January 16, 2022 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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CATHOLIC CHARITIES, DIOCESE OF ALLENTOWN is looking for a volunteer to create a new format for our annual report using captivating photos and creative storytelling of the transformations facilitated by our services, and recognize our donors. Business writing, graphic design, photography, and storytelling skills needed. Can be done virtually with some in-person meetings. Contact Bob Olney, 610-435-1541 x327, rolney@allentowndiocese.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0N4z000006tjwEEAQ


COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Lehigh Valley is looking for volunteers to coordinate Bike Drives within your family, workplace, and social networks. We accept bikes in any condition. Our focus is 20″ wheels and larger. If you gather the bikes, we’ll pick them up if you have 10 or more. Contact 610-434-1140, james@communitybikeworks.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9H4pEAF


GREATER VALLEY YMCA is seeking community volunteers to join us for our “Read With Me” guest reader project. Volunteers will join us at one of our branches (Allentown or Slate Belt) from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to read a nutrition education-based kids book to a childcare classroom and participate in a nutrition-based activity with the children. All books and activity materials are provided. Minimum age 16; suitable for a group of two. Contact Haley Turner, 610-438-6065, haleyturner@gv-ymca.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011a00000pdGrVAAU


HISPANIC CENTER LEHIGH VALLEY, Bethlehem is looking for volunteers to assist with food prep, serving & interacting with our seniors, and keeping our kitchen space neat & organized. No habla español? No problemo! We can teach you, too! We need 3 volunteers from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the kitchen area. Contact Liza Perez, 610-868-7800, lizaperezleon@hclv.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9DXSEA3


MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY OF SERVICE Monday, January 17 – Make it a Day On, Not a Day Off. MLK Day is an opportunity for individuals & groups to work together to serve their community and have a positive impact. The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley has several local opportunities and information for virtual opportunities on our website. https://www.volunteerlv.org/mlk


THE LEHIGH CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES, Allentown is looking for individuals or groups of 4 volunteers to help in the soup kitchen. We operate Monday-Friday and serve three meals a day. Breakfast is 8-9 a.m., Lunch is 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Dinner is 4-4:30 p.m. Dates and time slots needed will vary due to consistent volunteer groups. Contact Chris Moran, 610-433-6421 x6113, cmoran@lehighchurches.org. Website Link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9HVhEAN


THE WHOLE LIFE CENTER, Easton needs strong volunteers 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays to help unload the truck from Sam’s Club, weigh each box, put food in freezers or fridge, then reload truck for additional deliveries. Max group of 4 and 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. Webpage link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R8US9EAN


WHITEHALL HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY is looking for community members to join our Board of Directors and assist in our mission to share and preserve the history of Whitehall. New recruits must be approved by current board members and attend monthly meetings, participate in fundraising & special events, help to maintain archives, and more. Contact Alice Liberman, 610-776-7280, whps@verizon.net. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9HetEAF


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