Teen Volunteer Opportunities 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.


To see an alphabetical grid view of all opportunities, click here. For a grid view of all keywords, click here.

  • Hug Wraps

    Hug Wraps are a hospital gown alternative for cancer patients to wear to various treatments. The wraps were designed by Brenda Jones who was undergoing daily radiation treatments for breast cancer. Now they are made for patients with all types of cancer.

    Hug Wraps are a hospital gown alternative for cancer patients to wear to various treatments. The wraps were designed by Brenda Jones who was undergoing daily radiation treatments for breast cancer. Now they are made for patients with all types of cancer. Hug Wrap Sewing Volunteers meet the 1st Saturday of each month at Olde City Quilts 339 High Street Burlington, NJ 10:30-3 pm. In addition to sewing help, we are in need volunteers with the skills listed Website maintenance & updating; computer input; PR & Marketing; Strategic Planning Fundraising; Graphic Design; and Social Media ~Community Service Hours~ We welcome students that are in need of fulfilling community service hours. College students...Intern Opportunities Available (unpaid) -Junior Volunteers must be of High School age: (13 years of age or older) Contact us via email: hugwraps@yahoo.com, Brenda Jones www.hugwraps.org  - 501 c (3) organization

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  • Heartland Hospice

    Heartland Hospice, serving patients in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties, offers many meaningful opportunities for volunteers (16+) to make a difference! A volunteer may assist in the office with clerical duties; visit a patient for companionship,  give the patient's caregiver support and relief; visit a patient with your certified Pet Therapy dog; sing for/with a patient who enjoys music as part of our singing group; sit vigil with a patient who is on his/her final journey; call/visit families of our patients who have passed within the year for bereavement support; and/or sew 'Heartland Hugs' pillows for the families of our patients who have passed (must be able to sew and have a sewing machine). Patient companion volunteers are placed as close to home as possible. The opportunities are endless! Specialized training is provided throughout the year. Please call Lisa Spoto-Capaccio, Volunteer Coordinator, at 856.251.0707 or email Lisa.Capacccio@hcr-manorcare.com for more information.

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  • The Clare Estate

    The Clare Estate offers top quality senior living on all care levels. Our senior living services and wellness care include a variety of options for all seniors, whether they choose independent living, assisted living, enhanced care, or memory care services. We are not a traditional care facility; we are a home specialized in the care and support of your loved one. We pride ourselves on the longevity of care providers who really get to know and bond with our resident as an extension of your family.  One may think Alzheimer's disease is the end of the story, in reality it is just the beginning of a new chapter that can be filled with great meaning and purpose. Making one resident smile can change the world, maybe not the entire world, but their world. We are currently looking for individuals who are compassionate and strive to make others smile. We are in search of people who are artists, musicians, and interested in sitting and chatting with our residents. The many crafts we offer, including bead making, tie blanket making, & artwork inspired by famous artists, encourage our residents to share their talents. One may never expect it, but even in our most reserved residents, an artist dwells!  What we expect from our volunteers is a compassionate nature, willing to take part in our daily activities such as exercise, bingo, reading groups, crafts, cognitive exercises, and coffee socials. Feel free to contact us via e-mail or phone with any questions or comments.  dmolinelli@theclareestate.come or (609)298-9960 ask for the activities department.

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  • Virtua Memorial Hospital

    Virtua Memorial Hospital seeks volunteers to work in several areas of the hospital and Auxiliary Thrift Shop located at 798 Woodlane Rd., Westampton, NJ 08060.  Shop hours Mon.- Thurs. 10am to 5pm, Fri. - 10am to 2pm and Sat 10am to 3pm. Clothing and household donations accepted.  Junior volunteers (14+ and in high school) are needed from 4 pm to 7 pm.  For information,Tiffany Bennett - tbennett@virtua.org -  call 609-267-0700 ext. 47073, www.virtua.org - Email: info@virtua.org -    https://www.virtua.org/about/careers/volunteer

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  • It Takes A Village

    It Takes A Village is a caring, all volunteer organization dedicated to helping seniors, disabled of any age and returning vets in the following ways :Shop for groceries ( with or without the client, run errands, visit clients, call and just chat, drive clients to doctors and rehab (when planned ahead ), read to the visually impaired. The areas we cover presently, in Burlington County are : Cinnaminson, Delran, Hainesport, Maple Shade, Moorestown, Mount Laurel . There are no charges for our services but we do ask, if possible for a $ 20 donation ( tax deductible ) once a YEAR ! (to help cover our insurance costs) We are an interfaith community! Our list of needy clients is growing and we need men and women to help these neighbors! All our volunteers attend a one hour training given once a month. Please feel free to call: 856-396-5783, www.itavnj.org Email: ittakesavillageNJ@gmail.com Website: www.itavnj.org/

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  • Rancocas Nature Center

    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road (Exit 45A off Rt. 295) Westampton, NJ needs volunteers for help with various activities at the Center. Some of these include gardening, working in our little store & answering the phone, maintaining website and Facebook pages, email and regular announcements, as well as speakers with expertise on various nature related topics. Volunteers are also needed to conduct or assist with important research projects. Those interested in volunteering can email info@rancocasnaturecenter.org with any questions, or go to http://rancocasnaturecenter.org/volunteer.html to fill out a volunteer sign-up form.

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  • Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton

     

    Habitat for Humanity Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton is calling for volunteers with a variety of skills and proficiencies to help to finish constructing our current homes and assist in our ReStore located in Maple Shade. Volunteers must be at least 16 for the construction site (adult supervision required if under 18) and 15 for the ReStore (adult supervision required if under 16). No experience necessary. Email: volunteer@habitatbcgtp.org - Highlights info row image www.habitatbcgtp.org/ (856) 441-2707.

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  • Compassionate Friends Therapeutic Riding Center

    Compassionate Friends Therapeutic Riding Center provides a structured riding program, specifically designed to achieve maximum therapeutic benefit for individuals with special needs. It is the mission of  Compassionate Friends Therapeutic Riding Center to strengthen the body, mind and spirit of each person while fostering independence in a safe environment. Sherri Briggs 609-320-5363 sbriggs@cftrc.org; Nancy Roswell nroswell@cftrc.org

     

     

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  • American Red Cross- New Jersey Region

    American Red Cross-New Jersey Region –– Volunteers are needed to help in Disaster Assistance, Blood Services and with the Pillowcase Project.  Volunteers in Disaster Assistance are trained and able to respond to local Disasters and assist in Shelters.  Blood Services volunteers assist with Registration and Refreshments at Blood Drives or/and to help transport blood for processing.  Pillowcase Project is in need of facilitators – we will train - to present this preparedness program to students in grades 3 to 5.  Virtual administrative opportunities are also available.  For Students: 13plus youth can participate in youth group activities and Red Cross projects.  To learn more about opportunities in the Red Cross please email bea.frost@redcross.org Website:www.redcross.org/nj/camden or call (856) 365-7100 x 231

     

     

  • Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Volunteer Orientation

    Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a non-profit organization that contributes to the health and well-being of our community. Volunteers are needed to: Visit with Hospice Patients, act as a Greeter/Receptionist at our Samaritan Center at Voorhees, make Bereavement Phone Calls, Call Patients on Transitions program, assist in our Westmont Thrift Store, provide Administrative Support. Complimentary training is provided. For information please call Sally Cezo, Manager of Volunteer Services at 1-800-229-8183, or e mailscezo@SamaritanNJ.org . Visit us on our website at www.SamaritanNJ.org.  SamariTeens – for teens 14-17 years old interested in volunteering on an on-going basis. No mandatory requirements, participate whenever you’re available! Meet 1x/month in Marlton or Voorhees. Participate in craft projects, collection drives, fundraisers, visits to Assisted Living residences to play games, help with Samaritan projects or events. Independent Projects available for groups and youth of all ages needing to fulfill community service requirements. Choose from our idea list that best suits your timeframe and interests. All benefit Samaritan’s patients and families.  Please call Sharon Wenner, Youth Volunteer Coordinator at 856-552-3238 or emailswenner@SamaritanNJ.org for more information.

     

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