July 7, 2024 | Current Volunteer Opportunities from Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

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The Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help pack food boxes and bags for our Elderly Food Program (EFP). We will pack boxes 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Our seniors are very grateful that we are able to deliver both fresh and frozen produce to them in addition to non- perishable items. Contact Amy Hitch, 610-821-1332, aaefb1978@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00001BbEpz2AF

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 monitoring the donors and giving out snacks after they donate blood at the Easton donor center 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Sometimes we have open shifts 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. 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

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

Neither rain nor snow nor heat nor gloom of night will keep us from needing your help! The Gress Mountain Ranch in Orefield needs assistance with the daily feeding and watering of Stanley Llama, the pigs, goats, horses, ponies, alpacas, and other resident animals. Small groups can help with ground maintenance, composting, and cleaning of stalls. Minimum age 14, or 10 with parent supervision. Contact Kathryn Gress at 610-398-2122, gressranch@gmail.com. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0C4z00000UtRuREAV

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

Wilson Area LINCS Family Center needs volunteers at the food pantry on the campus of the Wilson Area Intermediate School in Wilson. The pantry operates on most Monday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. except on school holidays. Contact Trina, 484-373-6200, LINCS@wilsonareasd.org. Website link- www.volunteerlv.org/opportunity/a0CVI00001AXPcq2AH

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.