Other Opportunities

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  

Other Opportunities

LGBTQ & Jewish: Intertwining Identities, Histories and Communities 

  • Join YLD Pride and Base Hillel for a discussion facilitated by Silverstein Base Hillel Rabbi Megan Goldmarche that hopes to explore, in text and narrative, how LGBTQ-identified individuals belong to the grander story and history of what makes the Jewish people significant. 

  • Silverstein Base Hillel (858 W. Wrightwood Ave.) 

  • Wednesday, May 9th from 6pm-8pm 


BGS Luncheon 

  • Join us for the 6th annual BGS Luncheon, where we will celebrate successful young Jewish professionals through an interactive panel discussion. The event promises to be a fun, informative and engaging afternoon. 

  • Mesirow Financial (353 N. Clark St.)

  • Thursday, May 17th from 11:45am-1:15pm 


Board Games & Brews with YLD Pride and Base Hillel 

  • Calling all female and non-binary identifying LGBTQ individuals in the Jewish community: Join Silverstein Base Hillel and YLD Pride for a night of sushi, drinks and board games.  BYOBoard Game if you have a favorite! 

  • Silverstein Base Hillel (858 W. Wrightwood Ave.) 

  • Monday, June 4th from 6pm-8pm 

Cubs Game with YLD 

  • Hey, Chicago what do you say… Join YLD for a baseball game at Wrigley Field!  Come Cheer on the Cubs while getting to know other Jewish young adults. 

  • Wrigley Field (1060 W. Addison St.) 

  • Wednesday, June 6th from 7:05pm-9pm 

Night Out at the Chicago Botanic Gardens 

  • Join YLD for a night at the Chicago Botanic Gardens on Thursday June 14th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Bring your blanket and a picnic as we listen to The Shagadelics, the night's featured band. Meet fellow Jewish young adults living in the suburbs and kick off the start to the summer season.  

  • Chicago Botanic Gardens (1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe)  

  • Thursday, June 14th from 6:30pm-8:30pm 


YLD Summer Softball League 

  • Join us for YLD’s Summer Softball League.  This league is about playing a sport AND supporting a great case, the Jewish United Fund.  The game will be played on Tuesday evenings and, after, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! 

  • Stanton Park (618 W. Scott St.) 

  • Tuesdays starting June 19th at 630pm 



Other JUF Events

Young Leadership Division Annual Meeting Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:00 PM More info
YLD/TIP Summer Phonothon Tuesday, July 24, 2018 5:30 PM More info
The Art of Developing Vista at Lakeshore East Wednesday, July 25, 2018 5:30 PM More info
Summer LEADS 2018 Thursday, July 26, 2018 7:00 PM More info
YLD/TIP High Holiday Phonothon Thursday, September 6, 2018 5:30 PM More info
Vanguard Dinner 2019 Monday, November 5, 2018 7:00 PM More info