JF&CS is extremely grateful to all who give of their time and expertise to assist our clients in a myriad of ways. If you are interested in any of the opportunites below, simply contact Andrea Pines, Volunteer Coordinator to discuss your interests. 416.638.7800 x 6266 | apines@jfandcs.com

volunteer opportunities

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Big Brothers / Big Sisters

Be a friend and role model to a Jewish child or youth by providing support, companionship and friendship.

Must be 19 years of age or older.

Click here to complete the application form. Once filled out, please submit to apines@jfandcs.com.

1-2 visits per month for a minimum of a year

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FRC Drop-in Assistant

 

Provide support to Family Resource Centre staff and families by assisting with drop-in activities (arts & crafts, music, cleaning toys, etc.).

Must be post-secondary age or older.

3 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months

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Conversation Cafe Team Lead at the FRC

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​To provide volunteer leadership in supporting weekly English conversation practice group for adults and seniors.

Must be post-secondary age or older.

Thursdays | 10:00 – 11:30 am | ZOOM

Happy Man

Conversation Café Facilitator at the FRC

ONLINE

​Help adults and seniors practice conversational English in an informal and welcoming setting. Teach them about Canadian culture and community resources. 

Must be post-secondary age or older.

Thursdays | 10:00 – 11:30 am | ZOOM

Tutoring Session

Homework Club Tutor at the FRC

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Provide homework help for students in grade 4 and up. Tuesdays helping high school students or Wednesdays helping elementary school students. 

Must be in Grade 11 or older. 

Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 5:45pm-7:45pm during the school year

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In Class Tutor at the JDD

​Provide in-class tutoring to youth at the Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre under the supervision of a TDSB teacher. 

Must be post-secondary age or older.

1-2 hours per week for the school year

Old and Young

Café Europa Volunteer at the Bernard Betel Centre

​To provide support at Café Europa, a monthly, social and cultural get-together for Holocaust survivors, by interacting with the Holocaust Survivors and assisting with registration.

This is a program in partnership with The Bernard Betel Centre.

Mondays, 2 per month. 10:30am-12:30pm

Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy Volunteer

Currently unavailable due to COVID-19. Please check back soon for updates.

Please click here for more details from Chaplaincy Services.

Mondays, 2 per month. 10:30am-12:30pm

Hospice

Jewish Hospice Volunteer with Circle of Care

Provide support to clients including respite for caregiver, light meal preparation, light shopping, accompaniment to medical appointments and companionship. This is a program in partnership with Circle of Care and Sinai Health System.

Must be post-secondary age or older.

Please click here for more details from Circle of Care.

Volunteer

Jewish Holiday Volunteer

Provide support around Chanukah, Purim and Passover.Must be suitable for high school students (community service hours) and families.

Short term projects; times and dates TBA

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Kits For A Cause Volunteering 

Are you looking for a fun and engaging group volunteer opportunity while making an impact? Help us build JF&CS Care Kits for individuals in the community who need it most. There are no limits to group sizes; whether your group is 5 or 500, you can help us, help our community! To learn more click here for more information.

One time project; times and dates TBA