The Atlantic Jewish Council

Volunteer Oppurtunties in the Atlantic Jewish Community!

Two Friends Doing Yoga in Front of Shalom Sign

The Atlantic Jewish community thrives and continues to grow because of all the involvement and work from our volunteers. Throughout the year, we have numerous opportunities for volunteers of the community to get involved! Some of the opportunities are listed below. If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Naomi at or 902-422-7491 ex. 222

Volunteer oppurtunities in the Community

Israel Advocacy Committee

Over the year the Atlantic Jewish Council runs many events in Atlantic Canada to garner advocacy and solidarity with Israel. The need for volunteers at these events are to help set up, run, and take down events.

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Each year around May 14 (Israeli Independence day), the AJC hosts an event in celebration of the day. The event is for the whole community to come together and celebrate the time in history. The role of the volunteers at the event would be to help with the set up, running, and take down of…

PJ Library

The PJ LIBRARY program (PJ, as in pajamas) is a program that provides families raising Jewish children (ages six months to 8 years) in Atlantic Canada with a FREE treasury of Jewish books and music! Every month, families enrolled in PJ LIBRARY receive a high-quality, expert-curated and kid-tested, Jewish book or CD (one per family) as a gift from the community.…

UJA Campaign Volunteers

Each year we look for volunteers to help us for our annual United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Campaign of Atlantic Canada! Please contact Naomi ( for more information. Whether you’re new to Atlantic Canada or you’ve lived here all of your life, this is your chance to get involved, meet new people, and help strengthen the…

Holocaust Education

We hold events in commemoration of the Holocaust. The main event in which volunteers are generally needed is the reading of the names. As well as other events such as the recent “Who will write our history” screening to help greet guests and aid in the running of the event.