Young Volunteers

Get involved in the community, help people who are more vulnerable, enhance your skills. 

We believe communication between generations is vital. Our Young Volunteers provide this important link.

When applying, remember to think about:

  1. What you enjoy doing/any skills you'd like to sharpen.
  2. Where you would like to volunteer
  3. The days and times you are available 

Next steps

1. Check out the current vacancies and 150 ways to care (which lists some of the things Young Volunteers can/have participated in)
2. Complete an application form (and return to us)
3. You will be invited to a placement interview. 

Other Opportunities

Don't see a role that suits your skills? Email and let us know you’re interested.

Work Experience

We offer placements for a range of occupations at Jewish Care for people aged 16-24. 

Great if you are interested in the not-for-profit sector or pursuing a career in marketing or fundraising. If you’re not sure what field of work you want to go into, these placements act as great ‘taster’ experiences, enabling you to work alongside staff in a range of departments.


3 days minimum


A structured shadowing programme will be developed to meet your needs and give you the best possible experience. 

Fill in the work experience application form or Email for more information.

Professional Development Internship

Develop your skills with one of Jewish Care's unique three-month professional development internships.

Suitable for school leavers, graduates or individuals interested in a career in health and social care.

Application process

Step 1: Drop us an email to let us know you're interested providing your name, age and telephone number.
Step 2: We will contact you to find out what your interests are and let you know about current opportunities.
Step 3: If applicable, we will provide you with an application form. Please fill out and return your completed application form to;

Volunteers Department, Jewish Care
Amélie House, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus
221 Golders Green Road, London NW11 9DQ

Lay-leadership development project

Jewish Care’s lay-leadership development project aims to give a comprehensive, hands-on insight into our organisation for talented young people (aged 23-32 approx) interested in Jewish Care and considering a lay-leadership role with us either now or sometime in the future.

The programme will begin in November 2017 and will run until Summer 2018. Sessions will usually take place one Sunday a month from 9.30am to 12:45pm. There will also be 3-4 evening sessions throughout the year plus the option to do some additional volunteering, join a local fundraising committee or take part in a peer led project.

Read more about the project and apply via the application form.

DEADLINE: The cut off date for 2017 applications is Monday 2 October 2017

For more information please  email