The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) is a library that serves New Jersey residents of all ages (children, teens and adults) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn the pages of a book because of a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a visual impairment. We offer no cost delivery of an Audiobook player, headset, Audiobooks, Audio & Braille Magazines, Braille & Audio Reading Download (BARD) and Braille Books.
The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) is always looking for volunteers to help with a variety of tasks.
Volunteer opportunities include (18+):
These two opportunities are immediate assignments and perfect for an organization’s Day of Caring project, a college group volunteering project or any group or individual willing to help out until the project is complete.
•Removing labels off of a (4” x 6”) plastic containers.
•Peeling of old and applying new labels to a (2″ x 3”) cartridge.
These opportunities are ongoing:
•Clerical support, data entry, scanning and assemble postal mailings.
Two Offsite Events:
•Annual TBBC Golf Classic volunteer on or off the golf course. We are always seeking new Committee Members to join our growing event.
•Biennial Fall Festival necessitates sighted guides for our patrons during the day’s event.
Serenity Hospice Care is looking for caring people to volunteer with our patients. We have patients in facilities and in their homes throughout New Jersey. We work around our volunteers schedule and location preferences. Patients are in Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic, Mercer, Burlington & Camden counties. Patients enjoy activities such as talking, playing games, cards, watching TV and reading! A small amount of your time will make a huge difference in someone's life! There is no experience necessary, we will do the training! If you are interested, please contact A J Blair at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-227-2400.
Heartland Hospice, serving patients in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties, offers many meaningful opportunities for volunteers (16+) to make a difference! A volunteer may assist in the office with clerical duties; visit a patient for companionship, give the patient's caregiver support and relief; visit a patient with your certified Pet Therapy dog; sing for/with a patient who enjoys music as part of our singing group; sit vigil with a patient who is on his/her final journey; call/visit families of our patients who have passed within the year for bereavement support; and/or sew 'Heartland Hugs' pillows for the families of our patients who have passed (must be able to sew and have a sewing machine). Patient companion volunteers are placed as close to home as possible. The opportunities are endless! Specialized training is provided throughout the year. Please call Lisa Spoto-Capaccio, Volunteer Coordinator, at 856.251.0707 or email Lisa.Capacccio@hcr-manorcare.com for more information.
Burlington County Division of Parks seeks volunteers (18+) with an interest in the arts, local history, nature, and festivals. The Friends of the Mansion at Smithville is a non-profit organization who are also seeking volunteers for docents and special events. To find out about the extensive volunteer opportunities available for both individuals and groups throughout the Burlington County Park System, please go to our webpage at www.co.burlington.nj.us/1443/Volunteer-Opportunities
The Clare Estate offers top quality senior living on all care levels. Our senior living services and wellness care include a variety of options for all seniors, whether they choose independent living, assisted living, enhanced care, or memory care services. We are not a traditional care facility; we are a home specialized in the care and support of your loved one. We pride ourselves on the longevity of care providers who really get to know and bond with our resident as an extension of your family. One may think Alzheimer's disease is the end of the story, in reality it is just the beginning of a new chapter that can be filled with great meaning and purpose. Making one resident smile can change the world, maybe not the entire world, but their world. We are currently looking for individuals who are compassionate and strive to make others smile. We are in search of people who are artists, musicians, and interested in sitting and chatting with our residents. The many crafts we offer, including bead making, tie blanket making, & artwork inspired by famous artists, encourage our residents to share their talents. One may never expect it, but even in our most reserved residents, an artist dwells! What we expect from our volunteers is a compassionate nature, willing to take part in our daily activities such as exercise, bingo, reading groups, crafts, cognitive exercises, and coffee socials. Feel free to contact us via e-mail or phone with any questions or comments. email@example.com or (609)298-9960 ask for the activities department.
Black Run Preserve - The Black Run Preserve is a 1,300 acre parcel of permanently preserved land in Evesham Township, located between the Marlton Lakes and Kings Grant neighborhoods. It is an ecological wonder of Pine Barrens forest, wetlands, streams and old cranberry bogs, and hosts a variety of threatened and endangered plant and animal species. We need your help. Volunteers with a variety of skill sets and experience are needed as we extend our outreach into the local and regional communities. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Website info: https://blackrun.org/volunteer-opportunities/
Virtual Volunteering Opportunities -virtual volunteering is the practice of volunteering using the Internet, off-site from the organization being assisted. Virtual volunteering is also known as online volunteering or cyber service. For volunteer opportunities visit: http://volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org/content/virtual-volunteering
The New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy provides a highly disciplined environment fostering academics, leadership development, physical training, and personal growth to educate and train unemployed youth who have ceased to attend high school.
We are seeking volunteers to join our mentoring program. Through a friendly matching process mentors will be connected with youth attemding the Academy. As a mentor you will: serve as a positive role model and friend, motivate at-risk youth to change his or her life towards positive behavior and success, and help build the youth’s self-esteem.
- Mentor must be 21 years of age and older
- Attend on-site Training Day
- Three face-to-face visits
- 12 month follow-up after youth graduate
Applications can be accessed on our website: www.nj.gov/military/challenge
Please direct any questions to the Recruitment, Placement, and Mentoring Department
Delanco Emergency Squad is in search of volunteers interested in providing the highest quality and personal care to the patients and families in Delanco Township and our neighboring towns. Volunteer opportunities can be found on our website at delancoems.org/EMS/volunteer-oppertunities/. Become a part of our team today! Questions? Reach us at ContactUs@delancoems.org, or give us a call at (856)764-0951 Ext. 19.