(noun) — Definition: a person who turns benevolent thoughts into real-world mitzvah.
Do you like to help others?
We rely on volunteers to support our staff and execute the work we do in the community. As is true for any nonprofit, our resources are limited, so the enthusiasm and dedication of our volunteers means the world to us.. Not only do they contribute to the success of Jewish Family Service programs, they are absolutely essential to that success. We love our volunteers and are grateful for any and all help they give.
If you wish to volunteer, call 513-766-3322 or fill out the Online Volunteer Application.
Volunteer for a chance to touch the hearts of others.
Heldman Family Food Pantry — Home Delivery
Deliver a smile and food from our food pantry to homebound Jewish Family Service clients in need.
Heldman Family Food Pantry — Pantry Guide
Personally assist clients and give them much-appreciated warm attention as they “shop” the shelves in our food pantry.
Barbash Family Vital Support Center — Sharing Your Uniqueness
Do you know yoga? Can you cook healthy meals on a dime? Share your special skill, talent or hobby in a class or discussion with our clients in the Vital Support Center.
Dr. Samuel S. Rockwern Passover Delivery Project
Help local Jewish families in need celebrate Passover by participating in our annual Passover Delivery Project. Organize, assemble, and personally deliver boxes filled with food for a Seder meal.
Tutor — Tablets and Technology
Help Holocaust survivors learn to use an iPad to stay connected to family, friends, and the world.
Tutor — ESOL: English for Speakers of Other Languages
Help students of all ages from other countries feel welcome in their new USA home by teaching ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes.
Holocaust Survivors Friendship Club
Join Holocaust survivors at socialization gatherings where they may create memory books, celebrate a holiday, or just talk.
Drive individuals to places they might not otherwise be able to go, such as the grocery store, doctor appointments, or shopping.
When you volunteer to help our staff, you play an essential role in helping Jewish Family Service strengthen lives.
Supplement our staff’s limited resources with data entry, addressing fundraising envelopes, filing and copying.
Assist staff in running special events by collating handouts, decorating, ushering, or greeting guests.
Centerpiece for Tzedakah — Builder
Assemble and attach decorative bows to our centerpieces that raise money for the food pantry when they are rented for bar/bat mitzvah parties, holiday dinners and more.
Grab a rake or a ladder and do simple repair jobs at homes of senior adults...or give a hand to help organize their space.
Food Pantry — Food Pick-Up
Assist our staff when picking up orders at the Freestore Foodbank, and then help transport the groceries back to our food pantry.
Food Pantry — Stocking
Help stock the pantry shelves with food and personal care items from the Freestore Foodbank or from our community’s kind donors.