sherutSherut L'Am
Imagine a core of volunteers helping at Temple Jeremiah daily ...

Sherut L’Am
Imagine reaching out to congregants and making stronger connections with each other ...

- Rabbi Paul Cohen, Yom Kippur 2009

 

Sherut L'Am (Service to our People) is a great starting point to get involved at Temple Jeremiah. To volunteer through your temple family, read on below to learn more about the volunteer opportunities we have to offer.

 

Office Assistance
Assist in the office with a variety of tasks including: preparing mailings, updating databases, making phone calls and any other tasks that might assist the office staff. Contact Sheila at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847/441-0202.

Bagel Bar
Help sell bagels to our religious school students and parents on Sunday mornings. It's a great way to meet new people and volunteer for a one-time, minimal time commitment. To sign up, visit our Signup Genius page.

Ushering
Be an usher for Friday night or Saturday morning services. Help welcome guests to Temple Jeremiah, as well as greeting members. Ushers will pass out prayer books and the Sabbath Light, assist with seating, coordinate with ushers provided by Bar/Bat Mitzvah families, etc. For more information or to volunteer, contact Vicki Weisenberg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847/480-1541.

Welcoming Committee
Are you outgoing and good at meeting new people? We need your help making Temple Jeremiah even more welcoming. Volunteer to be on the welcoming committee and help greet new, prospective, and longtime members at worship and events. If you are interested, please contact Membership Chair Alisa Patterson at 847/945-2077 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Caring Community
Volunteer to cook a meal, attend a shiva, or lend support -- visit the Caring Community page for more information.

Social Action
From Backpack Blessings to Family Promise to Feed the Homeless and everything in between, we need your help as we help others. Visit the Social Action page for more information.

Religious School and Hebrew School
We are always looking for parent volunteers! To help out in your child's classroom or in any other capacity, contact Sheila Greenfield at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Committees
Our committees need people like you to help plan programs, coordinate volunteers, and even just show up! Visit the links on the left to learn more about our various committees.