Food Bank – 824 Silvia Street, Ewing
- Assemble food orders (requires some heavy lifting).
- Bag up fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Inspect, sort and box food donations.
- Assemble weekend meal packs for children.
- Take food inventories and label food supplies.
- Assist with mass mailings.
Off site: Organize food drives and collections
- Transport food donations to the Food Bank.
- Translate nutrition messages into Spanish.
- Plant a garden and donate the crop.
- Participate in advocacy calls to action.
- Write letters to the editor.
- Organize or host fund raising event.
- Monitor stores and replenish Check Out Hunger materials.
Contact Brian Peterson at email@example.com or call 609-406-0503.
Preschool – 1201 West State Street, Trenton
- Group volunteers (no more than 6) are welcome to spend a morning at the center assisting with classroom and outdoor activities.
Unless supervised in a group, volunteers must be 18 years of age.
To plan a visit, contact Lisa Banks at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-656-5220.
Youth Programs – 7 Dunmore Avenue Ewing and off-site locations
- Semester term internship opportunities are available for college seniors or master’s level college students.
Contact Anneisha Walker at email@example.com or call 609-656-5204.
Trenton Digital Initiative
- Test donated computer, remove data and install Ubuntu, the free operating system we are using.
- Teach computer skills in one of our GED or Techno Kids programs.
- Write tech support documents or FAQ sheets.
- Collect donated computers. Volunteers can bring in computers from home or from their place of business to a central collecting point.
- Pick up donations of computers and bring to the collecting point.
- Deliver and setup refurbished computers in the homes of end users.
Contact TDI@mercerstreetfriends.org or call Dave Zboray at 609-278-5520.
Adult Education – 222 North Hermitage Avenue, Trenton
- Instruct and assist students who are attending adult basic skills and exam prep classes. Minimum commitment is two hours per week. Volunteers must be 18 years of age.
- Watch over young children while parents/caregivers are in the classroom. Minimum commitment is two hours per week. Volunteers must be 18 years of age.
Contact Gay Egan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-278-6904.
Parenting Programs – 222 North Hermitage Avenue, Trenton
- Provide childcare for children ranging in age from 3 weeks old to 5 years old while parents participate in activities.
- Run craft classes, sewing groups, or book clubs.
- Individuals and groups are welcome to plan and conduct one-time activities such as a mother-child music/art program, parent make-over, mother-child exercises, massages for moms, scrap booking, resume building, or other inventive program.
All volunteers must undergo a background check prior to beginning service.
Contact Karen Hoppock at email@example.com or call 609-278-6906.