Volunteer Opportunities

 

COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Contact Ellen Weismer,  program@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808, if you are interested in helping with the following committees:

 

Camp Shalom Day Camp - Meets in the evening. Recommends policies and program as well as assisting in the implementation of activities.

 

Family Education - Meets once a month (or as needed) in the morning. Develops and implements programs which foster Jewish family life. Plans several educational and social programs for families of all ages throughout the year.

 

Future Directions (Leadership Development Program) - Meets once or twice before the program begins to plan the sessions for the year. Committee members should have interest in or experience with leadership training.

 

Hava Nagila Community Picnic - Meets in the winter and spring to plan the picnic. Committee members help on the day of the picnic as well which takes place in June.

 

Jewish Education Panel - Oversees all Jewish education programs which receive funds from the Jewish Federation of Madison. Plans or recommends innovative or new programs. Meets as needed.

 

Midrasha Hebrew High School - Meets on Wednesday nights during the academic year at Midrasha. Recommends policy and program.

 

Teacher Training - Meets as needed to plan teacher training opportunities. Plans the Teachers’ Convention which takes place once a year.

 

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) - Meets a few times a year. Conducts the annual program and other programs and activities commemorating, memorializing and educating about the Holocaust.

 

If you are interested in helping with the following committees please contact the email addresses listed below:

 

Financial Resource Development/Campaign - Meets monthly. Strategizes, plans and conducts the annual fund raising campaign and campaign related activities for the Jewish Federation of Madison. If you have an interest in relationship building and a passion for Jewish philanthropy please contact Lynn Kaplan, lkaplan@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808

 

Gan HaYeled Preschool - Recommends policy and program for the preschool. Contact Missy Sosman at gan@jewishmadison.org

 

Israel/Shlichim/Shlichut Committee – Meets as needed. Helps the Israel Program Coordinator with programming. Contact Racheli, israel@jewishmadison.org

 

Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) - Meets once a year to plan the annual program commemorating the founding of the State of Israel. Committee members help out the day of the event as well. Contact Racheli, israel@jewishmadison.org

 

EVENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in helping with the following committees please contact the email addresses listed below or check the event volunteer sign up link where provide:

 

Hava Nagila Picnic (June) - Prepare food, welcome guests, help run a table, run kids/family games and activities, set-up and clean-up. Contact Ellen Weismer,  program@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808​

 

Community Purim Carnival (Late winter/early spring) - Help run a booth, sell food, set-up/clean-up, bake hamantashen. Contact Ellen Weismer,  program@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808​

 

Tzedakah Sunday, Campaign (September) - make phone calls, stuff envelopes, help run activities on Tzedakah Sunday for the Open House. Contact Lynn Kaplan, lkaplan@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808​

 

Campaign Kick-off Event (September) - baking or helping prep food before the event, help with set-up, welcoming guests, clean-up. contact Lynn Kaplan, lkaplan@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808​

 

Hanukkah Tzedakah Night - Help run booths, set-up and organize activities, clean-up. Contact Ellen Weismer,  program@jewishmadison.org or (608) 278-1808​

 

Yom Ha’Atzmaut - Help with set-up and clean-up, welcome guests, run booths. Contact Racheli, israel@jewishmadison.org

  • Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for the Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for the Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for the Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for the Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for the Community Purim Carnival

    Filling, folding, baking and packaging hamantashen for th...

    Filling, folding, baking and pac...

    Filling, folding, baki...

  • Hanukkah Tzedakah Night

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo booth

    Lots of laughs running the photo...

    Lots of laughs running...

  • Hava Nagila Community Picnic

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food with a smile

    Serving delicious food...