Volunteering

Many thanks for your interest in volunteering for Jami. We offer a variety of opportunities for volunteers who make a vital and significant contribution every day.

There are currently around 130 active volunteers supporting Jami who play a vital role in the organisation and are present at all Jami sites. This year at the Jewish Volunteering Network annual awards Jami volunteers won two awards: Team of the Year for the Jami Hospital visiting team and Lifetime achievement award for Alan Lazarus, one of our trustees. Jami also received the JVN kitemark for the management of volunteers.

Volunteers provide essential support for Jami in the following areas:

  • Trustees
  • Professional advisory group
  • Benefits advice
  • Finance
  • Catering
  • Reception
  • Headroom café events
  • Telephone befriending and carers support
  • Enterprise (Ebay sales and Headroom boutique)
  • Befriending
  • Hospital visiting
  • Finchley centre
  • Edgware centre
  • Kadimah and Mitkadem centre volunteers in North East and East London
  • Pastoral (Jewish festivals, hospitality and Jewish education)
  • Café visits and outings
  • Fitness

Volunteers receive “Helping Hand” newsletter twice a year which includes news, updates and future plans. Jami volunteers are supported by an extensive training and supervision programme and a special handbook.

To find out more about volunteering please email Kelvin.zane@jamiuk.org or call 020 8458 2223.