Madrichim Program 2022-2023

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in earning some extra money and/or community service hours during the school year? Here's your chance...

Program Commitments:

  • Work with students during Religious School on Sundays from 9:20 am – Noon
  • Attend “training sessions” led by Rabbi Amy and Morah Merril on selected Sundays (snacks and socializing included:)
  • Plan fun ice breakers and games
  • Must be entering grades 8 through 12 in the 2022-23 school year
  • Compensation: $ 20/ Sunday, community service hours, or a combination of the two.  For those entering 8th grade, community service only.

There are a limited number of available positions, so please apply early!

Questions before completing the application? Contact our Madrichim Coordinator, Merril Nash (Morah Merril) at [email protected] or at 412-370-9451

Upon receipt of your application, Morah Merril will contact you to schedule a brief zoom interview with her and Rabbi Amy.

PLEASE NOTE:  when you hit submit at the end of the form, you will receive a blank page due to an issue with the website.  Your information will be received and a confirmation will be sent out to you separately within a week.


To Apply, please use the form below:

Religious School - Madrichim Application

  • This program is only open to students entering 8-12 grades in the Fall.
  • Note: 8th graders receive community service hours but not payment.
  • I, as a parent or legal guardian, give my permission for my child/children listed in this registration form to participate in any activities both on and off the grounds of Beth El Congregation for class and/or activities as part of the Spiegel Religious School. Activities may include, but are not limited to: Gaga, Relay Races, Cooking and field trips. I do not/will not hold Beth El Congregation, its faculty, administrative personnel, employees, or other personnel working for or with Beth El Congregation and/or the Spiegel Religious School responsible for any injury that may occur to my child/children.
    (Please enter your initials or name in the box below to indicate you are giving permission as stated above).
  • I, the student, agree to participate in any activities both on and off the grounds of Beth El Congregation for class and/or activities as part of the Spiegel Religious School. Activities may include, but are not limited to: Gaga, Relay Races, Cooking and field trips. I do not/will not hold Beth El Congregation, its faculty, administrative personnel, employees, or other personnel working for or with Beth El Congregation and/or the Spiegel Religious School responsible for any injury that may occur to my child/children.
    (Please enter your initials or name in the box below to indicate you are agreeing as stated above).
  • I understand that I am making a commitment to do my very best to work with the religious school during the 2022-2023 school year and that the school will be depending on me to be there. I will be assisting teachers who rely on my support to run a successful and joyful educational program. If I miss more than 20% of the sessions to which I have committed, I understand that I may be asked to switch to volunteer status instead of being paid for my time in order to make room for another student who is able to commit to the program.
    (Please enter your initials or name in the box below to indicate you agree to the terms stated above).
  • I understand that my child is making a commitment to do their very best to work with the religious school during the 2022-2023 school year and that the school will be depending on him/her to be there. S/he will be assisting teachers who rely on her/his support to run a successful and joyful educational program. If s/he misses more than 20% of the sessions to which s/he has committed, I understand that s/he may be asked to switch to volunteer status instead of being paid for his/her time in order to make room for another student who is able to commit to the program.
    (Please enter your initials or name, email, and phone # in the boxes below to indicate you are giving permission as stated above).).
  • I, as a parent or legal guardian of my child/children listed in this registration form, give my permission for Beth El Congregation and/or Spiegel Religious School to include the photo, likeness, video, and/or audio of my child/children listed in this registration form in any/all of the following media/formats: 1) The Beth El website; 2) Email Blasts/Updates; 3) The Kol Newsletter; and 4) The Jewish Chronicle
    (Please enter your initials or name in the box below to indicate you are giving permission as stated above).
  • I give my permission for Beth El Congregation and/or Spiegel Religious School to include the photo, likeness, video, and/or audio of me in any/all of the following media/formats: 1) The Beth El website; 2) Email Blasts/Updates; 3) The Kol Newsletter; and 4) The Jewish Chronicle
    (Please enter your initials or name in the box below to indicate you are giving permission as stated above).

 

Donate to a Fund

Honor or Remember a Loved One with a Donation!

Recent blog posts

The Fabrics of Our Lives

Americans are fashion conscious. Particularly, they like to buy new clothes. There is even a term, “retail therapy,” that is often associated with purchasing items of clothing to elevate one’s mood. Cheap clothing at mainstream retailers lets people change wardrobes and styles as frequently as their wallets allow. While these habits can help support the…

Read More
Read more

Junk Mail

Junk mail. Its very name implies something that we don’t want or need. I know at our house, it tends to make up the majority of the mail we get any given day. What can you do with it all? Some people recycle it, either at home or bring it to the closest Abitibi bin,…

Read More
Read more

What We Talk About When We Talk About Plastic Recycling

Try to imagine a day where you go without using plastic—it’s impossible. From yogurt containers to shampoo bottles to takeout containers, plastic is a part of our daily lives. Just a few years ago, this didn’t bother many people because recycling plastic was easier and more commonplace. South Hills townships used to recycle all plastics…

Read More
Read more