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Volunteer! Get involved with your Jewish Community!

Here at Chabad, we are busy undergoing big changes as we expand our work in reaching out to the Jewish community. The success of our organization is, and always will be, dependent upon the great talent and commitment of our volunteers.

Many people have gotten on board to help make a difference, and the changes we have seen have been tremendous! You don’t have to have a lot of time – something small on your part can make a huge difference on our part - just an extra pair of hands can be all that’s needed to turn a project into a success! In addition to helping Chabad, it gives you the opportunity to meet and interact with other members of our community.

Getting involved is as simple as filling out the form below and looking over the attached sheet which lists the areas in which we could use your help. You can also print out our Volunteer form by clicking here and after checking off the area or areas where you would like to contribute your time and/or talents, you can mail or fax (206-984-3854) both pages back to us.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Volunteer Skills/Interests Assessment Form

Your Information:
First Name:
Last Name:

We're old friends -You have my information! (skip below section)
State: Zip:

TIME - I am available to volunteer:

Weekdays - Business Hours

Weekdays - Evenings


I would prefer:

One-time opportunities

Short-term opportunities

Long-term opportunities

Identifying Specific Skills & Interests

A skill is something you do well (e.g., an ability, a competence, a talent, a capacity). Not every skill, however, is supported by an interest. Some of the things you do well, you may do for survival reasons, or because you have to; e.g., balancing a checkbook.

An interest is something that intrigues you or positively motivates you (i.e., something you like to do). Not every interest is supported by a skill. You may wish you could play the piano or snowboard, but lack the skill to do so.

Please select the skills you have, that you would like to volunteer for our Chabad House…
CPA AR AP Budgeting
Budget Analysis Tax Expert Banking
Information Technology
Network Software Hardware Repairs
Web Design/Development
Price Comparison Inventory Management Shopping
Office Administration
Reception/Greeting Phones Data entry/Typing


Prepare mailings & packages Filing Emailing


Mail management

Data management

Chairperson Menu Entertainment Welcome Table
Sound systems Photography Permits Donation Solicitation
Set-up/Clean-up Decorating Cooking Waiting Tables
Maintaining Linens Ushers

Age Group: Lesson Planning Materials Prep Teaching Assistant
Guest Speakers Hebrew Current Events
Branding Direct Mail Graphic Design
Fleet Services
Car Repair Car Detailing Insurance Driving
Building Maintenance
Repairs Cleaning


Interior Designing
Equipment Donations Equipment maintenance Events set-up
Grant Writing Donor management system Thank you letters Ebay sales
Mining new donors Events planning Auction donations
Media Relations
Press Releases Writing Stories Press Liaison
Building Earthquake, Fire Terrorist Event Events Security
Evacuation Planning Hardware System
Equipment donations Events historian Photo librarian Videographer
Keeping Connected Kiddush New Community Members Social Media (eg. Facebook)
Social Groups Newsletter Writing Newsletter Distribution Media Relations
Challah baking/distribution Visiting Welcome wagon Hospital visits

Jail visits

Volunteer Development Yahrtzeit Board
Public Speaking Non-profit management Strategic planning Business planning
Banking Relations Human Resource management
Identifying General Skills & Interests

Interest Skill Category Includes Activities Such As...
Research Observe, investigate, study, measure, test, examine

Analysis Analyze, compare, evaluate, differentiate, identify

Problem-solving Troubleshoot, improve, critique, redesign, solve

Systematizing Coordinate, organize, develop procedures

Planning Plan short-term or long-term, forecast, set goals

Leadership Lead, advise, govern, inspire, motivate, assert, decide

Follow-through Persist, bring to closure, obtain results, tenacity

Mentoring Mentor, coach, help others to grow and learn

Innovation Invent, adapt, develop, change, break with convention

Artistry Create, draw, sketch, design

Empathy Understand needs of others, relate to issues/concerns

Writing Write clearly, communicate effectively