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Day of Caring 2017

Lend your muscle! Nancy Jackson Memorial Day of Caring


Our annual Day of Caring is one great day of giving back!

On Thursday, September 7th you're invited to roll up your sleeves and make a difference by joining hundreds of volunteers throughout Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. Work hands-on to improve lives and create lasting, positive change in our community with United Way’s Nancy Jackson Memorial Day of Caring! This one-day volunteer endeavor has been an annual tradition of caring since 1994 and has grown to be the premiere volunteer effort in our community with the value of completed projects through the years surpassing the $2.5 million mark.

The volunteer projects include landscaping, painting, cleaning, maintenance, beautification, direct client interaction and scores of other critical tasks to benefit the local organizations making a difference in our community everyday.

Pitch in. Give back. Join us.

Who we are


To promote an understanding of and commitment to Jewish beliefs and values by developing and implementing constructive programs for the Jewish and general communities for their recreational, educational, cultural, emotional, physical health and social needs, while helping individuals appreciate their responsibilities as citizens to the community, state and nation.



What we do

Fitness Center, Health Club, Sports and Recreation, Early Childhood, Day Camp, Adult, Senior Adult, Youth and Teen, Aquatics


Our Early Childhood programs offer your child a positive experience with the best in programming, facility, staff & safety! We provide a home away from home atmosphere. Our programs are licensed by the state of Pennsylvania and participate in the Pennsylvania Key Stars program to ensure that our staff is continually trained in the most up to date child care ideas.

The JCC is fun, fitness and friends for children and teens. The JCC’s Youth Services Department has a variety of year-round offerings for youth and teens in grades 1-12.


Senior Adults have always played a special and important role in the Scranton JCC community. Our Senior Adult programs provide an atmosphere of a great bunch of friendly, active, on-the-go folks over 60! There are many opportunities for seniors to remain active at the JCC including exercise and wellness programs; entertainment, socials and guest speakers; discussion groups, responsible care, movies, informal socializing; cards, Mah Jongg and board games.

Membership to the JCC offers you a total health & fitness package that includes use of our:

  • Fitness Center
  • Full Court Gymnasium
  • Racquetball / Handball Courts
  • Indoor Swimming Pool

and an exciting selection of FREE exercise classes!


Our 4,000 square foot fitness center equipped with the newest and most modern equipment available today. Our experienced instructors and staff will assist you to develop a fitness program geared for your total wellness needs. The fitness center and exercise classes are included as part of all JCC membership plans. The JCC is your wellness solution!

Our state-of-the-art facility includes:

  • Treadmills
  • Gravitron
  • Elliptical cross trainers & stepmills
  • Stationary bicycles
  • Recumbent bikes
  • Interactive exercise machines
  • Complete free weight area


The JCC Physical Education Department is proud to offer a wide range of sports leagues, tournaments, classes, clinics and outings to sporting events for members of all ages! Additionally, use of the gymnasium is free to members to “shoot hoops” or play other sports.

Make A Splash at the Scranton JCC!

The Aquatics Department offers a variety of fun and therapeutic instructional and recreational classes for all ages each year. The main purpose is to have a safe, swimming environment, producing competent swimmers through a complete and comprehensive swim program.

Adult Services

The Scranton JCC has several clubs & activities for adults that will challenge your body and mind. We are ready to serve as a catalyst in developing special interest clubs for adult members. If you have an interest that you would like to participate with others…let us know! Check out the following programs that we currently offer:


Opportunity Details

Sep 7, 2017 601 jefferson ave scranton , PA 18510
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clean up and painting

Painting a room walls and floors for fitness area.  Outdoor weeding and cleanup. Indoor cleaning of bleachers Morning Event 9am-1pm
Volunteer Spots Remaining FULL


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Additional Information

Event Hours


Details of Tools/Supplies Required

gloves paint brushes

Plan B "Inclement Weather" Details

indoor cleaning and painting

Details of Provided Meal

pizza and soda for lunch

Details of Provided Drinks

soda and water