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.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Burlington County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties, located in Cherry Hill, is a social service program for children in Burlington County,  who have shown a need for positive development through the help of qualified, interested adults to improve relationships and performance at home, school, and in the community. BB/BS needs volunteers, including seniors, to serve as adult role models, friends, and mentors. Volunteers are also needed in the office, to assist with educational activities, and/or special events. For information on the application procedure, call 856-616-2340.  info@bbbsbcg.org– http://www.bbbsbcg.org/site/c.5oIJJVPsGbISF/b.6458217/k.EF95/Home_Page.htm

Servicios Latinos de Burlington County

Servicios Latinos de Burlington County is a non-profit organization that serves the Hispanic Community of Burlington County.  Our office is located at 1 High Street, Mount Holly, NJ 08060 on the 2nd floor in the Burlington County College.  Some of the services we offer are: Information and referral, Case Based Management, (ESL) English as a Second Language Classes, Citizenship Classes, Basic Immigration Services, Translation Services, and general assistance for those seeking housing, employment, doctors, dentists, etc.  Servicos Latinos hosts a number of events throughout the year including: The Hispanic Heritage Celebration, an annual Health Fair, Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, Children Christmas and Toy Drive, Three Kings’ Day Celebration, Day of the Race, Cinco De Mayo Award Luncheon.  Volunteers are always needed to assist with office help, ESL Classes, Events, etc.  Contact us at 609-518-7171 or visit our website www.servicioslatinos-nj.org. E-mail: info@servicioslatinos-nj.org. Fax: 609-518-0172

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), New Jersey Chapter

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA), New Jersey Chapter, is a national non-profit voluntary health agency.  Huntington’s Disease (HD) is a devastating, hereditary, degenerative brain disorder for which there is, at present, no effective treatment or cure.  The mission of HDSA is to promote and support research directed at discovering a treatment and ultimately a cure for HD; to help HD individuals and their families through support and services at their three NJ clinics located in Stratford, Piscataway, and Newark; and to educate both public and health care professionals about HD.  Volunteers are needed for a variety of long and short term fundraising activities and special events (18 and over, 13-17 with adult supervision).  Call, 973-784-4965 email vhesshdsa.org, or visit our website at www.hdsanj.org

Rancocas Conservancy

Rancocas Conservancy purpose is to preserve, protect, and enhance the ecological and cultural integrity of the Rancocas Creek Watershed.  Volunteers (18+) are needed for preserve stewardship, cleanups, special events, and fundraising.  Call 609-859-8860 ext 17.

Volunteer Center of Burlington County

Volunteer Center of Burlington County, located in Parker Center at Burlington County College, provides information on hundreds of volunteer opportunities and referrals to agencies throughout Burlington County.  Call 609-894-9311 ext. 1492 or 856-222-9311 x 1492 volcenter@hotmail.com  – www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org for information, or to inquire about any of the following positions:

  * Volunteer Counselors – Individuals needed in the Volunteer Center office to respond to telephone inquiries, assist prospective volunteers, enter data, and do light clerical work.

  * Group Projects/Special Assignments – Adult or teen service groups, families, and individuals are needed for short-term projects for many agencies.  Flexible schedules, interesting challenges.

  * Board Bank – Adults with board expertise, experience, and interest needed for consideration in new board positions at various agencies.