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

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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Spanish Teacher

    Commitment Required 1 hour per week, day flexible, ongoing Location Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre - Golders Green

    We're looking for a fluent Spanish speaking teacher who is able to teach for 1 hour a week.

  • Duty Volunteer, Community Support & Social Work Team

    Commitment Wednesdays and/or Fridays, 10am – 4.30pm, ongoing Location Amelie House - Golders Green

    To be the public face/voice of Jewish Care; to provide information and advice; to act as a link between the Jewish Care Helpline and the Community Support & Social Work Team.

  • Discussion Group Facilitator

    Commitment Any day Mon-Thurs 11am-12.15pm, at least once a month Location Edgware & Harrow Day Centre, Edgware, HA8 8AB

    To facilitate discussions between members on a variety of self-selected topics of general interest.

  • iPad, Facebook, Going Online, Email...

    Commitment 2 hours once a week on any day Monday-Friday 10:30am - 4:30pm Location Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre - Golders Green

    To help older and/or disabled adults acquire basic digital skills needed for life in the digital age.

  • Entertainers

    Commitment 2-3pm any day Mon-Thurs, ongoing Location Michael Sobell Jewish Centre - Golders Green

    To entertain members with singing, dancing or magic

  • Art/ Creative Volunteers

    Commitment Mondays and / or Wednesdays for 1-2 hours per week, ongoing Location Michael Sobell Jewish Centre - Golders Green

    To run an art class, e.g., photography, oil painting, card making etc.

  • Lunchtime Coordinator

    Commitment Tuesdays from 11am to 1.30pm, ongoing Location Edgware & Harrow Day Centre, Edgware, HA8 8AB

    To ensure the smooth running of lunchtimes at the centre.

  • Singing for Memory Coordinator & Volunteers

    Commitment Thursdays, ongoing Location Betty and Asher Loftus Centre, N11 3ND

    To support volunteers & staff run the weekly Singing for the Brain sessions