Updated June 2, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION needs volunteers to do or refer drywall contractor(s) who would donate time and materials to demo and repair 3 interior walls at their facility on Sunday, June 30 from 9am-5pm. Wall 1 is an old plaster lathe wall that needs to be demo’d and sheetrock put up. Walls 2 & 3 are in classroom/clinic area where sheetrock is in poor repair due to water damage. Call Michael Mauro, 610-740-5500 x332, mikemauro@armpa.org.

 

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers (adult supervision for age 14-17) to join the best music festival in North America – Musikfest! Join your friends, family, and coworkers and support your community. ArtsQuest has a job for everyone from beer tapping to keeping the festival grounds clean, and much more! Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney at 610-332-1354 for a paper application.

 

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown has fun volunteer opportunities available at their Dragon Boat Festival from 7am-3pm on Saturday, June 15 at Evergreen Lake, Bath. Be part of this special event by being parking attendants, setting-up and cleaning-up, selling raffle tickets and t-shirts, or marshalling boat launch or stand-by boating teams. Call Nancy Petiet, 610-861-7555, npetiet@cancersupportglv.org.

 

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, Easton needs Visitor Service Volunteers and National Canal Museum Docents/Guides for the 2019 season (June – December). Service volunteers act as greeters or assist in the Gift Shop. Guides help bring history to life for visitors. Training and reading materials are provided. Weekly/biweekly shifts from 11am-4:30pm Wednesdays through Sundays. Minimum age is 16+ with adult for both positions. Call Kelly Prentice, 484-895-5883, communications@delawareandlehigh.org.

 

GRACEDALE NURSING HOME, Nazareth is looking for high school students (14+ years) to participate in a summertime Junior Volunteer Program. Students generally assist in one of these areas: resident transport, activity assistants, and one-on-one visits. Hours Monday – Friday 9am-3pm with a commitment of at least one day a week required. Orientation sessions are June 13 & 20. Call Jennie Repsher, 610-829-3823, jrepsher@northamptoncounty.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. They are currently in need of teams to visit residents at Saucon Valley Manor, Hellertown from 6:30-7:30pm on Thursdays and residents of Country Meadows, Allentown on Wednesdays from 6-6:45pm. Therapy dog teams must be registered PoYC tested teams. For more info, call Helene Skopek-Krygier, 570-814-6078, poycdogs@yahoo.com.

 

SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem provides free volunteer services to elderly/disabled persons such as transportation, shopping, visitations, and therapy dog visits. They currentlyneed volunteers to be friendly visitors to visit home-bound people in Lehigh and Northampton County. Insurance and training will be provided. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177, sharecare8@aol.com.

 

VOLUNTEER CENTER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is recruiting high school students entering 10th,, 11th, or 12th grade for their goLEAD Leadership Program which will take place from 9am-3pm on Monday, July 15 to Friday, July 19. This program helps participants develop critical leadership skills while preparing a capstone service project. Applications may be found on www.volunteerlv.org and must be submitted by June 24. Call 610-807-0336, vc@volunteerlv.org.

 

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