Volunteer Center

Make a difference and experience Tikkun Olam “repairing the world” with Jewish Federation’s hands-on volunteer opportunities! Come join us for our own unique volunteer activities or get connected to organizations in need of your talents, passion and commitment.

Mitzvah Day

Sunday, November 24, 2019 | 10:00 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Jewish Federation’s Mitzvah Day offers volunteer projects that will improve the lives of others in our community and in Israel. Together, let’s make a difference. For more information, please contact Beth Figman at bethf@jfnnj.org or call 201-820-3947.

Supplies for Success

Coming this August!
Join us! Set up/pack backpacks for kids in need in northern New Jersey. Our goal is to make sure that as many children as possible start school with a brand-new backpack, filled to the brim with school supplies. $18 fills a backpack for one child. Please fill as many backpacks for as many children as you can. We greatly appreciate it! For more information, please contact Beth Figman at bethf@jfnnj.org or call 201-820-3947.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Projects

Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebration is a joyous occasion and a big milestone. Family, friends and classmates gather to celebrate your hard work. Sometimes though, it’s easy to lose sight of the “mitzvah” part of the Bar/Bat Mitzvah. You’re busy learning your prayers, meeting with the Rabbi and practicing your Haftorah. And on top of everything, you need to find a Mitzvah project!

Here’s your opportunity to explore how you want to give back and care for the world. Making our world better is an important Jewish value, and YOU are now part of this important aspect of our heritage. As you become a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, now is the time to start making a difference! For more information, please contact Beth Figman at bethf@jfnnj.org or call 201-820-3947.

March Mega Food Drive

Save the Date | Sunday, March 29, 2019 | 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Help Jewish Federation fill local food pantries during our annual March Mega Food Drive. Our most needed items include: tuna, salmon, chicken, shelf-stable milk (boxed or powdered), beans, potatoes, rice, pasta, cereal, baby food, diapers, formula, adult briefs, mac and cheese, chili, stews, meaty soups, jelly jams, peanut butter, canned fruit, vegetables, toilet paper, tissues and paper towels.

Please check expiration dates • no glass or soda • accepting Passover food

Drop off items at Jewish Federation or at participating synagogues and agencies. For more information, please contact Beth Figman at bethf@jfnnj.org or call 201-820-3947.

Volunteer Opportunities

Through volunteering, you can give back to the community here in northern New Jersey, Israel and around the world! Jewish Federation can help you find unique and fun volunteer opportunities through the various organizations we are connected to. Share your interests and get involved today! For more information, please contact Beth Figman at bethf@jfnnj.org or call 201-820-3947.