February 25, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Join Civic Theatre of Allentown on a journey through the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s for the musical ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’” told through the timeless music of Thomas Fats Waller. Volunteers are needed February 23 through March 10 for ticket takers, ushers, and concessions. Contact Chelsi, 610-432-8943, volunteercoordinator@civictheatre.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011a00000KYGZPAA5


Be a Hero for people with Down Syndrome and volunteer at the 3.21 Run on March 30 at Lehigh Valley Parkway – LVRR Clubhouse, Allentown. Hosted by Eastern PA Down Syndrome Center, various volunteer positions are available from 8 a.m. to noon, including set up, registration, water station, course marshals & sweepers, and more. Contact Kerri DiDario, 484-224-5288, epdsckerri@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000XhAm7


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


Marvine Elementary in Bethlehem receives a food donation every Friday to distribute to the community. We need help to organize and monitor the food when the community begins to take the items, a watcher for the quantities taken in, sign up list, and break down boxes. Takes place outdoors – rain or shine. Contact Luis Vasquez, 610-865-0012, lvasquez@basdschools.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011P00000xznvmQAA


Be My Neighbor Day is back and will be at the Bethlehem Area Public Library! Join PBS39 & 91.3 WLVR on March 23 for a day of fun with performances from Lolly Hopwood, visits from Bethlehem’s Civic Leaders, Storytimes, craft activities, Daniel Tiger meet and greet and more! Volunteers are needed for set up prior to the event and with crafts, chaperone rooms for safety and table the day of the event. Clearances, application, and information session required. Minimum age 14 with adult. Contact Deja, 610-984-8146, volunteer@wlvt.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000Qcdiw


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 Wednesdays, March 6 to April 10, with an in-person networking session with nonprofits April 24. Coordinated by the Volunteer Center of the LV. Register at www.volunteerlv.org/proj-blueprint. For questions call Karen Smith, 610-807-0336, Karen@volunteerlv.org.


As an adult education tutor, you will work 1:1 or in small groups with GED or English as a Second Language (ESL) students at ProJeCt of Easton’s Fowler Literacy Center. You will support classroom teachers and empower students in their educational journey. Shifts available Monday-Thursday 9:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Monday-Wednesday 6 -8:15 p.m. We are in the most need of PM tutors. (Bachelor’s Degree required.) Contact Morgan, 610-258-4361, mmckay@projecteaston.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000YNCEm


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.