There are loads of great organisations and charities that need your help in Tel Aviv. Here are a few ways that you can volunteer your time…
- OneDay Social Volunteering – OneDay organise 2-3 one-day volunteering events every month.
- List of Popular Organisations Looking for Volunteers – Get in touch directly with NGOs and charities.
1. OneDay Social Volunteering
OneDay Social Volunteering is an awesome organisation that organises 2 to 3 one-day events a month, usually on Fridays.
Their goal is to “enable young adults ages 18-35 to socialize with other people their age while volunteering in a way that fits into their day-to-day schedule”.
Recent events include:
- ‘A Youth Leadership Development Day at a Local School’ (April 17th 2015).
- ‘OneDay Presents: Pesach Fruits and Vegetables Picking for Needy Families followed by a hike!’ (April 5th 2015).
- ‘Passover Seder Food Packaging for Needy Families’ (March 30th 2015).
- ‘Building Community Gardens’ (March 20th 2015).
- ‘Painting a Refurbishing Apartments of Needy Families’ (March 13th 2015).
To learn more, check out their Facebook Page.
2. List of Popular Organisations Looking for Volunteers
- Aluma: assisting and helping soldiers before, during and after their service – website | facebook
- Arab Jewish Community Center in Jaffa: promoting coexistence through cultural activities in the Ajami neighborhood in Jaffa – website | facebook
- African Refugee Development Centre (ARDC): assisting African refugees and asylum seekers – website | facebook
- Eritrean Community Women’s Center – unique grassroots project in Tel Aviv set up to support and empower Eritrean refugee women living in Israel – website | facebook
- Fidel: Association for Education and Social Integration of Ethiopian Jews in Israel – website | facebook
- Hiddush: acting towards religious freedom and equality – website
- Jaffa Insititute: as a private non-profit, the institute works as a social agency to create a new reality for thousands of underprivileged Israeli children from Jaffa, South Tel Aviv and Bat Yam – website | facebook
- Kedma: this organization offers assistance to students in schools in disadvantaged areas in Israel – website
- La Escuelita en Israel: assisting the Latino community of migrant workers in Israel – website | facebook
- Lasova: Soup Kitchens and Homeless Shelters – website | facebook
- Latet: looking after the most in need in Israel – website | facebook
- Magen David Adom: supporting Israel’s ambulance service – website
- Mothers Make a Difference : supporting refugees and their families in South Tel Aviv – facebook
- Save a Child’s Heart: improving the quality of cardiac care for children from developing countries – website | facebook
- Sikkuy: a shared organization of Jewish and Arab citizens, working to implement full equality on all levels between the Arab Palestinian and Jewish citizens of Israel – website | facebook
- SPCA Animal Shelter: one of the biggest dog and cat adoption centers in israel – website | facebook
- Tinokot – first hug: providing hospitalized abandoned babies with warmth and human contact – website | facebook
Also check out Peace NGOs Israel Database.