Interested in joining the Teen Board? Apply Today!
The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto's Jewish Teen Board program is an educational experience open to teens in grades 9 through 11 that focuses on Jewish identity, leadership skills and philanthropy. Over the course of the academic year, teens will work together as a philanthropic foundation and:
Board members will identify issues in the community, determine funding priorities and meet with organizations leaders in order to decide how to take donation dollars and use them to bring change.
To provide teens with the power to make a difference through tzedakah and deepen their commitment to social action.
Engage Jewish teens in a lifelong relationship with tzedakah and tikkun olam and help cultivate future leaders within the Jewish community.
The program is an eight-month program and includes:
Participants can earn 40+ hours toward their high school community service requirements. In order for the program to be successful, board members are expected to participate in all aspects of the program.