Joined Jun 14 2011
Advancing Jewish Professionals of NYC
Mark S. Young - Experiential Ed. and HR Consultant
Jewish Education at The Davidson School
Mark S. Young is on staff of the Jewish Theological Seminary as program coordinator of the Experiential Learning Initiative, a Jim Joseph Foundation−funded program within the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education. Mark is currently developing and implementing Master's and Certificate programs in Jewish Experiential Education.
Mark most recently served as the assistant director of human resources for Episcopal Social Services of New York (ESS), a child welfare, education, and adult services nonprofit. At ESS, he supervised multiple HR functions, including employee relations, recruitment, performance evaluation, and benefits, and designed and facilitated a series of management training programs for supervisory staff. Previously, Mark worked as a human resources and volunteer programs manager for New York City’s 92nd Street Y, where he developed and expanded a volunteer community of adults who participated in multiple communal service projects.
He also spent fourteen summers at the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Camp Wise Resident Camp in Cleveland, Ohio, serving for several years as song leader, Judaic director, and staff-in-training director. Mark earned a BS in Psychology and Economics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and an MPA in Nonprofit Management and MA in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. Mark is an avid runner, songwriter, and volunteer. He lives in Queens, New York, with his wife, Mara, a congregational Rabbi at Woodlands Community Temple in White Plains, NY.