Helping Hands Are Always Welcome!
With hundreds of programs each year, the J is always looking for volunteers to help fulfill our mission in serving the community. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of activities, including but not limited to:
- Help us prepare and run a specific event
- Help in an Early Childhood classroom
- Coach a youth sports team (baseball, basketball, soccer, etc.)
- Assist with interest groups in the Adult Day Center
- The possibilities go on!
If you are interested in donating some of your time to the J please complete the Volunteer Application.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Happening on September 19! Sababa is a one-day Jewish arts & culture festival held at Washington University in St. Louis for the greater community. Volunteers are needed to help with the family activities tent, artist and food vendor needs, and to greet guests.
Memorial Day Weekend and surrounding dates
The St. Louis Senior Olympics is a masters-level weekend of fun competition and camaraderie. Our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and ages and return every year to be a part of the Games. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of activities.
To learn more or to sign up as a volunteer, please click here.
For people entering their 10th grade year in the Fall of 2022, the J has a volunteer CIT program that teaches leadership skills and how to work with children while having fun swimming, playing sports, and doing arts and crafts (and much more). The day camps run from May 31 to August 19, and we request that CITs spend most of the summer with us (for continuity for the campers).
The J’s after school program, The Club, is looking for volunteers to help with homework or to teach a new skill (like Chess, Spanish or an art activity). Volunteers can attend one time or once a week for one hour between 4-6pm. Volunteers must wear a mask and be vaccinated. Both Chesterfield and Creve Coeur locations.
Corporate volunteer groups, student-led organizations and others are welcome to help participants with social, physical and cognitive stimulation activities. Volunteers are wanted to help facilitate various clubs and programs and encouraged to bring their own hobbies to a new group.
Monday-Friday, shifts occur between 7:30am-6m
Ongoing by appointment
The J relies on dedicated volunteer coaches to make a difference in the lives of our youngest athletes. We are looking for positive role models who lead by example, teach the game and create a fun and safe playing experience.
Both J Locations
Various sports, year-round
Volunteers are needed to assist ECC teachers and life guards with recreational swim. All children wear life vests. The IN Program needs volunteers who can help IN participants transition to and from the pool as well as be in the pool with the participants.
Both J Locations
Please call to discuss times.
Ask to be put on our volunteer list!
Volunteers are needed for one-time events and administrative help (like mailings). Ask to be put on the volunteer email list so you can find out what they are. You are not obligated to any minimum number of hours or events.
If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Rhea, 314-442-3164.