Teenage Rebellion

Toby Klein

by Toby Klein for JUF News

"So who exactly is going to take you seriously," a neighbor laughs. "Don't underestimate us," I warned. "You'll soon see we're more than Jewish summer camp rejects..." Read More »

Making Mitzvot part of your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

Bar Mitzvah Guide

See TOV's Guide to Making Mitzvot Part of Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah

Israel Experience

Israel Experience

Redeem your Jewish Federation Israel Experience Funds 
(including SKIP, Gift of Israel, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Certificates and Walk with Israel Vouchers)

TOV MTV – Monthly Hands-On Teen Volunteering

TOV MTV logoEvery month, TOV MTV gives Jewish teens a chance to make the world a little better. Whether you want to help the environment, brighten a senior’s day, fight hunger and poverty, or lend a hand to people with disabilities, there’s an opportunity waiting for you.

Find us on Facebook at TOV Teen-Volunteering or follow us on Twitter @TOVTeens.


Who can attend?
MTV is for Chicago-area Jewish teens, grades 6-12.

What do they do?
Spend a couple of hours a month making a difference in the lives of others and in their community. You can do it once, twice, or every month. 

TOV MTV photosWhy do they do it?

For the:

  • Fun of meeting and working with other teens.
  • Personal connection to real-world problems not far from home.
  • Volunteer hours for school.
  • Connection to the Jewish community.
  • Sense of achievement.
  • Good feeling that comes from helping others.

How Do I Sign Up?

  1. Pick a project that works for you.
  2. Sign up online or call 312-444-2867. Have your contact info and project dates handy.
  3. Turn in any permission slips and the photo release forms.
  4. Show up.
  5. HAVE FUN!

Want to see pictures from our MTVs and hear why our teens volunteer?

There’s no charge for TOV MTV opportunities, but space is limited and pre-registration is a must. Questions? Call 312-444-2867.

TOV MTV is supported by a generous gift from a local family foundation.