Updated November 25, 2018 | Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

 

AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM, Allentown can use helping hands with the following: Tour Guides & Docents – presenting tours to group/individuals sharing the fascinating history within the Museum collection (on-site training is available). The team of volunteers helps ensure that the Museum is one of the best in educational programs/lectures/exhibits and entertainment where visitors can learn about the history of the automobile. Exhibit rotates every six months. Call James Benetzky, 610-432-4200 x22, museumadmin@americaonwheels.org.

 

FAMILY PROMISE OF LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is looking for drivers to transport their client families from their day center in Allentown to our congregations for 2 hours in morning and 2 hours in evening. Flexible opportunities. Call Jim Byrnes, 484-633-5121, byrnesjim@msn.com.

 

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.

 

LEHIGH VALLEY BUSINESS GROUP is starting Project Keep Warm (PKW) to collect new/gently used winter items (coats, hats, gloves, boots, warm socks, sleeping bags, blankets, tents – NO clothing) and distribute to the less fortunate in our area. Consider being a drop off location; join the PKW planning committee; donation coordinator within your business/social group; volunteer to pick up & deliver donations; or help sort & deliver items to the streets or shelters. See www.lvbg.org/events/project-keep-warm/ for a list of drop off locations. Contact projectkeepwarm@lvbg.org.

 

PBS39/WLVT, Bethlehem is holding a Holiday Party December 15 in the SteelStacks campus for the TeleBear Cub Club and needs volunteers from 9:30am-12:30pm. Volunteers will assist with crafts, facilitate movie time, help with pictures with Santa and TeleBear, and assist with other fun activities. All volunteers need to provide criminal and child abuse clearances; details for obtaining will be provided. Deadline for inquiry is December 11. Call Genesis Ortega, 610-867-4677, genesiso@wlvt.org

 

THE SALVATION ARMY of the GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem needs cooking teams to prepare community meals on Sundays, serving at 1pm. This is an excellent opportunity for service clubs, church groups, employee groups, friend groups, etc. This is a year-round volunteer opportunity. Meal contents provided. Call Jeff Kulls, 484-554-7992, jeffkulls@hotmail.com.

 

VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem needs volunteers to help with our Holiday Hope Chests program. Shifts start 10AM through 6PM Tues Nov 27 – Fri Nov 30 for wrapping empty shoe boxes. Also 10AM through 3PM Mon Dec 3 – Wed Dec 5 to fill orders & help load vehicles of nonprofits. Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs. Minimum age 10 with parental support. Location City Line Road, Bethlehem. Register online: https://form.jotform.com/82845229700155

 

WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE, Bethlehem needs volunteers to help gift wrap now through December 14 at their 301 Broadway, 5th Floor, Bethlehem location. Times: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays – 5-7pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm, and Sunday 4-7pm. All ages welcome! Call to confirm for entry to the building. Call Dr. Enid Jackson, 610-202-1273, bethlehemwomenofexcellence@gmail.com.

 

 

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