JPRO Network Awards
JPRO Network recognizes exemplary talent in the field through prestigious awards. The nomination and application period is currently open for:
- The JPRO Network Young Professional Award - provides recognition of extraordinary young talents, nominated by their colleagues, who are dedicated to professional careers in the Jewish community. Award winners may choose to participate in the Rodkin Seminar, a professional development seminar to Israel. Eligible applicants are 35 years of age or younger, have completed three to ten years of employment in the Jewish non-profit sector and at least two years of employment in their current organization. They have made a significant impact through their work, exercise leadership effectively, and demonstrate the potential to grow their leadership. Please click here to preview the required materials.
- The Bernard Rodkin Israel Fellowship - provides an opportunity to increase a professional’s knowledge and understanding of Israeli society and its social welfare system and to enhance community organization skills and career development. Fellows participate in a week-long professional development seminar to Israel. Eligible applicants have completed at least three years of employment in the Jewish non-profit sector and two years of employment in their current organization. Their work involves the North American Jewish community's relationship to Israel, the Jewish Agency (JAFI), or the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). Please click here to preview the required materials.
- The Mandelkorn Distinguished Service Award - presented annually to an individual who has made significant and enduring contributions in the field of Jewish community organization practice. Eligible applicants have completed at least ten years of employment in the Jewish non-profit sector and are considered leaders in the field. Their impact extends beyond professional roles to include national, international, and/or field-wide influence. Please click here to preview the required materials.
For all awards, both the nominator and nominee must be JPRO members (click here for a list of JPRO-affiliated organizations) and all application and nomination materials are due Friday, February 8, 2019.
Click to read about the 2017 and 2016 Young Professional Award winners.
Click to read about the 2017 Mandelkorn Award recipient.
Click on the "Register" link and complete and submit the registration form.
2. Log In
Log In to the award system using your email and password.
Choose an award and begin your online application.
During the application period, your application can be saved as DRAFT until all the required information is completed and attachments uploaded. As each section is complete, you will see a appear in the category tab when the application is saved. Please ensure that all attachments are in PDF format. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Nomination Summary section.
On completion, click "Submit as Final" to submit your Nomination. You may want to download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Nomination Summary section in the right column.
If you require assistance or additional information, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.