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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  • 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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  • Lighthouse Hospice

    Lighthouse Hospice seeks Volunteers for Direct Patient visitation. No healthcare experience necessary, training provided. Volunteers visit patients for companionship, you might read to them, write letters for them, life review. We also have poetry readings in facilities or play music at the bedside. The smallest amount of time you give means the world to our patients and their families. Call  856-414-1155 -  info@lighthousehospice.net  - www.lighthousehospice.net

     

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  • Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND)

    Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development (MEND) provides low and moderate-income housing for families and senior citizens (a limited stock of housing for the disabled).  Volunteers are needed for fund raising, public relations, and other various projects.  Call Sarah Cyr at 856-722-7070 ext. 10. Email: info@mendinc.org - Website: www.mendinc.org

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  • Community Options, Inc.

    Community Options, Inc. is a pioneering, national nonprofit organization that has assisted thousands of people with disabilities to depart institutions, live in settings of their choice, achieve fiscal autonomy and explore recreational opportunities that foster self-esteem.  COI is currently recruiting groups (businesses, corporations, college organizations, etc.) to participate in Project: CARE (Community Assisted Residence Enhancement). The program enables both members of the community and volunteers from local colleges and businesses to improve the quality of life for all of our residents living in COI group homes. Groups will volunteer for one full day helping paint the interior and do minor repairs throughout the inside and outside of the home. Must be 18 years of age or older and able to provide your own transportation to and from the event.  Previous experience with painting and home repair and maintenance is a definite plus, but in no way required. For more information or to send a donation of supplies or time, please call:  (609) 265-7749 - Maddie Lobban – Executive Director, Maddie.Lobban@comop.orgwww.comop.org

     

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  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving NJ (MADD NJ)

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving NJ (MADD NJ) is seeking volunteers in 2 areas: Victim Advocates   (18 +) receive special training and support to be there for individuals/families who are suffering losses and injuries due to alcohol-related crashes
    and underage drinking.  Advocates need not have experienced a loss themselves, only to be caring and compassionate people who sincerely want to help.  Volunteers (any age) are also needed in the NJ State Office in Cranbury, NJ to assist with general
    clerical administrative tasks, such as answering phones, fulfilling requests for information, etc., as well as critical areas such as website design and maintenance, photography, statewide newsletter, speaker's bureau and public policy team.  http://www.madd.org/local-offices/nj/volunteer.html - Email: nj.state@madd.org Please call 609-409-1220

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  • Crossroads Programs, Inc.

    Crossroads Programs, Inc. provides abused, abandoned, and homeless youth (including teen mothers) with opportunities for positive growth and development through residential and community-based programs.  Use your skills creatively!   Volunteers are needed for mentoring; teaching and tutoring; motivational workshops; recreation, transportation, or child care aides; fundraising and clerical assistance; arts & crafts and other group leadership; landscaping; facility maintenance; etc.  A United Way Agency.  Call (609) 880-0210.  info@crossroadsprograms.org  - crossroadsprograms.org   

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