Where will you make a difference?

Spend a Year Fighting Poverty and Gain Leadership Skills for a Lifetime

The application for the 2016-2017 Service Corps is now closed. Want to know when the application for next year goes live? Sign up here.

Each year, AVODAH recruits young adults ages 21-26 from across the United States to spend a year in our Jewish Service Corps working at local antipoverty organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. During their year of service, participants live and study together, forming a community of people making a connection between social activism and Jewish life.

Our corps members work on issues like immigration, hunger, education, public health, and domestic violence, and we provide them with a leadership skills, learning, and community for a lifetime.

  • Join AVODAH's The Jewish Service Corps, a unique one-year program for people 21-26 combining work for justice, Jewish learning, and community building.
  • Work full time on issues you care about—immigration, hunger, literacy, public health, domestic violence, and more. Where will I work?
  • Learn leadership skills from veteran organizers, activists, and educators and make Jewish connections to social justice. What will I learn?
  • Live with other young adults from a variety of Jewish backgrounds and build a community committed to integrating social change and Jewish values. Where will I live? 
  • Gain lifetime membership into a network of hundreds of Jewish social justice leaders across the country as a part of the AVODAH Alumni Network.

For any questions, please contact Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator Russ Agdern at [email protected].

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