May 26, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown seeks Summer Program Volunteers to help implement a diverse, safe, and fun variety of educational and recreational programs and activities for youth. Volunteers may work in different program areas as needed, including delivering educational and mentoring programs, and activities in the areas of arts, sports, fitness, and more. Minimum age 16 with adult. Contact Katherine, 610-432-9944, Website link-

Be a buddy to a camper (ages 6-19) with special needs (or one of their siblings) during Camelot for Children’s summer camp 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday, June 17 to Jul 26, and have fun enriching their lives with outdoor activities while keeping them safe. Adults and youth 12 years or older are welcome to help enrich the lives of children with special needs at 2354 W Emmaus Ave, Allentown. Community Service Hours available. Contact Lisa Griesemer, 610-698-9156, Website link-

The National Youth Bike Summit hosted by Community Bike Works is being held at Muhlenberg College from June 14 to June 16 and needs volunteers for a variety of shifts and tasks from assisting with registration, directing attendees to appropriate buildings, managing the bicycle check out/check in process to chaperoning a fun youth event. Contact Melanie, 610-533-4479, Website

Grace Community Foundation food pantry in Allentown distributes food every Friday, and the 3rd & 4th Saturday every month. Looking for small groups or individuals to bag & distribute groceries and clean- up. The hours are 8:45-11:15 a.m. each day. Community service hours available. Minimum age 12 with adult. Contact Patty, 484-788-4903, Website

Docents are an integral part of the Lehigh Valley Zoo in Schnecksville. These are long term volunteer positions who act as informal teachers for the public and assist the zoo in connecting our guests with our mission by interpreting exhibits across the zoo, assisting with interactive exhibits, and working alongside our education team. Contact Peter, 610-799-4171, Website link-

Help is needed to receive, sort, and organize pantry delivery of food as well as prepare grocery bags of food for distribution 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday at The Salvation Army Allentown.

Some light lifting of up to 10 lbs. Contact Deirdre, 610-432-0129, Website link-

Humankind Day, hosted by Unidos, Inc is a community event which is held collaboratively with other organizations and the Allentown School District to identify the families of high need and provide supplies and activities to keep their children safe and engaged during the summer months while encouraging continued learning. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 1 at Bucky Boyle Park, but the greatest need is setting up before, and cleaning up after the event. Contact Yahaira Davis, 484-403-0811, Website link-

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, Website link-


Visit our website for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities or contact us at 610-807-0336, for more information.