Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Center.

The Center is always in need of caring and dedicated volunteers with a variety of interests and skill sets.  Choose from roles as diverse as handyman, fundraiser, and yoga instructor.  All are equally important, as all support our residents during their stay.

Volunteer Opportunities

In-Kind Office Volunteer
– Assist in sorting and cataloging donations
– Fulfill weekly client & staff requests
– Prepare for birthdays, baby showers and special in-house events

Daytime House Presence
Hospitality – answer door and phone; maintain an emergency presence

Professional Skills
Tutoring; allied therapies including music, art and pet therapy

Assist in food bank pickups to assists mothers and children in our supportive housing program.

Office and Administration Support
Database maintenance; Advertising, public relations & social media

Katy’s Place Helper
Assist staff as needed in our daycare.

Fundraising and Friend-raising
Start a “Friends of the Center” group
Help recruit volunteers
Be an ambassador for the Center at your Office, House of Worship or Community Group
– Connect us with possible grants/outreach
– Sign CGE up for matching gifts
– run a critical “Needs List” drive

Home Improvements
Repairs, carpentry, gardening, spring cleaning, painting, errands

5K, Golf Outing, Gala Committee, Moms and Babies Brunch
Consider running your own event to help the Center
– Tennis, bowling, wine/food tasting are just some ideas

Other Skills
Share your talents
– Bake and deliver a birthday or graduation cake
– Cooking, sewing, yoga, scrapbooking, knitting, crocheting, jewelry making etc.
– Professional hair, facials, manicures

Please Contact Noreen Whittemore, Community Outreach Manager – Volunteers & InKind Donations(732) 247-7003, x325  nwhittemore@cge-nj.org
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