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Meet the New CEO
Lynne Algrant has been named the CEO
of the
Volunteer Center of Bergen County,
get to know Lynne is this Q&A Interview.
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Derby Day - May 2, 2015
Apple Ridge Country Club, Mahwah

Grab your most festive hat or most outrageous tie and come out to enjoy all things Derby! Catch the excitement and join us for the Volunteer Center's 23rd annual Derby Day party on Saturday, May 2, 2015.  More >


Ready, Set, Serve
Summer 2015

Ready, Set, Serve A summer leadership experience for teens.  Read more about this unique training program designed to help prepare the next generation for leadership roles in their communities. More > 


Volunteer Opportunities

Hot Jobs! Here is a list of immediate volunteer opportunities from our Member Agencies! To find out how to become a member, click here.

Bergen LEADS, Hackensack, is looking for part time administrative assistant from now until June 12. Volunteer must be a friendly, detail-oriented individual that understands the importance of all the “behind the scenes” work that makes a department function smoothly.  If you are interested in the below opportunity, please contact Beanne DeGuzman at or 201-489-9454 ext. 112

, Paramus, is looking for an Activity Coordinator for Adults with Special Needs.  Volunteer will spend one weekday with special needs adults assist in center activities and accompany group in the community. Volunteers must be 21 and older, have effective communication skills, patience and flexibility.  Prior expiernce great but not required.  Please call Mary Lou Dawson for more information, 973-635-1705, ext. 29. 

The Southeast Senior Center is looking for a Canasta and Mahjong group leader.  Volunteer must be be knowledgeable about the games, oversee classes, and organize games once or twice a week.  Please contact Scott Reddin at 201-569-4080 to learn more.

Two volunteers are needed to assist at the Fourth annual Todd Ouida Children's Foundation
Conference on May 1st  from 8:00am - 5:00pm at Montclair State University.  The conference is about youth dealing with anxiety and depression.  Volunteers are needed to assist registration and set up.  Please call Mr. Herbert Ouida at 201-265-7765 to sign up to volunteer.

Community Blood Services is looking for a Canteen Host/Hostess, Greeter at the Lincoln Park location.  Volunteer will great donors at the door, escort to registrar, give juice and cookies to blood donors in the donor canteen.  Different shifts are available on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays from 12:00-7:30pm and Saturday 7:30am- 1:00pm.  Sign up here to volunteer.

Diabetes Foundation, Paramus, is looking for a IT/Access Database Volunteer to work on data entry in an Access based program.  Volunteer must be 20 years old and be available to see the project through completion.  Contact Julie Richards at 201-444-0337 to learn more.

Women's Rights Information Center, Englewood, is looking for a few volunteers to work as Records Volunteers in an ongoing position beginning now.  Volunteers must be computer savvy and able to assist with event registration, database updates, and spreadsheet entry.  If you are interested please contact Suzan Burr at 201-368-1166.

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Mentoring Moms
Mentoring Moms volunteers are role models to isolated and/or overwhelmed mothers. More >

Mentoring Youth
Trained and caring mentors help   abused and neglected children see a brighter future. More >

Business Volunteer Connect
A one-stop shop to employee volunteering and corporate community engagement.
More >

We offer trainings in Volunteer Management and Board Development. More >

Youth Services
We help students find interesting volunteer activities and help schools and organizations with service-learning projects. More >

Bergen LEADS
An experiential leadership program that prepares the next generation of adult civic leaders. More >

Celebrate Volunteers
A fun and fabulous salute to volunteers every Spring. More >

Chore volunteers perform minor home repairs that keep elderly and disabled safe in their homes. More >

Volunteer Center Activities

Ready, Set, Serve A summer leadership experience for teens.  Read more about this unique training program designed to help prepare the next generation for leadership roles in their communities. Click here
2015 Schedule
June 22-25, 2015
Students entering 9th and 10th grades in September 2015

August 31 – September 3, 2015
Students entering 6
th, 7th and 8th grades in September 2015

Volunteer Managers sign up now for the 2015 Volunteer Manager's RoundtablesClick here to view dates and registration information.

Looking for a Volunteer? Looking to Donate Items?  Check out the new Volunteer Center Bulletin Board.

CHORE Service   Volunteer Handypersons needed for the Volunteer Center’s Chore Service, which provides free home repairs that keep Bergen County senior and disabled homeowners safe in their homes.  Volunteers should be able to perform minor home repairs that any able-bodied homeowner can do,  and must be available for 1 shift per week—shifts are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pmCall Maureen McCormick at 201-489-7790 or email


Office Helpers are needed to assist in the VOAD office.  Volunteer are needed to help in the Bergen County VOAD office helping with Hurricane Sandy relief projects.  Duties include answering the phone, data entry and filing. Volunteers are needed weekdays now through April 30th. Shifts will be determined based on availability.  Please call Marisa Santiago at 201-906-6738.

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