Over 1,700 Jewish Family Service volunteers of all ages make a world of difference for our clients, our agency and the Dallas community. Their dedication and commitment make it possible to provide our specialized wrap-around care to those in need.
Are you ready to make a difference? Please fill out the application:
After reading through the information below, if you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
New Volunteers: Getting Started
If you are an individual looking to volunteer with Jewish Family Service, follow the steps below to get started. If you have already created a volunteer account with our agency, login at jfsdallas.volunteerhub.com
A Member of The Volunteer Engagement Team Will Reach Out
All Group Members Register through VolunteerHub link provided by Volunteer Engagement Team
Opportunities at JFS
With the support of JFS Volunteers, our professional staff touch the lives of 13,000 people every year. We have ongoing opportunities for families and children, corporate volunteers, teens, and seniors. To sign up for any opportunity, please fill out an application by clicking the APPLY button. If you’re already a volunteer and would like to learn about any of the roles, please contact Kristen Jackson at kjackson@JFSDallas.org.
Assemble and Deliver Holiday Baskets for Passover & Rosh Hashanah Organize and Manage Activities for Addison’s Kaboom Town Fireworks on July 3 Food Pantry Make up Days Kosher Chili Cook Off Woman to Woman Luncheon SNP Honors Event Just For Show Event Volunteer Appreciation Diaper Shower High Holiday Food Drive Embrace a Family – Holiday Gifts Sunday Sessions
Clerical and Administrative
Assist with Agency Mailings Special Projects Compile list of Contacts Update Databases
Career and Employment Services
Offer Support in the Job Resource Center Assist with Job Searches Teach Workshops and Seminars Develop and Provide Resource Guides
Organize Food Donation Drives in community Shop with Clients Stock the Shelves Interview Clients Design Centerpieces for Tzedakah “Food Pantry Experience” Youth Education Program
Special Needs Partnership
The Inclusion Experience Be a Buddy Assist at Community Education Events
Older Adult Services
Pack and Deliver Kosher Meals Be a Friendly Visitor Be a Personal Resource Organizer Assist Clients with Grocery Shopping or Transportation Outreach and Education for Clients
The Resale Shop
Our volunteers are essential to making The Resale Shop a success. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for all ages, interests, and availability. Our employees and volunteers work together to process donations, sort and price clothing, organize the floor, pick-up donations and assist customers. Volunteer needs include:
• Receive and Organize Donations • Stock the Shelves • Assist Customers to Shop • Organize Community Donation Drives • Sort and Price Donations • Accept Donations at JFS During Drop Off Hours • Outreach for Customers
Volunteers receive a 20-percent discount on purchases and the satisfaction of knowing that their effort helps JFS to respond to the critical needs in our community including food, financial assistance, job placement, mental health interventions to children and families and services to the elderly.
For nearly 20 years, Mitzvah Central has served as a community resource for volunteers of all ages. Find out the latest opportunities for families, Bar and Bat Mitzvah projects, community service hours and more.
We use VolunteerHub to sign up for volunteer shifts, cancel shifts when you aren’t available, and log your hours. (In observance of Shabbat, the JFS Main Office is not open on Saturdays. However, The Resale Shop is open on Saturdays.) Here are some helpful tips for how to use the system:
Thank you for spending your time volunteering with Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas. Please take a moment to fill out whichever survey applies to your experience so that we may improve future volunteer activities.
To learn about current scheduling needs for individuals or groups, please contact Community Engagement Manager, Kristen Jackson, at Kjackson@jfsdallas.org or 972-994-0502.