Sherut Leumi Search

When looking into Sherut it can be extremely overwhelming since Sherut Leumi has hundreds of options available all over the country! This can make it very challenging to choose only a few placements at which to interview. It is important to narrow down your options. This is how we advise you to go about the process.

  1. Decide what type of Sherut interests you most. Make a list to prioritize what you are looking to get out of your year. This can include things from improving your Hebrew, to being comfortable in your apartment, to being accessible by public transportation. The goal is that this will help you narrow your list and clarify the most important aspects.
  2. Go through the Amutot websites and search for jobs in the categories you are interested, and find someone you can speak to about a similar experience. Look through a Translation Guide for many tekanim in Jerusalem and surrounding areas
  3. Once you feel like you know what you want, make a list with a maximum of 5 places to interview at. (It does not matter if they are from the same Amutot or not)​
  4. Sign up for Sayarot – There are a few days at the end of January when you can go on each of the Amutot’s websites and sign up for an interview at the specific teken you want – see below for an explanation on how to make an account on the website as well as sign up for the sayarot.
  5. Consider reaching out to the rakazot on the Programs and Contact page – Most speak English and often work with Bnot Sherut Bodedot (Lone Bnot Sherut)

Sign up for Websites

Take a look at the following videos on explaining how to sign up for the different Amutot websites and how to register for sayarot.
* Note: If you do not have a Teudat Zehut (Israeli ID) then try to make an account with your passport number – if you are unsuccessful, please contact us.

Miyunim Mudkamim

Miyunim Mukdamim (Early Screening) is the early sign-up and interview process for certain Sherut Leumi places. This process occurs in December, several weeks earlier than most Sherut Leumi places. The Sherut places that require Miyunim Mukdamim have their own application/interview process. This is unlike most Sherut placements, in that sign up and interviews are not done through a Sherut Placement Organization (Bat Ami, Agudah Lehitnadvut, etc.). Many of the Sherut Leumi organizations have tour guiding and Jewish identity placements that do not require Miyunim Mukdamim, so unless you specifically want one of the options listed below, it is easier to apply for standard sayarot through the Placement Organizations.

*Many of the sherut places available through Miyunim Mukdamim require a two-year commitment.

For additional information about Miyunim Mukdamim, look on the websites of the Placement Organizations. Below is a list of most of the Sherut places that require Miyunim Mukdamim.

Prime Minister’s Office

For this sherut leumi option you can only apply as an Israeli citizen. This job is through Agudah Lehitnadvut. For more information contact us.

Nature Therapy

You must sign-up for the miyun beforehand by filling out this form.
Additional information here.

Head of Bnei Akiva youth group chapter

If you are interested in attending you must fill out this form and they will invite you to the miyun.
Additional information here.

Tour guiding and teaching Jewish identity

You must sign-up for the miyun beforehand by filling out this form. You need to commit to two years of Sherut Leumi to be accepted to Eshkolot. This job is through Agudah Lehitnadvut.

Additional information here.

Teaching Jewish identity to at-risk youth

You must sign-up for the miyun beforehand by filling out this form. You need to commit to two years of Sherut Leumi to be accepted to Ach”i.
Additional information here.

Tour guiding

You must sign-up for the miyun beforehand by filling out this form (download the form next to Reshut HaTeva V’HaGanim). You need to commit to two years of Sherut Leumi to be accepted.

Additional information here.

Teaching Jewish identity in schools

If you are interested in attending you must fill out this form.

Additional information here.

Program for children with cancer

This sherut option is only available to people whose parents live in Israel. This job is through Agudah Lehitnadvut.
Additional information here.

Tour Guiding for Special Needs Population

Additional information here.