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Volunteer Opportunities

During this time of social distancing, don’t find yourself disconnected from your temple community. There are several important volunteer opportunities that you can do from the comfort and safety of your own home. Browse current opportunities below, and reach out to Jennifer Braham if you have a volunteer idea that isn’t posted.

 

Updated April 1, 2020

Phone Support for Congregant Technology Needs

Location: Your own home

Job duties:

  • Assist congregants with the use of online platforms so they are able to participate in temple functions.
  • Over the phone, talk congregants through using Zoom, YouTube streaming, and Facebook livestream (all platforms that the temple will utilize for services, meetings, and learning.)
  • Over the phone, help congregants download, explore, and utilize various grocery delivery or curbside apps to ensure they stay safe while getting the supplies they need.

Age requirement: 18 years or older

Why this opportunity matters: At an unprecedented time when technology is vital to connect with others, we don’t want to leave any congregant behind in their opportunity to engage with temple life.

Contact: Jennifer Braham, Jennifer.braham@bethshalomaustin.org

Phone Buddies for Fellow Congregants

This volunteer opportunity is currently full.

Location: Your own home

Job duties:

  • Call an assigned list of congregants once a week to provide friendly conversation and check-ins.
  • Age requirement: 18 years or older

Why this opportunity matters: We want all congregants to feel connected within congregational life, and phone calls can truly brighten someone’s day.

Contact: Jennifer Braham, Jennifer.braham@bethshalomaustin.org


Hineinu: Providing consolation, comfort, and friendship

The purpose of a Hineinu volunteer is to provide consolation, comfort, and friendship to our members who have lost a loved one. Learn more.

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