Updated December 2, 2018 | Youth  & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley


ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION is looking for 100 volunteers to read to kindergartners in 60 classrooms in 14 schools across the city. Next training is Thursday, December 13 from 2-3pm at Jackson Elementary Childhood Center, 517 N.15th St., street parking available. Background clearances required; directions on how to obtain them will be distributed. Deadline to respond is December 6. Call Vicki, 484-765-4121, newhardv@allentownsd.org.


ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt is open 6 weekends now to Dec 23. Volunteers (min age 15 or 14 w/adult) are needed for various positions like booth attendants, St. Nick’s assistants, merchandise helpers, customer service assistants, and much more. Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney Angle, 610-332-1354.


CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY, Bethlehem has opportunities for volunteers who love to wrap presents for shoppers at The Outlets at Sands, Bethlehem, on several dates and times in December. The proceeds benefit the Cancer Support Community of Greater Lehigh Valley. Two volunteers are needed for each date. For more specific info, call Nancy Petiet, 610-861-7555, npetiet@cancersupportglv.org.


LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, LCC, Schnecksville needs experienced business people to provide confidential business mentoring services in person and online. Lead seminars and workshops to help small business owners meet goals and achieve success. Training provided.   Call Tracy Damiani, 610-266-3000, tracy.damiani@scorevolunteer.org.


LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville is seeking volunteers to help with their Winter Light Spectacular from 5-10pm every Wednesday through Sunday, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day from now through December 30. Volunteers help with games and holiday activities, snack stands, costumed characters, fire pits, admission, and more. All opportunities are outdoors, so dress weather appropriate! To schedule, call Julia Bieski, 610-799-4171 x248, jbieski@lvzoo.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.


PHOEBE HOME, Allentown needs holiday volunteers for the following: Christmas Parties during the week of December 17th; Christmas Day visit with residents who do not have families and to help with special programming; December 26 through 29- help with Marathon Bingo Event; and Holiday Events throughout the month of December.   For more info, call Eileen Mihocko or Joan Wickel, 610-794-5366 or 610-794-5364, emihocko@phoebe.org or jwickel@phoebe.org.


PROJECT OF EASTON INC. is looking for an outgoing person to volunteer at the front desk of their Fowler Literacy Center from 9:30am-12:30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. This volunteer will answer phones and direct calls to the appropriate person and service, as well as assist walk-in clients with information. Must complete a basic intake for potential client and schedule appointments for intake sessions. Bi-lingual volunteers are preferred. Call Tom Harper, 610-258-4361, tharper@projecteaston.org.

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