Volunteer

Shabbat Walk Volunteer Registration Forms

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with Shabbat Walk. Please see below the various volunteering opportunities you can choose from.

Volunteer below 18 year old Register below (for parents to complete with child)

REGISTER HERE

Hospital Volunteer / above 18 year old Register below

REGISTER HERE

Helping families

Helping families after school and on Shabbos

Many families approach us for extra assistance as they struggle with day to day life. An hour of your time can make such a difference to their lives.

These families include families with:

Special needs children, New borns, struggling emotionally or financially.

When:

After school, on shabbos and over the weekend.

Type of help

Homework help, supper time, taking out to the park etc.

Minimum age: 13+

Visiting Care homes

Visiting Care homes

Many Jewish residents would appreciate a visit on shabbos afternoon. A friendly face to say good shabbos to or to play a game of bingo.

When:

Friday afternoon/night (winter), Shabbos afternoon.

Type of help:

Singing, befriending, bingo, reading.

Minimum age: 11+

Kisharon Music sessions

Kisharon Music sessions

We are proud to be able to be in partnership with Kisharon and assist with some of the activities in the assisted living. One such activity is a music session where the residents have a weekly opportunity to showcase their singing skills and dance moves.

When:

Tuesday 515-6 (Monterpilliar)
Wednesday 530-630 (Leeside)

Type of help:

Adding atmosphere and encouraging the residents to participate in the music session

Minimum age: 11+(Male)

Hospital Visitation and shifts

Hospital Visitation and shifts

Join our amazing group of volunteers who visit patients in hospital and also provide their families with much needed respite.

Type of help:

Visiting patients, befriending long term and mental health patients, overnight shifts, day time shifts, shabbos shifts.

When and where:

On a daily basis in all London hospitals

Minimum age: 18+

Walking out to hospitals on Shabbos

Walking out to hospitals on Shabbos

Shabbos can be a really lonely time for patients in hospital as they may not receive the visitors and friends who would normally visit. This provides us an opportunity to walk out and visit them.

Type of help:

Visiting patients, befriending long term and mental health patients

When and where:

Shabbos in all London hospitals

Minimum age: 16+

Tuesday night packing session

Tuesday night soup packs session

Our Beis Yaacov volunteers peel, pack and deliver soup packets ready for soup making to some of our families who find this one less stress to deal with.

Type of help:

Peeling and cutting vegetables

When and where:

Tuesday 6:30pm. Please contact your coordinator for more details

Age: 12-18

Cheder

Cheder for special needs children on Sunday morning.

On Sunday morning some of our families with special needs get some extra respite by sending their child to a cheder catering for special needs children of a certain ability.Our volunteers help run the cheder.

Type of help:

Davening, assisting with putting on tefillin, encouraging, assisting with the programme.

When and where:

Sunday 11-1 in Golders Green

Age: 16+ (Male)

Holidays and yom tov helping

Holidays and yom tov helping

On yom tovs and holidays a large number of our regular volunteers are away. At the same time this is a time where families struggle the most.

Type of help:

Hospital visits, Helping families in need. Visiting care homes

When and where

Daily during holidays and Yom Tov. Across London

Age: 12+