The New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium

The New Jersey Academy for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium, Camden, New Jersey waterfront is seeking energetic, reliable volunteers. Specific training is provided, but a love of animals, people, and aquatic environments is a must. Volunteers work directly with visitors to provide educational support as well as behind the scenes with aquarium staff to provide exhibit maintenance.  Volunteers with M-F availability are particularly needed.  Opportunities are also available for youth, (16+), to work as Guest Experience Volunteers. Generally, a full day commitment every two weeks is expected for all volunteer positions.  856 365-0352 x 7028

 

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America

The National Society of Colonial Dames of America operates two museums: Peachfield, a restored farmhouse in Westampton, and an old schoolhouse in Mount Holly.  Volunteers conduct seasonal tours at Peachfield and at the schoolhouse by appointment.  Volunteers are invited to participate in elementary school living history programs utilizing both sites.  Call 609-267-6996.

Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice

e is a non-profit organization that contributes to the health and well-being of our community. Volunteers are needed to visit with patients facing serious progressive illness, provide pet therapy visits, perform music, provide office support, make bereavement phone calls, make calls to verify patient needs before the weekend, assist in our new Thrift Store, serve as an ambassador and help with special projects. Complimentary training is provided. For information please call Sally Cezo, Manager of Volunteer Services at 1-800-229-8183, or e mail sally.cezo@samaritanhealthcarenj.org . Visit us on our website at www.samaritanhealthcarenj.org.  SamariTeens – for teens 14-17 years old interested in volunteering on an on-going basis. No mandatory requirements; we send you the calendar and you participate whenever you’re available! Meet 1x/month in Marlton from September – May. Participate in craft projects, collection drives, fundraisers, visits to Assisted Living Residence Crafts, Projects, Events – for groups and youth of all ages needing to fulfill community service requirements. We send you a project sheet and you choose one that best suits your timeframe and interests. All serve to benefit Samaritan’s patients and families.  Please call Sharon Wenner, Youth Coordinator at 856-552-3238 or email sharon.wenner@samaritanhealthcarenj.org for more information.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Muscular Dystrophy Association seeks volunteers (16+) to help with general office duties answering phones, preparing mailings, and organizing fundraising projects that may be held in your local community.  Candidates are being sought for the Advisory Council.  Counselors (18+) are also needed for one-week summer camp in June. MDA serves more than 1,200 patients in the South Jersey Area.  Training provided.  For more information, call 856-356-4467. marltondistrict@mdausa.orgwww.mdausa.org

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

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. Laurel birthplace, as a women’s history and leadership center.  For information, call 856-231-1885 or e-mail info@alicepaul.org, www.alicepaul.org

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America welcomes volunteers of all ages to support fundraising programs, programs and services for the multiple sclerosis community in New Jersey and interesting office orientated volunteer assignments. MSAA value the contribution of all our volunteers, for more information call 1-800-532-7667 x 117, web. http://support.msassociation.org/volunteerwww.msassociation.org . Make a commitment to serve, contact MSAA now.