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Fifth Friday, NEW VENUE!
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights
29, 2016

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

All Wrapped Up

The All Wrapped Up Holiday Giving Program matches individuals and families in need with willing donors from the community. This program has proven an effective way to ensure that the neediest people are remembered at holiday time.   More >

Volunteer Center Activities

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Join us for a one-day leadership summit,
The Secret to Successful Board/CEO Partnerships

Friday January 22, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands
Click here to learn more and register

The Bergen Volunteer Center, in a new partnership with GOAL Consulting Group, has created a first-ever opportunity for nonprofit CEO/ED’s and Board Chairs (and/or other Trustees) of North Jersey and beyond. Using case studies, leadership-building activities and learning sessions,  this new program will show you how to leverage your unique positions as trustees, board chairs, CEO’s and executive directors to have a long-lasting, positive impact on your organizations.

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


Habitat Bergen invites you to join us for our Annual Holiday Giftwrapping at Bergen Town Center Mall and The Shops at Riverside in December! We have many volunteer shifts available. Gift-wrapping volunteers giftwrap for 4 hour shifts throughout December to ring in some holiday spirit with Habitat Bergen!
Bergen Town Center Mall, Dec 11th – 24th, 9 am – 11 pm
Shift 1: 9am-1pm

Shift 2: 1pm-5pm

Shift 3: 5pm-8pm

Shift 4: 8pm-11pm

The Shops at Riverside, Dec 16th – 24th, 9 am – 11 pm
Shift 1: 9am-1pm

Shift 2: 1pm-5pm

Shift 3: 5pm-8pm

Shift 4: 8pm-11pm
To sign up for a shift, click here:


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.

The Center for Food Action, is looking for a Korean speaking volunteer to help out at the Ridgefield location.  Volunteer(s) is needed Monday and Fridays from 10am - 4pm.  Please call Kathy Mikula at 201-569-1804, ext. 29 to learn more.

CASA for the Children of Bergen County is looking for caring, dedicated adults to volunteer in Family Court representing the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect.  CASA has two upcoming information sessions where you can learn more about the program. Join them on November 18 at 10 - 11AM or 5:30 - 6:30PM.  The sessions are held at their office, located at One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack.  Please sign up with Theresa Drennan at 201-336-7520, if you are interested.

Hackensack High School
is in need of volunteers to work as Greeters for upcoming Parent Workshops.  Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30-9:00pm, and Wednesday, January 20 from 5:30 - 9:00pm. Volunteers will assist with distribution of refreshments, handouts, directions and greeting parents. Volunteers can call Diana Bermudez at 201-364-1016 to learn more.

ITN North Jersey
is looking for volunteers to help serve more members of Bergen County.  Volunteers are needed to drive those in need to appointments, errands, or any other ride they may need.  Volunteers can volunteer as little as 2 hours per month or of course spend much more time helping. Please call Mary Lyons Kim at 201-398-6885 to learn more or sign up!

teen improvisational theatre program has opening for new cast members who are currently in 10th and 11th grade.  Click here for a flyer that tells you more about this program.

Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) is looking for volunteers to work as Volunteer Interpreters at the Hackensack office.  Spanish interpreters are needed for busy healthcare center serving the medically underserved.  Some familiarity with medical terminology is helpful. Volunteers will work in shifts Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5pm. Call Dale Mottola at 201-518-8486 or email to learn more.

The Southeast Senior Center, Englewood, is looking for a volunteer to teach Water Color Classes to seniors on Thursday at 10:00am.  The class runs for a few hours and all supplies are provided.  Please contact Scott Reddin at 201-569-4080 or email to learn more.

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