Volunteer Opportunities

Girl posing with canned food in her handVolunteering offers students opportunities to gain powerful skills, experience new things, make meaningful connections and engage with the community.  Rutgers offers a variety of volunteer opportunities both on-campus and throughout the greater New Brunswick/Piscataway communities with our valued community partners. 

We encourage and support many volunteer opportunities and encourage you to utilize getINVOLVED to find the right opportunity for you. getINVOLVED serves as a way for students to obtain information on volunteer opportunities both at Rutgers and in the local community.    

In addition to learning about opportunities, you can also track all of your own volunteer hours through getINVOLVED.

If you are ready to get started, head on over to getINVOLVED and start your volunteer career today. You can also sign up for our newsletter to get volunteer opportunities emailed directly to you at: https://rutgers.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/597566 or use the QR code to sign up:


For more information on volunteer opportunities in the greater New Brunswick area, email us directly at volunteer@echo.rutgers.edu.

Other great Rutgers sponsored volunteer and service opportunities:

Rutgers University Alternative Breaks

Rutgers Alternative Breaks – Student Centers and Activities: Student Involvement and Leadership

Community Service and Philanthropic Student Organizations

Explore - getINVOLVED (campuslabs.com)

Rutgers Student Food Pantry

Rutgers Student Food Pantry – Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships

Move-In Team

Move-In Team – Residence Life (rutgers.edu)

Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance

Get Involved – Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (rutgers.edu) 

Scarlet Day of Service & Winter Wishes

RUPA – Rutgers University Programming Association (rutgers.edu)