Local Volunteer Opportunities

As we find organizations in New Jersey that are looking for volunteers that fit the profile of an IDIA alumnus or staff member, they will be posted here.  Please contact IDIA with any other opportunities that you feel would be appropriate for this section by emailing Program Director Priti Trivedi at

CASA of Middlesex County seeks volunteers to serve as advocates for children who have cases in Family Court.  Volunteers research and investigate cases involving DYFS children and make recommendations regarding their care and the progress of their cases. 

Requirements: Listening, investigating, and writing skills.
Training Provided?: Yes.  CASA provides extensive training and ongoing supervision.

Contact Information:  Dale Callender at (732) 246 4449
                                    409 Joyce Kilmer Ave, Rm 202
                                    New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Feed the Children seeks volunteers to help package food and hygiene kits for distribution to needy families.  You can find more information at

Contact Information: Alfred Hankerson at (732) 565 0136
                                    1111 Corporate Road
                                    North Brunswick, NJ  08902


The Superior Court of NJ - Union Vicinage currently has 30 openings in several different programs and departments, including the Juvenile Conference Committee, the Child Placement Review Board, and the Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns.  Detailed information can be found at

 Requirements: Varies by program, but at least three hours per month.  

Nancy Spano Yurek
Volunteer/CDR Programs Coordinator
Office of the Court Administrator Operations Division / Towers Building
2 Broad Street, 15th Floor
Elizabeth NJ 07207
Phone: 908-659-3825
Fax: 908-659-3880

Citizen Schools of New Jersey  is a leading not-for-profit that specializes in middle school afterschool education, and is looking for volunteers to help run their WOW programs.  More information can be found at

 What You Would Do: Work with students over the course of thirteen weeks for 1.5 hours per week to create WOW products or presentations.

Contact:          Jim McGlynn
                        46 Bayard St., Suite 303
                        New Brunswick, NJ 08901
                        (732) 828-2121



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