Volunteer Center Directory

This directory is published by the Volunteer Center of Burlington County as a service to our community. For more information regarding local volunteer opportunities, call the Volunteer Center at 609-894-9311 x 1492, 856-222-9311 x 1492) or send an e-mail.

Click on the categories or tags to navigate opportunities by interest level. Use the age categories to locate opportunities designed for that age group.

The Volunteer Center of Burlington County is determined to be a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. It is affiliated with RSVP Burlington County, DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Associations) of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties, NJ Governor’s Office of Volunteerism, Points of Light Foundation-Hands On Network, Volunteer Center National Network and 1-800-Volunteer.org.


To see an alphabetical grid view of all opportunities, click here. For a grid view of all keywords, click here.

  • Battleship New Jersey Memorial & Museum

    Battleship New Jersey Memorial & Museum needs volunteer tour guides (18+) for weekend, weekday, and evening events.  Tour guides lead individual and group tours, work with veterans and youth groups, chaperone overnight encampments, and serve as guest lecturers throughout the tri-state area.  Also, restoration and clerical support opportunities.  No previous military experience required. Contact Mike Chase,  m.chase@battleshipnewjersey.org -  866-877-6262 x 224   – www.battleshipnewjersey.org

    62 Battleship Place, Camden, NJ – accessible by Riverline.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region located in Cherry Hill, is a social service program for children in Burlington County,  who have shown a need for positive development through the help of qualified, interested adults to improve relationships and performance at home, school, and in the community. BB/BS needs volunteers, including seniors, to serve as adult role models, friends, and mentors. Volunteers are also needed in the office, to assist with educational activities, and/or special events. For information on the application procedure, call 856-616-2340. www.bbbssepa.org 

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  • AARP Tax Counselors and Client Facilitators Program

    AARP Tax Counselors and Client Facilitators Program - AARP has a program in Burlington County especially for Seniors so that other low and moderate income persons will be able to have their 2019 taxes done for free by certified Tax Counselors.  We are looking for volunteer Tax Counselors and Client Facilitators. Training is provided.  There are ten sites located around the County.  The sites will be open from February 1st until April 15th.  Information on the location of the sites can be found on the AARP home page site, the Office On Aging, and most county libraries and local newspapers.  One does not have to be a member of AARP or be a Senior to utilize these services or to participate as a preparer.  If interested please contact Margaret Guellich at 856-609-7791.

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  • Acenda Integrated Health is looking for college-age and adult volunteers to become mentors

    Acenda Integrated Health is looking for college-age and adult volunteers to become mentors for Camden, Gloucester County foster care youth, ages 14-21, at-risk of dropping out of school. All the youth have experienced some form of abuse or neglect, lack reliable transportation, and supportive family relationships. They are in need of a positive role model and support. Please contact Mentor Coordinator, for more information or to express interest at 844-422-3632.

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  • Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ)

    The Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose purpose is social, supportive and educational.  Volunteers needed for community outreach, event support, membership/volunteer recruitment, publicity, content development, social media, and more.  Exciting and flexible opportunities to contribute both at home and various locations in South Jersey and Center City, Philadelphia. volunteer@vssj.com | 609-379-3560 | vssj.com

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  • Sexual Assault Services Program at CONTACT of Burlington County

    Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate assists sexual assault victims in our Sexual Assault Services Program. A volunteer must be 18 and a high school graduate at time of application. Advocates receive training specific to sexual assault issues. An advocate learns how to provide supportive phone counseling and may accompany sexual assault victims at hospitals, police stations or court. Bilingual volunteers are desperately needed! 

    Short-term projects (such as staffing tables at community fairs or assisting on a fundraising event committee) or a special skill that could benefit CONTACT.

    Please call at 856-234-5484 x101 or e-mail info@contactburlco.org for more information on upcoming training classes and volunteering.  Or visit our website – www.contactburlco.org – to learn more about Contact, our programs, services and volunteer opportunities.

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  • Compassus Hospice

    Compassus Hospice is seeking kind-hearted and compassionate volunteers and interns studying in the health care field, who live in Burlington County, and throughout New Jersey, to support and assist individuals and their loved ones, at the end of their journey. Understanding that the gift of time and attention given to another is a personal reward like no other, and Compassus Hospice offers a wide range of volunteer and internship opportunities that can fit anyone’s personality and schedule. Administrative, Energy and Massage Therapy, Pet Therapy, Art Therapy, Veteran to Veteran, Music, Caregiver Relief, Angel, and Compassionate Companions are some examples of volunteer opportunities available. Volunteers can impact patients in extraordinary ways. If you have at least one to two hours a week to give, and are committed to volunteering for one year, that would be greatly appreciated. Free orientation, background checks and medical requirements are included. Please call 609-531-0100 or email Volunteer Coordinator,  Vellus at Vellus.Campbell@compassus.com, for more information. You may also visit www.compassus.com to fill out an application as well.

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  • Jersey Yahoos Burlington County's Own 23rd Vol Inf Reg

    Volunteers need/wanted to represent the 23rd Reg. NJ Vol. Inf. The 23rd Reg. was a 9 mouth vol, reg. Date Mustered on Sept. 13th Mustered out June 27th, 1863.

    Through Living History, to foster awareness and appreciation of the men and boys
    from Burlington County who answered their country's call and formed the NJ 23rd
    Volunteer Infantry Regiment, joining the famous First NJ Brigade in the struggle to
    preserve the Union.

    Needed and wanted 
    Vols. to join our group.
    Male and female, and children can also join our growing family of friends. To take part in parades and local events in NJ or whatever comes our way.

    Our Mission to spread the word of the 23rd Reg.and the men that took pride in calling them self's " YAHOOS " for the rest of live

    For more information and to volunteer Message us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/Jersey-Yahoos-Burlington-Countys-Own-23rd-Vol-Inf-Reg-302633356529763/about/?ref=page_internal

    Or email Edwin Kaewell elkaewell@hotmail.com

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  • Armed Forces Heritage Museum

    Armed Forces Heritage Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is seeking volunteers to assist us with our mission programs. Volunteer opportunities include: MiniMo mobile museum setup/take down and docent responsibilities at public events throughout the county and surrounding areas, with upcoming planned events at the Roebling Car Show (4/27), Jeeps on the Waterfront-Burlington (5/4), Bordentown Street Fair (5/18-19), Ewing Partiots Day (7/3), Burlington County Farm Fair (7/16-20), and more! Living History presentations support of programs that feature veterans who have served with distinction. Such support includes audio/visual setup/take down, attendee registration & feedback survey form administration, and other hosting responsibilities at public venues in and throughout the Burlington County area Membership opportunity to work directly with our board of directors in promoting and shaping our mission to, "Preserve, Honor, and Educate all on the history of the military in New Jersey and the surrounding regions". Must be 18 years or older Contact Person: Marc Iroff; Email: marc.iroff@afhmus.orghttp://www.afhmus.org/

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  • Burlington Vicinage is seeking adult and youth volunteers for two Superior Court programs

    The Burlington Vicinage is seeking adult and youth volunteers for two Superior Court programs.

    Adult and youth volunteers are needed as Juvenile Conference Committee (JCC) board members, court-appointed citizens who hear and decide matters involving alleged juvenile offenders. They make recommendations to a family court judge for a resolution that would aid in the juvenile's rehabilitation.

    Youth volunteers could be eligible for community service credit hours based upon approval from their high school.

    Adults are needed as courthouse information specialists to greet and direct litigants, attorneys and visitors to their destinations. They also answer questions and provide assistance in person or by phone.

    Prospective adult volunteers for both programs must undergo a screening process, which includes a written application, interview, fingerprinting and a criminal background check. Mandatory training provided by the Burlington Vicinage must be completed prior to volunteer service.
    Prospective youth volunteers, who must be between the ages of 14 and 17, are subject to a juvenile record check. Parental consent is required for all youth volunteers. Mandatory training provided by the Burlington Vicinage must be completed prior to volunteer service.
    For additional information about the programs and the application process, contact Lawrence Bethea at lawrence.bethea@njcourts.gov.

     

     

     

     

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