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 Short-Term Volunteering
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




THE STOCKTON CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS - Campus Kitchen at Atlantic City, the Stockton Food Drive, the Stanley S. Holmes Village Homework Completion Program, or A Future with Hope 

Registration Pages for SCCE Programs



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


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 
Various Needs in the field of hunger, homelessness and "providing physical and spiritual nourishment to those who are in need."
Commitment: not specified
Contact: Mike 
D' 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 & Laurie Smith, 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


Compassionate Care Hospice
518 U.S. 9, Marmora, NJ 08223
Needs: Patient Interactions, Administrative Office Needs, Other Duties 
Commitment: Training/Orientation required. Please contact Virginia Nikolaidis.
Contact: (609) 390-9792


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
Ann Magee, 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: Andy 609-646-9814


(Edwin B.) Forsythe National 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


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.
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
Arts and Crafts with Seniors
Shati Gerald, 609-646-3023 x13,


(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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