November 15, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

en flag
es flag

 

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LEHIGH VALLEY is looking for compassionate and energetic volunteers to become ‘Bigs’ for youth ages seven (7) to sixteen (16) in Lehigh and Northampton County. Our matches typically meet twice a month and can participate in activities that they are most interested in. Orientation, interview, references and clearances required, and a commitment to being matched with your Little for at least one year. Contact David DelaRosa, ddelarosa@bbbslv.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 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.

 

HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES – Help us celebrate a historic holiday season Thursday through Sunday, from November 6 through December 30. Shifts run 2-5PM and 5-8PM. Volunteers are needed for the family-friendly outdoor activities to help with greeting guests, information & directions, store assistants, crafts & activities, gallery watcher, cottage & parking attendants. Call Keith Sten, 610-691-6055, ksten@historicbethlehem.org.

 

HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS need volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need. Suggested gift lists are provided on our website. This program, coordinated by the Volunteer Center, is a great project for large/small groups, clubs, classes, families, and individuals. To participate, go to www.volunteerlv.org/holiday-hope-chests and fill out a 2020 Donor Pledge Form. Opportunity to collect and wrap empty shoeboxes, too!

 

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 Jessie Shappell, 610-419-1645, jessie.shappell@itnlehighvalley.org.

 

MILLER KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER, Easton is currently looking for reliable volunteers to prescreen donors at our Donor Centers in Easton 10AM-1:00PM on select Saturdays. This opportunity consists of asking donors 3-4 questions that are COVID19 related and taking a forehead temperature. This is an ongoing opportunity. You must be over 18 years of age. Sorry but we cannot accommodate community service hours requests. Contact Kathy Hoy, 610-691-5850, khoy@giveapint.org.

 

NORTHEAST COMMUNITY CENTER, Bethlehem needs tutors at the center for their Virtual Support Program 9:00AM – 12:00PM Tuesday through Friday to assist children with assignments, homework, school projects, reading and math and can participate as little as one time per week or as often as the program meets. Background checks and facemasks are required along with daily temperature check. Contact Jackie Jimenez, 610-691-3355, jimenezj@neccbethlehem.org.

 

THE WHOLE LIFE CENTER, Easton, needs a volunteer 10 or 10:30AM to approximately 1or 2PM weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and every other Wednesday at our pantry location in Easton. Volunteer will supervise, assign and coordinate with daily volunteers, and assist the Director with a variety of administrative work. It would be a plus to be able to drive a box truck to pick-up food from Sam’s Club, help unload, weigh and on different days deliver the food to other organizations in the Easton area. Contact Donna Lavin, 610-746-6405, donna@wholelifectr.org.

 

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