Yes, all volunteers must be 17 or older for daytime shifts and 21 or older to volunteer for evening events.
There are many ways to volunteer for the Games. Some volunteer opportunities include:
Click the volunteer box on the right and fill out the quick form and we will contact you about your area of interest.
For any level of donation, please contact Katie Hausman at 205-510-9010
Yes. We invite the entire community to become involved in the JCC Maccabi Games.
Yes, to some extent. Please check with your tax professional.
All athletes must be housed in a Jewish home (that contains at least one Jewish adult).
A host family will be responsible for:
You can request gender, age, and sports, but these requests are not guaranteed.
Jewish athletes competing with the Birmingham delegation must be between the ages of 12 and 16, as of July 31, 2017, and can participate in all sports. Athlete from visiting delegations must be between the ages of 13 and 16, as of July 31, 2017. Local athletes are required to house two or more visiting athletes.
Yes, all JCC Maccabi Games athletes must identify themselves as Jewish.
No. If you are a Jewish teen and live in an area that does not have a JCC you are welcome to join Team Bham. Fill out the form to the right and you will be contacted with more information.
Interested in joining the J? Get more information at bhamjcc.org/join