Faith has been involved in social impact work in numerous capacities as a policy analyst, program manager, educator and facilitator. She is currently the co-founder and Director of Strategic Development for Base Hillel, a Hillel International Innovation project that deploys dynamic Rabbinic couples into communities to build relationships with Jewish young adults and to use their home as a convening point for pluralistic Jewish life.
Rachel Colburn has been a part of the non-profit world for over seven years starting with the Hoops For Kids program she co-founded. The idea was to successfully impact the at-risk youth community in Netanya, Israel through the sport of basketball and the local professional basketball team, Barak Netanya. The program has grown in so many positive ways since its fruition and has expanded into other cities like Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Ashkelon, and Katzrine.
Yan is the Chief Local Advisor at Firestarter, a Houston-based firm that focuses on active management of charitable portfolios and strategic project development. He graduated from Rice University with B.A. degrees in Mathematics and Economics. After spending time working in money management and as a technology consultant, his present role combines his professional experiences with a passion for nonprofit work.
Alex has been with Amir since shortly after its founding, and has worn a variety of hats throughout its development. As Operations Coordinator, Alex provides support for the financial, administrative, and human resources needs of the organization.
Max has worked as a Farmer and Farm Manager at Camp Louise, and has previously assisted in Amir’s recruitment efforts. Max manages Amir’s social media and other communications efforts.
Stef has been farming with Amir since 2013, as a Farmer, then Mentor, Program Director, and now Board Member. Stef is responsible for advising Amir staff on all summer programming, from interviewing and placing Farmers, to meeting with our Directors to help their their vision become reality.
Amir works with its applicants and partner camps to find a good match. If you are accepted by Amir, you will interview directly with camps who make the final decision on hiring. We work hard to find the best possible fit for your experiences and camps’ needs.