June 2, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Sangria fest is back at Grange Park, Upper Macungie, on June 15. Hosted by ArtsQuest, Sangria Pourers (minimum age 21) and ticket scanners (minimum age 16) are needed 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to help make this community event a success. Extra duties within your area may be required. RAMP certification is not required. Contact Parker Ryan, 610-332-1343, pryan@artsquest.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/organization/0011a00000KYGZ3AAP

Revolutions for Inclusion is a family friendly, recreational, all abilities, bike ride in memory of our friend, Sandro, on the beautiful D&L Trail in Lehighton, with proceeds to benefit the Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center. This is not a timed event. Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks beginning at 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 15. Minimum age 16 or 14 with adult. Contact Kerri, 484- 224-5288, epdsckerri@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000yfb2t

Are you skilled at using computers/laptops/tablets/cell phones? If so, Gracedale Nursing Home in Nazareth needs YOU! We are looking for a volunteer to assist residents with setting up email accounts, downloading apps, using email, troubleshooting issues, etc. Schedule is extremely flexible! Background check and orientation provided. All volunteers must be vaccinated against Covid-19. Contact Jennie, 610-829-3686, jrepsher@norcopa.gov. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000vdVNe

Do you possess great organizational and interpersonal skills to create a pleasant experience for all customers? Volunteers are needed for a variety of office related tasks at PBS39 & 91.3 WLVR in Bethlehem. The ideal availability of this position is 2-4 hours midday Monday-Friday and may expand if needed. Contact Deja, 610-984-8146, volunteer@wlvt.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000w6q9G

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

The Kitchen Hospitality team at Ripple Community Inc., Allentown, offers community members snacks and coffee, as well as providing basic kitchen cleaning and organizing of food donations. In collaboration with all volunteers and staff, circulate throughout the Center to generally ensure the space is welcoming, safe, and clean. Hours open are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tues, Wed, Thurs, and 11a.m. to 3 p.m. Fri & Sat. Contact Kristin, 484-240-1231 ext. 5, kbaxter@ripplecommunityinc.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000ypB5T

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

There is an urgent need for foster families in the greater Lehigh Valley. Folks of all different backgrounds, walks of life, and skills are needed at The Salvation Army Foster Care & Adoption Services to join the Ambassadors Committee which spearheads and facilitates outreach and recruitment ideas/opportunities to raise awareness of this need. Contact Emily, 610-821-7706, emily.anthony@use.salvationarmy.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000010zbYm

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.