Septembr 8, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

 

ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION is seeking a volunteer for National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11 to run a carpet cleaning machine at their facility. Prior experience running carpet extractor would be helpful, but not necessary. Cal Rosaria Stoops, 610-740-5500, rstoops@armpa.org.

 

AMERICA ON WHEELS, Allentown has a grounds beautification project for 9-11 Day of Service. Help weed/trim/rake out their Children’s Learning Garden and our front and side garden beds. Bring your own garden gloves, rakes, and hedge trimmers, if you have them. Call Liz Hahn, 610-432-4200 x10, fund_development@americaonwheels.org.

 

BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS needs volunteers (14-17 with adult supervision or 18+) to coach swimmers on Tuesday evenings 6-7pm and or 7-8pm from October through June. Must be a strong swimmer, but do not need to know all strokes. Call Liz Dellers, 267-221-7740, bsolizd@gmail.com.

 

FRIENDS OF JOHNSTON, INC., Bethlehem seeks volunteers to work on their Veteran Memorial Garden on 9-11 Day of Service from 9am-12noon. Bring work gloves and shovels, if you have them and be prepared to work outside. Call Victoria Bastidas, 484-241-6117, victoriabastidas01@gmail.com.

 

GIRLS ON THE RUN LEHIGH VALLEY is looking for volunteers to serve as Assistant Coaches. Help girls understand their true inner power and unleash their strength, bravery, and limitless potential. There are over 1,000 girls waiting to participate in Girls on the Run this year who need you. Contact Lisa Fiore, fiorel@diakon.org.

 

INDEPENDENT TRANSPORTATION NETWORK (ITNLehighValley) has a rewarding volunteer opportunity as a driver for seniors in the Lehigh Valley area. Provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores, or to visit a loved one in a nursing home. Choose times, days, and areas you wish to drive. Must have own vehicle and clean driving record. Call Karen Schiavonne, 610-419-1645, karen.schiavone@itnlehighvalley.org.

 

KELLYN FOUNDATION, Tatamy needs volunteers for their Lehigh Valley VegStock on Saturday, October 12 from 11am-5pm at Llantrisant Retreat & Wellness Center in Tatamy. This is a Healthy Harvest Festival with vendors, crafters, musicians, entertainment, games, food, speakers with tips on healthy living, and more. Volunteers are needed on Friday, October 11 for set up. On the day of the event, volunteers will help staff informational tables, sell raffle tickets, act as parking attendants, assist with presentation set up, etc. For more information: www.lvvegstock.org. Contact Amanda at lvvegstock@kelllyn.org.

 

THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH needs volunteers to help get the Ranch ready for their Open House in October by decorating, painting and staining the barn structures, ground maintenance, etc. Families are welcome! This is a 9-11 Day of Service volunteer opportunity. Call Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.

 

THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown has a volunteer opportunity for 9-11 Day of Service from 9am-3pm to do some gardening and landscaping work at The Hospitality House Shelter. Help clean up the exterior spaces of their building. The garden needs some TLC to remove weeds, debris, and overall sprucing up of this area. Bring gloves and work clothes to help with this project. Minor organizing will also be needed indoors. Call Deidre Govan, 610-432-012/8 x220, deidre.govan@use.salvationarmy.org.

 

 

 

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

 


 

 

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