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Teen Mitzvah Corps – Summer Experience

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2020

$336 – $380
Teen Mitzvah Corps: Learn. Volunteer. Lead.

Volunteer. Lead. Learn.
Teens will explore the issue of food insecurity in the area. They’ll learn together, hear from local experts, and lead projects to help people in need.

Dates: July 15-August 13
Tuesdays-Thursdays | 10:30 am-12:30 pm and 1:30-2:30 pm
Tuesdays + Wednesdays: virtual Zoom meetings; Thursdays: outdoor meetings at the SJCC (weather permitting)

Ages: 13-18, open to teens from all backgrounds

Cost: $336 SJCC members; $380 guests
Registration fee includes a $36 donation to the SJCC.

More details:

  • Time commitment is 10 hours a week plus reading or podcast listening outside of the program
  • Experience will be virtual until able to safely meet in outdoor space at the Stroum JCC
  • Teens will learn about food insecurity in the local Seattle area and focus on populations most vulnerable to food insecurity
  • Teens will read relevant articles and books, and listen to podcasts, hear from expert guest speakers, and participate in discussions and programs in large and small groups
  • Teens will lead volunteer projects in conjunction with the Stroum JCC to help create a food bank for those in need in the community
  • Guest speakers from non-profit organizations in the Seattle area will help teens dive deeper into the understanding of community needs and relevant issues, specifically related to food insecurity
  • Families will be included each week through emails and volunteer opportunities
  • Presented in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
$336 – $380
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Organizer

Stroum Jewish Community Center
Phone:
206-232-7115
Email:
info@sjcc.org
Website:
https://sjcc.org

Other

Event Partners:
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

Venue

Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 E Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA United States
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Phone:
206-232-7115
Website:
SJCC.org