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For those who want to volunteer but can not commit to a long period of volunteering, there are many short-term or one-time volunteering options.

Yad Sarah

The backbone of Yad Sarah is its “army” of volunteers. From town and country, from all walks of life, men and women of all ages, in every corner of Israel, give of their time and abilities to make Yad Sarah work. There would be no Yad Sarah without them. With over 6,000 volunteers, of whom about 2,000 work on a regular basis from two to six times a week, and only a minimum number in salaried positions, this is virtually a volunteer-run organization.... More Details

Nefesh B'Nefesh

Nefesh B'Nefesh offers a wide range of volunteering options such as: Helping new Olim with the Aliyah process, Helping to pack and send packages to lone soldiers and more... More Details

Leket Israel

Serving as the country's National Food Bank and largest food rescue network, Leket Israel works with about 45,000 volunteers to alleviate the problem of nutritional insecurity among the growing numbers of Israel's poor. Leket Israel offers nutrition education, capacity building, and food safety projects to further assist our partners. More Details

Table to Table

Table to Table collect food from different events and transfer them to soup kitchens and needy.
contact: Reut reut@tabletotable.org.il Address: Hasadna 11, Raanana
Cellphone: 052-4678141
Phone: 09-7441757
Fax: 09-7405785 More Details

Meir Panim

Meir Panim Includes 14 restaurants provide approximately one million meals to the needy, nine centers of "Power of Giving" - warehouses for domestic, centers for children at risk and more... More Details


The Jaffa Institute provides educational, recreational and social enrichment programs which enhance the self-esteem and academic performance of each child in our care, thereby enabling them to succeed academically and break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in the greater South Tel Aviv area. More Details

Ezer MiZion

Ezer Mizion, the Israel Health Support Organization, offers an extensive range of medical and social support services to help Israel's sick, disabled, elderly and underprivileged populations. Since its founding in 1979, Ezer Mizion has grown to become one of the largest non-profit organizations in Israel, benefiting over 650,000 people every year. More Details

Ruach Tova

Ruach-Tova is the one-stop shop for any individual, group or organization wishing to volunteer, and for any person, group or organization requiring aid. Ruach-Tova took upon itself the task of developing volunteerism in Israel – and to do so, we provide counseling, guidance and assistance to both the volunteers and the recipients of their help. More Details

Hadassah Medical Center

Volunteers work in partnership with our staff, giving their time in support of our mission. Speak to Professor Ben Yehuda or to our head nurse, Ronit Halperin to arrange a schedule of activities or services. More Details

One-time voluntary nationwide

  • Association Ahava (אהב"ה) for Animal Rescue needs a short-term manager volunteer for volunteer management in operation to rescue cats. The volunteering is by phone and email. Important to have management skills, initiative and the ability to motivate people to volunteer, and knowing how to activate them. The volunteering is six hours a week(flexible days - including weekend) for 4 weeks. For details send email to:israel4animals@gmail.com .


  • The Association for immediate help for Holocaust survivors, seeking a volunteer with a completely independent functioning for managing and motivating volunteers to help Holocaust survivors. Preferably someone who's available for two hours a day, hours and days are flexible. (Possible even over the weekend) all by telephone. For details send email to: Helpline1939@gmail.com .


  • The "Unistream" association needs volunteers to make workshops for youth aged 15-18 in February in centers in Safed, Maalot, Eilat and Rahat. The topics of the workshops will be on; writing a business plan, feasibility study, market research and raising capital. The association provides the presentation and lesson plan. For those interested please contact Batsheva bat7.m@unistream.co.il or by phone: 054-2373411.


  • To "Haim Be Plus" association which works for the empowerment and economic stability, required photographers to photograph and produce videos of events (volunteers should be vehicle owners). Days and hours are flexible. You can contact Mindy 054-4451961 or mindy@chaimbeplus.org


One-time volunteer in the North


  • For Youth religious cultural center "Neve Shanan", Volunteers needed for packaging and distribution of food. Food packaging takes place from 8:00 to 17:30 and distribution from -17:30-20:30. You can contact Bentzi phone 052-5608042 or Email: benzikatz@013.net.il.


  • The Employment Center "Kesher Adama" in Bustan Hagalil needs volunteers to make sessions and workshops for mental health from aged 18 and over. Center activity times are: Sunday - Thursday 8:00 to 14:00. Contact Avi: 050-7323696 or Email: betybloo@gmail.com .


  • The Municipality of Afula needs a handyman for special education kindergarten aged 3-7 in the city. Professional knowledge is not required but volunteers should be familiar with maintenance. For details contact Orna phone: 052-4323047.


  • The Association "Shachen Tov" (good neighbor) in Tiberias needs volunteers for packing food and volunteers with vehicle to distribute the food. Volunteering on Thursdays from 19:30 to 22:00 time. For more details call Shlomi, phone: 050-3402408.


  • For the program "Kehila Regisha" (Accessible Community) in Hadera, which aimed to expand the quality and level of participation of people with disabilities in recreational activities, culture and society, Volunteers needed to make Stand-up, laughter workshop and so on. In 16.1.13 from 18:00 to 19:00 in Hadera. For details contact Simon 052-3981797.


  • The Association "Simcha LaYeled" in Haifa which works for sick children and their families, Needs volunteers for watching children from preschool to age 18 who are hospitalized for a long time and are often without a family. For contact details and coordination call Adina: 054-3050390.


  • "Tzaar Bali Chaim" in Haifa needs volunteers to take out kennels dogs for a walk, Sunday - Thursday from 08:00 to 15:00, and on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 to 13:00. For details call Shaul, phone: 04-8729696.


  • "Leket Israel" needs volunteers for picking vegetables for the needy, taking place in Nahalal, Also groups are required for activites in the place, Sunday - Thursday. For details please contact Zeevi volunteer@leket.org.


One-time volunteering in HaSharon area

  • Residence of the "Neshi Cherut BeIsrael" (Women of freedom in Israel) needs volunteers to make session or workshop for preschool children. The activity takes place on Sunday to Friday between the hours of 7:00 to 17:00. Suitable to volunteers from ages above 12. You can contact Yaffa at: 050-7493563.


  • Cafe "Cafe Kmo Pa'am" - a social club for Holocaust survivors in Bat Yam, Needs volunteers to make sessions on various topics, especially with proper equipment for musical activities: dancing, singing and more. On Mondays from 16:30 to 18:30. For details call Loreli: 050-7548876.


  • "Beit Mashhad" - a nursing home in Herzliya, needs volunteers to make sessions / lectures / classes on various subjects suitable for the elderly. Sunday - Thursday and Saturday from 8:30 to 12:00 or 16:30 to 18:00. and on Friday between the hours of 8:30 to 12:00. For details call Orly: 054-8040605.


  • The association "Amiram" in Netanya needs volunteers with vehicles to distribute food to the needy on 02/07/13 for details call Gilad: 050-5305665.


  • "Leket Israel" needs volunteers to collect and transfer surplus food to the needy in the afternoon in the Sharon region, for volunteers with a car. For details please contact Zeevi: volunteer@leket.org .


One-time volunteering in the center area

  • Organization for immediate help for Holocaust survivors is seeking for cooks to make nutritious meals with medical limitations + providing company to lonely Holocaust survivors, sick and needy, in Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Bat Yam, Rehovot, Netanya and more. Because of poor financial condition of the association, the association can not afford the ingredients for a meal, for details email: Helpline1939@gmail.com.


  • A soup kitchen "Lasova" in Tel Aviv needs volunteers to serve food to the needy on Sunday - Thursday between the hours of 10:30 to 14:00. For details contact UDI: 050-6879707.


  • Association for immediate help for Holocaust survivors is seeking for volunteers to help a Holocaust survivor who lives in Tel Aviv and needs constant care until approval from Social Security for nursing worker, even one-time hours will help in any time. helpline1939@gmail.com


  • Project "Masait Nodedet" (traveling truck) of the "Latet" needs volunteers (with a car) for food distribution for needy families in south Tel Aviv. Volunteering takes place on the last Wednesday of each month from 15:30 to 19:00. For details, please send an email to Yana: yana@latet.org.il .


  • WIZO in Tel Aviv is seeking for volunteers to help organize the clothes coming from donations and help in selling them. Volunteering takes place on Sunday - Thursday from 8:00 to 16:00. You can contact Delia phone: 054-4245586.


  • "Mazon LaChaim" (Food for Life) in Tel Aviv - works for needy families, needs volunteers for packaging food and food distribution. Contact Efrat phone: 050-2336644.


  • Association "Gag LaChaiot" (roof for Animals) in Holon, needs volunteers (14+) to take out dogs for a walk, care and attention for dogs, assistance in adopting days, cleaning of cages and more. Volunteering from Thursday to Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00. Contact Ethel by phone 054-7727821 or email animals_roof_org@walla.com.


  • Branch of "Wizo" in Ramat Gan is seeking for volunteers to help with sales in "Mini Bazar", For details contact Judith phone 054-2472664.


One-time volunteering in the South and Jerusalem

  • "Hut HaMeshulash" in Jerusalem - a warm home for youth, needs a professional or a student who can help fixing little computer problems. Contact Moran: 02-6254027 or email moran@meshulash.org


  • Association "Ezrat Avot" in Jerusalem needs volunteers (with a car) for food packaging and distribution to needy families. The activity takes place on Sunday - Thursday, flexible hours. Contact Sarah: 02-5825107 or email: info@ezratavot.org .


  • Association "Ezra" in Jerusalem needs volunteers to assist in the maintenance and renovation of houses of families in distress: Assistance minor modifications, electrical work and painting of houses. Volunteering days and hours are flexible. contact Peggy: 057-3132287.


  • "Shabbatot Ve Chagim" that helps youth at-risk in Jerusalem needs volunteers to spend Saturdays with the boys in the club of the association and will accompany them in Shabbat meals. Contact Eli: 050-7703074 or email shabat.chag@gmail.com  .


  • Residence of the "Freedom women in Israel" in Kiryat Malachi needs volunteers for Clowning activities for children from age 3 months to three years. Volunteering from Sunday to Thursday from 7:00 to 12:00 or 14:30 to 19:00. Call Malka: 050-7387325 or email: malkai3@walla.com.


  • The "נ.כ.ח." (giving as a way of life) is working to create a social\active movement with volunteering and good deeds. The assocaition is looking for volunteers with vehicles for secretly food distribution to needy families with teenagers in Ashdod, days and hours are flexible. For details contact Abraham: 054-4634546.


  • A branch of the "Akim" is Ashkelon, which works for people with mental retardation in ages 45-70, is looking for volunteers to make activities on baking, photography, singing and more. Sunday and Wednesday hours: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 to 11:00. For details contact Edith: 052-4767434.


  • The Club "HaSharkanim" (whistlers) in Ashdod - for children and youth with motor disabilities from ages 12-20, is looking for volunteers to make activities or classes in music, art, movement, etc.. Monday - Wednesday, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (can also come for partly time). For details call Barbara: 052-8395877.


  • "Chasdey Naomi" association in Jerusalem is looking for volunteers for packing food Sunday - Thursday from 10:00-20:00, even for 1 hour or more. Contact details Shuli / Brachi: 052-7884477.


  • Association "Lemaan Kashish" (for the Elderly) in Sderot is looking for volunteers to give sessions for the elderly. Sunday - Thursday from 10:00 to 12:30. for details contact Miri: 057-8848859.


  • Boarding school "Eden" - Home for girls at risk from ages 12-18 in Kibbutz Karmia is looking for volunteers to give sessions and workshops for the girls in wide variety of disciplines. Sunday - Thursday, from 8:30 to 12:30 or 16:00 to 19:00. contact Merav: 050-645151.


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