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Volunteer with Meals on Wheels

Want to be a volunteer? We have many ways for you to get involved!

On-going Volunteering

Volunteers needed to Drive for J-Meals (Min Age: 18+, Kids Welcome)

  • Mon-Thurs pick-up meals at the J 10:00 AM-11:30 AM; weekly commitment: 1-1.5 hrs
  • Contact Kate Daniel: kdaniel@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8177.

Volunteer with J-Meals (Min Age: 14+, Kids Welcome)

  • Bag food items in pantry Mon-Friday 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; every other week commitment: 1 hr
  • Contact Kate Daniel: kdaniel@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8177.

Office Helper (Min Age: 18+)

  • Filing and organizing for Accounting Department. Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Weekly or one-time commitment: 1 hr. Contact Cindie Lavenda at clavenda@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8169.

  • Shredding, etc. Flexible day and time; Commitment 2-3 hrs. Contact Sylvia Dauber at srdauber@erjcchouston.org.

RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) (Min Age: 55+)

  • Long-term volunteer opportunities throughout the Greater Houston area. Contact Walt McFadden: wmcfadden@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8157.

Volunteer with Senior Companions Program (Min Age: 55+)

  • Help homebound seniors. Opportunity to earn tax-free stipend and benefits if low-income person with monthly income $1,900 or less. Weekly commitment: 20 hrs; Contact Marilyn Vargiu at mvargiu@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8183.

Done in a Day Volunteering

Theater, Music, Dance & Speaker Related (Min. Age: 18+)

Ushers, greeters & ticket takers needed for theater performances and speaker events.  Dress in all black.

  • Theater events: Contact: Jasmine Ross jross@erjcchouston.org or 713.551.7215
    • Sun, Aug 20 | Celebrate the New Year the J Way | 4:00 PM; arrive by 3:15; 2 hr commitment
    • Sun, Sept 10 | David Krohn Concert | 4:00 PM; arrive by 3:00 PM; 2 ½ - 3 hr commitment
    • Sat, Oct 21 | Laughter on the 23rd Floor | 8:00 PM; arrive by 7:00 PM; 3 hr commitment
    • Sun, Oct 22 | Laughter on the 23rd Floor  | 3:00 PM; arrive by 2:00 PM; 3 hr commitment

  • Speaker events: Rice University Jewish Studies Lecture Series
    Contact Nomi Barancik nbarancik@erjcchouston.org or 713.595.8163
    The Zionist Evolution: Reinterpreting Prevailing Ideas About Israel
    • Sun, Oct 15 | 7:30 PM
    • Wed, Oct 18 | 7:30 PM
    • Sun, Oct 22 | 7:30 PM

 

Oy Vey! 5K Family Fun Run (Min. Age: High School+)

Volunteer to help with packet pick-up or on race day to set-up course or transition area.

  • Need  hydration station, finish line, awards and clean-up volunteers.
    • Wed, Sept 13 | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM and 6:30 PM-8:30 PM – Packet Stuffing
    • Thurs, Sept 14 | 4:00 PM-7:00 PM - Packet Pick-up (2 volunteers)
    • Thurs, Sept 14 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Notify Neighborhood
    • Fri, Sept 15 | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM - Packet Pick-up (2 volunteers)
    • Fri, Sept 15 |  4:00 PM-7:00 PM – Drivers/movers needed to move 30+ tables, chairs, power cords, etc. from J to Godwin Park | 5101 Rutherglenn Dr, Houston 77096
    • Sat, Sept 16 | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM - Packet Pick-up (2 volunteers)
    • Sun, Sept 17|  5:00 AM–11:00 AM - Set-up, race volunteer and clean-up; 1-5 hr commitment

 

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