October 17, 2021 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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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

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. Website link – https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R7zmbEAB

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

HOLIDAY HOPE CHESTS needs volunteers to donate wrapped shoeboxes filled with age-appropriate items for Lehigh Valley’s children in need. Suggested gift lists are provided on our website. This program, coordinated by the Volunteer Center, is a great project for large/small groups, clubs, classes, families, and individuals. To participate, go to www.volunteerlv.org/holiday-hope-chests and fill out a 2021 Donor Pledge Form.

LEHIGH VALLEY CHILDREN’S CENTER is planning a holiday party for our staff and their families on Saturday, December 11 at Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall. We may have up to 200 in attendance. We would like adult volunteers to play our holiday elves and conduct activities for the children. Shifts begin at 8 a.m. with set up and end at 3:30 p.m. with clean up. Contact Shawn Bariana, (610) 820-5333 ext. 205, sbariana@lvcconline.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8pIaEAJ

ST. LUKE’S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK,Geisinger Campus, Orwigsburg,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 CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, Allentown is looking for board members who will represent the diverse populations we serve and bring new perspectives to guide the organization. The Board of Directors is the governing body for the organization, making decisions about the mission, personnel and financial objectives, and programming. Board members participate in committees such as board development, resource development, marketing, finance, etc. Contact Diana Ortiz, 610-443-1595, dortiz@thechc.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8JFUEA3

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


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