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.

  • New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

    New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault  (NJCASA) is the state-wide coalition of sexual violence programs. Our mission is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors, their loved ones and significant others, foster collaborative relationships between community systems, and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people. We are a not-for profit, 501(c)(3) organization. NJCASA is in need of a Resource Center and Website Volunteer a few hours each week to help organize and maintain our Resource Center, and update our website regularly. General duties: • Organize NJCASA’s Resource Center materials • Develop and maintain a working database that can store all of the materials on our website • Track and keep up-to-date records of materials checked-out and returned on a monthly basis • Read through materials and write brief summaries to be used in NJCASA newsletters and website • Input updated information on the NJCASA website as needed Preferred Qualifications: • Excellent organizational skills • Interest in developing and maintaining organizational systems • Experience with databases and Dreamweaver • Ability to work well independently • A librarian background a plus, but not necessary Other volunteer details: • Flexible schedules are available • Unfortunately, we are not accessible by public transportation. Volunteers must be able to provide their own transportation. Contact info/ application process: Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator by email at volunteers@njcasa.org or by phone at (609) 631-4450 ext 211 for an application and more information.  More Info: www.njcasa.orginfo@njcasa.org

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  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice Services VNHS

    Visiting Nurse and Hospice Services VNHS: Ages: 18 and over. No previous experience necessary. Orientation and training will be provided to interested volunteers. Provide needed support and companionship as a friend to patients and/or their families.· Contact patient/family by phone before visits.· Maintain telephone contact with patient and family when unable to keep established visit schedule,  assist patient with tasks such as: Light meal preparation and mealtime assistance, Shopping and related errands, assistance with letter writing, reading, or pursuing hobbies/ interests ie: sports, politics, occupations; listen and allow patient to review memories and love of family and friends; watch TV, play cards and board game; look at old scrapbooks; walk with patient if patient is up to it; sit at patient’s bedside and be a needed presence. Contact:  Macleod  Carre, MSWBereavement & Volunteer,Tel (800) 792-8603 ext 2105

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  • New Lisbon Developmental Center

    New Lisbon Developmental Center is in need of Group Sponsors to provide Cottage parties and special projects to benefit developmentally disabled adults in our residential treatment center.  Individual volunteers are also needed to assist with recreational activities, perform light repair of items donated to our Thrift Shop, and assist with bike repair. For additional information or to volunteer, call (609) 726-1000, Ext. 4205 and ask for Jackie Kulsick or email Jacqueline.Kulsick@dhs.state.nj.us  

     

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  • Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program

    Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program is looking for volunteers (60+) to serve as mentors and tutors to children and youth with special needs in schools, hospitals, Headstart and daycare programs throughout the area.  Eligible volunteers serving 20 hours per week can  receive a monthly non-taxable stipend.  Call 856-757-3783 Adria Cruz, Foster Grandparent Program, Marianne Comea 856-757-3084 - info@lourdes.net 

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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  Volunteer Coordinator, at 856-439-0012  or 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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