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We work with nonprofit organizations across the country that offer opportunities for kids ages 5 - 14.
Our key communities are Greater Boston, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Florida, and Northern Virginia. 

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Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston

Ava Harder , Volunteer Services Manager
1430 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 693-5007


Jewish Family & Children’s Service cares for individuals and families by providing exceptional human services guided by Jewish traditions of social responsibility, compassion, and respect for all members of the community.

JF&CS fulfills its mission by providing direct services and advancing best practices that support the resilience and well-being of its target populations: new parents and their children, older adults and family caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty, hunger, or domestic abuse.

For more than 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service has been helping individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being across the lifespan. Through an integrated portfolio of more than 40 programs reaching communities throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, JF&CS focuses on meeting the needs of new parents and their children, older adults and family caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty, hunger, or domestic abuse.

Over the past decade, JF&CS has tripled in size to meet the growing need for our programs. Our staff of 400 employees and 2,200 active volunteers now serves more than 14,000 people each year throughout eastern and central MA. While continuing to provide personalized, “high-touch” services, JF&CS is increasingly committed to data-driven outcomes assessment to measure program impact and support continuous improvement.

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Service Opportunities

Write personalized “Thinking of You” cards that we can send to our isolated, older adult clients. In the past, this generation primarily communicated through handwritten notes and letters, so ...
Knit, crochet, or craft for our clients! Make scarves, a lap blanket, or a shawl for isolated older adults. Your handmade gift will help bring warmth and compassion to our clients.Â
JF&CS is creating a library of activities for our clients who are differently abled and cannot attend school or a day program during the COVID-19 crisis. Volunteers can record themselves on ...
The Jewish Family Service Client-Choice Food Pantry addresses food insecurity in all communities in the Greater Austin area. We rely on the support of the Austin community for donations of food ...
JF&CS Family Table continues to serve our food pantry clients during ...

Educational Activities

Create the Change® partners with nonprofit organizations that we believe offer age-appropriate service opportunities for youth and families. All of our partners sign a collaboration agreement promising to provide age-appropriate activities in a safe environment. 


Create the Change® does not run, host, or facilitate the service opportunities seen here, nor are we responsible in any way for the management (financial or otherwise) of the organizations we feature.


Always be sure to do your own research on the nonprofit organization and service opportunities available to make sure it's a good fit for you before getting started. You may find the organization's contact information on their profiles. 


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