In the event of a major storm or emergency,
we suggest that those
who wish to volunteer visit
If you are seeking help, please dial 2-1-1 or visit their website at www.nj211.org
New Jersey is proud to have volunteers of diverse
backgrounds – and species.
The Tri-State K-9 Crisis Response Team provides registered therapy dogs who attended this year’s conference of the NJ Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters, which brought together nearly 200 disaster volunteers (mostly human) on April 13. The K-9s visit children and adults who have been affected by disasters to offer kindness and to bring smiles to those who have lost so much. Their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Governor Proclaims April 10th through April 16, 2016
as Volunteer Week
“… New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers provide more than 170 million
hours of service annually”
“… our volunteers make a lasting difference as they mentor and
tutor students, serve the elderly and people with disabilities, prepare
and distribute food to the needy, protect and beautify the environment,
sustain our arts, remember our history and preserve our cultural institutions”
Trenton Digital Initiative —
Getting Computers to Trenton Families In Need
Donations and Volunteers Needed
The Trenton Digital Initiative (TDI) empowers families and individuals by distributing free computers and providing low-cost, high-speed Internet access to Trenton residents in need. Computer training, and other important skills, are also provided. Approximately 10,000 Trenton families either do not own a computer or do not have access to one. To date, over 600 computers have been delivered to individuals and families in Trenton and more are on their way.
Scholarships for Students Who Volunteer
Scholarships for students who have
demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism are available from a variety of sources.
These tips will help students at all levels of their education locate and apply for scholarships and awards
dedicated to students actively engaged in community service.
Volunteers Needed - 2016 PGA Championship
Limited spots remaining to volunteer for the 2016 PGA Championship!
Volunteers will be members of the Merchandise Committee and will staff the 36,000 square foot merchandising facility known as "The Championship Shops." Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist PGA Staff in a variety of positions such as cashiers, stockers, greeters etc. as Spectators experience this unique shopping environment, purchasing exclusive items and limited edition gifts throughout the week.
To Register to Volunteer, complete an online application, by following these steps:
- Visit the PGA Links website
- Enter your birthdate
- Select the MERCHANDISE Committee
- Register as a new volunteer or sign-in as a returning PGA of America volunteer
- Complete application
For more information on volunteering visit the PGA Website at: pgalinks.com/volunteers
Acting Governor Guadagno Congratulates New Jersey’s Outstanding Volunteers at Jefferson Awards Ceremony
Honorees in 22 Categories Will Receive Well-Deserved Recognition for Service
Trenton, NJ – Recognizing the efforts of New Jersey’s 1.45 million volunteers, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno will attend the annual Governor’s Jefferson Awards this evening in Newark.
“One person truly can change the world, just as each of tonight’s honorees has done. I know I’m not alone in feeling such a deep sense of pride in knowing that New Jersey is home to so many extraordinary individuals,” said Acting Governor Guadagno. “Let’s all continue to be inspired by the examples we will honor tonight. More importantly, when we see a need, let’s not wait for the ‘other guy.’ Let’s all work together to envision the answer and take action – not only during times of crisis, but in everyday life.”