All interested JBBBS volunteers must go through a similar process to make sure this is the best fit for everyone.
If you’re an employer – or if you work for an employer – who takes service as seriously as we do, let’s talk. Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has partnered with local businesses to on-board new volunteers from among their ranks.
It works something like this: A corporation hosts a volunteer information session. JBBBS staff meet your people over coffee or pizza. We talk volunteering and answer questions. Maybe we even bring a current Big Brother or Sister along for the ride.
Afterwards, you encourage your workforce to consider a community service opportunity. (“Hey, you’d make a great mentor!”) Some of our business partners tout volunteering as a benefit to employment. Others incentivize it (think: casual Fridays for mentors). To explore how you might support our work through yours, contact our Outreach team.
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Projects
We are happy to speak to bar and bat mitzvah candidates around service projects to support Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters’ work. We encourage candidates to speak to us before embarking on a service project. Our needs (and the ways the bar or bat mitzvah could be most supportive to the agency and the families we serve) will vary from time to time.
Past projects have included a children’s book drive, backpack and school supplies drive, and a toy drive timed to Chanukah.
For more information, contact our Development team.