Opportunities with United Way Of Northern New Jersey
Mentors will work with middle school students to help them build confidence, develop stronger interpersonal skills and set individual goals. Through the I CAN (Intergenerational Community Advancement Network) Middle School Mentoring Project, mentors and mentees work together in a structured program either one-on-one, in groups or both at school-based locations. Transforming communities by mentoring a more
Volunteers are needed to participate in the United Way's 2013 Day of Action. Help your community on (or around) the longest day of the year - June 21st. This year's efforts are focused on food security in the community and ensuring that local food pantries have the supplies they need to provide needed food over the summer months.
Volunteers can help by:
1) Coordinating a food drive and collecting ne more
Using expertise in your field, you will facilitate workshops and classes on financial stability topics and/or topics related to employment. You will be responsible for the curriculum and materials used during session(s). more
Financial Stability Coaches assist individuals and families in Somerset County who are struggling financially and would like to achieve financial stability. Identifying realistic, individualized financial goals and developing a plan to achieve these goals is the primary function of the Financial Stability Coach. Coaches may meet with individuals/families one-on-one or in group sessions. more
Using you experience in the field of Finance, Technology and/or Mentoring, you will train volunteers to become Financial Stability Coaches. Topics may include basic finance, mentoring and/or counseling technology. more
Location: Newton, NJ 07860
United Way does a lot of great work for the people of Sussex County, but sometimes even we need a little help. Do you have office admin experience or a desire to use your computer skills for the greater good? There are always projects to be handled, whether it be keeping track of registration for events, filtering and updating e-mail lists, or just general office support. Give back to your community to more
Join the Innovative Services for Children team to help coordinate United Way Success by 6's annual "Peacemaking Skills for Little Kids" training program. This training, provided by the Peace Foundation, teaches child care professionals and parents about the dynamics of conflict while promoting peacemaking skills at school, at home and throughout the community. Team members organize the logistics of t more
Join the Literacy Team to bring the joy of reading to families with young children. Through our partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, this team helps distribute free books to children from birth up to age five. Team members also help parents develop interactive reading skills to enhance the social and emotional learning of their children and, in addition, run story hours several time more
Join the Management Quality and Capacity team to help child care centers with their management and administrative needs. Work one-on-one with struggling child care centers to help them with various components of running a non-profit business such as Board relations, strategic planning and financial forecasting. In addition, work to help centers pool demand for products and services so that centers ca more
Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
Volunteers are needed for the SB6 Parent Involvement Team to help plan and/or run parent workshops and other activities that encourage Morris County parents to get involved in their children's education.
The committee typically meets 4-6 times per year to plan activities, then twice per year to provide on site assistance at parent workshops. Meetings are held at the United Way office in Morristown a more
Volunteers are needed to join the Program Quality and Capacity Team to help improve the quality of education for Morris County preschool children. This team works with child care centers to help them achieve accreditation and improve their teacher's qualifications.
The Committee typically meets once per month in the United Way office in Morristown. Some work can also be done in volunteers' homes in more
Location: Newton, NJ 07860
Sussex County is in need of additional Disaster Response Crisis Counselors (DRCCs). DRCCs are a great asset to the community when there is a disaster/emergency. It was critical having present at both the Hopatcong High School and the Sussex County Technical School shelters after Hurricane Sandy hit, but crises go on after big events such as Hurricane Sandy, and new DRCC recruits or re-certifications ar more
The Success By 6 Steering Committee is responsible for implementing the Success By 6 initiative in Sussex County. Success By 6 works to ensure all children are prepared for kindergarten and success in life. This is done by providing programs for parents, children and child care centers. As a Steering Committee member, volunteers would be responsible for helping set direction for the initiative, deve more
Location: Newton, NJ 07860
Caregivers are found in every community in the world, caring for loved ones of all ages with chronic illnesses or disabilities without pay or compensation. Family, friends, or neighbors may care for an aging parent, a sibling with mental illness, or a child or spouse with a disability. Caregivers may provide care full-time, part-time, or long distance.
While each caregiving situation is unique, United more
United Way Young Professionals gives participants the opportunity to volunteer within the community while providing opportunities to develop leadership skills and build your social and professional network.
As a committee member you will help to plan events and participate in activities with your peers from across the region to have a positive impact in the community. more
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