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Celebrating earth-based Jewish traditions

Festival Logistics Coordinator

START DATE: March 1, 2023

Would you like to play an integral role in helping us build our village in the desert?

Wilderness Torah seeks a Festival Logistics Coordinator for the upcoming Passover in the Desert Festival (festival dates are April 5-10, 2023). This position will help create a village from scratch for 350 people in a remote desert. This requires creation of key pieces of infrastructure, including large and small shade structures, an outdoor kitchen, waste/recycling stations, solar lighting, electricity/gas needs. The festival also requires coordinating a complex setup and takedown process with many work-exchange participants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the planning and onsite production process of all infrastructure logistics. Coordinate all activities to ensure enough resources on hand for the festival. Example of activities include: decor for spaces and work exchange help for building the site.
  • Plan workers’ schedules, estimate costs and manage budgets to ensure workflow meets required deadlines for the setup and takedown of the festival.
  • Create and manage all logistical plans around Water, Electrical, Lighting, Sanitation, Signage, Decor. (Note: we’ve been successfully creating festivals in nature for 10 years; we have robust, existing logistical, set-up and break-down plans that can be followed or adapted.)

Experience Needed:

  • Experience building shade structures (e.g., carports, canopy, party tents)
  • Know your way around a tool shed or hardware store.
  • Building or handy-person skills a plus, but not required.
  • Valid driver’s license, including comfort with driving a 26’ truck (commercial license not required)
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Important Dates:

  • Loading of gear: March 30th – 31st
  • Onsite at festival: April 1st  – 11th
  • Unloading of gear: April 12th – 13th

To Apply:

  • Email jobs@wildernesstorah.org, subject: Logistics Coordinator.
  • Describe how your prior experience will set you up for success in this position.
  • Desired start date: Mar 1, 2023 or earlier if available.
  • Contract: $5,500

To apply for this job please visit wildernesstorah.org.