Because when we partner with other local and national organizations
We Can Do More!
In keeping with our mission to cultivate an engaged and inclusive Jewish Community through volunteerism, the Volunteer Center does not and will not plan, recruit, or advertise for any programming or opportunities that occur between sunset on Fridays and sunset on Saturdays out of respect for the observation of Shabbat.
United Way Partnership
We partner with the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania in a variety of ways. Check out our United Way page to find out more about one our many collaborative programs and to learn more about this truly meaningful partnership.
Young adults (18-45) of all abilities combine entertainment with community service in a comfortable social setting. The Jewish Federation Volunteer Center works with the Friendship Circle to partner them with other young adult groups to make a meaningful experience for everyone.
Follow the Reader
A Volunteer Center reading program partners with PJ Library and the Early Childhood Education Department at the Squirrel Hill JCC.
Repair the World
Pittsburgh was chosen as a pilot community for an exciting new national program of Repair the World called Repair Communities. This program will engage hundreds of young adult volunteers in service learning projects centered in and around East Liberty.
Reading is Fundamental
A weekly lunchtime literacy and mentoring program that pairs elementary school students with community volunteers to share fun, conversation, and good books.
J-Serve is the annual day of service for over 10,000 Jewish teens around the world. It’s a unique project that is run by teens, for teens. J-Serve joins Jewish teens from across Greater Pittsburgh to learn together and serve the community. Local teens volunteer for a day to help address homelessness, hunger, the environment, inclusion of children with disabilities, and much more.