For your convenience, we have created a Facebook group for Jack & Jill volunteers: Join the Facebook Group!

Corporate Volunteers

Jack & Jill provides many opportunities for the business community to invest directly in the needs of children and families. By joining our Corporate Partners Program, your organization will help support the Center. Organizations may be able to:

    • Hold food and clothing drives
    • Organize a service project at the Center
    • Participate in our Holiday Family Adoption Program
    • Read to our students at Family Story Night

All volunteers must have a valid form of identification with them for each visit in order to complete a Silver Shield background screening. For more information on how to get your company involved, please contact Alana Wortsman, Business Development Manager, at awortsman@jackandjillcenter.org // 954.463.8772 x 217.

Individual Volunteers

Volunteers may be able to: tutor students, be a classroom helper, organize the J&J Boutique, assist in the kitchen or maintenance. All student volunteers must be at least 9th graders in high school.

All individual volunteers must pass a VECHS background screening through the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.  Additionally, all volunteers must have a valid form of identification with them for each visit in order to complete a Silver Shield background screening. For more information on volunteer opportunities, please contact Sydney Stelter, Marketing Coordinator, at sstelter@jackandjillcenter.org // 954.463.8772 x 255 or apply online.

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Please note: When you are requesting a letter or any type of form for your school you must put in the request at least 2 weeks prior.

United Way ReadingPals

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to limited parking caused by the construction of The Madelaine Halmos Academy, Reading Pals will only be held at the Academy at the Salvation Army until further notice.

United Way of Broward is seeking enthusiastic adults and college/high school students to volunteer their time as ReadingPals at Jack & Jill Children’s Center and Jack & Jill Elementary School. United Way ReadingPals provides all books and literacy tools.  Volunteers read with a child for one hour a week for 25 weeks. This is an amazing way to make a direct impact on the children at Jack & Jill while having a whole lot of fun!

  • Share your love of reading and learning
  • Mentor an Elementary Student
  • Read One-on-One with a Child
  • Teach and promote literacy

 

Please contact Kristen Lewis at klewis@unitedwaybroward.org or (954) 453-3742 if you are interested. Jacqueline Berlin coordinates the ReadingPal Program at our Center, so you may also reach out to her with questions: jberlin@jackandjillcenter.org // 954.463.8772 x 101.