March 24, 2024 | 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, April 2-30 Register at For questions contact Karen Smith, 610-807-0336,

Boutique At The Rink, Bethlehem, is an organization of Lehigh Valley volunteers dedicated to supporting cancer services in the community through the annual sale of new and gently used items. Volunteers are needed May 3 through May 24 for various positions including receiving/unloading donations, setting up tables & racks, sorting donated items, etc., Mon & Wed from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Jen, 610) 861-7555, Website link-


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, Website link-


Itty Bitty Kitty will be holding a Bingo Fundraiser at Macungie Memorial Hall on Sunday, April 21. Volunteers are needed in shifts from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for set-up and food prep, and 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. for game time tasks and breakdown. Minimum age 12 with adult. Contact Madeline, 610-973- 7400, Website link-


Our residents LOVE, LOVE, LOVE being able to get out and enjoy a ride! A volunteer with a CDL license is needed to assist with getting residents at Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center loaded onto the bus and driving on a preplanned trip through the countryside. A CDL license with a medical card is required to drive our 16-seat capacity bus along with other security & health checks. Contact Dorothy, 610-794-5226, Website link-


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, Website link-


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, Website link-

Great opportunity for companies, groups, families, or individuals to volunteer for The Salvation Army Children’s Services’ Rock N Run 5K, 10K, and Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, May 11 at Coca-Cola Park beginning at 8:30 a.m. Have a blast while helping children impacted by foster care. Lots of different jobs are available from course marshal to food service to cheering section. Minimum age 12 with an adult. 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.