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Fifth Friday, NEW VENUE!
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights
29, 2016

Fifth Friday is a powerful networking and learning event that attracts 250 leaders from every sector in the County. Fifth Friday provides the perfect place for stimulating conversation, a delicious lunch and high profile speakers. More > 

MLK Day of Service
January 18, 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.  More >

Volunteer Center Activities

Join us for a one-day leadership summit,
The Secret to Successful Board/CEO Partnerships
Friday January 22, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hilton Hasbrouck Heights/Meadowlands
Click here to learn more and register

The Bergen Volunteer Center, in a new partnership with GOAL Consulting Group, has created a first-ever opportunity for nonprofit CEO/ED’s and Board Chairs (and/or other Trustees) of North Jersey and beyond. Using case studies, leadership-building activities and learning sessions,  this new program will show you how to leverage your unique positions as trustees, board chairs, CEO’s and executive directors to have a long-lasting, positive impact on your organizations.

MLK Day Collection

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'"

Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.

The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems. Read more here.

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CHORE Service
   Volunteer Handypersons needed for the Volunteer Center’s Chore Service, which provides free home repairs that keep Bergen County senior and disabled homeowners safe in their homes.  Volunteers should be able to perform minor home repairs that any able-bodied homeowner can do,  and must be available for 1 shift per week—shifts are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pmCall Maureen McCormick at 201-489-7790 or email


Volunteer Opportunities

Hot Jobs! Here is a list of immediate volunteer opportunities from our Member Agencies! To find out how to become a member, click here.

The Southeast Senior Center for Independent Living is looking for a volunteer to appraise two pieces of furniture.  Please contact Scott Reddin at 201-569-4080 or email

The Center for Food Action,
is looking for a Korean speaking volunteer to help out at the Ridgefield location.  Volunteer(s) is needed Monday and Fridays from 10am - 4pm.  Please call Kathy Mikula at 201-569-1804, ext. 29 to learn more.

Hackensack High School
is in need of volunteers to work as Greeters for upcoming Parent Workshops.  Volunteers are needed on Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30-9:00pm, and Wednesday, January 20 from 5:30 - 9:00pm. Volunteers will assist with distribution of refreshments, handouts, directions and greeting parents. Volunteers can call Diana Bermudez at 201-364-1016 to learn more.

ITN North Jersey
is looking for volunteers to help serve more members of Bergen County.  Volunteers are needed to drive those in need to appointments, errands, or any other ride they may need.  Volunteers can volunteer as little as 2 hours per month or of course spend much more time helping. Please call Mary Lyons Kim at 201-398-6885 to learn more or sign up!

teen improvisational theatre program has opening for new cast members who are currently in 10th and 11th grade.  Click here for a flyer that tells you more about this program.

Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI) is looking for volunteers to work as Volunteer Interpreters at the Hackensack office.  Spanish interpreters are needed for busy healthcare center serving the medically underserved.  Some familiarity with medical terminology is helpful. Volunteers will work in shifts Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5pm. Call Dale Mottola at 201-518-8486 or email to learn more.

The Southeast Senior Center, Englewood, is looking for a volunteer to teach Water Color Classes to seniors on Thursday at 10:00am.  The class runs for a few hours and all supplies are provided.  Please contact Scott Reddin at 201-569-4080 or email to learn more.

For more Volunteer opportunities, click here.

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