December 6, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO, Schnecksville is looking for volunteers to help make our annual Winter Lights Spectacular event more fun starting November 13th and running to January 2nd. Shifts 5:30PM-10PM for Wednesday and Thursday, and 4:30-10PM for Friday through Sunday. Volunteers will assist with our concession stands, crafts booth, activities booths, attending fire pits, photo booth station, and more. Minimum age:13. Contact Katie Lerch, 610-799-4171 ext. 241,


MEALS ON WHEELS OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY needs individuals to grocery shop for seniors who are unable to go to the store due to disability or concerns of COVID-19. Shoppers receive a grocery list and assigned grocery store and purchase the items on the list. Then, the individuals drop the groceries off at the client’s home. At times, the client may need assistance putting the groceries in cabinets, refrigerator, etc. Facemasks, gloves, hand sanitizer and other supplies to keep you and the client safe from infection provided. Contact Bethany Gray, 610-691-6708,


NORTHEAST COMMUNITY CENTER, Bethlehem needs tutors at the center for their Virtual Support Program 9:00AM – 12:00PM Tuesday through Friday to assist children with assignments, homework, school projects, reading and math and can participate as little as one time per week or as often as the program meets. Background checks and facemasks are required along with daily temperature check. Contact Jackie Jimenez, 610-691-3355,


PHOEBE ALLENTOWN HEALTH CARE is seeking a Friday Front desk receptionist at Phoebe Terrace from 10AM-2PM with some room for variation. Spend time in a fun & friendly environment by answering the phone, greeting visitors and other assorted tasks as willing and able! Contact Daniella Bruno, 610-794-6000,


SHARECARE FAITH IN ACTION, Bethlehem needs many volunteers to help with taking non-Covid-19 clients to their vital appointments. All volunteers will have to attend on-line orientation, provide criminal background check and proof of insurance. Cloth masks & hand sanitizer provided to volunteers. All clients will sit in back seat and wear a mask as well. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177,


THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown needs help to sort and pack toys (no wrapping) for children this holiday season. Groups of 5 people or less will be placed in a large gymnasium to help us get ready to bring smiles to the faces of thousands of children on Christmas morning. Groups will work in 2-hour blocks of time between 9AM and 4PM with 1 hour spacing between each group Dec 9-11 & Dec 14-16. Gloves and masks required. Social distancing a must. Sanitizer provided. Contact Deirdre Govan, 610-432-0128,


TRUTH FOR WOMEN, Bethlehem, owns and operates the Truth Home which is a therapeutic residential home for survivors of sex-trafficking. The home provides a safe place where motivated women can rebuild their lives and provides a warm, family setting for women in an intensive therapeutic environment. We are looking for a Part-time volunteer Grant Writer. Contact Carol Andersen, 570-977-0600,


WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE, Bethlehem needs volunteers to wrap, sort, and pack gifts for local children 11AM-2PM and 6-8PM Tuesdays; 10AM -1PM and 5-7PM Saturdays; 3-6PM Sundays until December 13th. For the distribution event on December 19th volunteers will be needed for shifts 9AM-5PM. Minimum age 16; with parent is 14. Contact Enid Jackson, 610-457-3611,


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