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    • Teen Talk App

    • Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021
    • Description: Teens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it fro ...read moreTeens can often feel overwhelmed by the complexities of their lives. They want support, but they don’t want it from adults. They crave it from other teens. Teen Talk is a free mobile app that helps teens take control of their social and emotional health by providing an easy way for them to get help from the group of people they trust most: their peers. Teens can use the app to safely and anonymously discuss their lives and concerns with teen advisors who have been professionally trained to help them with a variety of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, relationships, family issues, school, and more. read less
    • The JQ Helpline - Support & Resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their Families, & Allies

    • Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021
    • Description: The JQ Helpline provides inclusive support and resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their families, and allies. Call, text, o ...read moreThe JQ Helpline provides inclusive support and resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their families, and allies. Call, text, or email the JQ Helpline today. 855.JQI.HLPS (855.574.4577) HOW IT WORKS Wherever you are and whatever you need, the JQ Helpline is here for you. The JQ Helpline is the only resource and support line in the US dedicated to serving LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies. The free and confidential JQ Helpline provides customized support and inclusive resources over the phone, by email, and in-person to those in need. Wherever you are, contact the JQ Helpline for trained and compassionate professionals who will help you find the resources and support you need. read less
    • Valley Beth Shalom - Camp ViBeS: Intentional Experiences

    • Address: 15739 Ventura Boulevard Encino, CA, 91436
    • Age Group: 7 - 10 grades
    • Date: Monday, August 2, 2021
    • Description: Session 1: June 14 - 25 Session 2: June 28 - July 9 Session 3: July 12 - 23 Session 4: July 26 - August 6 Sum ...read moreSession 1: June 14 - 25 Session 2: June 28 - July 9 Session 3: July 12 - 23 Session 4: July 26 - August 6 Summer Teen Camp for Grades 7-10! Come join the Youth Department this Summer as we engage in Social Action, Outdoor Adventures, Community Service, and tons of FUN EVENTS like Archery, trips to the Beach, Zorbing, and more! 15 teens in each session, get 2 weeks of "Intentional Experiences" giving back to the community, enjoying nature, and having plain old fun! Plus, they receive 40 hours of Community service! read less
    • American Jewish World Service: Volunteer Summer

    • Location: City
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (212) 792-2919
    • Description: AJWS Volunteer Summer is a dynamic yearlong program that weaves together an in-depth exploration of international de ...read moreAJWS Volunteer Summer is a dynamic yearlong program that weaves together an in-depth exploration of international development through work and study. Beginning with a seven-week intensive summer experience abroad, the program provides students, aged 16-24, with the opportunity to make an impact in the world. This includes: -Living in rural communities in the developing world. -Learning about local traditions and international development. -Exploring social justice within a pluralistic Jewish group. -Working on sustainable development projects such as digging a potable water system; constructing an elementary school or building latrines. -Engaging in skill building and networking throughout the year. Following the summer, participants continue their service through domestic programming, at retreats and with projects that continue to develop their skills as advocates for human rights. Locations: Peru, Ghana, Uganda and India Program Dates: TBA; Application Deadline: TBA; Los Angeles Applicants: Scholarships are available from the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles! Contact Person: Alexis Kort Email: [email protected]; Phone: (212) 792-2919; Website: http://ajws.org read less
    • BJE Impact: The Center for Jewish Service Learning

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 6505 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 300 Los Angeles, CA, 90048
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8621
    • Description: Jewish Service Learning is the formal integration of community service, instruction, Jewish learning, and reflection ...read moreJewish Service Learning is the formal integration of community service, instruction, Jewish learning, and reflection and is a powerful way to build teen self-confidence, achievement, Jewish identity, citizenship, and character. We are a resource for teens who want to make a meaningful impact in their community, for educators who want to deepen community service into powerful learning experiences, and for organizations looking to cultivate passionate teen volunteers. Contact Person: Michal Kress Email: [email protected] Phone: (323) 761-8621 Address: 6505 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Website: http://bjeimpact.org read less
    • Conejo Valley Friendship Circle Presents: Hangin with Friends

    • Location: Conejo Valley;Valleys
    • Age Group: 16-25 years old
    • Contact Phone: (818) 865-2233
    • Description: Sundays, October 28, November 25, December 30, 2018, January 27, February 24, April 14, 2019. The location and tim ...read moreSundays, October 28, November 25, December 30, 2018, January 27, February 24, April 14, 2019. The location and time vary from month to month. Details will be announced prior to each event. Please Contact us for further details. Following the Friendship Circle model of pairing individuals with special needs with typical volunteers for pastimes of friendship and recreation, Hangin with Friends offers activities and modes of entertainment that are more age-appropriate for young adults. Scavenger hunts, community service projects, educational field trips, social outings, shopping sprees, gift and greeting-card campaigns for soldiers standing in the front lines in the defense of freedom - are some of the highlights of the Hang'n with Friends itinerary. Finally, adults with special needs are receiving the love, joy and friendship they too so desperately need and deserve. For adults with special needs ages 15+. (818) 865-2233. The location and time vary from month to month. Details will be announced prior to each event. Please Contact us for further details. Website: http://www.friendshipcircleca.org. read less
    • Conejo Walk to End Genocide: A Project of Jewish World Watch

    • Address: 1080 E. Janss Rd Thousand Oaks,
    • Description: Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Why walk? Genocide and mass atrocities are NOT yesterday's news. Don' ...read moreSunday, April 19, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Why walk? Genocide and mass atrocities are NOT yesterday's news. Don't stand idly by. Stand up and walk! Together we can make a difference! Walk held at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn how your actions can change lives and to be inspired by the successes that your efforts have helped JWW to achieve. It's not just a Walk- it's a Celebration of our community of conscience! Address: Temple Etz Chaim 1080 Janss Road Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. Website: http://www.walktoendgenocide.org/ read less
    • Friendship Circle Los Angeles Mitzvah Volunteer Program (MVP)"

    • Location: City
    • Address: 1952 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 280-0955
    • Description: Thursdays at 7:00-8:00 PM. Session #3: March 26, March 2, March 23, March 30, 2020 The Mitzvah Volunteer Program ...read moreThursdays at 7:00-8:00 PM. Session #3: March 26, March 2, March 23, March 30, 2020 The Mitzvah Volunteer Program is a four-week orientation program for boys and girls that teaches our volunteers how to interact with children who have special needs. Volunteers will learn about various disabilities, appropriate conduct when volunteering, the importance of giving back to the community and the huge impact they can make on others. For Boys and Girls in 6th-8th Grades. For more information, please call Chanie at 310-280-0955 or email at [email protected]. read less
    • Inform, Elevate, Inspire, Engage - A New Online Series from Tzedek America

    • Age Group: 7-12 grades
    • Description: Jewish educator Avram Mandell (he/him) and teen sidekick DJ Wildstyle (she/her) will be the face of the brand new 10 ...read moreJewish educator Avram Mandell (he/him) and teen sidekick DJ Wildstyle (she/her) will be the face of the brand new 10-part live virtual series from Tzedek America, Inform Elevate Inspire Engage. Students grades 7 through 12 will join teens from across North America to hear from and engage with activists, nonprofit organizations, and other teens who are experiencing and combating social injustice in their communities and worldwide. Using Jewish values and texts as the base, we will dive into injustices plaguing North America and provide the students with tools to make lasting change. Space is limited and pricing is flexible, sign up your students today! 1/24/2021, 4 PM PT Understanding Homelessness 2/28/2021, 4 PM PT Honoring Older Adults 3/14/2021, 4 PM PT Supporting People with Diverse Abilities 4/18/2021, 4 PM PT Immigration Justice 5/2/2021, 4 PM PT Social Justice in Israel 6/6/2021, 4 PM PT Environmental Justice read less
    • Jew Crew - Valley Outreach Synagogue

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 870-0459
    • Description: A teen led youth group for teens entering grades 7 through 12. Monthly monthly activities including bowling, IMAX m ...read moreA teen led youth group for teens entering grades 7 through 12. Monthly monthly activities including bowling, IMAX movie night, pool party, dj dance party, Shabbat dinner and game night, JCA retreat, talent show, fundraisers, roller/ice skating, lazer tag, sky high, MB2, miniature golfing, scavenger hunt, and beach trip, including some Jewish holiday themes. Join us! Contact Carla Adivi at [email protected]; Phone: 818-870-0459; http://www.vosla.org read less
    • JFS/SOVA Community Food and Resource Program

    • Location: City
    • Address: 3580 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA, 91406
    • Contact Phone: (818) 988-7682
    • Description: The SOVA Community Food and Resource Program provides free groceries (kosher products available) and supportive serv ...read moreThe SOVA Community Food and Resource Program provides free groceries (kosher products available) and supportive services for people in need. Volunteers pack grocery bags, stock shelves and sort donated food. Although children must be 12 and up to volunteer alone, younger children can participate along with their parents. Individuals and groups can be accomodated for either one-time or ongoing service. Phone: (818) 988-7682 Address: 16439 Vanowen Street, Van Nuys, CA 91406 Website: http://www.jfsla.org read less
    • Join Us September 12th For BJE's Fall Day Of Service Learning!

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 761-8631
    • Description: Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:30pm "Let all who are hungry come and eat!" On Sunday, May 23 ...read moreSunday, September 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:30pm "Let all who are hungry come and eat!" On Sunday, May 23, from 10 am-12:30 pm, BJE’s JKidLA is holding a virtual Day of Service Learning for community members of all ages. The program will address food insecurity in Los Angeles, the Jewish community’s response, and steps we all can take to make an impact. After hearing from guest speaker Genevieve Riutort, Deputy Director at the Westside Food Bank, participants will separate into breakout rooms based on age to discuss the issue in a Jewish context, including learning about opportunities to get involved. Children are welcome to participate, though the program is best suited for ages six and up. For more information, contact Millie Wexler, BJE Resource Development Manager at 323-761-8631 or [email protected]. read less
    • LA Jewish Home Volunteer Opportunities for School Age Kids and Teens

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 7150 Tampa Ave. Reseda, , 91335
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 774-3116
    • Description: The Los Angeles Jewish Home offers a variety volunteer opportunities on both campuses located in Reseda (the San Fer ...read moreThe Los Angeles Jewish Home offers a variety volunteer opportunities on both campuses located in Reseda (the San Fernando Valley) including: leading/assisting group activities, one to one match with a resident, reading to residents, calling bingo, assisting in arts and crafts, teaching computer workshops, playing a musical instrument, helping with Shabbat activities plus many more. We welcome families, school-age children and middle/high school students to volunteer their time, love, compassion and acts of loving kindness with the residents of the Jewish Home. We do offer and will verify community service hours for students. Please contact Stacy at [email protected] or by calling (818) 774-3116. read less
    • LimmudLA Teen Volunteer Opportunities

    • Location: City
    • Address: 1880 Century Park East Los Angeles, CA, 90067
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 499-1787
    • Description: LimmudLA is a grassroots organization dedicated to connecting Jews of all ages, affiliations and orientations in Sou ...read moreLimmudLA is a grassroots organization dedicated to connecting Jews of all ages, affiliations and orientations in Southern California through volunteerism and cross-communal learning. All LimmudLA events are planned and executed by a diverse corps of volunteers, including teens! Through LimmudLA, you will form relationships with people you may not have otherwise met, encounter new ideas, and work toward the common goal of connecting Jews across the spectrum. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 499-1787; Address: 1880 Century Park East; Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90067; http://limmudla.org read less
    • Make Miracles - Volunteer for the Miracle Project!

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: BE PART OF A MIRACLE! The Miracle Project is always looking for volunteers – or, as we call them, “co-actors ...read moreBE PART OF A MIRACLE! The Miracle Project is always looking for volunteers – or, as we call them, “co-actors.” Co-actors are peer role models — participating alongside those with autism and other disabilities serving as a friend, classmate, and creative partner. Co-actors with The Miracle Project will be trained in Elaine Hall’s “Inclusion from WithIn” methodology and might have the opportunity to perform with The Miracle Project in live productions or on film. We welcome co-actors of all ages and all backgrounds and encourage siblings and similar-age relatives (such as cousins) of program participants to serve as co-actors in classes, as well. To sign up to be a volunteer, please fill out a volunteer application. For more information about volunteering, contact [email protected]. read less
    • Recruiting For Good

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Recruiting for Good, is a staffing agency in LA that connects professionals to great jobs in Accounting/Finance, Eng ...read moreRecruiting for Good, is a staffing agency in LA that connects professionals to great jobs in Accounting/Finance, Engineering/Information Technology, Marketing/Sales; and generates proceeds for Kids Causes. We are sponsoring ‘Join the Mitzvah Club’ to reward referrals with $1800 savings for education, camp, and travel. www.RecruitingforGood.com We work collaboratively with families to reward the benefits and perks they want most. To learn more about how to participate, please email [email protected] read less
    • Sharsheret

    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (866) 474-2774
    • Description: Sharsheret, Hebrew for chain, is the only national organization supporting Jewish women and families, of all backgro ...read moreSharsheret, Hebrew for chain, is the only national organization supporting Jewish women and families, of all backgrounds, facing breast and ovarian cancer—those who are diagnosed and those at high risk. Sharsheret is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. To date, we have served close to 70,000 women, families, health care professionals, community leaders, and students from all 50 states. All Sharsheret programs serve all women and men. As a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women, Sharsheret shapes messaging and programs at the national level. Recognizing Sharsheret as the model for culturally-relevant breast cancer support, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded the organization two multi-year grants to develop support programs. Additionally, Sharsheret participates in psychosocial research studies and evaluations in partnership with federal agencies and major cancer centers, including Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center. Contact us at 866.474.2774 or [email protected] read less
    • Sharsheret's B'nai Mitzvah Program

    • Description: Sharsheret provides meaningful ways for b’nai mitzvah to include a chessed component in their celebrations. As the ...read moreSharsheret provides meaningful ways for b’nai mitzvah to include a chessed component in their celebrations. As they reach this important milestone in their lives, Sharsheret works with b’nai mitzvah individually to develop a project that meets their specific interest and needs. read less
    • Shemsh Farms

    • Location: Malibu
    • Address: 24855 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA, 90265
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Shalom Institute’s ShemeshFarms helps integrate young adults with special needs and diverse abilities into the com ...read moreShalom Institute’s ShemeshFarms helps integrate young adults with special needs and diverse abilities into the community, and empowers them through meaningful employment, skill development, socialization, and provides them a purpose. ShemeshFarms employees – called Farm Fellows – work on Shemesh Organic Farm planting and harvesting, and creating our signature ShemeshFarms herb-infused culinary salts, Malibu pink pepper, and spices which we sell at ShemeshFarm Stands at Los Angeles area Farmer’s Markets and on Shemeshfarms.com. The Farm Fellows participate in every aspect of the enterprise which includes branding, marketing, farming, product development, sales, and packaging and shipping the products sold via our online store. Farm Fellows also create crafts to sell at the Farmer’s Markets and spend time in health and wellness activities – such as hiking and yoga – while at Shalom Institute. For more information, contact our ShemeshFarms Director, Michelle Cait at [email protected]. read less
    • SHERUT L'OLAM JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 34342 Mulholland Hwy. Malibu, CA
    • Age Group: 7th and 8th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 889-5500
    • Description: The Junior Fellowship offers pre-post Bar/Bat Mitzvah age teens the opportunity to fulfill community service project ...read moreThe Junior Fellowship offers pre-post Bar/Bat Mitzvah age teens the opportunity to fulfill community service projects and hours in a fun and meaningful way. Junior fellows will develop their public speaking/advocacy and communication skills with teens from all over the Greater Los Angeles area. Sherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice and empower them to engage with the world. Informed and inspired by Jewish tradition and ethics, Sherut L’Olam draws on environmental and social justice activists as well as experts in public speaking, team building, and communication. The program includes: Two-weekend retreats at Shalom Institute Advocacy skills development and issue-oriented Sunday sessions 25+ hours of community service read less
    • SHERUT L'OLAM SENIOR FELLOWSHIP 2019-20

    • Age Group: 9th - 11th grades
    • Grades: 9th - 11th grades
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 889-5500 xt 111
    • Description: Sherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice ...read moreSherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice and empower them to engage with the world. Informed and inspired by Jewish tradition and ethics, Sherut L’Olam draws on environmental and social justice activists as well as experts in public speaking, team building and communication. In addition to gaining a greater understanding of important issues of the day, Sheruters will develop the skills to teach and model what they have learned in a more confident and effective manner. Sherut L’Olam brings together teens from across Southern California: the South Bay, Westside, and the Conejo, San Fernando, and Santa Clarita Valleys. Three-weekend retreats Advocacy skills development and issue-oriented Sunday sessions 35+ hours community service read less
    • Tomchei Shabbos (Shabbat Food Packages for Families in Need)

    • Location: City
    • Contact Phone: (323) 931-0224
    • Description: Founded in 1977, Tomchei Shabbos of Los Angeles has been lovingly providing essential Shabbat food packages to thou ...read moreFounded in 1977, Tomchei Shabbos of Los Angeles has been lovingly providing essential Shabbat food packages to thousands of needy Jewish families in the community. Every Thursday, volunteers of all ages visit Tomchei warehouses to fill boxes with food and Shabbat supplies. The boxes are then delivered with the utmost discretion and care to recipients. Warehouses are located in the city and the valley at the following addresses: City: 7165 Willoughby Ave. LA, CA 90046; (323) 851-1000; Valley: 12405 Sylvan St. North Hollywood, CA 91607; (818) 517 4902; Website: http://tomcheishabbos.org read less
    • Tzedek America

    • Description: Tzedek America is an organization that has been learning with students just like you about social justice for over h ...read moreTzedek America is an organization that has been learning with students just like you about social justice for over half a decade. They are partnering with twenty-eight Hebrew iHgh programs and hundreds of students all across the United States to bring a brand new online series, Inform Elevate Inspire Engage, to you. They will be covering ten different social justice issues and can not wait to introduce you to some of their friends who are out there on the front lines fighting for justice read less
    • Walk to End Genocide: A Project of Jewish World Watch

    • Address: 7600 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, , 90036
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 501-1836
    • Description: Sunday, April 26, 2020 JWW's Walk to End Genocide is a family-friendly Sunday morning walk and festival to rai ...read moreSunday, April 26, 2020 JWW's Walk to End Genocide is a family-friendly Sunday morning walk and festival to raise awareness and funds for the survivors of genocide and mass atrocities. Join thousands at the largest anti-genocide gathering in the country, with live music, food trucks and a silent auction. Join your synagogue's Walk team, or start your own! Take one step closer to a world without genocide. Register now at www.walktoendgenocide.org. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (818) 501-1836; Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036; Website: http://walktoendgenocide.org read less
    • Yachad Los Angeles

    • Address: 9831 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, , 90035
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 948-8307
    • Description: Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individual ...read moreYachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities, ensuring their participation in the full spectrum of Jewish life. Yachad LA offers weekly social programs for children, teens & adults, relationship building courses, social media workshops, shabbaton experiences, a birthright trip and summer programs. Teen community service opportunities are available. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 948-8307; Address: 9831 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035; Website: http://yachad.org read less