Volunteer Opportunities For Kids Princeton Nj

Alexander’s Run

This annual 5K race and Family Fun Run takes place in October. Money raised supports the Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) program and the Alexander Michael Dodson Memorial Scholarship Fund and includes a kids fun run.

Mill Hill Park
Trenton, New Jersey 08611

Age: All ages

The Bag Project

Kids can get involved by selecting bag items to donate. The Bag Project is a perfect service opportunity for the whole family. Not only is it kids helping kids — it’s kids learning compassion and how to take action.

P.O. Box 2369
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Age: All ages

CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties

A non profit organization committed to speaking up in court for the best interests of children who have been removed from their families because of abuse or neglect and placed in the foster care system and help establish a safe, permanent home.

1450 Parkside Avenue Suite 22
Ewing, New Jersey 08638

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Age: 21 years and over

Christine’s Hope for Kids

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The mission of Christine’s Hope for Kids is to help less fortunate children. While every penny is hugely appreciated, they are just as happy to receive donations of time, effort, skills, toys, items and free press!

PO Box 190
Hopewell, New Jersey 08525


DoSomething.org is the country’s largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. Bullying. Animal cruelty. Homelessness. Cancer. The list goes on. DoSomething.org spearheads national campaigns so 13- to 25-year-olds can make an impact.

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Age: 13 and up

Duke Farms

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Assist with Habitat Restoration at Duke Farms and learn Stewardship on a smaller scale at your own home.

1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844


HomeFront Kids4Kids is a resource for children, teachers/school administrators and parents looking for meaningful ways for children to help their peers and give back to their community. On this site you will find hand-on projects for children of all ages.

1880 Princeton Avenue
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

Age: All ages

Hugs for Brady

Kendall Park, New Jersey 08824

Isles, Inc.

10 Wood Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08618

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County

We are a nonprofit community service agency that strengthens individuals and families by empowering people to care for themselves and others.

707 Alexander Road
Suite 102
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Age: 7 and up

Junior League of Greater Princeton

The Junior League of Greater Princeton is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

291 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Kidsbridge Tolerance Center

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999 Lower Ferry Road
Ewing, New Jersey 08628

Miriam’s Heart

Somerset, 08873

Montgomery Friends of Open Space

PO Box 287
Skillman, New Jersey 08558

Princeton Health In Motion

This annual race takes place in June. In addition to incorporating fitness into their daily routine, children participating in the KIDS MARATHON are able to help raise funds to support the University Medical Center’s Outpatient Pediatric Clinic.

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Princeton Special Sports

Programs are open to our friends with special needs ages 6 and up from any town. Volunteers can be a Buddy starting at age 12 and must demonstrate a genuine interest in working with special needs children.

60 Marion Road West
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

SAVE A Friend to Homeless Animals

Children can volunteer in a variety of methods including Dog Walking, Cat Socialization, SAVE Cat Cage Cleaning (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) and more. You must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer, but kids 8 – 13 years may volunteer with a parent.

900 Herrontown Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Age: 8 and up

Strong Kids Triathlon

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Join the YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day event by participating in the Strong Kids Triathlon, a fun family-oriented fundraising event. Show your kids that supporting a charity can be fun and fulfilling!

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Tabby’s Place

1100 US Highway 202
Ringoes, New Jersey 08551

Age: 12 and up

Toys 2 Share

Toys 2 Share is a registered non-profit organization whose mission it is to serve as a hub for children of all ages to connect with orphanages around the globe. By providing the opportunity for young children to select an orphanage and the items they wish

Princeton, New Jersey 08558

Trenton Area Soup Kitchen

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Children can participate in a variety of hands-on projects to help feed the homeless at TASK, including the donation of Take-Home Lunch Bags or Dinner Bags (children can decorate the bags), donation of Hygiene Bags, and the Kids Day-Off Program.

72-1/2 Escher Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08609


WE provides a host of ways for kids to get involved including creative fundraising ideas. One easy idea, commemorate special occasions in a meaningful way. The impact of sharing your birthday by giving back gives others a reason to celebrate too.