Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to feel closer to congregants, clergy and staff?

There is almost no better thing you can do than to be a volunteer at TES. Your contribution of time and talent is indispensable to our success and for you to meet other volunteers and feel connected to the TES family.

TES provides many opportunities to be included, creative and loved as you express your values and collaborate with other wise Temple members. Ask any one of the seventy-five who currently serve on our board or a committee and hear what we gain when we give in this way. In addition to meeting our needs for fun social contacts, we learn new skills and practice ways to be creative and productive.

People are always welcome to assist in beautifying our building and grounds, helping community members meet their material needs, hosting services and developing religious and other educational experiences. We also welcome additions to our groups concerned with membership, financing, safety and security among others. We have seventeen standing committees and additional ad hoc teams form throughout the year.

Whether you are available for an hour once in a while, once a month or once a day, we have a place that could be meaningful for you.

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities:

  • Adult Education
  • Bikkur Holim (food for congregants who are ill)
  • Building & Grounds
  • Cemetery
  • Communication
  • Dues
  • Gift Shop
  • Hosting/Welcoming (at services and events)
  • Human Resources
  • In-Door Plant Care
  • Landscaping
  • Library
  • Membership
  • Photography (for specific events)
  • Religious Practices
  • Social Justice
  • Tech (Zoom hosting and cameras)
  • Ways and Means

For more information, contact Office Manager Kathy Balint at 541-488-2909 or office@emekshalom.org.