Volunteer Voices

“Volunteering at ADI was the most enriching and wonderful experience I have ever had. It literally changed my life.”

שני אנשים ליד הים בשקיעה, אחד הכסא גלגלים Two people in front of the sea at sunset, one in a wheelchair
"It is even more exciting to see how you care for each person with no distinction of color, religion, race or background"
Smiling boy with disabilities and volunteerבחור עם מגבלויות מחייך ולידו מתנדבת
"There’s a certain beauty in understanding that ADI’s kids are people just like us who are simply more dependent on others."
Sophie H.
Sinsheim, Germany
בחור עם מגבלויות בכסא גלגלים ולידו מתנדבת Young man with disabilities in a wheel chair next to a volunteer
Working at ADI is not just a job or a list of tasks that needs to be completed – it’s something much greater. These are people – living beings – we’re working with and learning to love being with them is extremely important, enjoyable, and rewarding.
Merle N.
Gifhorn, Germany
Young man with disabilities in a wheelchair surrounded by volunteers בחור עם מגבלויות בכסא גלגלים מוקף מתנדבים
Before coming to ADI, I hadn’t had the opportunity to meet people with disabilities. I now view these special souls in a whole new light. These lovable human beings are just that – human beings – and they have so much value to offer me and the rest of the world.
Anna S.
Schwerin, Germany
“The children of ADI taught me a lot of good things and they will always have a special place in my heart.”
Max C.
Puerto Rico
"It was an honor for me to be a part of the ADI team! I collected unforgettable impressions of unforgettable people!"
Lea T.
Plauen, Germany
“Volunteering at ADI was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life thus far. I cherished every single moment, from the first day to the last.”
Leor A.
Montreal, Canada
"We are grateful for the opportunity to use our time and talents as volunteers. We have grown as individuals and as a couple!"
Dick & Marja S.
Zwolle, Netherlands
"Working with the children at ADI Jerusalem has been a positive and uplifting experience! One that I will never forget!"
Sarah H.
Karlsbad, Germany
"These were magical moments in my life - to feel how simple acts of kindness and caring become so transformative in the lives of so many, SIMPLY EXHILARATING!
Dr. Violet E.
Toronto, Canada
בעל ואישה Husband and wife
"We consider it a privilege to be part of those who care for these residents. We enjoy our work with the residents, taking care of them and communicating with them in different ways."
Peter & Gerdien
Opheusden, Netherlands
“I went to ADI thinking that I would be a blessing to the residents but, the longer I volunteered, the more I realized that they were a blessing to me!”
Lazar S.
San Diego, California
“These kids might have special needs, but they are precious gifts, that help us grow and bring out the best in us.”
Salome H.
Schomberg, Germany
“ADI is a place for everyone, not only for children and adults with different abilities, but also for you and me, who ended up receiving more than what we could ever have contributed.”
Monique K.
Taipei, Taiwan
“The experiences with residents, as well as other parts of the ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran community, will be forever etched in my mind.”
Isabella S.
Menlo Park, California
“With an incredible variety or resources such as horse therapy, hydrotherapy, music therapy and new and interesting day-to-day activities, ADI keeps their residents active and happy in the best way possible!"
Rebecca S.
Morganville, New Jersey
“This amazing experience gave me the satisfaction of playing a role in someone’s else life. Volunteering was a way of giving back to the Israeli community while I gained valuable work experience.”
Anna-Suzette P.
Dusslingen, Germany
“Each resident has a unique ability to be vulnerable and completely authentic in the most life-giving way.”
Leo E.
Bodelshausen, Germany
“It’s easy to see what they can’t do. But ADI sees what they CAN do.”
Laura W.
Dusslingen, Germany

Volunteer Voices

Volunteering at ADI was the most enriching and wonderful experience I have ever had. It literally changed my life.

Smiling boy with disabilities and volunteerבחור עם מגבלויות מחייך ולידו מתנדבת
"There’s a certain beauty in understanding that ADI’s kids are people just like us who are simply more dependent on others."
Sophie H.
Sinsheim, Germany
בחור עם מגבלויות בכסא גלגלים ולידו מתנדבת Young man with disabilities in a wheel chair next to a volunteer
Working at ADI is not just a job or a list of tasks that needs to be completed – it’s something much greater. These are people – living beings – we’re working with and learning to love being with them is extremely important, enjoyable, and rewarding.
Merle N.
Gifhorn, Germany
Young man with disabilities in a wheelchair surrounded by volunteers בחור עם מגבלויות בכסא גלגלים מוקף מתנדבים
Before coming to ADI, I hadn’t had the opportunity to meet people with disabilities. I now view these special souls in a whole new light. These lovable human beings are just that – human beings – and they have so much value to offer me and the rest of the world.
Anna S.
Schwerin, Germany
“The children of ADI taught me a lot of good things and they will always have a special place in my heart.”
Max C.
Puerto Rico
"It was an honor for me to be a part of the ADI team! I collected unforgettable impressions of unforgettable people!"
Lea T.
Plauen, Germany
“Volunteering at ADI was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life thus far. I cherished every single moment, from the first day to the last.”
Leor A.
Montreal, Canada
"We are grateful for the opportunity to use our time and talents as volunteers. We have grown as individuals and as a couple!"
Dick & Marja S.
Zwolle, Netherlands
"Working with the children at ADI Jerusalem has been a positive and uplifting experience! One that I will never forget!"
Sarah H.
Karlsbad, Germany
"These were magical moments in my life - to feel how simple acts of kindness and caring become so transformative in the lives of so many, SIMPLY EXHILARATING!
Dr. Violet E.
Toronto, Canada
בעל ואישה Husband and wife
"We consider it a privilege to be part of those who care for these residents. We enjoy our work with the residents, taking care of them and communicating with them in different ways."
Peter & Gerdien
Opheusden, Netherlands
“I went to ADI thinking that I would be a blessing to the residents but, the longer I volunteered, the more I realized that they were a blessing to me!”
Lazar S.
San Diego, California
“These kids might have special needs, but they are precious gifts, that help us grow and bring out the best in us.”
Salome H.
Schomberg, Germany
“ADI is a place for everyone, not only for children and adults with different abilities, but also for you and me, who ended up receiving more than what we could ever have contributed.”
Monique K.
Taipei, Taiwan
“The experiences with residents, as well as other parts of the ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran community, will be forever etched in my mind.”
Isabella S.
Menlo Park, California
“With an incredible variety or resources such as horse therapy, hydrotherapy, music therapy and new and interesting day-to-day activities, ADI keeps their residents active and happy in the best way possible!"
Rebecca S.
Morganville, New Jersey
“This amazing experience gave me the satisfaction of playing a role in someone’s else life. Volunteering was a way of giving back to the Israeli community while I gained valuable work experience.”
Anna-Suzette P.
Dusslingen, Germany
“Each resident has a unique ability to be vulnerable and completely authentic in the most life-giving way.”
Leo E.
Bodelshausen, Germany
“It’s easy to see what they can’t do. But ADI sees what they CAN do.”
Laura W.
Dusslingen, Germany