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.


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  • Riverview Estates (The Baptist Home of South Jersey)

    Riverview Estates  (The Baptist Home of South Jersey), in Riverton, is seeking volunteers to serve as shopping companions and to assist with arts & crafts, and the ice cream cart; Junior volunteers (14+) assist with wheel chair transport, activities, entertainment, one-to-one visitation.  Many opportunities; weekdays and weekends.  Contact  Cathy Smyth at (856) 829-2274 ext. 163 or cathys@riverviewestates.org. Website: www.riverviewestates.org/

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  • Bayshore Discovery Project & Schooner A.J. Meerwald

    Bayshore Center at Bivalve, operator of NJ's Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald, has year-round volunteer opportunities at its Bayshore Center in Bivalve NJ (southern Cumberland County). Volunteers help in the museum, cafe and gift shop, at festivals and special events, and assist with publicity, maintenance, fund-raising and more. Volunteers are also needed to help sail or teach on board the schooner A.J. Meerwald from April through October. Shipboard Volunteer Training, required only for those who want to sail, begins in the Spring. Call or email to register. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Opportunities are available at our headquarters in Bivalve and at all of the ports that the ship visits, including Burlington, Camden, Philadelphia, Cape May, Jersey City, Beach Haven, Atlantic City and more. Call 856-785-2060 Ext.100 or email volunteer@bayshorediscovery.org - Website: bayshorecenter.org - Bayshore Discovery Project, 2800 High Street, Port Norris, NJ 08349

     

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  • Oaks Integrated Care

    Oaks Integrated Care is a community mental health agency offering mental health and social services to people of all ages.  Volunteers are needed for board and office work, counseling, support, client education, fund raising, and literacy volunteers to help high functioning mentally ill adults with reading/ writing skills to prepare them to further their education or enter into the work force.   609-267-5928 x 99836 – www.oaksintcare.org

     

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  • Burlington County Library System

    Burlington County Library System, the oldest county library in New Jersey, has a limited number of volunteer positions for adults (18+ who are not college students) for shelf-reading, newspaper indexing, and other small tasks. These positions are at the Main Library on Pioneer Boulevard in Westampton or branches in Bordentown, Cinnaminson, Evesham, Maple Shade, Medford, Pemberton, and Riverton. Contact the Director of Volunteers, Peggy Manser  at Headquarters at  609.267.9660 ext 3012 Applicants may be put on a waiting list for open positions. Applications for a limited number of positions for teens and students (13+) are accepted beginning May 1 for the summer session only. Teens and students should contact the Youth Services Department at the library location of their choice (Bordentown, Cinnaminson, Evesham, Maple Shade, Medford, Pemberton, Riverton, or the Main Library in Westampton).  Peggy Manser , Director of Volunteers  dmanser@bcls.lib.nj.us - Website: http://www.bcls.lib.nj.us

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  • Quixote Quest Teen Volunteer Club

    Quixote Quest Teen Volunteer Club is a teen volunteer organization where teens volunteer weekly to help disadvantaged children, or children with disabilities, or senior citizens. QQ also has a special mentoring program where teens match up with a child from the cities of Camden and Trenton (transportation provided) to inspire them to achieve more.  This is a great program for aspiring teachers.  http://www.centerffs.org/quixote-quest  Contact Quixote Quest at quixotequest@centerffs.org or 856-964-1990  

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  • Burlington Center Mall Ministry

    Burlington Center Mall Ministry cares for emotional and spiritual needs of individuals—listening, offering prayer support and referral to area resources.  In February, May and November, gift wrappers are needed.  We are looking for volunteers (ages 16+) to work on flyers, window displays and our newsletter, do office work, plan special seasonal events and serve on Board committees.  Training is provided.  Call 609 239-9300 for information.  Carol Pitts, Director mallministry@gmail.com  www.mallministry.org

                                                      

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  • Deborah Hospital Foundation

    Deborah Hospital Foundation carries out fundraising projects to ensure the Center can treat people regardless of their ability to pay.  Volunteer projects are located on site in Browns Mills, North Jersey, NY, Puerto Rico, Florida, at home, and at meetings and fundraising projects.  Call 800-223-0135.  National Volunteer Services -Cynthia Kornfeld
    Directorckornfeld@deborahfoundation.orghttp://deborahfoundation.thankyou4caring.org/home#volunteer  or http://www.deborahfoundation.org/nvs

     

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  • Pedals for Progress

    Pedals for Progress provide basic transportation to the poorest people of the developing world with the Mid-Atlantic region’s surplus bikes.  Bicycle Collection Managers and Helpers (14+)  - Schedule: 3-5 hours on Saturday or Sunday through spring and fall (April and May, September and October) Task: Work with volunteer groups and Pedals for Progress staff conducting scheduled one-day bike collections. Large numbers Warehouse Manager Schedule: Saturdays in spring and fall. Occasional weekdays throughout the year at your convenience. Task: Assist Pedals for Progress staff and volunteers in storage and warehousing of donated bikes prior to shipping abroad. Tel: (908) 638-4811 website: www.p4p.org Email: lori@p4p.org

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