Toms River Office: 732.505.2273 | Freehold Office: 732.876.3900
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Volunteer

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey
is powered by people like you.

Watch this video to see how volunteers make a difference everyday through our programs and services.


So thankful to Impact 100 Jersey Coast for creating this beautiful mission video highlighting the expansion of our Alzheimer's Respite and Music services into Monmouth County. This would not have been Possible without their generous financial support. Looking forward to serving more families living with dementia in 2020!!!! THANK – YOU!
Posted by Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey – CVCJ on Monday, November 25, 2019

 

If you have 5 minutes a week or 5 hours a month you can be a Caregiver Volunteer!

There is never a minimum time requirement to volunteering. We ask that you donate your time and talent to whatever level you feel comfortable.

We strive to match our volunteers to provide services close to where you live, so there is less travel time and more quality time with one of our frail elderly clients.

Keep scrolling to learn more about volunteering with Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey!

 

Share your time and talents.

Volunteers can choose to devote their time to any of our services and even as part of our Fundraising Team.

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Program Volunteers

If you enjoy interacting with people and looking for a way to give back, become a volunteer with Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey.

Below are the programs we offer that you can be a part of:

  • Caregiver Canines®
  • Respite Care
  • Medical Transportation
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Friendly Visits
  • Alzheimer’s Respite Care
  • Multicultural Outreach
  • Veterans to Veterans

Visit our programs to find out the types of tasks our volunteers help with.

Fundraising

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey sponsors 3 major fundraising events annually and a variety of events specific to designated services we provide. To be most effective, we need volunteers on our Fundraising Team. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for an event that “speaks to them.”

How to Sign Up

Step 1. Select your orientation date and sign up.

Select one date from the Volunteer Orientation Dates below and notify our office by calling 732.505.2273 or email info@caregivervolunteers.org when you plan to attend. We will confirm the date and time with you. Please make note of the location of each training session.

 

Orientation Dates

View our upcoming orientation dates below. You may also download a complete list of upcoming orientation dates.

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Step 2. Attend Orientation.

During the Orientation Session, you will:

  • learn about our organization
  • review each service
  • learn what you can expect from our organization
  • learn our expectations from our volunteers

Orientation isn’t just for new volunteers. If you’re an experienced volunteer and would like to join an Orientation Session as a refresher, you are welcome to join us. Thinking of “switching over” to volunteering for a new service and want some information? This is the place for you, too!

New Volunteers: Please remember to bring your Drivers License and Social Security Number with you to the orientation to facilitate our Drivers Abstract and background check on our volunteers.

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Caregiver Volunteer Heroes

Catherine and Bob Lauten – Mutual friends lead to a life together

Catherine and Bob Lauten – Mutual friends lead to a life together

“Catherine, Mike needs a date for a party on New Year’s Eve. Will you go with him?” ...
The Adkinsons – Their Glass is Always Full

The Adkinsons – Their Glass is Always Full

“When are you taking me to dinner?” was the teasing question Gloria would ask Elton whenever she ...
Danett and Greg Cinque – The Perfect Pairing

Danett and Greg Cinque – The Perfect Pairing

Matchmaker, Matchmaker,Make me a match,Find me a find,Catch me a catch.(from Fiddler on the Roof) ...
“Service” is Their Middle Name – Meet Linda and Robert Horn

“Service” is Their Middle Name – Meet Linda and Robert Horn

Ocean County natives Linda and Robert Horn didn’t have to go far to find each other. Robert lived ...

FAQs about Volunteering

How do I become a volunteer?

It’s so easy! Just follow these two steps:

  1. Select one date from the Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey Volunteer Orientation Schedule and notify our office by calling 732.505.2273 or email info@caregivervolunteers.org when you plan to attend. We will confirm the date and time with you.
  2. At the session, you will learn about our organization, review each service, learn what to expect and what we expect of our volunteers. You will also select how and when you wish to volunteer.
Who are our volunteers?

Our special volunteers are your friends and neighbors who are motivated because they are:

  • Compassionate people who share a responsibility for others.
  • People with a genuine concern for seniors, veterans, and caregivers.
  • Trained men, women, young adults and youth who can give non-medical support to the homebound.
  • Neighbors helping neighbors.