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Teen Volunteer Program

Make a Difference: Become a Champion of Inclusion

If you are a Boston-area teen in grades 10 – 12, you can apply to be a volunteer in Gateways’ Jewish Education Programs!

Our Teen Volunteer Program isn’t your average volunteer experience. What makes our program stand out is not the skillset you’ll gain or the volunteer hours you’ll collect, but the relationships that you’ll build with students as you support them in experiencing a Jewish education that is both accessible and meaningful.

Volunteers receive weekly training and support from on-site special education teachers and administrators, learning valuable skills they can take with them to college and beyond.

How to Apply

Apply to Become a Gateways Teen Volunteer!

Teen Volunteer Program applications for fall 2024 are open through June 16, 2024. Apply today here!

Questions? Please contact our Teen Volunteer Coordinator, Jodi Katz.

Teen Volunteer Stories

Program Structure and Fees

There is a $250 annual training and materials fee* for participation in the Teen Volunteer Program.

*These fees will be waived for any family that indicates that the costs will present a hardship.

Teen Madrichim Curriculum

Bring our teen training program to your school!

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