Volunteer Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Jewish Care. There are a number of fantastic opportunities available at Jewish Care.

Steps to becoming a volunteer at Jewish Care

Step One

We invite you to look below to view our current vacancies. If you are undecided or don’t see any vacancies for you, please contact the Jewish Care Volunteers Department via volunteer@jcare.org or telephone 020 8922 2405.

Step Two

We will email you a link to an online registration form to complete, including details of two people for references. You will also be required to complete a DBS (previously CRB) application form.  Additional paperwork may need to be completed for some roles e.g. volunteer driver.

Step Three

A member of Jewish Care's Volunteer Department who is recruiting for the volunteer role will be in touch to discuss this role in more detail.

Step Four

You will be invited to attend mandatory Volunteer Induction Training and to bring in your DBS documents. Training is to enable volunteers to carry out roles to the highest professional standards, develop skills, build confidence and meet other new volunteers.

Step Five - Congratulations!

Once DBS and references are satisfactory and training completed, you are now a Jewish Care Volunteer!

If you have any questions at all about volunteering with Jewish Care,  please contact volunteer@jcare.org or telephone 020 8922 2405.

  • 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.

  • Tea Party Hosts

    Commitment 2-3 times a year on a Tuesday afternoon in Golders Green, Hampstead Garden Suburb and surrounding areas. Location Golders Green, Hampstead Garden Suburb and surrounding areas.

    Jewish Care organises regular afternoon tea parties for isolated older people who find it difficult to get out and about by themselves. Each guest is collected from their home by a volunteer driver and taken to a volunteer host’s home.

  • Shul Volunteers

    Commitment Once a month or more on Saturdays 10am-12pm or for Jewish festivals Location Betty and Asher Loftus Centre (Friern Barnet), N11 3ND

    To support residents during Shabbat services and other shul services throughout the year

  • Memory Way Cafe Volunteers - Edgware

    Commitment Last Wednesday of the month Location Leonard Sainer Dementia Day Centre (Edgware), HA8 7LF

    To support the successful running of the Memory Way Café - a group for carers together with their friend or family member living with dementia, to enjoy activities and socialise.

  • Story-telling Assistant

    Commitment Wednesdays 11am-12.30pm or 2-3.30pm Location Betty and Asher Loftus Centre (Friern Barnet), N11 3ND

    Wednesdays 11am-12.30pm or 2-3.30pm

  • Bridge Players

    Commitment Monday afternoons Location Betty and Asher Loftus Centre (Friern Barnet), N11 3ND

    To encourage and support care home residents to play bridge

  • The Reader Volunteers

    Commitment Facilitate one group per month (1.5 hours per week) on Wednesdays and provide cover once a month for another group. Peer support meetings are held once a month for 2 hours. Minimum commitment 1 year Location Vi & John Rubens House, Ilford, IG2 6JH

    Volunteers are required to facilitate Shared Reading Groups in Jewish Care homes and daycare centres. Shared Reading is a way of bringing people together to read aloud a story or poem and make friends in a safe environment.

  • Benefits Adviser

    Commitment Wednesdays, hours to suit, ongoing - with supervision/support once every 6 weeks in Golders Green or Redbridge. Location Borough of Hackney and adjoining parts of Haringey

    To make 1 to 2 home visits per week to assist clients with benefits claims.