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.


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  • Parents Anonymous of NJ

    Parents Anonymous of NJ, located in Trenton, is a volunteer-based organization which provides services to parents throughout New Jersey.  Several programs are open to volunteers interested in child abuse prevention: Parent Stressline/Family Helpline Volunteer, Parent support Group and HOPES Group Facilitators and Office Volunteers.  Training is free and includes comprehensive materials, support and supervision.  Contact Laurie Komjati, Volunteer Director at 609-585-7666 -  lkomjati@paofnj.orgwww.pa-of-nj.org

     

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  • Pedals for Progress

    Pedals for Progress provide basic transportation to the poorest people of the developing world with the Mid-Atlantic region’s surplus bikes.  Bicycle Collection Managers and Helpers (14+)  - Schedule: 3-5 hours on Saturday or Sunday through spring and fall (April and May, September and October) Task: Work with volunteer groups and Pedals for Progress staff conducting scheduled one-day bike collections. Large numbers Warehouse Manager Schedule: Saturdays in spring and fall. Occasional weekdays throughout the year at your convenience. Task: Assist Pedals for Progress staff and volunteers in storage and warehousing of donated bikes prior to shipping abroad. Tel: (908) 638-4811 website: www.p4p.org Email: lori@p4p.org

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  • Caring Hospice Services in Mount Laurel

     

    Caring Hospice Service in Mount Laurel, provides hospice services for a 6-county region including Burlington.  Caring Hospice is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families as they face terminal illness. 

    Volunteers with a variety of skills and talents are needed to provide friendly visits to patients in nursing facilities and/or private homes, share musical talents such as singing and/or playing an instrument, provide administrative support in our Mount Laurel office, pet therapy, reiki, licensed cosmetologists offer haircuts and/or manicures, massage therapy, and Veterans share their stories and provide recognition to Veteran patients.  There are virtual opportunities for individuals and groups to make items such as blankets, pillows, greeting cards, and keepsake Memory Bears. In keeping with Medicare requirements, background and medical checks are part of the training process.  All volunteers receive end-of-life training and continued support.  If you have questions or are interested in giving your time, please contact Lucia DiSimone, Volunteer Coordinator, at 856-439-0012  or ldisimone@caringhospice.com - website: www.caringhospice.com

     

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  • Police Athletic League (PAL)

    Police Athletic League (PAL) works with volunteers from local police departments and adults in the community to provide quality team sports activities for student athletes.  Adult volunteers are needed for coaching and supporting parent association positions. 

    * Willingboro PAL sponsors 35 baseball teams, 4 football squads, and 4 cheerleading squads for children aged 5 to 18.  Call (609) 877-2200 x 1065

    * Trenton PAL is accepting volunteers from Burlington County to work in their extensive program.  Call 609-396-0325. Website: www.trentonpal.org/ Email: www.trentonpal@aol.com

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  • Bancroft

    Bancroft exists for one critically important reason:  to provide opportunities to children and adults with diverse challenges to reach their greatest potential.  Volunteers (16+) will be supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, including autism and acquired brain injuries in a variety of assignments including recreational activities, arts & crafts, classroom support or in office settings assisting fundraising, admissions, finance, and other support teams.  For more information or to request an application contact Darleen Blesi Director, Community and Donor Engagement 856.348.1160 x 1716 darleen.blesi@bancroft.org

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  • CONTACT of Burlington County

    CONTACT of Burlington County helps county residents by providing them with information to access available services, support to navigate their daily lives and an empathetic ear for those who are in crisis or lonely, isolated and in need.  Volunteers trained in listening skills and crisis intervention are available around-the-clock.  Call 856-234-5484 for information on upcoming volunteer training or visit our website for program and volunteer information: contactburlco.org/volunteer/ - info@contactburlco.org

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  • Kate’s Place, Inc

    Kate’s Place, Inc. is a non profit social program that provides a safe and friendly environment for developmentally delayed teens and young adults 18 and above. The program currently takes place in Moorestown on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 2:00 to 6:00pm with the possibility of extending to Tuesdays and Thursdays in the near future.  We are in need of compassionate volunteers. For further information e-mail katesplaceinc@comcast.net or call (609) 694-5949.  Website: www.katesplaceinc.org

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  • League of Women Voters (LWV)

    League of Women Voters (LWV), www.lwvnj.org - a non-partisan organization open to both men and women, promotes political responsibility through informed, active participation of citizens in government. Volunteers are needed for Board and committee work, telephone and office work, fundraising, voter registration, and candidate forums at all levels.    League of Women Voters of Burlington County - http://www.lwvburlco.org/ - 856-396-5600 (voice mail) - contact@lwvburlco.org

  • LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation

    LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Foundation is a non-profit organization which encourages and supports individuals who wish to become professional pilots by awarding flight scholarships. Volunteers (14+) are needed for various tasks such as telephone and office work, event planning and fundraising.  Contact Heather Wilcox

    at 404-306-0844.  Website: www.leroywhomerjr.org    Additional Contact  800-388-1647

     

     

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