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Jewish Community Alliance

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Help us help the community! We're looking for volunteers for 2-3 hour shifts on Tuesdays or Thursdays to assist food pantry clients with their appointments. Volunteers are expected to greet clients, record information, and guide them through the pantry. Shifts are scheduled in advance and generally require an ongoing commitment. Email Rebecca at volunteercoordinator@mainejewish.org for full position description.

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About Jewish Community Alliance

Location:

1342 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102, US

Mission Statement

The Jewish Community Alliance (JCA) is a nonprofit organization serving Southern Maine that combines programming and fundraising for the Jewish Community. Its mission is to build Jewish community locally, in Israel and throughout the world. The JCA develops, provides, and supports diverse programs, education and services. We work with other Jewish organizations and local congregations, and function as the hub of Jewish programming in Southern Maine.

Description

The Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine (JCA) is:

- Dedicated to building Jewish community locally, in Israel and throughout the world.

- An educator, providing opportunities for children, teens and adults to connect with their community and learn from each other. Whether in the classroom, at our day camp on the shores of Sebago Lake, or in service together.

- Welcoming of community members of all faiths and backgrounds to engage with and learn about Jewish culture and values.

- An advocate, speaking in support of Israel and against anti-Semitism and bigotry in all forms.

- A foundation, raising funds every year to support Jewish education, culture and social services in Southern Maine, Israel and around the globe.

- A support system for our underserved community members to provide food and heat assistance, access to health care, and guidance and counseling to vulnerable individuals and families.

We believe that by working together, we build a vibrant community.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1342 Congress St.Portland, ME 04102

(43.6583,-70.29561)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We would like a commitment of 1-2 shifts per month OR to call you on an as-needed basis.

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