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

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.

2-3 visits per month for a minimum of 1 year

FRC Drop-in Assistant

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

Must be post-secondary age or older.

2-3 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months

FRC Conversation Café Assistant

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.

Tuesdays mornings, 9:15am-10:30pm OR 10:30-12pm, for a minimum of 3-6 months

FRC Homework Club Tutor

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

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 hour per week for the school year

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. 10am-12pm

Mentors for the Pearl Project

Provide support /guidance to a young adult who has graduated out of the JF&CS Foster Care System and is seeking a stable, long term connection with an adult as part of a structured mentoring program. 

Must be 25 years of age or older. 

1 hour meetings twice a month, for a minimum of 1 year.

Just A Second Shop Merchandise Assistant

Prepare clothing and merchandise for sale as directed by store manager.
Assistants should be 16 years of age or older. Ages 12 to 15 must be accompanied
by an adult.

2-3 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months

Chaplaincy Volunteer

Visit Jewish residents at hospitals and long-term care homes.

Must be post-secondary age or older.

1 hour per week for a minimum of 6 months

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.

3 hour per week for a minimum of 6 months

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 dats TBA

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 dats TBA

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