September 10, 2023 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Support the fight against hunger! Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank is seeking volunteers to pick up donated items from Big Lots on Lehigh Street once every 1-2 weeks. Pick up and deliver to the food bank Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Contact Amy Hitch, 610-821-1332, Website link-


Be part of a community that champions second chances and help participants to succeed in the Cybersecurity Certification program. Cyberchance needs volunteers for numerous tasks in cybersecurity training, mentorship, and career development opportunities. No specific skill set is required. Contact Robert Fernandes, 610-914-6142, Website link-


Do you like to take action-shots with your camera? Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center is seeking a photographer or two to capture the magic at the 24th Annual Lehigh Valley Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 7 at Cedar Crest College, Allentown. We expect 1,200 people to attend a walk and block party/carnival style event. Contact Kerri DiDario, 484-224-5288, Website link-


Drivers are needed to transport families from congregations to a day center at 6 a.m. each day and then back to their congregations at 6:00 p.m. for Family Promise of Lehigh Valley clients. The vehicle is a 14-passenger van, and no special license is required. Congregations are all within 30 minutes of the Day Center located at 1346 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown. Pick a day and shift you prefer.  Clearances required. Contact Roslyn Kuba, 610-351-1368, Website link-


Is fall your favorite time of year? Do you love the smell of freshly baked apple pie and cinnamon? Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites for Apple Days! Volunteers are needed for set up (Sept 12 -14) and to assist throughout the weekend (Sept 15-17), including in the hay bale maze, making scarecrows, serving sweet fall treats, and helping in the apple brewery. Minimum age 15 or 14 with adult. Contact Charlotte, 610-882-0450, Website link-


The K9 Cash 5k Run/1 Mile Pet walk for K9 Kop Project will be held at Delps Park, Danielsville, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on September 16. For this extremely fun and rewarding event, volunteers are needed in shifts to help in several areas: set-up, equipment, basket raffle, and to help the runners, walkers or vendors. Minimum age 15 with adult. Contact Vickie Richards, 443-851-3658, Website link-

Our After School Homework Club program is seeking tutors to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, school projects, reading and math at the Northeast Community Center, Bethlehem. Elementary students attend the program 3:45-5 p.m. on Mondays & Wednesdays, and middle school students attend 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school year. Background checks are required. Contact Pala Johnson, 610-691-3355, Website link-


Marketing and media enthusiasts are needed to help us produce 1 or more short videos for The Salvation Army Children’s Services. Videos would be highlighting the stories of foster and adoptive families to show how you don’t have to be a special kind of person to foster, just willing and open to making a difference. Locations for filming can be flexible. Contact Emily Anthony, 610-821-7706, Website link-


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