October 3, 2021 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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ANTINANCO EARTH ARTS SCHOOL will be planting American Chestnut trees and other native food-producing trees at The Lee and Virginia Graver Arboretum of Muhlenberg College in Bath, PA on October 16th, 2021. We are seeking local volunteers, youth groups, high school, and undergrad students to participate in the tree planting event. The day will include educational presentations and the distribution of educational materials. Contact Olga Sher, 917-685-1223, osher@antinanco.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8I4OEAV


ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem needs your help for Oktoberfest, October 1st – 3rd, and 8th -10th. Lots of shifts available for serving beer for those 21 or older, plus several other positions available for younger volunteers 18+, or 14-17 with adult. ID Checkers/wrist-banders, Eco-squad, retail assistance, dog-themed events and more! Holy schnitzel! There’s so much to do at Oktoberfest! Contact Cory Stevens, 610-332-1370, cstevens@artsquest.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8GQnEAN


CEDARBROOK SENIOR CARE AND REHAB – Fountain Hill & Allentown is looking for volunteers to come on a weekly basis 10-11:45 a.m. or 1:45-3:35 p.m.  to assist with games, coloring and/or craft activities with our residents. Adult volunteers must pass a PA criminal history clearance. Students can complete their community service hours. All volunteers must have completed their COVID 19 vaccine. Minimum age 13. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R7t0vEAB


CIVIC THEATRE OF ALLENTOWN is looking for ushers for our upcoming live production of Annie, Thursday through Sunday, beginning Sept 24 through Oct 10. Show patrons to their seats and help clean-up the theater when the performance ends. All ushers are required to wear all black and a mask while working, and to show proof of vaccination. Contact Susan Fread, 610-432-8943, housemanager@civictheatre.com. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8GOmEAN


COMMUNITY ACTION LEHIGH VALLEY is hosting A Day of North Side Beautification 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. We are seeking volunteers to participate in a trash pick-up and stenciling art on the playground at Friendship Park. Proper face masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Snacks, water & supplies provided. Minimum age 16 with adult. Contact Maison Allen, 484-893-1129, mallen@caclv.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8HtdEAF


HISPANIC CENTER OF LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem seeks hardworking volunteers to assist with donation deliveries to the food pantry. On Fridays, volunteers would go to Sam’s Club collection site if needed, load the van, unload donation at the Center, count, and record quantities of donation, and organize food on shelves so it is ready for distribution. On the third Thursday of the month, we receive a delivery from the Food Bank where the same process occurs. Min age 16 and must be able to lift 25–30-pound boxes of food. Contact Diana Sanchez, 610-868-7800, ext. 245, diana.sanchez@sluhn.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R7oNzEAJ

ST. LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK, Lehighton Campus, needs volunteers for several departments: Lobby Greeters, Patient Advocates, Emergency Department (minimum age 18) while also assisting with various supportive duties. Minimum age 14 except emergency department. Contact Karen Hein, 484-526-4600, volunteers@sluhn.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011a00000KYGbiAAH


THE WHOLE LIFE CENTER, Easton needs volunteers 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month to assist with assembling boxes of food and then take out to clients’ cars. Also, one or two volunteers are needed 9:30 to11 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month to assemble boxes of Fresh Food for Seniors. All volunteers must be over 18 and under 65: we cannot accept volunteers for community service hours. Contact Donna Lavin, 610-746-6405, donna@wholelifectr.org. Link to webpage: https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R7oteEAB

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