Jewish Service Programs

* Prices before Masa grant

Israel Volunteers Association (Sherut Leumi)
  • 10 months ($9,500–$12,500 USD)
  • Haifa, Jerusalem, and Be'er Sheva

The Israeli Volunteer Association (IVA) aims to create social change by promoting the value of volunteerism in Israel. Promoting solidarity, equality and social justice, the IVA enables young people to engage in a meaningful volunteering work, endowing them with social and professional skills. Volunteer in the areas of medicine, education, or welfare.  Learn More

Kol Ami
  • 9 months ($11,000 USD)
  • Various Locations

A leadership-building program that nurtures links between leaders of the next generation, employing the most efficient tool for effecting change: the creation of common and life-altering experiences. An intensive 9 month program in Israel for Israelis and their peers in the Jewish world, open to any young adult committed to exploring their Jewish identity. In English with activities promoting personal growth and empowerment.  Learn More

Maccabi World Union
  • 9 months ($12,000 USD)
  • Ramat Gan

The program will offer you a chance to learn Hebrew (Ulpan), learn and connect to your Jewish roots through learning experiences and exploring Israel, and most importantly volunteer in Israeli sports & educational organizations who are dedicated to social change and instilling values through sport. You will have a chance to be part of the production of mega sport events with the Maccabi movement, and the peak of the year will be when you will join the 21st Maccabiah organizing team, helping Maccabi world union welcome 10,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries. This program is perfect for sport enthusiasts who are looking to volunteer, make connections with local Israelis and peers from around the world. Learn More

Hashomer HaChadash
  • 10 months ($6,000 USD)
  • Hadera

Participants from around the world have the opportunity to connect to the land of Israel and its people, in an 8-12 month enriching program, working alongside Israelis. By connecting to the land of Israel, engaging in values of mutual responsibility and giving, the ability to bring about change becomes more of a reality. Deepening connections to the land of Israel and to one another, inspiring journeys, and a profound feeling of responsibility.  Learn More

Project TEN
  • 10 months ($8,000 USD)
  • Kibbutz Harduf and Mitzpe Ramon

Project TEN is an opportunity for Israelis and young Jewish adults to come from all over the world for an empowering Tikkun Olam experience. Through volunteer work, service-learning, and leadership development, Project TEN cultivates a network of Jewish social activists committed to Jewish identity, Jewish values, and action-driven change.  Learn More

  • 10 months (Cost TBA)
  • Tel Aviv-Yafo

BINA Gap Year in Tel Aviv is a life-changing 10-month experience that combines: communal living with Israelis, experiential learning, hands-on volunteering, travel, and leadership training. Explore Jewish and Israeli culture from a secular and cultural perspective with an emphasis on social justice!  Learn More

  • 10 months ($14,000 USD)
  • Tel Aviv-Jaffa/Holon

Located in two cities in the center of Israel—Jaffa and Holon—Telem-Jaffa extends to the outside world, as you’ll put the ideas of social justice learned in the classroom into action by volunteering in the community where you live—in local schools and community centers, in Arab-Jewish coexistence projects, with the Ethiopian Jewish community, immigrants, and refugees. Volunteering can also be done in the Mechina’s learning center, operated entirely by Mechina students, to help local neighborhood kids.  Learn More

Torat Chessed
  • 10 months ($25,000 USD)
  • Bet Elazraki Children’s home, Netanya

Participants will spend your mornings and evenings learning about – and engaging – your Jewish tradition. Every afternoon will be dedicated to the children at the Bet Elazraki children’s home. Students will become their counselors, mentors, and friends and will develop a deep connection with these special children, become an integral part of their lives, and experience the amazing feeling of helping another.  Learn More

  • 10 months (Cost TBA)
  • Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Participants choose from a long list of unique volunteer opportunities at impressive companies and organisations. Participants also get to explore the hidden gems of Israel through weekly trips and excursions, study fascinating topics including Hebrew and enjoy independent living in furnished apartments in the centre of Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.  Learn More

Kibbutz Ulpan
  • 10 months ($3,000 USD)
  • Various Locations

A 5-month multi-level language program sponsored by Masa Israel Journey that amalgamates studying Hebrew, meeting amazing people from all over the world and having a unique experience of becoming part of a rural Israeli community, living and working alongside locals on a kibbutz.  Learn More

Kibbutz Volunteer
  • 10–12 months ($800 USD)
  • Various Locations

Volunteers can stay for 8 to 12 months and volunteer 5 days per week. Volunteers have opportunities to work in a variety of trades and industries; including agriculture, animal services, factories, tourism and education.  Learn More

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