February 21, 2021 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown, is looking to recruit volunteers to be a part of a run or walk group that will represent Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley at run/walk events in the Lehigh Valley. No running or walking experience is necessary! Just enthusiasm and availability to participate in race events throughout 2021. Contact Nancy Petiet, 610-861-7555, npetiet@cancersupportglv.org.


CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITERACY, Allentown is looking for virtual tutors for our Adult Literacy program. Tutor via Zoom with individuals or groups in areas of math, reading, writing, social studies & science. Virtual tutors are also needed to assist English as a Second Language students with reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Flexible schedules and all materials are provided. Minimum age 22: bachelor’s degree & clearances required. Contact Olga Jaeger, 610-799-1946, ojaeger@lccc.edu.


HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES is looking for volunteers to help us with The New-to-You & Vintage Barn Sale at the historic Burnside Plantation. Donation drop off days (9 am – 12 pm, February 22, 24 and 26), pre-event set up (9 am – 1 pm, April 7-9) the in person shopping event (10 am – 4 pm, April 10-11). Face masks are mandatory for all staff, volunteers, and visitors. Contact Jennifer Bender, 610.882.0450 ext. 27, jbender@historicbethlehem.org.


MILLER KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER, Allentown is currently looking for reliable volunteers to prescreen donors at our Donor Center in Allentown10 am-1 pm every other Saturday. This opportunity consists of sitting outside (in a hallway) our donor center asking donors 3-4 questions that are COVID-19 related and taking a forehead temperature. You must be over 18 and out of high school. Sorry but we cannot accommodate community service hours requests. Contact Kathy Hoy, 610-691-5850, khoy@giveapint.org.


PA CARING HEARTS, Breinigsville is a foster-based dog and cat rescue looking for short or long-term foster homes for rescue dogs and cats who are waiting to find their forever homes. Support is provided. For more information, please contact Marjo Heimbach, 484-877-6624, mheimbach17@gmail.com.


SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK, Nazareth is looking for adults with food preparation training to help with our Nutrition Education Cooking Matters program. Duties include preparing and portioning ingredients and materials needed for all active courses; provide shopping lists to Educator for upcoming week’s class. Requires punctuality and commitment to a 6-week schedule, 4-5 hours per day, typically Monday and Tuesdays. Contact Cara Przybylowicz, 484-893-1129, cara@caclv.org.


TEACH RWANDA provides teacher education and operates a world-class school for pre-primary and primary-age children in Rwanda. Our Fundraising Committed is eager to recruit and expand into virtual fundraising and more. Plan for about 4 to 8 hours a month, including meetings and outreach. Enrich children’s, families’, and teachers’ lives Rwanda–from anywhere in the world! Contact Linda Friscia-Oppe 610-762-8314, TEACHRwanda.volunteer@gmail.com.


TRUTH FOR WOMEN, Bethlehem needs a volunteer to manage income and expenses for the organization’s May 1 fundraising event, a Kentucky Derby party. All work can be done virtually. Position requires basic accounting skills, attention to details, and flexibility. Estimated time commitment is 2-3 hours a week, including a final financial report to the Board of Directors. Contact Event Chair, Sally Ryan, 610-866-5755, info@truthforwomen.org.

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