Updated November 4, 2018 | Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley


CENTER FOR VISION LOSS, Allentown needs volunteers to assist clients with visual impairment during a weekly walk at the Lehigh Valley Mall from 9-10:30am every Wednesday. Training provided but must have own transportation to get to the Mall. Current FBI Criminal Background Check is required.   Call Rita Lang, 610-433-6018 x225, rita.lang@centerforvisionloss.org.


GREATER VALLEY YMCA, Easton/Phillipsburg Branch is looking for volunteers to join them in serving breakfast to their participants and the community, as well as assist in wrapping gifts bought on site at their Vendor Sale from 8am-2pm on Saturday, December 1. Call Jill Agosta, 610-258-6158 x25, jillagosta@gv-ymca.org.


HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES invites you to volunteer at their Annual Historic Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run in beautiful historic downtown Bethlehem on Friday, November 23 from 11:45am-3:15pm or 3:15-7pm. Volunteers will hand out t-shirts and bibs to participants. Call Kristen Walsh, 610-691-6055, kwalsh@historicbethlehem.org.


HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS need volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need. This program coordinated by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is a great project for large/small groups, clubs, classes, families, and individuals. To participate, go to www.volunteerlv.org and fill out a 2018 Donor Pledge Form. Filled shoeboxes may be dropped off at UGI Auditorium at 2121 City Line Ave., Bethlehem from 12noon-6pm on Tuesday 11/27 through Friday 11/30.


LEHIGH VALLEY BUSINESS GROUP needs volunteers to help sort donations for our 3 Lehigh Valley H.O.P.E. clothing room locations. All are welcome to help during the day, evenings, and weekends. This is great for groups, individuals, retirees, special needs, and others. They also need someone who can create flyers and develop a quarterly newsletter. Call Kevin Cope, 484-274-3245, kcope@lvbg.org.


MEALS ON WHEELS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is seeking individuals or teams to deliver meals to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. Current openings in Slatington on Mondays and Tuesdays and in Allentown on Mondays and Wednesdays. Call Dawn Stillwagen, 610-398-2563, dawns@mowglv.org.


PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY THERAPY DOGS, INC., Kutztown seeks volunteers with therapy dogs to visit residents of various nursing homes throughout the Lehigh Valley area. Bringing smiles to people’s faces is their pleasure. Therapy dog teams must be registered PoYC tested teams. For more info, call Helene Skopek-Krygier, 570-814-6078, poycdog@yahoo.com.


VALLEY YOUTH HOUSE, Bethlehem is looking for groups (6-10 people) to paint living rooms and bedrooms at their Maternity Group Home and Lehigh Valley Shelter during the hours of 9am-1:30pm M-F. For more information and to select a date, call Emily Conners, 610-820-0166 X1318, econners@valleyyouthhouse.org.

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