February 28, 2021 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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EQUI-LIBRIUM THERAPEUTIC HORSEMANSHIP, Nazareth strives to provide individuals the opportunity to reach their highest potential through the benefits of horse-related activities and therapies. Our Fundraising Committee is looking to grow and engage with more dedicated and committed community members with skills in Fundraising/Sponsorship, Operations & Logistics, Marketing & Promotion, or Finance. Time Commitment is 4-8 hours per month (includes meeting, outreach, events) and attend monthly, or bi-weekly committee meetings. Contact Pam Spigel, 610-365-2266, volunteercoordinator@equi-librium.org.


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY RESTORE, Whitehall is always in need of eager, willing, and excited volunteers to help with accepting donations, cleaning, organization, and customer service 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Contact Gina Loiacono, 610-776-7737, gina@habitatlv.org.


INDEPENDENT TRANSPORTATION NETWORK LEHIGH VALLEY provides 24/7 door through door ride service for seniors age 60 and over and visually impaired adults to any destination in the Lehigh Valley. In order to provide this service, we need volunteer drivers to help us with the increasing demand for rides. All rides in Lehigh Valley only. Drive when and where you want. No minimum hours required. Must have own vehicle and clean driving record.  Contact Jessie Shappell, 610-419-1645, jessie.shappell@itnlehighvalley.org.


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.


MORNINGSTAR LIVING, Nazareth is looking for a certified instructor in Tai Chi to virtually teach basic elements for one to three hours per week for small groups of older active adults in a retirement community 9 – 10 am weekday mornings and/or one afternoon. Retiree welcome! Enjoy meeting interesting new people in a friendly work environment. Contact Laurie Brunstetter, 610-746-1334, laurieb@moravian.com.


MUSEUM OF INDIAN CULTURE, Allentown is looking for a remote volunteer to write for the museum’s in-house newsletter, Indian Culture Quarterly, that keeps our members updated to our activities, current American Indian news topics, interesting ancient history, and more. Prior writing experience required. Docents are also needed to greet and provide visitors with an educational experience about Native American lifeways and history as it pertains to our exhibits. Tour Guide shifts are flexible 10 am – 4 pm Thursday – Sunday. Training is provided. Contact Pat Rivera, 610-797-2121, info@museumofindianculture.org.


ST. LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK needs YOUR help! We are currently seeking volunteers at all campus locations to assist in our COVID-19 vaccine clinics as well as our hospital lobbies to assist with wayfinding and other support. Minimum age 14. Visit our website www.slhn.org/volunteerNOW or call 484-526-4600, option 2.


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, 610-807-5759, 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/