Volunteer

The Society is grateful for the commitment of its many dedicated volunteers. Your continued efforts are needed to help us prosper.

JHSGH needs your time and talent

  • To assist in the documentation of Greater Hartford’s Jewish history
  • To conduct oral history interviews
  • To plan and mount exhibitions
  • To transcribe oral histories
  • To catalog and file acquisitions
  • To assist with organizing programs, newsletters, and publicity

To volunteer, please call Estelle Kafer (860) 727-6171, or email at ekafer@jewishhartford.org

Undergrad/Graduate Students

Internship position may be available at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford, 333 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. The Society’s mission is to collect and preserve the historical documents, photographs and memorabilia of the Jewish community of Greater Hartford.

The position would involve assisting with various details of the organization, working with the director, administrator and archivist. The intern will work with the archivist to process material into the archival database and assist with organizing various collections. In addition, research, planning, and publicizing upcoming exhibits, programs and projects. Working on a specific project for course requirements is also possible.

Excellent computer and writing skills necessary.
Office Hours are Monday – Thursday 9:30am to 4:30pm
Internship Hours flexible – 4-6 hours or more per week.

Please contact Estelle Kafer, Executive Director, (860) 727-6171 or ekafer@jewishhartford.org