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We've compiled a plethora of Bay Area volunteer opportunities for teens to participate in.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” 

– Martin Luther King, Jr. 

American Jewish World Service

Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, American Jewish World Service (AJWS) works to realize human rights and end poverty in the developing world.

JCL Volunteer Reading Tutor

Inspired by Jewish social justice values, the Jewish Coalition for Literacy is dedicated to helping under-served public school children throughout the Bay Area learn to love reading.

Bay Area Friendship Circle

Bay Area Friendship Circle provides opportunities for middle and high schoolers to volunteer with children and teens with special needs. Volunteers will gain valuable leadership skills while providing friendship, support, and mentorship to extraordinary children.

JFCS YouthFirst

Connect with teens from around the Bay Area as they address a range of challenges/issues facing the community. Through advocacy projects and service-learning events, you can help make a difference through your actions as voice!


IsraAID provides global relief in disaster situations and long-term recovery support. Must be age 14+.

Jewish Vocational Service

This program helps those who are struggling to find employment find jobs that suit them best.

Peninsula Jewish Community Center

PJCC offers volunteers to meet other PJCC supporters, find community, and pass on the spirit of volunteering to the next generation.

San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living

This program offers meaningful opportunities to engage our residents and patients in a variety of volunteering experiences.

Shalom Bayit

This program's mission is to foster the social change and community response necessary to eradicate domestic violence in the Jewish community.

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