Updated July 21, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, Allentown needs a volunteer to do weekly gardening: to donate, plant flowers, and weed their Gateway Center entrance. This person should be a self-starter who will bring all needed tools, maintain trees/shrubs, and weed weekly. A volunteer is also needed to stain their gazebo. Call Rosaria Stoops, 610-740-5500, rstoops@armpa.org.

 

EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC, (EQUINE ASSISTED ACTIVITIES & THERAPIES), Nazareth needs volunteers (ages 14+) to help during three weeks of half-day Horse Camp. Camp dates/camper ages are August 5-9 (ages 13+), August 12-16 (ages 8-12), and August 19-23 (students 4-7). Training to be a side helper or activity helper will be provided; training session is 12:30-3:30pm on August 8/3. Call Devin Munoz, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.

 

GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN PA, Allentown invites volunteers to come and make an impact on girls in your community and watch as they make an impact in the world. As a Girl Scout volunteer, you have the potential to change girls’ lives and help them make their own success. Guide, mentor, and cheer girls on as they take the lead, advocating for themselves and their community to create the future they want to see. Call Dale Marie Moelter, 267-443-0026, dmoelter@gsep.org.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown needs grocery shoppers, especially in Lehigh County area. Shopper picks up order from customer service at designated store, shops for items listed, and delivers them to client’s home. Flexible scheduling and training dates. Call Dawn Stillwagen, 610-841-7011, dawns@mowglv.org.

 

NEW BETHANY MINISTRIES, Bethlehem has volunteer opportunities with their Digital Choice Food Pantry. They need volunteers to enter inventory into their grocery database, stock shelves, and distribute orders to guests on a regular basis (daily, weekly, or monthly) from 9am-noon, weekdays. Individual volunteers or groups up to four people accepted. Call Brandy Garofalo, 610-691-5602 x210, bgarofalo@newbethanyministries.org.

 

NCC CENTER FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS, Bethlehem (Fowler Southside Center) seeks volunteers for possible future openings as volunteer classroom aides in Adult Basic Education, GED test prep, and English as a Second Language classrooms. A Volunteer Tutor Orientation will be held in August; pre-registration is required. Call Kathy Rector, 610-332-6424, krector@northampton.edu.

 

PHOEBE HEALTH CARE CENTER, Allentown needs individuals/families/group volunteers (age 13+ or entering 8th grade) to help transport residents to/from their rooms before/after a Pool Party on July 25, a Summer Picnic on 8/7, and a Summer Concert on 8/24. These are also great opportunities to visit with the residents and enjoy good music and food. For more details, call Eileen Mihocko, 610-794-5366, emihocko@phoebe.org.

 

THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Allentown is looking for volunteers to join their Events Committee to plan various events throughout the year, help with prep, and attend the actual events. Some currently scheduled events are Family Picnic, Community Art Show, Trunk & Treat, Christmas Party, and more. Their next Events Committee meeting is Monday, July 22 from 5:30-6:30pm. Call Jessica Jacobs, 610-821-7706, Jessica.jacobs@use.salvationarmy.org.

 

 

Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.