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Volunteer Center of Burlington County – Founded in 1996

A private, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that provides and promotes volunteer opportunities, programs and services to meet community needs.

Is dedicated to helping individuals and groups find volunteer work that is most suitable to their interests, skills, abilities, location, schedule and age.

Offers volunteer recruitment and support in a number of areas including; youth, workplace and interfaith programs.

Publishes three directories Volunteer Opportunities Directory, Youth Volunteer Opportunities Directory, and Court-Ordered Community Service Opportunities Burlington County residents; and maintains a web site www.volunteercenterburlingtoncounty.org, publishes a monthly

E-newsletter., and posts on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram.

Travels throughout Burlington County giving presentations to student and adult groups; and hosting information tables at libraries, businesses, schools and festivals.

Youth Service Initiative which sponsors the Annual Youth Service-Mini-Conference and the Annual Youth Service Conference & Expo for high school student leaders and faculty advisors; and interacts with high school and middle school students and advisors throughout the year.

Partnership projects with Rowan College at Burlington County

Annually holds Martin Luther King Day Challenge to encourage Burlington County residents of all ages to make MLK Day a day of service - “ a day on – not a day off”.

Member of Burlington County Community Organizations Active in Disasters (BUCOAD).

Facilitates the annual MLK Day Unity Celebration Burlington County – Live, Love & Serve

Serves the residents of Burlington County through the support and assistance of Burlington County Freeholders Office, Rowan College at Burlington County Burlington County Library System, Burlington County Parks Department, Burlington County Health Department, Rowan College at Burlington County Service-Learning Program, Points of Light Network.

Burlington County Bar Foundation High School Community Service Grants Partnership

Celebrates International Volunteer Managers Day (November 5th) & National Family

Volunteerism Day (Saturday before Thanksgiving)

The Civility Project

Civic Engagement Initiative

Civics Education Initiative

Servant Leadership Initiative

Virtual Volunteering (Online Volunteering/Cyber Service) Initiative

Forum for Managers of Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities Fair for All Ages - Youth, Adults & Families (in-person and virtual)

Manages Skills Bank for organizations/groups having specific skills/skill sets needs via social media network.