Interested in any of these volunteer opportunities? Please see the appropriate contact:

CONTACTS:

BSV (Beth Sholom Village) Leslie Legum 757-420-2512
JCC (Jewish Community Center) Sharon Laderberg 757-321-2317
JFS (Jewish Family Service) Judy Freedman 
757-321-2227
HAT/STRELITZ (Hebrew Academy Tidewater) Helen Kisser 757-424-4327
UJFT (United Jewish Federation of Tidewater) Anna Goldenberg 757-965-6136

ARTISTIC

BSV – activities - art, cooking
JCC – Film Festival
JCC – Art Shows at JCC
JCC – Yom Ha’atzmaut Israeli art sale
JFS – Baskets of Hope Center Pieces for Simchas

COMPANIONSHIP

BSV – Friendly visitors: Evening and weekday game time, one-on-one
BSV – Outings (Transported by van), assistants needed
BSV – Sunday afternoon activities
BSV – Read to residents
JCC – seniors
JFS – Friendly Visitor Program:  one-on-one
JFS – seniors

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EDUCATION

JCC – Be A Reader Literacy Program: BEAR
JCC – Book Fair
JCC – Melton Classes
JCC – Film Festival
JFS – Week of Healthy Living
SECC – Classroom helpers
SECC – Mystery Readers
UJFT – Holocaust Educators Conference
TEMPLES – Sunday School Teacher’s Aid

 

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EVENT PLANNING

BSV – Bingo, games
BSV – Sunday afternoon musicals
JCC – Yom Ha’atzmaut
JCC – Book Fair
JFS – Week of Healthy Living
SECC PTA – Hagananim
UJFT – Outreach events throughout community and throughout the year

FINANCIAL

JFS – Personal Affairs Management Program

NUTRITION

BSV – Meal of the month
BSV – lunches
JFS – senior lunches

HISTORY /ARCHIVING OPPORTUNITIES

UJFT – Holocaust Commission
UJFT – Jewish News Archiving and Filing
See – Holocaust Museum in Richmond
See – Moses Myers House in Norfolk

KID OPPORTUNITIES

JCC – Summer camps
JCC – Be A Reader Literacy Program: BEAR
JCC – Basketball league coaches
JCC – Events for Kids chaperones
JFS – Aavy Aardvark Finds Hope
UJFT – Panim for High School students

MAILINGS:

BSV – mailings need implementing

MEDICALLY INCLINED

JFS – Volunteer Jewish nurses to train and assist with healthcare and social needs
JFS – Doula Volunteer Program-Volunteers provide emotional support to clients and families experiencing end-of-life issues
JFS – Week of Healthy Living
JFS – Support services for children, teens, caregivers and older adults who have family members living with cancer.
JFS – Opportunity for individuals with a terminal illness to share and record their life story and personal legacies for children and loved ones.
JHI – Jewish Healthcare International (Jewish Medical Missions throughout the world)
UJFT – Maimonidies Society
UJFT/TJF – Tom Hofheimer Fund (Jewish Medical Missions throughout the world)

ORGANIZING PROGRAMS

BSV – Sunday afternoon specials
JFS – Implementing an Older Adults Program
UJFT – Host Outreach Events

POLITICALLY INCLINED

AIPAC – Conference
HADASSAH – Jewish Advocacy Day (Richmond, VA)
CRC – Community Relations Council

REPORTER

UJFT — Newspaper

SALES

UJFT – Campaign Solicitor
BSV – Gift shop-books, scarves, jewelry
HAT – Gift shop
JCC – Book Fair
UJFT – Jewish News Ad Sales
JCC – Calendar Ad Sales

SPORTS

JCC – Basketball League coaches
JCC – Maccabi Games
JCC – Summer Camps
JCC – Tennis
JCC – Swimming
JCC – Exercise Classes

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

JFS – Transportation to doctor appointments, shopping, cultural activities and visits to the homebound elderly
JFS – Deliver Meals on Wheels for the homebound elderly and recuperating patients

JEWISH TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES

UJFT – Missions to Israel and other Jewish Locations in the US and abroad
Synagogue-Sponsored Missions to Israel

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