Since 1897, the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, the first Jewish women’s organization in Canada, has been a catalyst for change and a powerful pioneering force on behalf of children, the elderly, families, the disabled, new Canadians and the disadvantaged in both the general and Jewish communities.
NCJWC is a network of thousands of dedicated volunteers committed to using leadership, financial resources and collective energy to improve the quality of life in our communities.
What We Do:
- Create – innovative and worthwhile programs and services to meet the needs of the community.
- Promote – effective volunteerism.
- Provide – volunteers with opportunities to participate and make a difference in community affairs.
- Preserve and Strengthen – Jewish life in Canada.
What We Offer:
- Skills Development – in management, planning and organization, communications, public relations and research.
- Opportunities to Work – with those who share common interests and concerns both nationally and internationally.
- Increased Knowledge – of important social issues.
- Greater Awareness – of your community.
- Effective Ways – in which you can make a real difference in your community.
- Personal Growth – and fulfilment through helping others.
- Mentoring Relationships
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada actively supports and demonstrates concern for:
- The Status of Women
- Care for the Aged
- Women’s Health Issues
- Rights of Disabled Persons
- Palliative Care
- Prevention of Family Violence
- Pensions for Homemakers
- Jewish Issues/Continuity
- Agunot Rights
- Elimination of Child Poverty
- Child Enrichment and Literacy
- Israel Family Counselling Association
- Irene Samuel Scholarship