Every year, we recruit young adults ages 21-26 from across the United States to spend a year in our Jewish Service Corps working at leading nonprofits in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, DC. Our Corps Members live together and learn together in a supportive, pluralistic community at the crossroads of social activism and Jewish life.
You’re never alone in Avodah. You’ll be living with your fellow Corps Members, supporting each other, eating together, and celebrating Jewish life together (plus the occasional dance party).
Avodah is bigger than the work – it’s about understanding the issues at play from the ground up. We’ll teach you everything from the structural roots of poverty to the history of Jewish social justice and skills for social change. This is the kind of knowledge that you’ll use for the rest of your life.