VOOM! is a monthly volunteer program that will broaden your awareness of volunteer needs in our community while providing an opportunity to learn about a variety of organizations and options where you can make a difference.

VOOM! is a tour de volunteering – providing help to those in need around our community. Each month a new opportunity and activity will be featured.

VOOM! gives volunteers a chance to provide assistance to those in need and positively impact the Pittsburgh area.

VOOM! is a group activity – sign up solo or bring some friends!

Come once, come twice, come to them all!


October: Judaica for Houston

Thursday, October 26, 2017 – The Volunteer Center, in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Department of Jewish Life & Learning, will be gathering for two shifts to conduct an inventory and categorize former Agency for Jewish Learning educational materials. We will share the inventory lists with the Jewish Community of Houston, recently affected by Hurricane Harvey, so that they may select resources based on their needs.

November: South Hills Adopt-A-Highway Road Cleanup

Sunday, November 5, 2017 – Join us for our November Volunteer Opportunity of the Month and help keep Pennsylvania beautiful! The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Volunteer Center has officially adopted a stretch of highway along Cochran Road (between Greentree Road and Beverly Road) in Mt. Lebanon.

November: FOCUS Pittsburgh

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – We’re partnering with FOCUS Pittsburgh for our November VOOM! Through their Backpack Feeding Program, FOCUS Pittsburgh provides free weekend meals to children enrolled in the United States Department of Agriculture National School Lunch Program’s Free or Reduced Price School Meals.