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Roebling Museum - Docent and Front Desk Volunteers Needed

The Roebling Museum is seeking permanent volunteers for the following volunteer positions: Docent and Front desk reception. I am seeking volunteers who can volunteer consistently at least one day a week, every week, on either Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. If the volunteer can do more, great! I will train all volunteers. A good fit for these volunteer positions will, love history and/or the arts and sciences and will love working with and meeting new people.

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.

Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies (P.I.N.E.S.),

Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies (P.I.N.E.S.), at Whitesbog Village in Browns Mills is a program of Rowan College which provides hands-on science and social studies field trips for school groups and adults. Volunteers needed weekdays to assist students with nature, science & history programs as well as clerical and office work. Call 609-893-1765 - http://rcbc.edu/pines/school-programs Email: pines@rcbc.edu

Riverfront Historical Society

Riverfront Historical Society is dedicated to the proud history of Beverly, Delanco, and Edgewater Park. It maintains a historic collection in the 1806 Cooper Town Meeting House in 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

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

 

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.

Alice Paul Institute

The Alice Paul Institute needs volunteers 18 or older to help plan special events and fund-raising initiatives, as tour guides, for site enhancement projects and other areas.  Volunteers help support the Institute’s mission of educating the public about the life and work of Alice Paul and preserving and restoring Paulsdale, her Mt.

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