Volunteer

Volunteer with JFSA and make a positive change in your community. 
We match your skills, availability and passions with our volunteer opportunities. Our projects range from once a year to once a week.

Food Pantry

Assist in serving clients needs by passing out various food and toiletry items to needy individuals/families.

Senior Companion

  • Senior Companions are volunteers 55 and over who provide assistance and friendship to seniors who have difficulty with daily living tasks, such as shopping or running errands. The program aims to keep seniors independent longer and provide assistance to family caregivers. Senior Companions will meet at least once a week, in-person, with our homebound seniors to provide companionship and assist with basic daily needs.​

  • ​​Senior Companions serve 15 to 38 hours per week helping an average of two to four adult clients live independently in their own homes. Volunteers receive pre-service orientation, training on various available community services, supplemental insurance while on duty, and may qualify to earn a tax-free, hourly stipend.

Choose Home - Veteran Program

  • Choose Home volunteers are 55 and over Veterans who provide aid and friendship to homebound Veterans. Choose Home volunteers provide assistance with daily living tasks such as shopping or running errands, light household chores and transportation for appointments. The program aims to keep Veterans independent longer and provide assistance to family caregivers.

  • Choose Home volunteers serve 15 to 38 hours per week helping an average of two to four adult clients live independently in their own homes. Volunteers receive pre-service orientation, training on various available community services, supplemental insurance while on duty, and may qualify to earn a tax-free, hourly stipend.

Foster Grandparents

  • Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with educational needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. Help children learn to read and provide one-on-one tutoring. 

  • Foster Grandparents serve 15 to 38 hours per week helping in a classroom, working one-on-one or with small groups of students. Volunteers receive pre-service orientation, supplemental insurance while on duty, and may qualify to earn a tax-free, hourly stipend.

Delivery Drivers

  • Food Donation Driver:

    • Driver to help JFSA better serve the community by retrieving in-kind donations from various stores across the valley and delivering the donations to be utilized in our pantry.

  • Pantry Delivery Driver:

    • We are in need of drivers to assist in delivering food to our homebound senior clientele without means of retrieving their food allocation themselves. Drivers would take a handful of deliveries every other week.

  • Senior Share Driver:

    • Drivers will assist in delivery of our Senior Share care packages delivered to 30 residents twice monthly.

Customized Volunteer Projects​

Are you seeking a customized volunteer project to do with your family, friends, and/or colleagues? Look no further! JFSA will work with you to plan an event specifically tailored to your interests, budget, time, and objectives. Our staff will help you to coordinate service birthday parties, family volunteer events, bar/bat mitzvah projects, and more.​

And remember: When you volunteer, you’re not just helping others—you’re helping yourself. Volunteering leads to new discoveries and new friends. Plus, studies show that volunteering helps you live longer and promotes a positive outlook on life. So get involved and volunteer today!

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Call us today on (702) 732-0304

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