As a madrich (life coach who mentors,encourages, and engages), you profoundly impact youth. Here you’ll find tools to help as you enables USYers to belong, experience, lead, create and impact.
Get involved with JYDA, the Jewish Youth Director Association. A professional development group for Conservative Jewish youth directors and advisors, JYDA offers conventions, workshops, job placement and guidance and a connection to a large network of Jewish educators.
In 2018, USY launched the Chapter Engagement and Innovation Grant to encourage groundbreaking programming and innovation within USY chapters. USY distributed $25,000 in grants, with awards ranging from $1,000-$3,000, to 12 chapters around the country to support their individual needs, from one-off programming to additional staff support. Learn about the 2018 winners here.
Check back soon for details for 2019.
If your have additional questions please contact [email protected].
We are a membership based organization, where membership begins on the chapter level. Chapters are responsible for collecting:
You are responsible for entering this information, along with dues payments, into the online International USY/Kadima membership system in order for your chapter’s teens to participate in regional and international programming. Failure to do so may hinder your teens’ ability to: