15 2022

Federation - Teen Mitzvah Corps


Contact Erica Hruby


What: Teen Mitzvah Corps


Who: 8th-12th grade Jewish teens in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties


What: Join this brand new community-wide service learning initiative through the Jewish Federation of Florida's Gulf Coast, in partnership with Pinellas County congregations. This initiative includes the following components:


- Community service: teens participate in hands-on projects that address local human and community needs

- Issue-based learning: teens gain an understanding of the issue(s) each agency serves, learn about the local needs and impact, and participate in a reflection exercise

- Jewish learning: teens connect service and learning with Jewish text and values

- Advocacy training: teens explore ways to take a stand on issues locally and nationally

- Socialization: teens engage with each other in fun and meaningful ways in order to build connections with teens throughout the community


When (save the dates!): 

Monday, January 17th (MLK, Jr. Day) morning/afternoon

Sunday, March 27th afternoon

Sunday, May 15th afternoon


Where: Information about which organizations we are working with is coming soon!



- There is always food involved!

- Teens will receive 2x Bright Futures service hours for learning and volunteer pieces

- End of year gathering for all Teen Mitzvah Corps participants


To sign up, visit For more information about the Teen Mitzvah Corps, contact Erica Hruby at or call 407-733-9088.