The Food Bank of South Jersey’s mission is to provide an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger, b providing food to needy people, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them find sustainable ways to improve their lives. Volunteer Hours are M – F 9:00 – 11:30am and 12:30 – 3pm shifts. No walk-ins, all volunteering must be scheduled. Jobs include: sorting, packing boxes of can goods, sorting non-foods, packing Kidz Packs and Senior bags, etc. There are also offsite Hope Mobile and special events volunteering available. Must be over 13 years old. 13 – 16 yr. olds must be accompanied with a parent. New Volunteer Orientation is required and is held once per month on the 2nd Wednesday – RSVP required. Please contact Mike Kneble at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule Orientation and then volunteering.
Family Support Division of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst coordinates volunteer efforts on behalf of military families. Volunteers are needed for recreation, office work, and mentoring. Teen volunteers are considered. Must have base access. Call (609) 754-3154.
Buttonwood Hospital of Burlington County, located in New Lisbon, seeks volunteers to provide friendly visits to residents, assist staff members in conducting activities, transport residents within the hospital premises, and provide entertainment. Junior volunteers must be 14 years old. Call Volunteer Services at 609-726-7131 or inquire at reception desk.
American Red Cross- Camden County & Burlington County Chapter – 11+ – Volunteers are needed to help in Disaster Assistance and Blood Services. 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 transporting blood for processing. High School youth can participate in youth group activities and Red Cross projects. Volunteer Orientations are held monthly – to attend and learn more about opportunities in the Red Cross. For more information, please email email@example.com or call Bea Frost at (856) 365-7100 x 231.
The Emergency Squads of Burlington County need many additional volunteers, especially those available to respond to daytime calls during the week. EMT certification classes are offered in county. About half the squads also sponsor junior auxiliaries for teen volunteers. Call First Aid Council Recruitment Chairman Rich Litton at 856-235-6715, or contact your local squad.
located at the South Jersey Regional Airport at 68 Stacy Haines Road in Lumberton, NJ, seeks volunteers to help initiate Saturday educational programs, serve as tour guides, work on aircraft restoration, or just lend expertise. Teens welcome with an adult. Call 609-267-4488 for. More information, firstname.lastname@example.org – www.airvictorymuseum.com
Moorestown Community Link connects neighbors of all ages. Adults, parents, and students are needed for a variety of short and long-term volunteer tasks. Call 856-778-9255 or 856-234-6000.
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March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation prevents birth defects and low birth weight babies through research, education, and advocacy. Volunteers are needed for telephone and office work, fund raising, support and management of special events. Teens welcome. Call 856-874-9050. www.marchofdimes.com
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International of Southern New Jersey provides information, counseling, and support to newly-diagnosed diabetics and their families. This all-volunteer agency provides literature to educate the public, support the diabetic, and raises funds for the cure of diabetes. Teens welcome to apply. Call 856-429-1101. E-mail: email@example.com. http://www.jdrf.org/southjersey. 1415 Rt. 70 East Suite 311, Cherry Hill NJ, 08034.