Serve the Moment Application Spring 2021

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Overview of the Serve the Moment Service Corps

Are you a courageous and compassionate leader looking to make a difference alongside the Jewish community? Serve the Moment mobilizes young adults and college students (ages 18-29) through a part-time stipended fellowship program from March 15-May 21, 2021.

Corps Members will complete:

  • 100 hours of meaningful service, either virtually or in person with a trusted nonprofit partner, over the ten-week program (approximately 10 hours per week).

  • 2 hours per week in online learning sessions over Zoom, led by nationally-recognized educators.

  • Online Service Corps orientation the week of March 8th, with specific dates and times to be sent to accepted Corps Members.

Serve the Moment Corps Members will earn a stipend of $1,250, split amongst two payments. Accepted Corps Members are eligible to apply for additional funding through our Equity Fund

Service and learning will focus on addressing food insecurity, educational needs, unemployment, racial justice, social isolation and other pressing needs which have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Serve the Moment is a program powered by Repair the World and supported by the Jewish Service Alliance

Read our FAQs here to get more information about the program. You can also learn more about the Serve the Moment Initiative by going to

Applications are due by February 15, 2021. Interviews and acceptances will be conducted on a rolling basis.
Your contact info

This does not need to be your legal name. What would you like us to call you?

This does not need to be your legal name. What would you like us to call you?

Some examples include she/her, he/him, they/them, ze/hir, and fae/faer

When you apply to the Serve the Moment Fellowship, you agree to be added to the Repair the World mailing list.
Permanent Address (where you can receive mail at least through June 2021)

More about you

i.e. school, work, current service year

Optional. If your school isn't appearing as a suggestion, simply type it in

The organizations listed are members of the Jewish Service Alliance. If an organization you are involved with doesn't appear as a suggestion, move on to the next question.

How you got here

Select all that apply

Location and Service Preferences

100 words maximum

Your eligibility is not determined based on whether you can serve in person or virtually

Resume and Video or Short Essay Response

We want to get to know you better and hear you in your own words. In this part of the application, you will be asked to create a short, informal video OR short written response to the question:

  • What is currently motivating you to apply for the Service Corps? What are you hoping to learn and achieve this spring?
Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes in length and written responses should be no more than 250 words.

* As a Note: We do not judge an application by video quality or an ability to video edit. We are happy to accept someone speaking into their smartphone or a camera just as much as someone who wants to create an edited video.
For instructions on uploading your video, click here


Please include the information for one reference. This should be an individual who has supervised you as a teacher, mentor, supervisor, manager, boss, volunteer coordinator, etc. (do not provide peer/friend references).
Important: Once you submit this application, an automated email will be immediately sent to your reference with an online recommendation form for them to complete.

Optional Demographic Questions
The following questions are optional and will not be considered in your application process. Throughout the application process this demographic data will only be used in aggregate; it will not be tied to your individual application, be used in any future applications you may submit, or be seen by your interviewer. It is worth noting that this data will be tied to your individual profile in our system.

Repair the World is interested in collecting demographic data to ensure that we are serving a broad and diverse population. Your responses will help us better understand the diversity of our applicant pool and hold us accountable to any biases we may have through our recruitment and interview process.

The data you choose to provide below is protected. It will be stored on Repair's servers and only people who are on the Repair team, or are members of Repair’s trusted evaluation partners, will see your responses.

When you apply as a Corps Member, you agree to be added to Repair the World’s mailing list. We will send relevant updates about Serve the Moment and other national programming.
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