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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  • Holy Redeemer Hospice

    Holy Redeemer Hospice is in need of caring volunteers.  We offer a faith-based program with a holistic approach to healing and caring for the total person beyond their healthcare needs.  Volunteer opportunities include clerical work to support hospice staff, or patient visits and companionship to support hospice patients and their families.  Patient visits can be in the home, or in a nursing home or assisted living community.  No personal care required.  Training is provided.  Please call Rebecca Boby at 856-939-9000 x 31520 or email rbotbyl@holyredeemer.com for more info. Website: www.holyredeemer.com/

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  • Bridge of Hope Burlington County

    Bridge of Hope Burlington County, a Christian non-profit ministry, working to end and prevent homelessness for single women with children, needs church partners, and volunteers in fund raising and grant writing. Project Team Leader needed for South Jersey and Burlington County.  Estimated at 2-3 hours per week. Requirements: An extensive knowledge of multi-level fundraising, event planning, and may also including letter writing, personal contact, grant writing, and other duties. Having a current database to pull from is a plus.; 6-10 Team Members to act as salt & light in planning, executing, and following up with 2 major events each year - Winter Gala & Spring outing. Other smaller events or town sponsored fairs also in need of support workers. Grant writer is needed to help our cause acquire available grants to expand our ministry and help as many moms as possible. Experience a must!  Christian churches of any denomination with a small group of volunteers that we will train to act as mentors for a homeless mom and her children. These partnerships are instrumental to our success!  Please contact Melissa Young, MSW Program Director, Melissa@bridgeofhopeburlington.org, (609) 864-6277 - www.bridgeofhopeburlington.org

     

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  • Roebling Museum

    Roebling Museum – Volunteer opportunities: Front Desk Assistants: Front desk assistants are the public face of the museum, the first face visitors see when they enter our doors. Front Desk assistants are responsible for greeting all visitors, orienting visitors with the museum and its facilities, operating the museum’s POS (point of sale) system for all admission and gift shop sales, addressing guests’ questions and concerns, and providing basic security at the front desk.  Gallery Docent: Gallery docents are responsible for orienting visitors with the museum and its facilities, engaging visitors with the museum’s exhibitions, facilitating the museum’s orientation program, addressing guests’ questions and concerns, and providing basic security on the museum floor.  The museum is open to the public :March through December: Wednesday through Sunday 11 am-4 pm. For more information please contact: Caren Cronin, Volunteer, Program and Visitor Experience Manager,(609) 499-7200   caren.cronin@roeblingmuseum.org

     

     

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  • Kaleidoscope Therapeutic Riding Program

    Kaleidoscope Therapeutic Riding Program,  Flora Lea Farm,  21 Branin Road, Medford, NJ 08055 - Help a child with special needs get more out of life! Flexible schedule! Great Exercise! Must be at least 12 years of age. Become a Volunteer! To help a child with special needs get more out of life and achieve more is an incredibly rewarding service. Our schedule is flexible and you don't have to commit to the same time every week. Previous horse handling experience is helpful but not necessary. If you love children and you love horses this is the ultimate volunteering experience for you! KaleidoscopeTR.com - Contact Kelly 609-923-7847 - Kaleidoscopetr@yahoo.com

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  • American Youth Literacy Foundation

    The mission of the American Youth Literacy Foundation is to help all American children become literate before they reach the end of 5th grade by providing simple, phonics-based tools and reading curricula, together with training and support, to parents, teachers, tutors and organizations that work directly with students in need.

    In support of our mission, Youth Lit develops and directs free after school tutoring programs in association with public libraries, YMCAs and other community outreach organizations.  Most of our tutors are high school student volunteers who are earning community service credits while making a valuable contribution to their communities

    We provide free tutoring at locations throughout Montgomery County,PAandBurlington, Mercer andCamden County,NJ. We work in association with local YMCA’s, public libraries and other non-profit organizations.  Click on the map (left) to see some of the elementary schools and libraries where we teach, some of the YMCA’s we are affiliated with and some of the colleges and high schools that our tutors attend

    Any high school or college undergrad student who is interested in becoming a tutor can visit our website at www.YouthLit.org.  A 16 hour online training requirement applies.

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  • New Jersey Foster Grandparent Program

    New Jersey Foster Grandparent Program is looking for volunteers (60+) to serve as companions/mentors for children in area Head Start and preschool programs as well as group homes, hospitals and New Lisbon Developmental Center.  Eligible volunteers may serve up to 40 hours a week, receive a tax-free stipend and mileage as well as supplemental insurance, ‘paid’ holidays, vacation and sick time.  Please call Cynthia at 609-726-1000 x 4370.

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  • PAWS Nature Center of Mount Laurel

    PAWS Nature Center of Mount Laurel is a nature education center focusing on wildlife and barnyard animals and birds, the senses and the environment of an 18th century farmstead.  Volunteers (16+) are needed for tour guides, greeters, fund raising, telephone and office work.  Call 856-778-8795.  paws@mtlaurel.comwww.pawsfarm.com  

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  • Golden Eagle Community Band

    Golden Eagle Community Band seeks volunteer amateur adult musicians to perform familiar music for
    people of all ages at parades and concerts throughout South Jersey. Volunteers must already play an instrument and should be able to read music. High school students (14+) are admitted by audition. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings during the school year at the Lumberton Middle School.

    Call 609-267-PLAY - www.GoldenEagleCommunityBand.org - email: gecb@goldeneaglecommunityband.org
     

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