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AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps logo featured in thick lettering with a navy blue color

​Mission

AmeriCorps, part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, provides volunteer opportunities for individuals who are at least "55 years young." The organization matches volunteers' interests and talents to a rich array of service options, also addressing the surrounding community's needs. AmeriCorps welcomes individuals from all socioeconomic, educational and professional backgrounds. Volunteers serve on a regular basis in a number of community settings. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Program Benefits

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching
  • Mentoring
  • Fundraising
  • Counseling
  • Facilitating
  • Visiting
  • And much more!​
  • ​Free membership
  • Serve on a part-time basis
  • Great volunteer locations
  • Flexible hours
  • Social opportunities
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Insurance counseling
  • Annual luncheon


Program Overview

AmeriCorps membership is free, in which volunteers also receive such perks as informational newsletters and take part in annual recognition luncheons. Helpers serve an average of three or four hours per week via placements at local nonprofit agencies, hospitals, schools and community institutions. Volunteers report their hours to the AmeriCorps office each month. In addition, AmeriCorps members may qualify for travel reimbursement and are covered by "On Duty" accident and liability insurance.  

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity Booklet​

This booklet is a comprehensive directory of nonprofit organizations in Gloucester County who request AmeriCorps volunteer assistance. To acquire contact information for the agencies listed in this directory, please call AmeriCorps Seniors at 856-468-1742​.

Opportunity Highlights

More than 130 registered nonprofit, human-service agencies request volunteers for the following positions:

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Hospice - ​​Comfort and entertain patients​​

Casa - Court-appointed advocates for abused ​and neglected children

Youth Services - Coordinate activities for youths

Daycare Centers - Work with classroom teachers

Food Banks -Collect and distribute food

Libraries - Assist librarians and staff

Visitor - Visit shut-in residents

County Park And Recreation - Assist recreational programs


​​Habitat for ​Humanities - Re-store assistance, construction

Hope - Grief Counseling

Thrift Store - Collect and merchandise donated items

N.J. Ombudsman - Advocate for nursing home abuse and neglect

Nutrition Sites - Assist in serving and delivering meals  to shut-in residents

Office Assistance - Assist with data input, general office duties

Reassurance Callers - Provide daily calls to shut-ins to check on medications and wellbeing​


 
 

​Sponsors

  • Corporation for National Community Service
  • Gloucester County Division of Senior Services
  • Rowan College of South Jersey
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​​General Inquiries 
856-468-1742

Location
AmeriCorps
115 Budd Blvd
West Deptford, NJ 08096​