Volunteer & Community Service Opportunities

You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist from it.

(Pirkei Avot 2:21)

What is Social Action at Chicago Sinai? 

 Click here to view Sinai’s brochure of volunteer programs and learn how you can get involved within our wider community!

If you are interesting in starting a new Social Action project at Sinai, we would love to discuss how to make your idea possible.

Reach out to Rabbi Benoff at rabbibenoff@chicagosinai.org.

Why not raise your hand and join us on these ongoing community service projects?

  • Mitzvah Day

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

  • Volunteer to aid refugees and immigrants

    Want to have a real impact on the lives of refugees and immigrants here in Chicago? Join us to help refugee families in Chicago.   Learn More

  • Blessings in a Backpack

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

  • Sinai Schools Initiative: Ogden/Jenner

    Volunteer to serve as a classroom aide, one-on-one tutor, or to help with one of our special projects at Ogden East or Jenner campus. Whether it’s an hour here and there, or a more regular time commitment, we welcome your participation.   Learn More

  • Fighting Hunger at Sunday Night Supper

    Help feed those in need of a warm meal. Volunteer to cook and serve dinner on the 2nd Sunday of the month.   Learn More

  • Stone Temple Community Garden

    Join us as we work with Stone Temple Baptist Church in North Lawndale to build a healthy, sustainable, community garden to be a gathering place and source of food in a food desert.   Learn More

  • Civil Rights Service Trip

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

  • The Illinois Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC-IL)

    Reform IL, a project of the the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, is working to collectively organize the Jewish Reform movement and other interested Jews in the Chicagoland area and state-wide to build a more just and compassionate Land of Lincoln for all.   Learn More

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