Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services
From Hunter College High School Wiki
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PLEASE check with Dr. Maurer in room 236 before starting a community service!
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS) has been a trailblazer in treating social problems for more than 110 years. Today, JBFCS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected nonprofit mental health and social service agencies.
JBFCS serves over 65,000 New Yorkers annually from all religious, ethnic, and economic backgrounds through a comprehensive range of 185 community-based programs, residential facilities, and day-treatment centers.
Our work is built upon the professionalism of 2,200 employees, including professional social workers, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, as well as a cadre of clinical support personnel in continuing day treatment and residential treatment centers. A corps of 2,000 dedicated volunteers work with our staff to help ease the burdens that strain and disrupt lives.
 About this Community Service Opportunity
One of New York City’s largest mental health and social services agencies, the Jewish Board of family and Children’s Service offers services to people of all religious, ethnic or economic backgrounds.
High school volunteers may consider joining High School Friends, a group within the Board that is open to all students in 9th through 12th grade. High School Friends meet once a month on Sundays from October to May and can earn 20 hours of community service. Interested students must submit an application and have a personal interview with Board staff. source
 Important Information for Students
Please make sure all community service opportunities are approved by Dr. Maurer, who can be found in room 236.