Volunteer Through DJF

DJF would like to invite YOU to visit Israel, a country whose unique characteristics are unrivaled in offering you a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Israel offers a broad range of cultural and nature experiences, and the country will introduce you to an unforgettable journey through the historical roots of Christianity.

Prior to your departure to Israel, we will help you plan and organize your stay as a volunteer completely free of charge, since we want you to have the best possible basis for an exciting and enjoyable stay in Israel.

For further information, contact DJF’s representative in Jerusalem, Dan V. Herron, at (+972) 58-643-4396 or at dan.herron@djvenskab.dk

Use this link to download our application form: DJV application form

Why should you volunteer? Who can do it, and what will you be doing as a volunteer? 

WHY volunteer in Israel?

  • You will have an opportunity to see and experience the land of the Bible
  • You will be right up close to the three major monotheistic religions in the world
  • You will meet people from all over the world – immigrants, volunteers, students, backpackers, etc.
  • You will have the opportunity to go beyond scratching the surface of life in a foreign country but actually becoming part of the daily hustle and bustle of its culture, mentality, language and much more.
  • You will experience the joy of making a difference in the lives of other people

WHO can volunteer through DJF?

  • You have to be at least 18 years old
  • You have to be able to commit for at least three months
  • You must be a believer and prepared to work to the benefit of the Jewish people
  • You must be in good health and able to work fulltime
  • You have to pay for your own airfare, take out an accident and health insurance policy as well as spending money for your stay.
  • In return, you will receive room and board as well as pocket money (approx. US$ 150 ). In addition, you are entitled to two days off each week, as well as one week of vacation for each three-month period that you work.

WHAT will you be doing as a volunteer?

  • You can work at a social institution (a home for physically and mentally challenged persons or homes for autistic persons)
    Your work will prevailingly be within educational and practical help, and providing companionship, etc.
  • You can work on a kibbutz
    Here you will mainly be involved in plantation, agricultural or factory work