Volunteer Opportunities

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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Why not raise your hand for one or two of these ongoing projects?

  • Blessings in a Backpack

    Join us in packing bags of kid-friendly, non-perishable food to be sent home with Jenner students every Friday to ensure that no child goes hungry over the weekend.   Learn More

  • Civil Rights Service Trip

    Our service and civil rights trips bring members together to rebuild homes devastated by national disasters.   Learn More

  • Fighting Hunger

    Help feed those in need of a warm meal. Volunteer to cook and serve dinner on the 3rd Sunday of the month.   Learn More

  • Jenner School

    Volunteer to serve as a Classroom Aide, speaker at Career Day, chaperone for a field trip or to help with one of our special projects. Whether it’s an hour here and there or a more regular time commitment, there is a place for you at Jenner!   Learn More

  • Mitzvah Weekends

    Support Chicagoans that are most in need with one-day projects taking place at the synagogue and around Chicago.   Learn More

  • National Rebuilding Day

    Join us for a Saturday scheduled in the spring to assist a homeowner with needed repairs, painting and minor landscaping.   Learn More

  • RefugeeOne & Refugee/Immigration Activities

    Want to have real impact on the lives of refugees and immigrants here in Chicago? Join us to teach English to the newly arrived, help a RefugeeOne family from a war-torn country resettle in Chicago.   Learn More

  • Ronald McDonald House

    An activity for all ages. Help cook and serve dinner to families with children in the hospital.   Learn More

  • Teen Living Programs

    Sinai has partnered with Teen Living Programs (TLP) to help teens get off the streets and onto a fulfilling life path. There are a variety of opportunities to volunteer and most volunteering times are flexible.   Learn More

  • Environment Initiative

    Join Sinai's Environment Committee working towards fighting climate change. Help us protect our planet for us and for future generations.   Learn More

  • Healthcare Initiative

    A decade-long advocacy initiative, supported by Chicago Sinai, resulted in the opening of Chicago's first community-funded public mental health center. Volunteers are needed to help with marketing and PR, grant writing and grass roots efforts.   Learn More

Where We've Made a Difference

  • 2016 NOLA Service Trip

    See how we spent a weekend in NOLA working in the 9th Ward   Learn More

  • Chicago Sinai lends a hand in Yad L'Yad

    Our Sister and Brother Community - 300 miles southeast of Moscow (and much further away from Chicago, Illinois), the city of Tambov, Russia.   Learn More

  • Teen Living Program: Art with a Heart

    Sinai helps TLP youth craft a quilt that expresses their hopes and dreams...take a look.   Learn More

  • Teen Living Program Quarterly Celebration

    On September 24, Congregation Sinai sponsored the TLP Fall Quarterly Celebration at Belfort House.   Learn More

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