The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army provides emergency material assistance to clients.  Volunteers are needed for the Board, office work, emergency assistance, assistance with banking, and hospital and nursing home visits.  Teens welcome to apply.  Call 908-851-9300 for information. tricia@USE.salvationarmy.orgwww.salvationarmynewjersey.org

CONTACT TeenLine

CONTACT– TeenLine – A Teen to Teen Confidential Helpline TeenLine is a place where teens can call and talk to other teens about any problems, fears or stresses they are facing.  Volunteers must be high school student 14 years old and up.”Training is provided to become a “peer listener” and help other teens.   For training information, call 856-234-5484, ext. 214. email:  scapano@contactburlco.org; website:  www.contactburlco.org

CONTACT of Burlington County

CONTACT of Burlington County helps county residents by providing them with information to access available services, support to navigate their daily lives and an empathetic ear for those who are in crisis or lonely, isolated and in need.  Volunteers trained in listening skills and crisis intervention are available around-the-clock.  Call 856-234-5484 for information on upcoming volunteer training or visit our website for program and volunteer information www.contactburlco.org.

Burlington County Medical Reserve Corps

Burlington County Medical Reserve Corps is a volunteer workforce of health professionals and community volunteers serving the citizens of Burlington County in the event of a public health emergency, and with public health initiatives (ie: seasonal flu clinics, health fairs, volunteer recruitment). Volunteers must be US citizens and reside or work in Burlington County. Contact Lolietha Johnson at 609-265-5468, or by e-mail at ljohnson@co.burlington.nj.us Training provided, NCH and CEUs available. Volunteers and their families are part of the First Responder Medication Distribution Plan. If interested, complete an online application at www.njmrc.nj.gov/hcpr .

Providence House Domestic Violence Services

Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities is currently in need of transportation volunteers– taking clients to and from necessary appointments, legal advocate volunteers– offering information and support to clients at court, kids time volunteers– work with staff member to provide children with an activity or play time while their mom is in her counseling group, clerical staff- helping with general office tasks such as answering the phones, filing, and light computer work, fund raising and special events committees- helping to plan and execute upcoming events.  Our services could not continue without the time and talent of our volunteers!  Call 856-824-0599. akulak@cctrenton.orgwww.providencehousenj.org

Bridge of Hope Burlington County

a Christian non-profit ministry, working to end and prevent homelessness for single women with children, needs church partners, volunteers in fund raising and grant writing.  We are looking for the following: Join us for our Third Annual “Sleeping Out” Event on August 20, 2010 starting at 5:00 pm at Faith Presbyterian in Medford NJ ending the following day.  Project Team Leader needed for Christian based non-profit organization. Serving South Jersey and Burlington County. Estimated at 2-3 hours per week. Requirements: An extensive knowledge of multi-level fundraising, event planning, and may also including letter writing, personal contact, grant writing, and other duties. Having a current database to pull from is a plus.; 6-10 Team Members to act as salt & light in planning, executing, and following up with 2 major events each year – Winter Gala & Spring outing. Other smaller events or town sponsored fairs also in need of support workers.; Grant writer is needed to help our cause acquire available grants to expand our ministry and help as many moms as possible. Experience a must!;  Christian churches of any denomination with a small group of volunteers that we will train to act as mentors for a homeless mom and her children. These partnerships are instrumental to our success! Please contact  Melissa Young, MSW Program Director, Melissa@bridgeofhopeburlington.org, (609) 864-6277.
 www.bridgeofhopeburlington.org

Food Bank of South Jersey

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 mkneble@foodbanksj.org to schedule Orientation and then volunteering.