The Jewish Volunteer Network has many opportunities to volunteer. Here are a sample of some of the types of opportunities you can get involved with:
If you don’t find what you’re looking for, let us know by emailing email@example.com. We are here to connect you to the causes you care about. We have many opportunities to volunteer in the Cleveland Jewish and general communities. Contact JVN Director Susan Hyman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216.593.2887 to find out how JVN can help you find a volunteer opportunity.
Jewish Volunteer Network Task Force Chair:
Amy Wain Garnitz
Fresh Produce Distribution: Kosher Food Bank
Pack, sort and distribute fresh produce to children and families in need.This Food Bank is the kosher department of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and serves all people in need, regardless of race or religion.
WHERE: RIAS Kosher Food Bank, 2004 S. Green Rd, Cleveland, OH 44121
For additional opportunities at the Kosher Food Bank, call Devorah Alevsky at 216.382.7202
Feed the Hungry: Produce to People & Community Kitchen
Help fight hunger in Cleveland! Join us for Produce to People, a monthly distribution program to pack, sort and distribute fresh produce to hungry children and families in need. Volunteers are also needed for the Community Kitchen, to prepare lunches that are distributed to local youth centers.
WHERE: Greater Cleveland Food Bank, 15500 S. Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH 44110
"Unstuff" the Bus: Help Children in Need
Each year, WJW Fox 8 sponsors “Stuff the Bus,” an all-day event where school supplies are donated to benefit the Kids In Need Resource Center. The supplies are transported in school buses, where volunteers remove and sort the donations.
WHERE: Kids in Need Resource Center, 3631 Perkins Ave., Dock A, Cleveland, OH 44114
A Family Mitzvah Opportunity: Annual Community-Wide Cemetery Cleanup
There is no greater mitzvah than honoring those that came before us! Bring your gardening tools and rake, prune and beautify the grounds.
WHERE: Lansing Cemetery, 3933 E. 57th St., Cleveland, OH 44105
For more information about these and other volunteer opportunities, contact: Susan Hyman, JVN Director at email@example.com or 216.593.2887.
See a list of our partner agencies volunteer opportunities on Access Jewish Cleveland