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Volunteer with NCADD

NCADD’s involvement in the community frequently requires the services of volunteers. Whether providing coverage at a health fair, awareness exhibit or assisting with material in our Resource Center, volunteers are an integral part of the services we provide to the community.

NCADD is currently seeking volunteers for the following opportunities:

Grant Research and Writing volunteers:

Do you have experience researching or writing grants? NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help identify and secure grant funding for our various programs and community endeavors. The ideal candidate is a business savvy individual with outstanding writing, research and organizational skills, and is detail-oriented, dedicated to quality, committed to finishing tasks and ready to take on new challenges. Must have the ability to work independently. The individual (s) we seek should have the following skills:

  • Great computer skills and use of the internet
  • knowledge of community organizations
  • Some experience in grant research and grant writing
  • Experience in Public Relations, Marketing Strategy & Planning, Technical Writing, Business Development & Sales Management, Strategic Planning, and Marketing & Communications

Requirements & Commitment

  • Volunteer(s) should commit at least one day/week with a minimum of two (2) hours per day.
  • Work can be performed at NCADD’s offices in East Brunswick, NJ or at the volunteer’s home.

To apply, please click here.

 

Board volunteers:

NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help serve on our Board of Trustees. We are interested in individuals who have ideas on ways to grow the organization and are not only qualified but excited about our mission and our effect on the communities we serve.

Pro_6NCADD trustees need to know who we are and what we do.  They need to advocate on our behalf within their own spheres of influence. By advocacy, we are not talking about formal lobbying.  Rather, we mean looking for natural opportunities to bring us up in conversation to spread the word about our mission. There is no management role, but we’re looking for people with skills and connections to bring to the table.  The individual (s) we seek should have experience in the following sectors: Financial, Human resources, Governance (prior board experience), Public relations/marketing, Personal recovery, Philanthropy, Strategic planning, Professional networking, IT, Public speaking, and Research.

Specifically, we seek individuals with the following backgrounds or experiences: Faith communities, Corporate, Medical, Public schools, youth services, senior services, legal, real estate, law enforcement and the Rutgers University community.

Level of Commitment

Focused time is only 3-5 hours per month, which includes attending some of our programs and functions and a two-hour board meeting every two months.

To apply, please click here.

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Why Volunteer at NCADD

Are you looking for new experiences? Do you want to meet new people? Are you looking for a way to spend your spare time? Are you looking to make a difference in your comunity? Then Friends of NCADD is for you!

The Friends of NCADD help out in a fun and relaxed atmosphere … and their work never goes unrecognized! Opportunities are flexible to an individual's schedules and abilities. Volunteers work side-by-side with staff that cares about them and the community. Make a worthwhile commitment, change your community, and have fun while you're at it.

If you would like to make a difference in your community, volunteer with NCADD Middlesex.

Volunteer Opportunities

What would you like to do?

  • Work at health fairs and exhibits
  • Prepare literature for distribution
  • Act as a librarian in our Resource Center
  • Deliver materials to our satellite sites
  • Data entry
  • Participate on committees
  • Stuff and stamp envelopes for mailings
  • Write articles for our newsletters
  • Assist in set up and clean up at special events
  • Take photographs at agency events
  • Implement public relations efforts
  • Participate in presentations
  • Collect drug and alcohol related articles from local newspapers and the web for distribution to staff
  • Provide transportation to and from events
  • And more!!!

Rights and Responsibilities

Friends of NCADD are of all ages and from all walks of life. As a volunteer, you will meet new people, make a difference in your community, and feel a sense of accomplishment while having fun. NCADD volunteers can choose from a number of tasks that best fit their interests, capabilities, and schedule. When choosing a volunteer opportunity, you have the right to receive:

  • A description of the volunteer responsibilities, time commitment, training, and supervision
  • Information about the organization, its mission, and program plans
  • Placement in an assignment suitable to your interests and abilities

When choosing a volunteer opportunity, you have the responsibility to:

  • Be open about your preferences, skills, and availability
  • Share relevant medical or physical information about yourself
  • Understand the volunteer opportunity and organization prior to beginning in the position
  • Share your expectations of the opportunity and also understand the organization's expectations of you

If you would like to make a difference in your community, volunteer with NCADD Middlesex.

 

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