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Hadracha (Leadership) Program

hadracha — noun for counseling/guiding
madrichei — counselor/guide (gender non-specifying)
madrich — counselor/guide (male, singular)
madricha — counselor/guide (female, singular)
madrichimot — counselors/guides (inclusive of all genders)
Temple Beth Shalom's Hadracha Program is for students who will be in grades 8-12. Working as a madrichei is a paid work position at Temple Beth Shalom. While madrichimot do aid teachers in simple tasks, their responsibilities go beyond the administrative duties suggested by the term "teachers' aides." As madrichimot, they guide younger students toward a positive Religious School experience by demonstrating their involvement, their skills at collaboration, and their initiative.
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Madrichimot have the option to work one or more of the following sessions:
- Sunday Religious School 1st Session (8:45-10:45 a.m.)
- Kids' Choir (10:45-11:30 a.m.)
- Sunday Religious School 2nd Session (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
- Sunday In-Person Hebrew School (1:40-2:40 p.m.)
- Wednesday In-Person Hebrew School (4:30-6:00 p.m.)
- Thursday Online Hebrew School (5:00-6:00 p.m.)

All classroom madrichimot will help the teacher with daily activities, leading small groups, taking attendance, helping with art projects, working with students who need some extra attention, and most importantly, serving as a Jewish role model for our kids! Teens can also apply to be an office madrichei and help out with administrative duties. 

For madrichimot working Sunday Religious School 1st or 2nd Session:

- 8th graders will receive a $150 stipend toward NFTY/BBYO
- 9th graders will receive $75 per semester
- 10th graders will receive $5/hour
- 11th graders will receive $7.50/hour
- 12th graders will receive $10/hour

-All madrichimot (8th-12th grade) will receive $10/hr for Hebrew school.
-All madrichimot can choose to receive community service hours instead of monetary compensation for any session
-Madrichimot who receive monetary compensation will be paid on the last Sunday of every other month, only for hours that were worked. Payment will be sent in the mail to the madrichimot's home address.

*Per Temple Beth Shalom's policies, all teachers and madrichimot will need to be vaccinated for Covid-19, in order to teach in person.

Apply here for the 2023-2024 school year, and contact Amanda with any questions.

Sat, September 23 2023 8 Tishrei 5784