Volunteering at JCCMW Make a difference service + purpose Helping with Our Mission Volunteers help JCCMW more effectively achieve its mission. You can make a difference by giving your time and energy. JCCMW provides Westchester teens, adults, and families numerous volunteer opportunities and community service projects that meet the needs of our neighbors, build community connections, and enhance professional skill and leadership qualities. Through community service and our volunteer programs, we can live the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world). From helping in a specific program or department to executing a social action project, there are countless ways to get involved and make a difference in our Westchester community! Below are just some of the ways that our volunteers have found meaningful service experiences: Special Needs Programs Volunteer in a specific program based on your interest and availability (ages 12+). Nursery School / Toward Tomorrow Volunteer to read a story, intern for a semester, join the PTA, or help with matzah making (ages 16+). Administrative/Office/Fundraising Help out with fundraising support or administrative tasks in our JCCMW offices. Unique Grant-Supported and Holiday Programs Assist at social action programs, social justice projects, MLK Day of Service, Purim and Yom Ha'atzma'ut celebrations, and more. Gymnastics Team Help out at a competition. Summer Camp Programs Work with summer camp children or use skills to lead an activity (ages 16+). Dance School Volunteer in a youth class, or support the theater staff by helping with their creative costumes and scenery. Adult Programs Volunteer to use your expertise and execute a lecture or program, or help teach about technology as a JTech coach. Aquatics/Stingrays Swim Team Help out at a swim meet. Individual Support Supported individual b’nei mitzvah or confirmation community service projects and JTutor (homework hub for kindergarten through fifth grade). “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead Volunteer Inquiry Process Join in supporting our community and the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world). Please register as a volunteer and let us know your interests and availability. Background checks may be required depending on the department selected for volunteering. Our community engagement director will reach out upon receipt of your registration. Potential volunteer completes the registration form. JCCMW community engagement director emails to provide the volunteer application form and JCCMW’s volunteer manual, and to schedule a Zoom informational meeting to learn about your interests, availability, and preferences. Submission of volunteer application form. Volunteer placement. Departments may have additional required paperwork. For more information email Mara Roberge: [email protected] [email protected] Register as a volunteer Stay up to date Sign up for our newsletter New things are happening every month at the JCCMW! Be the first to know and get access to early registration when you subscribe to our email newsletter. Name First Last Email NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.