Volunteer Vacancies

A taste of our latest volunteer opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Jewish Care. In addition to the vacancies detailed below, we also have other opportunities available. To find out more about any of our volunteer roles or about volunteering at Jewish Care, please email volunteer@jcare.org or call 020 8922 2405

Volunteering over the festive period


If you're intersted in volunteering with Jewish Care over the festive period 23 December 2017 - 1 January 2018 please explore opportunities via the Light Up a Life Winter Volunteering Project: lightupalife.org.uk  

Recruitment Process

Following receipt of a suitable application, we will invite you to attend an interview to find out more about you and discuss possible volunteering opportunities.  Following a successful interview, you will be invited to attend our Volunteer Induction Training, held every 4-6 weeks at Amélie House in Golders Green, with the option of attending a 1-day course or a 2-part evening course.  You will also be required to complete a DBS (previously CRB) application form.

  • Content Writer

    Commitment Home-based role with flexible days and hours and deadlines agreed well in advance. Location Home based - Meetings in Golders Green 1-2 times per year.

    Jewish Care Interact is an online resource for all things independent living and ageing well in the UK Jewish community. We are looking for a volunteer Content Writer to research and write informative articles for this website.

  • Memory Way Café Volunteers - Golders Green

    Commitment Every other Thursday from 2.00-4.45pm. Location Otto Schiff Care Home in Golders Green,

    Memory Way Café is a group for carers, together with their friend or family members living with dementia, to enjoy activities and socialise in a relaxed and confidential environment.

  • Singing for Memory Volunteers

    Commitment Wednesdays from 1.45-4.00pm. Location Otto Schiff Care Home in Golders Green

    Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group.

  • Minyan Team Coordinators

    Commitment "on call" for 2 months of the year Location Role to be carried out from home

    Very sadly, there are occasions when a resident in one of Jewish Care's homes passes away and has little or no family or friends to make up a minyan (of 10) in order that Kaddish can be said. This happens approximately 5 times a year.

  • Literacy Tutors

    Commitment A few hours a week on a mutually agreeable day, ongoing Location Various locations in North and East London

    Do you have English Teaching experience? Can you commit to a 6-month period? If so, you could be who we're looking for!

  • Shop Volunteer

    Commitment Thursdays, 12-3pm (3 hours), ongoing Location Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre, Golders Green

    We are looking for a volunteer to assist us in the Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre Shop on Jewish Care's Golders Green Campus.

  • Gardening Volunteer

    Commitment Minimum 2 hours per week on a mutually agreed day of the week Location Sidney Corob House, 122-126 Fortune Green Road, West Hampstead

    We are working on improving and updating the Sidney Corob House communal garden into a more vibrant and relaxing area; we are looking for a volunteer's support to start planting new flowerbeds with the residents of the home.

  • Ad hoc Volunteers

    Commitment Ad hoc, usually with a minimum of 4 days notice. Location Sidney Corob House, 122-126 Fortune Green Road, West Hampstead

    We are looking for volunteers to assist us in delivering activities to residents and helping with/attending outings, on an ad hoc basis.

  • Music Group Facilitator

    Commitment Minimum 2 hours per week on a mutually agreed day of the week. Location Sidney Corob House, 122-126 Fortune Green Road, West Hampstead, NW6 1DN

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to plan and facilitate a singing and/or music group at Sidney Corob House.

  • Decoration Maker

    Commitment Minimum 2 hours per week on a mutually agreed day of the week. Location Sidney Corob House, 122-126 Fortune Green Road, West Hampstead

    We are currently looking for a creative volunteer to work with our residents to create decorations for the communal areas at Sidney Corob House.

  • Day Centre Volunteers

    Commitment Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, preferably 10.30am – 2.30pm, although half a day would also be possible (10.30am - 12.00pm or 1.00 - 2.30pm) Location Leonard Sainer Centre, Edgware, HA8 7LF

    We are looking for additional volunteers to assist with the daily programme of activities at the Leonard Sainer Centre.

  • Volunteer Team Leaders

    Commitment 1 volunteer on Wednesdays, 9.00am-3.30pm / 1 volunteer on Thursdays, 9.00am-3.30pm Location Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre, 221 Golders Green Road, London, NW11 9DQ

    We are looking for 2 new Volunteer Team Leaders to assist us with the smooth running of our daily programmes by managing the volunteers on their allocated days.