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Volunteer in Israel

Volunteering is a great way to experience local culture, and the possibilities are endless. At the HUJI Global Alumni Association, we're excited to help you find your ideal opportunity, whether short-term or extended. Let's match you for a seamless and fulfilling volunteer journey! 

Ruach Tova

(“Good Spirit” in Hebrew) is the leading organization in the field of volunteering in Israel, specializing in matching volunteers with organizations.



A unique international, apolitical non-profit organization, which encourages  young people ages 18-35 to volunteer in community activities tailored and adjusted to their worldview and the way they live.


La Escuelita

is a non-profit that assists and supports Latin American immigrants, strengthening the community and its presence in Israeli society.


Save A Child's Heart

SACH treats children suffering from congenital and rheumatic heart disease who have little access to care in their own countries, giving them a chance at a healthy life. Volunteers are responsible for organizing games and activities for the children, and provide care and emotional support to the children and their families during their stay in Israel, pre- and post-procedure. All volunteers also take part in our #EndlessLev fundraising initiative, where they have the chance to share their experience and become ambassadors for Save a Child’s Heart.



SPCA Israel takes in abandoned animals and tries to locate new homes for them. They provide various services to the community, including a veterinary clinic with subsidized fees, a boarding facility for pets, rescueand collection of animals in trouble, and a departmentof education and guidance.



Meir Panim is an NGO that runs local restaurants where
low-income individuals are served nutritious meals, free of charge.


The Lasova Association cares for the basic needs of every person. Through their three restaurants, they provide a hot lunch for more than 2,000 people, caring for more than 100 homeless individuals in their 6 roof shelters, and caring
for approximately 1,000 children through 19 youth homes spread out between Kiryat Shmona and Arad.



Israeli Humanitarian Aid (Hebrew for “to give”), was established in order to reduce poverty, for the sake of creating a just and better society. LATET provides assistance to needy populations on a universal basis, by mobilizing civil society toward acts
of kindness and mutual responsibility, and promoting change on a national level.

Magen David Adom

Volunteer in Israel with the country’s national rescue organization, Magen David Adom. Experience life as a first responder and work on ambulances throughout Israel. Participants have the opportunity to learn about emergency medicine in Israel while volunteering on ambulances in the city of their choice for 5 weeks.


Eritrean Community Women’s Center

The Eritrean Women's Community Center, located in South Tel Aviv, is in the heart of the neighborhood where many Eritrean asylum seekers live.
The location is integral to providing access to those aiming to utilize
the services provided by the center.

African Refugee Development Centre

The African Refugee Development Center is a grassroots, community-based, non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 by African asylum seekers and Israeli citizens, in order to assist, protect and empower African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel. All of ARDC’s projects are supported by dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers, helping to transform their vision for the refugee and asylum seeker community in Israel into a reality.


The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

If you’ve got a green thumb, the Garden Club Volunteer Program at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens may be just the right place for you.
The program offers training and volunteer work in gardening, botany and sustainability.


Hadassah Medical Center is an Israeli medical organization that operates two university hospitals at Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus, as well as schools of medicine, dentistry, nursing and pharmacology affiliated with Hebrew University.
The center welcomes volunteers to work together with nursing staff, in the service laboratories, or in various tasks related to patient comfort and care.


Further Volunteering Opportunities
Interested in a volunteering experience other than the few we’ve mentioned above? Perhaps with the elderly, people with special needs, or children? The Municipality of Jerusalem can help you identify an organization or project
that suits you. For more information, please refer to their website or contact

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