May 24, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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AMERICAN RED CROSS LEHIGH VALLEY-BUCKS CHAPTER needs volunteers who can work from home for a variety of positions including: Information & Planning Support, Mass Care Team Shelter Surveys Reviewer, Disaster Mental Health Team Members, Disaster Spiritual Care Team Members, Disaster Health Services Team Members, Recovery Team Fiscal Reviewers, Volunteer Engagement Team Members, (ARMED FORCES) Hero Care Network Team Members, and more. Whatever fits your schedule and availability. Call Ned Bloom, 484-403-4718,


GOOD SHEPHERD REHABILITATION NETWORK is spearheading a social media effort – dubbed #PicturesForPatients – that encourages kids and adults to draw, color or paint pictures for Good Shepherd’s adult and pediatric patients and long-term care residents in Allentown and Bethlehem. The goal is to increase positivity and uplift others in this time of uncertainty – plus, give an added boost to the doctors, nurses, therapists and other health-care professionals as they walk through the halls or into rooms. Here are instructions on how you can send pictures:


LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK is calling all artists, young & old, to help cheer up hospitalize patients who are not permitted visitors by creating (nondenominational) inspirational get-well cards and letters. You can also make encouragement or thank you cards for the hardworking staff & clinical workers. Please mail your cards and letters to: LVHN, Volunteer Services, PO Box 689, Allentown, PA 18105. For volunteers who can sew cloth face masks, they can be dropped off at 2024 Lehigh St, Allentown 18103.


SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem needs many volunteers to help with taking people to their vital appointments starting in May. All volunteers will have to attend on-line orientation, provide criminal background check, and provide proof of insurance. Cloth masks & hand sanitizer provided to volunteers. All clients will sit in back seat and wear a mask as well. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177,


THE WHOLE LIFE CENTER, Easton needs strong volunteers to help unload trucks, weigh & organize boxes of food 10-11:30AM Friday 5/22 & 5/29; 11AM-12:30pm Saturday 5/23 & 5/30. Fill carts with boxes and bags of food for the number of members in a family; runners to take carts to the people’s cars 10:30AM-2PM Wednesday 5/27, 6/10 & 6/24. For more details contact Donna Lavin, 610-746-6405,


VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is recruiting high school students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for their goLEAD Leadership Program which will take place from 9am-3pm on Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 17. This program helps participants develop critical leadership skills via a virtual series, while preparing a capstone service project. Applications may be found on and must be submitted by June 26.


VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY is continuing to support our community nonprofits.  In response toCovid-19 we have created a webpage to post information on volunteer needs as well as specific support of supplies for the nonprofit organizations. The site is updated regularly by the nonprofits.  Please visit to see how you can help!

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