Recruiting for Jewish Community Centers: Obstacles and Opportunities

By Oscar H. Rosenfeld

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Fall 1959

This article looks at the recruitment problems facing Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) and the potentials for overcoming these problems. The article focuses on identifying and clarifying the professional role of the social worker as an important aspect of supporting recruitment. The article asserts that the lack of ability to define the professional role of the social work group creates more problems. Attention is also paid to how existing social group workers can improve their competence in various areas. The article concludes by affirming the need of individual workers, professional associations and volunteers among other groups to contribute to the stimulation of recruitment to support the social service efforts of Jewish community centers.

Topic: Recruitment and Retention, Jewish Community Centers (JCCs), Social Work, Professional Development, Professional Associations, Volunteerism, Community Centers

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 36/No. 1

Page Number(s): 90-97

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenfeld, Oscar H. Recruiting for Jewish Community Centers: Obstacles and Opportunities. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Fall 1959: 90-97. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5109


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