CIJA is Hiring


The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada through advocacy.  

As a mission-driven organization, CIJA connects the power of a strong, national network to regional efforts in every Canadian province. Our team provides advocacy support to Jewish and pro-Israel communities across the country, including on university campuses. We offer competitive compensation and a full range of benefits, a primarily office-based work environment, opportunities for travel and professional development, and a highly collaborative, multi-functional team-based approach to work. 

We are now recruiting candidates to work with our Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa teams.  Successful candidates for all positions will share the following qualities and qualifications: 

  • a postsecondary degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience in journalism, politics, education/training, community organizing, or research/policy 
  • a passion for politics and public policy 
  • exceptional interpersonal and communications skills 
  • a personal affinity for working within a mission-driven organization  
  • availability for some travel and work outside “normal” working hours, and  
  • knowledge of the Canadian Jewish community and its public policy agenda 

Functional areas: 

Partenariats et de la mobilisation des communautés (Québec) 

  • Ce poste a pour mandat de mobiliser des intervenants externes tels que des groupes ethnoculturels, des communautés religieuses, des ONG et d’autres groupes d’intérêt, et de favoriser l’établissement de relations entre eux et le CIJA. Le ou la titulaire de ce poste créera, entretiendra, renforcera et élargira un solide réseau de relations, et élaborera des stratégies pour faciliter la collaboration entre le CIJA et ces autres organisations et communautés. Il sert également de point de contact entre le CIJA et les organismes et organisations de la communauté juive afin de créer des occasions de sensibilisation, de formation et d’échange de l’expertise du CIJA. Il ou elle gère en outre le programme de jeunes ambassadeurs professionnels basé à Montréal. Fluency in both spoken French and English, together with strong writing skills in either French or English, are required.

To submit your cover letter and CV, please contact [email protected]. Please include position title in email subject line. 


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The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is the advocacy agent of Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, representing Jewish Federations across Canada.