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Volunteer and National Service

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Volunteering in a Time of Social Distancing: New Jersey Responds to COVID-19

During this national emergency, the New Jersey Governor’s Office of Volunteerism and its partner organizations understand that those who are not suffering from the virus may want to help. However, all volunteer activities should adhere to critical health and safety protocols in order to protect volunteers, protect residents, protect clients and protect service agencies.

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New Jersey AmeriCorps 2021 Programs

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AmeriCorps programs serve communities throughout New Jersey in the priority areas of education, disaster response, social services, and environmental stewardship.

For information about New Jersey AmeriCorps programs and funding opportunities, please email:                                AMERICORPS.NJ@SOS.NJ.GOV

Program Slots Program Description Contact Info:
Asbury Park School District 14 HT Asbury Park School District proposes to develop an AmeriCorps program implementing STEM educational and community programs at Asbury Park High School, the Boys and Girls Club and other Asbury Park locations. The sites identified will not only offer students a safe haven for afterschool and includes innovative initiatives to be implemented during the school day to improve overall academic achievement for school age students in fourth through twelfth and out of school youth. Serving Asbury Park. Naomi Hogan
Program Manager

910 Fourth Avenue, Central Office
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Office: 732-776-2606 ext. 2435
Camden PowerCorps 8 HT
68 HT
PowerCorps members work with city partners to tackle pressing environmental challenges. Projects aim to improve storm water management, clean and green vacant lots, improve community space and parks for Camden's youth, and revitalize public land in the city. Serving Camden City. Alyssa Ward
Program Manager

Office: 856-651-7553 ext. 40201
Center for Family Services - Promise Corps NJ 5 FT
10 RFT
8 hT
5 QT
AmeriCorps members provide one-on-one educational and behavioral classroom support, and help to build capacity through new school wellness initiatives, to preschool children ages 3-5 for Center For Family Services' Head Start Program. Serving Camden County. Chennell Gardiner
Program Manager

584 Benson Street
Camden, NJ 08103
Office: 856-964-2100
Center for Family Services Recovery Corps 20 HT AmeriCorps members will serve as peer-based recovery support specialists, providing linkages to health education programs focused on opioid addiction and recovery. In addition, AmeriCorps members will recruit volunteers engaged in community events and become ambassadors for recovery awareness and education. Serving Camden and Gloucester Counties. Brandy Mullin
Program Manager

Cell: 609-760-6131
The College of NJ, Bonner Leaders 9 FT
12 HT
20 MT
AmeriCorps members provide literacy support to disadvantaged youth, offer job training and TASC (formally known as GED) tutoring sessions to under and unemployed persons, and food security services to low income residents. Serving Mercer and Middlesex Counties. Kristi Cordier
Program Manager

10 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Office: 609-924-6663
Fax: 609-683-4626
Jewish Renaissance Foundation 3 FT
17 HT
14 MT
AmeriCorps members are placed at sites to facilitate health education programming, and referral services to reduce food insecurity. Members implement workshops in life skills, economic self-sufficiency, and job readiness. Members will also improve volunteer recruitment and management strategies. Tawayna Bailey
Program Manager

149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Office: 732-324-2114 ext. 120
Fax: 732-324-0256
Montclair State University 10 FT
AmeriCorps members engage K-12 students in environmental education. Members strive to build a multi-site campus based service program that addresses education, environment, and economic development. Serving Essex County. Jessica Pichardo
Program Manager

1 Normal Avenue
Dickson Hall Rm #346
Montclair, NJ 07043
Office: 973-655-7882
NJ Campus Compact 10 FT Members serve as community engagement and volunteer coordinators in college campuses. NJ Campus Compact promote community prosperity through purposeful civic engagement among the higher education institutions. Members improve health, education, and economies of individuals served. Sarahdjie Monosiet
Program Manager

2039 Kennedy Blvd, GSUB Rm 316
Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597
Office: 609-335-3668
Phone: 609-424-4864
NJ Community Development Corporation
(Paterson Community Schools Corps)
20 FT Paterson Community Schools AmeriCorps Members dedicate a year of service breaking down academic barriers in local elementary schools and high school teen centers providing academic support, youth development programming and family engagement events. Members serve as tutors, mentors, and leaders in the school and local community. Serving the City of Paterson. Christine Cocca
Program Manager

32 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor
Paterson, NJ 07501
Mailing Address:
NJCDCPO Box 6976
Paterson, NJ 07509
Office: 973-413-1626

Gabriela Foushee
Asst. Program Manager

NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection 20 FT Watershed Ambassadors are assigned to a unique Host Agency located in one of the state’s 20 watershed management areas. They raise awareness about issues affecting the water quality of New Jersey’s streams, motivate residents to make a difference by changing their behavior and engage communities through education, stewardship projects and volunteer stream monitoring in all counties. Amanda Lotto
Program Manager

401 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 609-777-1406
Fax: 609-984-6505
Northwest New Jersey Community Action Partnership
19 FT AmeriCorps members will be helping participants improve financial knowledge and job readiness. In addition, the members will leverage an additional 100 volunteers who will be engaged in extending and sustaining the program. Jessica Hoffman
Program Manager

Phone: 908-454-7000 ext. 1117
Relay Graduate School of Education 50 FT Members participate in innovative teacher residency across New Jersey. These members are prepared and certified to serve as full-time teachers of record, poised for career improving educational and life outcomes for students in under-served communities. Serving Newark & Camden Counties. Marcus Thomas
Program Manager

Phone: 919-593-8562
Rutgers, the State University Newark 20 HT Members provide literacy, attendance improvement support and educational activities in the Fairmount section of Newark to promote collaboration with schools and build a strong community, Members focus on increasing academic outcomes for students with childhood intervention strategies. Serving Newark City. Ahmad Watson
Program Manager

47 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Office: 973-353-1750
Phone: 973-353-1004
Salem County Inter-Agency Council Planning Grant The Salem County Inter Agency Council of Human Services (IAC) has three primary goals for the planning of an AmeriCorps program: (1) the development of the IAC into a Rural Hub, (2) expansion of IAC initiated programs in cooperation with partner agencies, and (3) expanding collaborations to a regional level bringing additional resources into Salem County allowing partner agencies to better serve the needs of the community. Jodi Veler
Executive Director

98 Market Street
Salem, New Jersey 08079
Office: 856-935-7510 ext. 8314
St. Paul's Community Development Corp 12 FT
16 HT
AmeriCorps members serve SPCDC programs and 10 community partner agencies. The members serve as food pantry assistants, shelter aides, case management aides, volunteer recruiters, tutors, and as capacity builders. Serving Passaic County. Christina Wolfe
Program Manager

456 Van Houten Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Office: 973-710-3900 ext. 448
The Salvation Army 18 HT
14 MT
Members who are Youth Education Facilitators promote Social Emotional Learning and academic resiliency for youth ages 6 to 13 in The Out Of School Time Programs (after-school and Summer) in Newark, NJ. Members provide academic remediation, facilitate engaging and interactive learning, recreational and physical activities and have a role in the data collection for students served. Wendy Cubano
Program Manager

45 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Direct: 862-772-7885
E-mail: wendy.cubano@use.
Teach For America 75 FT AmeriCorps members will teach for two years in low-income and under resourced schools in Newark, Camden, and Paterson. During that time the members will be responsible for increasing the academic achievement of the students they teach as well as leverage volunteers to support students in classrooms and schools. Kathryn Krein
Program Manager

50 Park Place, m200
Newark, NJ 07102
Office: 973-621-6644
United Advocacy Group, Inc. 5 FT
10 HT
4 QT
21 MT
Members tutor, mentor, educate and case manage students and families as well as engage volunteers in meaningful activities. Serving Cumberland County and Gloucester County. Jamayra Castro
Program Manager

40 E. Commerce Street (physical)
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Office: 856-305-7211
E-mail: jamayra@unitedadvocacy
Zufall Health Organization 10 FT Members increase access to primary/preventive care, provide health education to medically under-served through wellness education and enrollment in health programs, increasing knowledge of support services, and offering education about healthy lifestyles, health insurance, and community services. Jenniffer Amaya
Program Manager

Office: 973-328-9100, ext. 613



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