November 29, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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AMERICAN RED CROSS PA RIVERS CHAPTER has a virtual volunteer opportunity to make follow-up calls to military members and/or families to determine if their needs are met, providing other follow-up actions needed for complete and timely client service. Time commitment: 2 days/week; 2-3 hours each day; approximately 15 calls per shift. Requires internet & database skills, training and background check. Contact Ann Borysowski, 484-403-4718, ann.borysowski@redcross.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY needs cat loving volunteers at PetSmart in Bethlehem to clean cages, scoop litter pans, socialize, and give them lots of cuddles. One-hour flexible shifts Friday AM & PM:  Saturday/Sunday PM shifts available. Minimum age 16 or 13 with parent. Contact Stephanie Skyriotis, 484-767-4815, steph@lehighhumane.org.

 

LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE needs Volunteer Mentors to coach Entrepreneurs at no charge for our local chapter in the nation-wide SCORE organization. We partner with the SBA and local agencies who assist small business startups or local small businesses who need assistance. Contact Tracy Damiani, 610-266-3000, tracy.damiani@scorevolunteer.org.

 

ST. LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK needs Lobby Greeters every day of the week from 8AM-12PM,12-4PM or 4 – 7 PM. Assist staff with greeting and checking in both patients and visitors while providing a warm, welcoming environment! This volunteer opportunity is diverse and very active (walking) all while helping to make a difference in the lives of our patients and staff. Call 484-526-4600, or email volunteers@sluhn.org  to learn more about this volunteer opportunity.

 

THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown needs help to sort and pack toys (no wrapping) for children this holiday season. Groups of 5 people or less will be placed in a large gymnasium to help us get ready to bring smiles to the faces of thousands of children on Christmas morning. Groups will work in 2-hour blocks of time between 9AM and 4PM with 1 hour spacing between each group Dec 9-11 & Dec 14-16. Gloves and masks required. Social distancing a must. Sanitizer provided. Contact Deirdre Govan, 610-432-0128, deirdre.govan@use.salvationarmy.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/