For the last few years, Repair the World has convened a delegation of Jewish non-profit professionals at the annual Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service (June 27-29 this year). So much exciting work has happened in the world of service and volunteering within the Jewish world over the last decade. The delegation offers a chance for some of the leaders of this movement to get together, share ideas, and learn from one another.

We are so excited to have this year’s delegation meet one another. In the meantime, we want to introduce some of them to YOU! Here, we spoke with delegate Jennie Gates Beckman. As Director of Volunteer Strategy for the Association of Jewish Family & Children’s Agencies, she spends her days helping Jewish social service agencies engage volunteers strategically and elevating the role of volunteering within AJFCA’s network. She’s a five time attendee of the Conference for Volunteering and Service and a returning Repair the World delegate, so she had lots to share about the experience. Read on…
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