Volunteer at CBJ

Want to lend a hand to help CBJ but not sure where to start? 

Check here often to find a variety of non-monetary (and fun!) ways to support CBJ.

 

Below are many of the Volunteer Opportunities at CBJ. 

If you are interested in learning more about a particular opportunity or signing up to help, please e-mail the listed contact by clicking on their name.


BETH JACOB CARES

HOME & HOPE (Formerly Interfaith Hospitality Network)

PUTTING THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

ROCKIN' SHABBAT

FAMILY SHABBAT

GREEN IS GOOD

OFFICE HELPERS

HISTORIAN

PEOPLE OF THE BOOK

LIT CHICK OR BROCHURE BOY

LANDSCAPE LADY OR GROUNDS GUY

NEWSHOUND

MEMBERSHIP

RELIGIOUS PRACTICES

SPECIAL NEEDS

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL


BETH JACOB CARES

Support congregants who are going through demanding life events.

Contact the CBJ Office


HOME & HOPE

Congregation Beth Jacob and its members support local families who have lost their homes through Home & Hope (formerly the Interfaith Hospitality Network).  Click here for more information.

Contact Anne Vallerga


PUTTING THE FUN IN FUNDRAISING

Work with a small team to plan synagogue fundraising events.

Contact Eric Stone


PEOPLE OF THE BOOKS

Put your financial skills to work for CBJ.

Contact Bruce Fram


ROCKIN' SHABBAT

Participate in an already strong team that organizes and helps set up our monthly Rockin’ Shabbat dinner.

Contact Gilah Abelson


FAMILY SHABBAT

Work with CBJ volunteers and staff on our monthly Shabbat service and dinner for families with children up to age 8.

Contact Natalya Martyushova


GREEN IS GOOD

Help us make CBJ as energy-efficient and waste-free as it can be.

Contact Bill Futornick


OFFICE HELPERS

Be on call to help with mailings, answer phones, organize supply rooms, and take on other occasional projects to keep CBJ humming. There is no heavy lifting in this role.

Contact Eric Stone


HISTORIAN

Take on occasional projects to document, preserve, and display the history of our proud institution.

Contact Eric Stone


PEOPLE OF THE BOOK

Rehab the CBJ library and restore our lending system.

Contact Eric Stone


LIT CHICK OR BROCHURE BOY

Take an occasional look at the literature racks, tables, and public shelves around CBJ. Get rid of outdated items and put things back where they belong.

Contact Eric Stone


LANDSCAPE LADY OR GROUNDS GUY

Inspect our grounds occasionally and help us improve and beautify the exterior of our property.

Contact Ann Cauterucci


NEWSHOUND

Scour the media and let us know if a CBJ member makes the news.

Contact Eric Stone


MEMBERSHIP

The Membership Committee seeks people to specialize in the following areas of member outreach and retention:

  • On-boarding: Help new members get and stay connected to the CBJ community
  • Preschool Connections: Promote CBJ within the two local JCC preschools
  • Day School Connections: Promote CBJ within the two local Jewish Day Schools

Contact Bill Futornick


RELIGIOUS PRACTICES

The Religious Practices Committee:

  • evaluates the religious growth of the synagogue and recommends steps to heighten commitment
  • arranges for regular worship service for adults and children on weekdays, Shabbat, holidays and special occasions
  • presents the leadership with proposals that would involve significant changes in synagogue ritual
  • formulates and carries out principles regarding observance of Jewish law at the synagogue, including Shabbat and kashrut observances.

Contact Rabbi Ezray


SPECIAL NEEDS

The Special Needs Committee was created to research different types of special needs support programs, investigate various forms of funding and assist in obtaining funds, and suggest appropriate steps to provide religious and educational support for special needs children and their families.

In addition the Special Needs Committee communicates with the community about special needs support and programs and determines select programs to be implemented to provide parent education and support activities.

Contact Ann Cauterucci


RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

The various committees of the Religious School provide for parent involvement with Beth Jacob’s Religious School. The committee consults and advises the school director in addition to coordinating parent volunteers for various activities throughout the year.  More information on volunteer opportunities can be found here.

Contact Michal Braker


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