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Volunteer Opporunity Directory

PO Box 2900 | Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Deparment of Human Services: 908-788-1361
Hunterdon County Library: 908-788-1434

Want to give back to your community? Meet new friends, while helping others? Use your time and talent(s) to help those in need? Volunteers allow many of our Hunterdon County programs to be possible. Experience the reward, satisfaction and fun of volunteering while meeting new people and learning new skills!

View the videos below to learn about each non-profit organization and their volunteer opportunities. Use the contact information underneath each video if you are interested in volunteering or would like more information.

Mr. Fix-It
908-788-1358
mrfixit@co.hunterdon.nj.us
www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/aging/mrfixit.htm
Volunteer Guardianship
908-483-5009
info@volunteerguardianship.org
www.volunteerguardianship.org
CASA SHaW
908-689-5515
info@casashaw.org
https://casashaw.org/get-involved/
Woodlands Wildlife Refuge
908-730-8300
wildlife_rehab@yahoo.com
https://woodlandswildlife.org/
Team Velvet
609-924-4330
sedwardsnj@earthlink.net
http://www.teamvelvet.com/
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum
609-397-2752
http://www.holcombe-jimison.org/
Current Opportunities Available With County Departments and Agencies

Hunterdon County is looking for volunteers to enhance our ability to provide a wide array of public service to our citizens.  Currently there are volunteer opportunities in the following departments:

COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

COUNTY BOARDS, COMMITTEES, COUNCILS OR COMMISSIONS

Interested in being on one of Hunterdon's Boards, Committees, Councils or Commissions? Click here to find out how.

COUNTY LIBRARY

CULTURAL & HERITAGE COMMISSION

  • Art Goes To School Program- Homemakers, retired men and women, part-time workers, parents, singles, ages 19 to 90, are invited to teach art appreciation to schoolchildren. Learn about famous paintings and their painters in free workshops and then communicate, in your own style, to the most enthusiastic listeners ever - young children. If you (or someone you know) like art and are interested in working with children, in expanding your own horizons of knowledge and visiting art museums and galleries with our enthusiastic group of volunteers, and have a few free hours available during the school year.............WE WANT YOU!!

For more information on the Art Goes To School Program, please contact the Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission at 908-788-1490 or cultural@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

  • Community Animal Response Team (CART) involves a wide variety of people interested in helping animals in disasters. Email OEM Coordinator Brayden Fahey for information bfahey@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call 908-788-1196 .

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members give critical support to first responders in emergencies, provide immediate assistance to victims, organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site, and collect disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts. Email cert@co.hunterdon.nj.us.

  • Hazardous Materials Response Team (HAZMAT) consists of members of volunteers from private industry and the emergency services as well as employees of the Hunterdon County Health Department. The team is fully trained and equipped and is frequently called out for hazardous materials incidents. They also assist in training the members of the local emergency services. Email OEM Coordinator Brayden Fahey for information bfahey@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call 908-788-1196.

  • Technical Rescue Task Force (HCTRTF) is a joint effort between Clinton First Aid and Rescue Squad, Flemington – Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad, Whitehouse Rescue Squad, and the Hunterdon County Office of Emergency Management. The task force was originally organized during 2004. The participating agencies have a significant investment in the task force, including highly trained personnel as well as an extensive equipment cache that is required to respond and mitigate these types of “High Risk – Low Frequency” emergencies. The HCTRTF has operated at a number of incidents within Hunterdon County, and has responded on mutual aid requests to a number of surrounding counties. Email OEM Coordinator Brayden Fahey for information bfahey@co.hunterdon.nj.us or call 908-788-1196.

    Download a County Volunteer Application Form

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

PARKS AND RECREATION DIVISION

SENIOR, DISABILITIES AND VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION

  • Mr. Fix-it Program (908) 788-1358 -The Mr. Fix-it Grant Program is a volunteer program that provides home maintenance and repair service to Hunterdon County residents, age 60 and over, and people with disabilities. Mr. Fix-it Volunteers perform those jobs that, if neglected, would adversely affect the health or safety of the resident. Volunteers choose the area of the Hunterdon County that they would like to cover and specify skills they can provide (chores, plumbing, electrical work, etc.). Please call (908) 788-1358 or email: mrfixit@co.hunterdon.nj.us .  Mr. Fix-It Volunteer Registration and Screening

  • Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P) Volunteer Counselor (908) 788-1361 - Would you like to provide counseling on Medicare and other health insurance plans, or information to people who soon will be eligible for Medicare? If so, become a S.H.I.P. (Senior Health Insurance Program) counselor and attend a training session that will provide all the necessary information. S.H.I.P. volunteers meet with clients every Wednesday morning from 9:30 – 12:00. For more information please contact Pia Rey-Doklan, Field Representative at (908) 788-1361 or prey@co.hunterdon.nj.us 

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - VITA (908) 782-3414 Volunteers coordinated through the UNITED WAY OF HUNTERDON COUNTY provides seniors, people with disabilities and low-to-moderate income individuals and families who need assistance with income taxes and PTR forms. Please contact amy@uwhunterdon.org - 908-782-3414 for information.

  • Volunteer Driver Program (908) 788-1253 -Volunteers wanted to drive Hunterdon County seniors or people with disabilities in County owned vehicles for medical appointments that may be in or out of Hunterdon County. Volunteer Drivers may specify where they do not want to drive. This Office requires Volunteers to have a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission background check performed by this Office prior to any volunteer placement and assignment. For more information, please call 908788-1253.

    Download a County Volunteer Application Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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   Flemington, New Jersey 08822
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