OSNJ Volunteer Opportunities For Saturday, 11/24/12

IMPORTANT NOTE: Anyone planning to participate in “muck-outs”, house-guttings, or other demolition work should wear waterproof boots, waterproof work gloves, and heavy duty work clothes. If possible, please bring some OSHA-approved N92 or N95 face-masks, though most sites will provide volunteers with this critical piece of safety equipment.

Occupy Sandy New Jersey


Philadelphia – Main OSNJ Distribution Hub
Location: Transport Workers Union Local 234
500 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
OSNJ Point Person: Nate, 215-264-0446
Activities: Phone-banking, sorting, packing, distribution, organizing.
Arrive at: 10am (or all day)

North Jersey

Location: New Hope Baptist Church
106 Sussex Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
OSNJ Point Person: Katt R, 973-687-0308
Activities: Sorting, packing, local distribution, canvassing, serving meals.
Arrive at: 9am (usually until 6:30pm)
Requested: 30 volunteers


Union Beach (for Keansburg, the Amboys)
Location: “Firehouse Grille”
1224 Florence Ave
Union Beach, NJ 07735
OSNJ Point Person: Allie D, 732-616-0978
Activities: Canvassing, mucking out, local distribution.
Arrive at: 8am (or anytime)
Requested: 100 volunteers


Wood Ridge (for Moonachie, Little Ferry)
Location: First Presbyterian Church of Wood Ridge
190 Valley Boulevard
Wood Ridge, NJ 07075
OSNJ Point Person: Lisa, 201-281-6551
Activities: Sorting, packing, local distribution, canvassing, muck-outs.
Arrive at: 10am (or anytime)
Requested: 25 volunteers

Central Jersey

Point Pleasant
Location: Rock’N Joe Coffee House
1805 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08743
OSNJ Point Person: Dawn, 917-789-1132
Activities: Canvassing, possibly muck-outs.
Arrive at: 10am
Requested: 50 volunteers


Manahawkin (for Long Beach Island)
Location: King of Kings Church
1000 N. Main St
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Volunteer Coordinator: Anthony, 609-713-0077
Activities: Sorting, packing, local distribution, canvassing, muck-outs.
Arrive at: 9am (or anytime)
Requested: 50 volunteers

South Jersey

Somers Point (for Ocean City, Atlantic City)
Location: New Covenant Community Church
710 New Hampshire Ave
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Volunteer Coordinator: Debbie, 609-601-1299
Activities: Canvassing & muck-outs.
Arrive at: 8:30am
Requested: 75 volunteers

PLEASE NOTE: In order to coordinate the volunteer schedule and organize the “muck-out teams,” anyone interested in working in Atlantic City or Ocean City via New Covenant should complete their online volunteer form: http://www.newcovenantcc.net/Disaster-Relief-Volunteer-Registration

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