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 Short-Term Volunteering
and/or
Student Rights & Responsibilities

  1. If you are a student looking to complete Community Service or Volunteer hours not related to a Academic Course please complete the COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FORM.
  2. Meet with the Office of Service-Learning to discuss possible service project Community Partners and/or Locations (Service-Learning Info)
  3. Complete your service project
  4. Submit your Project Activity Log/Timesheet
  5. Complete a Reflection Activity - chose from 1 option below

Students may then have the option to either contact the Service-Learning Staff or review the list below to find a site to complete your service.  

Note:  Reflection Essay Grading Rubric can be found here


 

SHORT-TERM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
& COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

Absecon Lighthouse 
31 S. Rhode Island Ave., Atlantic City

Needs: Docents to give tours of the lighthouse to school groups & visitors
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Jean Muchanic, 609-449-1360

 

(The) Alcove Center for Grieving Children & Families
950 Tilton Rd., Ste. 108, Northfield
Needs: Administrative/clerical, committee members, fundraising/special events to provide ongoing support in various ways to organization
Commitment: Varies
Contact: Mindy Shemtov, 609-484-1133

 

American Red Cross, Atlantic/Cumberland Counties
850 N. Franklin Blvd., Pleasantville
Needs: Clerical assistance, disaster services (requires training), armed forces emergency services (requires training), community education, blood services & drives, events planning, fundraising
Duties: Varies according to position
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Juba Ward, 609-646-8330, x.232

 

American Red Cross, Jersey Coast Chapter
1540 W. Park Ave., Tinton Falls (main office); 175 Sunset Ave., Toms River
Needs: Clerical assistance, disaster services (requires training), armed forces emergency services (requires training), community education, blood services & drives, events planning, fundraising
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Maureen Buehl, 732-493-9100

 

The Arc, Atlantic County
6550 Delilah Rd., Ste. 101, Egg Harbor Twp.
Needs: Furniture movers to assist one or two people in lifting & moving household furniture from donors' homes to one of Arc's storage units or group homes/apartments. If possible, volunteering the use of trucks, vans, large SUVs, and hand trucks, blankets, pads, if available.
Commitment: Volunteers are especially needed weekdays from 9am to 5pm, but other times will be considered as well.
Contact: Pete Weaver, 609-485-0800, ext. 138

 

Atlantic City Rescue Mission
2009 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City 
Needs: Webmaster to assist with website development and maintenance; Clerical - help with basic office tasks and preparing mailings for fundraisers
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Kathy Schmookler, 609-345-5517, x.165

 

Atlantic County Animal Shelter
240 Old Turnpike Rd., Pleasantville
Needs: Animal caretaker to assist with care, feeding, socialization, and adoption of animals
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Kathy Kelsey, 609-485-2345

 

Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services
Various locations
Needs: Volunteers to provide free, impartial, confidential health insurance counseling regarding Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare managed care plans, and Medicare prescription plans for the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP).
Commitment: Training (1 day/wk for 5 weeks), volunteering 2 hours biweekly for at least 1 year, attendance at quarterly update training sessions
Contact: Carolyn Conover, 609-645-7700, x.4741

 

Atlantic Prevention Resources
1415 N. Main St., Pleasantville
Needs: Bilingual assistant/translator to assist with Life Skills programs in classrooms (some travel required), as well as Strengthening Families Initiative
Commitment: Life Skills programs last for 12 weeks
Contact: Kathy McFadden, 609-272-0101

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County
85 Williams St., Lakewood
Needs: Mentors to provide one-on-one personal and/or academic support for a child in either school-based or one-on-one programs
Commitment: Mentoring requires a minimum commitment of one year.
Contact: Sue Sedivec, 732-905-5349

 

Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City (2 locations)
317 N. Pennsylvania Ave.; 215 N. Sovereign Ave
Needs: After-school assistants to help with one or more of following programs: Homework Helpers, computer lab, arts & crafts, sports & recreation
Commitment: not specified
Contact: 609-347-2697

 

C.A.R.E. - Pleasantville 21st Century Community Learning Center
Salem United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Pleasantville Middle School
Needs: After-school tutors and mentors to help provide character education, life skills, and arts & crafts classes, as well as support for academic enrichment and homework assistance.
Commitment: Whatever you can offer
Contact: Dawn Rice-Bivens, 609-677-0800

 

Caring Hospice Services
102 Gaither Dr., Ste. 2, Mt. Laurel (locations throughout South Jersey)
Needs: Friendly visitors for hospice patients, both in their homes and in assisted living facilities; bereavement volunteers also needed.
Commitment: Varies; training required.
Contact: Michael Schaeffer, 856-439-0012

 

CASA of Atlantic & Cape May Counties 
321 Shore Rd., Somers Point
Needs: Child advocates to speak for abused and neglected children in foster care; attend court cases and maintain regular contact with child until placed in permanent home.
Commitment: Duration of case
Contact: 609-601-7800

 

Community Center for Seniors at Absecon
United Methodist Church of Absecon, 100 Pitney Rd., Absecon
Needs: Volunteers to assist with distributing lunch to older adults who are served meals twice per week.
Commitment: 1-2 afternoons per week
Contact: Donna Payne, 609-645-0013

 

Community Food Bank of South Jersey
6735 Black Horse Pk., Egg Harbor Twp.
Needs: Warehouse volunteers to stock shelves, sort and package food into boxes for distribution
Commitment: not specified
Contact:  609-383-8843

 

CONTACT Cape-Atlantic
8 S. Jefferson Ave., Margate
Needs: Reassurance callers to make weekly phone calls to elderly and homebound individuals (training provided)
Commitment: a few hours per week
Contact: Mike Nees, 609-823-1850

 

Eastern Service Workers Association
Washington Ave., Pleasantville
Needs: Canvassers to solicit financial, food, and clothing donations; also assist with special events
Commitment: varies
Contact: Remy 609-646-9814

 

(Edwin B.) Forsythe Wildlife Refuge
Great Creek Rd., Oceanville (Galloway Twp.)
Positions: Visitor services, interpreters, environmental educators, tour leaders, and more!
Commitment: varies
Contact: Sandy Perchetti, 609-748-1535

 

Family Service Association
3073 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Twp.
Needs: Service Assistance through Volunteers for the Elderly (SAVE) volunteers to provide regular in-home visitation with Alzheimer's patients to temporarily relieve regular caregivers of duties (training provided by Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter)
Commitment: a few hours per week
Contact: Nick White, 609-563-0239, x.1148

 

Galloway Township Public Schools Afterschool Program
101 S. Reeds Road, Galloway, NJ 
Needs: 
Organized games, help with homework, create a play, art projects, simple science experiements, learning projects made fun
Contact: Cathy Hilferty, (609) 748-1250 Ext. 1630, hilfertyc@gtps.K12.nj.us

 

Gilda's Club of South Jersey
555 Bay Ave., Somers Point
Needs: Volunteers to assist with programs and workshops for people with cancer and their families; child care assistance; general clubhouse maintenance and cleanup; representing Gilda's Club at community events; fundraisers and special events
Commitment: Varies; training required.
Contact: Barbara Ferrara, 609-926-2699

 

Heartland Hospice
2111 New Road, Site 100, Northfield, NJ 08225
Needs: Friendly visitors for hospice patients, both in their homes and in assisted living facilities
Commitment: Varies; training required.
Contact: 
Rosann Kureczko, Volunteer Coordinator 609-641-4675

 

Humane Society of Atlantic County
1401 Albany Blvd., Atlantic City
Needs: Marketing & office assistance, animal caretakers to assist with care, feeding, socialization, and adoption of animals
Commitment: not specified
Contact: 609-487-2487

 

Pleasantville Housing Authority 
1156 North Main Street, Pleasantville, NJ
Needs:
Arts and Crafts with Seniors
Contact: 
Shati Gerald, 609-646-3023 x13, sgerald@pleasantvilleha.org

 

(The) Shores at Wesley Manor
2201 Bay Ave., Ocean City
Needs: Resident and Staff Enrichment Volunteers to share a hobby or interest with senior citizen residents. Offer to instruct, demonstrate to impaired or well elderly persons in an assisted living community. Gift shop volunteers are also needed one day a month for two hours. Flexible schedules for all positions.
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Rosemarie Fiscus, 609-391-6321

 

 

The Women's Center (Formerly The Atlantic County Women's Center)
1201 Rte. 9, Linwood (Shelter location confidential)
Needs: Workshop teachers to teach life and career skills to displaced homemakers; trained positions available (Sexual Assault Response Counselor, shelter services, legal and children's advocacy)
Commitment: Trained positions require minimum of 30-hour training (provided by agency)
Contact: Andrea Ples, 609-601-9925


 

 

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