Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley | Updated April 15th, 2018

 

BOUTIQUE AT THE RINK, Bethlehem is right around the corner (4/30-6/4) and many volunteers are needed to make this annual fundraiser successful. Volunteers are needed for set-up, donation drop-offs, sale days and break down. To learn specifics about their various volunteer opportunities, Call Jen Gibbs, 610-861-7556, jgibbs@cancersupportglv.org.

 

GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Allentown needs volunteers to help with registration, activities, refreshments and event set-up / clean-up for their free community event, Healthy Kids Day, on April 21 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Contact Maribel Tandazo, 610-351-9622, maribeltandazo@gv-ymca.org.

 

GUARDIANSHIP SUPPORT AGENCY, Allentown is looking for volunteers to provide companionship for individuals residing in nursing homes. Also need assistance with shopping for individuals who need a little extra help. Call Kristen Pesarcik, 610-351-2013, guardianship@ptd.net.

 

MUSEUM OF INDIAN CULTURE, Allentown needs volunteers on Saturday, May 5, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Set-up canopies and temporary fencing, clean grill, and food stand for our annual American Indian Relic Show featuring artifact collections from over 50 professional collectors. Contact Pat Rivera, 610-797-2121, info@museumofindianculture.org.

 

PROJECT OF EASTON needs volunteers to serve as tutors for adult learners for a minimum of 3 hours per week on a one-on-one basis, in small groups or during classes. Bachelor’s degree required. Call Dannah Hartman, 610-258-4361 x25, dhartman@projecteaston.org.

 

RIPPLE COMMUNITY, INC., Allentown – Organize and lead a 1-1.5 hour activity on a hobby or special interest (i.e. arts & crafts, jewelry making, crochet, painting, origami, bird house, wood working, recycled plastic bag mats) with socially isolated or homeless people at the community center twice every month, between 1:30-3:30pm with the day of your choice from Wednesday-Saturday. Please provide all materials necessary for your activity.   Call Marilyn Bender, 484-240-1231, mbender@ripplecomunityinc.org.

 

THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Allentown is raising awareness for National Foster Care Month with the 7th Annual Rock N’ Run 4 Kids 10k, 5k, and Kids Fun Run to be held on May 12 at Coca-Cola Park. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available from Set Up and Registration to Face Painting and Selfie Station Attendants. Something for all ages and everyone is welcome! Call Jessica Jacobs, 484-705-1500, Jessica.Jacobs@use.salvationarmy.org.

 

YOUTH EDUCATION IN THE ARTS, Allentown is looking for volunteers to help us recruit young people for our program, Cadets2 (C2), a weekend-only, regionally performing drum and bugle corps. Recruitment initiatives will include phone calls, emails, and direct messages on social media as outreach to potential members. Volunteers with strong communication/writing skills, a musical background and/or experience with the marching arts, and availability in the late afternoon/early evening are preferred. Contact Chelsey Wirth, 484-387-1156, cwirth@yea.org

 

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