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Join us as a language coach to make an impact!

We believe that all people deserve equitable learning opportunities. Learning English is a foundational step to accessing education, opening the door for higher eduction and expanding options to pursue a career. To express interest in becoming a learning coach, apply here and fill out a brief survey. For more information, contact Syonara Tomoum, Adult & Youth Education Coordinator at

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Mentor a refugee youth!

Are you interested in doing something powerful and practical to change the trajectory of a young refugee's life? Read on to learn about the mentoring program. 

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With your support, we continue to help people solve problems and strengthen families in our own community.


Since its inception in 1898, JFS has been a nationally recognized leader in refugee resettlement.  Support a refugee family!

Do you have a volunteer opportunity in mind that's not on the list? We remain flexible in order to develop new and innovative programs to meet the emerging social service needs of the Jewish community and beyond. Tell us since we're constantly developing new programs that may fit your volunteer interests!

Thanks for considering a gift to JFS!

Under the guidance of its strong Board of Directors, JFS maintains a balanced budget with disciplined financial leadership meticulously monitoring every penny we receive from any source.  For every dollar you contribute, 91 cents goes to direct services!

With your support, we will continue to help people solve problems and strengthen families that need help in our own community.

For more information, please contact Maxine Stein, President & CEO at 413.737.2601 or