a Community Service Partnership


Saw Mill Summer Camp

L'Oreal USA


Are you between the ages of 4 and 84 (more or less?)? Then we want you! Whether you are looking for rewarding ways to spend your retirement days, or are just at the beginning of understanding the value of community service, Rise offers many ways to volunteer. From one to forty hours a week, from the Greater Goods Thrift Store to our Food Pantry, the gift of your time and effort can be tailored to meet your interests and availability. Expect a return on your efforts in the form of a great experience, a few new friends and the overwhelming sense of a job well-done.

Volunteer Opportunities


There are many ways you can volunteer your time:

Greater Goods Thrift Stores – sorting/tagging, display design, advertising & publicity, furniture pickup/delivery, and more

Food Pantry – organize food donation drives; help with pickup/delivery or distribution of food

Special Events & Seasonal Programs – Adopt-a-Family Holiday Gift Program, Holiday Food Drive, Rise-sponsored Holiday party, MLK Sleepy Time Drive, Community Health & Wellness Fair, summer enrichment program and more

General assistance – office and clerical work, grant writing support, social media marketing, and more

To find out more about these opportunities, please email us or call us at (609) 443-4464


Volunteer Application

dedicated volunteers committed over 4000 hours of service to make a difference in day-to-day lives

hot meals were served by volunteers at our Rise to the TASK Community Dinners

individuals received job skills via volunteerism at Food Pantry/Greater Goods.

Volunteer Survey

Already completed your volunteer effort?

Please fill out our Volunteer Response Survey.  We would like to know your thoughts on your experience working with Rise.

Volunteer Response Survey

“It makes our whole year.”

“This is my third year of playing Mrs. Claus, and Patrick’s seventh as Santa. We have been involved with the Rise Holiday Party for 12 years through the Junior League of Greater Princeton. It’s what puts us in the spirit of the Holidays and what they are really all...


“I know about Rise because my Mom makes donations. Volunteering at the Food Pantry makes you feel good that you’re actually doing something for your community – and the people around you.   Even when I’m older, I’ll probably try to see what’s around me, see what I can...

“There’s lots to do here…”

“I drive the truck four days a week. We’re buddies on the truck – we have very good relationships. It’s a pleasure to go out on pick-ups. We do a lot of lifting – that’s a lot of turkeys -- but you get a good feeling that you’re making a difference for some people. My...

Mandatory Volunteer Information

Court Ordered Volunteers need to stop by the Rise office to fill out an application.  Please bring with you all Court Ordered paperwork and probation officer contact information.

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