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.

  • Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals - Volunteers Needed

    School is soon to be OUT which means that the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Summer Meals are IN! Our Summer Meals program provides children with FREE breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks from June 12th to September 1st throughout South Jersey. We are currently looking for volunteers to prepare and package these meals to be distributed over the next few months. Volunteers must be over the age of 13 and if under the age of 16 they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    For more information and to sign up, please contact volunteers@foodbanksj.org or call 8560662-4884 x 160

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  • Burlington County Division of Parks

    Burlington County Division of Parks seeks volunteers (18+) with an interest in the arts, local history, nature, and festivals.  The Friends of the Mansion at Smithville is a non-profit organization who are also seeking volunteers for docents and special events.  To find out about the extensive volunteer opportunities available for both individuals and groups throughout the Burlington County Park System, please go to our webpage at www.co.burlington.nj.us/1443/Volunteer-Opportunities

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  • Burlington County Library System Foundation Seeks Clerical & Marketing Volunteer

    The Burlington County Library System Foundation is looking for a volunteer to devote approximately 15 hours/week for a variety of clerical and marketing-related duties. The volunteer will aid the Marketing Committee in the areas of fundraising and publicity. The primary task will be assisting the Marketing Committee in organizing a large scale fundraising event to be held at the County Library in Westampton, NJ in December 2017. The volunteer will assist in coordinating vendors, advertising, managing social media, sending out invitations and related correspondence. Working knowledge and capability in the areas or Word, Excel and QuickBooks is preferred. Ease of maneuvering social media is desirable. Some accounting and administrative work is also needed. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, creative and has good organizational and writing skills. The location of the volunteer opportunity is primarily at the County Library in Westampton, NJ but transportation is necessary for periodic off-site meetings at branch libraries within Burlington County. Please contact Maryann Meadus (mmeadus@bcls.lib.nj.us) with your letter of interest; include relevant experience.

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  • Moorestown School of Music - Volunteer Music School Supervisor Needed

    Moorestown School of Music - Volunteer Music School Supervisor; 3 to 5 hours per day (Monday - Friday); overseeing accounts receivable/payable and reconciling accounts, scheduling lessons, have strong skills in software, social media/web-based applications and computer use, developing and assist with marketing programs in and around the Moorestown/South Jersey area to increase school's student population and enhance instruction, represent the school at recitals and fundraising events,  addressing staffing issues from individual instruction teachers and Music Together franchise staff, liaise with parents and supervise the receptionist.  Contact Dori Cowan or Jacqueline Farmer, Moorestown School of Music, 301 Union Street, Moorestown, NJ 08057, 856-235-7565, www.msmnj.org. Email: info@msmnj.org 

     

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  • The Clare Estate

    The Clare Estate offers top quality senior living on all care levels. Our senior living services and wellness care include a variety of options for all seniors, whether they choose independent living, assisted living, enhanced care, or memory care services. We are not a traditional care facility; we are a home specialized in the care and support of your loved one. We pride ourselves on the longevity of care providers who really get to know and bond with our resident as an extension of your family.  One may think Alzheimer's disease is the end of the story, in reality it is just the beginning of a new chapter that can be filled with great meaning and purpose. Making one resident smile can change the world, maybe not the entire world, but their world. We are currently looking for individuals who are compassionate and strive to make others smile. We are in search of people who are artists, musicians, and interested in sitting and chatting with our residents. The many crafts we offer, including bead making, tie blanket making, & artwork inspired by famous artists, encourage our residents to share their talents. One may never expect it, but even in our most reserved residents, an artist dwells!  What we expect from our volunteers is a compassionate nature, willing to take part in our daily activities such as exercise, bingo, reading groups, crafts, cognitive exercises, and coffee socials. Feel free to contact us via e-mail or phone with any questions or comments.  dmolinelli@theclareestate.come or (609)298-9960 ask for the activities department.

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  • Friends of the Black Run Preserve

    Friends of the Black Run Preserve - The Black Run Preserve is a 1,300 acre parcel of permanently preserved land in Evesham Township, located between the Marlton Lakes and Kings Grant neighborhoods. It is an ecological wonder of Pine Barrens forest, wetlands, streams and old cranberry bogs, and hosts a variety of threatened and endangered plant and animal species.  We need your help.  Volunteers with a variety of skill sets and experience are needed as we extend our outreach into the local and regional communities.  Email:  foblackrun@gmail.com -    Website info:  http://blackrun.org/volunteering/

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  • New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy

    The New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy provides a highly disciplined environment fostering academics, leadership development, physical training, and personal growth to educate and train unemployed youth who have ceased to attend high school.

    We are seeking volunteers to join our mentoring program. Through a friendly matching process mentors will be connected with youth attemding the Academy. As a mentor you will: serve as a positive role model and friend, motivate at-risk youth to change his or her life towards positive behavior and success, and help build the youth’s self-esteem.

    Qualifications Include:

    • Mentor must be 21 years of age and older
    • Attend on-site Training Day
    • Three face-to-face visits
    • 12 month follow-up after youth graduate

    Applications can be accessed on our website: www.nj.gov/military/challenge

    Once the application is completed, someone will be in contact with more information.

    Please direct any questions to the Recruitment, Placement, and Mentoring Department

    rpm@dmava.nj.gov

    609.556.6080

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  • Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF

    Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF), is a not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to provide a variety of specialized services, at no charge, to any New Jersey family facing the challenges of caring for a child with cancer. The distinctive feature of ECF’s program is the tailored package of support provided to the family. The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, privately funded by the contributions of individuals, corporations, foundations and community groups. Volunteer Opportunities include: clerical support , organize a food drive, speaker’s bureau, assist with special events, organize a local fundraiser , deliver food to area families, or pack, shelve, and inventory the Food Pantry, track and acknowledge patient and sibling birthdays. Southern Regional Center – 732.282.2324 – mgiblin@emmanuelcancer.org or www.emmanuelcancer.org

     

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