SBH offers unlimited opportunities to channel personal skills, knowledge, talent, compassion, and good intentions into helping others. Volunteers working together and independently throughout the SBH network, help make life better for people of all ages – from youths to senior citizens.

  Current Programs
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Al & Sonny Gindi a"h Client Division
Captains Program
Captains and social workers are paired with SBH clients to address emotional, financial, and physical needs. Contact Us
Canvases for a Cause
Volunteers stitch personalized talet and tefillin bags for clients’ special events, including bar mitzvah and wedding. Contact Us
Open a Home
Open a Home helps clients get started on the right foot by providing the basic necessities they need to “open a home”. Items provided are linens, towels, hangers, bathroom accessories, and other miscellaneous items. Contact Us
School Supplies Collection
Help prepare our clients' children for the school year. Contact Us
Albert J. Sutton & Sam N. Sasson Career Services
Interview Prep
Help job candidates prepare for their interviews. Contact Us
Resume Writers
If you are an expert in making people look good on paper (or you want to learn how), volunteering to help job seekers write resumes is a great way to help our community members succeed. Contact Us
Job Coaching
Career Division's Job Coaching program is an extraordinary way to help fellow community members get back on their feet. CSN evaluates volunteers’ level and area of expertise, and matches them with job seekers for whom they provide support and guidance. Contact Us
Summer Internship Program
Develop leadership skills, communication skills, and lay the foundation for a successful career. Contact Us
Peer Mentorship
Connect the young adults of our community with mentors who they can reach out for career-related advice, guidance and help accomplishing goals. Build relationships and networks that will prove invaluable in the professional world. Contact Us
Skills Training Programs
Elliot & Joe Franco & Families Career Coaches Program
Nakash Brothers Clothing Division
Sara Ann's Closet
Help organize the clothing in Sara Ann's Closet (Tuesdays from 10 AM - 12 PM 1957 McDonald Avenue). Contact Us
Grace and Ely a”h Ashkenazi Family Services Division
Amy Haber a"h Reach For the Stars Sunday Program
Spend time with special needs children on alternating Sundays. Contact Us
Lucille & Arthur Greenberg S.E.A.R.C.H. Program
Enable our community's children and run relevant educational programming. Contact Us
Homework Club
Help students with their homework (Mondays and Wednesdays 5:45 PM- 6:45 PM at 425 Kings Highway) Contact Us
Sarah Sutton a"h Food Division
Sarah Sutton a"h Food Pantry
Package and stock the shelves of the SBH Food Pantry. Contact Us
Hanan Family Shabbat Meals Program
Cook homemade Shabbat meals for families in need (Drivers needed). Contact Us
Shabbat Hallot & Flowers
Friday deliveries of flowers, hallot, and desserts to widows (bakers and drivers needed). Contact Us
Text to Shop
Sign up to receive a weekly text of items needed in the SBH food pantry. Contact Us
Sophie Levy a"h Meals on Wheels
Cook meals on a short-terms basis for people in need (both cooks & drivers needed). Contact Us
Hospital Meals
Deliver Shabbat meals to community members staying at hospitals. Contact Us
Cooking with Soul
Private groups cook meals to community members staying at hospitals. Contact Us
Family Plus One
Cook one extra dish for the SBH Food Pantry every week (both cooks and drivers needed). Contact Us
Papa Joe's Snacks
Every Rosh Hodesh local schools collect snacks for clients' children. Contact Us
For The Love Of Dough
Host a hallah bake in your home to provide hallot for widows in our community. Contact Us
Volunteers are needed to drive food packages to SBH clients around Brooklyn. Contact Us
Mickey Kairey a"h Mental Health Division
Mental Health Resource
Get trained to help with our programs, lectures, and support groups. Contact Us
Isaac & Florence Chera a"h Medical Division Division
Medical Volunteers
Volunteers help with medical research, annual health screenings, lectures and skilled-based workshops, as well as office work, updating the Medstar physician/hospital database and national/international website. Contact Us
Toby & Ronny Hersh Medial Referral
Help with medical research and more. Contact Us
Hospital Visitation Program
Visit community members staying in the hospital. Contact Us
Lorraine & Louis a"h Shamie Senior Services
Golden Girls
Organize lunch and activities for senior women of our community. Contact Us
Tech Team
Help seniors learn how to use technology. Contact Us
Ralph & Gloria Harary Home Visitation Program
Trained volunteers make visits to local community members. Contact Us
Senior Wellness Calls
Weekly calls to community seniors. Contact Us
Raymond Sultan a"h Young at Heart
Join seniors on zoom for exciting weekly programing. Contact Us
Knitting Club
Knit with our seniors! (every other Tuesday from 11 AM - 12:30 PM) Contact Us
Holidays Programs
Volunteers are needed and welcomed to our annual holiday festivities for the community’s seniors. Contact Us
Senior Case Management Captains
Captains and social workers are paired with vulnerable community seniors to address emotional, social, and physical needs. Contact Us
Gabriel A"H & Marcelle Chehebar Volunteer Division
Volunteer Captains Program funded by UJA-Federation of New York
This innovative new program connects volunteers of similar skills and interests with a “Captain” in their designated area. Our team sends opportunities to the Volunteer Captains, who then share them with their groups in specialized areas such as law, medical, food, mental health, and more. This system allows us to fulfill the needs of our community by tapping into volunteers with experience in a variety of areas. Contact Us
Hesed on the Go
Assist SBH in hesed projects that require a car Contact Us
Sedaka Boxes
Pick up Kuppot from local stores and homes. Contact Us
Help SBH client children with their schoolwork Contact Us
Hesed Mission
Organize or join us for an unforgettable day filled with hesed. Contact Us
Lorraine & Louis a"h Shamie Holiday Program
Help us with Hanukkah Toy Store and drives, Lulav & Etrog, Rosh Hashana packages, Purim costumes, Matanot Le'evyonim, Mishloach Manot, Pesah packaging, and more. Contact Us
Event Set-Up
Help set up and work at SBH events and programs throughout the year. Contact Us
Tawil Family Jersey Branch
Client Division
Volunteers work in partnership with SBH Social workers to address clients’ various needs. Volunteers undergo an interview and subsequent training process prior to being matched with a client. Contact Us
Food Division
The Food Pantry is always looking for volunteers to help stock, organize and deliver food for our clients. Contact Us
Cooking with Love
Volunteers meet and make homemade meals to stock the pantry. Contact Us
Holiday Programs
Holiday programs are hosted throughout the year to address clients specific holiday needs. Volunteers are an important part of the planning, development, and implementation of these programs. Contact Us
Home & Hospital Visits
Volunteer visits make a lasting impact. Bring a friend and brighten someone’s day. Contact Us
Meals w/ Food Pantry and Cooking with Love
Volunteers cook for community members in need. This is an easy hesed to help someone who just had a baby, is a little overwhelmed, or is homebound. Opportunities available for cooking and delivering. Contact Us
Professional Pro-Bono Group
Volunteer attorneys, physicians and financial experts provide professional advice for clients on an as-needed basis. If you are a professional interested in donating your skills and expertise. Contact Us
Senior Division
Help organize senior programs during the afternoon. From set-up to clean-up you'll help our staff make the day special for our seniors. Contact Us
Volunteers drive community members to various local appointments and activities. Contact Us
Youth Division
This group organizes various hesed events during the year, such as:

Monday – Baking
Volunteers bake sweets for the senior program for Friday delivery.

Wednesday Night – Homework Club
High school students provide tutoring for students at the SBH office every week. Pizza and soda are provided.

Friday Afternoon – Hallot Delivery
Volunteers deliver hallot and baked goods on Friday to community seniors.

Contact Us
Job Coaches
Become a mentor for an SBH Career Division Client. Offer your professional expertise while helping them navigate the job market. Contact Us
Manhattan Branch
Meaningful Meals
Volunteers cook meals on a short-term basis for anyone in the hospital, ill at home, experiencing a crisis, or tending to a newborn baby. Contact Us
Hospital/Home Visiting
Spearheading the “bikur holim” mission in Manhattan is our visiting program. Our wonderful, trained volunteer visitors bring joy to those who could use a little company or cheering up. Contact Us
Cooking for a Cause
Volunteers gather monthly at the Safra Synagogue to prepare delicious meals for the Pantry in a class led by a well-known community chef. Contact Us
Holiday Program
During holiday times we have special programs that pertain to the holiday, such as our annual Hanukkah Toy Drive, Lulav and Etrog delivering, Chametz Drive, Mishloach Manot and more. Contact Us
Joseph V. Harary a"h High School Hesed Program
Monday Night - Food Pantry
Volunteers pack and deliver boxes from the SBH Food Pantry to people in need (425 Kings Highway at 6:15 PM). Contact Us
Tuesday Night - Visiting
Weekly visits to seniors in their homes or nursing homes. Contact Us
Wednesday Night - Backgammon & Bingo
Play bingo with the seniors at Ahi Ezer (1960 East 7th Street at 6:15 PM). Contact Us
Thursday Night - Cooking
Help fill the SBH Food Pantry (425 Kings Highway at 6:15 PM). Contact Us
Friday Afternoon - Diane Azrak A"H Shabbat Hallot Program
Deliver hallot to seniors at Ahi Ezer (meet at the Center at 2:15 PM) Contact Us
Helen's Hesed Heroes
4th through 8th grade students meet every other week to do acts of hesed. Contact Us
Team SBH
Disney Half Marathon
11th grade and up www.teamsbh.org Contact Us
Junior Marathon
9th and 10th grade www.teamsbh.org Contact Us
Team SBH Diane Azrak A"H 5k
Sign up at www.teamsbh.org Contact Us
NYC Half and Full Marathons
Barbara & Abe Franco Young Adult Leadership Program
Young Adults
Young adults organize hesed projects throughout the year. Contact Us
Snow Shoveling
Volunteers shovel for our seniors. Contact Us