April 7, 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 9-30. Register at www.volunteerlv.org/LEAD-Now. For questions contact Karen Smith, 610-807-0336, karen@volunteerlv.org.

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, jgibbs@cancersupportglv.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000hFlIn

Want a great way to get outside, educate children, and experience farm life? Flint Hill Farm Educational Center in Coopersburg has an opportunity for you to share fun and informative experiences with school age children in the spring and fall, typically in the mornings, Wednesday through Friday. Contact Katherine Bollinger, 610-838-2928, farm-coordinator@flinthillfarm-edcenter.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000q8Jaw Independent Transportation Network provides rides to seniors and adults with visual impairments. Virtual telephone receptionists are needed in shifts 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday and/or Tuesday to receive requests for services. Training provided. Contact Adele, 610-419-1645, bonshannon@aol.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000qfDrP2AU

Twisted Purse Bingo Night and K9 Officer Meet & Greet will be held on Friday, May 10 in Bath. Hosted by K9 Kop Project, volunteers are needed to sell tickets and daubers, run baskets to raffle winners and verify bingo card winners. The proceeds go towards an Operational Medical class for K9 Officers to learn how to render first aid to their K9 Partners when needed. Minimum age 15 with adult. Contact Vickie Richards, 443-851-3658, k9kopproject@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000pmGeb

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. Contact Dorothy, 610-794-5226, dvanderdrift@phoebe.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000beAoF

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, emily.anthony@use.salvationarmy.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000WOTb7

Looking for a fun and engaging activity with friends, why not become a Zoellner Arts Center volunteer usher! Hosting over 250 events a year including many student club activities, as well as campus and community events, volunteer for at least 5 events a season, mostly nights and weekends. There will be standing for extended periods of time (1-2hrs), and the ability to move freely up and down stairs is preferred. Contact Robin Perry, 610-758-5453, rbp220@lehigh.edu. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000qJO91


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.