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The gift of time, talent, and expertise is one of the most important ways to support your Center. The JCCGW is in constant need of enthusiastic volunteers. Volunteering at the Center furthers your connection to the community and provides an invaluable network of resources to help others.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Library Circulation Desk Assistant – (ongoing) Library volunteers make up the critical support team that operates the Kass Judaic Library.
  • Gallery Exhibition Installer – (September – May, as needed) Help set up and take down artwork for exhibits in the Goldman Art Gallery.
  • Goldman Art Gallery Greeter - Responsible for security in the gallery space, greets the public and provides information about gallery exhibit
  • Technology Mentor – (Spring) Volunteers will teach and guide the senior adults of the JCCGW to use computer & Internet
  • Senior Health Assistant – (ongoing, as needed) Health care technicians are needed to administer blood pressure testing.
  • Box Office Attendant – (ongoing) Serve as a box office attendant by taking tickets and answering questions for cultural arts events.
  • Isadore & Bertha Gudelsky Exceptional Swim Program Volunteer – (September – May, Saturday’s at the JCCGW between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) Created for children, teens, and adults with physical disabilities, the time-honored program provides one-on-one support for participants with aquatic-based exercise and/or swim instruction under the direction of a physical therapist. For more information, contact Melanie and Herb Dubin at 301-622-1780 or at dubinm5@verizon.net.
  • Help serve senior adults nutritious meals through the Selma Sweetbaum Senior Satellite Program, or share your expertise and engage the participants with presentations and activities.
  • Help newcomers to the United States – (September – May) staff citizenship workshops or teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.
  • Teach in the Adult Center for Education – Share your expertise and passion.
  • Read stories to children in the JCCGW Preschool and be a special part of a child’s life.
  • Celebrate with the community by volunteering for special events:
    • Book Festival – November 6-16, 2014
    • Chanukah Party– Dec. 21, 2014
    • Family Fun Day – Dec. 25, 2014
    • Purim Carnival  – March 1, 2015
    • Good Deeds Day – March 15, 2015
    • Israel Festival – Late Spring 2015

Apply now or contact Tracey Dorfmann at 301-348-3712 or tdorfmann@jccgw.org to start volunteering for your Center!

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