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Sherut L'Olam Junior Fellowship 2017-2018
About the program . . .
The Junior Fellowship offers pre-post Bar/Bat Mitzvah age teens the opportunity to fulfill community service projects and hours in a fun and meaningful way. Junior fellows will develop their public speaking/advocacy and communication skills with teens from all over the Greater Los Angeles area.
Sherut L'Olam provides a space for teens to explore social and environmental issues, give value to their voice and empower them to engage with the world. Informed and inspired by Jewish tradition and ethics, Sherut L’Olam draws on environmental and social justice activists as well as experts in public speaking, team building and communication.
The Sherut L'Olam Junior Fellowship runs from December 2017 - March 2018.
The program includes:
- Two weekend retreats at Shalom Institute
- Advocacy skills development and issue-oriented Sunday sessions
- 25+ hours of community service
SHERUT L'OLAM PROGRAM CALENDAR:
Sunday October 15, 2017 Orientation/Captivating Speakers workshop
Sunday December 17, 2017 Workshop
Sunday January 7, 2018 Screening at Laemmle Theaters
Sunday February 11, 2018 Service Project at Jewish Federation Valley Alliance
February 23-25, 2018 Weekend #1 @ Shalom Institute
Sunday March 2018 Service project with Habitat for Humanity
March 23-25, 2018 Weekend #2 @ Shalom Institute
The application process and tuition…
We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Sherut L'Olam Junior Fellowship. Please apply by clicking the link below.
Tuition for the program is $495*
After receiving your online application, and letter of recommendation, a phone interview will be arranged. You will be notified of your acceptance within two weeks of your interview.
* Scholarships are available for this program. Please contact the Shalom Institute (firstname.lastname@example.org) and/or your sponsoring organization if you need assistance.
Sherut L’Olam is generously funded by the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles and administered by the Shalom Institute. Our program partners include BJE, BBYO, USY,JSU, Camp JCA Shalom, Camp Alonim, Jewish Federation Valley Alliance and The Westside Jewish Community Center.