Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

A Debrief from Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth and Immigrant Services, JFS of Metrowest

A Testimonial by Lucia Panichella, Director of Youth & Immigrant Services at JFS of Metrowest about supporting immigrants at the border with CJP Women in Philanthrophy’s Mission to San Diego! Continue reading

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Join Our Team of JFS Patient Navigators – Next Training: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Volunteer in your free time and help frail older adults get the medical care and information they need to manage their heath, improve their quality of life and live independently in the community. Click to learn more! Continue reading

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JFS Joins CJP in San Diego to Support Newly-Arrived Immigrant Families

JFS Director of Youth and Immigrant Services Lucia Panichella travels to San Diego with CJP and representatives from other partnering organizations to bear witness to, and learn firsthand about, the crisis on our border. Continue reading

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Attend a Lunch and Learn in Natick on July 30th ⁠– Staying Safe…Self-Defense Strategies For Older Adults

Please join us for a lunch and discussion to learn and talk about self-defense strategies and techniques for older adults. Click to learn more. Continue reading

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Temple Beth Elohim donates critical supplies to JFS/MFA ‘Mobilize Boston’ Project!

Temple Beth Elohim of Wellesley spent the month of May collecting educational and first aid supplies for Syrian Refugee families. JFS Board Member, Debbie Gotbetter was there to bring these collections to our container, plus she had the perfect little helper! Continue reading

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Summer Clothing: Ready-to-Wear Packages Distributed!

The JFS Children’s Clothing Closet distributed 40 pre-ordered clothing packages to children in grades K-5 at both the Woodrow Wilson and Brophy Elementary Schools in Framingham! Continue reading

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JFS Patient Navigator Program Gathers for Annual Appreciation BBQ!

Recently, volunteers with the JFS Patient Navigator program gathered for an annual appreciation BBQ and celebration of a 10 year Sustaining Grant awarded by the Cummings Foundation.  Continue reading

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