Apply for USY General Board 2017

Apply by Monday, May 29th by 11:00 PM.


Description of 2017-2018 Committees and associated responsibilities (pending applicant interest):


Youth Outreach Weekend (YOW): Plan and lead programming during the weekend convention, Lead outreach and communication to get current and new members signed up, Help choose the theme and how it will apply to programming and the schedule of the weekend, Represent the wants and needs of the chapter and act as a liaison between chapter members and the Youth Director.


Dinner Theater: MC play performances, Promote auditions, rehearsals, and performances with applicable forms of communication including text, phone calls, Facebook posts, emails, etc., Help make decisions about decorations and other performance details as asked by the Youth Director and Play Director.


Purim Carnival: Help choose games to use and brainstorm new games to create or

use for the carnival as desired or needed, Help secure booth sponsors and silent auction donations from

businesses and community members, Promote set-up and the carnival to 7-12th graders who will be

leading the games, Aid youth director in making decisions about theme and other logistical decisions.


Conventions: Help plan fun games for the chapter to play during conventions. Make welcome bags for members at conventions or help write Shabbat-O-Grams for attendees at Conventions


Social Action/Tikkun Olam Committee: Work with SA/TO Vice President to plan a large scale Social Action Program or Tikkun Olam Fundraiser, Work on incorporating SA/TO into normal weekly lounge nights and participate in planning SA/TO themed lounge nights


Israel Affairs Committee: Work with Israel Affairs Representative to help keep members updated on happenings in regards to Israel. Help Israel Affairs promote Large Scale Israel Events such as Yom Haatzmaut and Yom Hashoah


Religion Education/Friday Night Lights Committee: Work with Rel/Ed to Plan and Lead Friday Night Lights as well as Jewish Holiday Oriented Programming. Help promote Jewish Holiday events such as High Holiday Programming and Shavuot Learning.


Photographer/Videographer: Take pictures and videos to use in promotional materials, Document lounge nights and large scale programming for use in our end of year scrapbook


9th Grade General Board (Must be a rising 9th grader): Assist the 9th grade rep in informing and promoting to the 9th grade class of all USY happenings

Candidate Information

Please use the following format: Month Day, Year