Volunteer Activities

Pantry Packers

Age: Whole family Language: English, Hebrew
Pantry Packers is a wonderful tourist attraction and volunteer organization that packs rice for the needy. This is a great activity for a birthday party or a Bar / Bat Mitzva activity.

Pina Chama

Age: Whole Family Language: English, Hebrew
The Pina Chama (a cozy corner), is a place where soldiers can stop for a bit of rest, for a drink, something to eat or just a kind word on the way to their bases. It is located at the Gush Etzion Junction and run by volunteers.

Shalva National Center – Family Tours

Age: Whole Family Language: English, Hebrew
With the opening of their new state of art Shalva National Center, Shalva invites families to come on an interactive tour. You will see first hand, the special work that Shalva and its' staff and volunteers do for families with children with special needs.


Age: Whole Family Language: English
Make SHEKEL-Community Services for People with Special Needs one of your stops next time you are in Israel. Enjoy special hands on workshops with Shekel residents in honor of your family or Bar/Bat Mitzva.

Susan’s House Workshops

Age: Whole Family Language: English, Hebrew
Susan's House runs art workshops for families and is a great place for a party or a Bar / Bat Mitzva activity. Susan's House is a non profit organization that teaches at risk teens creative skills to be productive in society.

Volunteering with Afikim

Age: Ages 12+ Language: English, Hebrew
Volunteer at Afikim with kids from impoverished families. Volunteers can help provide food, tutoring, special programming and more.