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Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back.
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses,
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together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity
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All Wrapped Up Holiday Giving Program
Matching is underway!

The All Wrapped Up Holiday Giving Program is back in 2014 to help those in need this holiday season.To learn more about All Wrapped Up click more info.  More info >

Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday
Friday, January 30, 2015

Fifth Friday is a powerful networking and learning event that attracts 250 leaders from every sector in the County. The Stony Hill Inn provides the perfect venue for stimulating conversation, a delicious lunch and high profile speakers.  More >

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

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 pm
Call Maureen McCormick at 201-489-7790 or email

The Bergen County VOAD is calling all families and gardeners! The VOAD presents Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, Nov. 22, 11am - 2pm. Volunteers to help area residents with fall yard work. These residents may be elderly or still suffering from the lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy. We will also be planting bulbs in front and around the municipal buildings of Moonachie.  Let’s kick off the holiday season by helping our neighbor’s brighten up their properties!  If you are interested in volunteering please email Patti at or call 201-906-7648.

Advance Housing, Inc., Teterboro, is looking for a volunteer to fill a temporary receptionist position.  Volunteer is needed to work Oct. 27 - Dec. 15, Mon-Fri, 8:00am -4:00pm. Volunteer must be friendly and have a good phone manner. If you are interested please call Pat Trinca at 201-498-9140.

NY-NJ Trail Conference
is looking for Front Desk Receptionist who can help out Monday-Friday, 9 am to 1 pm or 1 pm – 5 pm.  This indoor job is all about getting people outdoors.  Volunteer Receptionists greet people, help with answering phones and assist with other tasks important to the day to day operations of the agency. Must be 18 years of age to work alone. 11 to 17 year olds are welcome to volunteer along with a parent or guardian.  Volunteers receive an agency and position orientation.  Please contact Volunteer Manager John Leigh at 201-512-9348 or to find out more and/or apply.

Volunteers are needed to work as tutors in the Hackensack School district.  Volunteers will tutor elementary school age children after school from 6:30-8:30pm at the Hackensack High School.  Volunteers can call Diana Bermundez at 201-364-1016 to learn more.

For more Volunteer opportunities, click here.


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.
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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

Volunteer Managers sign up now for the 2014 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.


Hundreds of our Bergen County neighbors are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy.  Find out how you can help the Bergen County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), which the Volunteer Center is coordinating at our Recovery Information Center in Moonachie.

Ongoing Volunteer Help Needed
Bergen County Hurricane Sandy Recovery ( needs volunteers to help with home restoration projects!  We especially need people with experience with sheetrock, flooring and finishing carpentry but unskilled volunteers are also welcome for smaller jobs. You must be 16 or older and volunteers under 18 must have adult supervision. Please email Marisa Santiago at for more information.

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