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VOLUNTEER Shabbat Service Leader – Brighton Campus


Program Summary: We are looking for a volunteer, or small group of volunteers,  to come weekly to Brighton to support residents in a Shabbat service. It is currently held at 1:30pm on Fridays so the volunteer(s) could still participate in their usual shabbat services/dinner in the evenings.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare in advance content for the service including songs and prayer (A modified siddur will be provided).
  • Lead the service each week guiding residents to participate in the Shabbat songs and prayers. 
  • Foster a sense of community among residents who attend. 

Impact Goal:

  • The volunteer will support residents to connect to their spirituality and gather as a community for a Shabbat service. 


  • Comfortable working with older adults
  • Experience leading a Jewish prayer service and comfortable facilitating 
  • Able to respond to the needs of the Shabbat group
  • Open to serving an egalitarian group that is small but mighty.

Schedule/Time Commitment: Fridays from 1:30-2:30 (time may be adjusted to fit the volunteer’s schedule). Looking for a volunteer who can start mid-May. Volunteer must commit to a regular schedule and commit to at least 3 months. 

Number of Volunteers: 1-4 

Benefits: Obtain experience working with older adults, cultivate new intergenerational friendships.  Opportunity to practice and share in your spirituality. Provide a meaningful experience to our residents.