Boulder Jewish Teen Council


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Boulder Jewish Teen Council (BJTC) is the advisory board for the J-Teen Department at the Boulder JCC.
 
What is BJTC?
The Boulder Jewish Teen Council is a community teen leadership council that plans teen programs while increasing community awareness of issues facing Jewish teens in the Boulder area.
 
BJTC members:

  • Provide direction, advice, and information to the Boulder JCC and local Jewish agencies about youth issues
  • Plan programs, events, and activities for the J-Teen department of the Boulder JCC
  • Participate in a year-long leadership training program

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Benefits of being on the BJTC:

  • Have a direct voice in the types of programs developed for local Jewish teens
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Get to know Jewish teens from other schools
  • Work with youth and adult leaders in the Jewish community
  • Have a direct impact on the community
  • Have fun!


Requirements:

  • Identify as a Jewish teen (at least one parent is Jewish)
  • High school age (entering 9-12 grade)
  • Live in Boulder area (Boulder, Longmont, Erie, Lafayette, Louisville, Broomfield, Nederland, Lyons, etc.)
  • Willing to commit to a year-long program and attend required meetings/events
  • Able to work with a group of teens, follow-through on assignments, and have a willingness to be open to new ideas
  • Interest in having a direct impact on the local community!


Time Commitment:

  • Monthly meetings (Dinner Provided)
  • One weekend retreat in the fall
  • Occasional committee meetings after school or on Sundayclientuploads/_photos/J-Teen/J-Teen Volunteer at Day of Building_web.jpg
  • Participate in various J-Teen events and programs
  • Volunteer one hour per month in the J-Teen office

 
If you are interested in joining the Boulder Jewish Teen Council, please contact Michael Rosenzweig.
 
Selection Process:
The Boulder JCC will read all written applications and interview applicants. New members will be invited to join based on their potential to positively contribute to the work of the BJTC and their capacity to represent a diverse group (affiliated, unaffiliated, variety of communities and ages represented). A total of 8-10 teens will be selected.