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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  • 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 or/and to help transport 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.  Virtual administrative opportunities are also available.  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  or call Julie Borsky at julie.borsky@redcross.org -   856-777-4672 Website:www.redcross.org/nj/camden



  • Samaritan

    Samaritan is a non-profit agency caring for people in our communities with serious, progressive illness and grief wherever they live without regard for their ability to pay. Volunteers are desired for companionship visits to patients and their families, veteran visits with fellow veterans, pet therapy visits, music performance, office support, bereavement phone calls, support calls, greeting/escorting families and answering calls at our Samaritan Center at Voorhees, Thrift Store support, and committees. Complimentary orientation and training is provided. Groups and individuals are desired to provide specialty support by making lap blankets, prayer shawls, fidget mats, clay heart keepsakes, running collection drives, etc. For more information please contact Sharon Wenner, Volunteer Recruiter & Youth Coordinator, swenner@SamaritanNJ.org or 856-552-3238. Visit us on our website at www.samaritannj.org.

    Teen Volunteering: SamariTeens group for teens 14-17 years old interested in volunteering on an on-going basis. No mandatory requirements; participate whenever you’re available! Meet 1x/month in Marlton or Voorhees from September – May. Participate in craft projects, provide community support, assist at Samaritan annual events; Project ideas available for groups and youth of all ages needing to fulfill community service requirements. All serve to benefit Samaritan’s patients and families. For more information please contact Sharon Wenner, Volunteer Recruiter & Youth Coordinator, swenner@SamaritanNJ.org or 856-552-3238. Visit us on our website at www.samaritannj.org.



  • Shipman Mansion Foundation

    Shipman Mansion Foundation - Non-profit focused on preservation of an 1869 home on the banks of the Delaware River in Edgewater Park is looking for someone with knowledge of QuickBooks and non-profit accounting to help them set up their books and records. The Shipman Mansion Foundation recently received a $12,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation and a financial system has to be set up to track the grant, expenses and donations. If you are interested, please contact Norma Carter at 856-986-7969 or by email at nbcarter2@comcast.net. Additional information about The Shipman Mansion Foundation can be found at www.shipmanmansion.org - shipmanmansionfoundation@gmail.com



  • 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



  • 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 at Rowan College at Burlignton County, Evans Hall - Room 365, 900 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ, provides information on hundreds of volunteer opportunities and referrals to agencies throughout Burlington County.  Call 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.

      * Skills Bank


  • 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.