February 7, 2021 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown, is looking to recruit volunteers to be a part of a run or walk group that will represent Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley at run/walk events in the Lehigh Valley. No running or walking experience is necessary! Just enthusiasm and availability to participate in race events throughout 2021. Contact Nancy Petiet, 610-861-7555, npetiet@cancersupportglv.org.


CENTER FOR CAREER PATHWAYS AND LITERACY, Allentown is looking for virtual tutors for our Adult Literacy program. Tutor via Zoom with individuals or groups in areas of math, reading, writing, social studies & science. Virtual tutors are also needed to assist English as a Second Language students with reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Flexible schedules and all materials are provided. Minimum age 22: bachelor’s degree & clearances required. Contact Olga Jaeger, 610-799-1946, ojaeger@lccc.edu.


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, tracy.damiani@scorevolunteer.org.


SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK, Nazareth is seeking applications for Marketing & Development Internship positions for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. Interns will be responsible for assisting across multiple program areas including communications, public relations, event coordination, fund development, and general administrative duties around the needs of the Development Department. Please send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Matthews, Development Coordinator, at lmatthews@caclv.org and include Marketing and Development Intern in the subject line.


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. KN95 facemasks & sanitizer wipes provided to volunteers. All clients will sit in back seat and wear a facemask as well. Call Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177, sharecare8@aol.com.


THE GRESS MOUNTAIN RANCH, Orefield needs 2 volunteers per day to assist with feeding and watering the animals, and groups no bigger than 5 to help with grounds maintenance, composting, cleaning stalls. Minimum age 14 or with parent supervision is 10. Volunteers are required to wear masks and to social distance. To arrange a day/time, call Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com.


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 Jonathon Vargas, 610-597-6409, jonathanv@unitedwayglv.org.


YOUNG PEOPLE’S PHILHARMONIC OF THE LV, Bethlehem is a youth orchestra serving 120 middle & high school students in the Greater Lehigh Valley. We are looking for Board members with legal, accounting, and financial skills, as well as individuals who have access to grants through their companies or other philanthropic groups. Time commitments include attendance at monthly Board meetings Sept- June and some committee work in between. Board terms are 2 years in duration and terms may be renewed 3 times. Contact Emily Zettlemoyer, 610-868-9888, nominating@ypplv.org.

For more volunteer opportunities please visit https://www.volunteerlv.org/