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.


To see an alphabetical grid view of all opportunities, click here. For a grid view of all keywords, click here.

  • 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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  • Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities

    Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities provides services to survivors of domestic abuse and their children in Burlington County.  The program is currently in need of volunteers to assist with donation solicitation and donation management. Activities may include soliciting items from local businesses for our annual major fundraiser, sorting Thanksgiving meal and Holiday donations as well as assistance with Community Affairs. We also have opportunities for volunteers to work with Domestic Violence Response Teams. These teams of trained volunteers work in conjunction with Burlington County police departments and respond to the police stations to talk to victims immediately following an incident of abuse. Volunteering is a personally rewarding experience that will enable you to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families in your community.  If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, contact Marcia Fishkin, Community Affairs Program Supervisor, at 856-824-0599 or email mfishkin@cctrenton.org.   PHDVS has provided free and confidential services for survivors of domestic abuse and their children for over 35 years. PHDVS assists these families with an array of services, including emergency shelter, a 24-hour hotline, individual and group counseling, a children’s program, community education and more. These services are invaluable to survivors and their children who are striving to break the cycle of violence.  Carol Spiker, Volunteer Coordinator  609-394-5181  cspiker@cctrenton.org

  • Volunteer Center of Burlington County

    Volunteer Center of Burlington County, located in Parker Center at Burlington County College, provides information on hundreds of volunteer opportunities and referrals to agencies throughout Burlington County.  Call 609-894-9311 ext. 1492 or 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.

      * Board Bank - Adults with board expertise, experience, and interest needed for consideration in new board positions at various agencies.

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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 15 - mike@pinelandsalliance.orgwww.pinelandsalliance.org

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  • Pompeston Creek Watershed Association (PCWA)

    Pompeston Creek Watershed Association (PCWA) founded in 1963 to promote the restoration and conservation of the Pompeston Creek Watershed (Cinnaminson, Delran, Moorestown & Riverton). Volunteers are needed for education programs, stream clean ups, administrative work, scientific water quality monitoring, & restoration projects. All ages welcome to participate.  856-235-9204; email: pompestoncreek@gmail.com  or visit our website: www.pompestoncreek.org

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  • Retired and Senior Program of Burlington County

    Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Burlington County is looking for persons 55+ to volunteer in diverse programs such as: advisory councils, tutoring and mentoring, driving veterans  to health care appointments, and many more! Additionally seeking volunteers to co-teach health related workshops.  Training is provided.  Free RSVP membership provides recognition and supplemental accident insurance coverage. For more information  contact  Karen Bennett, (609) 894-9311 x 1498, (856) 222-9311 x 1498 -  kbennett@rcbc.edu  -  www.rcbc.edu/rsvp

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