April 21, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is offering the last 2 sessions for LEAD Now – a training program that provides relevant guidance on nonprofit board service. Nonprofit Finances – What You Need to Know on April 23, and Understanding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on the Board on April 30. This program is virtual, and each class time is 4-5:30 p.m. Register at www.volunteerlv.org/LEAD-Now. For questions contact Karen Smith, 610-807-0336, karen@volunteerlv.org.


Are you good with technology? Share your knowledge of cell phones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV Stick, and Smart TV with the residents at Cedarbrook Senior Care & Rehab in Fountain Hill any time/day 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon, Tue, Wed. or 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Minimum age 16 or 13 with adult. Contact Kerry, 610-336-5684, kerrymagliane@lehighcounty.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000ntcBn2AI


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


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


Certified Pleasure of Your Company Therapy Dog teams visit with patients at St. Luke’s. Handlers and their dogs walk with patients. Visits are scheduled based on your schedule. Handlers must also complete the volunteer requirements for the hospital. See what a difference you and your dog can be to a patient. Contact Helene, 570-814-6078, poycdogs@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000bthRl


Do you have a passion for plants and a desire to make a hands-on difference in your community? Join Second Harvest Food Bank at the Seed Farm in Emmaus for a day of planting onions and other fieldwork 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 23. In a world where access to fresh, locally grown produce is more crucial than ever, your contribution matters more than you know! Minimum age 16 with adult. Please bring work gloves and a sun hat. Contact Amour Inman, 484-287-4015, ainman@caclv.org Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000sj7no


We need care every day! Stanley Llama and the pigs, goats, horses, ponies, alpacas, and other animals would love to meet you! The Gress Mountain Ranch in Orefield needs volunteers to assist with their daily feeding and watering. Small groups also needed to help with ground maintenance, composting, and cleaning of stalls. Minimum age 14, or 10 with parent supervision. To arrange a day and time contact Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000UtRuREAV


Volunteers are needed to assist with assembling boxes of food at The Whole Life Center, Easton, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Volunteers will then take boxes out to the people’s cars by the loading dock. As activities are slowing down everything can be put away and cleaned up. Contact Donna Lavin, 610-417-2067, donna@wholelifectr.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000WISn7EAH

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.