Volunteer Opportunities

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    August 31, 2009 0 Comments

    Our team grows stronger when you join the line-up. Thank you for your interest and desire to help:

    Sandy Service Day
    Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund & Jersey Cares Launch "Sandy Service Day: Remember. Rebuild. Recover."
    The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund in partnership with Jersey Cares announced Sandy Service Day: Remember. Rebuild. Recover. to commemorate one-year of recovery following Hurricane Sandy. The Relief Fund and Jersey Cares will mobilize 5,000 volunteers in Ocean, Monmouth, Atlantic, and Bergen counties for two days of service in highly impacted communities. Volunteers can sign-up to participate on Saturday, October 26th, or Tuesday, October 29th for team, individual and family friendly activities. Project types include:
    • Beach Clean-ups and Fence Installation
    • Bench, Picnic Table, Raised Bed and Lifeguard Stand Assembly
    • Debris/Sand Removal
    • Field/Park Revitalization
    • Home Repairs/Rebuilding
    • Meal Service for Early Responders
    • Mural Painting, Line Game Painting in Schools
    • Welcome Home Painting Kit Assembly

    For more information and to register to volunteer, please visit their website: www.jerseycares.org

    Oasis Center
    Our Community Partner, Oasis Center in Nashville, TN, is in need of your help!

    Street Outreach Wish List (Updated May 2013)
    Note: This list has been updated to reflect the highest priority needs. If you have any questions about donations, contact Kate at kstone@oasiscenter.org

    Summer needs list (amount needed/accepted)
    • Bottled Water (1-1000)
    • Socks (1-infinity)
    • Men’s Shoes, especially large sizes 9-14 (Sneakers and boots especially) (1-200)
    • Hair Brushes/combs (1-100)
    • Toothpaste (small/travel size)
    • Rain ponchos (disposable ones are good) (1-300)
    • Shorts in adult sizes (athletic, and regular) (1-50)

    For more information and a complete list of donation needs, please visit their website OasisCenter.org

    Rebuilding Together
    200,000 volunteers donate their time and talents to Rebuilding Together annually to make sure their neighbors live in a safe and healthy home. With their help, and the help of corporate partners, skilled trades associations, and government and non-government organizations, 10,000 projects are completed each year. Their volunteers make a direct and lasting impact on their community.

    If you would like to volunteer with Rebuilding Together in your community, please visit their website by clicking HERE.

    Philadelphia, PA

    Project H.O.M.E.:

    Volunteers are vital to our work and our community. Project H.O.M.E. relies on the commitment and passion of volunteers in all of our sites and programs. They offer a variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. Come discover how your unique skills and ideas can make a difference in the Project H.O.M.E. community. Please visit their website for more information on how you can get involved!

    Detroit, MI

    If you'd like to volunteer your time and energy to help with the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation build projects in DETROIT please contact:

    SANDRA COBB
    Director of Volunteer Services and Faith Relations
    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - DETROIT
    (313) 521-6691 extension #107

    United We Serve

    Serve.gov is an online resource for not only finding volunteer opportunities in your community, but also creating your own. Use Serve.gov to help you do your part, there are many ways to get involved. America’s foundation will be built one community at a time – and it starts with you.

    Serve.gov is managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

    For more information on how you can get involved, please click HERE

    For more information on how you can get involved with volunteering or donating to help those in Oklahoma who have been affected by the recent tornadoes, please visit www.whitehouse.gov/oklahoma

    As volunteer opportunities arise, information will be posted here on how you can lend your hand, your time and your soul to our mission.