Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley


AMERICAN RED CROSS of the GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown has a family volunteer opportunity to give back during this holiday season .  Give the gift of safety and peace of mind by helping to install free smoke alarms in homes in Easton on Saturday, 12/16.  Call 484-403-4718 or sign up online at form&form_id=2929.


BROKEN ALABASTER MINISTRIES, INC./MIRACLE MEADOWS YOUTH RANCH, Allentown needs two adult drivers (age 21+) with Driver’s License and Child Abuse Clearances to transport and supervise 4 to 6 children (ages 8 to 16) from Allentown to Pottstown, PA from 11am-5pm on Saturdays and 1-4pm on Sundays.  The children are low-income, homeless, or formerly homeless children who are receiving free horseback and rodeo training from a professional cowboy.   Call Robbie Matthews, 484-515-1572,


GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Allentown is hosting an Annual Community Holiday Dinner on Friday, 12/15 at the Allentown Y.  In previous years they have served 250-350 meals, as well as distributed gifts to under privileged children in attendance.  Volunteers are needed for meal prep, set up, decorating, greeters, servers, runners, and clean up.  Deadline for inquiry is Friday, 12/8.  Call Maribel Tandazo, 610-351-9622,


JACOBSBURG ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER is hosting their Annual Open House from 12-4pm on Saturday, 12/9 at the Visitor Center.  Volunteers are needed to help with activities, games, and craft stations.  Just an hour of your time would be appreciated.   Call Rick Wiltraut,


LEHIGH VALLEY ACTIVE LIFE, Allentown is looking for volunteers (age14+) to be on call to shovel snow for low income senior citizens living in Allentown when snowfall is two inches or more.  Call Rick Daugherty, 610-437-3700,


LIBERTY BELL SHRINE MUSEUM, Allentown needs puppeteers to help with their 2017 “Pip the Mouse” season from 11/30-12/15/17on Thursday and Friday 12-4pm each day.  “Pip the Mouse” is a children’s puppet show that is 8 minutes long.  Volunteers will be trained prior to doing the show.  There is also a need for a volunteer with cashier experience to help in the Gift Shop on Friday from 12-4pm.  Call Debbie Baldree, 610-435-4232,


SPIRIT OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Fogelsville needs volunteers to help with the 25th Annual Spirit Dinner for the less fortunate of the Lehigh Valley at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, Fogelsville on Christmas Eve Day12/24.  Sign up for volunteer shifts:  Upon arrival, check in at the Volunteer Table in the Sam Adams Brewhouse.  A team member will let you know the area where you can join to volunteer your time. 


VALLEY YOUTH HOUSE, Bethlehem is seeking volunteers (15+ years old) to help sort donations received now through January 15, 2018.  Call Emily Conners, 610-820-0166 X1318,


VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY – Check our website for more holiday volunteer opportunities.  Our website is updated regularly.