Mikveh Guide Training -- Timeline and Expectations

Prior to acceptance in the Mikveh Guide training program, you will:

  • shadow a current Mikveh Guide (at any time during the application process)
  • complete an online application 
  • participate in a group interview with other prospective Mikveh Guides


Once accepted into the Mikveh Guide Training program you will: 

  • attend seven training sessions to learn about the history and text sources of mikveh, the many reasons for immersions, supporting immersion guests with sensitivity, logistics of guiding, and more
  • be paired and communicate with an experienced Mikveh Guide as a mentor
  • shadow a current Mikveh Guide at the conclusion of the training
  • act as Mikveh Guide while an experienced Guide is here for support
  • serve as a Mikveh Guide 4-6 hours/month
  • or serve as a Mikveh Educator 4-6 times/year

To apply, click here.

If you have any questions about the application process or training program, please contact Lisa Berman, Mikveh and Education Director, at (617) 244-1836 x205 or email lisab@mayyimhayyim.org. The next training will take place in November 2017.