Maia Volk joined Beth Emet in July 2018 as the Director of Youth Programs, overseeing the formal and informal education of Beth Emet youth. Maia grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent her summers as a camper and staff at Habonim Dror Camp Tavor. Maia graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in Political Science and Women’s Studies. There she was involved in various activist groups targeting racial and gender inequality on campus, including facilitating a semester-long dialogue on race and ethnicity for the University. After graduating, Maia worked with the Avodah Jewish Service Corps in New Orleans, where she coordinated a weekly Life Skills group at an HIV specialty clinic.