Many young people choose to volunteer with Magen David Adom for a variety of reasons. This is due to the organisation offering a unique and meaningful platform for them to contribute to society and make a positive impact on their communities. The youth scheme encourages many to continue volunteering for MDA ensuring the sustainability of the organisation.

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  • Volunteering with MDA offers valuable opportunities for young people to develop a wide range of skills, including first aid, emergency response, communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving. These skills not only benefit their volunteer work but can also be useful in their personal and professional lives.
  • Volunteering with Magen David Adom allows young people to find a sense of purpose and fulfilment by directly participating in life-saving activities. They can see the tangible impact of their efforts, which provides them with a strong motivation to continue contributing.
  • Many young people are drawn to the idea of being an active part of their communities. Volunteering with MDA gives them the opportunity to be directly involved in providing emergency medical services and support to their neighbours and community.
  • For those interested in pursuing careers in medicine, healthcare, or humanitarian fields, volunteering with MDA provides hands-on experience that can serve as a stepping stone to future opportunities. They gain insights into the medical field and emergency response procedures, which can be highly valuable in their educational and professional journeys.
  • The volunteering experience at MDA connects young people with like-minded individuals who share similar values and interests. This creates a supportive network of friends and mentors who can contribute to their personal growth and provide guidance in their endeavours.
  • Many young people feel a sense of civic responsibility and a desire to give back to their society. Volunteering with MDA provides a direct way to contribute to the well-being of their community, such as giving food parcels to the needy around Jewish holidays.
  • In Israel, the organisation is a well-respected symbol of national pride and identity. Volunteering with MDA allows young people to connect with their cultural heritage and contribute to an organisation that holds deep significance.
  • Volunteering with MDA often creates a strong sense of camaraderie among the volunteers. The shared experiences, challenges, and successes create bonds that can last a lifetime. It can also contribute to saving those who may find themselves otherwise lost.

The decision to volunteer with Magen David Adom often stems from a combination of personal values, a desire to contribute to society, a passion for helping others, and the opportunity for skill development and growth. The organisation’s commitment to saving lives and providing essential medical services resonates deeply with many young people who are looking for ways to make a meaningful difference in the world.

To ensure the lifesaving work of Magen David Adom continues to be fast, first and free, please visit or call 020 8201 5900