Armed Forces Heritage Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is seeking volunteers to assist us with our mission programs. Volunteer opportunities include: MiniMo mobile museum setup/take down and docent responsibilities at public events throughout the county and surrounding areas, with upcoming planned events at the Roebling Car Show (4/27), Jeeps on the Waterfront-Burlington (5/4), Bordentown Street Fair (5/18-19), Ewing Partiots Day (7/3), Burlington County Farm Fair (7/16-20), and more! Living History presentations support of programs that feature veterans who have served with distinction. Such support includes audio/visual setup/take down, attendee registration & feedback survey form administration, and other hosting responsibilities at public venues in and throughout the Burlington County area Membership opportunity to work directly with our board of directors in promoting and shaping our mission to, "Preserve, Honor, and Educate all on the history of the military in New Jersey and the surrounding regions". Must be 18 years or older Contact Person: Marc Iroff; Email: email@example.com - http://www.afhmus.org/
The Burlington Vicinage is seeking adult and youth volunteers for two Superior Court programs.
Adult and youth volunteers are needed as Juvenile Conference Committee (JCC) board members, court-appointed citizens who hear and decide matters involving alleged juvenile offenders. They make recommendations to a family court judge for a resolution that would aid in the juvenile's rehabilitation.
Youth volunteers could be eligible for community service credit hours based upon approval from their high school.
Adults are needed as courthouse information specialists to greet and direct litigants, attorneys and visitors to their destinations. They also answer questions and provide assistance in person or by phone.
Prospective adult volunteers for both programs must undergo a screening process, which includes a written application, interview, fingerprinting and a criminal background check. Mandatory training provided by the Burlington Vicinage must be completed prior to volunteer service.
Prospective youth volunteers, who must be between the ages of 14 and 17, are subject to a juvenile record check. Parental consent is required for all youth volunteers. Mandatory training provided by the Burlington Vicinage must be completed prior to volunteer service.
For additional information about the programs and the application process, contact Lawrence Bethea at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Virtua Memorial Hospital seeks volunteers to work in several areas of the hospital and Auxiliary Thrift Shop located at 798 Woodlane Rd., Westampton, NJ 08060. Shop hours Mon.- Thurs. 10am to 5pm, Fri. - 10am to 2pm and Sat 10am to 3pm. Clothing and household donations accepted. Junior volunteers (14+ and in high school) are needed from 4 pm to 7 pm. For information,Tiffany Bennett - firstname.lastname@example.org - call 609-267-0700 ext. 47073, www.virtua.org - Email: email@example.com - https://www.virtua.org/about/careers/volunteer
Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road (Exit 45A off Rt. 295) Westampton, NJ needs volunteers for help with various activities at the Center. Some of these include gardening (weeding, planting, watering), working in our gift shop (greeting visitors, answering the phone, taking down program registrations, making sales), caring for our animals (feeding animals, cleaning tanks), creating brochures and program fliers, as well as speakers with expertise on various nature related topics. Volunteers are also needed to conduct or assist with important research projects. Those interested in volunteering can go to http://rancocasnaturecenter.org/volunteer.html to fill out a volunteer sign-up form and have three reference letters or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity South Central New Jersey is calling for volunteers with a variety of skills and proficiencies to help to finish constructing our current homes and assist in our ReStore located in Maple Shade. Volunteers must be at least 16 for the construction site (adult supervision required if under 18) and 15 for the ReStore (adult supervision required if under 16). No experience necessary. . https://www.habitatscnj.org/volunteer/
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
American Red Cross - New Jersey Region –– Volunteers are needed to help in Disaster Assistance and Blood Services. Volunteers in Disaster Assistance are trained and able to respond to local Disasters, assist in Shelters, and provide mental health assistance. Blood Services volunteers assist with Registration and Refreshments at Blood Drives or/and to help transport blood for processing. Virtual administrative opportunities in multiple departments are also available. There are opportunities for students to participate in youth group activities and Red Cross projects. To learn more about opportunities in the Red Cross please email or call at firstname.lastname@example.org - 856-319-2956 Website Redcross.org/volunteer
Samaritan Life-Enhancing Care
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, Community Ambassadors, 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, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, 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! Participate in independent craft projects, provide community support at events, 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, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, swenner@SamaritanNJ.org or 856-552-3238. Visit us on our website at www.samaritannj.org.
TITLE: Make Clay Heart Keepsakes for Hospice Families
Touch someone else's heart... Support Samaritan's families by making mini clay heart keepsakes for our staff to share as part of a ritual with our families who just lost their loved one on Samaritan’s services.
Hearts are placed in the caregiver’s hand to honor and memorialize the patient, and a beautiful verse is read. Check out this video: https://youtu.be/uMxMMVrQwu0
Make as many as you like - once or ongoing. Service hours awarded.
Supplies are not provided by Samaritan. Please email Sharon Wenner, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, SWenner@SamaritanNJ.org or call 856-552-3238 for detailed instructions and sample images.
Thank you so very much for sharing your heart!