March 26, 2023 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Join Antinanco Earth Arts School at Graver Arboretum of Muhlenberg in Bath 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 18 to celebrate Earth Day Tree Week. We will perform light TLC for 100+ American Chestnut, Paw Paw, Persimmon and other trees that were planted in prior years, inspect the trees for any damage, and adjust rodent and deer protection. Minimum age 14. Contact Olga Sher, 917-685-1223, Website link-


A Volunteer Ombudsman is a community neighbor who is specially trained to find answers and resolve simple problems older adults experience in the long-term care system in Northampton County and Lehigh County. A particular need is for bi-lingual volunteers (English and Spanish). Background checks are required. Training is provided by Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown. Contact Bob Olney, 610-435-1541 x327, Website link-


Our residents love to sing and to hear music, they just need some help getting to the in-house activity. Cedarbrook Senior Care in Allentown has live entertainment on Monday and Saturday afternoons 1:30-3:45 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help escort residents to the auditorium (includes pushing wheelchairs.) All volunteers must provide their COVID vaccine card, social security card and PA Photo ID/Driver’s License for Criminal Background Clearance. Minimum age 13. Contact Kerry Magliane, 610- 336-5684, Website link-


Tour guides at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts lead guests through the museum while presenting a lively and educational narrative about the changing styles of the decorative arts over more than three centuries, answering visitor questions and helping guests to step back in time. Docents will receive training from Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites to provide an engaging tour experience for visitors of all ages! Contact Charlotte Filiciotto, 610-868-6868, Website link-


Project Blueprint is a leadership development program designed to help nonprofit organizations develop boards that are reflective of the culturally diverse communities they serve. Diverse volunteers are invited to attend the six virtual sessions scheduled 5:15 – 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, April 11 to May 16, with an in-person networking session with nonprofits June 6. Coordinated by the Volunteer Center of the LV. Register at For questions call Karen Smith, 610-807-0336,


Are you friendly and like to help people? ProJeCt of Easton is looking for a receptionist at the administration building and Fowler Literacy Center. The volunteer position entails answering phone calls, taking messages, transferring calls, and answering general inquiries. Contact Morgan McKay, 610-258-4361, Website link-


Are you easy to chat with and like to make new friends? ShareCare Faith in Action needs volunteers to visit older adults who are homebound. Visits usually last about 1 hour and occur a few times a month. Volunteer orientation and background checks are required. Contact Lynn Heiney, 610-867- 2177, Website link-


Do you have some building and/or roofing experience to make an upgrade for one of our animal pens? At The Gress Mt. Ranch in Orefield, the turkey pen roof is about 30 feet long and currently has a tie-down-tarp covering it. They need something of a more safe and permanent nature. Contact Kathryn Gress, 610-398-2122, Website link-


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