Resolution Adopted by the CCAR

Career Counseling

Adopted by the CCAR at the 91th Annual Convention of
the Central Conference of American Rabbis
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, June 23-26, 1980

There are among us colleagues who are basically satisfied in their positions, but who seek guidance as to career expectation. Some wish to change rabbinic positions immediately or in the near future and feel the need for career counseling. Some are in a period of transition in their careers and need guidance in choosing career opportunities. Some are currently employed in rabbinic positions but might consider careers in non-rabbinic capacities and are in need of counseling in selecting among the options.
We call upon the Executive Board of the Central Conference of American Rabbis in consultation with the leadership of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion to establish a program of ongoing career counseling. Such a program should involve at least one individual who has obtained specific training in career counseling and who would serve as coordinator for the program for the membership of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.