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Jewish Community Center

Volunteer at the J


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

St. Louis Senior Olympics

The St. Louis Senior Olympics promotes the health and wellness of those 50 and older by providing opportunities to participate in competitive sports and social events. More than 200 volunteers and 1,100 athletes participate in around 90 events each year. There are several opportunities in helping make this an unforgettable event.

Apply Online or contact Stephanie Rhea, 314.442.3164.

Garden of Eden (Creve Coeur)

The Garden of Eden grows fresh food for the Harvey Korenblatt Jewish Food Pantry from March through November.  It produces more than 2 TONS of fresh produce for the local food pantry.  We have work days on Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays starting at 8am as well as special projects at various times.

Apply Online or contact Stephanie Rhea, 314.442.3164.

Used Book Sale

Used Book Receiving Volunteers (All ages)

Volunteer book markers are needed at off-site location (five minutes from the J). Volunteers are trained and there is no heavy lifting. Several shifts are available.

Apply Online or contact Stephanie Rhea, 314.442.3164.

Sababa Jewish Arts & Culture Festival

Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles for the planning of, and during the Sababa Festival on October 10, 2021.

Apply Online or contact Stephanie Rhea, 314.442.3164.

C.I.T. (Counselors in Training)

C.I.T. (Counselor in Training) at J Day Camps (teens entering 10th grade)

There is no better volunteer experience than being a Counselor In Training at the J Day Camps! Work with school-age campers doing art projects, swimming, playing sports, singing, laughing and so much more! If you are interested in volunteering as a C.I.T. at the J this summer, please fill out our application online.

June through August 2021 (plus additional staff training beforehand)
Both J Locations

Apply Online or contact Stephanie Rhea, 314.442.3164.

If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Rhea, 314-442-3164.