February 18, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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American Cancer Society is actively looking for folks who want to get involved with our Relay For Life Lehigh Valley event taking place at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley 2-6 p.m. on June 8. We welcome you if you are available to meet monthly to connect with plans, you are outgoing and willing to lend a hand, and you have a positive attitude about helping others. Contact Kristina, 610- 882-5774, kristina.high@cancer.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000WDNee

Have fun while helping to inspire the future leaders of the Lehigh Valley. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley has started a new after school mentoring program called STEAM Club for elementary school students in Allentown to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts. Contact Kristen Wisdo, 610-829-9341, kwisdo@bbbslv.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000TTvh42AD

Museum shop volunteers provide a warm and welcoming environment for visitors and share information about tours, programs, exhibitions, and events. Volunteers process transactions and support the mission of Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites through the promotion and sale of memberships. A resume, references, and an interview are required for this position. Contact Charlotte, 610-882-0450, cfiliciotto@historicbethlehem.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000UuosH2AR

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 with a T-shirt, snacks and free parking. Contact Rebecca Shoemaker, 610-217-3570, rbshoemaker@icloud.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000V09Ub2AJ

Do you have a friendly dog that could share some of their love with others? Pleasure of Your Company Therapy Dog (POYC) teams will attend the monthly Shoprite employee wellness program at the Bethlehem store from 1 – 2 p.m. on the last Friday of the month. Therapy dog teams must be registered with POYC. Contact Helene, 570-814-6078, poycdogs@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000THfu62AD

Make a meaningful difference at St. Luke’s University Health Network as an adult volunteer! Engage with patients and guests and provide well-needed support in various departments. Opportunities vary by campus, but popular roles include greeters, gift shop volunteers, family advocate in OR Waiting Room and pet therapy. Minimum age 14. Contact Liz Deck, 484-526-4600, volunteers@sluhn.org.

Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011a00000KYGbiAAH

The Ortiz Ark Foundation in Allentown is excited to announce that our community is opening a new center, ” The Ark,” but we need some help preparing it for operation. We are looking for skilled laborers and construction workers to volunteer their time to help build and repair our community center, and volunteers who can assist us with organizing, sorting, arranging, and cleaning the space. Contact Jessica, 484-951-0921, theortizarkfoundation@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000VqywE2AR

Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem is looking to expand its Board of Trustees. If you enjoy the arts and community service, this might be the board for you! Founded in 1981, Touchstone’s mission reaches our diverse Lehigh Valley community through original performances, award-winning arts education programming, and transformative community-building projects. The Board of Trustees meets bi- monthly, attends events, and donates to name a few of the ways Board service makes an impact at the theatre. Contact Lisa Jordan, 610-867-1689, lisa@touchstone.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000WDAFW

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.