Medical Clowns – In a program organized by Kedma, volunteers are trained as medical clowns to go into Jerusalem hospitals and bring cheer to sick children, distracting them during medical treatments, and aiding the medical staff in caring for these children. Several training sessions will prepare volunteers for their work as medical clowns.
Aleh – Volunteers will assist in a school for children with acute special needs. Located in Romema (near the Central Bus Station).
Beit Tovei Ha’ir – Assisted living facility for elderly in Geulah. Volunteers will interact one-onone with specific residents.
Machshava Tova – Volunteers will assist individuals (new olim, Ethiopians, underprivileged youths) at a free computer center.
Miscellaneous – There are many, many chesed opportunities in Jerusalem- from volunteering for a family, to helping package food at Yad Eliezer, Sha’alvim is committed to helping pair each of our students with a meaningful chessed opportunity.