Your interests, your talents and your ideas have a place in NCJW Peninsula Section. Tell us how you would like to participate in our volunteer activities. For further information call our office at: 516-569-3660. Let them know you’re interested in Volunteering.
Advocacy –Take action to raise awareness of important issues that NCJW and you believe in such as: Violence Prevention, Human Trafficking, Reproductive Rights, Voter Registration.
Back 2 School Store – Volunteer to help children shop for school supplies and clothing.
Campership Volunteers work to find eligible young people to receive our 2 week summer camp experience.
(CALE) Center for Adult Life Enrichment –Provide entertainment and refreshments for seniors once a month.
Court Advocacy – Volunteers are trained to provide support and companionship at Nassau County Family Court for victims of domestic violence.
ENL (English as a New Language) District 14 (Hewlett) – Volunteers tutor K-12 children whose first language is not English.
(FTELC) Five Towns Early Learning Center –Volunteers work with Preschoolers to assist in learning activities.
Fundraising –Volunteers are needed to assist in planning our Fundraising events.
Intergenerational Reading – Read to elementary school children at the James A. Dever School in Valley Stream.
Joan Riegel Center for Women – Volunteers needed to assist women entering or returning to the workforce.
Knitting Program – Love to knit or crochet? We donate handmade Lap Blankets to hospitals and nursing homes.
Meeters & Greeters – Volunteers are needed to welcome guests at our events.
(LIFE)- Long Island Friends Experience- Our caring volunteers meet with physically disabled young adults at the Gural JCC in Cedarhurst. We assist with stimulating and intellectual activities, events, trips and a year end party.
Preschool Dental Screening – Volunteers are trained to help the dentist as he examines and educates preschoolers about care and proper hygiene of their teeth.
Preschool Vision Screening – As volunteers we are trained to screen preschoolers for early detection of eye problems.
SIBS Place – Our volunteers give support to children ages 5-12, who have parents or siblings with serious illnesses.
STEP (Special Tutorial Education Program) – Volunteers tutor children (K-5) under the supervision of the classroom teacher.
Sulam-LI – Volunteers work with special needs children, ages six and up, to help them receive an exceptional Jewish Education. Friedberg JCC in Oceanside on Sundays from 10 a.m. – noon.
Thrift Shop – Volunteers help our staff and customers in our Thrift Shop. All proceeds support local community projects.