Jewish Federation volunteers share a passion for doing good and a commitment to collective action — and know how good it feels to make a meaningful difference.
Find an Opportunity
The Jewish Federation can help you find rewarding experiences and opportunities to use your talents to serve your community. All you need is the desire to get involved.
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
1425 Horsham Road, North Wales, PA 19454
Jewish senior living and geriatric care facility welcomes volunteers of all ages. Opportunities include friendly visitors, librarians, hospice volunteers (training provided) Yiddish Club, games, art projects, and office support. Participate in programs and celebrations enriching resident life.
To volunteer click here or contact email@example.com or 215.371.1816.
Challah for Hunger
Brings people together to bake and sell challah in an effort to raise money and awareness for social justice causes.
Federation Early Learning Services
Volunteers are needed to work in classrooms assisting teachers with young children, or for office work. Specific tasks are designed to meet volunteers’ skills and the needs of the classroom and center.
To volunteer click here or call 215.676.7550.
Friendship Circle Philadelphia Region
Connects teens and young adults to youth with special needs and their families, offering Jewish and social experiences; developing friendships while participating in creative arts group activities, Jewish holiday celebrations, weekly playdates and more. Fosters the development of a caring, supportive community. Volunteer opportunities exist for adults as well.
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS)
345 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Volunteers for the social services organization JFCS help enrich the lives of those who are vulnerable and in need of help, including older adults, children and people living with disabilities. Opportunities include: helping with art therapy, cooking, celebratory and other programming at the Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center; helping with the clothing-assistance program; delivering challahs to hospital patients; “hands-on” service projects through Circle of Hands. B’nai Mitzvah projects welcome!
Jewish Relief Agency
10980 Dutton Road, Philadelphia PA 19154
JRA helps nourish over 6,000 diverse low-income individuals across Greater Philadelphia.
Opportunities for all ages include packing kosher food boxes at JRA’s Food Distribution warehouse and delivering those boxes to clients.
10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116
KleinLife is a hub for our community of active older adults, and there are so many ways to volunteer, including: culinary crew, clerks, data entry, drivers, educators, fundraising, event planning, greeters, accounting, gardening, theater tech and more. Students looking for community service credits or internships are welcome!
Mitzvah Food Program
Volunteers are needed to work shifts our five food pantries, as well as to pack and deliver food packages to low-income households across Greater Philadelphia. Pantry locations: Jewish Community Services Building (Center City); Brodsky Enrichment Center (Main Line); KleinLife (Northeast Philadelphia); Congregation Tifereth Israel of Lower Bucks County (Bucks County); and Beth Sholom Congregation (Elkins Park). B’nai Mitzvah projects welcome!
Various Northeast Philadelphia locations
Volunteers are needed to provide older adults living independently in Northeast Philly with home maintenance and repairs; chore services; transportation to medical appointments and grocery shopping; and friendly visits.
KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116
RSVP Philadelphia brings together volunteers ages 55+ with non-profit agencies to meet community needs, including: tutoring in elementary schools; advocating on behalf of crime victims; providing friendly visits in hospitals and nursing homes; cooking and delivering meals for the homebound; serving as guides for museums, historic sites and cultural centers; providing clerical assistance.
Need help choosing a volunteer project that has meaning for you? We can help. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find the ideal opportunity with the Jewish Federation or one of the organizations in our network.