Volunteer Opportunities Directory

Riverfront Historical Society

Riverfront Historical Society is dedicated to the proud history of Beverly, Delanco, and Edgewater Park. The Society seeks volunteers (16+) with an interest in local history, to assist with preservation, public education, holiday house tours, and historic festivals.  Contact Carol Donahue at 609-871-3892 to apply.  riverfronthistoricalsociety@yahoo.com   P.O. Box 172, Beverly, New Jersey 08010  Theresa Lowden  609-387-1079

 

Riverview Estates (The Baptist Home of South Jersey)

Riverview Estates  (The Baptist Home of South Jersey), in Riverton, is seeking volunteers to serve as shopping companions and to assist with arts & crafts, and the ice cream cart; Junior volunteers (14+) assist with wheel chair transport, activities, entertainment, one-to-one visitation.  Many opportunities; weekdays and weekends.  Contact  Cathy Smyth at (856) 829-2274 ext. 163 or cathys@riverviewestates.org. Website: www.riverviewestates.org/

Bayshore Discovery Project & Schooner A.J. Meerwald

Bayshore Center at Bivalve, operator of NJ's Tall Ship A.J. Meerwald, has year-round volunteer opportunities at its Bayshore Center in Bivalve NJ (southern Cumberland County). Volunteers help in the museum, cafe and gift shop, at festivals and special events, and assist with publicity, maintenance, fund-raising and more. Volunteers are also needed to help sail or teach on board the schooner A.J. Meerwald from April through October. Shipboard Volunteer Training, required only for those who want to sail, begins in the Spring. Call or email to register.

The Fatherhood Connection Inc.

The Fatherhood Connection, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) faith-based, non-profit organization of men and women who support the institution of fatherhood.  We are committed in our efforts to re-establish fatherhood in the families of our community. Our aim is to improve the well-being of children by getting fathers to financially support and actively participate in raising their children.  We teach and discuss, mentor and motivate men to become responsible fathers.  We do this by offering parenting classes (we also have a teen parenting course for young dads), Workshops, Co-pa

All About Hope

All About Hope an AIDS service organization affiliated with Kennedy Hospital, seeks a Board member as treasurer of an organization with annual income of 225k, primarily grant funded. Must be able to use Quickbooks Not-for-Profit; about 4 hours a month. Clean audits for past 6 years. Three board meetings annually; a predominately minority board of 5 members. Website: AllAboutHOPEnj.org. Contact Tom Sauerman, 267.975.5814 or TomSauerman@gmail.com

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  • CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Burlington and Mercer Counties

    CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - Burlington and Mercer Counties is currently recruiting volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  CASA works through trained community volunteers to insure that needed services and assistance are made available to children while helping to move them toward safe and permanent homes.  CASA and its volunteers speak for children in court, serve as fact finders for the family court judges and safeguard the interests of the children while they are in the foster care system.  For further information on CASA and how to volunteer visit www.casaMB.org - call 609-265-2222 - Harry Cassidy, Advocate Recruiter – email: hcassidy@casamercer.org 

     

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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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  • Visiting Nurse and Hospice Services VNHS

    Visiting Nurse and Hospice Services VNHS: Ages: 18 and over. No previous experience necessary. Orientation and training will be provided to interested volunteers. Provide needed support and companionship as a friend to patients and/or their families.· Contact patient/family by phone before visits.· Maintain telephone contact with patient and family when unable to keep established visit schedule,  assist patient with tasks such as: Light meal preparation and mealtime assistance, Shopping and related errands, assistance with letter writing, reading, or pursuing hobbies/ interests ie: sports, politics, occupations; listen and allow patient to review memories and love of family and friends; watch TV, play cards and board game; look at old scrapbooks; walk with patient if patient is up to it; sit at patient’s bedside and be a needed presence. Contact:  Macleod  Carre, MSWBereavement & Volunteer,Tel (800) 792-8603 ext 2105

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  • New Lisbon Developmental Center

    New Lisbon Developmental Center is in need of Group Sponsors to provide Cottage parties and special projects to benefit developmentally disabled adults in our residential treatment center.  Individual volunteers are also needed to assist with recreational activities, perform light repair of items donated to our Thrift Shop, and assist with bike repair. For additional information or to volunteer, call (609) 726-1000, Ext. 4205 and ask for Jackie Kulsick or email Jacqueline.Kulsick@dhs.state.nj.us  

     

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  • Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program

    Our Lady of Lourdes Foster Grandparent Program is looking for volunteers (60+) to serve as mentors and tutors to children and youth with special needs in schools, hospitals, Headstart and daycare programs throughout the area.  Eligible volunteers serving 20 hours per week can  receive a monthly non-taxable stipend.  Call 856-757-3783 Adria Cruz, Foster Grandparent Program, Marianne Comea 856-757-3084 - info@lourdes.net 

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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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  • Police Athletic League (PAL)

    Police Athletic League (PAL) works with volunteers from local police departments and adults in the community to provide quality team sports activities for student athletes.  Adult volunteers are needed for coaching and supporting parent association positions. 

    * Willingboro PAL sponsors 35 baseball teams, 4 football squads, and 4 cheerleading squads for children aged 5 to 18.  Call (609) 877-2200 x 1065

    * Trenton PAL is accepting volunteers from Burlington County to work in their extensive program.  Call 609-396-0325. Website: www.trentonpal.org/ Email: www.trentonpal@aol.com

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