Updated September 9th, 2018 | Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley


AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION/ AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers for their 2018 Lehigh Valley Heart Walk, September 22, 2018 from 8AM to 2PM. Help is needed with set up, man tents, water stations, and walk route as well as clean up. Lunch will be provided. Event will be held at ArtsQuest SteelStacks on Founders Way. Call Andrea King, 484-245-6262, andrea.king@heart.org.


BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs volunteers to work 1-1 or in small groups with their athletes in the pool. Practices are held on Tuesday from 6-8pm and start in October; greatest need is first shift from 6-7pm. Volunteers must be strong swimmers, but do not need to know all strokes; freestyle, side stroke, and treading water are a must. Volunteers must complete their Class A Volunteer process which includes a background check (if over 18) and a few online trainings. Call Dana Lindsey, 610-264-3616, volunteers@bethlehemsopa.org.


CEDARBROOK SENIOR CARE & REHAB, Fountain Hill is looking for a volunteer to help with choir. This volunteer will help set up and take down all supplies used during choir every Tuesday 1-3pm. Call Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org.


CELTIC CULTURAL ALLIANCE, Bethlehem invites you to join the 800 new friends waiting to meet you at the Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival on September 28, 29, and 30. Many interesting positions ranging from Stage Hands, Ticket Sales, Supply, Runners, Merchandise Coordinators, to Beer Tappers and Wine Servers. Several positions for those who need to remain seated. Training dates are 9/11 and 9/20. Call Jayne Ann Recker, 610-868-9599, volunteers@celticfest.org.


EASTERN PA DOWN SYNDROME CENTER, Breinigsville – The Lehigh Valley Buddy Walk will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center (rain or shine). Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles from setup to assistance with games and activities, food and water distribution, bounce house assistance, and cleanup. Contact Sue McGorry, mcgorry@gmail.com, 610-402-0188.


LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville is open 7 days a week from 10am-4pm and is looking for volunteers to help on weekdays (Mon.-Fri.). Volunteers help at a variety of interactive stations including: Giraffe Feedings, Lorikeet Landing, Goat and Barn Yard Exhibit Team, and Kangaroo Tour Team. Call Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171 x248, jbieski@lvzoo.org.


PROJECT OF EASTON needs volunteers to help with food pantry donation pickup. Help to gather items donated from neighborhood grocery stores, convenience stores, local farms, etc. and drop off at their Food Pantry. Flexible scheduling between hours of 8:30am-4pm Mondays to Fridays. Must provide own vehicle. Call Dannah Hartman, 610-258-4361 x25, communityrelations@projecteaston.org.


VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem has multiple 9/11 projects to contribute to our service and military personnel, as well as veterans on this National Day of Service and Remembrance. Volunteer opportunities include packing food and personal care boxes, helping at a veteran and military food bank, and grounds upkeep. For more information and to sign up, visit www.volunteerlv.org/911_Day_of_Service. Call 610-807-0336 with any questions.


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