Other Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities 

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities, please contact TOV at  TOV@juf.org or 312-357-4762.

Good Deeds Day is taking place on Sunday, April 15th! There will be 15+ volunteer projects taking place at agencies across Chicagoland PLUS volunteer open houses at Belmont Village in Buffalo Grove from 10:00am-11:30am and Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Click the link to see all available projects and register today! http://www.juf.org/tov/GoodDeedsDay.aspx

Professional Development and Networking Opportunities

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Trades, Industries, and Professionals Division of the Jewish United Fund (TIP)

With the largest, most diverse network of Jewish professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners in Chicago, JUF's TIP.  is the central address for your networking and philanthropic needs, and is positioned to provide access to both high level business leaders and Jewish thinkers through high quality, relevant professional programming.

The TIP young professional groups serve to connect young Jewish professionals by providing networking opportunities, industry-related educational events, and volunteer opportunities at local social service agencies. 

Divisions include:

  • Financial Services - comprised of the Accountants, Financial and Insurance & Human Resources professionals, MBA candidates.
  • Health and Medical – including the field of dentistry, health professionals, physicians and surgeons.  The Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Disorders, promotes a wide range of professional education opportunities for physicians, nurses, genetic counselors and other health care providers.
  • Lawyers - Comprised of members of the Chicago legal community including judges, in-house corporate counsel, solo practitioners, law professors, and associates and managing partners from law firms of all sizes, as well as law students.
  • Real Estate and Building Trades – Brokers, developers, lenders/bankers, management, appraisers, contractors, architects, home improvement, suppliers and manufacturers
  • Educators – teachers, educators, and administrators; Jewish educators
  • Food and Hospitality – Caterers, bakers, food stores, manufacturers, wholesalers, brokers, and restaurateurs
  • Government Agencies – Elected public officials, agency employees at all levels
  • High Tech – emerging technologies, technical specialties
  • Marketing and Media – Mass communications, advertising, marketing, public relations, entertainment industry
  • Non-Profit – administrators, managers, directors, social workers
  • Wholesale, Retailers and Manufacturers – automotive, paper products, printing and graphics, metals and machinery, consumer products and services  

Other Opportunities

Blue and White Bar Night 

  • Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day!  The evening will feature Israeli music, snacks, a photo booth and more to celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday! 

  • Point & Feather (113 W. Hubbard St.) 

  • Thursday, April 19th from 7pm-10pm 

Newish & Jewish 

  • Are you new to Chicago?  Interested in learning about opportunities for involvement in the Chicago Jewish Community?  Are you looking to meet other Jewish 20 and 30 something’s in Chicago?  Join YLD at the Newish & Jewish event! 

  • Highline Bar + Lounge (169 W. Kinzie St.) 

  • Wednesday April 25th from 5:30pm-7pm 

YLD Pride’s 5th Annual Happy Hour 

·         Help use celebrate our 5th anniversary of YLD Pride’s Happy Hour at Sidetrack in Boystown.  This happy hour is for LGBTQ friends and allies to connect and get involved with YLD Pride and the Jewish United Fund. 

·         Sidetrack (3349 N. Halsted St.) 

·         Thursday, April 26th from 6pm-8pm 

YLD Couples Ballroom Dance Class 

  • Join YLD for a Couples Ballroom Dance Class at Windy City Wedding Dance.  The class will teach a variety of styles and participants will learn a basic step in the Waltz, the Rumba, the Foxtrot, and the Hustle.  After the class, we will head over to a nearby restaurant/bar for schmoozing. 

  • Windy City Wedding Dance (410 S. Michigan Ave.) 

  • Thursday, May 3rd from 7pm-8pm