved? Grow your leadership skills? Would you like to host events and welcome newcomers into Denver’s young Jewish community?
Become a YAD Ambassador!


WHAT IS YAD AMBASSADORS?

YAD Ambassadors are community leaders committed to creating a vibrant, inclusive community for Jewish young adults in Denver. The ideal candidate has strong leadership qualities and capabilities which can be translated into a commitment to community building through hosting events and serving as a contact for new community members. Ambassadors will represent a variety of demographics including young singles, couples, and parents.


TIMELINE & PROGRAM SCHEDULE

  • January 16
    Application opens
  • March 5
    Application closes
  • March 27
    YAD Ambassadors announced
  • April 4, April 18, May 2, May 16
    Evening training sessions
  • June – August
    Ambassadors host two “Party of Eight” dinner events
  • September 2018 – May 2019
    Ambassadors host three personalized gatherings and attend four check-in meetings

PROGRAM FEATURES
As a YAD Ambassador, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Develop leadership skills with Jewish community professionals during four comprehensive training sessions
  • Receive subsidy to host community building events
  • Serve as a leader of the young adult community with JEWISHcolorado and YAD
  • Ensure newcomers receive a warm and enthusiastic welcome
  • Participate in peer-to-peer mentorship

BENEFIT TO THE COMMUNITY

Engagement of newcomers to the community in a meaningful, personal way
Creation of peer-led, grassroots programming
Training next generation leaders through community engagement

Click here to apply now!

For more information about YAD or to get involved, please contact Leah Weiss, YAD Associate, at LWeiss@JEWISHcolorado.org, or 303-316-6463