New Jersey Orators, Inc. (www.oratorsinc.org) is a 35-year old non-profit youth organization serving annually over 250 youth in eight counties throughout New Jersey, including chapters in Burlington County. Its mission is to teach the art of public speaking, an appreciation for literature, reading and media arts literacy, civic engagement, college readiness, and life skills to youth from 7 to 18 years of age in preparation for college. We host four statewide competitions during the school calendar year to provide an opportunity for our students to develop and hone their public speaking and oratorical skills in a safe, friendly environment. We also a fall and spring Beyond High School Educational Conferences for middle and high school students with College Readiness Workshops and another focusing on Civic Engagement Workshops.
New Jersey Orators needs volunteers at our local Burlington County Chapter as coaches and educational administrators as well as at our four statewide competitions as Judges and Competition Assistants in the Tally Room to assist with validating Judges’ scores and entering data into our computer database. We are also seeking volunteers to be board members for our organization as a whole.
For more information about the organization and to join this volunteer organization to help young people, please feel free to contact me, Eloise Samuels, President at 732-259-9139 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Alzheimer’s Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, provides supportive programs and services to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 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: community outreach, community education, support group facilitation, Walk to End Alzheimer’s, special events, and advocacy. For more information about volunteer opportunities, visit https://alz.org/delval/volunteer or call the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.
American Heart Association - New Jersey. Mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Volunteers needed for administrative tasks in Robbinsville office and for various events across the state. - Call 609-208-0020 - www.heart.org/HEARTORG/volunteer/volunteerForm.jsp
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. Kathy Jacquot 609-320-5363 or Nancy Roswell email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com - 856-777-4672 Website:www.redcross.org/nj/camden
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.
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