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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  • 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

  • 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 and also to transport Blood for processing; or transporting 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.   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 Volunteer Orientation (must attend prior to any training).

    First Tuesday of Every Month

    Choose 10am-11am or 6pm-7pm

    Please join us for an informative session to acquaint you with the Samaritan Family of Services and our many Volunteer Opportunities. All are held at our administrative office: 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053. To register, please call Sally Cezo, Manager of Volunteer Services, at 856.552.3235 or email scezo@samaritannj.org.

    Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice SamariTeens

    High School teens are invited to participate in our ongoing youth group called SamariTeens. We meet one evening per month, from 6-7:30pm, in Marlton to make crafts for our patients. Occasionally we visit assisted living residences to play games or do other projects. Teens also participate in fundraisers, yard work for our patients, and annual events. Summer activities are held during the day. There are no mandatory requirements. To learn more, please call Sharon Wenner, Youth Coordinator at 856-552-3238 or email swenner@samaritannj.org.

     

     

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  • Healey International Relief Foundation

    Healey International Relief Foundation - Located in Lumberton, NJ needs volunteers for mailings:  folding letters, stacking envelopes and putting on labels. Call Zoia Pavlovskaia, Development Officer, Healey International Relief Foundation, Lumberton, NJ (609) 267-4104 -  http://hirf.net/contact-us

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