May 29, 2022 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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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 Buddies are needed for one day or as often as you can, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., June 20 – July 29. Teen buddies, adults, and medical personnel needed. Minimum age 12 or 8 with adult. Contact Lisa Griesemer, 610-791- 5683, Website link-


Your kindness can help our residents feel beautiful. Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehab is looking for dedicated volunteers for our Fountain Hill site to escort our residents downstairs to our in-house beauty shop. This could be 1 to 3 days a week, depending on your preference, on Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 12 noon, and Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Minimum age 13. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610-336-5684, Website link-


Help turn tongues blue for the 35th Annual Blueberry Festival on July 16th and 17th, hosted by Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites. Two shifts per day are available and volunteers get a t-shirt and free piece of pie or ice cream scoop. Spots also available for set up during the week before and market- to-go/clean up during the week after. Minimum age 16 or 15 with adult. Contact Tavia Minnich, 610- 6916055, Website link-


Pick up meals from 1 of 8 sites in the Lehigh Valley & deliver to home-bound seniors & adults with disabilities. Deliveries start at 10 a.m. weekdays & take about 1 to 1.5 hours to complete. Full directions and pre-delivery training provided by Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Greatest need at our Allentown, Easton & Nazareth sites. Minimum age 18 or 16 with adult. Contact Dawn Stillwagen, 610-841-7011, Website link-


Greet visitors during gallery hours and provide information about the featured artist(s) and Nazareth Center for the Arts. Shifts are 2-4 hours between 12 noon and 4 p.m. on Saturdays & Sundays. You are welcome to bring your art, craft, or practice your instrument during your gallery hours. Minimum age 17 with adult. Looking for people that can volunteer at least once a month but would love weekly volunteers. Contact Jenny Swanker, 484-554-5867, Website link-


Volunteer Drivers are needed to take elderly or disabled people grocery shopping and/or medical appointments. Mileage reimbursement available and excess automobile insurance provided by ShareCare Faith in Action. Must submit to a criminal background check and attend an orientation training. One to two rides a month makes a difference in someone’s life. Minimum age 21 or 18 with adult. Contact Lynn Heiney, 610-867-2177, Website link-


Support our foster closet in Emmaus with The Kindness Exchange. Minimum of 3 hours per month are required. Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-driven, reliable, and have sensitivity, compassion, and a pleasant personality while working with a vulnerable group of families and children. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Background checks required. Contact Jenae Holtzhafer, 484-232-9674, Website link-


YLEAD is a leadership and service program for Lehigh Valley high school students (entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall) hosted by Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. Participants in the program develop critical leadership skills while working to support nonprofit organizations through service projects. Two sessions offered are July 11-15, or July 25-29, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Application and payment options available on our website, . Any questions, contact Sierra Mamay, 610-807-0336,


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