• Recreational Volunteer Help a child in foster care learn and enjoy specific recreational activities;
    • some recreational volunteers, such as fitness and pet therapy, require specific certifications.
  • Recreational Volunteer for individuals with Intellectual and developmental disabilities Opportunities for volunteering include: Pet Therapy, Yoga/Exercise, Cooking/Baking, Martial Arts, and Pottery.
  • Tutoring Help children in foster care realize their educational goals through one-on-one tutoring with subject-based lessons.
  • Mentoring Be a positive and consistent role model for a child in foster care; requires an 18 month commitment and completion of Mentor Training.
  • Baby Basics Assist with distribution of Baby Basics supplies (diapers and formula) to low-income families in Bergen County; distribution occurs once a month.
  • Life Skills Volunteer Volunteers teach “life skills” classes to our children in therapeutic foster care, such as how to maintain a budget, dressing appropriately for a job interview, and health/nutrition. These classes are held one to two times a month.
  • Office Assistant/Admin Act as a clerical volunteer doing tasks such as mailings, reference checks, and using Microsoft Offices; our administrative offices are located in Paramus, Ridgewood, and South Orange.
  • Depot Sales Associate The Depot is the largest all women’s exchange in North America – volunteer to staff this gift/craft shop in Midland Park; requires one shift every two weeks.
  • Special Events Volunteer Help staff during the agency’s major events, such as our annual Wine Tasting, Gala, and more.
  • Other At times, we may have differing needs for volunteers. Please specify your greatest area of interest.