Volunteering at the JCC Indianapolis

Volunteer at the JCC Indianapolis

The concept of community service is closely tied to the basic Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world), which urges us to make a difference in the lives of others who may be less fortunate.

The JCC Indianapolis has a need for volunteers in different areas at different times of the year.

Our JCC Community

J Cares is our community service group whose goal is to activate and engage our J community in service to the greater community year-round. Projects include food, clothing and book drives, and beautification or environmental clean-up projects.

Every fall, more than 25 volunteers help us to put on our month-long Ann Katz Festival of Books & Arts by greeting event-goers, taking tickets, serving refreshments, etc.

Jewish teens volunteer every spring for J-Serve.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • General Volunteering: JCC volunteers help create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Current opportunities include greeting members and guests as they enter the Fitness Center and light cleaning.
  • Annual Campaign Volunteering: Generosity comes in many forms, and it’s often the best way to support important causes that matter the most in our lives. We are looking for volunteers to assist with our fundraising initiatives so that we can meet our annual fundraising goals. 100% of the dollars raised toward the JCC Annual Campaign go directly back into our programs, so that we can continue to further our mission.
  • One-time Event/Committee Volunteer: We couldn’t host our signature events without our one-time event volunteers. Opportunities include, but are not limited to, Earth Day and the Ann Katz Festival of Books & Arts. Additionally, we are looking for member volunteers to serve on our committees and task forces.

Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteers play a crucial role in the success of our organization and in our ability to have a long-standing impact in our community. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the JCC. Please indicate below which volunteer opportunity you are interested in and complete the application to begin your volunteer journey. All volunteer applicants (other than one-time event volunteers) will be required to undergo a background check provided by the JCC.

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