Volunteer with IMPACT
Oct 7 | Oct 9 | Oct 16 | Oct, 23| Oct 30 | Nov 7
Volunteer with IMPACT, launching this Fall 2018, offers opportunities for Jewish young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s to get involved and make a difference in the Greater Tampa community.
Through ongoing community service, participants build relationships with people across Greater Tampa and build their own Jewish community with peers who share their values and passion for giving back and Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World).
Fall 2018: How to participate:
The program is currently focused on sustained service during a six-week period of time.
In partnership with United Way of Tampa Bay, we are offering young adults an opportunity to volunteer this Fall thoroughly weekly community service opportunities.
To participate in Volunteer with IMPACT, you must:
- Be between the ages of 21-49
- Commit to attending all six sessions of the program – these agencies are depending on you!
- Fill out paperwork, forms and waivers required by the agencies as necessary.
Deadline to register to participate: Friday, September 21. Spots available on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Sun, October 7 – Program Kickoff – Get to know your volunteer assignment, and learn how to be a good volunteer!
- Tues, October 9 – Volunteer Visit #1
- Tues, October 16 – Volunteer Visit #2
- Tuesday, October 23 – Volunteer Visit #3
- Tuesday, October 30 – Volunteer Visit #4
- Wednesday, November 7 – Closing event - 6:30-8:30pm – Participate in a final volunteer project together and celebrate a job well-done
Participants can sign up to volunteer at one of these sites on a weekly basis throughout the Fall on Tuesdays in October:
LifePath Hospice - Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm | Location: 3010 W. Azeele St, Tampa, FL 33609
Volunteers will work with the Children's Grief Center, engaging with children ages 3-17 through activities geared for their age levels while their parents attend a support group meeting to work on grief issues. Opportunities will also be available to make meaningful bereavement calls as well as assist participants of the suicide survivor support group. Application, training, and background checks (to be completed prior to volunteering and paid for by Hospice) are required Learn more about LifePath Hospice:
Metropolitan Ministries –Tuesdays, 5:00-7:30pm | Location: Volunteer Engagement Center, 120 E. Ross Ave., Tampa
Volunteers will take part in all the aspects of providing meals for Metropolitan Ministries residents and clients, from meal preparation in the kitchen and serving food in the dining facility, to stocking shelves, washing dishes, mopping, or emptying the trash. Max volunteers: 10. Learn more about Metropolitan Ministries
Sweetwater Organic Farm – Tuesdays: 5:30-7:30pm | Location: 6942 W Comanche Ave, Tampa
Volunteers will be working on maintaining Sweetwater Organic Farm's native plants trail. Participants will enjoy the great outdoors while planting, weeding, labeling and maintaining the outdoor teaching tool and educational lab for local school children. Max participants: 10 people. Learn more about Sweetwater Organic Farm
Weinberg Village – Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45pm | Location: Weinberg Village Assisted Living Residences, 13005 Community Campus Dr, Tampa
Meet the residents of Weinberg Village Assisted Living Residences and engage in a new interactive activity every week. Volunteers will spend time with the residents creating arts and crafts projects, playing trivia, staging a karaoke or talent night, and discussing current events. Great community building activity! Max participants: 10 people. Learn more about Weinberg Village