Last Chance to sign-up for J-SERVE International day of Jewish Service for Teens!
By Lauren Shey, BBYO
J-Serve provides teens with the opportunity to fulfill the Jewish values of gemilut chasidim, acts of loving kindness; tzedakah, just and charitable giving; and tikkun olam, the responsiblity to repair the world.
Across the globe, all on one day, teens will join each other to make their community and the world a better place at
International day of Jewish Service
Sunday April 28,
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Jewish teens (6th grade – 12th grade) in the Portland/Vancouver metro area are eligible.
Transportation is provided, please arrive at 9:30 AM at the MJCC (6651 SW Capitol Hwy), pick up is at 3:00 PM at same location.
If driving independently, please arrive at volunteer site by 10:00 AM.
Eastside teens – please email for instructions on location.
We will be painting interior walls, helping with yard work, learning about REACH CDC, and more. Please bring a packed lunch and wear clothes that are ok to get messy.
PLEASE NOTE: Signed Participant Waiver form required for participation.
Register by April 18th – signup here!
For more information, please contact Lauren Shey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adamah Adventures: Summer Program for TeensBy Adam Griff, Director - Adamah Adventures
Adamah Adventures is an outdoor adventure summer program for Jewish teens. During the 14 or 18-day trek, teens work in small groups alongside highly trained staff members to experience both the thrill and the quiet — the whitewater and the campfire — in some of the most awe-inspiring places in the country.
West coast treks are 14-days long, begin and end in Seattle & Portland, and feature rock climbing, whitewater rafting, snow hiking, sea kayaking, community service projects, beach backpacking, and more. East coast treks are 18-days long, begin and end in Atlanta, and feature rock climbing, whitewater rafting, caving, ziplining, kayaking, surfing, community service projects, and more.
For more info, visit adamahadventures.org or call 877-923-2624.
Teen Summer Service Program-Here in Portland!
Want to get your hands dirty?
Interested in meeting new people and making a difference in the lives of others?
Curious about living in the Pacific Northwest?
Wondering what Jewish values have to do with hammers and nails?
J-BUILD: A program for rising high school juniors and seniors to live and serve in Portland, Oregon.
Join Tivnu: Building Justice, American Jewish Society for Service and Young Judaea on a new initiative this summer for Jewish teens!
The co-ed group of twenty participants and four experienced leaders will live, work, learn, and of course, have fun together. We will build our own Jewish community and simultaneously improve the lives of others. The primary focus of our work will be in construction and activities that address the fundamental issue of housing.
Details at http://tivnu.org/j-build-summer-program/