Make an impact on the lives of Jewish teens every day.

Do you want to change the lives of young Jewish teens? Give back to your community? Expand your network? BBYO advisors serve as positive role models working in partnership with staff members to supervise and guide chapters. Advisors empower each and every BBYO member to do their best, develop new leadership skills, and grow into dynamic and engaged young Jewish leaders.

“BBYO has significantly impacted my life as both a BBG and now advisor. I have made life long friendships with other Jews that I never would have had without BBYO. I have gained a sense of community I had never felt before. —Karoline Gotfried, NFR

As an advisor you will sit in the passenger seat while teens take the wheel; you’ll challenge them, support them, help keep them focused, and connect them with resources so that they can do their best work and grow along the way. Additionally you might:

  • Provide supervision during chapter programs, helping to maintain a safe and inclusive environment
  • Guide teens through the program planning process
  • Keep the chapter connected to the international order through participation in chapter, region, and movement wide campaigns and initiatives
  • Ensure consistent communication between chapter members and parents
  • Help to resolve conflicts among chapter members
  • Empower the teens to make decisions, develop younger teen members into leaders, and create a strong community

Join our thriving network of more than 700 volunteer advisors across North America and enjoy these additional benefits:

  • Develop meaningful relationships with the BBYO members, chapter parents, and community partners
  • Receive free professional development and training opportunities
  • Form personal connections to the local Jewish community
  • Have the opportunity to staff convention and domestic and international travel experiences
  • Join a social community of local advisors like you. Many advisors have met their best friends (or even their beshert) through advising!

Learn more about what our advisors do in this role description. Feel free to contact [email protected] with any additional questions. We look forward to welcoming you to our growing community!

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