Volunteer

Service brings us together to tackle society’s greatest challenges, build stronger communities, and be a force that transforms the world. Jewish tradition reminds us that a person is commanded to work toward justice, tzedek, by working to build a just, complete world. We serve alongside our communities in pursuit of a just society while seeking to create meaningful and lasting change. Join us.

19 Events

    Ongoing Events

    Become a Phone Buddy for Someone Experiencing Homelessness!

    Los Angeles

    VirtualHousing Justice

    Become a Phone Buddy for Someone Experiencing Homelessness!

    Become a Phone Buddy for Someone Experiencing Homelessness!

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Housing Justice

    We’re thrilled to partner with Miracle Messages to provide a fully virtual opportunity that enables you to make a huge impact in the life of someone experiencing homelessness. Miracle Messages has a ‘phone buddy’ program that matches volunteers with individuals isolated by homelessness for weekly phone calls and text messages to provide companionship and social support. After a brief info session and training (offered every Wednesday), you will be set up with a separate and secure phone number that will allow you to keep in touch with your buddy throughout the week. Sign up to learn more! Please put "Repair the World" as the referral organization when signing up using the link the below. Thanks!

    Become a Phone Buddy for Someone Experiencing Homelessness!

    Become a Phone Buddy for Someone Experiencing Homelessness!

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Housing Justice

    We’re thrilled to partner with Miracle Messages to provide a fully virtual opportunity that enables you to make a huge impact in the life of someone experiencing homelessness. Miracle Messages has a ‘phone buddy’ program that matches volunteers with individuals isolated by homelessness for weekly phone calls and text messages to provide companionship and social support. After a brief info session and training (offered every Wednesday), you will be set up with a separate and secure phone number that will allow you to keep in touch with your buddy throughout the week. Sign up to learn more! Please put "Repair the World" as the referral organization when signing up using the link the below. Thanks!

    Send Letters of Gratitude to Abortion Providers (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualHealth Justice

    Send Letters of Gratitude to Abortion Providers (DIY)
    Send Letters of Gratitude to Abortion Providers (DIY)

    Send Letters of Gratitude to Abortion Providers (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Health Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Abortion providers are working against numerous barriers: their already hard jobs have become even more difficult as the abortion access landscape continues to shift dramatically. Write letters of gratitude to providers thanking them for their courage, dedication, and resilience. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Send Letters of Love to Isolated Elders (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualMental Health Justice

    Send Letters of Love to Isolated Elders (DIY)
    Send Letters of Love to Isolated Elders (DIY)

    Send Letters of Love to Isolated Elders (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Mental Health Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. More than 8 million older adults in the United States are affected by isolation. Support the mental health of seniors across the country and write letters to spread connection and care. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Send Letters of Support to Incarcerated Survivors (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualCriminal Justice

    Send Letters of Support to Incarcerated Survivors (DIY)
    Send Letters of Support to Incarcerated Survivors (DIY)

    Send Letters of Support to Incarcerated Survivors (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Criminal Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Isolation is central to the persistence of domestic violence, sexual violence, and incarceration. Write letters to criminalized survivors and help dismantle this isolation, creating pathways for connection, collaboration, and coalition. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Send Letters of Support to Trans Folks (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualGender Justice

    Send Letters of Support to Trans Folks (DIY)
    Send Letters of Support to Trans Folks (DIY)

    Send Letters of Support to Trans Folks (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Gender Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Trans folks all over the world face discrimination simply by existing in systems that don’t provide support, protections, or affirming care. Volunteers will handwrite notes for trans youth and adults, letting them know they are seen, supported, and valid. Point of Pride will include these letters in donations of free chest binders and femme shapewear (garments that help trans folks live more safely, comfortably and authentically). Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Update Directory for People Experiencing Homelessness (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualHousing Justice

    Update Directory for People Experiencing Homelessness (DIY)
    Update Directory for People Experiencing Homelessness (DIY)

    Update Directory for People Experiencing Homelessness (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Housing Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. More than 66,000 people are experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles County. OCLA has developed a free mobile app that empowers people experiencing resource insecurity to find and connect to free programs providing food, shelter, healthcare, legal aid, crisis support, hygiene facilities, and more. Volunteers will research and make calls to ensure the app database has the most up-to-date shelter information available. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Verify & Update Abortion Provider Database (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualHealth Justice

    Verify & Update Abortion Provider Database (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Health Justice

    700 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Clinics' offerings are changing rapidly around the country. Verify and update a comprehensive abortion provider database that makes it as easy as possible for people to find the information they need, without having to sift through a lot of noise or, worse, misinformation and stigma from anti-abortion organizations. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    PeerCorps High 2023-2024

    Detroit

    Community Building

    PeerCorps High 2023-2024

    Ongoing

    Detroit

    Community Building

    Location will be provided upon registration

    Are you a 9th-12th grade teen who is passionate about creating a better world through service, social justice, and Jewish leadership? If so, don’t miss your opportunity to join PeerCorps High! This is a great opportunity to make new friends while also gaining service hours for school.

    Repair the World Miami Farm Crew

    Miami

    Food Justice

    Repair the World Miami Farm Crew

    Ongoing

    Miami

    Food Justice

    The Repair the World Miami Farm Crew is a volunteer group focused on supporting urban gardening projects in the local Miami community. Each month, the Farm Crew will gather at a local Miami organization to serve and learn together! Farm Crew participants are making a year-long commitment to serve and attend our monthly programs. The Repair the World Miami Farm Crew programs are open to all members of the community and we encourage you to invite your friends/family to join us in the garden! Members of Farm Crew will receive a Repair the World T-Shirt, a pair of gardening gloves, an invitation to a community WhatsApp group, and a calendar invite to our monthly farm crew programs.

    Dinner is Served with Repair the World Cleveland

    Cleveland

    Housing Justice

    Dinner is Served with Repair the World Cleveland

    Ongoing

    Cleveland

    Housing Justice

    Location will be provided upon registration

    99 spots left

    Partner with Repair the World Cleveland for a night of friendship and service. Invite your friends to dinner, at your house or a restaurant, choose a service project from those provided, and enjoy! Dinner and the service project are provided by Repair!

    Serve with Repair the World Baltimore (Ongoing)

    Baltimore

    Serve with Repair the World Baltimore (Ongoing)

    Ongoing

    Baltimore

    Location will be provided upon registration

    97 spots left

    Partner with Repair the World Baltimore for an experience full of friendship and service. Do you have a group of 8 or more people interested in serving with Repair the World Baltimore? We have a variety of group service opportunities we'd love to facilitate for your group, that focus on several issue areas including: food, housing, environmental, or education justice. By serving with Baltimore Repair, your group will also engage in Jewish learning, issue area education, and reflection facilitated by Repair’s staff for a more meaningful Jewish service experience. Sign up here and the Baltimore Repair team will follow up to schedule a project for your group!

    Bra & Period Product Donation Drive (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualGender Justice

    Bra & Period Product Donation Drive (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Gender Justice

    500 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. I Support the Girls (ISTG) collects and distributes bras, underwear, and menstrual hygiene products to people experiencing homelessness. Volunteers will learn about menstrual justice and how to donate essential items to their local ISTG affiliate. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Food Benefits Data Verification (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualFood Justice

    Food Benefits Data Verification (DIY)
    Food Benefits Data Verification (DIY)

    Food Benefits Data Verification (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Food Justice

    500 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Join Hunger Free America to build the most comprehensive collection of food resources in the country. Volunteers will research and make calls to ensure the database has the most up-to-date information available. This will be used to help the national USDA Hunger Hotline connect those in need to necessary resources. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Write Letters to Increase Voter Turnout (DIY)

    Global

    VirtualCivic Engagement

    Write Letters to Increase Voter Turnout (DIY)

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Civic Engagement

    500 spots left

    Volunteer on your own time! Sign up to receive a DIY toolkit in your registration confirmation email that will walk you through everything you need to know to participate. Vote Forward volunteers send heartfelt handwritten letters to unregistered and low-propensity voters encouraging them to participate in our democracy. Sign up, “adopt” a voter, write your letters, and commit to sticking them in the mail by the listed deadline. Help us track our impact! Have a friend who wants to participate? Instead of forwarding the toolkit, please invite them to register on our website.

    Path to Service - Participant Interest Form

    Colorado

    Path to Service - Participant Interest Form

    Ongoing

    Colorado

    Are you interested in serving, but have questions or concerns? Does your availability not match our posted events? Are you interested in hosting or co-sponsoring an event? Do you want to coordinate a service event for your business, synagogue, or youth group? Complete this form and our Senior Program Manager in Colorado will reach out to help create a path to service that works for you!

    Holding Onto Something (Sweet) - Art by Vania Evangelique

    Pittsburgh

    Environmental Justice

    Holding Onto Something (Sweet) - Art by Vania Evangelique
    Holding Onto Something (Sweet) - Art by Vania Evangelique

    Holding Onto Something (Sweet) - Art by Vania Evangelique

    Ongoing

    Pittsburgh

    Environmental Justice

    Begins: 09:30 AM (ET)
    Ends: 3:30 PM (ET)

    Location will be provided upon registration

    150 spots left

    The new art exhibition: Holding Onto Something (Sweet) on display by Vania Evangelique evokes the memory of moments experienced through plants, florals and fruits. Check out the new series by Vania Evangelique during regular business hours Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Email [email protected] for all questions or to make an appointment.

    Winter Coat Drive

    Pittsburgh

    Immigration Justice

    Winter Coat Drive
    Winter Coat Drive

    Winter Coat Drive

    Ongoing

    Pittsburgh

    Immigration Justice

    Begins: 00:00 AM (ET)
    Ends: 12:00 PM (ET)

    Location will be provided upon registration

    100 spots left

    Winter coat donations needed! JFCS Refugee and Immigrant Services are welcoming refugee families and individuals to resettle and they still need winter coats. All genders + sizes needed. Drop off new or gently-worn + cleaned donations only to Trace Brewing during open business hours.

    Flashcard & Bookmark Project

    Colorado

    VirtualEducation Justice

    Flashcard & Bookmark Project

    Ongoing

    Virtual

    Education Justice

    250 spots left

    Create flashcards and bookmarks to be distributed to low-income families through the United Way of Weld County. The flashcards can include the alphabet, numbers, shapes, colors, sight words, pictures, dominoes/dots, and more. Dual-language (Spanish and English) cards are a plus! This is a fantastic project for families or youth groups and can be completed anywhere! You can mail these directly to the United Way or we can coordinate delivery.

    Teen Summer Service Corp Interest Form

    Boston

    Teen Summer Service Corp Interest Form

    Ongoing

    Boston

    300 spots left

    Interested in learning more about our Teen Summer Service Corp? Sign up to receive updates as we roll out the program, as well as learn about upcoming info sessions!

    One-time Events

    Whoops! Unfortunately, we aren't hosting any one-time events that fit your search. Keep trying—we can't wait to serve alongside you.

    Mar 1

    Pico Union Weekly Food Distribution

    Los Angeles

    Food Justice

    Mar 2

    Miss Rodgers Family First

    Los Angeles

    Economic Justice

    Mar 3

    Refugee Housing Clean-up

    Colorado

    Immigration Justice

    Atlanta Jewish Life Festival: March Mitzvah Madness

    Atlanta

    Community Building

    Volunteer with Hamotzi's Chicken Souper's

    Bay Area

    Food Justice

    Storytime and Service: Purim Edition!

    New York

    Family

    March Farm Crew at Oliver Community Farm

    Baltimore

    Environmental Justice

    March Farm Crew at Oliver Community Farm

    Mar 4

    Volunteer at St. John's Bread & Life Digital Food Pantry!

    New York

    Food Justice

    Movie Night at Moishe House RSJ!

    Boston

    Racial Justice

    Mar 5

    03/05/2024 Keep Growing Detroit Seed Packing

    Detroit

    Food Justice