Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines
910 Polk Blvd. Des Moines IA 50312
Contact: Elaine Steiger
Phone: 515-987-0899 extension 231
International outreach is conducted in collaboration with American Jewish Volunteer Corps. Volunteer opportunities are provided mostly around the United States but also in Israel, depending on the person interested.
Other international service opportunities are in the former Soviet Union, Ethiopia, South America in schools, Jewish community centers for children or the elderly, which are funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines. Other opportunities are in collaboration with the Organization for Rehabilitation and Training, mostly in South America.
Domestic opportunities involve working in their summer camp, being a teaching assistant in their school, assist senior citizens with everyday tasks, volunteer at their nursing home.
Requirements for all volunteer opportunities are minimal and all opportunities are open to all individuals interested.
For more information visit their website.