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Volunteer throughout New York City

Volunteers are vital to our mission and help our fellow New Yorkers live fulfilling, healthy lives.

Our volunteer opportunities range from mentoring young people, providing companionship and practical support, and lending creativity and professional skills to bring hope to New Yorkers in communities throughout the five boroughs.

If you’d like to share your time, special expertise, friendship, or voice, reach out to us at or visit the link below.
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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

Volunteer FAQ


You can! Everyone is welcome and appreciated. Our volunteers range in age from teens to seniors and come from diverse cultures, faiths, and backgrounds. While some of our volunteer opportunities may have a minimum age requirement or further conditions, others are more flexible.

where can i volunteer?

The Jewish Board offers one-time and ongoing volunteer events in all five boroughs. If you’re a New Yorker, we can find an opportunity for you to help.

is there a minimum time commitment?

No! Opportunities range from just a few hours for a one-time event to a few hours monthly. We’ll be happy to try to match you with an opportunity that falls within your interests and schedule. We’re flexible, and new volunteer opportunities are added as we learn how to better support and serve our neighbors.

what about groups?

Companies, clubs, houses of worship, youth groups, young professional organizations, and even casual groups of friends join us for volunteer projects. Volunteer groups can make a notable impact in our programs, helping through beautification projects like gardening, skill-sharing events, vocational support, art-making, and even hosting parties.

What Skills Are Required?

If you have a special talent or interest, we can find a use for it! Some volunteer roles at The Jewish Board can include providing specialized skills like yoga, playing an instrument, physical fitness, technology, personal finance, and entrepreneurship, while others can focus on cooking, reading and writing, playing cards, organizing arts and crafts activities, exploring NYC, or being a good friend.