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Volunteers make contactless deliveries of Kosher Shabbat meals to community members two Fridays per month.
Approximately two hours twice a month for a minimum six-month commitment.
Meal pick up from the University District and delivery to an assigned route in the Greater Seattle area.
Older Adult Services and Supportive Living Services.
Volunteers collect, transport and sort gleaned produce at the end of the market day. Volunteers should be able to lift at least 25 pounds for this opportunity.
One two-hour shift.
Beginning at the Broadway Farmer’s Market in Capitol Hill, then delivering to the Polack Food Bank (ten-minute walk or five-minute drive away).
Polack Food Bank
Mentors help support and coach highly-skilled individuals in reestablishing their careers in the U.S. Mentees in the program have advanced degrees and years of experience in a professional field. The benefits of a one-on-one relationship include expansion of professional networks, trust with an industry expert and the opportunity to learn from one another. The professional mentor role is one of shared responsibility and mutual benefit. We are often looking for professionals from, but not limited to: Law, Engineering, Computer Science / Information Technology (I.T.) / Data Analytics and/or Business Management.
Three hours per month minimum, for a six-month minimum commitment (exact time commitment will vary from month to month based on individual needs).
Remotely from home.
Refugee & Immigrant Services
The JFS Community-Wide Food Drive kicks off with announcements at Rosh Hashanah and culminates with the Food Sort after Yom Kippur. The Food Sort is an excellent opportunity for individuals, families, and groups to help the Polack Food Bank sort and organize thousands of pounds of donations. A special thank you to our dedicated volunteers and community partners who step up each year to make this all possible.