Volunteer Center 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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  • National Society of Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA-NJ)

    The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Jersey (NSCDA-NJ) operates two museums: Peachfield, a restored farmhouse in Westampton, and an old schoolhouse in Mount Holly.  Volunteers conduct seasonal tours at Peachfield and at the schoolhouse by appointment.  Volunteers are invited to participate in elementary school living history programs utilizing both sites.  Call 609-267-6996. Website: http://www.colonialdamesnj.org/  - Email: HQAssistant@DumbartonHouse.org

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  • Moorestown Community Olympic Development Program

    Moorestown Community Olympic Development Program, a non-profit partnership between the US Olympic Committee, Moorestown Township, and the Moorestown Weightlifting Club offering facilities, coaching, and other services to Olympic aspirants.   The MCODP is located in the Moorestown Township Recreation Center, and makes training facilities and coaching expertise available to athletes of all ages, and also subsidizes travel and living expenses for elite athletes who are vying for positions on USA Weightlifting’s international teams.  In the past several years, MCODP athletes have represented the USA in World Championships, Pan Am Championships, Junior World Championships, Collegiate World Championships, Masters World Championships, School-age Pan Am Championships, and Masters Pan Am Championships.  Volunteers (18 yrs. and older) will help maintain the facility. To volunteer call (856) 642-1800.

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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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  • Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ)

    The Vegetarian Society of South Jersey (VSSJ) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose purpose is educational, social, and supportive.  Volunteers needed for outreach, events, membership, publicity, website modernization, social media, and more.  A complete list is at http://vssj.com/Pages/getinvolved.shtml.  A few hours a week to a few hours a month, at home or at various locations in south NJ.  thevssj@gmail.com | 609-848-8341 | vssj.com

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  • Burlington County Emergency Services

    Burlington County Emergency Services has volunteer openings for fire and other emergency (EMS) services in every community.  A rewarding activity for individuals who enjoy teamwork and are willing to invest time to protect their neighborhood.  Training for certification is provided.  New Associates program at Burlington County College available if you qualify.  For information, call the Burlington County Fire Marshal's office at 609-702-7158.  WebLink: www.co.burlington.nj.us/205/Emerg-Serv-Train-Ctr - Email: ESTC@co.burlington.nj.us

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  • Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter

    Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter provides supportive programs and services to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, while also serving as a leader with regard to advocacy and accelerating research.  Volunteers are needed for a wide range of roles, including but not limited to: special events, Helpline assistance, support group facilitation, office support, and more.  Please contact  David Johnson at 800.272.3900 or djjohnson@alz.org – or Volunteer Coordinator:  KaitlinMcNab@alz.org - Linda.coppinger@alz.org  - For your Local Del-Val Office see:  http://www.alz.org/delval/in_my_Community_contact.asp

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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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  • Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter (FOBCAS) Needs Volunteers

    Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter (FOBCAS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 2010 as the volunteer program for Burlington County's only animal shelter. Since our founding we have grown bigger and better every year, and we're always looking for new ways to improve the lives of our shelter animals and the county's pets at large. • How to Help: We are always in need of volunteers to help with dog walking, cat cuddling, kennel enrichment, grooming, fostering, bottle-feeding kittens, events and fundraising, office work, photography and online posting, giving tours, transporting pets, and more.• Learn More About Volunteering: Visit our website at www.FriendsofBCAS.org or our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FOBCAS to learn more about what you can do and how to start.• About the Burlington County Animal Shelter (BCAS):Established in 1980 by the Burlington County government, BCAS is Burlington County's only animal shelter and is responsible for the care of all stray and homeless animals in all 40 townships in the county. BCAS has made great strides in becoming a no-kill shelter, but it is only through volunteerism and community support that we can hold onto that success. Visit the shelter in person at: 35 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060 (GPS: 15 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ 08060  http://www.friendsofbcas.org/ways-help -  EMAIL: friendsofbcas.org@gmail.com

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