December 15, 2019 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers to help welcome in the New Year at PeepsFest on December 30-31. This is a family-friendly way to usher in the new year. Help with crafts/games on the second floor of the ArtsQuest Center, ticket scanning on the Third Floor Disco Lounge, be a s’mores seller with a front row seat to view the large light-up Peep or bring cheer throughout the town as a course marshal for the PeepsFest 5K. Sign up or call Courtney Angle, 610-332-1354.


CENTER FOR VISION LOSS, Whitehall needs volunteers to assist clients with visual impairment during a weekly walk at the Lehigh Valley Mall every Wednesday from 9-10:30am. All volunteers will be trained in sighted guide procedures. All volunteers must use their own transportation to the Mall and have a current FBI Criminal Background Clearance. Call Rita Lang, 610-433-6018 x225,


GUARDIANSHIP SUPPORT AGENCY, INC., Allentown needs individuals/groups/or families to spend time with people who are residing in assisted living facilities or skilled nursing facilities. Activities could include playing cards, board games, sitting outside, or just chatting since many of our clients do not have regular/consistent visitors. Call Kristen Pesarcik, 610-351-2013,


LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville has fun volunteer opportunities available for you to earn FREE passes to their Winter Light Spectacular. Volunteers help with costumed characters, holiday crafts and activities, fire pits, concession and hot chocolate stands, guest parking, and more! Each night you volunteer earns an Admission Ticket. Shifts are Wed/Thurs 5-9:30pm, Fri/Sat/Sun 4:30-9:30pm. Volunteers age 10-12 need adult supervision. Call Julia Seeley, 610-799-4171 x248,


NORTHEAST COMMUNITY CENTER, Bethlehem is looking for a volunteer Softball/Baseball instructor to lead and introduce children grades 1-12 in learning the fundamentals, sportsmanship, and commitment to play on a softball/baseball team. The program will run late afternoon/early evening for six weeks during the months of April/May; exact dates to be determined based on instructor availability. Team will practice one hour per week. Call Jackie Jimenez, 610-691-3355,


ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Allentown needs volunteers to assist students with shopping at their Student Holiday Shop on Monday, December 16 from 8am-2pm. Volunteers will also monitor items and goods that students purchase for their families and pick up students from classrooms and bring them to the shop. Call Nashira Williams, 484-765-4461,


THE PERFECT FIT FOR WORKING WOMEN, Allentown is looking for fashion-savvy volunteers to serve as volunteer retail and stock associates in their resale boutique. Volunteers will greet clients, customers, and donors; receive, sort, tag, and hang clothing donations; assist customers with selections, and perform light housekeeping duties, as necessary. Standing for several hours and light lifting are necessary. Shifts are flexible and available Monday-Friday. Call Heidi Lennick, 484-408-9607,


WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE, Bethlehem needs volunteers to help set up for the Annual Holiday Party at Broughal Middle School on Friday, December 20 from 4-8pm. Volunteers are also needed for the party on Saturday, December 21. Volunteers will work with children and their families on Saturday in various positions including hallway monitors, café assistants, door monitors, registration table, photo booth assistant, and face painter. Please call prior to dates to confirm your attendance. Call Dr. Enid Jackson, 610-355-6309,
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