Volunteer Opportunities

Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

South Suburban Community Services Office

(708) 798-1884


Examples of volunteer activities, include but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Delivering Shabbat Baskets to area hospitals and nursing homes

  2. Linking individuals to volunteer opportunities through TOV’s Merry Mitzvah, Mitzvah Mania & Literacy Programs

  3. Distributing Maot Chitim* food baskets at Rosh Hashanah and Passover

 

* The Hebrew translation of ma'ot chitim is "wheat money"; the practice of Jewish communities collecting money to feed the less fortunate.

Senior Services Center of Will County

(815) 723-9713

 

Examples of volunteer activities, include but are not limited to, include the following:

  1. Home Delivered Meal volunteers: Drivers and Meal Site helpers, Helping Hands Volunteers

  2. Volunteers for Bolingbrook, Romeoville and Joliet sites who complete various tasks for the Center: Newsletter Assembly, Mass mailings and appeals

  3. SeniorNet Instructors and Coaches

  4. Special Event Volunteers: Assist with our fundraising events

  5. Money Management Volunteers: Representative payees for the Money Management Program

  6. Volunteer Tax Counselors for the Elderly: TCE, Tax Aide Program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and the American Association of Retired Persons

  7. Gift Shop Volunteers: Volunteers work as clerks in our gift shop and donate time as members of our Gift Shop Guild

  8. Long Term Care Ombudsman Volunteers: Trained volunteers who advocate for residents of licensed long term care facilities in Will, Grundy and Kankakee counties