Posted by Jacob Blitstein
It was on a warm, sunny Friday morning with Shabbat peaking just around the corner that theJVS/CJP Emerging Jewish Leaders interns held a day of service. We volunteered to plant a pumpkin patch at a JF&CS Supported Housingresidence in Brighton, one of many JF&CS Supported Housing residences in Greater Boston.
The JVS/CJP Emerging Jewish Leaders internship provides college juniors and seniors opportunities to work in their fields of interest and develop their professional skills by interning at Jewish nonprofits in the area and participating in various development workshops.
I had been participating in the leadership program and interning in the Development and Fiscal departments at Jewish Family & Children’s Service for several weeks prior to the Day of Service. It was nice to get out of the office and enjoy the beautiful weather while volunteering to do something so rewarding.