Young Leaders

Are you a young professional interested in building connections and making a meaningful impact in our community?

Jewish Family Service LA Young Leaders is a dynamic and diverse group of community-minded individuals between the ages of 21-40 who are committed to furthering our mission to create a kinder, more compassionate LA through volunteerism, philanthropy efforts, social events, and more.

Our involvement opportunities are diverse and flexible to help you engage in a way that is meaningful to you. Some of the ways you can get involved are:

  • Attending one of our educational workshops
  • Helping to organize one of our philanthropic events
  • Volunteering at one of our community events 
  • Participating in leadership development forums with agency and community leaders

Co-Chair Bios

Rachael Kallick, Young Leader Co-Chair

Rachael Kallick has been working with Jewish Family Service LA since 2017. Her passion for Jewish Family Service LA stems from her commitment to her community and helping foster the next generation of civic and philanthropic leaders. She loves that the work at Jewish Family Service LA impacts so many Angelenos each year, and that the services support people at every age and stage of life. Rachael is an Account Director and Operations Specialist at 9thWonder, a creative, media and ideas agency. She has held leadership positions at well-respected marketing agencies since graduating from Emory University in 2009. Rachael loves traveling, baking, and running with her dog Harlow, but her favorite thing to do is spend time outside with her husband, Spencer and their daughter, Sloane.

Danielle Simon, Young Leader Co-Chair

Danielle Simon has been working with Jewish Family Service LA as a member of the executive committee of the Young Leaders since she moved to Los Angeles in 2017. She was initially excited by the deep roots Jewish Family Service LA has in so many parts of the Los Angeles community, and is passionate about Jewish Family Service LA’s mission to provide a social safety net to all of LA’s residents, and to do so with dignity and respect for the communities they serve. Danielle is currently a Director of Capital Markets at PeerStreet, a venture-capital funded marketplace for real estate investing, and previously held senior positions in investment management in both NYC and Los Angeles since graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011. Danielle loves hiking, running, and anything outdoors, and loves to cook for family and friends.

Questions?

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Please contact our Director of Volunteers & Training at (213) 260-7919