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.

  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

    Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge sits on 171 wooded acres on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands. The Refuge includes the Elizabeth Woodford Nature Center, an outdoor housing area with more than 60 native residents, and a wildlife rehabilitation hospital that rehabilitates orphaned and injured wildlife for release. The overall mission of the Refuge is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all. Volunteers are needed for office work, fundraising, wildlife rehabilitation, grounds-keeping & maintenance, and educational programs. Opportunities are available for volunteers 16+. Please contact via Email: mike.omalley@cedarrun.org -  Website: www.cedarrun.org/

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  • FISH Program of the Tri-boro Council of Churches

    FISH Program of the Tri-boro Council of Churches seeks volunteers from Cinnaminson, Delran,

    Palmyra, Riverside, and Riverton to serve in the areas of transport (medical appointments) and dispatch. Volunteers serve two days and scheduling is flexible. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. 

    Call 856-303-8273

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  • Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ

    Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ, Inc. has volunteer openings for troop and interest group leaders, and activity leaders for after school program, plus opportunities to work with adults in community cultivation, fund development, and service team support positions.  Call 856-795-1560.    info@gscsnj.org -   www.gscsnj.org

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  • Githens Center Burlington County Cerebral Palsy Association

    Githens Center (Burlington County Cerebral Palsy Association) in Mount Holly seeks volunteers (14+) to provide recreation, entertainment, companionship and client care, for children and adults with physical and other types of disabilities.  Volunteers are also needed for fund raising, special and seasonal events, computers, and office support. Center hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and two Saturdays a month between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Call our Volunteer Coordinator  at 609-261-1667, or email info@githenscp.org  – www.githenscenter.org

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  • Burlington County Division of Cultural and Tourism

    Burlington County Division of Cultural and Tourism seeks volunteers (18+) with an interest in the arts and local history.  We are located in Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton, headquarters for the County Parks System.    Call 609-265-5068 for volunteer opportunities.  The Friends of the Mansion at Smithville and the Smithville Conservancy are two volunteer organizations who are always seeking volunteers for docents and fundraising events.  Proceeds benefit the parks and defray programming costs.   jgoldsmith@co.burlington.nj.uswww.co.burlington.nj.us

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  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

    State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is currently looking for 55+ aged volunteers interested in joining the program and willing to council via the telephone. SHIP provides free, objective, confidential  help to people with Medicare who have problems with, or questions about Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Part D Drug Plans and Long Term Care Insurance.  SHIP is a statewide program sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and sponsored by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. If you live in Burlington County, contact Ship Coordinator Karen Bennett,  kbennett@bcc.edu   609-894-9311, ext. 1498, Website: www.shiptacenter.org/ to discuss your interest and pre-register for training.

     

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  • Family Success Center of Burlington County

    Family Success Center of Burlington County (a resource service of  Legacy Treatment Center )  strengthens families and empowers individuals to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to raise healthy and happy children. Our staff  helps  individuals, couples and children in Burlington County by offering support and assistance to help build healthy relationships and stable lives. The Family Success Center offers community assistance, family activities, child and teen programs and community support programs. Volunteers are needed for our Parent Advisory Board, Mentoring Moms/Mentoring Dads Program and Senior Outreach Programs. Also, The Family Success Center of Burlington County needs adult volunteers to mentor parents in Burlington County. You do not have to be a parent to mentor, just patient, kind and a good listener. Mentors meet with a mother or father in their community twice per month to provide encouragement and support. Free training and community activities.  For more information and to volunteer, call (609) 267-4001 x103 or email:  Lalfieri@legacytreatment.org

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  • Newborns in Need

    Newborns in Need - Serving all God’s Children - a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity. Provides: provides essential baby items for the economically disadvantaged. We provide customized clothing and items for premature babies. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? Donate baby items. (Gently used items accepted up to 12 months, call for pick-up) • Have a diaper drive or baby shower. • Volunteer to knit, crochet, sew, quilt or package store-bought items. • Make a financial donation.• Join us at a meeting listed below. SUGGESTED ITEMS NEEDED: Blankets/Quilts, Sleepers, Gowns, Onesies, Burp cloths, Baby Outfits, Wipes, Comfort toys, Baby wash, Diapers, Booties/Socks, Handmade burial layettes. Check out our "LIST" on target.com. Meeting Information: third Friday of the month at First United Methodist Church of Mt. Holly, 25 Brainerd St., Mt. Holly from 1pm - 4pm. Call (856) 983-0715 - E-mail: burlingtoncounty@newbornsinneed.org Website: www.newbornsinneed.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Burlington-County-Newborns-in-Need/101486969952529

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