Fellow facilitates a volunteer program.

Become a Fellow

Take action to pursue a just world through Jewish service with Repair the World. This two-year, full-time salaried position includes hands-on service, Jewish learning, peer-to-peer recruitment, and professional development.

 

Why Serve

Over two years as a full-time fellow, you’ll deepen your connection to community. Serve alongside local nonprofits addressing community needs, mobilize your peers to take action, and engage in Jewish learning and professional development.

Mobilize Volunteers and Build Community

By mobilizing your peers to engage in meaningful service, issue-area education, and Jewish learning, you will build local communities and enable service partners to meet their missions, fostering our value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut.

Deepen Your Jewish Connection

Using the Jewish value of action and learning, na’aseh v’nishma, explore the Jewish imperative to seek justice, tzedek, as you connect to Jewish values.

Tackle Pressing Community Needs

Embody the Jewish value of solidarity, achdoot, by serving alongside your neighbors to meet pressing needs and build bridges across lines of difference in your communities.

Engage in Professional Development and Learning

Learn professional skills, gain issue-area education on topics of housing justice, food justice, environmental justice (and more), build bridges across lines of difference, and have meaningful Jewish experiences while serving alongside your neighbors.

Mobilize Volunteers and Build Community

By mobilizing your peers to engage in meaningful service, issue-area education, and Jewish learning, you will build local communities and enable service partners to meet their missions, fostering our value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut.

Tackle Pressing Community Needs

Embody the Jewish value of solidarity, achdoot, by serving alongside your neighbors to meet pressing needs and build bridges across lines of difference in your communities.

Deepen Your Jewish Connection

Using the Jewish value of action and learning, na’aseh v’nishma, explore the Jewish imperative to seek justice, tzedek, as you connect to Jewish values.

Engage in Professional Development and Learning

Learn professional skills, gain issue-area education on topics of housing justice, food justice, environmental justice (and more), build bridges across lines of difference, and have meaningful Jewish experiences while serving alongside your neighbors.

Take action to pursue a just world through Jewish service in the Repair the World Fellowship. Your full-time, paid service journey begins on August 1, 2023.

Who We're Looking For

Repair the World fellows are young adults aged 21-26 who want to take action to pursue a just world, embodying the Jewish value of justice, tzedek. Fellows learn and take action, na’aseh v’nishma, by mobilizing their communities to serve, building relationships across lines of difference, and engaging in and facilitating learning.

As fellows we were quite aware that we were continuing the work that had already begun and that we were honoring that work through service.

Riki Robinson (she/her)

Brooklyn Fellow, 2019-20

100%

of fellows reported feeling more connected to their local communities because of their experience with Repair the World.

83%

of fellows indicated that serving with Repair the World provided an entry point to do good in the world through a Jewish lens.

Being a fellow is about understanding the long-standing connection of social change to Judaism and then putting it into tangible and equitable action.

Lou Fusco (they/them)

Baltimore Fellow, 2021-23

As fellows we were quite aware that we were continuing the work that had already begun and that we were honoring that work through service.

Riki Robinson (she/her)

Brooklyn Fellow, 2019-20

83%

of fellows indicated that serving with Repair the World provided an entry point to do good in the world through a Jewish lens.

100%

of fellows reported feeling more connected to their local communities because of their experience with Repair the World.

Being a fellow is about understanding the long-standing connection of social change to Judaism and then putting it into tangible and equitable action.

Lou Fusco (they/them)

Baltimore Fellow, 2021-23

The Fellowship Experience

What You’ll Gain

As a fellow, you’ll develop deep connections to your neighbors, serve to meet pressing local needs, strengthen your Jewish values, and gain knowledge and skills to build your career.

Your Impact

As a Repair the World fellow, you are at the forefront of the Jewish service movement. You will strengthen your local communities through direct service with partner organizations and recruitment of volunteers to serve alongside you. You will learn professional skills,engage in issue-area education in justice, tzedek,  explore Jewish wisdom and values, and build a vast network of peers, colleagues, and experts in the field to ignite your life-long growth and commitment to Jewish service.

Where Can I Serve?

Engage with others who want to pursue a just world. Live the Jewish value of caring for your neighbor. Find your community.

Our 2021-23 Fellowship Cohort

Fellows at Repair the World retreat

Partner Organization Snapshot

Explore some of our partner organizations that you can serve with during your fellowship. Though partners may change year to year, these organizations represent the range of issues fellows serve to address.

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