Base Partner

Base Partner (Contractor)
Part-time – Based in Denver, CO, and Bay Area, CA
(Hiring 2 Base Partner Contractors; one per location)
Start Date: July 1, 2022
This is a joint position with Base Rabbi; see description HERE
Starting Salary Range: See below for details
Who We Are:

When you work for Moishe House (pronounced moy-shuh), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit that builds peer-led Jewish communities for young adults around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House funds, trains, and educates young adults to create pluralistic, inclusive, and welcoming Jewish communities as House ResidentsMHWOW HostsPeer-Led-Retreat Facilitators, and in our Bases. To date, there are more than 140 Moishe House communities in over 30 countries, and we’re still growing!

Base empowers the best rabbinic leadership in North America to build a new type of pluralistic, communal rabbinate. From within their home and neighborhood, the Base rabbinic couple works together to cultivate an authentic familial experience for young Jews (22-35) seeking a meaningful outlet for learning and community. Base rabbis, like the populations they aim to serve, come from diverse backgrounds and are committed to fostering relationships with Jewish young adults that add meaning, purpose, and joy to their lives.

The Base Partner (Contractor position) is the partner of the Base Rabbi and is critical to the success of Base. Base is about welcoming young adults into a shared home and modeling what partnership can look like. Base partners offer an alternative perspective and life experience to young adults to learn from, and we welcome partners from a wide variety of personal and professional backgrounds to this position. Base Partners are key thought partners in the building of the Base community and are expected to be an enthusiastic co-host, helping with the planning and preparation of events and gatherings. To the extent partners want to offer formal programming, we welcome their Jewish (and other) expertise.

All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities are all encouraged to apply for our open positions!

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do:
  • You have an Authentic Jewish Personality, a living model of how to live an integrated Jewish life while inspiring others through your own story, to make Judaism integral to your own life choices and expressed Jewish values
  • You’re a Relationship Builder, capable of building rapport and developing meaningful relationships with a wide variety of people
  • You’re a Team Player, energized by collaboration and working in dynamic relationships with individuals, organizations, and community partners
  • You live in a shared home with your committed partner who serves as the Base Rabbi (see here for detail)
  • You serve as the primary thought partner for the rabbi in building and developing the Base community, including formal and informal strategic planning discussions
  • You host guests in your Base home for Shabbat and holiday meals
  • You teach and/or facilitate Jewish learning classes or gatherings
  • You organize service opportunities
  • You welcome new Basers into the community through one-on-one coffee dates
  • You help with preparation, planning, and hosting programs
  • You embrace and demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship
The Fine Print:

The Base Partner is a part-time Contractor. To read more, see our Frequently Asked Questions HERE.

How Moishe House Pays You:

Starting annual salary for this position: $20,000

Possible Steps in Our Hiring Process:

Step 1

Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5
Send us your resume, and cover letter, and you’ll hear back from us! Video interview using a web-based platform Skills assessment, and interview(s) with the hiring manager(s) We’ll check your references to hear about your past experience

Get an offer letter, sign it, start your Moishe House journey!

How to Apply:

Please email the following items to with “Base Partner”, your first and last name, your partner’s first and last name, and your preferred location(s) IN THE SUBJECT LINE:

  • Cover letter – Tell us your story and why Base!
  • Resume – Start Date/End Date (in month/year format) for each position you’ve held, providing information on gaps in employment.


Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.