Temple Jeremiah

Volunteer Opportunities

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 Donna at donna@templejeremiah.org or at 847.441.5760.

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, please visit our Bagel Bar Sign-Up Genius page.

Be an usher for Friday night or Saturday morning services. Help welcome guests to Temple Jeremiah. 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 weisenberg3916@comcast.net 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 sarap124@aol.com.

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

Social Justice
From Backpack Blessings to Family Promise to Feed the Hungry and much more- we need your help as we help others. Visit the Social Justice page for more information.

Israel Action Committee (IAC)
The newly formed Israel Action Committee (IAC) invites you to join! Learn more about the ways the IAC will strengthen Temple Jeremiah’s connection to, and support of, Israel through advocacy, education, and cultural events. Contact Andy Katlin at Miamiis1@aol.com to get involved.

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 Anne Kaplan at anne.kaplan@templejeremiah.org.

Our committees need volunteers to help plan programs, coordinate volunteers, and even just show up! Click here or visit the links on the left to learn more about our various committees.

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