September 24, 2023 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Are you considering joining or currently serving on a nonprofit board and want to become a more informed participant? Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is offering LEAD Now; a 5-part leadership training program that provides relevant guidance on nonprofit board service. Each of the 5 sessions is a stand-alone session. This program is virtual, and each class time is 4-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct 10- Nov 7. Register at For questions contact Karen Smith, 610-807-0336,


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-


Assist with literacy activities in a kindergarten or first grade classroom in the Allentown School District one hour per week or more. Clearances and attendance at an orientation session are required. Our next orientation session is scheduled from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11 at Hays Elementary School, Allentown. Hosted by Allentown School District Foundation. Pre-registration by October 4 is required. Contact Vicki Newhard, 484-765-4121, Website link-


Keep Oktoberfest guests hydrated with one of the widest-ranging selections of beer in the Lehigh Valley! Hosted by ArtsQuest, you can listen to traditional music and meet new people as you fill our signature Oktoberfest mugs and check guest IDs. Shifts available 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct 6-8, Oct 13-15 Other positions may be available. Contact Cory Stevens, 610-332-1370, Website link-


You have the chance to impact the lives of young people while helping them achieve their goal of earning a bike at Community Bike Works, Allentown. Working together with 3-4 people, Earn a Bike is an opportunity to teach life lessons through bicycle mechanics. Meet 4-6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. You do not have to commit to each day. No experience necessary. Teaching writing skills is also part of the program as we operate from a journal. Contact James Williams, 484-241-9906, 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-


Meet new people, make new friends, and most of all provide Lehigh Valley seniors with a lifeline to medical appointments, grocery stores, or to visit a loved one. Coordinated by Independent Transportation Network Lehigh Valley. Choose the times, days, and areas you wish to drive. Must have own vehicle and clean driving record. Minimum age 24. All rides in Lehigh Valley area only. Call 610- 419-1645 for details or email Website link-


Volunteer for our Designer Purse Bingo Fundraiser 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 8th at Lincoln Elementary School. Tasks include assisting with set-up, selling food & specials boards, distributing prizes, etc. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by Northeast Community Center, Bethlehem. Minimum age 15. Community service hours for high school students. Contact Chrisdee Lawyer, 610) 691-3355, Website link-


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