Care of Youth

Burlington County Superior Court

Burlington County Superior Court conducts nine volunteer programs: Juvenile Conference Committees, Supervised Visitation, Child Placement Review Boards, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Courthouse Visitors Assistance Program, Docent Program, Municipal Court Mediation, Small Claims Mediation, Parenting Mediation. Volunteers under age 18 are invited to join Juvenile Conference Committees and Docent program.  Call 609-518-2517 for details on programs. Website www.co.burlington.nj.us/

 

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.

The Fatherhood Connection Inc.

The Fatherhood Connection, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) faith-based, non-profit organization of men and women who support the institution of fatherhood.  We are committed in our efforts to re-establish fatherhood in the families of our community. Our aim is to improve the well-being of children by getting fathers to financially support and actively participate in raising their children.  We teach and discuss, mentor and motivate men to become responsible fathers.  We do this by offering parenting classes (we also have a teen parenting course for young dads), Workshops, Co-pa

CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Burlington and Mercer Counties

CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Burlington and Mercer Counties is currently recruiting volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  CASA works through trained community volunteers to insure that needed services and assistance are made available to children while helping to move them toward safe and permanent homes.

Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program

Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program is looking for volunteers (60+) to serve as mentors and tutors to children and youth with special needs in schools, hospitals, Headstart and daycare programs throughout the area.  Eligible volunteers serving 20 hours per week can  receive a monthly non-taxable stipend.  Call 856-757-3783 Adria Cruz, Foster Grandparent Program, Marianne Comea 856-757-3084 - info@lourdes.net 

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.

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.

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.

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