Margaret Donnelly O’Connor Education Center at Ethel R. Lawrence Homes

Margaret Donnelly O’Connor Education Center at Ethel R. Lawrence Homes is in need of volunteers who can share their musical, artistic, performing arts talents or  the ERLH children during our summer program and afterschool enrichment program. Our programs are for children grades 1st thru 8th.  The MDO Education Center is managed by Fair Share Development, Inc. a non-profit organization that develops and manages affordable housing in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington Counties.  Contact Cindy Haas at (856) 439-9915, chaas@fairsharedevelopment.org

4-H Youth Development Program

a program of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington County, seeks volunteers (18+) for leadership of youth groups.  Call Volunteer Manager at 609-265-5052.  www.co.burlington.nj.us

Deborah Hospital Foundation

carries out fundraising projects to ensure the Center can treat people regardless of their ability to pay.  Volunteer projects are located on site in Browns Mills, at home, and at meetings and fundraising projects.  Call 800-223-0135. www.deborah.org

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

has numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the year. You can count bats, survey for amphibians, assist the shorebird project as a Shorebird Steward or assist in building and installing osprey platforms. We also need volunteers who are interested to be trained as speakers for our Speakers’ Bureau or as representatives at fairs and festivals. We have activities for individuals, groups and families. For more information, please call Larissa Smith, our Volunteer Manager at (609) 628-0402. Our website is at www.conservewildlifenj.org

Burlington County Feral Cat Initiative (BCCI)

 

Burlington County Feral Cat Initiative (BCCI) is a volunteer, non-profit agency serving the Burlington County area.   Our program is endorsed by the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Health Department.  In order to achieve our mission of a feral-free future by neutering and inoculating feral (wild) cats and educating the public about rabies and the importance of spaying and neutering their cats, BCCI is seeking adult volunteers for:  secretarial duties (copying, mass mailings, phone calls, form preparation, database maintenance), fund-raising events, volunteer recruitment, help with mass spay/neuter events, educational seminars, and development of brochures/pamphlets and promotional events to spotlight BCCI.  To volunteer, call 609-261-8312 and leave a message.  To learn more, visit our website at www.njferals.org.

United Planet

United Planet is an international non-profit organization that provides local as well as international volunteer programs to communities in need spanning over 40 countries. These programs known as “Quests” strive to create cross-cultural understanding, foster lasting relationships and provide meaningful service to the world.  Quest programs are available as short-term lasting from 1 to 12 weeks or long-term which can last 6 months to a year. With United Planet, you can choose the project of your choice — from teaching to environmental conservation to women’s empowerment — and more!

On a more local level, United Planet offers programs such as the Cultural Awareness Project and Ambassador Clubs.  The Cultural Awareness project (CAP) promotes global understanding on a local level.  It provides opportunities for people interested in different cultures to learn from others as well as spread their knowledge.  The Ambassador Clubs are opportunities for people to establish programs in their communities and schools to inspire leadership, civic engagement, and international cooperation and empower people of all ages to become catalysts for change.

To learn more about United Planet programs and to sign up for a Quest, please visit www.unitedplanet.org. or contact us via phone (800)292-2316 or email quest@unitedplanet.org.

Medford Arts Center

needs volunteers to serve receptionists, Friday, Saturdays and Sunday afternoons (3-hour shifts).  Call 609-654-6485, Email jsjacksongould@comcast.net