Repair fellow pulls cart while volunteering

Become a Fellow

Activate your Jewish values and deepen your service journey. Spend two years as a full-time fellow, serving your communities directly, building community, and mobilizing your peers in immersive service and Jewish learning. 

 

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.

Tackle Pressing Community Needs

Embody Repair’s values of solidarity, achdoot, and preciousness of each human, kavod ha’briyot, through direct service with local partner organizations addressing immediate community needs.

Deepen Your Jewish Identity

Through Repair’s framework of action and learning, na’aseh v’nishma, explore the Jewish imperative to seek justice, tzedek, by serving and engaging with Jewish values and wisdom.

Mobilize Volunteers and Build Community

By mobilizing your peers to engage in meaningful volunteering, contextual education, and Jewish learning, build local community and foster our value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut.

Engage in Professional Development and Learning

Alongside your service, explore the intersection of social, racial, and economic justice, identity, and community through a Jewish lens, while simultaneously building concrete professional skills.

Tackle Pressing Community Needs

Embody Repair’s values of solidarity, achdoot, and preciousness of each human, kavod ha’briyot, through direct service with local partner organizations addressing immediate community needs.

Mobilize Volunteers and Build Community

By mobilizing your peers to engage in meaningful volunteering, contextual education, and Jewish learning, build local community and foster our value of strengthening each other, hitchazkut.

Deepen Your Jewish Identity

Through Repair’s framework of action and learning, na’aseh v’nishma, explore the Jewish imperative to seek justice, tzedek, by serving and engaging with Jewish values and wisdom.

Engage in Professional Development and Learning

Alongside your service, explore the intersection of social, racial, and economic justice, identity, and community through a Jewish lens, while simultaneously building concrete professional skills.

Activate your Jewish values by spending two years deepening your commitment to service and connection to your community. Your full-time, paid service journey begins in August 2023.

What You’ll Gain

As a fellow, you’ll develop deep connections to your neighbors, serve to meet pressing needs, and strengthen your relationship to Judaism.

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

81%

of BIPOC-led service partners reported being able to serve more people in their community because of their partnership with Repair.

750,493

services delivered last year by fellows & volunteers, including preparing 194,914 meals, packing 59,300 care kits, and caring for 71,312 plants.

As a Repair fellow, I feel more excited about the evolution of my Jewish identity rooted in impactful, justice-oriented engagement.

Elam Boockvar-Klein (he/him)

Baltimore Fellow, 2020-21

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

750,493

services delivered last year by fellows & volunteers, including preparing 194,914 meals, packing 59,300 care kits, and caring for 71,312 plants.

81%

of BIPOC-led service partners reported being able to serve more people in their community because of their partnership with Repair.

As a Repair fellow, I feel more excited about the evolution of my Jewish identity rooted in impactful, justice-oriented engagement.

Elam Boockvar-Klein (he/him)

Baltimore Fellow, 2020-21

The Fellowship Experience

How You’ll Serve

As a first year fellow, you will volunteer with local nonprofits addressing issues such as food, education, and housing justice, and recruit others to serve alongside you. As a senior fellow, you will amplify your leadership and impact through facilitating Jewish service-learning experiences for volunteers and hosting educational and social events highlighting the work of your partner organizations.

The 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 build key professional skills, explore Jewish wisdom and values, and leave with a vast network of peers, Repair staff, and experts in the field.

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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