Every day throughout the state of New Jersey, more and more caring individuals are improving communities and lives by volunteering on Jersey Cares projects. Check out the many ways you can volunteer. Sign up and get involved today!
Jersey Cares offers many exciting and rewarding volunteer opportunities. All of our projects are team-based and led by a trained Project Coordinator. Sign up for a project at a time and location that is convenient for you with no long term commitment; when you are ready to volunteer again, you may return to the same project or choose from any of our other opportunities. When, where and how often you volunteer is up to you. New projects are added regularly, so visit our website frequently to discover new activities. Learn More or Search Projects.
Through our Corporate Service Program, Jersey Cares will provide your company with customized volunteer project planning and implementation, engaging your employees in a day of service that will meet your company's needs and interest areas and benefit the entire community. Learn More
Jersey Cares Annual Events are pre-planned, larger-scale volunteer events that are open to everyone. They provide the perfect way for individuals or groups to make a difference in just one day.
Annual Events include
- The Martin Luther King Day of Service
- Jersey Cares Day
- September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance
- The Jersey Cares Coat Drive
- Frosty's Friends
- Collection Drives
Throughout the year, Jersey Cares works with volunteers who collect items for First Night Kits, our Annual Coat Drive, Halloween Costume Drive and School Supply Drive. Jersey Cares organizes and distributes the donations to local organizations in need of them. Learn More
Jersey Cares provides a variety of fun and exciting opportunities that enable youngsters to help their communities while learning the importance of community involvement. Whether collecting donated items for a shelter or spending time with isolated seniors, youth can experience volunteering's regards while developing the skills needed to become strong community leaders. Learn More
Want to make an even greater difference? Jersey Cares offers a variety of leadership opportunities in our many program areas that enable committed volunteers to take the lead in ensuring that volunteer projects are effective and impactful. Leaders are needed in numerous areas including:
- Monthly Calendar Project Coordinators
- Event Planning Committee Members
- Annual Event Team Leader Roles
- Mural Artists