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Beverly Strings Works

Beverly Strings Works - with a mission to make the finer arts affordable and accessible to low income urban communities. "The arts for others sake". Volunteers needed: String Instrument (for violin, viola or cello) assistant teacher; Learn an advanced music / social service teaching concept that is aggressive but fun to teach -Mondays 3:30- 4pm or 4-4:30 pm. And Board members. Ask for William Kauffman at 609-208-0029 or  njio1@aol.com

 

Burlington County Animal Alliance

Burlington County Animal Alliance, http://www.bcaaofnj.org  seeks volunteers (18+) for the following: Visiting Burlington County’s Animal Shelter in Westampton to help maintain the shelter’s web site  by taking photographs and noting current population; providing foster care to animals rescued from shelters and other means like owner surrenders; helping with animal adoption events, including our weekly adoption event at both the Moorestown and Mt.

Burlington County Behavioral Services (Catholic Charities) – Delaware House Mental Health Services

Burlington County Behavioral Services (Catholic Charities) - Delaware House Mental Health Services - in Westampton - a program of Catholic Charities, seeks volunteers for clerical, and assisting our nursing staff; also teaching arts and crafts and nutrition.  Office hours are daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 PM.  Service hours are flexible.  Diana Pasca, dpasca@cctrenton.org - Call 609-267-9339 ext. 5154 - 25 Ikea Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060

Burlington County Municipal Alliance Network

Burlington County Municipal Alliance Network works with, and is funded by, the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, county and local government.  Municipal Alliances plan, coordinate, and conduct alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse prevention activities to benefit communities.  There are 26 alliances serving 33 communities in Burlington County.  Local events and projects need input and support.  There are many volunteer opportunities for adults and groups of supervised teens.  Call the County Municipal Alliance Coordinator at 609-265-5538   Elfrieda Francis,

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  • Food Bank of South Jersey

    The Food Bank of South Jersey’s mission is to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger, by providing food  to needy, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them find sustainable ways to improve their lives.  Volunteer Hours are M – F 9:00 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3pm shifts.  No walk-ins, all volunteering must be scheduled.  Jobs include: sorting, packing boxes of can goods, sorting non-foods, packing Kidz Packs and Senior bags, etc.  There are also offsite Hope Mobile and special events volunteering available.  Must be over 13 years old.  13 – 16 yr. olds must be accompanied with a parent.  New Volunteer Orientation is required and is held once per month on the 2nd Wednesday – RSVP required.  Please contact Mike Kneble at mkneble@foodbanksj.org to schedule Orientation and then volunteering.

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  • Head Start, a Burlington County Community Action Program (BCCAP)

    Head Start, a Burlington County Community Action Program (BCCAP), with centers in Browns Mills, Burlington, Delanco, Mount Holly, Pemberton, Sunbury, and Willingboro, needs volunteers to monitor busses, assist classroom teachers, help the centers' cooks, and perform other activities.  Volunteers must be 18+, and may or may not be relatives of students.  Call 609-261-2323. Website: www.bccap.org/head_start.cfm    Email: admin@bccap.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 Jane Elliot at 856-939-9000 x 31520 or email jellio@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, 100 Second Avenue, Roebling, NJ 08554 - Help is needed to work with local railway enthusiasts to restore our locomotive in the Museum’s Millyard.  Volunteer opportunities are available working in the Ferdinand Roebling lll Archives processing and cataloging collections, and  to help staff the Museum’s summer and fall hours. Training provided- flexible hours- call for an application today!  Phone: 609-499-7200   Event volunteers are also needed — students’ community service hours given!   Volunteer & Program Coordinator, Caren Cronin-  caren.cronin@reoblingmuseum.org   -   www.roeblingmuseum.org/support/volunteer/

     

     

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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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