We are so excited that you would like to become a YUConnects connector. Please be aware that there will be a delay in processing your connector application as the YUConnects administrator who trains connectors is out on maternity leave. We hope to be in touch with you as soon as she is ready to train new connectors.
The YUConnects Team
Cost For service:
Do you charge for your Matchmaking services (either up-front or after a successful match is made)?
No, I do not charge a predetermined fee for my services but Jewish Law stipulates that if someone is successfully matched (regardless if it is a matchmaker or friend) then there is a requirement to give a gift to the person that set you up. Click here for more details.
Please supply 2 references of people that you have set up that are not your family members, or people who can attest to your potential ability as a matchmaker (character references). We are interested in established matchmakers as well as those with interest in matchmaking. We will Email your references and once they have emailed us your reference then we will follow-up with phone calls where appropriate.
IF YOU DO NOT HEAR FROM US THEN WE HAVE NOT RECEIVED E-MAILS FROM YOUR 2 REFERENCES.
When did you set them up?
When did you set them up?
Other Matchmaker Association
Instructions: If you already know a matchmaker(s) on the site who can be used as a reference for you then please indicate the matchmakers name below. Please note: You should only put the matchmakers name down if they know you well enough to be an additional reference for you. You can list up to three matchmaker names below.
Matchmaker Background: (This section describes a bit about your background.)
My Religious Orientation is best described as:
My Ethnicity can best be described as:
My native Language is:
Languages that I speak fluently include:
I focus on:
How many male singles do you personally know today?
How many female singles do you personally know today?
What are the reasons for you wanting to become a volunteer matchmaker on YUConnects?
Date I was married:
I confirm that I have read and agree to the
Terms and Conditions of service of membership.
I also agree to abide by the matchmaker guidelines stated below.
Matchmakers should spend a minimum of 6 hours online each week matching, emailing and calling their singles (members).
Matchmakers should work with at least 30 members and search at least once a week for each member, matching appropriately.
Matchmakers should accept members into their network (or decline with valid reason) within 24 hrs. The member should then be emailed to set up a ‘Get to know you’ call.
Matchmakers should then call their members within 3 days to get to know them better. The call should be approximately 15 minutes long.
Only married matchmakers are allowed on the site.
Matchmakers may not require a specific fee for their services, however we will email members who become engaged through the site to remind them to show their appreciation to the matchmaker. We also inform them about the laws of matchmaking.
All matches must be made online, through the site. Even if done with the best of intentions, it is not halachically permissible and is Geneiva.
No one can use your password (whether married or single), nor can you allow them to view the matchmaker side of the system. Even if done to help a single, it is not halachically permissible and is Geneivat Daat.