Volunteer From Home with Israel Connect
Help Israeli Teens Practice English


Looking for a new mitzvah to take on? Join Israel Connect, a program linking local adult volunteer tutors/mentors with Israeli high school students, one-on-one, via Zoom to help them improve their English conversation and reading skills. For more information, click here.

•    No previous tutoring or teaching experience required. 
•    Volunteers don’t need to speak Hebrew.
•    Tutor from home — Weekly curriculum is provided.
•    Basic training and technical support provided. 

The Israel Connect program is organized by Chabad Richmond, in partnership with the Israeli Ministry of Education. To volunteer, or for more information contact local program coordinator Shelley Civkin at 604-789-5806 or email [email protected].

•    Must be an adult fluent English speaker, have basic computer skills, and own a computer with a camera. 
•    A commitment of 60 minutes once a week, for one school year, to ensure consistency for students. Commit to a fixed weekly schedule — Sunday to Thursday — between 5 a.m. - 10 a.m. PST. 
•    Get a background check — provided by Israel Connect.
•    Join our training session.

Invest in the future of Israeli youth today! English proficiency gives students an advantage in accessing post-secondary education and getting better jobs. 

If you can’t participate as a tutor, Chabad Richmond welcomes your financial support for the Israel Connect program. To donate, email [email protected] or call 604-277-6427.