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Reverse Tashlich Intern

Help run the largest Jewish international waterfront cleanup. 

Work directly with our team to assist hundreds of Jewish communities around the world successfully host a mindful mitzvah debris cleanup on September 10, 2023.


Repair the Sea is seeking a friendly, self-motivated, enthusiastic and professional intern to assist with the 6th Annual Reverse Tashlich. Reverse Tashlich is a new Jewish tradition, fulfilling the mitzvot of Bal Tashchit and Tza'ar Ba'alei Chayim, that began with five college students at Eckerd College in 2016. In 2022, Reverse Tashlich waterfront cleanups took place in 12 countries, on six continents. 245 Jewish communities committed to participate in the 5th Annual Reverse Tashlich, and more than 3000 people began 5783 by coming together to remove "sins" (man-made debris) from local beaches, waterfronts, parks, and marinas, as an expression of their Jewish values. Learn more here. Reverse Tashlich has exponentially expanded since it's inception, and we are looking for a motivated, passionate, people-person to join the team to make this next year's international service program a success. 

Position Summary

This is a part time, paid internship position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Repair the Sea is seeking a reliable, motivated, and outgoing intern with a passion for environmental restoration and  the Jewish community to join our team. Under supervision of the Director of Engagement and Expansion, the Reverse Tashlich Intern will assist with communication, marketing, media, and database maintenance.

The Reverse Tashlich intern will be responsible for maintaining current information for the 6th Annual Reverse Tashlich. The intern will assist in communication with Community Leaders and participants, customizing marketing materials, and managing and updating the registration database. The Reverse Tashlich intern will act as the face of Repair the Sea for many members of the community and provide direct instruction for how to host a successful cleanup mitzvah program. Additionally, the Reverse Tashlich intern will assist in follow-up and post-event data and story collection. Additional tasks may be assigned as time allows.

This position is ideal for outgoing individuals looking to gain experience with a Jewish environmental nonprofit, and connect with the international Jewish community. Your work is 10 hours/week, and compensation is $11/hour. The position lasts from hiring date until October 1st, 2023.


  • Manage Team Leader and Participant database ​

    • Keep up to date on recent status and needs of individuals

  • Communicate with Team Leaders and Participants

    • Answer questions such as: "Can you help me find a location?" "Can you advise on environmentally friendly supplies?" "Can you help me find a local organization?" "Can you tell me more about the Jewish connection?"

  • Use Canva to customize and design marketing materials

  • Manage and update the Official Reverse Tashlich Map

  • Work with Campus Director to set up and maintain automated registration system

  • Use surveys and direct communication to gather media and information post event from Team Leaders and Participants 

About You

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently and with a team
  • Great time management, considerate, with ability to communicate in a professional manner 
  • Genuine enthusiasm for aquatic conservation and the Jewish community
  • Organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to use Canva, Google Drive, Google Sheets, GMail, Google Maps
  • Ability to create and edit spreadsheets
  • Proficient in English
  • Interest in Repair the Sea

Application Details

We value diversity.

To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to

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