Program Dates

 Application Deadlines

Document  Before Start Date
New Applications:  7 Weeks
Returnee Applications  6 Weeks
Final Documents:  5 Weeks

Program Dates

********2019********

Click here for the complete 2019 schedule on Sar-El Israel’s site

January 2019
Jan. 6 – Jan. 24   Regular Group (Tu B’Shvat-Jan. 21)
Jan. 27 – Feb. 14 Regular Group
February 2019
Feb. 17 – Feb. 21 One Week Group (Must meet group at 8:00 am)
Feb. 17-Mar. 7, 2019
March 2019
Mar. 10 – Mar. 28 Regular Group (March 21-Purim)
Mar. 31 – Apr. 18  Regular Group ( Passover is April 20-26)
April 2019
Apr. 28 – May 2   One Week Group (must meet group at 8:00 am)
Apr. 28 – May 16 Regular Group (Leave bases Wed. May 8; return to bases Sunday May 12; NO Beit Oded on Wed. May 8. May 1 is Yom HaShoah; May 8 is Yom Hazikaron; May 9 is Yom Ha’atzmaut)
May 2019
May 19 – Jun. 6   Regular Group
(June 2 is Jerusalem Day; May 23 is Lag B’Omer; June 9 is Shavuot)
June 2019
Jun. 16 – Jul. 4  Regular Groups
Jun. 16 – Jul. 4  International Youth Groups (IYG)
July 2019
Jul. 7 – Jul. 25    Regular Groups
Jul. 7 – Jul. 25    International Youth Groups (IYG)
Jul. 28 – Aug. 15 Regular Groups
Jul. 28 – Aug. 15 International Youth Groups (IYG)
(Aug. 11 is Tisha B’Av)
August 2019
Aug. 18 – Sept. 5 Regular Group
September 2019
Sep. 8 – Sep. 26  Regular Group
(No programs Sept. 27-Oct. 27; Rosh Hashana-Sept. 30; Yom Kippur- Oct. 9; Succot- Oct.14-20; Simchat Torah-Oct. 21)
October
Oct. 27 – Nov. 14 Regular Group (Popular Canadian Date) 1This date is often preferred by Canadians but all listed dates are available to anybody.
November 2019
Nov. 17 – Nov. 21 One Week Group (must meet at 8:00 am)
Nov. 17 – Dec. 5   Regular Group
December 2019
Dec. 8 – Dec. 26   Regular Group (Chanukah begins Dec. 23)
Dec. 29 – Jan. 16  Regular Group

********2020********

Click here for the complete 2020 schedule on Sar-El Israel’s site

January 2020
Jan. 19-Feb. 6
February 2020
February 9-27 (Feb. 10-Tu B’Shevat)
Feb. 9-13–1 Week Group (must meet group at 8:30 am)
March 2020
March 1-19
March 1-5 –1 Week Group (must meet groups at 8:30 am)
March 22-April 2—2 Week Group (Passover is April 8-15)
April 2020
April 19-23– 1 Week Group (must meet group at 8:30am)
(Yom HaShoah—April 21; Yom Hazikaron—April 28;
Yom Ha’atzmaut—April 29)
May 2020
May 3-7—1 Week Group (must meet group at 8:30 am)
May 10-28 (Lag B’Omer–May 12; Shavuot–May 29)
May 31-June 18
June 2020
June 21-July 9–Regular Groups and International Youth Groups (IYG)
July 2020
July 12-30 –Regular Groups & International Youth Groups (IYG)
(Tisha B’Av—July 30)
August 2020
August 2-20—Regular Groups & International Youth Groups (IYG)
August 23-Sept. 10
September 2020
Sept. 13-17—1 Week Group (must meet group at 8:30 am)
(No programs Sept. 18-Oct. 11; Rosh Hashana-Sept. 19; Yom Kippur- Sept. 28; Sukkot- Oct.3-9; Simchat Torah-Oct. 10)
October 2020
October 11-15—1 Week Group (must meet group at 8:30 am)
Oct. 18-Nov. 5 (Popular Canadian Date) This date is often preferred by Canadians but all listed dates are available to anybody.
November 2020
November 8-26
Nov. 29-Dec. 17 (Chanukah Dec. 11-18)
December 2020
Dec. 20-Jan 7, 2021

 

** VFI Plus

Eye On Israel

The USA sister of Sar-El Canada, Volunteers for Israel (VFI), has collaborated with Gil Travel Group to offer VFI Plus, a program that includes 2 weeks of volunteering plus a week of guided touring for English speakers. This separate program offered by VFI is not connected with Sar-El Canada and we cannot be held responsible for the content etc. For more information please review their offer at:  http://www.giltravel.com/tour/volunteers-for-israel. Note this program will be run concurrently with the regular Sar-El Canada program and does not replace it.