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Volunteer Activities

Charity is a fundamental part of the Jewish way of life. Giving to the poor is an obligation in Judaism, a duty that cannot be forsaken, even by those who are themselves in need.

Volunteer at the JCC

JCC Senior Program
The JCC Senior lunch program needs volunteers to help prepare and serve hot kosher lunches on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Please contact Connie Freeman at 203.487.0983.

JumpStart, the JCC’s amazing preschool program for children with special needs, is always looking for volunteers to help in the classroom. For more information on this incredibly rewarding experience, please contact Jane Faherty at 203.487.0980, or

The JCC Center Women
Join The Center Women of the JCC and get involved in a variety of volunteer and social programs throughout the year. To join The Center Women please contact Sheri Jacobson at 203.487.0999. 


The JCC always has opportunities for volunteers. Please contact Nancy Schiffman at 203.487.0941, or, to find out how you can help make a change.


Volunteer in Stamford
To find out about other ways you can help in your community, visit these websites:

Jewish Family Services
The Volunteer Center
Volunteer Match  

Volunteer in Israel
Why volunteer in Israel?
• Promotes direct contact and strengthens ties between the North American Jewish Community and Israel.
• Provides its participants with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution of service to Israel.
• Facilitates opportunities for development of leadership qualities and personal exploration of Jewish identity.
• Offers experiential and educational opportunities that foster a deeper understanding of Israel.  
Click here to find out more about volunteering in Israel.

Save a Life
“Whoever preserves the life of a single human being it is as if he had preserved an entire world" – Talmud, Sanhedrin 37a
To find out how you can preserve a human’s life visit these websites:
Click here for blood donations through the Red Cross.
Click here to become an organ donor.

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Labor Day Hours & Fitness Schedule On Sunday, September 5, the fitness center, gym & pool will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for casual use. Please join us for one of our Labor Day Fitness offerings 8:15 - 9:15 a.m. Body Pump