Volunteering with JFS provides diverse, meaningful, and challenging opportunities to those who want to help make our community a healthy, welcoming place to live.
JOIN OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS
JFS offers a wide variety of programing for our clients and volunteers are essential to our work. There are many ways to find a volunteer opportunity to fit your schedule and volunteer ability.
Volunteering provides the opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience while making a direct impact that meets community needs.
For more information about how you can help, please contact Florencia Saslavsky:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 613-722-2225 ext. 337
- Online: complete the form at the bottom of the page
Thank you to the following community members who donate their time and talent to our agency!
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
We have several options for transportation volunteering. Please note that a clean Driver’s Abstract, G license and enhanced car insurance is required to drive clients.
- Provide transportation to and from appointments to those in need
- Delivery of Kosher Meals on Wheels
- Holiday Care Package delivery
- Miriams Well & Ottawa Kosher Food Bank delivery
Provide Jewish seniors the opportunity to stay connected and feel safe by connecting with them by phone throughout the week.
Help our city’s community by offering various resources to Ottawa’s downtown unhoused population.
Connect with seniors and combat the feelings of isolation through friendly visits to clients’ homes or outings.
RUSSIAN SPEAKING SENIORS PROGRAM
Get involved with the various programs offered to Jewish Russian/Ukrainian speaking seniors, including ESL. Volunteering requires set day availability and previous experience in delivery ESL classes.
- Holiday celebrations and more!
Help out with Meet & Greet, Lunch service or if you have a special skill you want to share to the group. Awareness of cognitive impairment and a comfort with working with frail seniors is required.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Help set the strategic direction of the agency and raise critical funds. Please reach out to David Dern for more information in volunteering on our Board. David Dern email@example.com 613-722-2225 ext. 325.