December 13, 2020 | Youth & Adult Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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AMERICAN RED CROSS PA RIVERS CHAPTER has a virtual volunteer opportunity to make follow-up calls to military members and/or families to determine if their needs are met, providing other follow-up actions needed for complete and timely client service. Time commitment: 2 days/week; 2-3 hours each day; approximately 15 calls per shift. Requires internet & database skills, training and background check. Contact Ann Borysowski, 484-403-4718,


BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LEHIGH VALLEY is looking for compassionate and energetic volunteers to become ‘Bigs’ for youth ages seven (7) to sixteen (16) in Lehigh and Northampton County. Our matches typically meet twice a month and can participate in activities that they are most interested in. Orientation, interview, references and clearances required, and a commitment to being matched with your Little for at least one year. Contact David DelaRosa,


LEHIGH COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY, Allentown is looking for Cat & Dog Lovers! Cat Care duties would include cleaning, feeding, and socializing the cats while they wait for their forever homes. Dogs need daily walks – different time slots are available Monday thru Sunday. Orientation will be held for all new volunteers! Contact Steph Skyroitis, 610-797-1205,


LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE needs Volunteer Mentors to coach Entrepreneurs at no charge for our local chapter in the nation-wide SCORE organization. We partner with the SBA and local agencies who assist small business startups or local small businesses who need assistance. Contact Tracy Damiani, 610-266-3000,


MILLER KEYSTONE BLOOD CENTER is currently looking for reliable volunteers to prescreen donors at our Donor Centers in Easton 7:30-11:00AM or 11:00AM-2:00PM every Monday. This opportunity consists of asking donors 3-4 questions that are COVID-19 related and taking a forehead temperature. This is an ongoing opportunity. You must be over 18 years of age. Sorry but we cannot accommodate community service hours requests. Contact Kathy Hoy, 610-691-5850,


SIXTH STREET SHELTER, Allentown is looking for help spreading some holiday cheer! Instead of Adopting a Family directly, we are asking for gift cards & items on our Amazon wish list to keep everything as COVID-19-friendly as possible. You can have them sent directly to the Sixth Street Shelter at 219 N. Sixth Street, Allentown, PA 18102. Please send to the Shelter by December 15th so that we’re able to get everything out to the residents in time for holiday shopping! For more information contact us at 610-435-1490, (subject: Holiday Program)


THE WHOLE LIFE CENTER, Easton, needs a volunteer 10 or 10:30AM to approximately 1or 2PM weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and every other Wednesday at our pantry location in Easton. Volunteer will supervise, assign and coordinate with daily volunteers, and assist the Director with a variety of administrative work. It would be a plus to be able to drive a box truck to pick-up food from Sam’s Club, help unload, weigh and on different days deliver the food to other organizations in the Easton area. Contact Donna Lavin, 610-746-6405,


UNITED WAY OF THE GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY needs volunteers to make weekly friendly visitation calls to seniors enrolled at a senior center or assisted living as part of our initiative to reduce social isolation during the COVID-19 Pandemic. To make these phone calls, you need to go through a background check facilitated by SeniorCorps. Contact Jonathan Vargas, 610-807-5712,


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