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UJA is in a unique position to tap into OVER 100 beneficiary agencies, partners, and programs to both create and manage meaningful opportunities for young adult engagement, create custom opportunities, and respond to immediate needs in the community. There is endless potential to forge additional engagement partnerships, as we grow forward.

How to Get Involved

Kosher Meals on Wheels Delivery - A program run by Circle of Care, volunteers deliver meals to housebound Jews across the community.

Big Brother/Big Sister Program - A program run by Jewish Family & Child Service (JF&CS) giving volunteers an opportunity to be a friend and role model to a Jewish child or youth by providing support, companionship, and friendship.

Homework Club Tutoring - A program run by JF&CS, volunteers provide homework help for students in grade 4 and up.

Family-to-Family Program - A program run by Jewish Immigran Aid Services Toronto (JIAS) that pairs new immigrant families with Canadian families who provide guidance and networking opportunities.

Head over to our Opportunities page to learn more about how you can get HANDS ON and help out in the community!

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UJA is proud to be the local community partner for PJ Library, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation which sends free Jewish books and music to more than 5700 families across the GTA. Families raising Jewish children, ages 6 months through 8 years old, are welcome to sign up, regardless of their Jewish background, knowledge or observance.


PJ Library not only sends out books and CDs but in partnership with local synagogues, Jewish day and supplementary schools, JCC’s and camps, they offer a variety of events and activities to families as well as to the community. These
programs are a wonderful opportunity for young families to connect with each other and to the broader Jewish community.


If you’re looking for a program to attend with your child, PJ Plus is run in conjunction with the JCC’s of Greater Toronto. This weekly class, based on PJ library books, is designed for children 18 months  through 3 years old to attend with their parent or grandparent. Participants engage in hands-on Jewish play and learning through stories, circle time, crafts, music, movement and a parent schmooze.

How to Get Involved

SIGN UP - Sign up for PJ Library today and open the door to a world of possibilities for your child/grandchild.

DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES- Sign up for their e-newsletter and join their facebook page to discover all of the possibilities available to you and your family through PJ Library.


Learn more about all great PJ programs and how you can get involved!

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Through its museum, programs and first-person accounts, the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, a department of UJA, generates knowledge and understanding about the Holocaust and serves as a forum for dialogue about civil society for present and future generations.

How to Get Involved

LEGACY PROGRAM - Neuberger’s signature Holocaust Education Week symposium for young professionals, featuring engaging ways to consider the theme, including workshops, survivor testimony, discussion and a keynote.

COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAMS - These events offer a compelling opportunity for young professionals to learn and remember the Holocaust. Dates of remembrance with specialized YP programs include Yom HaShoah and International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES - Unique trips designed for young professionals to discover and engage with Jewish past, present and future life in European countries like Vienna and Berlin.

SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS - Throughout the year, the Neuberger offers ad-hoc events such as film screenings, lectures and other innovative programming geared towards young professionals’ interests in the field of Holocaust.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Get involved at the Neuberger Centre. Opportunities include: Museum Educator roles, Holocaust Education Week and YP Committees.

Head over to the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre to learn more and to get involved.

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The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is the advocacy agent of the Jewish Federations of Canada. It is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization, representing the perspectives of 150,000 Canadian Jews affiliated through local Federations.


CIJA connects the power of a strong, national network to regional efforts in every Canadian province and, as the Canadian affiliate of the World Jewish Congress, to international efforts worldwide. CIJA builds relationships with leaders in government, media, academia, civil society and other faith and ethnic
communities to ensure greater understanding of the issues that impact the Jewish community.


CIJA combats antisemitism and discrimination in all its forms and advocates for fundamental rights and freedoms, social justice, and support for the people of Israel.

How to Get Involved

CIJA TORONTO YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AMBASSADORS - The CIJA Toronto Young Professional Ambassadors is a group of community-minded volunteers all with exceptional professional credentials, who have a desire to advocate and build support for Israel and Jewish community causes in the GTA. Ambassadors will be able to attend CIJA events, write letters to editors and op-eds and work together to build other proactive advocacy programming for the organization.

DIGITAL ADVOCATES- Advocacy is evolving. As the world undergoes a digital transformation, politicians, the media and civil society are changing how they operate. CIJA is committed to staying on the cutting edge of advocacy. Through our Digital Advocates program, we’ve empowered thousands of members of the Jewish and pro-Israel community to make a real impact. If you’d like to become a digital advocate, sign up today. You’ll receive exclusive training on how to effectively advocate online. You’ll also receive occasional – no more than once a week – calls-to-action that enable you to make a direct impact on public policy.

Learn More about the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs