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Volunteer Opportunities 

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

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

Lawyers Networking Reception

When: Tuesday, August 15 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: 2 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1700
Chicago IL, 60602

Join the JUF Young Lawyers Group for a panel discussion showcasing a cross-section of what different paths in the legal career look like.

Shana Sternberg

JUF Young Professionals Golf Outing

When: Thursday, August 24, 2017
11:00AM Registration Opens
11:30AM Kosher-style Lunch
1:00PM Shotgun Start & Scramble
5:30PM Cocktail Hour 

Where: Twin Orchard Country Club
22353 N Old McHenry Rd
Long Grove IL, 60047

Join young professionals for golf, great food and networking at this year's premier venue, the beautiful Twin Orchard Country Club. After golf, stay for the cocktail hour, which includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, and prizes!

Young Professionals Golf Outing Co-Chairs:
Brad Emanuel, Blake Schulman and Andrew Sigesmund.

$250 outing fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, heavy hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, and prizes immediately following golf.*

*A minimum gift of $365 to the 2017 Jewish United Fund Annual Campaign is required to participate in the golf outing (to be paid by December 2017). Payment plans are available.

There will be no solicitation of funds at the event.

You can register here.

Tori Weinstein

Other Opportunities

Annual Summer's End Bonfire

When: Sunday, August 20 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Northwestern University Lakefill Fire Pit
Evanston IL, 60201

Join the Annual Social End of Summer Bonfire organized by the Russian Jewish Division of the JUF and the RSJ Moishe House, Chicago. We'll provide some kosher pizza and everyone's favorite bonfire snack-S'mores! Invite your friends to join in the fun and we encourage all guitar players to bring their instruments!

The event is free of charge. Free public parking is available.

Sasha Shmurak