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Opportunities at Congregation Or Chadash
Congregation member volunteers will be trained to
visit those who are ill or infirm or at the time of a death of a loved one, to
provide help or companionship as needed. Can be occasional or regular
Plans projects and events to help Or Chadash raise funds,
such as the recent Pride Flag project. Meets irregularly. Can also do time-limited projects.
Plans classes and other educational activities for the congregation. Meets 4-5 times/year.
Works with the Director of Membership to recruit new members,
maintain contact with current members, plan new member events and develop
activities to retain current members. Meets irregularly.
Oversees Friday night services; coordinates training for
service leaders; plans services for High Holidays and other holiday celebrations
throughout the year. Meets every other month.
Social Action Committee:
Coordinates Or Chadash participation in social action
activities, such as the Aids Walk; organizes the collection of Tzedakah boxes;
keeps members informed of other social action issues and events in the
Organize hospitality for a Friday
evening oneg or pot luck dinner. You need to arrive half hour before servicesstart services to help set up, and stay until all has been cleaned up and put away (usually by 10:00 pm). Instructions provided.
Or Chadash’s Choir first performed at High Holy Days in 2005. This was
a great success and choir director Judith Golden has continued to meet
and find additional opportunities to sing. Members should be committed to
attending scheduled rehearsals.
The Gala is Or Chadash’s main fundraising event of the year. Volunteers
are needed for the silent auction; publicity; set-up; etc. The Gala is usually
held at the end of February or early March. This is a time-limited activity,
When Or Chadash plans a social event, such as attending a play or
movie, going bowling, etc. a volunteer is needed to serve as the ‘point person’
for the event (deciding where to meet, publicizing the event, answering questions,
etc.). Suggestions for social activities also welcomed.
Following a training workshop, volunteers
will be called on to lead or co-lead Friday evening or Saturday morning services throughout the year.
I know how to read Hebrew and am willing to be called on to read from the Torah.
I have a
specific project that I would like to launch at Or Chadash.
Please provide the following contact information:
Name, Contact Information