June 23, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help in the Client Choice Food Pantry on Thursday Evenings from 3 to 6 p.m. You will help the clients select their food and place items in the bags. Clients are very happy to have the assistance and help. Great way to get involved in the community. Contact Amy, 610-821-1332, aaefb1978@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000016tBex

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown seeks Summer Program Volunteers through August 16th 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, bgcajacksonk@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000010n31I

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 24 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, lisag@camelotforchildren.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000wAfKA2A0

Come one, come all to the NEW Habitat Lehigh Valley Hellertown ReStore for renovation and beautification volunteering! We need lots of help getting this brand-new location ready for opening – painting, staining, rebuilding, and landscaping 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays until June 28. Groups of 7 or less. Minimum age 16 WITH adult. Contact Gina Loiacono, 610-776-7737, gina@habitatlv.org. Website link – www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000018OhGX2A0

Itty Bitty Kitty, Allentown, is looking for volunteers for our Adoption Day/Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Assist with tidying up the rooms at the shelter and playing with the cats and kittens there while they await their fur-ever home. Contact Kathi Kuzo, 610-973-7400, ittybittykittypa@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C1a00000BlKkaEAF

Take the opportunity to get involved in your community, develop new friendships, and discover hidden talents while giving out snacks and monitoring the donors after they donate blood at the Easton donor center 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Take pride in knowing your contribution to Miller-Keystone Blood Center will impact the lives of hundreds of people every day. Minimum age 14. Only high school service hours are available. Contact Michele Cory, 610-691-5850 x212, mcory@giveapint.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00000OwlNS

Celebrating 44 years! The Museum of Indian Culture is excited to host Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American festival, the Roasting Ears of Corn Festival on August 17-18, 2024. Many hands are needed for this important fundraiser, beginning with various set-up chores, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. August 3 -6, 9-11, 14 & 15. Minimum age 16 with adult. Contact Pat Rivera, 610-797-2121, info@museumofindianculture.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00001AKXbM2AX

Monitors are needed at The Salvation Army- Hospitality House Shelter in Allentown to be responsible for the safety and security of all guests. Tasks include enforcing rules, general office, clerical and phone work, intakes and exits, cleaning and preparing guest rooms, meal preparation and reporting guest issues to the caseworker. Shifts 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 3 to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Contact Giselle, 610-432-0128, giselle.garcia@use.salvationarmy.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI000016PtIY

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.