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.

  • 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  or call Julie Borsky at julie.borsky@redcross.org -   856-777-4672 Website:www.redcross.org/nj/camden

     

     

  • Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Volunteer Orientation

    Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a non-profit agency caring for people in our communities with serious, progressive illness and grief wherever they live without regard for their ability to pay. Volunteers are desired for companionship visits to patients and their families, veteran visits with fellow veterans, pet therapy visits, music performance, office support, bereavement phone calls, support calls, greeting/escorting families and answering calls at our Samaritan Center at Voorhees, Thrift Store support, and committees. Complimentary orientation and training is provided. Groups and individuals are desired to provide specialty support by making lap blankets, prayer shawls, fidget mats, clay heart keepsakes, running collection drives, etc. For more information please contact Sharon Wenner, Volunteer Recruiter & Youth Coordinator, swenner@SamaritanNJ.org or 856-552-3238. Visit us on our website at www.samaritannj.org.

    Teen Volunteering: SamariTeens group 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 from September – May. Participate in craft projects, provide community support, assist at Samaritan annual events; Project ideas available for groups and youth of all ages needing to fulfill community service requirements. All serve to benefit Samaritan’s patients and families. For more information please contact Sharon Wenner, Volunteer Recruiter & Youth Coordinator, swenner@SamaritanNJ.org or 856-552-3238. Visit us on our website at www.samaritannj.org.

     

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  • Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital

    Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital seeks volunteers 16 years or older to interact hands on with children in the Medical Daycare Center or Therapeutic Recreation Department playing games, reading stories provide TLC and socializing with patients.  Volunteers commit to a minimum of 2 hours a week, for a minimum of 3 months.  We also seek assistance with clerical support.  Volunteer opportunities are available 7 days a week; volunteers must be able to commit a minimum of  2 hours a week for a minimum of 3 months!  Opportunities are also available at the outpatient therapy locations in Marlton, Pennsauken, Vineland, and Washington Township  Contact Rose Lynch Volunteer Manager Services, 
    at volunteerservices@weismanchildrens.comWebsite: www.weismanchildrens.com/  http://www.weismanchildrens.com/Volunteer.cfm

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  • Volunteer Center of Burlington County

    Volunteer Center of Burlington County, located at Rowan College at Burlignton County, Evans Hall - Room 365, 900 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ, provides information on hundreds of volunteer opportunities and referrals to agencies throughout Burlington County.  Call 856-222-9311 x 1492 volcenter@hotmail.com  - www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org for information, or to inquire about any of the following positions:

      * Volunteer Counselors - Individuals needed in the Volunteer Center office to respond to telephone inquiries, assist prospective volunteers, enter data, and do light clerical work.

      * Group Projects/Special Assignments - Adult or teen service groups, families, and individuals are needed for short-term projects for many agencies.  Flexible schedules, interesting challenges.

      * Skills Bank

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  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International of Southern New Jersey

    Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International of Southern New Jersey provides information, counseling, and support to newly-diagnosed diabetics and their families.  This all-volunteer agency provides literature to educate the public, support the diabetic, and raises funds for the cure of diabetes.  Teens welcome to apply. Call 856-429-1101. E-mail: southjersey@jdrf.org - www.jdrf.org/southjersey - 1415 Rt.70 East Suite 311, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08034.

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  • Emergency & Community Services

    Emergency & Community Services, Burlington County, a program of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, working to help individuals and families in need of food, clothing and shelter assistance, seeks adult volunteers to stock shelves in our food pantry, pack food bags, accept, sort and display clothing and household donations, collate mailings and organize fundraisers or food drives.  Single teens or groups of supervised teens, 13 years and up, are also welcome.  801 Burlington Ave., Delanco, NJ   Hours Mon-Fri 8-4  Contact:  Barbara Clancy, Program Director - bclancy@cctrenton.org   Call 856-764-6945 x6128 Website: catholiccharitiestrenton.org   or www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/cc3/uploads/VOLUNTEER%20FLYER%202012.pdf

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  • PetPALS of Southern New Jersey

    PetPALS of Southern New Jersey provides services for the companion animals of people living with serious illness or senior citizens.  Volunteers are needed to assist by becoming a "PAL" to a client and pet: deliver food and supplies, transport pets for vet and grooming appointments, open your home to a pet that needs temporary or permanent shelter, or assist with fundraising activities. Please call 856-939-6900 for information. Website: www.petpalssj.com/ - Email: info@petpalssj.com

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  • Pinelands Preservation Alliance

    Pinelands Preservation Alliance seeks volunteers to attend public meetings, write advocacy letters, present educational programs, staff exhibit tables, maintain native & historic plant gardens, conduct tours of historic farmstead, forest cleanups and other projects.  Orientation sessions are scheduled several times a year. Call 609-859-8860 x 115 - mike@pinelandsalliance.orgwww.pinelandsalliance.org

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