Welcome to the Volunteer Center of Burlington County

A private, nonprofit, community based organization serving area residents & organizations since 1996.

 

 

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  • Attention High Schools in Burlington County, public and private, grants available for school club service projects - Burlington County Bar Foundation awards grants, in partnership with the Volunteer Center of Burlington County, to Local High School Groups Charitable Endeavors. Simple one-page application.  Dedaline, December 5th.

  • The Burlington County Bar Foundation (BCBF), the charitable arm of the Bar Association, in 2010 established its first grant process for local high school groups in order to help fund the students’ charitable endeavors. BCBF has set aside $1,000 in grant money which has been matched by the Volunteer Center to help Burlington County high school-based volunteer groups match their charitable goals. There will be four awards for 2014-15 year: 1st Place - $1,000, 2nd Place - $500, 3rd Place - $300, 4th Place - $200 http://www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/bcbf-high-school-grant-program

  • The Volunteer Center of Burlington County is pleased to announce that Robert and Ellen Healey are the recipients of the the Center's 2014 Lloyd Ritter Community Service Award. A dinner honoring the Healey's will be held December, 4th, 2014 Deerwood Country Club, Woodlane Rd., Westampton, NJ http://www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/lloyd-ritter-community-service-award-0 - Tickets - $65 person.

  • 2015 Joe Laufer College Scholarship Awards information and application/nomination form now available on-line at http://www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/joe-laufer-college-scholarship

         Four awards available - One for $10,000 and three each for $5,000. Deadline, Friday, April 24th - 5 PM.

         The Volunteer Center of Burlington County has been a member of BCCOAD since 2008.

  • The Volunteer Center of Burlington County will soon launch a web page specifically for school service club leaders, members and advisers. The web page is being designed to expand upon the purpose of the one-day annual Youth Service Conference & Expo. Service club leaders, members and advisers will be invited to contribute to the format and content of the web page. Launch date for the web page is scheduled for November 1st.

  • The Volunteer Center of Burlington County Center 's  campaign to double its Facebook page followers by MLK Day 2015 - Monday, January 19th is now underway Please join us in having more than a thousand ambassadors helping to promote volunteerism to Burlington County 450, 000 plus residents residing throughout a 518 Square mile area. You have 3 1/2 months to have at least one of your "Friends" to like our page. ARE YOU IN? Final results of this campaign will be announced during the Volunteer Center's 8th Annual MLK Day Challenge event 1/19/15.

  • The Volunteer Center of Burlington County is pleased to announce that Robert and Ellen Healey are the recipients of the the Center's 2014 Lloyd Ritter Community Service Award. A dinner honoring the Healey's will be held December, 4th, 2014 Deerwood Country Club, Woodlane Rd., Westampton, NJ http://www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/lloyd-ritter-community-service-award-0

  • New Jersey Governor's Conference on Volunteerism: "The Power of One" Monday, November 17, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST) New Brunswick, NJ - Click link to register: Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  • Family Volunteering: The Benefits to Families

     

    Family Volunteering:  The Benefits to Families

     

    Through volunteer activities, families enrich their relationships with one another and gain insights into the challenges of other human beings.

     

    The following are some benefits to families who volunteer:

     

    • Adults and children share the same goal and a common purpose.

     

    • Children gain opportunities to share their time and talents.

     

    • Children learn self-confidence and acquire new skills.