Impact Year

Make a Difference In Your Community

Impact Year gives teens an opportunity to take part in service-learning events and advocacy projects that positively impact a range of populations in need in our communities.

Join your local YouthFirst community in Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Palo Alto as an:


Impact Year

Join a close cohort of teens and learn about and embody what it means to be a leader in the community through a Jewish values-based lens. Make a positive impact as you collaboratively design and facilitate service-learning events and advocacy projects.
Read more about this leadership opportunity.


Impact Year

Make a meaningful impact in your community by participating in a service-learning event or advocacy project at any time throughout the school year. You will receive priority communication, so you always know about opportunities to do service in your community.

לֹא עָלֶיךָ הַמְּלָאכָה לִגְמֹר, וְלֹא אַתָּה בֶן חוֹרִין לִבָּטֵל מִמֶּנָּה

It is not up to you to finish the task, but neither are you at liberty to ignore it

(Pirkei Avot 2:16)



The application deadline for Impact Year Leaders has passed, check out these ongoing service-learning opportunities happening in your region here.

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Contact Us

  • Associate Director
  • Debra Massey
  • San Francisco
  • Inbal Shalev
  • North Peninsula
  • Merav Berger
  • South Peninsula
  • Deborah Schneider
  • Marin County
  • Kate-Alexandra Levine
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