July 12, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN AREA ECUMENICAL FOOD PANTRY needs volunteers Monday, Thursday and Friday, and an occasional Tuesday. Volunteers will pack groceries 12PM -2/2:30pm into 2 bags each for the number of clients who have come that day. Everyone must wear a mask. Call Vanessa, 610-821-1332, aaefb1978@gmail.com.


ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION asks you to join our Make A Meal and Drop Program to help feed our men here at the Mission. Prepare a meal at home with your family and drop it off at the Allentown Rescue Mission using our curbside drop-off. This allows you to fill your time while also filling the stomachs of hungry and homeless men. To sign up to make a meal, contact Food Service Manager, Terry 610-740-5500 ext. 348


AMERICAN RED CROSS PA RIVERS CHAPTER is recruiting Shelter Service Associates to fill temporary positions before, during and/or after a disaster event this hurricane/wildfire season who would complete tasks necessary for operations in day-to-day activities within a shelter which may include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information, or other areas within a shelter, including willingness to work in a COVID-19 shelter. Training, consecutive day shifts plus other communication & physical requirements. Call Ann Borysowski, 484-403-4718, ann.borysowski@redcross.org.


CEDARBROOK SENIOR CARE AND REHAB, Fountain Hill & Allentown is looking to the community to help brighten the day of residents who have been unable to have visitors or social programming these past several months. Inspirational (non-religious) cards and letters, or drawings and painting created by youth or adults would be a welcomed addition to everyone’s day! Dedicated staff would also enjoy notes of thanks! Mail items to the attention of Kerry Magliane, Cedarbrook Senior Care & Rehab, 350 S. Cedarbrook Road, Allentown, PA 18104.


INDEPENDENT TRANSPORTATION NETWORK LEHIGH VALLEY provides 24/7 door through door ride service for seniors age 60 and over and visually impaired adults to any destination in the Lehigh Valley. In order to provide this service, we need volunteer drivers to help us with the increasing demand for rides. All rides in Lehigh Valley only. Drive when and where you want. No minimum hours required. Must have own vehicle and clean driving record.   Contact Karen Schiavone, 610-419-1645, karen.schiavone@itnlehighvalley.org


NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES,Bethlehem is seeking volunteers who will commit to a recurring daily, weekly or monthly schedule to help prepare and package hot meals for weekday curbside lunches. Hours are 9:30am – 12 noon. Call Marc Rittle, 610-691-5602 ext.205, jmrittle@newbethanyministries.org.


SHANTHI PROJECT, Allentown – Teaching Social-Emotional Resiliency Through the practice of Mindfulness, is looking for Board Members with backgrounds in any of the following areas: finance, HR, and fundraising. Board meetings are held quarterly throughout the year. Contact Maureen, 610-829-9134, maureen@shanthiproject.org. www.shanthiproject.org


For more volunteer opportunities please visit https://www.volunteerlv.org/