Volunteer Opportunities Directory

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, an environmental watchdog group responsible for the entire Delaware River watershed, seeks responsible volunteers (16+). River Hands - These volunteers work on special projects like stream bank restoration and river cleanups. Special projects take place at different times and locations throughout the year and the watershed. No special training is required. All you have to do is show up willing to help. River Hands are notified of special project volunteer opportunities through the newsletter.

Welcome

Welcome 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 (x7492), 856-222-9311 (x7492) 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.

Legacy Treatment Center

Legacy Treatment Center serves the needs of the residents of Burlington County, seeks volunteers for both office work and consumer assistance.  Duties include light paperwork, filing, organization and some follow-up phone calls to consumers.  Must have pleasant demeanor, good organizational skills and ability to work with people. Call 609-267-5656 ext. 217., www.legacytreatment.org  Laura Alfieri, Coordinator, email:  lalfieri@legacytreatment.org

Emergency Squads of Burlington County

The Emergency Squads of Burlington County need many additional volunteers, especially those available to respond to daytime calls during the week.  EMT certification classes are offered in county.  About half the squads also sponsor junior auxiliaries for teen volunteers. Burlington County First Aid Council - Francis Pagurek, President - fpagurek@mountlaurel.com     http://www.burlcofac.org/   or contact your local squad.

 

American Cancer Society - Eastern Division, Southwest Region

American Cancer Society –Eastern Division, Southwest Region, needs people with telephone, receptionist, and personal computer skills.  A variety of long and short-term assignments in public education, office administration, and fund raising are available; also volunteers to provide transportation for local patients to doctor's appointments and treatment centers.  Orientation and training provided.  For details, call 856-616-1650 x 3116, debbie.cooney@cancer.orgwww.cancer.org

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for students ages 15 to 18 coming into this area.  Foreign students speak English, are bright and eager to learn and share culture and language.  ASSE also seeks local high school students to become exchange students abroad.  Interested families and students call Sue Nelson or (732) 251-1517. Or email susannelson223@aol.com

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  • Delaware Riverkeeper Network

    The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, an environmental watchdog group responsible for the entire Delaware River watershed, seeks responsible volunteers (16+). River Hands - These volunteers work on special projects like stream bank restoration and river cleanups. Special projects take place at different times and locations throughout the year and the watershed. No special training is required. All you have to do is show up willing to help. River Hands are notified of special project volunteer opportunities through the newsletter. This is a great opportunity for families and friends to get together, lend a hand and have some fun! River Stewards - These volunteers observe local waterways on a regular basis and report concerns and problems. A guidebook is provided and volunteers are notified of training opportunities during the year. Training opportunities include how to conduct biological surveys, stream mapping and more. How far you go is up to you. This is a great group for fishing fans, boaters, and others who live, work or play on the water! Home Waters Activists- These volunteers receive educational alerts when there is a current issue or hot topic in their watershed. They take action and speak out by educating their neighbors, writing letters, attending meetings and public hearings, and talking to public officials about threats to their local watershed. These are volunteers who raise their voice to protect their home waters. No special training is necessary. You choose your area of interest and types of actions. This is the group for people who are interested in advocacy and proactive protection! River Monitors - These volunteers perform chemical water quality tests, survey for sediment pollution and participate in macroinvertebrate surveys at test sites in the watershed. Tests are conducted biweekly and all data is recorded in logs. Monitors receive training and attend periodic reviews and quality assurance sessions. Monitors can also assist in securing funding to cover the cost of the test kits and chemicals by recruiting or being site sponsors. We currently have 82 active sites in the watershed. You can join a site near you or work at a new site as soon as funding is secured. This group requires dedication and training, but the experience is worth it Maya K. van Rossum, keeper@delawareriverkeeper.org or Email:  drn@delawareriverkeeper.org - Please see more specifics and fill out short inquiryform at:  http://delawareriverkeeper.org/join/volunteer.aspx  - (215) 369-1188

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  • Welcome

    Welcome 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 (x7492), 856-222-9311 (x7492) 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.

  • Legacy Treatment Center

    Legacy Treatment Center serves the needs of the residents of Burlington County, seeks volunteers for both office work and consumer assistance.  Duties include light paperwork, filing, organization and some follow-up phone calls to consumers.  Must have pleasant demeanor, good organizational skills and ability to work with people. Call 609-267-5656 ext. 217., www.legacytreatment.org  Laura Alfieri, Coordinator, email:  lalfieri@legacytreatment.org

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  • Emergency Squads of Burlington County

    The Emergency Squads of Burlington County need many additional volunteers, especially those available to respond to daytime calls during the week.  EMT certification classes are offered in county.  About half the squads also sponsor junior auxiliaries for teen volunteers. Burlington County First Aid Council - Francis Pagurek, President - fpagurek@mountlaurel.com     http://www.burlcofac.org/   or contact your local squad.

     

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  • American Cancer Society - Eastern Division, Southwest Region

    American Cancer Society –Eastern Division, Southwest Region, needs people with telephone, receptionist, and personal computer skills.  A variety of long and short-term assignments in public education, office administration, and fund raising are available; also volunteers to provide transportation for local patients to doctor's appointments and treatment centers.  Orientation and training provided.  For details, call 856-616-1650 x 3116, debbie.cooney@cancer.orgwww.cancer.org

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  • Animal Welfare Association (AWA)

    Animal Welfare Association ( AWA ) Voorhees

     

    Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers assist with cleaning, animal handling, clerical roles, outreach and fundraising events and much more. To ensure that the volunteer experience is a safe and enjoyable for all, our program does require training and completion of hours to be able to handle the animals. Minimum age requirements apply. One may submit an application to volunteer through our website at: https://awanj.org/volunteer-on-site   .

     

    For more information, please visit our website at www.awanj.org  or email Volunteers@awanj.org .

    Volunteer Coordinator- Katie Ritter

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  • ASSE International Student Exchange Programs

    ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for students ages 15 to 18 coming into this area.  Foreign students speak English, are bright and eager to learn and share culture and language.  ASSE also seeks local high school students to become exchange students abroad.  Interested families and students call Sue Nelson or (732) 251-1517. Or email susannelson223@aol.com

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  • Servicios Latinos de Burlington County

    Servicios Latinos de Burlington County is a non-profit organization that serves the Hispanic Community of Burlington County. Some of the services we offer are: Information and referral, Case Based Management, (ESL) English as a Second Language Classes, Citizenship Classes, Basic Immigration Services, Translation Services, and general assistance for those seeking housing, employment, doctors, dentists, etc.  Servicos Latinos hosts a number of events throughout the year including: The Hispanic Heritage Celebration, an annual Health Fair, Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, Children Christmas and Toy Drive, Three Kings' Day Celebration, Day of the Race, Cinco De Mayo Award Luncheon.  Volunteers are always needed to assist with office help, ESL Classes, Events, etc.  Angela Gonzalez, Director -Contact us at 609-518-7171 or visit our website   http://www.selbuc.org/

    E-mail:  servicioslatinos@hotmail.com  Fax: 609-518-7172

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