Volunteer Opportunities from the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley




ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem needs Christkindlmarkt volunteers for various positions including Admissions Assistants, Booth Attendants, Eco-Squad, Merchandise Assistants, Customer Service, Kid’s Craft Assistants, and more.  The Festival runs for 6 weeks starting on November 17 through December 23rd (Thursdays through Sundays).  Shift times vary depending on day.  Call Coryna Barberis, 610-332-1360, cbarberis@artsquest.org.


BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown is looking for Mentors for students at Fountain Hill Elementary School, Bethlehem.  Mentors and Littles meet once a week 3:30-4:45pm; activity ideas are provided.  Mentors are also needed for Breakfast Program at Paxinosa Elementary, Easton.  Mentors meet once a week from 8:15-9am at school.  Call Melissa Moyer, 610-432-8000 x107, mmoyer@bbbslv.org.


EQUI-LIBRIUM, INC., Nazareth isstarting their Fall session and needs volunteers (14+ years) to help as horse handlers or side helpers to assist the riding instructor and/or therapist in carrying out the riders’ individual program plan.   Call Yvonne Darlington, 610-365-2266,



HISTORIC BETHLEHEM MUSEUMS & SITES is in need of volunteers to serve as museum tour guides/docents.  Docents introduce guests to the heritage stories found at their many historic sites.  They may also be trained to provide seasonal tours.  Training is provided for docents.  They also need an experienced Graphic Designer to assist the Marketing Coordinator.  A portfolio is requested.  Call Kristen Walsh, 610-882-0450 x20, kwalsh@historicbethlehem.org.


LEHIGH VALLEY SCORE, LCCC, Schnecksville needs experienced business people to provide confidential business mentoring services in person and online.   Lead seminars and workshops to help small business owners meet goals and achieve success.  Training provided.  Call Tracy Damiani, 610-266-3000, tracy.damiani@scorevolunteer.org.


MEALS ON WHEELS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, Allentown needs volunteers (18+ years) to go grocery shopping for homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in an area of Lehigh County that works best for you.  Flexible scheduling based on client’s needs (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly).  A 40 minute orientation is required.  Orientation scheduled for Thursday 10/26 @6:30pm, Friday 11/17 @1:00pm, and Thursday 11/30 @6:30pm, or call/email to schedule a one-on-one that fits your schedule.  Call Lindsay Fly, 610-841-7132, lfly@mealsonwheelslc.org.


THE SALVATION ARMY, Allentown needs responsible, reliable, and trustworthy volunteers for their 2017 Red Kettle Bell Ringing Campaign.  Volunteers must relate well with the public, have a desire to help raise funds, be able to stand for a 4 hour shift and ring a hand bell, must dress weather appropriate for outdoors, and provide their own transportation to The Salvation Army on N. 8th St.   A short training orientation will be provided.  Call Deirdre Govan, 610-432-0128 x220, Deirdre.govan@use.salvationarmy.org.


THE SALVATION ARMY CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Allentown is seeking energetic individuals to serve on the Rock N’ Run 4 Kids Committee.  Work with a fun group to plan and organize this event that includes a 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run, and many fun activities for families.  Must attend monthly meetings, but otherwise schedule is flexible and much of the work can be done on your own time.  Call Linda VanEsch, 610-821-7706, Linda.vanEsch@use.salvationarmy.org.


Contact the Volunteer Center to receive a brochure listing agencies in need of volunteers at 610-807-0336 or e-mail: vc@volunteerlv.org. Visit our website www.volunteerlv.org for a larger listing of volunteer opportunities.