Volunteer Information

Looking for ways to help your community during this unprecedented time?

The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is currently seeking volunteers to perform a variety of good deeds that will benefit our community in this time of distress. These volunteer opportunities include:

  • Packing food bundles for households served by the Jewish Community Services Kosher Food Bank
  • Delivering groceries, holiday items and other supplies to homebound adults throughout Miami
  • Creating decorated springtime baskets at home, which will be delivered to the Miami Rescue Mission to bring cheer to homeless youngsters

More volunteer opportunities are arising each day. We encourage you to check back frequently. You can make a difference by bringing hope when and where it is most needed. Register now to be part of our Jewish Volunteer Center and to stay updated about how you can help during this period of immense challenge. 

Volunteer Sign-Up

Access our volunteer form and our Jewish Volunteer Center will be in touch with you shortly.

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Phone Calls to Your Community

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center is in need of volunteers to make telephone reassurance calls to Jewish seniors in our community. The calls are intended as a friendly check-in and a wellbeing check. Volunteers will be provided with a list of names, a script to guide the conversation and a link to an online needs assessment survey to document each call. Based on the survey answers, seniors will be linked to services in the community. To volunteer, please register by clicking here. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss further, please email lTabachnikoff@gmjf.org or call 305-680-9353.

Create Summertime Baskets

Help bring smiles to homeless children at the Miami Rescue Mission by creating springtime baskets for homeless children at the Miami Rescue Mission. This family-friendly project, organized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center, is a great opportunity to keep your kids busy while performing a mitzvah. For a DIY guide on how to make the baskets and information for no-contact drop off, please email volunteer@gmjf.org.

Make Masks for Healthcare Workers

Create masks to protect healthcare workers on the frontlines on the pandemic

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Phone Pals

Congregation Dor Chadash connects members by phone

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Free Virtual Grief Support Groups

The Children’s Bereavement Center is offering free virtual grief support groups for middle- and high-schoolers and adults in English and also in Spanish for adults. The organization is also working with art and music specialists to create activities that elementary-aged participants can complete at home with their parents or caregivers.

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Be a Hero

Gather supplies from around the house and send them to the medical staff on the frontlines. Click here for more information.

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Make a Difference Through Skills For Impact

Skills for Impact, a new platform for volunteers organized by Repair the World, is an accessible and impactful way to connect virtually with nonprofits on the ground, working to meet the urgent needs of their communities. By signing up for a project, or even just hopping on the phone to give advice to a nonprofit in need, you are giving so much more than your time. Learn more about this opportunity and get started helping others today. Repair the World is a partner of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

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JCS Milk & Honey Needs Volunteers Rosh Hashanah Food Drive

Jewish Community Services and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation are joining together to fight food insufficiency in Miami with the annual JCS Milk & Honey event. Due to the pandemic, this year the food distribution will take place via contactless drop-off or a drive-thru distribution at two different locations: Michael-Ann Russel JCC , 18900 NE 25th Ave., Aventura and Dave & Mary Alper JCC, 11155 SW 12th Ave., Miami. Volunteer to help deliver Rosh Hashanah food baskets to Holocaust Survivors and homebound seniors or lend a hand during the drive-thru event. For more information, contact Laura Peimer at lpeimer@jcsfl.org or click here.

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