June 16, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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YLEAD is a leadership and service program for Lehigh Valley high school students (entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in the fall) hosted by Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. Participants in the program develop critical leadership skills while working to support nonprofit organizations through service projects. Open session is 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. July 8-12. Application and payment options available on our website, http://www.volunteerlv.org/y-LEAD . Contact us at 610-807-0336 or youth@volunteerlv.org.

Support Lehigh Valley Pride by volunteering to make this year’s Pride festival a success! Pride takes a community of hundreds of volunteers working together to make the event fun and unforgettable for all. Join Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center on August 18 at SteelStacks in Bethlehem for various shifts beginning at 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Contact Kris, 610-347-9988, kris@bradburysullivancenter.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000v6FAt

Cyberchance is dedicated to empowering at-risk, underrepresented, and justice-impacted individuals by providing comprehensive cybersecurity training, mentorship, and career development opportunities. Mentors are needed to help them succeed in the Cybersecurity Certification program as well as develop team, leadership, and career building skills. Contact Robert, 610-914-6142, robert@cyberchance.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000WHxBP

Meet new people, make new friends, and most of all provide Lehigh Valley seniors with a lifeline to medical appointments, grocery stores, or to visit a loved one. Coordinated by Independent Transportation Network Lehigh Valley. Choose the times, days, and areas you wish to drive. Must have own vehicle and clean driving record. Minimum age 24. All rides in Lehigh Valley area only. Contact Adele, 610-419-1645, bonshannon@aol.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000zRZWS

The mission of ProJeCt of Easton is to build a better community by helping people help themselves with the skills and knowledge necessary to break the cycle of poverty, achieve their aspirations, and foster positive change in their lives. We need a certified sign language tutor to work with a non- hearing student 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (once a week or more) Monday through Thursday. Contact Val, 610-258-4361, vpiacentini@projecteaston.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000011q7fU

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

In a world where access to fresh, locally grown produce is more crucial than ever, your contribution matters more than you know. Join Second Harvest Food Bank at the Seed Farm in Emmaus to grow and harvest produce for local pantries 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Minimum age 16 with adult. Contact Amour, 484-287-4015, ainman@caclv.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000vx5jD2AQ

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.