February 11, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering is partnering with the Bethlehem Area Public Library to provide information for people who are experiencing homelessness, risk of homelessness, or who need resources. Computer savvy volunteers will input guest info into a software database and search for appropriate resources any weekday, 9 a.m. to1 p.m. and relay information in written form and verbally. Contact Maria Shior, 484-602-5505, mshior@bes-inc.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000S6cKF

The K9 Kop Project’s mission is to purchase equipment, services, training and/or K9’s for Officers who protect us in our communities through fundraising efforts that include exciting basket raffles. Become a Basket Raffle Outreach Volunteer! Your charisma and passion can help us secure fantastic donations from local businesses. All Baskets and Gift Certificates to be turned in or scheduled for pick up by April 30. Contact Vickie Richards, 443-851-3658, k9kopproject@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000RVop2

Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association is seeking community volunteers to staff the 2024 Lehigh Valley Auto Show for 5-hour shifts. The show is scheduled for Thursday, March 21 through Sunday, March 24 at Stabler Athletic & Convocation Center. All functions are indoors. Volunteers are provided a T-shirt, snacks and free parking. Contact Rebecca Shoemaker, 610-217-3570, rbshoemaker@icloud.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000V09Ub2AJ

Calling all animal lovers! Volunteers are needed for cat care & socialization, dog walkers, small animal (rabbit & guinea pig) care, laundry, dishwashing & maintenance related duties at the Lehigh Valley Humane Society, Allentown. Minimum age 14. Contact Lee Ferguson, 610-797-1205 x307, lee@lehighhumane.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000JwVtZ

Fowler Literacy Center at ProJeCt of Easton is now accepting volunteer applications for the position of Test Proctor. Volunteers will ensure a controlled testing environment that will allow test-takers to perform to the very best of their abilities for the CASAS test (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems) and/or the GED (General Education Development). Training required. Time commitment: 2- 10 hours per week. Contact Morgan McKay, 610-258-4361 x18, development@projecteaston.org.

Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000TyrG8EAJ

Sights for Hope is seeking volunteers to work with staff to administer vision-screening tests for preschool and Kindergarten age children in Lehigh or Northampton County. Reliable transportation to screening sites is necessary. Training will be provided. Minimum age 21. Contact Rita Lang, 610-433- 6018, rita@sightsforhope.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000OwlNS

The Lehigh Valley is facing a critical shortage of safe, loving foster homes for children and teens. Foster parents have the incredible opportunity to welcome a child or children into your home and provide them with love and security for as long as they need. The Salvation Army Foster Care & Adoption Services provides a high level of training and support to prepare you for the unique needs of children in care. Contact Emily Anthony, 610-821-7706, emily.anthony@use.salvationarmy.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000Ve1cFEAR

Whitehall Historical Preservation Society needs volunteers to assist with basic maintenance projects and general cleaning both inside and outside (weather permitting) 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 18. Assistance is also needed to help monitor tours of the property. Contact Alice Lieberman, 610-776-7280, WHSP@verizon.net. Website link- https://www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000SxxiK

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