Updated July 8, 2018 | Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

 

COMMUNITY ACTION DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF BETHLEHEM is looking for volunteers to help with south Bethlehem’s July Clean-Up Days for about 2 hours starting at 10am on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14. Weeding and picking up trash will be done at 2 pocket parks. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own gardening gloves, but gloves will also be available. Rakes, trash bags, and brooms will be provided. Call Anna Smith, 610-807-9337, asmith@caclv.org.

 

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth needs volunteers to help at their horse camps for children/youth with disabilities. Help with riding lessons (walking next to the horse assisting the rider) and help with horse related crafts and activities (feeding, grooming, etc.). Mandatory training will be provided from 12:30-3:30pm on 7/14, and 8/11. Camps run 8:30am-12:30pm Monday through Friday 7/23-7/27, and 8/13-8/17. Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org

 

FEED THE CHILDREN, Bethlehem has a National Day of Service (9/11) Volunteer Opportunity perfect for friends, families, clubs, youth/church groups, senior citizens, corporate team building groups, and individuals available from 5-8pm. Volunteers will help pack boxes of food and personal care items to be distributed across the Northeastern United States. Call Beth Baier, 610-419-9356,

 

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.

 

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville has plenty of volunteer opportunities for youth (age 13+). Typical shift is from 9:45am-3:30pm. Examples of tasks include: Kangaroo Walkabout, Giraffe Feeding Deck, Goats and Barn Yard, Penguin Bracelets, Assorted Games/Crafts/Activities, and more! Join Lehigh Valley Zoo Volunteer Group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/lvzoovolunteers/. For more Info, call Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171 x248, jbieski@lvzoo.org.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS OF NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Bethlehem is seeking meal delivery volunteers (18+years). Volunteer daily or as little as twice each month, according to your availability. Volunteers must possess a valid driver’s license and have car insurance. Application process includes criminal background check, orientation, and on-the-road training. Call Keri Young, 610-691-1030 x20, kerig@mealsonwheelspa.org.

 

PROJECT OF EASTON needs a volunteer for Administrative Support. Duties include welcoming clients, recording data into spreadsheets, creating/editing documents, doing bulk mailings, answering phone calls. Call Dannah Hartman, 610-258-4361, communityrelations@projecteaston.org.

 

WESTMINSTER VILLAGE, Allentown is looking for volunteers to help transport residents to activities, help with activities, engage and interact with the senior population. Help with folding and delivering laundry to residents is also needed. Volunteers must be interviewed and go through an orientation process. Call Heather Reaser, 610-782-8333, hreaser@psl.org.

 

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