Below, you can find events, external volunteer opportunities, and resources in the Jewish Community.

To learn more, click on the posters or the links in the descriptions.

Events in the Community 

Schechter Spark is an annual fundraiser where Camp Solomon Schechter Fundraiser raise critical funds for the organization. They are hosting three different events.
You’re invited to join them in-person on Sunday, May 5th in Portland, Seattle, or British Columbia for this adults-only fundraiser event celebrating the lasting connections forged over 70 years at Camp Solomon Schechter!

External Volunteer Opportunities 

Yaffa House Vancouver, a group home for Jewish adults with mental illnesses, is currently recruiting volunteers to do weekly, in-person activities with their residents for 1-2 hours. Scheduling is flexible and you will have an opportunity to meet with an amazing group of individuals. If you are interested or would like to know more, please email Ava Katz at

Do you like to write? Do you like to read? Would you like to contribute to our senior community?

Jewish Seniors Alliance is seeking an imaginative volunteer for Editor-in-Chief of Senior Line magazine, published three times a year. The magazine reports on issues relevant to seniors.   It is full of art, literature, personal inspirational stories and much more.

For Past Issues of the Seniors Line Click Here

Contact Liz Azeroual at

Community Resources

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Vancouver (HFLA), is a non-profit organization that offers interest-free loans to help Jewish individuals overcome financial challenges and build better lives. 

HFLA has put together a short two minute video to demonstrate the work that they do in our community.

Click here to watch it 

You can also learn more about HFLA’s work by visiting their website at

JFS is here to help individuals and families at all ages and stages of life in the Jewish and broader community. Their 3 departments are Family and Adult ResourcesSeniors, and Counselling.

Click here to learn more