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Volunteer

Emanuel Synagogue relies on the support of our volunteers to assist in various projects. We are so fortunate to have dedicated members who give their time and heartfelt support. 

Many of these opportunities ask for very small time commitments, but all are important to our community. Please let us know what you’re interested in and passionate about!​ Following are some of the opportunities for volunteers in our community.

If you would like to volunteer please click here to download a volunteer application form. Please send completed form to info@emanuel.org.au

Asylum Seekers' Centre

- Cooking and delivering meals to the ASC in Newtown.
- Food delivery on Fridays (usually). 
Sign up is required in advance to volunteer. For more information see ASC volunteers or to sign up, contact socialjustice@emanuel.org.au

Matthew Talbot Hostel

- Serve in the canteen at the hostel;
- Sunday mornings, roster starts at 6:30am.
Contact: socialjustice@emanuel.org.au

Literacy Program

- This programme assists children at underprivleged schools with reading
- Provide reading support for children and assist teachers
- Once a week, one hour each time at schools in Alexandria Park and Matraville

For more information click here
Sign up is required in advance to volunteer. For more information or to sign up, contact socialjustice@emanuel.org.au

Gardening Crew

On the last Sunday of every month a group of volunteers meet at Emanuel Synagogue to spend a couple of hours weeding and tending to our gorgeous garden.

If you are interested in joining our Green Team, please come to the front of 7 Ocean Street on Sunday April 28th at 9am with your gardening gloves! Of course we would love to know you are coming so please send email Andrina: andrina@emanuel.org.au to register your interest! If you have any questions please call the office on 9389 6444.

Its a nice way to start the day, meet some new people, share some stories and thankfully there is no heavy lifting or strenuous activity involved! Come and be part of the fun!

Kiddush preparation

- Prepare food for kiddushim - includes preparing food and wine for kiddush on Friday night and Saturday morning.
For more information or to sign up, contact andrina@emanuel.org.au

Challah Baking on Fridays

- Prepared dough delivered every Friday morning

- volunteers required between 10:00 and 1:00 to braid and bake challot
For more information or to sign up, contact andrina@emanuel.org.au

Shabbat Project - 15/16 November, 2019

- Details to be confirmed

Mitzvah Day - 7th November, 2019

- Prepare packages to assist those in need.
- Details to be confirmed

Register your interest: socialjustice@emanuel.org.au

If you would like more information on volunteer opportunities, please email Andrina Grynberg andrina@emanuel.org.au or call the office on 9389 6444. Your support will be greatly appreciated by the congregation and wider community.

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