High School Assistant

United States & Canada

To be a part of the StandWithUs High School Assistant Program, students should meet the below expectations:


  • Be a college student. Ideally, the student should be a StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship alum or a StandWithUs High School Internship alum.

  • Plan to work in the Israel education world after graduation.

  • Be available to work 10-15 hours per week including some weekends.

  • Take at least one course that you feel will benefit you in this position, this includes: Management, Leadership, Education, Non-Profit Work or Middle East Studies...etc.


As part of the requirements, High School Assistants must fulfill the following expectations:


  • Work with your regional High School Coordinator and Associate Director of High School Affairs to help manage and build relationships, educate students and train leaders in your region.

  • Work with High School Coordinator and Associate Director to manage outreach and programming within 100-200 mile radius of your university, including new student outreach.

  • Run 2-3 TLC Chapters in your area:

  • Includes mentoring all TLC members to become leaders and guide them on programming ideas and event planning.

  • Manage 4 Google Hangouts per semester for the 2-3 TLC chapters in the region.

  • Be available to speak in your community and give educational presentations in your region and at the SWU conferences.

  • Attend a once a month meeting with High School Associate Director.

  • Attend a one-on-one once a week meeting with your High School Coordinator.

  • Join the High School Coordinator Google Hangout on the last Monday of every month.

  • Complete High School Staff Weekly Check-in once a week.

  • Attend the StandWithUs High School Internship Conference, August 4-8, 2019, in Los Angeles.

  • Attend the StandWithUs International Conference, January 17-20, 2020, in Los Angeles.

  • Assist in fundraising efforts, community engagement and outreach/programming for StandWithUs in your region.




High School Assistants will be evaluated throughout the year based on the following criteria:


  • Impact and quality of the initiatives and programs run throughout the year by students in the region.  

  • Leadership skills.

  • TLC mentorship and professional development.

  • Handling of anti-Israel or anti-Semitic situations.

  • Communication with StandWithUs High School Staff including High School Coordinator and Associate Director.

  • Fulfilling all event and reporting requirements.

  • Attending all conferences, Google Hangouts and One on Ones.


Exemplary fellows will receive:

  • An opportunity to apply to work at StandWithUs full-time with a very strong recommendation upon graduation.



  • Required to recruit at least 5-15 students for the TLC chapters along with the help of their regional High School Coordinator.

  • Required to find 10 students to apply for the StandWithUs High School Internship.

  • Required to recruit a replacement at the end of the year if he/she is not planning on returning as an Assistant.

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