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.

  • 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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  • 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,  Florida, at home, and at meetings and fundraising projects.  Call 800-223-0135.  Volunteer Services -dhfnjro@deborahfoundation.org   http://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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  • Caring Hospice Services of South Jersey

    Caring Hospice Services of South Jersey, provides hospice services for a 6-county region including Burlington.  Caring Hospice is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families as they face terminal illness. Volunteers with a variety of skills and talents are needed to provide friendly visits to patients in nursing facilities and/or private homes.  Opportunities are available for volunteers to share musical talents such as singing and/or playing an instrument, provide Pet Therapy, Reiki and Massage. Volunteer licensed Cosmetologists offer haircuts and/or manicures, and Veterans share their stories and provide recognition to Veteran patients.  Volunteers also provide administrative support in our Mount Laurel Office There are virtual opportunities for individuals and groups to make items such as blankets, pillows, greeting cards, and keepsake Memory Bears. In keeping with Medicare requirements, background and medical checks are part of the training process.  All volunteers receive end-of-life training and continued support.  If you have questions or are interested in giving your time, please contact Sheila Williamson, Volunteer Coordinator, at 856-439-0012 or swilliamson@caringhospice.com - www.caringhospice.com

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  • Bancroft

    Bancroft exists for one critically important reason:  to provide opportunities to children and adults with diverse challenges to reach their greatest potential.  Volunteers (16+) will be supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, including autism and acquired brain injuries in a variety of assignments including recreational activities, arts & crafts, classroom support or in office settings assisting fundraising, admissions, finance, and other support teams.  For more information or to request an application contact Darleen Blesi Director, Community and Donor Engagement 856.348.1160 x 1716 darleen.blesi@bancroft.org

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