September 25, 2022 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Assist with literacy activities in a kindergarten or first grade classroom in the Allentown School District one hour or more per week. Allentown School District Foundation requires clearances and attendance at an orientation session. The first orientation of the 2022-23 school year will be held at Hays Elementary School on Wednesday, October 5 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.  Pre-registration required. Adults only. Contact Vicki Newhard, 484-765-4121, Website link-


Take compelling photos and videos for marketing and fundraising for Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown. Requires basic photography and video skills, creativity, organizational skills, and attention to detail. Background checks, trainings and all required safe environment paperwork must be completed. 1-5 hours per week. Contact Bob Olney, 610-435-1541 x327, Website link-


Work assembly line style to make, fill and stack boxes filled with food and hygiene items for children and families in need.  Shifts available from 9 a.m. to noon through the end of the month, or 5-8 p.m. on September 29th at Feed the Children in Bethlehem. Minimum age 16 or 11 with adult. Contact Beth Baier, 610-541-2 052, Website link-



Help make a visit to the Lehigh Valley Zoo an experience for our guests to remember for a lifetime! Whether volunteering as a Docent, Crafts & Activities volunteer, Zoo Clean team member, or in one of our other volunteer positions, you are helping our Zoo in Schnecksville further our mission of conservation and education. Minimum age 13. Contact Katie Lerch, 610)-799-4171, website link-


Volunteer Coordinator needed to recruit new volunteers and/or promote opportunities for people who want more hours in their schedule for the Nazareth Center for the Arts. The Volunteer Coordinator will work with the Board to stay informed on administrative changes, schedule changes, etc. Contact Jenny Swanker, 484-554-5867, Website link-


Gift Basket Bingo Fundraiser Saturday, October 8th at Rosemont Lutheran Church in Bethlehem, hosted by Northeast Community Center. We are seeking up to 5 volunteers to assist during the event with tasks including set-up, running of different tables at the event (raffle, food, registration), and clean – up. Shifts available between 10 a.m. – 6 p. m. Contact Paula Johnson, 610-691-3355, Website link-


Volunteers are needed for vision screenings in Lehigh Valley public schools, preschools, and day care centers for children ages 6 months and up. Assist in entering data in our Spot machine to enable us to screen the children’s eyes and to help us with reading fun stories and educating the children about eye health and safety. Training provided by Sights For Hope. Flexible monthly shifts. Contact Rita Lang, 610-433-6018 x225, Website link-


Join us on October 16th for our Open Gate Farm Tour 1- 5 p.m. at The Gress Mountain Ranch, Orefield. Help needed with many areas, including set up before the event at 10AM, visitor parking, bake sale table, food & beverage tables, ‘gate keeper’ for animal stalls, and breakdown after the event at 5PM. Minimum age 14. Contact Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122,

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Visit our website for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities or contact us at 610- 807-0336, for more information.