Monday, January 20, 2020

“Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Jersey Cares Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service engages people across the state to embody Dr. King's vision and bring people of all ages and backgrounds together, strengthening their communities and building a stronger New Jersey. This year, 2,200 volunteers will honor Dr. King's legacy at 10 sites across the state.

For a complete list of projects and details please click HERE.

Interested in volunteering? Click the links below to register for a project near you! 

** Please note: All locations have a limited number of volunteer slots left. If you are unable to add tickets to your cart, the opportunity has filled and cannot accommodate any additional volunteers. **


Revitalization and Service Express Projects

Appropriate for volunteers age 4+.

Volunteers are needed to beautify schools by painting murals, adding a fresh coat of paint to classrooms, and organizing libraries and storage spaces. Volunteers can also participate in Service Express where they will create family-friendly kits to be donated to local nonprofit partners. 

(FULL) Essex County - Mt. Vernon Elementary School

Essex County - West Side High School 

(FULL) Hudson County - PS 24

Hudson County - Midtown Community School 

Middlesex County - Quibbletown Middle School 

Passaic County - Paterson School 13

(FULL) Somerset County - MacAfee Road School 

** Please note: All locations have a limited number of volunteer slots left. If you are unable to add tickets to your cart, the opportunity has filled and cannot accommodate any additional volunteers. **


Socialization and Game Time

Minimum age to volunteer 18+.

Volunteers are needed to socialize and play games with seniors. 

Essex County - CareOne at Livingston 

(FULL) Middlesex County - Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Home 

(FULL) Morris County - CareOne at Hanover 

** Please note: All locations have a limited number of volunteer slots left. If you are unable to add tickets to your cart, the opportunity has filled and cannot accommodate any additional volunteers. **