Volunteer with JFS SV
Volunteers are, and have always been, the heart of Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley. A broad range of volunteer opportunities abound for individuals, kids, teens, families or groups. Volunteers are instrumental in helping JFS SV fulfill our mission to empower individuals and families facing life’s challenges.
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Restoring Hope, Transforming Lives
Whether you are:
An individual looking to make a difference
Looking for ways to work alongside friends or colleagues
Showing your children the value of volunteering
JFS SV has a variety of one-time and recurring opportunities. Let us help you find the activity that is right for you. Together, we can restore hope and transform lives.
Ways to Get Involved
Make a difference with a creative project that directly impacts our communities.
Experienced ESL teachers are needed
to volunteer in our classroom.
Create beautiful handmade
items for those in need.
Help make the season brighter for
those in need by volunteering
Create a lasting friendship with an isolated older adult or disabled adult.
Support refugees from around the world who are starting new lives here.
Volunteers help sort, organize and
pack backpacks for students.
Help with mailings, answering phones, and other general office tasks.
Help deliver holiday food bags
or work in our food pantry.
Congratulations to JFS SV Volunteer Marlene Somsak
Marlene recently received the Sunnyvale Resident of the Year award for the creation of the Refugee Resettlement Village on Nextdoor. She has over 600 members throughout the Bay Area who help daily, fulfilling immediate needs for our newly arrived refugee families.