There is always plenty to be done at Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County!


To volunteer:
Contact: Phyllis Freed at JFS, 732-777-1940, or send e-mail to PhyllisF@jfsmiddlesex.org, or use the volunteer form.

Kosher Meals on Wheels

Volunteers work alone or in teams to deliver Kosher Meals on Wheels to homebound disabled and/or elderly in Middlesex County. We need drivers and “jumpers.” Jumpers get out of the car and bring the meal to the home. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday, 2 hours per week or as a substitute on an as-needed basis.
Skills: Valid NJ driver’s license for driver. Must have own car and be insured.
Date: Ongoing
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Friendly Visitor

Make weekly visits to an isolated homebound senior adult, one hour per week. Mostly weekdays, but weeknights/weekends are sometimes available.
Skills: Must enjoy senior population
Date: Ongoing
Est. Time: 1 hour per week

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CAMEO Program

CAMEO (Challenging Adult Minds and Energizing Ourselves) is a senior day program for adults with physical disabilities who are cognitively alert. Emphasis on physical and cognitive stimulation. Volunteers coordinate activities and provide social and emotional support. Volunteers are needed Monday – Friday either in Highland Park or Monroe Township, 1 day or 1/2 day.
Skills: Enjoy working with seniors and people with physical disabilities
Date: Ongoing
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:45 PM

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Elderday Care Center

The Elderday program provides social day care for frail seniors. Volunteers help provide and coordinate a wide range of activities for the clients. Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided for volunteers. Program meets in Highland Park on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Volunteers should be available 1 day or 1/2 day per week.
Skills: Must enjoy working with the frail senior population
Date: Ongoing
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Citizenship Services/ESL

We are always in need of dedicated volunteers looking to assist new immigrants become active, educated and engaged US citizens. Volunteer tutors meet with legal permanent residents to help them prepare for the US citizenship exam, teaching them about American History, politics, government and culture, as well as civics-focused ESL (English as a Second Language). Tutors meet in local libraries, community centers and houses of worship. Schedules are flexible and new volunteers are always welcome.
Skills: Teaching background helpful
Date: As needed

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Transportation

We are always looking for volunteers to provide transportation to counseling, medical appointments, group sessions, etc. for clients. This service is invaluable to those that are without their own means of transportation. If you are looking to make a tangible difference in someone’s life, we urge you to contact us and volunteer.
Skills: Valid NJ driver’s license. Must have own car and be insured.
Date: As needed

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