October 4, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton. Help to beautify the National Canal Museum’s portico 8:00AM – 12:00PM Saturday, October 17. Prep and install stone around portico of National Canal Museum. No special skills required. All tools provided, as well as water and snacks. Contact Scott Everett, 610-923-3548 ext. 232, facilities@delawareandlehigh.org.


EQUI-LIBRIUM THERAPEUTIC HORSEMANSHIP, Nazareth needs volunteers to be a Side Helper and a Horse Leader. A Side Helper is directly involved in the lesson, walking alongside the horse and helping the rider reach their goals. The Horse Leader is getting the horse ready (grooming and tacking) and then leading the horse during the lesson. Training is required. Contact Devin Munoz, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE, Whitehall is holding a Paint Recycling Event on 10/17. Volunteers will remove paint donations from vehicles, inspect the cans to determine if acceptable & return unacceptable cans to donors. Facemasks required & social distance rules apply. Close toed shoes/boots and online safety certification required. Contact Gina Loiacono, 610-776-7737, gina@habitatlv.org.


MEALS ON WHEELS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Northampton County needs drivers to deliver meals to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. Volunteer once a week, once a month, or whenever your schedule permits; we provide step-by-step directions and delivery instructions. Current need greatest for our Bethlehem, Slate Belt and Easton sites. Call Dawn Stillwagen, 610-841-7011, dawns@mowglv.org.


MUSEUM OF INDIAN CULTURE, Allentown needs volunteers to help weed and rake the grounds in preparation for an event on October 24. Perfect for groups or individuals of all ages. The Museum also needs help with event set up on October 17 starting at 10AM. Contact Pat Rivera, 610-797-2121, info@museumofindianculture.org to discuss your availability.
SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK, Nazareth needs volunteers to pack Sunshine Boxes 8:30-11:30AM or 12:30-3:30PM on the Third Tuesday & Wednesday of the month. Tasks include assembling cardboard boxes, packing boxes of food, organizing and loading packages. Minimum age 16 with parental supervision. Water & snacks will be provided. Gloves & masks required and provided or bring your own. Contact Cara Przybylowicz, 484-893-1129, cara@caclv.org.


SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem needs many volunteers to help with taking non-Covid-19 clients to their vital appointments. All volunteers will have to attend on-line orientation, provide criminal background check and 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, sharecare8@aol.com


SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown is in need of volunteers for our Socially distant Halloween Parade for shelter residents to help with set-up, clean-up, and the parade itself 1:00-2:30PM on October 31. We are also in need of donations for costumes and decorations for the event! Contact Cara Przybylowicz, 484-893-1129, cara@caclv.org.


LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, is Looking for volunteers to help at our 1st annual Golf Tournament fundraiser on Thursday, October 15, to benefit the animals of the Lehigh County Humane Society! It will be held at Olde Homestead Golf Course, New Tripoli, and promises to be a day full of fun and a great way to connect with people at this outdoor event. Contact Steph Skyroitis, (610) 797-1205, steph@lehighhumane.org.


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