To invest in its leadership and community, JOFEE offers these field-wide capacity building programs for both new and experienced educators and professionals.
JOFEE Fellowship – The flagship program of the JOFEE field, the JOFEE Fellowship seeks to invigorate the Jewish educational landscape by seeding Jewish communities with a cadre of outstanding Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming & Environmental Educators.
The core of our year-long fellowship and certification program is built around professional placements at host institutions around the country. Fellows will also receive intensive training, mentorship, and support from leading educators and other professionals in the JOFEE field.
JOFEE Network Gathering – The JOFEE Network Gathering is the annual gathering place for thought leaders, enthusiasts, and program professionals throughout the Jewish Outdoor, Food, Farming and Environmental Education world. With some of the best Jewish outdoor educators from around the world leading workshops, hands-on learning sessions, panel discussions, and keynote addresses, participants will take away new experiential education tools and resources and build new relationships with like-minded Jewish professionals across the country. Whether you have been a JOFEE-nik from the beginning or are newly interested in bringing JOFEE programming back to your community, the JOFEE Network Gathering is the place to be. Learn more and join us!
JOFEE Leadership Institute– Have you been working in the Jewish communal, environmental, or earth-based world for a few years and are ready to take the next step in your JOFEE career? Consider the intellectually stimulating and professionally challenging JOFEE Leaders Institute. This opportunity allows mid-career professionals the opportunity to deeply explore earth-based Jewish texts and leadership concepts with a cohort of like-minded peers. This 9-month commitment is sure to take your JOFEE career to the next level. Learn more and join us!