Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

All of the organizations that we support are doing good work and need volunteers.  This is a wonderful way to give back to the community.  On this page you will find a listing of many such opportunities. The list changes as new information arrives, so please visit this page frequently to learn about new things you can do to help. Also, please visit the Ministries We Support page for links to other organizations that also need volunteers.  The need is great!

Threads of Hope Clothing Closet

An Outreach Ministry Partnership of Princeton and Chambers United Methodist Churches. The clothing closet is open from 10am to noon on the second Saturdays of every month at Chambers United Methodist Church. Volunteers needed to sort clothing, staff clothing tables and offer hospitality. Chambers United Methodist Church is located in Hamilton, and the address is 627 Liberty Street, Trenton, NJ 08629-2203. Contact: office@princetonumc.org.

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

A Team of members of our church help out at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen on the fourth Tuesday of each month (look for dates, times in the Upcoming Events page). We leave the church at 9:30 a.m. and return around 1:30 p.m.  Activities include food preparation and serving from behind a cafeteria-style counter. There is a sign-up sheet in the Hallway on the wall opposite the Church Library or you can contact us by sending an e-mail to office@princetonumc.org.

Arm in Arm  (Formerly The Crisis Ministry of Mercer County)

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation! In fact the Food Pantries of Arm in Arm need donations even more during the summer when schools (which provide 1-2 healthy meals a day to many children in need) are closed. Check the Connection Point for further details about the heart-healthy and protein rich foods that are needed by our neighbors.

To learn more, please visit the Arm in Arm website. Then reach out and help your neighbors! To follow up, please contact info@arminarm.org

Isles Youth Build Teen Mentors Needed

Isles Youth Build Institute (IYI) is looking for adults who can be mentors to students aged 16 to 18 years. Mentors must be 21 or over and a background check is required. Isles will provide mentoring training and support. Both male and female mentors are needed. If you can commit four hours per month to providing a positive role model for one of IYI’s students please Click here to learn more about mentoring.

Womanspace

Womanspace is  a leading not-for-profit agency providing a comprehensive array of services to individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families. Become a volunteer helping with their programs.  They need donations of used cell phones, personal care items and clothing for the residents of their emergency shelters.

 

International Students Inc. (ISI)

International Students Inc. (ISI) offers opportunities for volunteers to serve international students. Visit the ISI Website for information about the work of this organization.