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URJ Urban Mitzvah Corps New Jersey

For more than 40 years, Urban Mitzvah Corps New Jersey has connected Jewish teens with opportunities to serve alongside incredible organizations and community leaders making a real difference in the lives of individuals throughout the greater New Brunswick area.

Against the backdrop of the safe and culturally rich environment of Rutgers University, Urban Mitzvah Corps New Jersey (UMC) offers exciting social justice opportunities in and around New Brunswick, NJ. UMC provides participants with an authentic opportunity to explore their Jewish identities through the lens of social justice and engagement with new communities. 

Take advantage of our longstanding relationships with local organizations through volunteer efforts and intense hands-on learning. Each participant will have the opportunity to select which volunteer experience best suites their interests, in areas of focus such as engaging in food and economic justice, making a difference in the lives of people with mental and physical disabilities, the underprivileged, and the elderly. Evenings are devoted to strengthening the community and deepening the program's connection to Jewish values through social and educational learning.

Location
US-Northeast
Grades
10
11
12
Age
15-18
Gender
Coed
Cost
$4,300
Additional Cost Information
Save $200 by registering before January 4th. Risk-free registration through March 1. Returning Mitzvah Corps participants are eligible for a $200 discount. Register for multiple Mitzvah Corps programs in the same summer to receive a $200 discount per program. Discounts are applied to your account after registration.
Scholarships Available
Start and End Dates
07/01/2018 to 07/29/2018
Duration
4 weeks
Program Type
Residential Program
Focus
Social Justice, Volunteering / Service-Learning
Approach
Reform
Additional Information
Special Needs - Inclusive
Kosher food
Shabbat friendly