April 10, 2022 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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America On Wheels, Allentown is seeking volunteers for our educational Task Force Committee. We are starting May 4th and meetings will be via ZOOM for 60 minutes for 6 months. This is to align educational programs and develop transition plans from elementary, to middle, high and college or technical school. Minimum age 21. Contact Linda Merkel, Executive Director, 610-432-4200 x11, director@americaonwheels.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000QyoOQEAZ


Have fun doing crafts or playing games and help to keep the kids with special needs stay safe at our exciting summer camp at Camelot for Children in Allentown. Volunteer for one day or as often as you can 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mon-Fri Jun 20-July 29. Teen buddies, adults, and medical personnel needed.

Minimum age 14 or 12 with adult. Contact Lisa Griesemer, 610-791-5683, info@camelotforchildren.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9anwEAB


Do you have a people friendly furry friend (dog/cat) who would love to visit others and be showered with affection, while bringing smiles and joy to our residents one day a week, for about 1 hour?

Cedarbrook Senior Care & Rehab will interview animals and their owners and require pet health documents and Covid-19 vaccine cards for pet owner. Minimum age 13 with adult. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9bEPEAZ


Where to take the bikes you are no longer using? Community Bike Works 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


Help make a visit to the Lehigh Valley Zoo an experience for our guests to remember for a lifetime! Whether volunteering as a docent, with crafts & activities, zoo clean team, or in one of our other volunteer positions, you are helping our Zoo further our mission of conservation and education.

Minimum age is 13. Contact Katie Lerch, 610-799-4171, klerch@lvzoo.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000R9JS9EAN


The sun is finally out, and spring is here!! We invite you to come together and help beautify our neighborhood for our 2nd annual Earth Day community clean-up of the Marvine Pembroke Area. Meet at the Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem (1430 Fritz Dr, Bethlehem 18017) 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on April 23rd. Minimum age 16 or 6 with adult. Coordinated by Marvine Elementary Community School, contact Cesar Cordova, 484-821-7557, ccordova@basdschools.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000QymV1EAJ


Are you considering joining a nonprofit board, or are you currently on a nonprofit board and want to become a more informed participant? The Volunteer Center’s LEAD Now virtual program begins Mondays 4-5:30 p.m. April 25 and includes 5 different classes. For program description and registration information, visit our website at www.volunteerlv.org/LEAD-Now. Questions? Contact Karen Smith, 610- 807-0336, karen@volunteerlv.org.


Individuals with skills in marketing, finance, governance, and social media, as well as those who have access to grants through their companies or other philanthropic groups are encouraged to join the board of directors at Young People’s Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley. Time commitments include attendance at monthly board meetings (currently remote) Sept- June and some committee work in between. Minimum age is 25. Contact Susan Yoder, 215-913-3336, nominating@ypplv.org. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C1P00000NvJScUAN

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